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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Cerritos College to hold graduation

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon is the guest speaker at the 59th annual Cerritos College commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. in Falcon Stadium, on campus, 11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk.

The college presents associate degrees and skills certificates earned during the 2015-16 academic year. Admission is free.

Information: (562) 860-2451 ext.2352.

Other upcoming events include:

Friday, May 20

Voting forum: U.S. Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Linda Sánchez, and Judy Chu, host a forum on voting rights titled “Protect Your Future: Restore the Vote” from 10 a.m. to noon at East Los Angeles College, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park. The forum examines the attack on voting rights nationwide for minorities and the legal erosion of the Voting Rights Act as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Shelby County v. Holder.

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

Dance night:Musical hits of the 1960s are featured at a Motown Night dance program at Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road, Whittier. Rudy and Maria Hernandez conduct the program. Registration and social begins at 6 p.m. and dance lessons at 6:30 p.m., followed by a dance party until 10 p.m. Light refreshments are provided. Cost is $10. (562) 567-9450.

Talent sought:Norwalk’s Cultural Arts Center, 13200 Clarkdale Ave., offers members of the community a chance to perform at an Open Mic night at 8 p.m. It is open to musicians, poets, singers, comedians or other types of entertainers. The Image Sharks also perform a unique fusion of blues, rock, country and Latin percussion. (562) 929-5521

Saturday, May 21

Cancer relay: The American Cancer Society conducts a 24-hour Relay for Life, beginning at 9 a.m. at the Downey Adult School, 12340 Woodruff Ave. Participants form teams and obtain sponsorships to benefit the cancer society. A team member must be on the track at all times during the 24-hour event. It starts with a ceremony and a survivor’s lap. At night, bags of sand with lighted candles are placed around the track in memory of cancer victims. (800) 227-2345

E-waste collection: The Bellflower Chamber of Commerce sponsors electronic waste collection and recycling from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. in the Somerset High School parking lot, 9242 Laurel St. Accepted are computer equipment, televisions, stereo equipment, printers, scanners, radios, telephones and cellular phones. (562) 867-1744.

Cultural carnival: Central American Foundations conduct a fundraiser cultural carnival from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the baseball diamond at Salt Lake Park, 3401 E. Florence Ave. Huntington Park, with proceeds going to its program of aiding abandoned children of Nicaragua. The event features cultural entertainment, native food, information booths, dancers and other public activities. General admission is $20, $10 for senior citizens. Children are free. (213) 321-7260.

Social Security info: Essie Landry, a public affairs specialist for Social Security, discusses “Understanding the Benefits,” which cover all Social Security programs and Medicare and answers questions on the subject from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Cormack Room of the Downey City Library, 11121 Brookshire Ave. (562) 904-7364

Sunday, May 22

Hunger walk: A number of Downey churches sponsor their annual Walk to Relieve Hunger, with registration at 1 p.m. at the Downey Memorial Christian Church, 8441 E. Florence Ave. The half-mile walk begins at 2 p.m. from Florence west to Downey Avenue, south to Firestone Boulevard, east to Lakewood Boulevard and north to Florence then west to the church. (562) 869-7291

Monday, May 23

Golf tourney: The Downey Adult School and the California Council for Adult Education sponsor a golf tournament at noon at the Rio Hondo Country Club, 10627 Old River School Road. Registration is at 11 a.m. Cost is $125 per person and includes green fees, cart and buffet dinner. Drawing tickets and other prizes are available. (562) 940-6200

Author speaks:  Kelly Gallagher, an author and teacher at Cal State Fullerton, discusses how to build good readers and autographs his books from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Downey City Hall Council chambers, 11111 Brookshire Ave. It’s sponsored by the Adult Literacy program at the Downey Library. (562) 904-7364

Junior golf: Youngsters from 7 to 17 may participate in the Pico Rivera Junior Golf Club at the Pico Rivera Golf Course, 3260 Fairway Drive, from 5 to 6 p.m. Cost is $10 per week or $30 for the month. (562) 692-9933

Tuesday, May 24

Advance planning: A representative of Forest Lawn Cemetery discusses how to make plans for funerals and final arrangements for oneself and family members from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Norwalk Senior Citizens Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. (562) 929-5580

Health advice: TheUptown Whittier Senior Center, 13225 Walnut St., offers a free healthy heart lecture at 10 a.m. (562) 567-9470

Wednesday, May 25

Dance fundraiser: The Whittier Community Foundation presents its annual“Dancing with the Whittier Stars,” fundraiser from 4 and 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 26 in the Whittier Center Theatre, 7630 Washington Blvd.A reception precedes the May 26 performance at 6 p.m.Tickets are  $45.Proceeds go to community events and programs. (562) 567-9400

Teen volunteer fair: Summer volunteer options for high school students are discussed from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Cormack Room of the Downey City Library, 11121 Brookshire Ave.Representatives of organizations like the Red Cross and Rabbit Rescue attend. (562) 904-7361

Thursday, May 20

Resource fair: The Uptown Whittier Senior Center, 13225 Walnut St., holds its annual Information and Resource Fair from 9 a.m. to noon. About 40 vendors and agencies participate in the free event and provide information and resources on veterans’ assistance, housing, transportation, utility assistance, health care, fitness, nutrition and cooking. (562) 567-9470

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

Citizenship help: A free citizenship workshop for those interested in becoming naturalized U.S. citizens is offered from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Leland R. Weaver Library, 4035 Tweedy Blvd., South Gate. Information on the process, the rights and responsibilities of citizens and naturalization test materials are provided. (323) 567-8853.

Friday, May 27

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

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

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

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

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