Thursday, October 29, 2009

Day of the Dead Celebration at Francis Community Garden

Councilmember Reyes invites you to celebrate the Day of the Dead at the Francis Community Garden, at 2909 West Francis Ave., on Sunday, Nov. 1 from Noon-4 p.m. Tamales and hot chocolate will be sold for $1 to benefit the Community Garden. Pork, chicken, cheese, vegetarian sweet tamales and vegan bean tamales will be sold at the event. For more information, please call (213) 572-0188.

Chinatown Halloween Carnival

Enjoy Halloween with the kids at a community carnival from 9 a.m.-6 p.m at Alpine Recreation Center, 817 Yale Street in Los Angeles on Saturday, October 31. The carnival will feature rides, game booths and food. Information: (213) 485-5448. Have a safe and happy Halloween!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Cash for College

Councilmember Reyes invites you to the Cash for College Family Night, Wednesday, October 28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The FREE event focuses on how to pay for college, how to create a college-going environment in your home and college access regardless of immigration status. Students could win one of 10 $1,000 Cash for College scholarships.
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall
1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
When: Wednesday, October 28, 2009
5:30 -9 p.m.
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"Muertos de La Guerra/War Dead" Art Exhibit Runs Through Nov. 10

Councilmember Reyes encourages you to support our local artists at the "Muertos de La Guerra/War Dead" art exhibit. The exhibit runs through November 10 at 2003 East First Street in Los Angeles.
There will be a reception/altar dedication on Thursday, October 29 at 8 p.m. A special Sneak Preview Screening of "As Long As I Remember: American Veteranos," a new documentary film by Laura Varela, will take place before the dedication at 7 p.m. at CASA 0101 at 2009 East First Street.
The exhibit features work by the following artists: J. Michael Walker, Claudia Agraz, John Berrios, Rolando Conseguera, Ignacio Gómez, Roberto Guerrero, Sergio Hernández, Michelle Juárez, John Carlos de Luna, Nico, Francisco T. Norzagaray, Christy Ramírez, Hector Silva, Antonio Sorcini, Anabel Tovar, Arturo Urista, Laura Varela, Todd Waters and Jaime "Germs" Zacarías.
Information: (323) 780-9089.

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Thursday, October 22, 2009

"3rd Annual Gathering of Community Gardens"

Councilmember Reyes invites you to a two-day ecological and educational event aimed at increasing community gardens in the City. The event will feature break-out sessions for networking, information booths and a garden tour of select community gardens. The garden tour will take place on Saturday, October 24th. Please RSVP in advance at Lunch will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.

When: Saturday, October 24th
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, October 25th
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Where: Farmlab
1745 N. Spring Street, Unit #4
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cost: FREE event, Suggested $10 DONATION

Community Health Fair in Pico Union

Join Councilmember Reyes and Senator Gil Cedillo at a Community Health Fair on Saturday, October 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The health fair features FREE health screenings for the entire family, as well as children's activites.

Where: Red Shield
1532 W. 11th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Join Councilmember Reyes for Cypress Park Neighborhood Council Meeting

Join Councilmember Reyes today at 7:30 p.m. to hear his vision for Cypress Park. The meeting will be held at 1118 Aragon Avenue at Aragon Elementary. Get to know your neighbors and hear Councilmember Reyes' vision for the community of Cypress Park.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Reyes on the 2010 Census: "It's Time! Make Yourself Count!"

Councilmember Reyes recently joined Latino leaders at City Hall to launch a historic campaign to inform and motivate Latinos to participate in the 2010 Census. This campaign-- "Ya Es Hora! Hagase Contar!" "It's Time! Make Yourself Count!"-- is the largest and most extensive non-partisan effort to incorporate Latinos as full participants in the American political process.
For more information:
"Ya Es Hora! Hagase Contar!"
(877) El-Censo
(877) 352-3676

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Vote for Audubon Center, Debs Park, at Pasadena Patagonia

Come cast your ballot for the Audubon Center at Debs Park in Patagonia’s second annual Voice Your Choice™ campaign. The Center was selected by Patagonia, along with two other local environmental groups to compete for grant money. The top vote-getter will be awarded $2,500, with the second and third-place organizations receiving $1,500 and $1,000 respectively. The funding will help the Center continue to offer nature-based programs designed to engage low-income urban families in the outdoor world.

Vote for Audubon Center at Debs Park at the Pasadena Patagonia store through October 24, 2009.

Patagonia Address:
47 N Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103
Phone: (626) 795-0319

Patagonia Store Hours:
Mon-Sat: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.


Saturday, October 03, 2009

Reyes, Community Celebrate 25 Years of Clínica Romero

For 25 years, Clínica Msr. Oscar A. Romero (Clínica Romero) has provided quality, affordable or free, healthcare and advocacy to the uninsured and underserved of greater Los Angeles. I thank all who joined me today to celebrate this anniversary at the Health Walk and Health Fair at Vista Hermosa Park.

For more information about Clínica Romero's health services, please call (213) 201-2785 or (323) 987-1411.