Community Calendar: May 11, 2017-May 17, 2017

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Thursday, May 11

5-7pm—Education Town Hall at Luther Burbank Middle School in Highland Park. LAUSD Board Member Ref Rodriguez, Superintendent Roberto Martinez, in partnership with the Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council to discuss educational issues in the district. Burbank is located at 6460 N. Figueroa St., LA 90042. For more info, visit http://asnc.us/.

Friday, May 12

8-11pm–Friends of Chinese Museum Present “Story Night” in the Pico House on Olvera Street. An evening of poetry, music and spoken word about Asian Pacific American identity, civil rights & social justice movement. Free admission. Location: 125 Paseo de la Plaza, L.A. 90012, across from Union Station. For more information, call (213) 485-6855.

Saturday, May 13

9am-3pm–Free LA County Hazardous & E-Waste Roundupat the El Monte Airport: 4233 N. Santa Anita Ave, El Monte. Safely discard household hazardous waste: antifreeze, old medications, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides, needles, syringes, lancets, household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs; and e-waste such as TVs, monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos, and cell phones. For more information, call LA County Dept. of Public Works at 1(888) CLEAN LA or go to www.888CleanLA.com or call LA County Sanitation Districts at 1 (800) 238-0172 or www.lacsd.org.

10am-4pm–LAFD Fire Service Day-Neighborhood Fire Stations Open to the Public. The stations will roll up their doors to offer tours, fire safety & disaster preparedness training, education, & free home smoke alarms while supplies last. For more information, visit visiting: www.lafd.org/news/.

2-4pm–“Cuisine of Early 19th Century Los Angeles” Presented by El Pueblo Park Association & Culinary Historians of So. California at the Avila Adobe on Olvera Street in downtown L.A: 125 Paseo de la Plaza, L.A. 90012, across from Union Station. For more information, call (213) 485-6855.

2-3pm–Dave Winstone Presents Music of the Rock & Roll Era at the Montebello Library. Learn about its roots in the blues & influence of British invasion. Entertaining & informative program for adults & families with kids over age 10. Free admission. Library located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd. For more info, call (323) 722-6551.

2:30-3:30pm–Let’s Salsa –Dance Class at the Bell Gardens Library. Dance instructor Emmy Lam will teach the basic steps of salsa dancing. Get an hour of exercise and have fun along the way! No partners needed. For ages 18 and up. Free Admission Library is located at 7110 S. Garfield Ave. For more information, call (562) 927-1309.

3pm–Lummis Day Poetry Workshop at the Arroyo Seco Library in Highland Park. Called The Sense of an Ending in Poetry, workshop will engage with the challenge of ending a poem: how to provide closure with a turn, a contraction, or an expansion. Open to teens & adults. Library located at 6145 N. Figueroa St. LA 90042. For more info, call (323) 255-0537.

5-8:30pm–Opening Reception of Self Help Graphics Exhibit “The Art of Indigenous People: Inspiring the Protection of Mother Earth.” Exhibition runs through June10. Self- Help Graphics is located at 1300 E. 1st St., LA 90033.

7-10pm–Opening Reception: Art as Resistance: Paintings in Protest to a Trump Presidency at Ave 50 Studio in Highland Park. Features works by 17 artists in a visual protest to Executive Orders, Alternative Facts, Muslim Bans and Border Walls. Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric, ICE Raids, Cuts to the EPA, NEA and PBS. Curated by Eric Almanza. Closes June 3. Free admission. Ave 50: 131 N Ave. 50, LA 90042. For more information, visit http://avenue50studio.org/ or call (323) 258-1435.

Monday, May 15

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

Wednesday, May 17

4-5pm–Post Mothers Day Show at City Terrace Library Featuring Performance by Danza Azteca Xochipilli. Bring mom or another important woman in your life to share event. Free admission. Library located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr., LA 90063. Call (323) 261-0295 for more details.

Upcoming

Bike to Work Day Pit Stops May 18 In Support of Metro Bike to Work Month. Stop by one of three locations in L.A. Councilman Huizar CD-14 District: Eagle Rock City Hall, 2035 Colorado Blvd; El Sereno CD 14 Office, 4927 N. Huntington Dr.; Boyle Heights CD-14 Office, 2130 E. First St.

LA Sanitation Hosts “Discover Recycling” Open House May 20 at North Central District Yard. Program will feature equipment demonstrations, facility tours, information booths, recycling games, & the dynamic duo “Mr. Recycle” and sidekick “Robo Blue” as they jump into action to serve family fun, food and prizes for kids. Time: 9am-2:30pm. Yard is located at 452 N. San Fernando Rd, LA.

Argentine Guitarist Rafael Orsi Performs May 20 at the East Los Angeles Library. Enjoy a wonderful night of music as Rafael Orsi, singer, guitarist & proprietor of Radio Raices Argentinas plays folklorico music from his native Argentina. Free admission; ages 18 and up; light refreshments courtesy of Los Amigos of the East LA Library. Time: 3-4pm. Library located at 4837 E. 3rd St. LA 90022. For more info, call (323) 264-0155.

MOTA Day May 21. Visit all Six Museums of the Arroyo-The Gamble House, Heritage Square, LA Police Museum, Lummis House, Pasadena Museum of History & Southwest Museum for free. Time: Noon to 5pm. For more info, visit www.museumofthearroyo.com.

Alina Fiesta Show May 25 at the Chet Holified Library in Montebello. Dressed in authentic costumes, Alina will perform a different latin dances. She will be dressed in beautiful authentic Library is located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave. For more info, call (323) 728-0421.

Memorial Day Observance May 29 in Boyle Heights at the All Wars Memorial/Cinco Puntos. Join the solemn remembrance honoring the men and women who lost their lives defending our nation.

Time: 10-11am/ Memorial is located at 3300 E. Cesar Chavez Ave, LA 90063 (Cinco Puntos).

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Community Calendar: March 23, 2017- March 29, 2017

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Saturday, March 25

March 25-7pm to1am–Artist Antonio Pelayo Solo Exhibition & Concert Benefit for Plaza de la Raza School of Performing & Visual Arts in Lincoln Heights.

Entertainment includes: La Sonora Dinamita; Casa de Calacas; DJ Sloe Poke; DJ Gargamel EV Dub; Special Performance by Alien Dance Band; Cat show by the Imperials; bike show by ted Akva. Must be 21 or older to attend. Tickets $20 in advance/$25 at the door. To buy tickets go to www.brownpapertickets.com. For more info, visit http://plazadelaraza.org.

9am-3pm–Free LA County Hazardous & E-Waste Roundup: Lynwood City Streets at Intersection of Butler Ave. & Bellinger (enter on Alameda; and at the El Monte Airport, 4233 N. Santa Anita Ave, El Monte. Safely discard household hazardous waste: antifreeze, old medications, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides, needles, syringes, lancets, household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs; and e-waste such as TVs, monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos, and cell phones. For more information, call LA County Dept. of Public Works at 1(888) CLEAN LA or go to www.888CleanLA.com or call LA County Sanitation Districts at 1 (800) 238-0172 or www.lacsd.org.

10am-12pm–Small Business Start-Up Workshop at East Los Angeles Library Sponsored by LA County Consumer & Business Affair. Get the basics on starting a business, County contracting & resources, licensing from LA County Treasurer, Tax Collector & Business Tax from the LA County Assessor. 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.

2-3:30pm–‘Viva Cesar Chavez!’ – Musical Theater at the East Los Angeles Library. Free program explores Chavez’ youth as a migrant worker in California & will feature dialogue, music and dance performance by the Tierra Blanca Arts Center in celebration of Cesar Chavez Week. Library located at 4837 E. 3rd St., LA 90022. For more info, call 323-264-0155.

Tuesday, March 28

2-3pm–CHP- Age Well Drive Smart Workshop at the Montebello Library. Tune up your driving skills & knowledge. Get tips on adjusting to age-related changes, driving alternatives & when to stop driving. All adults welcome. Library located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd. For more info, call (323) 722-6551.

Wednesday, March 29

4-5pm–Intro to Animation Workshop at the Anthony Quinn Library in East LA. Cal State LA animation professor Sarah Beeby presents a fun starter workshop in experimental animation. Teen will be working on a promotional video for our upcoming Summer Discovery Program. This is the third part in the series.

Wednesday, March 29

4-5pm–Budgeting for Teens Workshop at Chet Holifield Library Montebello. Learn basics of handling money & credit cards at an early age. No charge. Library located at 1060 S. Greenwood Ave. Montebello, 90640. For more info, call (323) 728-0421.

4-5pm–City Terrace Library Family Storytime Honors Civil Rights leader, Cesar Chavez. Followed by “Make a Hand, Lend a Hand” art activity: you will get to decorate your handprint and send it to the Bezos Family Foundation, who have pledged to donate $1.90 per hand to help children in need in Nicaragua and Indonesia. Open to ages 5-11. Library located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr.

LA 90063. For more info, call (323) 261-0295.

Upcoming

California High-Speed Rail Authority Hosts Community Open House Meetings on the Los Angeles to Anaheim Project March 30-April 8. Public is invited to learn about the proposed project udring a half-hour presentation. First meeting held March 30 at the SoCal Institute of Architecture. Time: 5:30-7:30pm. Location: 960 E. 3rd St. L.A. 90013. For info, call (877) 669-0494.

Anthony Quinn Library Family Storytime March 29 Honors Civil Rights leader, Cesar Chavez. Followed by “Make a Hand, Lend a Hand” art activity: you will get to decorate your handprint and send it to the Bezos Family Foundation, who have pledged to donate $1.90 per hand to help children in need in Nicaragua and Indonesia. Open to ages 5-11. Time: 4-5pm. Library located at 3965 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. LA 90063. For more info, call (323) 264-7715.

llusions by Allen Oshiro April 1 at the Bell Gardens Library. Oshiro will amaze audience with magic tricks & comedy. Live audience participation & incredible levitation! Open to children of all ages & families. Time: 2-3pm. Library located at 7110 S. Garfield Ave. Bell Gardens, 90201. Call (562) 927-1309 for more details.

Yuri’s Night Kids–Free Space Festival April 8 at Columbia Memorial Space Center in Downey. Exciting activities for kids age 3 through high school. Learn about space; build a rocket; meet rocket scientists; talk to young rocket engineers & space techs about industry careers & more. Time: 10am-4pm. Space Center is located at 12400 Columbia Way in Downey. For full schedule and to register, go to https://www.la.yurisnight.net/kids .

Community Calendar: June 11, 2015 – June 17, 2015

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Friday, June 12

9:30am-1:30pm—Sign-up for Medi-Cal & CalFresh at the Eagle Rock Library. Eligibility specialists from the LA County Department of Public Social Services will help sign you up for Medi-Cal, Covered California, CalFresh, and other government assistance programs. Bring personal identification, verification of incomes/assets/expenses, and verification of residency. Library is located at 5027 Caspar Avenue, LA, 90041. For more info, call (323) 258-8078.

8pm—Red67 Presents The Kabong Show at Heche En Mexico in El Sereno. Join an evening of laughter and entertainment with a new hybrid variety/game show with live music. Doors open at 8pm at Hecho En Mexico: 4976 Huntington Dr. LA, 90032. For more info, call (323) 767-6619.Derby Dolls,

Saturday, June 13

2-3pm—Family Storytime at Bell Garden Library. Children 5 & up can listen to stories & do art activities. Library located at 7110 S. Garfield Ave. Bell Gardens 90201. For more info, call (562) 927-1309

4pm–Los Angeles Derby Dolls, Sirens vs. Tough Cookies. Watch a game of Women’s track roller derby at 4900 Alhambra Ave, LA, 90032. For more info, visit Derbydolls.com/LA.

Monday, June 15

1-2:30pm—Free Parent Workshop: Choose Health L.A. Kids at Eagle Rock Library. Workshop will focus on the importance of early nutrition & physical activity for children 0-5 years old. Library: 5027 Caspar Avenue, LA 90041. For more info, call (323) 258-8078.

Tuesday, June 16

2-3pm—Sandy Lynn’s Musical Barnyard Extravaganza Comes to the East LA Library. Enjoy musical, educational & interactive show with live animals. Library located at    4837 E. 3rd St. LA  90022. For more info, call (323) 264-0155.

4-4:45pm—Annie Banannie Balloon Show at the Anthony Quinn Library. Comedy and storytelling mixed with amazing balloon twisting at library: 3965 Cesar E. Chavez Ave. LA 90063. For more info, call (323) 264-7715.

Wednesday, June 17

2:30-3:30pm—Good Sleep Workshop at Montebello City Library. Learn the importance of healthy sleeping habits. Library located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd., For more info, call (323) 722-6561.

 

Upcoming

Mariachi High Presents Point of View Film Program June 18 at the Montebello Library. Film follows a year in the life of the mariachi ensemble at Zapata High School on the Rio Grande in South Texas. Time: 2-3pm. Library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd Montebello, 90640. For more info, call Beth Krupsaw (323) 722-6551.

Teatro Urbano Presents Detective Sanchez: The Ortiz Case a Chicano Mystery June 19.  Entertaining theater for everyone. Time: 8pm. Location: 2005 East 1st St. Boyle Height, LA, 90033. For more info & to RSVP, call (909) 286-7613.

Corazon de Los Angeles Celebrates 3rd Anniversary Show June 27 Featuring an Exhibit of original works by George Yepes and Juan Solis, Gene Ortega, Maria Kane, Saul Aguilera, Ricardo Estrada, Ulie Garcia, and Ben Morales. Opening reception from 6-9pm. Meet the artists; light refreshments, music. Free admission. Corazon LA is located at W-19a (upstairs) on the historical Olvera Street market place. (634 N. Main St.) L.A. For more info, email info@corazonla.com, call (213) 617-0227 or visit on facebook: Corazon’s Facebook page.

Real Estate Community Expo June 27 at Ross Hall in Bell Gardens, 10am-3pm. Learn the house buying process & about your buying power in 30 minutes. Ross Hall: 6662 Loveland St. Bell Gardens 90201. For more info, call (562) 806-2355.

El Sereno Independence Day Parade on June 27th begins at 10am on Huntington Drive & Van Horne Ave. and ends at El Sereno Park. Concert begins at 4pm at the park. Fireworks show begins at dark. For more info, CD 14 Deputy Julio Torres at (323) 226-1646.

Wednesday, July 15

7pm- A Noise Within Theatre Announces Free Summer Reading of The Dresser by Ronald Harwood, 3352 East Foothill Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91107. RSVP via phone to 626-356-3100 x1 to reserve your seat.

Announcements 

City of Vernon Looking for Interns. Non-paid interns will gain valuable on-the job work experience in one of the city departments. The program asks for a minimal commitment of 8 hours per week and provides flexibility to accommodate to student’s college schedule. Program is open to college students. For info, call (323) 853-8811 ext. 166 or visit www.cityofvernon.org

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