Good evening, San Gabriel

Happy Lunar New Year! In celebration of the Year of the Rat, please join us in the San Gabriel Mission District on Saturday, February 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

This year’s event will be headlined by AJ Rafael, one of social media’s most popular artists. The festival will also feature performances by experimental pop artist Jett Kwong, magician/stuntman Joseph Tran, the Immortals Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe and Master Zhong and his face changing act among many others. Be sure to follow the event on Facebook for the latest updates leading up to February 8.

Now, here is what's making news for the week of January 29, 2020:
San Gabriel to host Lunar New Year Festival on February 8
We're happy to welcome the Year of the Rat at the 2020 San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival on February 8, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A unique take on the ancient Lunar New Year tradition, the San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival combines traditional performances and celebrations with contemporary musicians and entertainment in an experience unique to the region.
Alan Chan Moo-sic Group to perform at Lunar New Year
During the San Gabriel Lunar New Year Festival on February 8, we encourage you to visit the Mission Playhouse for a free jazz performance from the Alan Chan Moo-sic Group at 3:00 p.m.

The group will present a concert with exciting tunes inspired by the zodiac. The concert will also feature arrangements of English and Chinese classics to celebrate the Year of the Rat.
Learn more about LA County's new voting system
The County of Los Angeles will be introducing a new voting system for the March 3, 2020 election. Voting will now be available ten days prior to Election Day. Voters will no longer be restricted to vote in-person on one single Tuesday and you may vote at any Vote Center in Los Angeles County.

To learn more about San Gabriel's Vote Centers, please click the link below.
Temple City Performing Arts to present "Be The Change"
This Thursday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m., Temple City Performing Arts presents "Be The Change," a lively celebration of dance featuring jazz, lyrical, hip hop and more.
Upcoming meetings
  • City Council: February 4, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers
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