WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - August 30, 2018
Cypress Park Traffic Meeting Today at 6:30pm
Join LADWP's Residence Sampling Team
Summer Movie in the Park - Aug. 31
Welcoming Immigrant Students
Eat See Hear Outdoor Movie: Selena - Sept. 1st
The film tells the story of the life of Mexican "Tejano" style singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez and the progress of her career resulting in her No. 1 US album.
WHERE: The Autry in Griffith Park. This is a very large, grassy lawn. You’ll want to bring pillows, cushions and blankets.

Measure H Oversignt Meeting - Sept. 6th
LA MADE at the Arroyo Seco Public Library:
The library’s LA Made is a cultural programming series featuring free music, dance, theater, and conversations with local entertainers at libraries throughout the city. In September they will be bringing Paul Stein to perform at our branch. Mr. Stein, a violinist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for 36 years, will perform selections from Johann Bach’s great unaccompanied Sonatas and Partitas, as well as Antonio Vivaldi’s “Seasons.” Stein will also discuss the childhoods of the two legendary composers and explain how their experiences helped to shape the music they would create.

It will be an excellent afternoon with good music. Join us on September 8 at 3:00 and bring your family and friends.
Charge Up LA Electric Vehicle Festival - Sept. 8th
Sept. 8, 2018 10am-3pm at DWP
111 N Hope St, Los Angeles, California 90012
#ChargeUpLA , an Electric Vehicle event, is the premier FREE event in LA where you can find out about--and test drive--a variety of electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in electric vehicles (PHEV) so be sure to bring your valid driver's license. Talk to dozens of EV owners with their cars who already have made the switch. 
Latina Writers Conference in September
¡EL Grito! Free Music & Arts Festival ft. Los Tucanes de Tijuana
Explore Highland Park on Foot - Sept. 15
Puppets in the Park - Sept. 16th
Networking Event - Sept. 20th, 6:30pm
The Mission of LFN is to create a networking opportunity between Latino filmmakers by creating a knowledge-sharing space revolving around the process of making content for film and television and/or breaking in the industry. Once a month aspiring storytellers and working filmmakers will gather at CASA FINA RESTAURANT & CANTINA and meet professional writers, producers, directors, managers and agents who are working in the Entertainment Industry who will share their valuable and inspiring insights. 

Union Station's Retrocade Experience - Sept. 22 & 23
This two-day Free Play event is a throwback to the golden age of gaming and will transport guests back in time for the ultimate arcade rewind. Union Station’s Retrocade Experience will feature over 40 cabinet games from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s.

Environmental Justice Conference Sept. 26th
Jazz Festival - Sept. 29 & 30
Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair 2018
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
In case you missed these items from past newsletters
Submissions Due Sept. 2
Call for Artists & Submissions – Sacred Memories 2018: Cross Cultural Expressions of Day of the Dead
Presented by El Pueblo Historical Monument, El Pueblo Park Association, and the Department of Cultural Affairs, Sacred Memories 2018: Cross Cultural Expressions of Day of the Dead will feature various artistic interpretations that explore the world’s rituals that venerate the departed, including Dia de los Muertos. More Info
News from the City of LA
Keep Your Home SAFE All Year Round
Anytime is the right time to free your home of the clutter that has piled up over the past year. To help out with this, LA Sanitation’s  SAFE Centers  all across the city are ready to take all of your unwanted household hazardous waste.
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