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Community Calendar Events – August 2014

Southeast LA Collective & The City of Bell host the first Southeast LA Art Walk -The Southeast Los Angeles Collective (SELACo) is proud to announce the first art walk in southeast Los Angeles, in collaboration with the City of Bell, local businesses, organizations, and artists.   The event will showcasing over 30 artists, the Southeast LA Art Walk will reflect a diverse selection of mediums, styles, and trends in the area. Throughout the Art Walk, artists will showcase their work in local businesses.  The Art Walk is FREE to the public. Check in at participating businesses to obtain a map highlighting the locations of exhibiting artists, with this map, visitors can easily navigate the 1-mile Art Walk route.
  •        City of Bell, Off Atlantic Ave. & Gage Ave, CA (Obtain a map highlighting participating business)
  •        August 02; 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  •        Admission:  Free
  •         For more information, call (323) 821-9239 or www.tinyurl.com/SELAartwalk
The Culver City Village "Rock and Walk”-The Culver Village “Rock and Walk” Celebrate Summer with an afternoon of fun, food and entertainment! The Boulevard’s eclectic businesses, gourmet eateries and family friendly activities create a free event that’s not to be missed!  Kids’ activities, live music, free goodies and special promotions.

  •   Community in Culver City (The Culver Village Business District is located on Sepulveda Blvd. between Culver Blvd. and Franklin Ave)
  •   August 02; 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  •   Admission: Free
  •    For more information, call (310) 390-3604.

Document Shredding and E-Waste Collection-The City of West Hollywood is sponsoring a free Document Shredding and E-Waste collection.  West Hollywood residents and business are encouraged to get rid of all those unwanted and unsellable items such as televisions, computers, monitors, laptops, DVD players, fax machines, telephones, and more.  Document shredding is “secure,” which means the shredding is done at the collections site. 

  •       El Tovar Parking Lot, 8763 El Tovar Place (Enter from N. Robertson Boulevard)
  •     August 02; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  •     Admission: Free
  •       For more information, call (310) 478-3001, ext. 100 or visit www.weho.org

Topanga Vintage Festival! at Valley Cultural’s "Concerts on the Green"- Over 100 vendors will be selling vintage, antiques, art and quality goods. Food vendors will serve great fair foods, or BYO picnic, and the beer garden will be open from 4 to 8pm. The Topanga Stage will feature local bands including Mostly Kosher (modern Klezmer) and the Jug Or Nots, playing Tin Pan Alley music from the 1920’s, and at 6 pm the main stage will come alive with Strange Native followed by Hollywood U2.

  •    Pierce College, 5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA  91367
  •     August 03; 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  •      Admission: Free (Parking Fee on structure of $3.00 till 3:30 p.m. and $10 after)
  •     For more information, call (310) 422-1844 or visit

Family Festival & Concert at the Levitt Pavilion- Come to a free children’s concert, at The Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles at MacArthur Park.  Bring the entire family and enjoy the sound of Jose-Luis Orozco & Friends, a children's interactive bilingual concert! He's an educational & interactive performer that connects with his audience and gets everyone from baby to dad dancing. There will be fun pre-concert activities, along with a food court!  José-Luis Orozco is a bilingual educator, children’s author, and recording artist who has dedicated his life to creating quality bilingual music, books, and videos for children. He encourages learning of the Spanish language and promotes Latin American culture through his art. His rich catalog includes 15 CDs, a DVD, and 3 award-winning songbooks each year, he shares his music in live performances for over 100,000 educators at education conferences nationwide, who then integrate his music into their classroom curriculum.

  •       MacArthur Park,  2230 West 6th Street, Los Angeles, 90057
  •      August 03; 3:30 p.m.
  •      Admission:  Free
  •     For more information, call (626) 683-3230 or visit www.levittla.org 

The Music Center presents “Dance Downtown Samba”-The sights and sounds of Carnival come to The Music Center Plaza for Samba night. Join us for beginner dance lessons, live music and fun times with friends. No experience necessary, all are welcome. Enjoy this festive night of samba under the stars. Picnics are encouraged.  No experience necessary. Beginner lessons throughout the evening.

  •      The Music Center, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90012
  •     August 08; 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  •     Admission: Free
  •      For more information call, (213) 972-0711 or visit www.musiccenter.org

Shakespeare by the Sea presents “HAMLET”-Shakespeare by the Sea presents Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.  A young Prince struggles whether ‘to be or not to be’ in this compelling family drama about a stolen crown.  An agonizing prince, a counterfeit king, duplicitous queen, a tragic heroine, a troupe of actors and a ghost are woven into dramatic tale without equal.

  • Point Fermin Park, 807 Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro 90731
  • Aug 15; 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Admission:  Free
  • For more information, call (310) 217-7596 or visit www.shakespearebythesea.org
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium presents “Robotics by the Sea”-Join the fun and learn about underwater robotics, witness R.O.V. demonstrations and much more.  All ages are welcome. 

  • Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro, 90731
  • August 16; 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • Admission:  Free
  • For more information, call (310) 548-7562
Classic Guitar Concert with Josh Moore -USC masters student Josh Moore presents a solo classical guitar recital featuring works from the Baroque and Romantic eras, as well as contemporary pieces.  Josh will discuss the composers and the music throughout the program. 

  • Santa Monica Library – Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica
  • August 23; 2:00 p.m.
  • Admission:  Free
  • For more information, call (310) 458-8600 or visit www.smpl.org
Preparing Your Fall Garden- Replenish your garden with seasonal fruits, vegetables, and other plants for the fall.  

  • Santa Monica Library – Fairview Branch, 2101 Ocean Park Blvd. Santa Monica
  • August 25; 7:00 p.m.
  • Admission:  Free
  • For more information, call (310) 458-8681 or visit www.smpl.org
Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening - LA County’s Office of Women’s Health is offering appointments for breast and cervical cancer screening for eligible low-income women with no health insurance.  Preventive health screenings saves lives.  Call to take a step in the right direction to protect your health or the health of someone you love. 

  •        Various Locations
  •       For appointments call, (800) 793-8090

Healthy Heart Campaign -Heart disease is the #1 killer in women.  Increase your awareness of heart disease and its risk factors today.  The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s Office of Women’s Health is offering a free Heart Disease Risk Assessment for women by simply calling the hotline.  A personalized summary and information on risk factors will be provided.  A resources guide will be mailed to all callers containing information about free and low-cost health, fitness and education classes.  Call today to find out how you can keep you heart healthy and protect the health of a loved one. 

  • Various locations
  • For more information, call the hotline (800) 793-8090

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