Resurrection Catholic Church, 3324 Opal St., Boyle Heights, hosts the pilgrim statue of Our Lady of San Juan de Los Lagos from Oct. 20 through Oct. 23. A procession featuring Aztec dancers is planned at 7 p.m. Oct. 20, followed by a Mass.
A farewell Mass featuring more Aztec dancers is planned at 6 p.m. Oct. 23, with Monsignor John Moretta officiating.
The veneration of Our Lady of San Juan de Los Lagos began in 1623 with the first recorded miracle of a young acrobat who was revived when the Virgin Mary’s image was put over her body after she had suffered a fatal accident while performing.
Other upcoming events include:
Friday, Oct. 21
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. 22
Church conference: Community of Faith Bible Church, 12025 Industrial Ave., South Gate, holds its annual Mission Conference from 8 a.m. to noon. Pastor T. Carns presents “A Mission Minded Church.” A free continental breakfast and free book are available while supplies last. (562) 529-2025
Health fair: Cerritos College’s Adult Education and Diversity Programs host their annual community health fair from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Center on campus, 11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk. The event will feature free health screenings including anemia, mammograms, cholesterol/glucose, osteoporosis, blood pressure and body mass index, plus free flu shots. Booths offering legal information about immigration, criminal, civil and labor rights also are present. (562) 467-5098
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
Day in the park: The South Gate Police Department celebrates its 21st annual Family Day in the Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at South Gate Park, 4855 Tweedy Blvd. It features food, entertainment, informational booths and fun for the family. (323) 563-5465
Prescription take back: The Downey Police Department holds an unused and unwanted prescription drugs collection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the west parking lot of the Downey Police Station, 10911 Brookshire Ave. The event offers residents a chance to rid their homes of potentially dangerous drugs and minimize the potential for misuse and abuse. (562) 904-2374
Citizenship clinic: Representatives from the South Asian Network provide assistance for those seeking U.S. citizenship at the Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants may also receive 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
Choral performance: Chorale Bel Canto, a community masterworks chorale, performs its season opening concert, “It’s the Water!,” at 4 p.m. at First Friends Church in Whittier, 13205 Philadelphia St. The concertincludes choral music by Monteverdi, Samuel Barber, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Eric Whitacre, as well as folk songs and spirituals. (888) 460-9222
Symphony concert: The Downey Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Sharon Lavery, performs the world premiere of “Downey Celebration Suite” by local composer Lars Clutterham in concert at the Downey Civic Theatre, 8435 Firestone Blvd., at 8 p.m. Chorale Bel Canto also performs. Tickets range from $10 for students with identification to $35. (562) 861-8211
Monday, Oct. 24
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
Tuesday, Oct. 25
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, Oct. 26
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 repair seminar: Seniors faced with costly home repairs can learn about a city program that can provide assistance from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. The city’s Community Development Department conducts a program available to local homeowners. (562) 929-5580
Woman of achievement: The East Los Angeles-Montebello Business and Professional Women honors has Monterey Park City Controller Annie Yaung, as its 2016 woman of achievement at a dinner at MERCI’s new multi-purpose building, 525 N. Chandler Ave., Monterey Park. Networking starts at 4:30 p.m. and the dinner starts at 5 p.m. Cost of dinner is approximately $10. (626) 307-5650
Thursday, Oct. 27
Flu shot clinic: The Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive, partners with the county Department of Public Health to provide free flu shots from 9 a.m. to noon. Individuals 50 years or older, living with a weakened immune system or a chronic medical condition like diabetes, heart disease or lung disease, are more vulnerable than others to this illness. Those with severe egg allergies or who are sick the day of the clinic should check with their doctor before taking the vaccine. (562) 929-5580
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
Friday, Oct. 28
Dental screenings: Northeast Dental offers seniors basic dental health screenings from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. A dental assistant consults with individual seniors who can then address issues with their own regular dentist. (562) 929-5580
Sunday, Oct. 30
Day of the dead: The Downey Civic Theatre hosts its fourth annual Dia De Los Muertos Art Festival, based on the Latino celebration to honor deceased friends and family members, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The festival offers live entertainment, food trucks, arts and craft vendors and art displays. Second and Third streets in the Civic Center area are closed. (562) 904-7238
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