Pioneer High School, 10800 E. Benavon St., Whittier, begins its third Team Science Summer Camp, a three-weekend program for kindergarten through 12th grade students designed to ignite interest in science through hands-on classes taught by professionals who work at such companies as Boeing and Southern California Edison, July 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Team Science, a nonprofit organization, began partnering with the Whittier Union High School District, Los Nietos, South Whittier and Whittier City school districts in 2013 to offer science, technology, engineering and math education programs to local students.
The camp offers workshops on aerodynamics, robotics, biology, astronomy, forensics, physics and engineering.
Interactive for high school students cover topics such as “Game Coding and Computer Science” and “Energy, Today and Tomorrow,” in which students learn about various energy sources and how they are being used to power cars, cook food, launch projectiles and heat homes.
Other upcoming events include:
Friday, July 10
Grand opening: The Norwalk Chamber of Commerce conducts a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. to mark the grand opening of T-Mobile U.S.A. at 12059 Imperial Highway. (562) 864-7785
Rabies clinic: Norwalk City Hall, 12700 Norwalk Blvd., hosts a rabies clinic from 4 to 7 p.m. with vaccinations offered for $6. Dogs must be on leases and cats in carrying cases. Microchip installation and flea control products are available and pet licenses may be renewed. (562) 929-5711
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
Dance nights: Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road, Whittier, hosts Friday night dances from 6 to 10 p.m.Dance professionals Rudy andMaria Hernandez offer lessons on a specific style of dancing from 6 to 7 and then a dance party runs from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $10 and includes light refreshments. (562) 567-9450
Saturday, July 11
Downey market: A farmer’s 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. It is operated by a nonprofit group called Raw Inspiration. Parking is available in the city’s parking structure there or on marked spaces on surrounding streets. (562) 904-7284
Cancer benefit: Participants in the Bellflower Relay for Life program to raise funds for the American Cancer Association begin a 24-hour event at 8 a.m. at Ron Yary Stadium behind Bellflower High School, 15301 S. McNab Ave. Following opening ceremonies a survivors lap is held composed of cancer survivors. Spectators are welcome. There is entertainment and food available for purchase. (323) 452-3898
Park anniversary: The Mount Washington Homeowners Association celebrates the 21st anniversary of the dedication of Elyria Canyon Park. 1550 Bridgeport Drive, Mount Washington. State Sen. Kevin De León is expected to attend and speak on the need for increased park space and recreational opportunities for many Los Angeles communities and throughout California.
Music contest: The adult summerreading program at the Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, tests the musical knowledge of program participants with a game of Name That Tune at 1 p.m. The first-place winner receives a gift certificate from Original Tommy’s Hamburgers. (562) 868-0775
Bridge exhibit: Avenue 50 Studios, 131 N. Avenue 50, Highland Park, opens a new exhibit, “Elegy to the Sixth Street Bridge,” at 8 p.m. The exhibit is by Chicano artist Roberto Gutierrez.
Monday, July 13
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: Whittier’s summer concerts at Central Park, 6532 Friends Ave., begin at 7 p.m. Domingo Siete performs Latin music. Concertgoers may bring lawn chairs or blankets. Pets, barbecues and alcoholic beverages are not allowed. Food is available from vendors.
Tuesday, July 14
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 15
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
Optometrist office: The Norwalk Chamber of Commerce conducts a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:45 p.m. to mark the open house of Norwalk Family Optometry, 12138 Firestone Blvd. (562) 864-7785
Concert in the park: The city of Downey launches its Summer Twilight Concert Series at 7 p.m. in Furman Park, 10419 Rives Ave. Mojo Sonic performs. (562) 904-7223
City Hall concert:Norwalk’s summer concert series begins from 7 to 9 p.m. on the north lawn of City Hall, 12700 Norwalk Blvd. The Rising, a Bruce Springsteen tribute band, performs. (562) 929-5521
Thursday, July 16
Email marketing: Mark Mikelat of Constant Contact offers a seminar entitled “How to Be a Social Media Rock Star,” beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex, 13200 Clarkdale Ave. He discusses marketing by email. The program is sponsored by Constant Contact and the Norwalk and Pico Rivera chambers of commerce. (562) 864-7785
Market and movies: The city of Lynwood again offers its farmers market and street fair from 4 to 8 p.m. in Burke-Hamm Park, 11832 Atlantic Ave. Fresh produce, baked goods, specialty items, hand-made crafts, plants and more are for sale. A family film is shown on a 30-by-35-foot screen at 7:45 p.m. (310) 603-0220, ext. 254
Street festival: The city of Bellflower offers a street festival featuring live music at 6:30 p.m. on Bellflower Boulevard between Flower and Oak streets. Instant Replay performs classic rock. Food vendors are available along with Bellflower Recreation In Motion, the city’s motor home carrying games and activities for youngsters. (562) 804-1424, ext. 2261
Concert in the park: Whittier offers its concert in the park series at Parnell Park, 15390 Lambert Road, at 7 p.m. with the Trip Band performing top 40 hits. Concertgoers may bring lawn chairs or blankets. Pets, barbecues and alcoholic beverages are not allowed. Food is available from vendors.
Saturday, July 18
Free disposal: The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works and the Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts sponsor a free disposal of household waste too toxic for regular dumping from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cerritos College Stadium parking lot, 11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk. Items accepted include brake fluid, used motor oil, paint thinner, household cleaners with acid or lye, pesticides, vehicle batteries, expired drugs and fluorescent light bulbs.Items not accepted include any wastes from a business, trash, tires, explosives, ammunition, large appliances and controlled substances.(800) 238-0172
Show and tell: The Whittier Area Genealogical Society conducts a “Show and Tell” concerning family stories, objects and remembrances at 1 p.m. at the Whittier Masonic Lodge, 7604 Greenleaf Ave. An ice cream social begins at 12:45 p.m. www.cagenweb.com/kr/wags
Sunday, July 19
Park concert: The city of Pico Rivera’s summer concert in the park series returns to Smith Park, 6016 Rosemead Blvd., at 6:30 p.m. with Poncho Sanchez and his Latin Jazz Band performing. In addition to the music, there are free art activities and face painting for children. (562) 801-4430
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