Community Calendar: Jan. 26, 2017-Feb. 1, 2017

By EGP News

Thursday, Jan. 26
3-5pm & 6-8pm–Metro Community Meetings on Segment A of the Active Transportation Rail to River Corridor Project: a walking & biking path along an old railroad right-of-way between the Crenshaw/LAX Line’s Fairview Heights Station & Santa Fe Ave in Huntington Park. 6pm will also be offered as a live webcast at tinyurl.com/metror2r . Sessions will include overview of proposed design elements. Location: Hubert H. Humphrey Comprehensive Health Center, 5850 S. Main St., LA (2nd floor auditorium). For more info, call Metro at (213) 922-9228, e-mail r2r@metro.net or visit www.metro.net/projects/r2r.

Friday, Jan. 27
3:30-5:30pm–Chinese New Year Celebration at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Learn about the various Chinese traditions associated with the holiday. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For info, call (562) 806-7650.
4-7pm–Chinese New Year Celebration at the Bell Gardens Neighborhood Youth Center. Celebrate the Year of the Rooster and learn about the history of the holiday. Center is located at 5856 Ludell St. For info, call (562) 806-7667.

Saturday, Jan. 28
9am–Exide Residential Cleanup Draft EIR Public Meeting at Resurrection Church. Residents and stakeholders will have the opportunity to provide their comments on DTSC’s plan to decontaminate properties within 1.7 miles of the Vernon-based battery recycling plant. Comments will be accepted through Feb. 15. Resurrection Church is located at 3324 Opal St. L.A. 90023. For info, call (844) 225-3887.
9:30am-12pm–Mayor’s Youth Neighborhood Walk in Boyle Heights. The 311 walk aims to raise awareness on city services & resources. Earn service hours. Lunch provided. Meet at the Evergreen Recreation Center: 2844 E. 2nd St. RSVP on line at Eventbrite, search MTC Eastside Neighborhood Walk.

2-4pm–Eagle Rock Library Presents Free Poetry Reading & Reception for “The Stone Bird,” a publication by Eagle Rock authors about Eagle Rock & published by the Eagle Rock Library, located at 5027 Caspar Ave. LA 90041. For more info, call (323) 258-8078 or visit www.lapl.org/branches/eagle-rock .

3-11pm–‘Night on Broadway’ Free Art, Music Festival in Downtown LA Jan. 28. Six historic theaters open their doors for a night of music, food & art in celebration of LA Councilman Jose Huizar’s Bringing Back Broadway initiative. Location: Broadway between 2nd Street and Olympic in DTLA. For info, visit www.nightonbroadway.la.

4-8pm–“Welcome Home East LA’ Reunion at East Los Angeles College. Program promises a fun blast to the past, refreshments and entertainment. Proceeds befit ELAC Tickets: $50/Students $20. Proceeds benefit nonprofit ELAC Foundation & are tax deductible. To buy tickets or for more info, email Maria Veloz at velozml@elac.edu . Event location: ELAC New Student Center: 1301 N. Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park 91754.

Sunday, Jan. 29
9am-1pm–Bell Gardens PD Hosts Free Kids’ Bicycle Rodeo Safety Event. Event will take place at Suva Intermediate School: 6660 Suva St. (9am-1pm). Participants will learn the rules of the road & importance of wearing safety equipment on a simulated obstacle course. Helmets required for all participants/one will be provided if you don’t have one. For more info, call (562) 806-7602.

Announcement
“Media Mashup,” a free 20-week art workshop for high school students begins Jan. 31. Program is sponsored by the CalArts Community Arts Partnership & Self Help Graphics & Arts. Explore printmaking, animation, digital video production & more with a focus on social issues. Work independently or collaborate with others. Classes held Tuesdays, 4-7pm. First come, first served. Register online at calarts.edu/cap or first day of class.

Upcoming
Eastside Transit Corridor Phase 2 Community Meetings Feb. 6, 7, 8, 15 & 16.  Learn about the latest project updates including preliminary findings regarding the Washington Boulevard routes, SR-60 alternative refinements, Measure M funding opportunities and the next steps. Meetings will be held in Whittier, Montebello, South El Monte, Commerce and East Los Angeles. For info, call (213) 922-3012 or visit www.metro.net/eastsidephase2.

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