Good evening, San Gabriel

Thanks for joining us at this year's Dumpling & Beer Fest - we hope you had a great time. As we gear up for the Halloween season, be sure to register for this year's costume contest at the Fall Fun Festival on October 26.

Also, be sure to bring your bulky items to our bulky item and electronic waste clean-up event on October 13 from 8:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. at the Public Works yard. This is a great way to safely dispose of any large items that you may have in your household.

Now, here's what's making news for the week of October 10, 2018:
Public Works requests City Council
approval for several road improvements
To complete paving work, Public Works is requesting a budget increase of $29,543.76. In March 2018, the City Council approved a contract by Hardy & Harper, Inc to improve several areas along Broadway, Live Oak Street and San Gabriel Boulevard using Community Development Block Grant funds and City funds.

You can read more about this and other items in our preview of the October 16 City Council meeting.
Last chance to sign up for Turkey Trot with early bird rate
This week will be the last week to save on the entry fee for the 43 rd Annual Turkey Trot on Saturday, November 17 at Vincent Lugo Park. Register by October 19 to save $5. The Turkey Trot features a 10K and 5K run, 5K walk and a 1K kids’ run. This year will feature a new costume contest for registered participants.

Categories are best adult, child and group costumes. Registration includes race entry, a commemorative T-shirt and finisher medal. Top three winners of each race category will earn a medal, with first place earning a gift card for a turkey.
San Gabriel to honor Veterans Day
with tribute and luncheon
On Tuesday, November 13, the San Gabriel Rotary Club along with the City of San Gabriel will honor our nation’s veterans during the Annual Veterans Day Tribute and Luncheon.

This year’s celebration starts at 11:30 a.m. and will conclude by 1:30 p.m. The event will take place at Church of Our Savior. Lunch will be provided for those residents who have served or are currently serving in the Armed Forces by reservation only. Reservations must be made to the San Gabriel Rotary before November 6.
Young Frankenstein arrives next weekend
Award-winning theater veterans Ray A. Rochelle and Rikki Lugo both direct and choreograph a company of professional musical theatre actors in this exclusive, one weekend-only production. Performances take place on October 20 at 8:00 p.m. and October 21 at 2:00 p.m.

Mention code "San Gabriel Schools" at the Playhouse box office and get tickets for only $15 (regular tickets sell for $40). Limited tickets are available, and the box office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Catch a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Catch a screening of the 1975 cult classic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" on Friday, October 26 at 10:00 p.m. Newly engaged couple Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Saradon) are on their way to tell their former college professor - whose class they met in - about their exciting news.
Upcoming meetings
  • City Council: October 16, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers
Upcoming events
  • City of San Gabriel: Bulky Items & Electronic Waste Community Clean-Up on October 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 917 East Grand Avenue
  • La Casa de San Gabriel Community Center: Annual Fundraising Dinner (call Lisa Gutierrez-Correa for tickets at 626.286.2144) on October 11 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Hilton Los Angeles/San Gabriel
  • San Gabriel Mission High School: Pumpkin Patch Fest on October 13 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Mission High School Sports Field
  • San Gabriel Library: Mobile Planetarium for Teens on October 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • San Gabriel Library: Citizenship Class on October 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • San Gabriel Library: Book Club for Adults: Still Life on October 17 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 500 South Del Mar Avenue
  • City of San Gabriel: Fall Fun Festival on October 26 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at 324 South Mission Drive
  • City of San Gabriel: Drug Take Back Day on October 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 625 South Del Mar Avenue
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