The Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, in partnership with the South Asian Network, hosts a citizenship clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 23.
Participants may receive application support, legal review, study materials and a fee waiver application. Call the library at (562) 868-0775 to register and receive a list of documents to bring to the workshop.
Other upcoming events include:
Friday, July 22
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, July 23
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
Immigration forum: The law offices of Amira Al Alami and Maywood Mayor Pro Tem Eduardo De La Riva, sponsor a forum on immigration issues and free consultations from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 3759 E. 57th St., Maywood. (888) 990-6020.
Legislative information: Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, conducts a Town Hall session of questions and answers for constituents from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Pico Rivera Senior Center, 9200 Mines Ave. (562) 861-5803
Oil recycling: O’Reilly Auto Parts, 7019 S. Atlantic Ave., Bell, distributes free oil filters at an oil recycling event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All those who recycle their used oil filter receive a new oil filter for free. (323) 771-9906
Monday, July 25
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
Park concert: The city of Whittier’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services conducts a free concert at 7 p.m. at Central Park, 6532 Friends Ave., featuring the band Fresh, playing Latin and top 40 tunes. Pets, barbecues and alcoholic beverages are not allowed. (562) 567-9400
Tuesday, July 26
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.
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
Chamber connections: The Norwalk Chamber of Commerce hosts a creating connections luncheon at 11:45 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, 11986 Front St. Cost is $8 to $10, cash only. (562) 864-7785
Transit plan: The city of Lynwood conducts an informational public meeting to explain its transit area specific plan from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bateman Hall, 11331 Ernestine Ave. The proposed implementation of the specific plan to guide future development of transit-oriented communities is the topic of discussion. Copies of the plan may be viewed at the Lynwood City Clerk’s Office during City Hall hours. http://www.lynwood.ca.us/
Wednesday, July 27
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
Home help: Staff from the Norwalk Community Development Department present the home repair program that is available to Norwalk homeowners and answer any questions from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. The information program is free to those age 50 or older. (562) 929-5580
City Hall concert: The Norwalk Parks and Recreation Department conducts a free concert at 7 p.m. featuring Smooth, a Santana tribute band, on the north lawn of the Civic Center, 12700 Norwalk Blvd. Those attending may bring blankets, lawn chairs and food, but food also is available for purchase. (562) 929-5702
Twilight concert: Downey’s free Twilight Summer Concert series at 7 p.m. at Furman Park, 10419 Rives Ave., features the Downey Symphony Orchestra, directed by Sharon Lavery, playing pop songs. Those attending may bring blankets and lawn chairs and food, although Miss Downey and members of the Downey Rose Float Association are selling snacks as a fundraiser. (562) 904-7238
Thursday, July 28
Welcoming freshmen: Rio Hondo College, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, hosts freshman welcome day on from 8 a.m. to noon and Aug. 3 to help new students transition into their first year of community college. The program features a campus tour and workshops on how to get involved outside of classes and how to navigate the online course catalog. The first 100 to register are admitted and receive a free breakfast. (562) 692-0921
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
Marble magnets: The Norwalk Library teaches participants how to create personalized marble magnets for their home or office. All adults in attendance receive an entry into the library’s end of the summer opportunity drawing for a Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet. Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Norwalk Libraries. (562) 868-0775
Business expo: The Norwalk Chamber of Commerce conducts an Aloha Norwalk business expo from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the NorwalkArts and Sports Complex courtyard, 13200 Clarkdale Ave. For a table and two chairs to display products or services the cost is $50 for a home-based business, $99 for chamber members and $150 for non-members. Local restaurants offer food samples to those attending. (562) 864-7785
Summer concert: The Paramount Parks and Recreation Department conducts a free concert by Robert Sarzo, a Santana tribute from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at Paramount Park, 14400 Paramount Blvd. (562) 220-2121
Street festival: The Summer Street Fest, conducted by the Bellflower Parks and Recreation Department, offers free concerts from 6:30 to 9:30 at the intersection of Bellflower Boulevard and Belmont Avenue. Featured is Soto, playing Latin rock, R&B, and dance tunes. Concert goers bring lawn chairs. No alcohol or pets are allowed. (562) 904-1424, ext. 2261.
Bell Garden concert: The Parks and Recreation Department of Bell Gardens hosts a free concert at Veterans Park, 6662 Loveland St. at 7 p.m., featuring Exceso playing Norteño music. Those attending may bring lawn chairs and dance to the music. A food booth is available. (562) 806-7650
Parnell Park concert: The city of Whittier’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services conducts a free concert at 7 p.m. at Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road, featuring a Hard Days Night, a Beatles tribute band. Pets, barbecues and alcoholic beverages are not allowed. (562) 567-9400
Friday, July 29
Dental screening: Northeast Dental provides seniors with a basic dental health screening from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. A dental assistant discusses findings with those attending, who can then address issues with their regular dentist. (562) 929-5580
Poker tournament: The Paramount Chamber of Commerce conducts a fund-raising poker tournament at 5:30 p.m. at the Progress Park Plaza clubhouse, 15500 Downey Ave. Players must be 21 or older. (562) 634-3980
Saturday, July 30
Hispanic fair: The Hispanic Outreach Taskforce conducts its eighth annual backpack giveaway and community fair from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lee Owens Park, 7930 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier. Area businesses, churches, health and social service agencies and the city co-sponsor the giveaway. Backpacks contain school supplies and other items. (562) 567-9450
Legislative info: Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, D-Downey, conducts a town hall session of questions and answers for constituents from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Barbara Riley Community Center, 7810 Quill Drive, Downey. (562) 861-5803
Music from Brazil: The Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, hosts a performance by the musical group Brasil Brazil from 1 to 2 p.m. (562) 868-0775
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