Community Calendar: July 17, 2014 – July 24, 2014

By EGP News

Today, Thursday, July 17

6:30-8:30pm—Louie Cruz Beltran Headlines Summer Concert Series at Montebello City Park. Fun for whole family. Concerts every Thursday through Aug. 7. Food, crafts and more. Park: 1300 W. Whittier Blvd. For more info, call (323) 887-4579.

7-9pm—Bell Gardens Free Summer Concert With La Sirena y Orchestra Mar de Ashe (Salsa & Merengue) at Veterans Park. Bring a lawn chair to enjoy family-friendly concert. Concerts continue every other Thursday through Aug. 28. Veterans Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For complete schedule & information, call (562) 806-7650.


Friday, July 18

4-8pm—Monterey Park Weekly Certified Farmers Market. Farmers and vendors will offer fresh, locally grown produce, flowers, nuts, honey and more. Event also features hot food and live entertainment. Parking is available near city hall. Location: 318 S. Ramona Ave. For info, email

 6-10pm—Ford Theatre Foundation J.A.M. Session and Family Movie Night at East LA Civic Center. Move, groove, & play with professional dancers then take in a free outdoor family-friendly movie. Take the Gold Line to the Eastside cultural hot spot. Bring blankets, chairs & dinner. For more information, call (323) 260-2360.


Saturday July 19

9am-1pm—Los Angeles Christian Health Center 4th Annual Back to School Bash  Event will include free games, giveaways, school & sports physicals (bring forms from school). Center location: 1625 E. 4th Street 90033. For more information, call (323) 268-8391.


Sunday, July 20

2-3pm—Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library Presents “Communicating with Pets,” with animal communicator Faye Pietrokowsky. She will share stories, tips & techniques to better understand pet behavior and communication. Library is located at 318 S. Ramona Ave. For info, call (626) 307-1368.

3-5pm—League of Women Voters Pasadena Area 4th Annual Ice Cream Social Fundraiser at the group’s new Western Justice Center offices: 55 S. Grand Ave, Pasadena. Children & adults will enjoy giant Fosselman’s ice cream sundaes or scoops of sorbet for just $10 for the first adult family member and $5 for each additional person over 13; under 13 are free; $5 for students & low-income people. Reservations encouraged, call (626) 798-0965 or email


Tuesday, July 22

6:30pm—Meet New Eastside Neighborhood Prosecutor Cynthia Gonzalez at Boyle Heights City Hall. Neighborhood prosecutors work with the LAPD & other city agencies on quality of life issues. Gonzalez is responsible for areas covered by the Hollenbeck Police Station, such as Aliso Village, Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Estrada Courts, Hermon, Hillside Village, Lincoln Heights, Montecito Heights, Monterey Hills, Pico Gardens, Ramona Gardens, Rose Hills Courts & University Hills. Boyle Heights City Hall is located at 2130 E. 1st St, LA 90033.



SEAACA Pet Care Fair at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Fair will include low-cost mobile spaying & neutering, adoptions, vaccination clinic, license renewals, food and more. Dogs must be on leashes and cats in crates. Time:12-3pm. Park is located at 6662 Loveland Ave. To make an appointment for veterinarian services call The Lucy Pet Foundation at (855) 499-5829.

Monterey Park’s First Night Market at Barnes Park on July 25. New monthly event will  feature food, entertainment, art exhibits, games & the city’s first beer and wine garden. Time:5-10:30pm. Free Admission. Park is located at 350 S. McPherrin Ave.

July 26 Is Retirement Planning Day at Wells Fargo Banks open on Saturdays. Talk to a banker about retirement saving options, use the My Retirement Plan online tool, speak to an advisor about Wells Fargo’s Envision planning process, and learn more about unique retirement needs for business owners. Customers who meet with a banker and receive a financial review will receive a Wells Fargo dream coin bank to help them save toward future goals.


Attention Artists! Monterey Park Seeks Local Artists to Decorate Utility/Traffic Boxes.  If interested, submit a sketch that incorporates the city’s official flower, geraniums, or other community appropriate design. Participants must be Monterey Park residents or attend a school in the city. For more information, call (626) 307-1388.

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