Community Calendar: July 3, 2014 – July 9, 2014

By EGP News

Today, Thursday July 3 

4pm—Animal Survival Science Fair at the Arroyo Seco Library. Learn about animal survival science at this interactive fair. Each station will feature a small, hands-on experiment for kids to see how animals have adapted to their environments. Library is located at 6145 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042. For more information, call (323) 255-0537.


7-9pm—Bell Gardens Free Summer Concert at Veterans Park.  Mariachi Voz De America presents a night of classic mariachi music. 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 4

12:30-6pm—4th of July Recreation Swim at Ford Park Pool. Bell Gardens recreation staff will host three swimming sessions. Admission: Children & seniors $1; adults $2. Ford Park is located at 800 Park Lane. For more info, call (562) 806-7650.


Tuesday, July 8

6pm—Los Angeles Police Commission Public Meeting on Chief of Police Reappointment Process. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is seeking another five-year term as police chief and  the commission would like to hear from residents & businesses what they think. Location: Lincoln Heights Senior Center, 2323 Workman St. LA 90031.


Wednesday, July 9

6pm—South Coast AQMD Public Hearing on Exide Technologies & Air Quality Issues in Maywood. Exide operates a lead-acid battery recycling plant in Vernon. The board will take public testimony.  Location: Maywood Academy High School Auditorium, 6125 Pine Ave. Maywood 90270. For more information, call the Clerk of the Board at (909) 396-2500 or email .


6-7:30pm—Coffee With Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-South Gate) at Bateman Hall in Lynwood. Rendon will discuss legislation he is sponsoring and explain how a law becomes a bill. Meet his staff and discuss issues of concern. Bateman Hall: 11330 Bullis Rd, Lynwood 90262.



Mayor’s Office of Economic Dev. Workshop: Entrepreneurship – Doing Business in LA July 12 at the Benjamin Franklin Library -10am to 12noon. Learn how to legally start a business in L.A.; about city & other resources. Free to attend. RSVP to attend: Library located a 2200 E. 1st St., LA 90033. For more info, call (323) 263-6901.


Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce 5 year Anniversary Celebration July 16 at Herbalife in downtown LA. Event is free to members; $20 non-members. Hors d’oeuvres & Complimentary drinks. Space is limited: RSVP to the Latino Chamber by July 5 or email  Herbalife is located at 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 406, LA 90015.



 Applications are now available for the Miss Bell Gardens 2014 Competition. Must be 16 to 22 years old to enter. Miss Bell Gardens & her Royal Court attend all city functions during their reign. Deadline to apply is July 18. For info and contest rules, visit


Tickets Now on Sale for the “Great Root Beer Taste-Off at Galco’s Soda Pop Stop” July 20. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition’s efforts to re-open L.A.’s first museum & Casa de Adobe to display portions of the museum’s spectacular collections. Pre-sale, all-inclusive tickets (available at Galco’s) are $12 ($5 for children 5-11); $15 day of the event. Galco’s is located at 5702 York Blvd. in Highland Park. For more info or to buy tickets, go to


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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