Community Calendar: May 25, 2017-May 31, 2017


Today, Thursday, May 25

4:30pm–Alina Fiesta Show – at the Chet Holified Library in Montebello. Dressed in authentic costumes, Alina will perform 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.


Friday, May 26

3:30-5:30pm—Memorial Day Craft at Bell Gardens Veterans Park. Learn about the significance of the special day of remembrance and create a decorative craft. Supplies will be provided. Ages: 5-14. Park is located at 6662 Loveland St. For info, call (562) 806-7650.


Saturday, May 27

9am-3pm–Free LA County Hazardous & E-Waste Roundup in Maywood at Southeast Rio Vista YMCA at Maywood Park: 57th Street at Heliotrope. 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 or call LA County Sanitation Districts at 1 (800) 238-0172 or

10am-1pm–Center Theatre Group Free Public “Crafting” Workshop Series 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.

1:30-3pm– Container Gardening for Teens at the East LA Library. Learn about gardening in any space from master gardener, Emi Carvell. Do you have dishware or old pots that you aren’t using? Bring them in and give them new life! All plants and earth provided. Free & open to ages 12-17. Library located at 4837 E. Third St., LA 90022. For more information, call (323) 264-0155.

2pm– Montebello Library Film Program 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.


Monday, May 29 – Memorial Day

10-11amMemorial Day Observance at the All Wars Memorial/Cinco Puntos in Boyle Heights. 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).

11am–Memorial Day Observance at Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary. The free community event will feature a vintage plane flyover, military vehicle display, remembrance trees, essay contest display and a performance by the 40th Infantry Division Band. Retired Army Lt. Mark Breslow will serve as keynote speaker. Rose Hills is located at 3888 Workman Mill Rd. Whittier, 90601. For info, call (323) 887-4837.


Tuesday, May 30

6:30-7:30pm–Know Your Immigration & Minimum Wage Rights Forum at East Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club. Office of Sup. Hilda Solis, CHIRLA, County Sheriff’s Dept., County Office of Immigrant Affairs will speak & answer questions. Club is located at 324 N. McDonnell Ave., LA 90022. For more info, call (323) 881-4601.



Etiquette 101 June 8 at the City Terrace Library. Teens, need a refresher on the social skills that help you make favorable first impressions? Ms. Hirst will help you brush up on your etiquette skills. Plus, you can find a variety of books on social skills in our teen nonfiction area. Open to ages 12-17. Time: 4-5pm. Library located at 4025 E. City Terrace Dr. LA 90063. For more information, call (323) 261-0295.

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