Friday, June 26, 2015

YMCA social event!

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Summer School: Our Lady of Miraculous Medal School, Montebello

OLMM School Summer Academy
A summer enrichment program for kids entering Kindergarten-8th grade featuring language arts, math, and Spanish. The program runs from Tuesday, June 23 to Friday, July 17, from 8:30am-11:45pm. Registration is $225. 
840 N. Garfield Avenue, Montebello, CA 90640

Kids can earn a free Book at B&N with Summer Reading!

Kids can earn a free book from Barnes & Noble as a reward for Summer Reading!

Kids read 8 books and record them in a Reading Journal. You can pick up a journal at Barnes & Noble or you can download one here. Take the completed journal to any Barnes & Noble store and kids can pick a free book from a list of books at 1st-6th grade reading level.

Reading Journals need to be turned in by Monday, September 7, 2015. Barnes & Noble has stores in Glendale, Long Beach, and many other cities in the L.A. area.

Summer Reading Program: L.A. County Libraries

The Los Angeles County Library is hosting it's annual summer reading program at all of it's county library locations. 

Kids, teens, & adults can sign up in person, online, or on a mobile version. Everyone participating can earn prizes & enter raffles for reading during the summer.

Sign up at your local LA County Library or go online at

Kids In-Store Summer Crafting: Michaels Stores

Kids Summer Crafting Event at Michaels

Crafting workshops for children 5 years and older are held Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am-Noon at Michael's stores now through July 31.

 The crafts vary each day and every week focuses on a road trip destination. Each crafting session features an in-class project. Sessions cost $5, or pre-pay 3 sessions for $12. Space is limited, call a Michaels store or register online.

There are Michaels stores in Whittier, Downey, Alhambra, & West Covina.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Summer Aquatics: George Hensel Aquatic Center, Montebello




Summer Games Bowling Pass: Beverly Lanes

Families can bowl all summer long with shoe rental for one low price. Kids age 15 and under summer passes are $21.95, 16 and older summer passes are $26.95.

The Summer Games bowling pass is good for three free games with shoe rental per day. Pass bowling hours are limited before 8pm on weekdays and before 4pm on weekends.

Beverly Lanes
1201 W. Beverly Blvd. Montebello, CA 90640
323- 728-9161

FREE Summer Movies: Whittier Village Cinemas

FREE Summer Movies
Tuesdays & Wednesdays
June 16 - August 5, 2014
7038 Greenleaf Avenue in Uptown Whittier

Cinemark $1 Summer Movie Kid Movie Clubhouse: Long Beach

Cinemark Movie Theatres in Long Beach & Orange offer a Summer Movie Clubhouse. Families can pre-purchase all 10 summer movies for $5, or pay $1 per movie. Movies are shown twice a week and start at 10am.

Schedule for the Cinemark in Long Beach:

Summer schedule for the Cinemark in Orange:

Taekwondo Classes, Two Months for the Price of One!


The Montebello-Commerce YMCA is offering this special one-time promotion for it's first Taekwondo class. YMCA members pay $25 for July & August classes, and non-YMCA members pay $50 for July & August classes. Free t-shirt too! Hurry over the YMCA when it opens up on Monday to sign up! If you have any questions ask for Santiago, and "Hiya!"

Summer Concerts in the Park, 2015

The following cities in our area are hosting free summer concerts. Pack a picnic, a blanket, chairs, and enjoy the free entertainment.



El Monte


Rowland Heights (Puente Hills): Schabarum Park
June 30: 40th Infantry Army Band
July 7: Blue Breeze Band
July 14: Wise Guys
July 21: Vaud and the Villains
July 28: Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Shootout
August 4: Trios Ellas
August 11: Journey Unauthorized

Friday Nights, 7pm.
Garvey Park, 7933 Emerson Place
Rosemead Park, 4343 Encinita Avenue
July 17: Rosemead Park
July 25: Garvey Park
July 31: Rosemead Park
August 7: Garvey Park



The Marine Corps Band performing at Schabarum Park in Puente Hills.

Uptown Whittier Bike Ride


Summer Events: East Los Angeles Civic Center


East Los Angeles Civic Center
4801 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90022