Community Calendar November 7, 2013 – November 13, 2013

By EGP News

Today, Thurs., Nov. 7

3:30-4:30pm—The Malabar Library in East LA Presents Thor’s Reptile Family. Explore and learn about arthropods, amphibians, and reptiles of all sizes. Kids of all ages welcome. Free admission. Library is located at 2801 Wabash Ave., LA 90033. For more information, call (323) 263-1497.

4pm—Arroyo Seco Library Presents “Magic” with Allen Oshiro. The magician will give a performance sure to please the entire family. All ages welcome. The library is located at 6145 N. Figueroa, Highland Park 90042. For more information, call (323) 255-0537.

6-8pm—Monterey Park’s Chamber of Commerce presents Free Affordable Health Care Act Seminar. Learn about how the affordable care act (Obamacare) will impact your family or businesses. Monterey Park Chamber of Commerce is located at 700 El Mercado Ave. For info or to RSVP call (626) 570-9429 or email


Friday, Nov. 8

11:30am & 12:45pm—Metro Presents 2nd Street Brass Band at Union Station. Swing by at lunchtime & catch one of the two free performances by students from the downtown Los Angeles Colburn School of Performing Arts. Location: Union Station Main Concourse, 800 N. Alameda St. LA 90012.

3-6pm—2013 Closing ‘CaminArte’ at Boyle Heights Farmers Market at Mariachi Plaza. Mariachi Plaza turns into an inter-generational art gathering where artists share, display and sell their artwork. Great music & food. Performances by Zipaktli, Hoop Scream, Panic Movement and The Black Beacon Sound. Take Metro Gold Line to Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights.

4-8pm—“Backstage Pass” Unplugged Concert at Bell Gardens Neighborhood Youth Center. Local bands, singers, and poets ages 13-17 will perform at the city’s first annual concert. Neighborhood Youth Center is located at 5856 Ludell St. For more info, call (562) 806-7667.

6-9pm—Montebello’s 5th Annual Taste of the Town. Residents and business owners will have a chance to taste samples from more than 20 local restaurants, wine and spirits while enjoying live entertainment and a live auction. Hosted by the Montebello Chamber of Commerce at Bragramian Hall, located at 900 W. Lincoln Ave. For more info call (323)721-7946 or visit


Saturday, Nov. 9 

8:45am-3pm—Neighbor to Neighbor-Resources for the Homeless, a program to assist the chronically homeless in Northeast LA. Learn what Recycled Resources for the Homeless is all about, your homeless neighbors & how you can help improve their lives. Meet at Eagle Rock City Hall: 2035 Colorado Blvd. LA 90041. For more information, visit RSVP to Rebecca Prine at

10am—Affordable Care Act Information Session at Charles White Elementary School hosted by Congressman Xavier Becerra, Assembly Speaker John Perez & LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia. Uninsured or individual coverage to high? Get one-on-one counseling in multiple languages. School is located at 2401 Wilshire Blvd. LA 90057. RSVP at (213) 481-1425. For more information, call (213) 482-1425.

2-6pm—Community Series-‘Health Care Reform and You’ Sponsored by U.S. Rep Lucille Roybal-Allard, Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez & LAUSD Board Member Monica Garcia at the Hilda Solis Learning Academy. Learn what Obama Care means to you and how to apply. Learning Academy is located at 319 N. Humphreys Ave, LA 90022.

1-4pm—Join the Audubon Center at Debs Park 10 Year Anniversary Celebration. Audubon has spent the last decade connecting people to nature in the highly-urban Northeast LA area. There will be music, food & fun for the entire family. The center is located at 4700 N. Griffin Ave, LA 90031. For more information or to RSVP, visit

2pm—Robert L. Stevenson Library Presents Nelson A. Castillo, attorney & author of “La Tarjeta Verde: Cómo obtener la residencia permanente en los Estados Unidos (The Green Card: How to Get Permanent Residence in the United States”). Castillo will provide information on how to get permanent residence status in the US. Session is free & open to the public. The library is located at 803 Spence St. LA 90023. For more information call: (323) 263-6901. Castillo will be at the Benjamin Franklin Library on Nov. 16 at 1pm.

7pm—Arroyo Arts Discovery Tour Preview Party at Ave 50 Studio in Highland Park, featuring a representative sample of the work of artists on the largest art tour in Northeast LA on Nov. 24. Coincides with 2nd Saturday NELA Artwalk. Ave. 50 is located 131 North Ave. 50, Highland Park 90042.


Tuesday, Nov. 12

6-7pm—Anthony Quinn Library Workshop:  Road to Job Success: What Job is Right for You? This highly interactive workshop will provide tools to help you identify your top five values and find the job of your dreams. Learn how to navigate the world of work and find new ways to get paid to do what you love. Free & open to the publics. Library is located at 3965 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 264-7715.



Lecture on Hypertension, Diabetes & Alzheimer’s Disease Nov. 14 at Beverly Hospital. Learn what role the different diseases have on brain health and overall wellbeing. Light refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Time: 3-4:30pm. Beverly Hospital is located at 309 W. Beverly Blvd. Montebello 90640. For more info, call (800) 618-6664.

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