The Columbia Memorial Space Center, 12400 Columbia Way, Downey, hosts International Observe the Moon Night from 6:30to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 8.
A special presentation about the moon begins at 6:45, followed by a screening of the movie “Apollo 13” at 7:15.
The space center also offers a variety of hands-on activities throughout the evening, including free telescope viewing.
Admission is free for members of the space center and $5 for non-members.
Information: (562) 231-1200.
Other upcoming events include:
Friday, Oct. 7
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
Saturday, Oct. 8
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
Oil recycling: People can bring in their used motor oil and used oil filters to the AutoZone at 3801 E. Whittier Blvd., East Los Angeles, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and receive one free new oil filter.
Art walk: The Bellflower Chamber of Commerce and the Art Walk Community Committee stage a community art walk from 6 to 8 p.m. along Bellflower Boulevard between Flower and Oak streets. Art showcases feature student art work from local schools in addition to live music, local vendors and art activities for children. (562) 867-1744
Monday, Oct. 10
Bellflower market: A farmers market operates from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Simms Park, 16614 S. Clark Ave., Bellflower. Fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants, breads, sprouts, honey and more are available. (562) 866-7510.
South Gate market: Harbor Area Farmers Markets sponsors a farmers market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at South Gate Park, Tweedy Boulevard and Walnut Avenue. Fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts, fish, eggs, honey, baked items and gardens plants are available. (323) 774-0159
Actor and art collector Cheech Marin talks about his recently published book, “Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper from the Collection of Cheech Marin,” from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Gallery at Cal State Los Angeles, 5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles. Marin is the special guest at a opening reception for an exhibit featuring the work of the late Richard Duardo, a pivotal figure in the Chicano arts community. The exhibit runs through Nov. 2.
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, Oct. 11
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.
Medicare seminar: HealthCare Partners conduct a seminar on Medicare from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. With open enrollment coming in November, many seniors have questions about programs and the benefits that best fit their individual needs. (562) 929-5580
Book club selection: The Alondra Library, 11949 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk, discusses Jack London’s “The Call of the Wild, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. This is a free program for adults. Refreshments are served. (562) 868-7771
Wednesday, Oct. 12
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, Oct. 13
Art for adults: The Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, offers a free art program for adults that involves creating a festive paper pumpkin from 2 to 3 p.m. All materials are provided by the library. (562) 868-0775
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