The city of Montebello holds its first Cars and Guitars Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15 at City Park, 1301 W. Whittier Blvd.
The car show features some of the nicest muscle cars, hot rods, classics, bombers, rat rods and other kinds of vehicles from around the area.
Live entertainment is provided all day featuring the Altar Billies and the Swinging 8-Balls, a musician swap meet; shopping and service vendors; food and snack booths; automotive products and car memorabilia and much more.
A drawing to support youth programs in the city features a special guitar donated by Gretsch Guitars. Information: (323) 997-4540.
Other upcoming events include:
Friday, July 14
Support group: Senior citizens who have lost a spouse, family member or friend can share their experiences from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. The group is led by a trained professional from the Telecare Corporation. (562) 929-5580
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
Talent night: The Norwalk Cultural Arts Center, 13200 Clarkdale Ave., hosts an open mic night from 7 to 9 p.m. giving local talent the opportunity to take center stage. All types of artists, including singers, dancers, poets and musicians, are invited to participate. Microphone, mic stand, speakers and an auxiliary cord are provided. Performers should bring any additional equipment needed. (562) 929-5521.
Movie night: The Norwalk Recreation and Park Services Department conducts a family movie night at Norwalk Park, 13000 Clarkdale Ave. The film “Sing” begins at dusk. Those attending may bring their own food, blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy the movie of a 400-square-foot screen. (562) 929-5702
Saturday, July 15
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
Depot birthday: The city of Lynwood marks the 100th birthday of the Lynwood Depot, 3780 Martin Luhter King Jr. Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free community event includes music, special guest speakers, booths, historical artifacts and photographs of the Lynwood Depot over the years, since it was built in 1917. The depot is currently home to the Lynwood Union Gallery. (323) 537-3502
Sunday, July 16
Musical fundraiser: The Summer Promise Music Bowl, an evening of music, food and family fun, is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Barnes Park Amphitheater, 350 S. McPherrin Ave., Monterey Park. Proceeds will benefit Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley, which serves homeless children and their families, and MERCI, an agency supporting individuals with developmental disabilities. Tickets range from $20 to $75. (626) 569-0991
Monday, July 17
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
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
Concert in the park: Cold Duck performs top 40 music at 7 p.m. at Central Park, 6532 Friends Ave., Whittier, as part of the city’s summer concert series.
Tuesday, July 18
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, July 19
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
Concert in the park: The Wise Guys perform big band music at the Downey Concert in the Park series at 7 p.m. in Furman Park, 10419 Rives Ave. Those attending may bring lawn chairs and blankets. Food is available for purchase. (562) 904-7223
Norwalk concert: DSB performs a Journey tribute at 7 p.m. on the lawn of Norwalk City Hall, 12700 Norwalk Blvd. Those attending may bring blankets, chairs and picnic baskets. Refreshments also are available for purchase. (562) 929-5702
Thursday, July 20
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
Picture frame design: The Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, offers adults an opportunity to decorate a picture frame from 2 to 3 p.m. With creativity, magazine covers and a little glue, participants can create a picture frame that is uniquely theirs. Friends of Norwalk Libraries provides light refreshments. (562) 868-0775
Paramount concert: Upstream performs reggae music from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Progress Park, 15500 Downey Ave., Paramount, as part of the city’s summer concert in the park series. Those attending may bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets.
Parnell Park concert: The Swing Cats perform big band music at the summer concert series at 7 p.m. at Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road, Whittier. Those attending may bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets.
Friday, July 21
Friday night fun: The city of Bellflower holds another of its Food, Flicks and Fun events at Town Center Plaza, 16521 Adenmoor Ave., beginning at 6:30 p.m. It includes a free concert, followed by the movie “Moana” at dusk. Food vendors provide food for sale.
Movie night: The Norwalk Recreation and Park Services Department conducts a family movie night at Norwalk Park, 13000 Clarkdale Ave. The film “Moana” begins at dusk. Those attending may bring their own food, blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy the movie of a 400-square-foot screen. (562) 929-5702
Saturday, July 22
Citizenship clinic: Representatives from the South Asian Network provide assistance for people applying for citizenship from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway. Participants also can receive a legal review of their application, study materials and a fee waiver application. Call the library to register and receive a list of documents to bring to the workshop. (562) 868-0775
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