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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Cal State L.A. hosts engineering design expo

The Cal State Los Angeles College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology holds its annual Senior Engineering Design Expo providing future scientists and engineers an opportunity to create innovative projects that provide solutions to challenging, real-world industry problems from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 27 in the Cal State L.A. Golden Eagle Ballroom and Student Union on campus, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles.

The expo features projects by students who have been working in small teams during the past year. Their projects are designed to solve problems that were provided by corporate partners. The goal is to create engaging and relevant professional practice experiences for the students, who will soon be graduating.

Information (323) 343-3047.

Other upcoming events include:

Friday, May 27

Bingo play: Bingo is hosted at 10 a.m. at the Uptown Senior Center, 13225 Walnut Street, Whittier. (562) 567-9470

Library market: A farmers market is open in the Bruggemeyer Library parking lot, 318 S. Ramona Ave., Monterey Park, from 4 to 8 p.m. It features fresh and organic fruits, vegetables and flowers grown at California farms. Also available are hummus, breads and tamales, raw honey from Energy Bee Farms, peaches from Arnett Farms and a wide selection of Asian vegetables from Vu Produce of Fresno. (626) 307-1388

Dental screening: A dental assistant from Northeast Dental offers free health screenings and advice on issues to take to a dentist from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. (562) 929-5580

Street fair: Maywood marks the Memorial Day Weekend with a street fair through May 30 at the corner of Slauson and Atlantic avenues. Admission and parking are free. Hours are 5 to 11 p.m. May 27, and 2 to 11 p.m. May 28, 29 and 30. (323) 562-5000

Saturday, May 28

Toxic wastes: The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County offer free disposal of wastes too hazardous for regular pickup from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southeast Rio Vista YMCA at Maywood Park, 57th Street and Heliotrope Avenue in Maywood. Paint, used motor oil, household cleaners are accepted along with electronic devices. Not accepted are ammunition, explosives, radioactive materials, trash, tires, appliances and controlled substances. (888) 238-0172

Downey market: A farmers market offers fresh produce and other items from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Downey Avenue between Second and Third streets in Downey. Parking is available in the city’s parking structure there or on marked spaces on surrounding streets. (562) 904-7284

Smartphone assistance: The Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, offers assistance to be people with smartphones and tablets from 10 to 11 a.m. Those attending are asked to charge their device in advance. Assistance is on a first come basis and those needing more than 15 minutes of assistance may be asked to make an appointment. (562) 868-0775

Cancer fundraiser: The Norwalk City Slickers conduct a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society with a barbecue and raffle from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the north lawn of Norwalk City Hall north lawn, 12400 Norwalk Blvd. Tickets are $5 for a hamburger, hot dog, chips and drink. Proceeds go to the Norwalk Relay for Life 24-hour cancer fundraiser June 25-26 at Cerritos College. (562) 929-5944

Tuesday, May 31

Farmers market: The Norwalk Committee on Aging conducts a farmers market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Excelsior High School south parking lot, on the south side of Alondra Boulevard west of Pioneer Boulevard. Fresh fruits, flowers, vegetables and fish are available.

Wednesday, June 1

Fresh produce:The Huntington Park Farmers Market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and other items from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Salt Lake Park, 3401 E. Florence Ave. (323) 584-6218

Thursday, June 2

CPR training: St. Francis Medical Center, 3630 E. Imperial Highway, Lynwood, offers free hands-only CPR instruction from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CPR instructors demonstrate the proper techniques of hands-only CPR, and participants get the opportunity to practice on mannequins. The training does not result in CPR certification, but information on how to get certified is available. (310) 900-8522

Coloring club: The Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, conducts a coloring club called Color us Happy from 1 to 2 p.m. Coloring is a no-pressure art form that helps people unwind from a day at the office. Materials are provided. (562) 868-0775

Summer program: The Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, holds its first adult summer reading program event, Coffee, Cookies and Cross Stitch. Enjoy coffee and cookies while learning the basics of cross stitch. All adults in attendance may receive an entry into Norwalk Library’s end of the summer opportunity drawing for a tablet. (562) 868-0775

Friday, June 3

Bingo play: Bingo is hosted at 10 a.m. at the Uptown Senior Center, 13225 Walnut Street, Whittier. (562) 567-9470

Dance night: Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road, Whittier, hosts Friday night dances from 6 to 10 p.m.Dance professionals Rudy andMaria Hernandez offer lessons on a specific style of dancing from 6 to 7 and then a dance party runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $10 and includes light refreshments. (562) 567-9450

Saturday, June 4

Car show: The Whittier Uptown Association conducts its 16th annual car show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Greenleaf Avenue between Penn and Hadley streets and on Philadelphia Street between Comstock and Painter avenues. About 500 cars from 1979 and earlier are expected, along with 40 vendors including Uptown merchants selling automotive parts, food and other items. (562) 696-2662

Student festival: Art combines with science at the second annual STEAM Festival set for 10 a.m. 4 p.m. on New Street between Third and Fourth streets in Downey. The festival is free and open to families but aimed at elementary school-age youngsters, offering then a chance for hands-on science and art-related activities. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art and math. Sponsors include the Downey Federal Credit Union, Stay Gallery, handling the art activities; the Downey Unified School District, the Columbia Memorial Space Center, the Downey Kiwanis Foundation, the Bayha Group and the National Academy of Sciences.

Financial literacy: A free financial literacyworkshop is being held by state Sen. Tony Mendoza from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Pico Park, 9528 Beverly Blvd., Pico Rivera. Topics to be discussed include budgeting, money management, managing credit cards, saving, investing and others. Call (562) 860-3202 to RSVP.

Golfing with the police: Golf N’ Stuff, 10555 Firestone Blvd., Norwalk, hosts the Norwalk Recreation and Park Services Department’s annual Kops N Kids golf event, starting at 11 a.m. The tournament, which pairs youth with local law enforcement, aims to foster positive, impactful connections in a fun setting. The $10 per player cost includes golf, a T-shirt, and a barbecue lunch at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex, plus awards and drawing prizes. The tournament is open to youth ages 8 through 17. (562) 929-5566.

Movie in the park: The city of Whittier begins its series of free family film series at Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road, with “The Good Dinosaur,” rated PG. Movies begin at dusk. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets for festival-style seating and a picnic while enjoying the movie. Pets, barbeques and alcoholic beverages are not allowed. (562) 567-9450.

Sunday, June 5

Sports experience: Telemundo, the Spanish language television station, conducts its annual sports experience from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Salt Lake Park, 3401 E. Florence Ave., Huntington Park. Admission is free for sports exhibitions, vendor and food booths, inflatable games and musical entertainment. (626) 676-8523

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