This Week On EGP’s Community Calendar

October 5, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Thursday, Oct. 5

6pm–Sanctuary Town Hall Meeting Presented by Indivisable Highland Park. Organizers will discuss why Sanctuary City designations work, are in demand and possible in L.A. Speakers include CD-1 Councilman Gil Cedillo, labor leader Maria Elena Durazo, and immigrant rights leader Angela Sanbrano. Location: SEIU 721, 1545 Wilshire Blvd., LA 90017. For more info, call Office of Councilman Cedillo at (213) 473-7001.

Saturday, Oct. 7

8-10am–Join the Montebello PD for Coffee With a Cop at the Starbucks at 800 W. Beverly Blvd. Meet local police officers, discuss local issues. Officers will be selling patches & shirts to support Pink Patch Project for breast cancer research & awareness. For more info, call (323) 887-1313.  

11am-1pm–AltaMed Health Services to Host Free Citizenship Workshops in South Gate. During the workshop, individuals will learn about the naturalization process to become a U.S. citizen and screened for eligibility. Attendance is free. Location: AltaMed Clinic, 8627 Atlantic Ave., South Gate 90280. Individuals who decide to move forward, can make a reservation to attend AltaMed’s “Application Workshop” on Saturday, Oct. 14th and receive help filling out the application. Registration is required to attend, call (818) 937-2867 to reserve a spot.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

4-6pm–Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Montebello Library. Enjoy books and art activities. All children in attendance will receive a free book. Ages 4-12. Library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd. Montebello, CA 90640. For more info contact the Children’s Librarian (323) 722-6551

Wednesday, Oct. 11

6-7pm–Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles Perform at East Los Angeles Library. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Day & National Coming Out Day with traditional Mexican music. Discuss HIV/AIDS with an Outreach team from nonprofit BIENESTAR. Library is located at 4837 E. 3rd St. LA 90022. For more info, contact Martin at (323) 264-0155 or email


Peace March, Oct. 14 in Lincoln Heights. Join Lincoln Heights Clergy, Councilman Gil Cedillo, Mayors GRYD Office, LAPD and & community leaders for a peace march and resource fair. March starts at 9am at the Boys and Girls Club, 2635 Pasadena Ave, LA 90031. A Resource Fair, free food, and swimming will follow march at the B & G Club. For more info, call (323) 221-9111.

Los Angeles Derby Dolls’ 9th Annual Health Fair Oct. 14 at the El Sereno Senior Center. Free blood pressure &glucose screenings, flu shots, child safety seat inspections & more. Time: 10am-2pm. Senior Citizen Center located at 4818 Klamath Pl, L.A. 90032. For more information, call (323) 222-2040 or to schedule a safety seat inspection. call (310) 318-5111.

Free Visual Car Inspection Oct. 21 at the Highland Park Senior Center. Visual inspection includes lights, wipers, belts, hoses, vehicle battery & much more. Time: 9am-1pm. Senior Center located at 6152 N. Figueroa St. Highland Park, 90042. For more info, call (323) 255-7913.


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