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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Three-day Lummis Festival comes to Northeast L.A.

The three-day 12th annual Lummis Day Festival begins at noon June 2 in Northeast Los Angeles, showcasing the variety and diversity of the Northeast Los Angeles arts community with events at various locations featuring music, dance, art, poetry and more. At noon June 2, the exhibition “Muralismo in Northeast L.A.: A Visual History of L.A.’s Mural Tradition” is featured at Security Trust and Savings Bank, 5601 N. Figueroa St.

At 7 p.m. June 2, the “NELA Film, NELA Alive: An L.A. Film Event” will be held at Occidental College, Thorne Hall, 1600 Campus Road in Eagle Rock.

At 10 a.m. June 3, the exhibition “For the Love of the Arroyo” is featured at Southwest Museum, 234 Museum Drive.

From 5 to 9 p.m. June 3, Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N. Avenue 50, Highland Park, hosts the best acoustic indie acoustic music of Northeast Los Angeles.

On June 4, Sycamore Grove Park, 4702 N. Figureoa St., Highland Park, hosts family activities and live entertainment from noon to 7 p.m.

Information: (818) 535-9178.

Other upcoming events include:

Friday, June 2

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

Greek festival: St. George Greek Orthodox Church, 10830 Downey Ave., Downey, hosts its annual three-day Greek Festival June 2-4. Hours are 4 to 11 p.m. June 2, and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 3 and 4. The festival includes Greek foods, desserts and drinks along with Greek craft items, live music and Greek dancing.

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, June 3

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

Golf with police: Norwalk youth join local law enforcement for a day of fun starting at 10 a.m. at Golf N’ Stuff, 10555 Firestone Blvd. The $10 per player fee includes golf, a T-shirt, a barbecue lunch at the Norwalk Arts & Sports Complex, awards, and drawing prizes. The tournament is open to youth ages 8 through 17. (562) 929-5566

Sunday, June 4

Awards banquet: The Norwalk Community Coordination Council conducts its annual awards luncheon from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex, 130000 Clarkdale Ave. Awards include youth of the year high school scholarships, citizen of the year and the Helen Brown Memorial Scholarship recipient. Those attending may dress in attire of their favorite sports team. Cost is $20 and tickets must be purchased in advance. Sponsorships for $25 are available. (562) 400-8188

Monday, June 5

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, June 6

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, June 7

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, June 8

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

 

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