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WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - May 23, 2018
HHPNC Upcoming Committee Meetings
FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018

3:30PM - HHPNC Beautification Committee Meeting
4:05PM - HHPNC Housing & Homelessness Committee Meeting
5:00PM - HHPNC Outreach Committee Meeting

All held at Coco's Bakery, 6040 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042

HHPNC Attends Ribbon Cutting
HHPNC at the ribbon cutting ceremony at San Pascual Park unveiling the new playground, basketball court and fitness area. Next phase will include remodeled bathrooms. Go check it out!

We also have San Pascual STEAM Magnet showing off their cheerleading skills! It’s all about the next generation.

Thank you Councilmember Jose Huizar, your staff, and the community for working hard to make this happen.

Adult Reading Program
Upcoming Events

Vamos a Pescar! Let's go fishing! We'll be giving fishing poles to youngsters to learn to fish, helping to rig up their rods, and demonstrating fishing techniques. On May 19th and 20th we'll be rigging up our fishing poles and learning about knots and river conservation. On May 26th and May 27th we'll be fishing at the Bowtie parcel of Los Angeles River State Park. Join us for both days to get your free fishing rod and reel! Download the FACT SHEET here.
Magnet Capstone Night - May 24th
Viva Poetry Workshop - May 26th
Institute for the Study of Los Angeles (ISLA) + Lummis Days present the Viva Poetry workshop at the Eagle Rock Library & reading at the Lummis House

Saturday | May 26th
3:15-5:15pm

Eagle Rock Library
5027 Caspar Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90041

Part of the three Lummis Days poetry workshops. This one will be led by Erika  Ayón . Just bring a notebook and leave with a completed poem. All experience levels, all ages are welcome and participation is free. The 13th annual Lummis Days, June 1, 2 and 3, will include poetry, music, dance, film and puppets at five NortheastLA locations. Full schedule at  www.LummisDay.org
2nd Chance Fair
Free Film Screening
ISLA + Lummis Days present: Dolores

Friday | June 1st | 7-9pm

Occidental College- Thorne Hall
1600 Campus Road., Los Angeles, CA 90041

(closest intersection to Thorne Hall is Campus Rd. and Bird Rd.)
Free parking on campus and the surrounding streets
Lummis Day - June 1, 2 and 3
With music and movies, puppets and poems, Lummis Days offers a rainbow of arts, community activity and history by and for Northeast Los Angeles as the 13th annual event is presented, June 1, 2 and 3 at four NELA locations: Occidental College, York Boulevard & Ave. 50, Lummis Home, Sycamore Grove Park. There are also two complementary exhibits at the Southwest Museum. Admission to all Lummis Days events is always free. The full schedule is posted at the Lummis Days website  www.LummisDay.org   and on the  Lummis Day Facebook page .
PTA Event - A Taste of Highland Park
Poetry Contest
Deadline to enter is May 31, 2018
Poets and creative writers, submit your original poetry about California native plants to LA Stormwater’s Native Plant Poetry Contest for the chance to win...
An Arroyo EDventure - Summer Camp 2018
A nature and place-based exploration for ages 7-12!
*REGISTRATION COMING SOON!!!*
The Audubon Center at Debs Park and  Panther Ridge Farm  have partnered to present: An Arroyo EDventure Summer Camp 2018! Each week, children ages 7-12 will explore within the 282 acres of grasslands, woodlands, and coastal sage scrub that make up Ernest E. Debs Park. With more than 140 bird species and over 100 native plant species, there’s never a dull day at Debs!

More Summer Camps
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Youth Football & Cheer
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National Night Out - Aug. 7th
SAVE THE DATE
for
2018 Northeast LA National Night Out!
August 7, 2018 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Highland Park Independent Film Festival
The 5th annual independent film festival is coming OCTOBER 4-7 to the Historic Highland Theatre in the heart of Highland Park. CALL FOR ENTRIES are now live. 20% off to the first 20 submissions. Visit www.hpifilmfest.com to submit your film today! #nela #hpiff2018 #supportindiefilm #shorts #features #filmfreeway
Arroyo Seco Library Events Calendar
MORE CITY & COUNTY RELATED ITEMS
Free Spay/Neuter Certificate for Cats All May!
LA Animal Services is excited to announce that we will be offering Free Cat Spay/Neuter Certificates to all LA City residents, regardless of income levels, throughout the entire month of May!
By spaying or neutering your cat or kitten, you are helping LA Animal Services get one step closer to ending the Los Angeles community’s pet overpopulation and helps the Department place more animals in permanent homes. To learn more about how to apply for a Free Certificate, to read the rules and guidelines, and to find participating veterinary hospitals in your area, visit  LAspayneuter.com To locate your nearest services center, visit:  http://bit.ly/LAASlocator .

Metro is restructuring its bus system after 25 years for the Next Generation. They are listening to input from stakeholders throughout the County, please make your voice heard.


Metro is reimagining its bus system for the next generation. The NextGen Bus Study will redesign a new bus system that is more relevant and attractive to the residents of LA County. Metro believes this will improve service to current customers, attract new customers and win back past customers. Read more.

Take the  NextGen Bus Study survey  and make your voice heard.
eResources at the Los Angeles Public Library
The library has many of these eResources available to its library card holders, which means you can access the library anytime from anywhere and can even be a library power user without ever setting foot in an actual library building Read more here.
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HISTORIC HIGHLAND PARK NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL.  Visit our website.