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Do you have any unused or unwanted prescription drugs? Dispose of them safely at our Drug Take-Back Day on April 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the San Gabriel Police Department located at 625 South Del Mar Avenue. The service is free and anonymous - no questions asked.

Also, be sure to follow the San Gabriel Cinco de Mayo Facebook page for updates leading up to the May 3 event in the Mission District!

Now, here's what's making news for the week of April 18, 2018. 
City Council pledges support for Proposition 68, 69
A wrap-up of the April 17 City Council meeting is now online
Last night, the City Council pledged its support for Proposition 68 and 69. The passage of Proposition 68 would allow the state to sell a $4.1 billion dollar bond to protect the environment and to offer recreation activities to the public, while the passage of Proposition 69 would ensure that SB 1 funds are spent on transportation projects.

You may read more about these items and more in our City Council wrap-up at the link below.
San Gabriel fire to hold Fire Service Day on May 12
Get a behind-the-scenes look with demonstrations, station tours & more
Have you ever wanted to take a peek behind-the-scenes of your neighborhood fire department? Now's your chance! On Saturday May 12, 2018, the San Gabriel Fire Department will be hosting its annual Fire Service Day at Fire Station 51 located at 1303 South Del Mar Avenue from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

We hope to see you there!
Playhouse to offer Los Angeles County Arts internships
Apply to be a historical costume or programming/marketing intern
The Mission Playhouse is thrilled to announce that it is participating in the Los Angeles County Arts Commission (LACAC) Internship Program for the third year in a row! LACAC is providing funding for two full-time paid summer interns at the playhouse: a Historical Costume Intern and a Programming/Marketing Intern.

Apply today, and share this with your friends!
Community Services Commission honors contributions
Apply for an award by May 5
The Community Services Commission is proud to honor the community for its outstanding contributions to San Gabriel's youth and adult programs with two awards: the "Character Counts Sportsmanship Award" and the "Selfless Volunteer Award."

Applications can be found on our website, and applications will be accepted no later than May 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
Catch "The Cameraman" this Sunday
Watch the last installment of this season's Silent Sundays
This Saturday, the American Chinese Dance Association presents the 2018 Chinese Dance Festival at 7:00 p.m. For over 30 years, the American Chinese Dance Association has beautifully brought Chinese culture to life through their dazzling costumes and captivating music. Learn more here.

The following day, catch the last installment in the Silent Sundays series with Buster Keaton's "The Cameraman," with live accompaniment on the Playhouse's Wurlitzer organ by Walt Strony.
Upcoming City Council meetings
  Study Sessions

  No upcoming study sessions are planned at this time.

  Regular Meetings
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 7:30 p.m., City Council Meeting, City Hall, Council Chambers
Upcoming commission meetings
  • Monday, May 7, 2018 - 7:00 p.m., Community Services Commission, City Hall, Council Chambers
All meetings are held at City Hall in the Council Chambers.

Upcoming events at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse:
  • Saturday, April 21, 7:00 p.m.: "American Chinese Dance Association's Dance Festival"
  • Sunday, April 22, 2:30 p.m.: "Silent Sundays Film Series: The Cameraman starring Buster Keaton"
  • Saturday, April 28, 2:30 p.m.: "Chinese Outreach's Mothers Are The Best"
  • Sunday, April 29, 7:30 p.m.: "Jornada: The Flourishing of Flamenco"
Here is a list of events coming up in the San Gabriel community:
Click on the links in each event for more information, or  click here for more events .
We're currently recruiting for the following positions:
  • Mission Playhouse Stage Crew - Multiple positions available!
  • Mission Playhouse Usher - Continuous
  • Police Officer (Lateral/Academy Graduate) - Continuous
  • Recreation Leader
  • Lifeguard/Swim Instructor
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