Friday, May 15, 2015

Tractor & Car Show / Strawberry Festival: Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store

Tractor & Car Show / Strawberry Festival
Saturday, May 16
Cal Poly Pomona Farm Store
Free Admission. $3 Parking.

Spring Festival: St. Benedict Church, Montebello

Celebrate spring with St. Benedict church at it's 45th Spring Festival.  The festival will feature food, games, rides, raffles, and entertainment. Half price pre-sale tickets for rides and are available at the rectory office/ Call the church for more information.

Friday, 5/15, 6pm-11pm
Saturday, 5/16, Noon-11pm
Sunday, 5/17, Noon-11pm

St. Benedict Church
1022 W. Cleveland Avenue, Montebello

Little Planet Helpers Kidgit Event: Shops at Montebello

Los Angeles children and families are invited to go green with The Shops at Montebello during their Kidgits Club Little Planet Helpers event on Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Center Court.
Children are invited to learn ways to keep the environment clean and healthy through fun activities including crafts, a face painter and balloon artist. Kidgits Club members will have the opportunity to decorate their own eco-friendly flower pot, with seeds to go along for planting at home.
Participating organizations and retailers include the Montebello-Commerce YMCA, Hot Dog on a Stick, and JCPenney Portrait Studio. Build-a-Bear Workshop will have a special character appearance and storytelling, and the Montebello City Library will have story time as well.

The Simon Kidgits Club is a fun and informative program that focuses on health, wellness, education, safety and entertainment for children ages 3-8. The Simon Kidgits Club has kept children and parents alike amused for over a decade with various events and activities while providing incentives for club members, such as special offers, rewards and games.

Play Days, Parade and Carnival: Monterey Park

Join Monterey Park's 99th Birthday Celebration
Barnes Park, 350 S. McPherrin Ave., Monterey Park
This four day event features a parade, carnival, live entertainment, and family fun!
Carnival Hours
 Thursday Hours Cancelled due to Weather
Friday, 5/15, 5pm-Midnight
Saturday, 5/16, Noon-Midnight
Sunday, 5/17, 1pm-10pm
Saturday, 5/16, 11am
The parade travels for one half mile along Garvey Avenue between McPherrin & Alhambra Avenues.
Be part of the Parade, join BIKE SGV, and ride your bike in the parade. Decorate your bike & dress up to celebrate the 99th birthday of Monterey Park! Click here for details.

Go Green Festival: City Park, Montebello

Friday, May 8, 2015

Founder's Day: Whittier Central Park

Whittier's 127th Annual Founder's Day
 Central Park
6532 Friends Avenue, Whittier
Saturday, May 9

May Daze: Golf n' Stuff, Norwalk


Rosemead Aquatic Open House: Free Swim!

Rosemead Aquatic Center
9155 E. Mission Drive

Letter Carrier's Food Drive

The USPS website says, "To donate, just place a box or can of non-perishable food next to your mailbox before your letter carrier delivers mail on the second Saturday in May. The carrier will do the rest. The food is sorted, and delivered to an area food bank or pantry, where it is available for needy families."


Paint-a-Pot Art Project for Mom: OSH Stores, Saturday 5/9

Kids can make mom a one-of-a-kind flower pot for Mother's Day at Orchard Supply Hardware on Saturday, May 10, from 9am-Noon.

OSH stores can be found in South Pasadena, Pasadena, & Cerritos.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Star Wars Day: Disney Store

Celebrate Star Wars Day on Monday, May 4th at the Disney Store!
Disney Store Montebello opens at 10am.
The first 100 Guests will receive a Star Wars pin free with purchase.
All Star Wars merchandise will be 30% off.
Stormtrooper Watch available for purchase only on 5/4/15.
Star Wars themed events throughout the day.

The Disney Store blog website reads, "All giveaways are subject to availability. Outlet Disney Stores will only host spontaneous entertainment."

Click here for more information.

Jazzy Bingo: Schurr High School

Cinco de Mayo Celebration: Barnes Park, Monterey Park

33rd Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration
Sunday,  May 3
Barnes Park Amphitheatre
350 S. McPherrin Avenue, Monterey Park

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations: Olvera Street

Celebrate an early Cinco de Mayo at Olvera Street!
The Festival is held all weekend from 11am-8pm.

Long Beach Touch-a-Truck!, Belmont Shore

Free event for children of all ages. Special VIP entrance times for children with handicaps and special needs from 9:00-9:30am.

Free parking available in the Granada Avenue Parking Lot in Belmont Shore, see a map here.

From the event's webpage, "Expected vehicles include a street sweeper, garbage truck, a mail truck, a John Deere tractor, a ladder firetruck, SWAT vehicle, 18-wheeler, police mobile command station, an RV, a city bus, an ambulance, a stretch limo, a school bus, a tow truck, a crane, a lifeguard truck, a fire department mobile command vehicle, a police car, a police motorcycle, and more."

Pio Pico's Birthday Celebration & Fiesta de Pio Pico: Pio Pico State Historic Park