Community Calendar: October 24, 2013- October 30, 2013

By EGP News

Today, Thur. Oct. 24

10am-1pm—Free Health Fair at Arroyo Vista Family Health Center location in El Sereno and Saturday in Highland Park. Children and adults can receive free health screenings, vision, dental, blood pressure, hearing, podiatry, or get a health review for the entire family. Visit health education exhibits, nformation on how to enroll in insurance programs through Obama Care. Free PAP smears by appointment only. El Sereno location: 4837 N.  Huntington Drive, LA 90032. Call (323) 225-0024 for more information. Fair repeats Saturday, Oct. 26, 10am-1pm,  at the Clinic in Highland Park: 6000 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042. The clinic can be reached about the health fairs or services and programs offered by Arroyo Vista Family Health Center, call  (323) 987-2000.


6:30pm—Montebello Town Hall Meeting with Caltrans at City Hall. Residents can ask questions & share concerns over CALTRANS maintenance: issues with flooding, freeway emissions, freeway noise and security. Montebello City Hall is located at 1600 W. Beverly Blvd. For more information, call (323) 887-1437.


Saturday, Oct. 26

7:30am-12noon—Community Cleanup Day at Barnes Park in Monterey Park. Help paint walls, handrails, picnic tables and playground equipment. RSVP required. Barnes Park is located at 350 S. McPherrin Ave. For more information, contact the recreation department at (626) 307-1388.


8:30am-3pm—College and Career Fair at the Mendez Learning Center in Boyle Heights. Students and parents can learn about financial aid, college readiness for AB540 students, and more. Reps from over 20 colleges and universities will be available to discuss career and college prospects. Mendez is located at 1200 Plaza del Sol. For more information, call (323) 981-5400.


9am-3pm—Too Toxic to Trash: Free LA County Hazardous & E-Waste Roundup at the Huntington Park City Yard. Safely discard household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, unused pharmaceuticals, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides, home-generated sharps waste such as hypodermic needles, pen needles, syringes, lancets, and intravenous needles, universal waste including household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and electronic waste (e-waste) such as TVs and monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos, and cell phones. The Huntington Park City Yard is located at 6900 Bissell St. Huntington Park. For more information, call County of LA Dept. of Public Works at 1(888) CLEAN LA or go to, contact LA County Sanitation Districts at 1 (800) 238-0172 or


10am-12noon—College Fair at Schurr High School –Presented by MUSD & Sen. Ron Calderon. College & university reps. will discuss their schools, application process, financial aid and more. Schurr is located at 820 N. Wilcox Ave., Montebello 90640. For more information, call (323) 890-2790.


10am-8pm—White Memorial Medical Center in Boyle Heights Invites the Community to 100th Year Homecoming Sabbath Celebration, a special day of worship, fellowship and various activities. Celebration begins with a Centennial worship service at 10am, followed by a complimentary lunch and a concert by Christian music vocalist Sandi Patty at 7pm. White Memorial is located at 1720 E. Cesar E Chavez Ave. LA 90033. For more information, visits


8am—Youth Fishing Derby at Whittier Narrow Recreation Area-North Lake, hosted by the Montebello Police Dept., Daniel Hernandez Youth Foundation & LA County Parks & Rec. Open to ages 5-15; no adult fishing allowed. Limit one rod per youth. Participants must register: begins at 8am; Fishing from 9am-Noon. Location: 751 S. Santa Anita Ave, South El Monte, Area D-Santa Anita Entrance. For more information, call (562) 865-3764.


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