Community Calendar: March 3, 2017 – March 8, 2017

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Friday, March 3

4-5pm–Free Read Across America Special Event at the El Sereno Library. Special guest readers, activities, giveaways (while supplies last.) All children welcome. Sponsored by LA-32 NC. Library located at 5226 Huntington Dr., LA 90032. For more info, email pflores@la32nc.org .

 

Saturday, March 4

11am-1pm—Montebello Unified’s 2nd Annual Visual and Performing Arts Festival. Students from the district’s dance, band, jazz ensemble and mariachi will perform. Location: Bell Gardens High School, 6119 Agra St. For info, call (323) 887-7900.

5:30-7:30pm–CTG Community Conversation – “Dress for Unrest: From the Zoot Suit Riots to the Hoodie,” at the Music Center. Panelists discuss the intersection of fashion and politics, from the 1943 attack by servicemen on young Chicanos wearing Zoot suits to the 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin, when the hoodie became a symbol of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Location: Rehearsal Rm. A – Music Center Annex building, 501 W. Temple St. LA 90012. Free to the public. RSVPs encouraged. For more information, visit http://www.CenterTheatreGroup.org/ZootSuitCommunity. (Ticket to see Zoot Suit no included).

 

Sunday, March 5

10am-4pm– “Past and Present Car Show 2017” at El Pueblo Historical Monument/Olvera Street. Presented by the Central City Police Boosters, S&M Customs, and El Pueblo Park Association. Don’t miss the free display of classic cars, live entertainment, and more. El Pueblo is located at 125 Paseo de la Plaza in downtown L.A., across from Union Station. Call (213) 485-6855 for more info.

2pm–Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library Women’s History Month Programs kicks off with guest speaker environmental science teacher and illustrator Andrea Lofthouse-Quesada, who will talk about her work connecting art, culture and science locally and her work with the nature conservation movement in China at 2 p.m. in the Friends Room: 318 S. Ramona Ave. Monterey Park, 91754. For more info, call (626) 307-1366.

 

Upcoming

Public Forum: Help Shape The Future of Your Community, March 13 at Barrio Action Youth & Family Center in East L.A. Join City of L.A. in conducting its fair housing assessment. What role do barriers to economic opportunities & resources play? Barrio Action is located at 4927 Huntington Fr., North, L.A. 90032. For more info, call (213) 808-8440.

 

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