Community Calendar: January 2, 2014 – January 7, 2014

By EGP News

Today, Thurs., Jan. 2

4:30-5:30pm—Teen Thing! Tile Coasters at the City Terrace Library. Make unique tile coasters using an image or pattern you will select to have transferred onto the tile. Get creative! One tile per teen participant. Ages 11-18. Free admission. The library is located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr. LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 261-0295.

5:30-7pm—ESL Conversation Practice Class at the Cypress Park Library. Practice your English with others. Improve pronunciation, comprehension & vocabulary. Class meets Thursdays through Feb. 20 in the Community Room. Free materials provided./Clase de Conversacion en Ingles — Jueves de 5:30–7:00pm. Mejorar su pronunciacion. Elevar su comprendimiento. Enriquecer su vocabulario. Conocer nuevos amigos! GRATIS. Proveemos materials. Library is located at 1150 Cypress Ave. LA 90065. For more information, call (323) 224-0039.


Friday, Jan. 3

11am-3pm—Kids In Bootcamp at All City of Commerce Parks. Kids ages 6 to 12  can start the New Year right by getting busy with different physical challenges. The program is free to Commerce residents. For park locations, go to .


Saturday, Jan. 4

9am-3pm—Too Toxic to Trash: Free LA County Hazardous & E-Waste Roundup at theParamount Swap Meet. 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. Paramount Swap Meet is located at 7900 All American City Way in Paramount (off of Paramount Blvd.). 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

2-4pm—  Day of the Three Kings at the Bell Gardens Library. Hear stories in English and Spanish. Other Activities: Play Lotería (Bingo). Art Activity: Rosca de Reyes. Play time. The library is located at 7110 S. Garfield Ave. Bell Gardens 90201. For more information, call (562) 927-1309. 

1:30pm—Teen Moving Screening at the Lincoln Park Library. Kick off the New Year with a new released DVD on big screen. Bring your friends and family. Come one and come all, it’s free. Library is located at 2530 Workman St. LA 9003. For more information, call  (323) 226-1692.


Monday, Jan. 6

8:30-11am & 9am-11:45am—Free ESL & Introduction to Computer Classes at the Lucille Beserra Roybal Family Source Center in Boyle Heights. Sign up for one of two sessions: Session 1 at 8:30am offers ESL & computer instruction; Session 2 at 9am offers computer training. Both classes are held Mon-Thursday and run through Feb. 9. The Center is located at 2130 E. 1st St, Suite # 110, LA 90033. For more information, call (323) 526-930.


Wednesday, Jan. 8

4-6pm—Introduction to Computers at City of Commerce Bristow Park Library. Classes also available at other Commerce Library Branches; check Atlantic, Greenwood or Central Library Reference Desk or call (323) 722-6660 x2864 or visit for dates and times. Please sign up ahead of time for the classes you plan to attend. Classes can accommodate 6-18 students per session depending on the library. Bristow Park Library is located at 1466 McDonnell Ave. Commerce, 90040.



Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Presents the Monterey Park Art+Film Lab Jan. 10-Feb. 9 at East Los Angeles College. The lab will offer free art & film programming to the community of Monterey Park & surrounding cities. Programs include interactive film workshops, a diverse line-up of film screenings, and an oral history project; all of which is free to the public. At the conclusion of the project, residents are invited to spend a day at the museum where they will receive free admission. For more information about the project and a full lineup of Monterey Park’s workshops and films, go to .

The CalStateLA Symphony Orchestra/Olympia Youth presents “Mostly Mendelssohn” Jan. 12 at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 S. Mission Dr., San Gabriel, 91776. Concert starts at 3pm and is free & open to the public. The orchestra includes CSULA and other students who gained admittance through the annual competitive auditions. The youngest student this year is only 11 years old. Program will include Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, Handel Water Music Suite and Mendelssohn 5th Symphony “Reformation”. Tickets not required. For more information, email or call (626) 242-3579.


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