Community Calendar: August 14, 2014 – August 20, 2014

By EGP News

Today, Thursday, August 14

4:30-5:30pm—Teens: East Los Angeles College Presentation at City Terrace Library. ELAC rep will answer questions about enrolling & degrees/certificates they offer. Library is located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr. LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 261-0295.

6-7pm—Commerce End of Summer Reading Program Celebration at Veterans Memorial Park. Top readers to be recognized. Event includes “Twinkle Time,” a high-energy, bilingual pop music show for children. Park located at 6364 Zindell Ave, Commerce 90040. For more information, call (323) 722-6660 or visit

6-8pm—Pet First Aid and CPR at Montebello Library. Learn head to tail examination, how to identify heatstroke, first aid, bandaging and how to treat chocking and perform CPR on pets. Program open to adults. Library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd. For info, call (323) 722-6551.

6:30-8:30pm—Montebello United Free Concert at Montebello City Park Bandshell. Enjoy jazz band & Beatle’s tribute band. Drawings for free school supplies & more. Park is located at 1300 W. Whittier Blvd. For more information, call (323) 721-5187.

7-9pm—Bell Gardens Free Summer Concert With Danny Dean & The Rockabilly Lovers at Veterans Park. Veterans Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For more information, call (562) 806-7650.


Friday, August 15

6-9pm—Calvary Church Project Hope Benefit Concert & Car Show in El Sereno. Proceeds benefit anti-human trafficking program. Featured acts: Alpha Luv, Jimmy Sincerely Duran, AOR, and much more! Admission $5. Location: Calvary Chapel AG 5375 Poplar Blvd. 90032.

7pm—Free Movie Night at Pillar of Fire Church in Highland Park. Come see “Heaven is for Real,” a film suitable for the entire family. Church is located adjacent to Sycamore Grove Park: 4900 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042. For more information, visit


Saturday, August 16

10am-5pm—4th Annual Rocket Fever, Rocketry Extravaganza at the Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey. Join in the fun of rocket building and rocket launching! Multiple Build Your Own Rocket classes, activities for the entire family, and music. Admission: $5 CMSC members; $12 non-members. Space Center is located at 12400 Columbia Way Downey 90242. For more information, visit

11am-8pm—Northeast LA 17th Annual Monterey Hills Jazz Festival. Performing: Tritone Asylum, City Beat and Echo Park Project. Salsa dance lessons, massage therapy and more. Admission is free. Location: Budd Wiener Park 4300 Via Marisol 90042. For more info:

10am-3pm—Southwest Museum 100th Anniversary Celebration hosted by The Autry. Free admission. For more info visit their facebook page. Location: Southwest Museum 234 Museum Dr. 90065.

2-8pm—Jovenes Inc’s 2014 Los Angeles Taco Festival at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. Taco Festival will feature fantastic food and music. Location: Mariachi Plaza 1st and Boyle Ave. 90033. For more info, visit


Monday, Aug. 18

5-10—Support Herman Dog Park at Monday Night Football Fundraiser at Golden Road Brewing. 10% of all food proceeds go to support park improvements such as solar lighting, and dog agility equipment. Golden Road Brewing is at 5410 W. San Fernando Rd, LA 90039.


Wednesday, Aug. 20

Noon-8pm—Five-Day Tall Ships Festival at the Port of Los Angeles Kicks Off. Enjoy live entertainment, movies projected onto sails, cannon demonstrations, sword fighting, sail training, food & craft vendors, and the world’s largest rubber duck. Tickets start at $7 for a single day viewing pass; $19 multi-day on board ship tour pass to $85 to sail on one of the ships. For more info, visit

12-2pm—Credit and Money Management Workshop at Bell Gardens Library. Learn about repairing credit and managing expenses. The library is located at 7110 S. Garfield Ave. For info, call (562) 927-1309.



Caltrans Public Hearing Aug. 21 on the proposed Affordable Sales Program Regulations – to receive comments, objections  & recommendations on how Caltrans should dispose of surplus residential property no longer needed for the State Route 710 Extension in the cities of Los Angeles, Pasadena & South Pasadena. Meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8:30pm at Los Angeles Christian Presbyterian: 2241 N. Eastern Ave., LA 90032. Doors open at 6pm.

SAVE THE DATES! Aug. 23-24—Councilman Gil Cedillo’s 1st Annual Los Angeles Latin Jazz/Music Festival at Sycamore Grove Park in Northeast L.A. Enjoy two great days (11am to 6pm) of live Latin jazz with performances by the great Poncho Sanchez, Chicano Batman, The Banda Brothers, Lucky 7 Mambo, Andy Vargas the Souleros, Cold Duck, Son Mayor and many others. Sponsors include EGP, Union Bank, K-Jazz 88.1 FM, LA Metro and El Centro Del Pueblo. Sycamore Grove Park is located at 4702 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042.


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