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Happening in Alhambra
July 25 – USC Family Caregiver Support Center conversation at Marguerite Gardens (700 N. Stoneman Ave.) from 10 a.m. to noon. Theme: How to use Assistive Devices. Presenter: Maylene Batangan, RN, MSG. Call Grace Avila at (855) USC-6060 for reservations and information. Free.
July 28 to 31 – “Red hot robots and the crazy crime lab” mad science enrichment class at the Alhambra Park Bandshell (500 N. Palm Ave.) from 9 a.m. to noon. Call (626) 570-3242 or visit Park office to register. Free.
Happening in Arcadia
July 26 – Discover Greek culture, mythology, history and art at the Gilb Museum (380 W. Huntington Drive) from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free.
July 26 – Fourth through eighth graders are invited to celebrate the cat Garfield. Learn facts about comic strip, create a craft and enjoy some games. There will be snacks and prizes. This event is at the Library (20 W. Duarte Rd.) from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Call (626) 821-5566 to register.
July 28 to August 15 – Sports Camp at Dana Middle School. Weeks one and three for youth ages 6 to 10 and week two for ages 11 to 15. Camp utilizes Dana Gym and features a variety of sports. Each week there is an excursion and three swim days. Cost is $110 per week. Register in office at 375 Campus Drive or call (626) 574-5113 with questions.
July 31 – PlayTheGroove Band (modern and contemporary jazz) at the lawn between City Hall and the PD (240 West Huntington Dr.) from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free.
August 2 – Relay for Life of Arcadia at Santa Anita Park – Gate 6 (285 W. Huntington Drive) from 11 a.m. to Sunday August 3 at 11 a.m. Registration $10. Contact Beth Goldber at (626) 536-4149 or email@example.com for information. or register for the event at www.relayforlife.org/arcadiaca
Happening in Azusa
July 25 – Movie and swimming at 501 E. Fifth St. at 8 p.m. “Blank Check” (PG). $3 per person.
July 26 – Congresswoman Grace Napolitano presents 3rd annual Veterans Forum at the US Army National Guard Armory (1351 W. Sierra Madre Ave) at 8:30 a.m. Topics: mental health, woman warriors, education, financial planning, and homelessness. RSVP to Hector F. Elizalde at (626) 350-0150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
July 26 – Household hazardous waste and e-waste collection at Citrus College Stadium parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free.
July 27 – Korean War Armistice Day Ceremony on the City Hall Lawn (213 E. Foothill Blvd) at 10 a.m.
July 29 – Movie “Frozen” at 320 N. Orange Place at 8 p.m. Free.
July 31 – Summer concert at Memorial Park from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with Mariachi Juvenil. Free.
Happening in Baldwin Park
July 27 – Bridal, Quinceanera Expo at the Courtyard by Marriott (14635 Baldwin Park Towne Center) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Music, exhibits, food, and more. Free tickets by registering at wtexpos.com/showpreview.html
July 31 – Grammy award winner La Santa Cecilia (cumbias, jazz, rock) at Morgan Park (4100 Baldwin Park Blvd) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. Call (626) 813-5246 ext 317 with questions.
Happening in Burbank
July 25 – Ladies’ Night Out at Magnolia Park (Magnolia Blvd from Catalina to Screenland and down Hollywood Way to Clark) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Live music, food trucks, wine, henna, art, and more. See www.ladiesnightoutburbank.com
July 26 – Poncho Sanchez Band and The B-Side Players at Starlight Bowl (1249 Lockheed View Drive) at 6:30 p.m. Tickets start at $15. See www.itsmyseat.com/Starlight/ponchosanchez.html
Happening in Duarte
July 26 – Mayor Reilly hosts “Coffee and Conversation with the Mayor in the Community Room of the Duarte Library (1301 Buena Vista St) at 10 a.m.
July 29 – Learn about National Recreation Area Bill AB4858 introduced by Judy Chu that would include the San Gabriel Mountains and River. Guess speaker is Glendora Mayor Judy Nelson. This event is organized by the San Gabriel Valley Conservative Republicans and Foothills Conservative Republicans at Denny’s Restaurant (1060 Huntington Dr) with dinner at 6 p.m. and meeting at 7 p.m. RSVP to email@example.com or call (626) 665-1965.
July 30 – Concert at Duarte Park (1344 Bloomdale Ave) from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. by Mariachi Poncitlan & Edmundo Galan. Free.
Happening in El Monte
July 26 – Family bilingual storytime in English and Spanish at the Norwood Library at 11 a.m. Free.
July 30 – Los Pistoleros concert at Arceo Park (3125 Tyler Ave) from 6;30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free.
Happening in Glendale
July 25 – Dafra West African Drum and Dance at Brand Library (1602 West Mountain St) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bring a picnic. Free.
July 31 – Downtown Glendale Market at the First Baptist Church of Glendale (209 N. Louise St.) from 9 a.m. to 1;30 p.m. This is a weekly event.
Happening in Los Angeles
July 25 – LA Indie band Kiven and DJ Caroline D’Amore headline “Roaring nights July” at the LA Zoo (5333 Zoo Drive) from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. $18 cover available at www.lazoo.org/roaringnights/ Call (323) 644-6042 with questions.
July 25, 26 and 29 – “Americas and Americans” at the Hollywood Bowl. Gloria Estefan with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Ruben Blades and Gustavo Dudamel with the Los Angeles Philharmonic on Tuesday at 8 p.m. See LAPhil.com for tickets and information.
July 25, 26, 27, and 31 – Summer concerts at MacArthur Park (northwest corner of park near intersection of West 6th St. and S. Park View St. just west of downtown). Friday at 8 p.m. Nina Diaz and Elsten Torres; Saturday at 8 p.m. Radiotron (hip-hop dance art); Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Kiddie Karoo (children’s rock puppets); Thursday at 8 p.m. Upground (Latin ska). Free.
July 30 – South Bay Galleria (1815 Hawthorne Blvd) Kid’s Club will host Happy Kid Yoga at 10:30 a.m. at Level 3, Food Court. Free, fun-filled yoga class including playful ways to exercise by incorporating simple yoga positions for all kids of all ages. More information by calling (310) 371-7546.
July 31 – Conjunto Chappotin y sus Estrellas in its California debut from Cuba at the Skirball Cultural Center (2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd) at 8 p.m. Free. Call (310) 440-4500 with questions.
July 31 – Sizzling summer nights at the Autry (4700 Western Heritage Way at Griffith Park) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Orquesta Son Mayor (salsa) performs this evening. $10 cover.
Happening in Monrovia
July 26 – Family nature hike to Monrovia Canyon Falls will meet at the Community Center at 7:30 a.m. and board a bus to the trailhead. This is a relatively easy hike totaling 3.4 miles roundtrip via the Bill Cull Trail. At the end will enjoy picnic lunch. Bring sunscreen and hat. Children must be accompanied by adult. Cost is $15 and includes lunch and transportation. Stop by office at 375 Campus Drive to register, or call (626) 574-5113.
July 26 – Monrovia Association of Fine Arts presents its annual 2014 summer art walk from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Myrtle Avenue Old Town Monrovia.
Happening in Monterey Park
July 25 – Inaugural MPK Night Market at Barnes Park (350 S. McPherrin Ave) from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. See www.MPKNightMarket.com
Happening in Pasadena
July 25 and 26 – Movies at One Colorado (41 Hugus Alley) at 8:30 p.m. Friday “Life is Beautiful” and Saturday “Lover Come Back.” Free.
July 25, 26, 27, and 31 – Summer concerts at the Levitt Pavilion (85 E. Holly St.). Friday at 8 p.m. David Lindley (Americana); Saturday at 8 p.m. The Four Preps (doo-wop/pop); Sunday at 7 p.m. Peter Escovedo Orchestra (salsa/Latin Jazz); Thursday at 7 p.m. Upstream (Caribbean). Free.
Happening in Rosemead
July 25 – Summer concert at Garvey Park by Hard Day’s Night at 7 p.m. Free.
Happening in San Gabriel
July 27 – Miss Philippines USA Beauty Pageant at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse (320 S. Mission Dr.) at 6 p.m. Tickets range $30 to $50. Visit missphilusa.com or call (818) 242-2088 for information.
Happening in Sierra Madre
July 27 – Concert at Memorial Park (222 W. Sierra Madre Blvd) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. by Hard Days Night (Beatles tribute). Call (626) 355-5278 with questions. Free.
Happening in Temple City
July 30 – Beats and Eats Food event: Brian Lynn Jones & The Misfits Cowboys (country) starts at 5:30 p.m. at Temple City Park (9701 Las Tunas Dr). Food trucks.