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Community Calendar: June 16, 2017 – June 20, 2017

Friday, June 16

2-3pm–Weaving for Kids Workshop at the City Terrace Library. Learn to weave with a loom or sharpen weaving skills with designs from library books on the subject. All materials are provided. Free for kids ages 7-11. City Terrace Library is located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr. LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 261-0295.


Saturday, June 17

9am-2pm–Clean Slate Clinic: Record Change & Resource Fair in Huntington Park. Prop. 47allows some convictions to be reduced or removed from a criminal record. Free Event. Attorneys will be available to review your criminal history & identify possible remedies if eligible. Location: Ricardo Icaza Workers’ Center, 5400 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park, 90255.RSVP by calling Margarita Lopez at (213) 446-0110 or by emailing icazaworkerscenter@gmail.com [1].

10am-1pm–Center Theatre Group Free Public “Crafting” Workshop at The Shop in Boyle Heights. Learn the art of “puppet making” using household items & tools. New workshops/techniques June 24. Open to ages 15 & up. Space is limited, contact Jesus A. Reyes at jreyes@CTGLA.org or call (213) 972-8028. The Shop is located at 2856 E. 11th St. L.A. 90023.

11am-2pm–LAPD Unity Forum at San Pascual Park in Highland Park. Join LAPD officers, Councilman Huizar, Childrens Hospital, GRYD, El Centro de Pueblo, Peace Over Violence & other groups for a community BBQ. Park is located at 930 San Pascual Ave. LA 9004 For more info, call Ruben Arellano at (323) 561-3218 or 32338@lapd.online [2] .

2-3pm–East Los Angeles Library Presents Flamenco and Spanish classical music and dance. Join dancer Susana Elena and guitarist Brian Fasola for a delightful afternoon. Library is located 4837 E. Third St., LA 90022. For more information, call (323) 264-0155.


Tuesday, June 20

11am–Meet an L.A. Dodger at Arroyo Seco Library Children’s Summer Reading Challenge. Enjoy baseball stories and receive a free book! FREE. Library is located at 6145 N. Figueroa St. LA 90042. For more information, call (323) 255-0537.



“Make Music Los Angeles,” a free, live musical celebration June 21 at El Pueblo/Olvera Street. The annual, cross-cultural event brings power of music & art together with performances by professionals. Amateurs and students. Time: 11am-4pm. Location El Pueblo Plaza Kiosko. For more information, visit www.makemusicla.org [3].

Public Invited to Arroyo Vista Family Health Center Grand Re-Opening Celebration June 22 in Highland Park. Tour the nonprofit’s newly renovated, state-of-the-art health center; meet the clinic’s highly qualified staff and hear testimonials from local stakeholders while enjoying complimentary refreshments. Time: 10am-12 Noon. Arroyo Vista is located at 6000 N. Figueroa St., L.A., CA 90042. For more info, call Irene Holguin at (323) 987-2007.

Paratroopers Who Served in World War II, Korean War, Iraq and Afghanistan Are Invited to Attend a Summer Picnic June 24 at Little Lake Park in Santa Fe Springs. Bring the family. Enjoy delicious Mexican food, live Mariachi music & 50/50 raffle. Sponsored by the Paratroopers of the Hispanic-American Airborne Association and All Airborne Chapter-West Covina. Paratroopers from the US Army, Navy SEALS, Marines, Air Force welcome to attend. Time: 11am-5pm. Live Cost is $15 for adults/Kids under 12 are free. Free soda and water. Park is located at 10900 Pioneer Blvd, Santa Fe Springs. For more contact Ed Robledo at (626) 791-2222 or John Miranda at (909) 262-1191.

Summer Concerts and Movies at Bell Gardens Veterans Park June 29 – Aug. 18. Enjoy a night of movies and performances by The Wiseguys (Big Band & Swing), Past Action Heroes (80’s), Exceso (Norteno) and Karol Posadas & Como La Flor (Selena Tribute) and movies under the stars. Bring your lawn chair and dancing shoes. Food will be sold. Time: 7pm. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For ,ore info, call (562) 806-7650.

4th of July Celebration at Bell Gardens Veterans Park July 4. Celebrate Independence Day with traditional games, music, crafts and snacks. Ages: 5-14. Free. Time: 3:30-5:30pm. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For info, call (562) 806-7650.

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