Community Calendar: June 5, 2014 – June 11, 2014

By EGP News

Today, Thurs., June 5

6-8pm—LA Union Station Master Plan Community Meeting. Metro present updates to draft plan for upgrades to Union Station. Spanish and Mandarin translations will be provided. Location: Metro Board Room, 3rd floor, One Gateway Plaza, LA 90012. For info, call (213) 922-2499.


5-6pm—Free Magic Show at Chet Holifield Library in Montebello. Micahel Mezmer will perform hypnosis & magic tricks. All ages welcome. Library located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave. Montebello 90640. For info, call (323) 728-0421.


Friday, June 6

9am—Kick Off of 3-Day Montebello Garage Yard Sale 2014. Second of city’s four permit-free weekends allowing yard sales on private property. Various locations. Continues through Sunday.


Saturday, June 7

9-11am—Councilman Huizar’s Eagle Rock Community Clean Up. Volunteers meet at  Eagle Rock City Hall 2035 Colorado Blvd), then branch out across 14th district. Wear comfortable work clothes, closed shoes & bring water & sunscreen! For more info,  call (323) 254-5295 or email


1pm—Free Walking Tour of Boyle Heights “Art Box” Project. Meet at Mariachi Plaza near Bailey Street and see and hear how 9 artists transformed 9 generic city utility traffic-light boxes into original works of art along the First Street Arts Corridor. For more information, call CD14 Boyle Heights office at (323) 526-9332.


2pm—Robert Louis Stevenson Library Sword-Fighting Program. “Game On Stunt Team” performs exciting demonstrations of face-to-face battles & period demonstrations using different weapons. Safely protocols followed. Kids & parents can safely hold some of the swords. Library is located at 803 Spence St. LA 90023. For more info, call (323) 268-4710.


Sunday, June 8

2-4pm—Free Concert at Olvera Street Hosted by the LA Opera Zarzuela Project & Mariachi Conservancy. The lively & engaging event features beautiful melodies & stories for the whole family; Zarzuela is the popular Spanish form of operetta. Performance in the main plaza area. Historic Olvera Street is located across from Union Station on Alameda between Cesar Chavez & Arcadia. For more info, go to or call (213) 972-3157.


Tuesday, June 10

6pm—Musical Treasures at the East LA Library. The ensemble Celticana Music and Programs presents an evening of delightful Irish and Americans music, performed on the hammered dulcimer and other instruments. Library located at 4837 E. Third St. LA 90022. For more info, call (323) 264-0155.


6:30pm—Montebello Open House Meeting on Union Pacific Railroad Grade Separation to be located on   the rail line just south of Olympic Blvd. Location: Applied Technology School, 1200 W. Mines Ave. Two more meetings will be held June 12: 10am at Montebello Senior Center, 115 S. Taylor Ave. and at 6:30 pm at the Applied Technology School. For more information, call (323) 887-1460.


Wednesday, June 11

6-8pm— Zoot Suit Riots Documentary Film Screening & Discussion at the East Los Angeles Library. Explore the history of the Zoot Suit Riots & hear panel discussion with leaders of the early Chicano Movement. Free admission. Library is located at 4837 E. 3rd St. LA 90022. For more info, call (323) 264-0155.



Highland Park Bike Lane Community Meeting June 12 at Franklin High School in the auditorium. Councilman Gil Cedillo invites you to share your opinion on proposal for bike lanes on Figueroa Street between Ave. 52 & York. Franklin is located at 820 N. Ave. 54, LA 90042. For more info, call (323)550-1538 or go to Translation will be provided.



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