The Whittier Uptown Association conducts its 15th annual car show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 along Greenleaf Avenue between Penn and Hadley streets and on Philadelphia Street from Comstock to Painter avenues.
About 500 vehicles, mostly models prior to 1979, are expected. Small areas are reserved for new cars and exotic vehicles.
There is entertainment on a stage at the southeast corner of Philadelphia Street and Greenleaf Avenue. Information: (562) 696-2662
Other upcoming events include:
Friday, Aug. 14
Senior Fair: Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Cerritos, sponsors a senior fair from 9 a.m. to noon in the Student Center at Cerritos College, 11110 Alondra Blvd., Norwalk. Local organizations and agencies offer free health screenings, health education information, food assistance programs, veterans assistance, consumer protection information, housing assistance and elder law rights information. (562) 860-5050
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
Summer concert: The city of Santa Fe Springs conducts one of three summer concerts at Heritage Park, 100 Mora Drive, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. A mariachi group performs. (562) 946-6476
Saturday, Aug. 15
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
Rocket fever:TheColumbiaMemorialSpaceCenter, 12400 Columbia Way, Downey,hosts its annualRocketFeverevent from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rocket-themed activities include decorateandlaunch your own rocket, and an advanced class on how to build a rocket.The class is $5 and recommended for youngsters 8 or older.(562) 231-1200
Housing expo: A free home expo and housing fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at El Rancho High School, 6601 Passons Blvd., Pico Rivera. The Montebello Housing Development Corporation and the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals provide information for first-time home buyers. Free parking is available and lunch is provided. (323) 722-3955
Teen challenge: Teenagers from sixth through 12th grade may take part in a minute to win it challenge at the Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Participants play a test of skills with 60-second challenges using household items and creativity. The winner receives an AMC movie gift card. (562) 868-0775
Monday, Aug. 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
Tuesday, Aug. 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, Aug. 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
Thursday, Aug. 20
After-school program: Registration for Downey’s Playground Adventurers’ school year program are held from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the Parks and Recreation Office, 7850 Quill Drive. Proof of residency is required for the free program, which starts Aug. 26 and is designed for children ages 6 to 12. Hours are Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at Apollo, Furman, Golden, Rio San Gabriel and Dennis the Menace parks. (562) 904-7238
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
Technology help: The Norwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, offers tablet and smartphone assistance from 4 to 5 p.m. Assistance is first come, first served. Questions longer than 15 minutes may be referred to a private appointment. A library card is required. (562) 868-0775
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. Brian Jones and the Misfit Cowboys perform country music. 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
Friday, Aug. 21
Talk on climate change: A roundtable discussion on climate change and its impact on the Latino community is planned from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Norwalk Arts and Sports Complex, 13000 Clarkdale Ave. The discussion is one in a series of nationwide discussions on Latino health and the environment conducted by the League of United Latin American Citizens and the Environmental Defense Fund.
Saturday, Aug. 22
End of summer concert: The Norwalk Senior Citizens Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive, presents a free “End of Summer” concert and fiesta from noon to 4 p.m. for senior citizens. Hound Dog Dave and the Mel-tones provide the music. Tickets for a soft taco plate lunch are $5 if purchased by Aug. 15 and $6 after that. No tickets will be sold at the door. (562) 929-5580.
Gardening workshop: TheNorwalk Library, 12350 Imperial Highway, hosts a smart gardening workshop offering tips about backyard composting, water-wise gardening, worm composting and grass cycling. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works provides compost bins for sale at a discounted price after the workshop. (562) 868-0775
Symphony concert: The Bellflower Symphony Orchestra, directed by Joseph R. Taylor, presents a free summer concert at 7 p.m. at Caruthers Park, 10500 Flora Vista St. The program is funded by city of Bellflower and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. (562) 867-4871
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