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Community Calendar: March 26, 2015 – April 1, 2015

Friday, March 27

6-9pm—Glassell Park Utility Box Art Community Vote Night. Cast your vote for your favorite works of Art. Top 12 selected artists will install their works on LADOT utility boxes throughout Glassell Park in Council Districts 13 & 14. Location: Keystone Artspace:  2558 N San Fernando Rd . LA 90065. For more info: Crystal Orozco artsubmissions@glassellparknc.org

4-8pm—Eagle Rock Farmers Market Opens. New farmers with fresh produce and locally made artisanal foods. Location:  Eagle Rock City Hall , 2035 Colorado Blvd . 90041.

6-8pm—“A Tribute to Selena” at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Downtown Los Angeles. Free event celebrates Tejana sensation Selena Quintanilla, with “Anything for Selena” karaoke, Film screening “Selena,” music, dance, workshops & more. LA Plaza is located at 501 N. Main St. LA 90012 (across from Olvera St. For more info, visit (888) 488-8083 or go to www.lapca.org .

 

Saturday, March 28

12:30-4:30pm—Cesar Chavez Day of Service at Florence Nightingale Middle School in Cypress Park. Volunteer to paint campus and murals. Volunteers must pre-register at www.laworks.com . School location: 3311 N. Figueroa St., LA 90065.

10am-1pm—LA Community Job Fair at Dodger Stadium: 1000 Elysian Park Ave., LA 90012. Dozens of employers ready to hire. Dress for success; take updated resume; attend workshops. Free parking; Free shuttle from Sunset Blvd/Elysian Park to stadium  Open 10am-1pm. For more info, visit www.lacommunityjobfair.com.

11am-12pm– Nutrition Workshop at Eagle Rock Branch Library. Learn how to make  healthier choice and information about staying fit. Library is located at 5027 Caspar Avenue L.A. 90041. For info, call (323) 258-8078

7:30pm—Ad Hoc Fashion Show March 28 at the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock. L.A. based designers featured. See entire collections presented in exciting new ways. Features: Riley Suchanek, Dominick Alonso, and Zoe Miyori Fujii. Doors open 7:30; Show 8:30pm. $10 advance/$13 Door. Center for Arts: 2225 Colorado Blvd. LA 90041. For more info, go to www.cargocollective.com/adhocshow.

 

Sunday, March 29

12Noon-6pm—¡Viva la Causa! Celebrate César Chávez’s Birthday at LA Plaza in Downtown LA. Music by Los Hermanos Herrera; garden, culinary & art workshops. Documentary screening (4pm) “Cesar’s Last Fast,” chronicles Chávez’s last act of protest, a 36-day hunger strike, LA Plaza: 501 N. Main St. LA 90012. For more info, call (888) 488-8083 or visit www.lapca.org.

2pm—Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library Author Series Hosts Eddie Fung, author of  “The Adventures of Eddie Fung: Chinatown Kid, Texas Cowboy, Prisoner of War”; Judy Young, author of “Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940.” Library: 318 S. Ramona Ave. For more information, call (626) 307-1333.

 

Monday, March 30

7-9pm–SR710 North Forum at Cal State Los Angeles hosted by the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs and the League of Women Voters of Pasadena. Panelists will discuss the recently released environmental impact report. CSULA is located at 5151 State University Drive L.A. 90032. For info, call (323) 343-3770.

 

Tuesday, March 31

2-3:30pm—“Full STEAM Ahead” Science Magic Show at El Sereno Library. Library is located at 5226 S. Huntington Drive L.A. 90032. For info, call (323) 225-9201

 

Wed., April 1

Parent-Child Workshop 1 of 5 – Parenting Skills April 1 at City Terrace Library. Parent & children play together while learning from community resource specialists/ Primarily for parents/caregivers of infants and toddlers ages 0-3. Classes continue Wednesdays, 11am-12pm, through April. Library located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr. LA 90063. Phone: (323) 261-0295.

 

Upcoming

Easter Egg Hunt April 5 at York Park, hosted by CD-14 & Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council. Bring your own basket for collecting eggs. Location:  York Park,  4956 York Blvd. Highland Park 90042.

Digital Filmmaking Workshop April 7 at the Anthony Quinn Library. The Mobile Film Classroom is back. Get on the bus and learn all about filming and editing. Time: 3-5pm. Library is located at 3965 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. L.A. 90063. For info, call (323) 264-7715.

Bell Gardens Community Bike Ride April 9. 6-mile bike tour starts at Bell Gardens High School. Stops along the way will allow for discussion on how walking and biking can help make the southeast region healthier. Time: 1pm-3pm. School is located at 6119 Agra Street. For info and to RSVP email bryan@la-bike.org. A second ride will be held May 23 at John Anson Ford Park.