Community Calendar: March 17, 2017 – March 22, 2017
By EGP News
Fri., March 17
3pm–Film Screen- “A League of Their Own” at the El Sereno Library in Honor of Women’s History Month. Taking place during WWII, the comedy stars Tom Hanks, Madonna, and Geena Davis and is about the history of the All-American Girls’ Professional Baseball League. No charge. Library is located at 5226 S. Huntington Dr. LA 90032. Call (323) 225-9201 for more info.
Sat., March 18
8:30-12:30pm–Montebello Community Beautification Day at Chet Holifield Park. Families, organizations & businesses are being urged to volunteer to clean & Beautify the park, Bring gardening tools & gloves. Park is located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave. Call the Recreation Office at (323) 887-4540 for more information.
10-12pm–Honor Your Park Day at the El Sereno Arroyo Playground. Have fun & share ideas for expanding the park, meet your neighbors. Free kids activities, refreshments & shade tree giveaway. Playground located at 5520 Concord Ave., LA 90032. For more information, call (323) 223-0441, ext. 23.
10am-1pm–Know Your Rights-Immigrants Rights/Citizenship Presentation at Ruben Salazar Park Senior Center in East L.A. Meet reps from National Lawyers Guild, LULAC, Congreso Latino, Hermandad Mexicana & Friends of Salazar Park. Center is located at 3884 Whittier Blvd, LA 90023.
10am-3:30pm–Commerce Loves Reading Book Festival Event will feature authors, raffles and a literary costume contest. Light lunch provided. Time: 10am-3:30pm. Location: Rosewood Library, 5655 Jillson St. For info, call (323) 722-6660.
11am-1pm–Know Your Rights Forum in MacArthur Park area at the Monseñor Romero Commemoration Center: 2230 W. 6th St. L.A. 90057. Topics include: federal, state, & local laws pertaining to immigrants; DACA; deportation procedures; the future of Affordable Care Act, and more. Legal clinics also available. Information in both English and Spanish. For more info, call
Sun., March 19
2pm–Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library’s Women’s History Month Program Presents Author Van B. Choat who will talk about her memoir, “Undaunted,” a story of her experiences, resilience and survival during the Vietnam War as a young child and immigrant in the United States. Library is located at 318 S. Ramona Ave. For more info, call (626) 307-1366.
Mon., March 20
2:30-5:30pm–Computer Assistance for Adults at the Lincoln Heights Library. Do you need help with basic computer skills? Call (323) 226-1692 to make an appointment with our Computer Aide, who can help you open up an email account, teach you how to search the Internet, and other basic skills. Continues daily through March 24. Library is located at 2530 Workman St. LA 90031.
Tue., March 21
3-4pm–Sally Ride In Space at the Cypress Park Library. Learn about the first woman astronaut in outerspace; create a star gazer to learn about constellations. Library is located at 1150 Cypress Ave, LA 90065. For more information, call (323) 224-0039.
4-6pm–DTSC Holds Exide Drop-In Hours in Commerce. Reps with the Dept. of Toxic Substance Control will answer residents’ questions. Location: Community Service Conference Rm/Commerce City Hall: 2535 Commerce Way. For more info, call (323) 722-4805.
6-8pm–Know Your Rights: Immigration Workshop at the Puente Learning Center: 501 S. Boyle Ave. LA 90033. Speakers will discuss current immigration policies & how to protect yourself & your family by knowing your legal rights. Presented by PUENTE, Mayor Garcetti’s Office & Councilman Huizar. For more info, call (323) 780-8900.
Wed., March 22
3:30-4:30p–Computer Class: Basic Computer Comfort at the Eagle Rock Branch Library. Get familiar with a computer keyboard & computer mouse. Library is located at 5027 Caspar Ave LA 90041. No Charge. For more details, call (323) 258-8078.
LA County Consumer & Business Affairs Small Business Start-Up Workshop March 25 at the East Los Angeles Library. Get the basics on starting a business, County contracting & resources, licensing from LA County Treasurer, Tax Collector & Business Tax from the LA County Assessor. Time: 10am-12:30pm. No Fee, but registration required. Library is located at 4837 E. 3rd St. LA 90022. For more info or to rsvp, call (323) 881-3964 or visit lacountyptac.ecenterdirect.com/events.
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