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EVENTS for October 10, 2012

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Vintage Ride Cruise In


Every 2nd & 4th Wed.

Join us in this free event at The Boat. Hot rods, classic muscle cars, custom trucks, led sleds, custom bikes, rat tods, bombs, mortorcycles and many more!! At Clearman’s Galley on Rosemead. 5:00 PM until dark at the parking lot of The Boat.

Another Fantastic Mixer Event

El Monte

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Mix and mingle! Live entertainmentt. Enjoy great food and win prizes! Special prizes for BEST COSTUME (costume optional). Mixer event takes place at the Ramona Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 11900 Ramona Blvd, El Monte, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

 Five Points Rotary Club Spaghetti Dinner

El Monte

Thursday, October 18

Live entertainment, exhibits and raffles. Drawing starts at 6:00 PM sharp. Winner must be present. Doors open at 4:00 PM. Dinner line will be cut off at 6:30 PM. $4.00 donation, all ages. Grace T. Black Auditorium, 3130 Tyler Avenue, El  Monte. (2 blocks south of the 10 freeway).

Harvest Festival

South El Monte

Saturday, October 20

Epiphany Catholic School cordially invites all of you to their annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 20th from 2 pm to 10 pm and Sunday, October 21, from 11 am to 9 pm.  Join us in welcoming the fall season with delicious treats including funnel cakes, menudo, burritos, tacos de carne asada, sopes and other yummy food.  Festivities will include live entertainment, a Halloween costume contest, face painting, game booths, jumpers, pumpkins for sale, different vendors.  Please come and bring your family, friends, and all the goblins, ghosts, and witches to join us on this fun filled weekend. 10915 Michael Hunt Dr. South El Monte, Ca 91733 If you would like to make a donation or be a part of this festivity please contact the school office for more information contact Theresa at 626-442-6658.

Founders Day 100th Anniversary

El Monte

Saturday, October 20

El Monte Moose Lodge Founders Day 100th Anniversary Celebration is Saturday, October 20. Dinner at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Special steak dinner with all the trimmings. Special presentation begins at 7:00 PM and dancing begins at 8:00 PM. Featuring music by “The Krewzers”.

Sister Cities of Pasadena Presents


Tuesday, October 23

Join Mayor Takeshi Toyooka of Mishima Japan and a delegation of 30 officials for a 55th Anniversay Celebration Dinner. Celebration to be held at the University Club of Pasadena, 175 N. Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, 91101. PSCC members $50.00 per person, non-members $55.00 per person. For more information and reservations call (626) 405-0185.

Halloween Luncheon & Dance

El Monte

Thursday, October 25

The El Monte Jack Crippen Senior Center will be hosting a special Halloween Luncheon and Dance on Thursday, October 25th. Doors open at 10:00 AM and lunch is served at 11:30 AM. A “Specatacular” lunch will be served. Following lunch, dance to the music of all decades, featuring live entertainment! Special Halloween goodies will be part of the fun! Costumes encouraged. Cost for this event is $2.00 (60 years of age and over). Advance ticket sales only. Transportation will be provided to El Monte residents only (50 eyars of age and over) by calling the Transportation office at (626) 580-2217. For more information call (626) 580-2211.

Halloween Dance  

El Monte

Saturday, October 27

Live Band, Costume Contest, Raffles, Dancing, Food and Fun. Support your local VFW Post 10218. Dinner is from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, dancing til 12:00 AM.  Located at 11126 Ramona Blvd., El Monte, 91733. See ad below right.

Another Halloween Dance  

El MonteSaturday, October 27

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 261 of El Monte is holding a Halloween Dinner, Dance and Karaoke event, Saturday, October 27 at 6:00 PM til midnight. Door prizes and 50/50 throughout the night. Proceeds go to help our Veterans. Cost is $15.00 per person and $25 per couple. Post 261 is located at 4542 N. Peck Road in El Monte. Call Betty Ramos for more information at (626) 452-3109.

Laughlin Trip

El Monte

Sun – Tues, Oct. 28-30

Club Durazo announces trip to Laughlin: Edge-Water Hotel Casino. $93.00 each (single occupancy) 2 Night at Edge Water Hotel Casino includes: transportation, hotel, 2 buffet at the casino and 1 free buffet at Mi Hacienda and free coffee and donuts. Will meet at the Jack Crippen Multipurpose Senior Center at 3120 N. Tyler Ave., El Monte. (Please park in the mid section of the parking lot). For further information please contact Viola Flores: (626) 455-0813, or Mando Hernandez at (562) 204-8230.

Annual Fall Festival

San Gabriel

Sunday, October 28

San Gabriel Academy is hosting its annual Fall Festival on October 28, 2012, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come enjoy delicious food, fun games, and beautiful music! Come ready to shop as well; this year, we will have selected items from Bed, Bath, and Beyond and Home Depot for sale at significantly reduced prices. Admission is $1 per person. San Gabriel Academy: 8827 E. Broadway, San Gabriel, CA 91776.

Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera  

Los Angeles

Sunday, October 28

The Buffs will present a concert version for five principals and chamber orchestra of one opera, Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera, on Sunday, October 28 at 2:30 p.m. at the Colburn School’s Zipper Hall in downtown Los Angeles. The opera will be sung in Italian, with English supertitles. Zipper Hall, The Colburn School, 200 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles 90012. Suggested contribution: $25/ students $5. For more information call 323.851.5204.

San Gabriel

Saturday, November 3

FREE!!!    Services

• Flu Vaccube Mobile Unit – Free Flu vaccines (amount limited)

• Glucose Testing

• Body Mass Testing

• Blood Pressure

• Chair Massage

• Health Education

• Free Insurance Information. Location for Healthfair is 330 W. Las Tunas Drive, San Gabriel, CA. 91776. For more information call  Rosemary Nazemi at 626 284-3300, Extension 222.

Monrovia Public Library Job & Career Center: Job Scout


Through October, 2012

The Monrovia Public Library is piloting a new job resource called Job Scout through October, 2013. Currently in beta testing, Job Scout is digital literacy tools that helps users gain the internet skills necessary to look for a job in today’s market. This resource was built in cooperation with the California State Library. Job Scout is currently available on the Library’s website ( under Education and Careers. For more information, Job Scout can be found at or call the Library at 626-256-8274 and ask for the Adult Reference Desk.

Athletic Hall of Fame

El Monte

Saturday, November 10

A newly formed Athletic Hall of Fame Committee is hositng a luncheion to honor individuals and teams for accomplishments associated with athletics that have resided in or have been employed within the boundaries of the El Monte Union HS District.

Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the El Monte Community Center, 3130 Tyler Avenue, El Monte, CA 91731. 11:30 Social, Noon Lunch, 12:30 Induction Ceremonies. For reservations please contact Donna Gustream-Breit at (909) 599-9465

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News of the San Gabriel Valley since 1966.
EVENTS for October 10, 2012