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Check out this week's El Sereno newsletter for more info on upcoming events in El Sereno and surrounding communities!

District Offices

City Hall
200 N. Spring St.
Room 465
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 473-7014
Fax: (213) 847-0680

Northeast
2035 Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90041
Phone: (323) 254-5295
Fax: (213) 485-8788

Boyle Heights
1870 E. 1st St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: (323) 526-3059
Fax: (323) 266-7511

El Sereno
4927 E. Huntington Dr.
Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Phone: (323) 226-1646
Fax: (323) 226-1644



 

El Sereno and Surrounding Communities Newsletter
April 26, 2013

 


Community Photo of the Week



Councilmember Jose Huizar in attendance of Opening Day at El Sereno Park

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In This Newsletter:


 

Upcoming Events & Community Bulletin


 

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish - Rose Hills Fiesta


 
Dates and Times:            
Thursday, May 23  and Friday, May 24  6pm to 10pm
Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26 12pm to 10pm      
                                    
                              
Place:             Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish - Rose HIlls
                        4509 Mercury Avenue, Los Angeles 90032


Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish - Rose Hills invites you all for it's annual Fiesta scheduled for Thursday, May 23 through Sunday May 26. There will be carnival rides, food, games and live entertainment. 
  • Carnival Tickets - 24 for $12
  • Raffle Grand Prize $7,500 - $5 Raffle Tickets
  • 2nd Prize - OLG Tuition for a year
  • 3rd Prize - 4 Premium Disney passes
  • 4th Prize - Apple Ipad
  • 5th Prize - Flat Screen TV
For more information call (323) 225-4201
 
 
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Congratulations To El Sereno Middle School Drumline


Date:              Sunday, April 28
Time: 
             3:00pm 
Place:             
Long Beach City College (Gym)
                        5000 Lew Davis St., Long Beach 

The El Sereno Middle School Drumline has made it to the American Drumline Association (ADLA) Finals competition after a long, tough season and qualifying last week at Semi Finals. At Semi Finals, ESMS came in 2nd place which was a great accomplishment for the students. 

The Drumline would like to invite everyone this Saturday, April 27th to Long Beach City College (Gym) where the drumline will be competing for the title of ADLA Junior Division Champion. 

Please come out and support the El Sereno Middle School Drumline - the ONLY LAUSD Middle School representing at ADLA!


Performance time is 12:30pm SHARP! The awards ceremony will be at 2:30pm after all the Junior Division is complete.

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April Yappy Hour


 

Date:              Sunday, April 28
Time: 
             3:00pm 
Place:             Friends of Hermon Dog Park 
                        
5568 Via Marisol, Los Angeles 90032

"YAPPY HOURS" are hosted by The Friends of Hermon Dog Park and are held on the last Sunday of each month. Board Member Silvia has put together some great games to try out at Yappy Hour this month! The games include: Bowling, bead toss, can pyramid, ball toss, squeaker ball in a hay stack, and obstacle course. In addition to treats for you and your pets, "Yappy Hour" is the best time to get your dogs to socialize and for you to meet other area dog owners. 
 

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LA 32 Neighborhood Council General Board Meeting


Date:              Wednesday, May 1
Time: 
             6pm to 8pm  
Place:             El Sereno Senior Center
                        
4818 Klamath Los Angeles, CA 90032

If you are a stakeholder within the communities of the zip code 90032 you are invited to attend the LA 32 Neighborhood Council General Meeting. The mission of LA 32 Neighborhood Council is to preserve and improve the quality of life by creating a sage, health, orderly, and clean environment that promotes the community spirit of inclusion, cooperation, participation and collaboration in accordance with the wishes of the community through outstanding service.

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Dog and Cat Adoption Event

Date:              Saturday, May 11 
Time: 
             11am to 3pm
Place:             North Central Animal Shelter (Lawn)
                        3201 Lacy Street
 Los Angeles, CA 90031

The Friends of Hermon Dog Park is co-sponsoring a Mother's Day adoption festival on the grounds of the North Central Shelter! The event is free and open to the public Adoption fees will be discounted to $83.50 for dogs and $50.50 for cats, with additional $25 discounts for the first 30 adoptions that day. Fees include spay/neuter, microchip, vaccinations, and in the case of dogs, license.
 
At the even you will find live entertainment, educational pet demonstrations, food, games and a raffle - fun for the whole family! Also there will be a Microchip Clinic for dogs and cats that are already part of your family. Regular prices are just $25, but there will be a discount for  the first 30 to get chipped that day to just $15. There will be booths with great information and giveaways from pet-related businesses, non-profit groups, and city organizations. For more information site, www.hermondogpark.com

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9th Annual Family Community Learning Faire

Date:              Saturday, May 18, 2013
Time: 
             8:30am to 1:00pm
Place:             El Sereno Middle School
                        2839 N. Eastern, Los Angeles 90032 


The El Sereno Healthy Start Project is proud to announce the 9th Annual Family Community Learning Faire. This year keynote speaker for the event will be Mr. Robert “Bobby” Lee Verdugo. Mr. Verdugo played a critical role in the 1968 East LA High School Walkouts.
 
This year they will be hosting 4 workshops which will be led by a panel of speakers that range in the topics of health, social, cultural and education. To end the festivities there will be musical entertainment provided by Las Cafeteras who will bring their Afro-Mexican Son Jarocho sound to El Sereno Middle School. In addition the Eastside Bike Club will be leading a community bike ride around El Sereno. A secure bike area will also be provided for those that want to arrive early.
 
Everyone is invited and encouraged to spread the word about the fair to others.
 

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El Sereno Recreation Center
Summer Camp 2013


 

Registration:                Starts May 1, 2013
Dates of Camp: 
          June 10 to August 9
Time of Camp:             Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

El Sereno Recreation Center is proud to announce registration for Summer Camp. This year camp activities will include art, games, sports, hikes, cooking, swimming, crafts, nature walks, field trips, and much more.

Fees:
Registration $20 one-time
Camp $65 weekly
Extended Care $15 weekly (if needed)

Parent Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, 29 at 6:30pm. 

For more information call (323) 225-3517 or click here, El Sereno Recreation Center.  
 

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Small Business Development Conference & Expo

 
Date:           Thursday, May 30, 2013
Time:           7:30am – 12:30pm
 Place:         USC Health Sciences Campus
                     1969 Zonal Ave.   
                      Los Angeles, CA 90033
 
Join Councilmember José Huizar, Congressmember Xavier Becerra, the Boyle Heights Chamber of Commerce, LA BusinessSource Center, and local small business owners and entrepreneurs to learn about local, state, federal, and private resources to help strengthen your business. Topics include strategic marketing, business plan development, preparing a winning loan application, and contracting with the government.
 
This event is FREE as well as parking in a designated area. Spanish translation will be available. For more information and to register please contact Vikki at323-264-9020 or via email at vikki@labsc-bpi.org


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Para Los Niños 17th Annual
El Gran Baile De Cinco


What: Celebrate the Art of Children at the Para Los Niños 17th Annual El Gran Baile de Cinco fundraiser. 
 
All proceeds support the organization’s educational and social services, which benefit thousands of children living in skid row and at-risk neighborhoods in Los Angeles County.
 
When:            Friday, May 3, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
 
Where:          Gilmore Adobe
                      6301 W. Third Street
                      Los Angeles, CA, 90036
 
Info:               To purchase tickets, visit www.paralosninos.org/cinco2013
 
About: Para Los Niños is a nonprofit organization that has worked for more than thirty years to create academic achievement and social well being for children. Through early education centers, charter schools, and wellness centers, Para Los Niños offers high-quality education integrated with family support, mental health services, and community engagement opportunities to thousands of children living in skid row and at-risk neighborhoods in Los Angeles County.

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GED Preparation Class
Presented by Para Los Niños


Date:           Class Meets Monday through Thursday
Time:           3:00pm to 5:30pm
 Place:         4927 Huntington Drive, Suite 110 Los Angeles, CA 90032
 
The Para Los Niños YouthSource Center is hosting GED classes. The program includes: Academic Assessment, Teacher Directed, Access to Tutors, Updated GED Material, and CASHEE Prep. For more information contact (323) 275-9309. 


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SAT Practice Test

 

Date:              Saturday, May 18, 2013
Time:              10am to 2:30pm
Place:             El Sereno Branch Los Angeles Public Library
                         5226 Huntington Drive South, Los Angeles 90032
 
The El Sereno Branch Los Angeles Public Library invites all High School students to take a FREE full-length practice SAT test administered  by the Princeton Review. Call (323) 225-9201or visit the El Sereno Branch Library reference desk to sign-up 


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El Sereno Farmers Market

Date:              Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Time:              2pm to 8pm
Place:             Huntington Dr. between Van Horne & Guardia
 
Join us for El Sereno Farmers Market on Huntington Drive between Van Horne & Guardia Ave. Councilmember José Huizar has revived the El Sereno Farmers Market with the help of the organizers of the successful Boyle Heights Farmers Market, who will run the weekly community event. There will be fresh fruit, bread, food, artisans, and entertainment. Come have some family fun and bring your friends and family. For more information call Julio Torres at the El Sereno office at (323) 226-1646. 


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