Community Calendar: May 18, 2017 – May 24, 2017


Today, Thursday, May 18

8-10am–Bike to Work Day Pit Stops 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.


Saturday, May 20

9am-2:30pm–LA Sanitation Hosts “Discover Recycling” Open House 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. Yard is located at 452 N. San Fernando Rd, LA.

10am-2pm–Construction Career Resource Fair at the Boyle Heights Workforce Center: 1505 E. First St., LA 90033. Information on local construction jobs for the Sixth Street Viaduct Project, Regional Connector & more. Union Trades 101 & resume writing workshops. For more info, call 323-325-9332. RSVP by email to:

11am-7pm–East LA Comic Con at El Gallo Plaza. Free, first time, family-friendly event featuring comic artists/creators, collectibles, vendors, autographs & more. El Gallo is located at 4545 E.Cesar Chavez, LA 90022. For more info, visit

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


Sunday, May 21

Noon-5pm–MOTA Day: Free Admission to Six Museums of the Arroyo-The Gamble House, Heritage Square, LA Police Museum, Lummis House, Pasadena Museum of History & Southwest Museum. For more info, visit

2-5pm–Free Concert: Zarzuela & Mariachi at El Pueblo Historical Monument/Olvera Street in downtown L.A. LA Opera Zarzuela Project, Mariachi Conservatory & Mariachi Voz de America join in lively Spanish operetta & mariachi performance. El Pueblo is located at 125 Paseo de la Plaza, LA 90012, across from Union Station. For more info, visit .


Tuesday, May 23

9am-1:30pm–Boyle Heights Chamber of Commerce Business Conference Expo at the California Endowment Conference Center. Get info to help grow your business; new marketing technologies; access to capital; opportunities in international trade & biotech and more. Free admission. Register at Conference Center located at 1000 N. Alameda St, LA 90012.


Wednesday, May 24

2-5pm–Commerce Community Job Fair at Rosewood Park. Employers from a variety of industries to participate. All types of jobs. Dress for success. Bring copies of resume & be ready to interview on the spot. Park is located at 5600 Harbor St. Commerce 90040. For more info, call (323) 887-4460.



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.

Montebello Library Film Program May 27 Presents “Chicano Rock! Sounds of East Los Angeles.” Free admission. Open to adults. Library is located at 1550 W. Beverly Blvd., Montebello 90640. For More info, call (323) 722-6551.

Center Theatre Group Free Public “Crafting” Workshop Series Starts May 27 at The Shop in Boyle Heights. Learn crafting techniques for the ancient art of “Shobori,”the folding, gathering, pleating and binding of cloth dipped in dye to create unique patterns. New workshops/techniques June 3, 17, and 24. Open to ages 15 & up. Space is limited, contact Jesus A. Reyes at or call (213) 972-8028. The Shop is located at 2856 E. 11th St. L.A. 90023.

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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