Sunday, July 31, 2011

Catholic School Open House: Wednesday, 8/3

A reader, Priscilla asked that I share this event with you. Catholic education is one of the most affordable options when choosing a private school. Tuition is $3,300 a year. Tuition assistance is available.

Open House
August 3 2011
6:00pm - 8:00pm

315 S. Eastman Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90063

Our Lady of Lourdes School has been serving the Catholic Community of the East Los Angeles area since 1914. The school is located on the picturesque corner of S. Eastman Ave and 3rd Street in Los Angeles. Our grades include Kindergarten, and Grades One through Eight. In addition to the challenging academic standards of the Catholic curriculum, the school offers music, physical education, computers, science lab, art and an elective period. Our extracurricular activities include a full athletic program, student council, youth ministry, liturgical choir, newspaper, and yearbook. We offer day care from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, and have a Homework Club for tutoring from 3:00pm-4:00pm. Most of our graduates go on to private Catholic High Schools. Our friendly office staff will assist you with any questions and the application process. We look forward to hearing from you!

Friday, July 29, 2011

City of East LA: Analysis Meeting

Residents of East Los Angeles are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the findings of an analysis to determine if the incorporation of East Los Angeles is economically viable.

Friday, July 29, 2011 6-8pm
Saturday, July 30, 2011, 10-Noon

Auditorium/Multi-Purpose Room
Esteban E. Torres High School
4211 Dozier Street, East Los Angeles
(parking is available in an underground lot off of Mariana Avenue)

For more information please visit: or call 818-254-2454

Thursday, July 28, 2011

LA County Fair: Promotions, Discounts, and Free Tickets

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Free Kids Meal at Subway

My kids had a Subway Kids Meal recently and it comes with a made to order 4 inch sandwich, choice of juice box, milk, or chocolate milk, and a choice of yogurt or apples. It came with a nice reusable lunch bag and a small toy.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Family Movie Night, "Rio": Monterey Park, Sunday 7/31

Family FREE Movie Night!

Sunday, July 31
   5:30 - 8:30


American Legion Post 397
338 S. Ramona Avenue
Monterey Park, CA

Bring your family, beach chairs, blankets and join in the fun! (Movie will be shown indoors)

 Hot Dogs,Popcorn and Candy will be on hand and all donations will support community programs

Bar will be open, kid friendly drinks will be served.


Proudly supported by the Legion & Auxiliary.

Navy Week! Free Ship Tours: San Pedro, July 25-31

Monday, July 18, 2011

Mattel Toy Store: Christmas in July Sale

This flyer arrived in my mailbox last week announcing that the Mattel Toy Store in the City of Industry is having a huge summer sale!

I love this toy store and it's this time of year that I start stocking up for Christmas. To read my previous post about the awesome deals to be had at the Mattel Toy Store click here.

Print out your own coupons and find more information visit the store's site at:

Volunteers Needed at Montebello Food Bank, 8/31

If you are interested in volunteering please contact:
Simboa Wright 323-595-7307 or Harold Sterker 213-248-1159

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

National Night Out: Montebello Police Department, 8/2

Winnie the Pooh Movie Event: Pasadena, July 15-17

Winnie the Pooh Movie Opening Weekend

July 15-17

3-6pm: Face Painting, Coloring, Pin the Tail on Eeyore, and prizes
6-9pm: Airbrush Artist and prizes

For more details click here.

ArcLight Cinema
336 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 568-8888


Monday, July 11, 2011

Museum Day: Free Admission to over 60 California museums

Museum Day is a day where everyone can obtain free entry into hundreds of museums nationwide including about 20 in the Los Angeles area. The event is hosted by Smithsonian Magazine.
Each ticket admits 2 people into the museum for free. One ticket per household and email address.

For more information & to request tickets visit:

Staples Teacher Appreciation Day: Saturday 8/13

A lot of my readers are teachers so I thought I'd share...

Teacher Appreciation Day
at Staples
Saturday, August 13, 2011
9:00am - Noon

The first 100 teachers get a free thank you gift bag and there a lot of reduced prices just for teachers!

Thank you Staples!

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Wheelchair Wash: East LA Civic Center, Sunday 7/17

The organization, Familia Unida, describes the event as:
"Free pampering for the disabled and their family:
  • Washing and tune-ups of wheelchairs
  • Arts and Crafts for the Entire Family
  • Food
  • Live Entertainment
  • Educational, Employment, Community and Health Resources
  • Haircuts, manicures, massages, celebrities and more surprises!"
For more information visit:

Transformers Event: Toys R Us, Saturday, 7/9

This event is occurring at all retail Toys R Us locations, Saturday, July 9 from 2-4pm.
My family has attended events at Toys R Us, there are usually giveaways of a goodie bag and/or coupons.

Transformers Dar of the Moon - find a store >

There is a concurrent in store promotion with this event, get a free Transformers movie ticket with any $25 Transformer play set or accessory purchase. For details click here.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Concerts in the Park: Arcadia, Thursdays 6:30pm

The City of Arcadia is hosting weekly Concerts in the Park on Thursday evenings at 6:30.

The Marine Corp Band for Camp Pendleton will be performing, July 7. I saw the group perform this past Tuesday in Puente Hills and they were fantastic. My kids sat through the entire 1.5 hour performance without fussing. Pack a picnic and chairs/blanket and enjoy the music!

For more information about Arcadia's Concerts in the Park series please click here to see the flyer.