Community Calendar: April 27, 2017 – May 3, 2017

By EGP News

Today, Thursday, April 27

5:30-7:30pm—Community Information Meeting for Atlantic Boulevard Safety and Beautification Improvements Project. Location: Commerce City Hall, 5655 Jillson St. For info, call (323)

7pm—‘Plática at LA Plaza: Demanding Dignity and Fighting for Respect. USC Prof. Dr. George J. Sanchez discusses the high school walkouts of 1968 & relationship between black & brown students in East L.A. during the Chicano Movimiento & African American Civil Rights Movement. LA Plaza is located at 501 N. Main St. LA 90012. For more info, call (888) 488-8083 or visit Take any Metro Rail or Bus Line to Union Station.


Friday, April 28

12:30-1:30pm–Center Theatre Group Present “Broadway at Grand Park,” a free concert featuring cast from “Into the Woods” & “Jersey Boys” performing some of the shows’ biggest hits. Grand Park is located across from the Music Center on Grand Street in downtown L.A.

6-8pm—City of Commerce Annual Mother Son Date Night. Mothers and sons will enjoy an evening filled with dancing, food, games and a photo booth. Registration at local parks is required. Cost: $7.50 per person. Location: Senior Citizens Center, 2555 Commerce Way. For info, call (323)


Saturday, April 29

8am-12pm—City of LA Youth Fishing Derby at Lincoln Park. Free and open to boys and girls 15 and under. Equipment, (rods, reels, tackle & bait) provided for those who don’t have their own. Pole rental requires valid ID. Park is located at 3501 Valley Blvd., LA 90031. For more information, call (213) 847-1726 or (562) 865-3764.

8am–12:30pm—Keep It Clean Highland Park Workshop at Buchanon Elementary School: 5024 Buchanan St., LA 90042. Breakfast at 8am followed by MyLA311 App training; Clean up & report dumped furniture & graffiti; report back & lunch for volunteers. For more info, call CD-1 Conrado Terrazas at (323) 550-1538.

10:30am–Immigration Town Hall Presented by Sycamore Park Foursquare Church & Arroyo Seco NC at Sycamore Park Foursquare Church: 4328 N. Figueroa St, LA CA 90065. Speakers include elected officials, their reps & attorney Angela Ramos. Learn about changing laws, assigning guardianship, avoiding scams. Audience Q & A to follow. Event is free and open to the public Childcare provided.

8:30am-1pm—Arbor Day Celebration at Hollenbeck Park. Help City Plants, Councilman Huizar, LA Recreation & Parks & DWP plant trees. Events includes a resource fair, music, food. Park located at 415 S. St. Louis St. LA 90033. For more info, visit: .

2pm–Baseball Reliquary Presents “Echoes of a Past Time: Mexican American Baseball in East Los Angeles” at the Allendale Branch Library, Pasadena, California. The program will include a discussion and book signing. Library is located at 1130 S. Marengo Ave, Pasadena. For more info, visit


Sunday, April 30

12pm-5pm—Commerce Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Bristow Park. Celebration will feature food, game booths, raffles, a T-ball exhibition and performances by the Commerce folklorico dancers and live mariachi bands. Park located at 1466 S. McDonnell Ave. For info, call (323) 887-4434.

1-7pm–3rd Annual Chalk Festival at Wilson High School in El Sereno. Free family fun includes live bands, Mercadito de Arte (art vendors), chalk contest, community booths & food. Wilson is located at 4500 Multnomah St., LA 90032. For more info, email or visit El Sereno community Arts on facebook.


Tuesday, May 2

6-8pm—Caltrans Public Hearing on the SR-110 (Arroyo Seco Parkway) Safety Enhancement Project Draft EIR. Learn what ‘s being planned for SR-110 (Pasadena Freeway) to improve motorist & worker safety. Location: Ramona Hall Community Center: 4580 N. Figueroa St, LA 90065. For more information, visit or call (213) 897-0357.


Wednesday, May 3

6-8pm–Public Scoping Meeting on Sixth Street (PARC) Project EIR Process at Puente Learning Center in Boyle Heights. City officials will discuss initial findings and seek input on the impact the project under the Sixth Street Viaduct will have on community between Mateo St. & US 101 to the East. Deadline to submit comments on initial review is May 15. Puente is located at 501 S. Boyle Ave., LA 90044. For more info, email Mary Nemick at



Cinco de Mayo Fiesta May 5 at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Learn about the Mexican celebration with music, food, crafts and games. Traditional snacks and drinks will be provided. Time: 3:30-5:30pm. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For info, call (562) 806-7650.

City of Commerce Presents ‘Kids are Cute Baby Show’ May 6 at Rosewood Park. Children ages 6 months to 5 year old will compete for best themed diaper, cutest nose, chubbiest cheeks, best dancer, biggest smile and more. All children will receive a participation gift. Time: 10am-3pm. Park is located at 5600 Harbor St. For info, call (323) 887-4460.

Rafael & Katia: Cinco de Mayo Magic Show May 6 at the Bell Gardens Library. The show is full of excitement & will keep you entertained with live audience participation. For children of all ages and their families. Time: 2-3pm. Library located at

Operation Kid Identification May 6 at Commerce Rosewood Park. Time: 10am-2pm. Park is located at 5600 Harbor St. For info, call (323) 887-4460.

Mother’s Day Craft May 15 at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Create a special craft for mom. Supplies will be provided. Time: 3:30-5:30pm. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For info, call (562) 806-7650.


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