Last Update: Thursday, May 16, 2013
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Saturday, May 18th 1-7pm
8th Annual Celebrating Words Festival; Liberating Histories: The Rise of Banned Literature
LA Mission College. This is a free family-friendly event. More information here.
Thursday, May 16, 6 to 10 p.m.
Canoga Park Art Walk
Every third Thursday, the valley's community of artists will hold an artwalk for artists to open their studios and art galleries to the public to walk casually from location to the next throughout the Canoga Park area.
They are also vendor booths, handmade items, food trucks, live music and entertainment throughout the night.
This is a wonderful community event that brings valley residents out to meet the artist community In addition, vendors, artists and outdoor installation artists and groups are invited to apply to participate in the Art Walk Art Lot.
Sat, May 18, 11am – 4pm
Family Fun Day
Friday, May 24, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
SENIOR EXPO 2013: "Unleash the Power of Age"- Celebrating Older Americans Month
It is estimated that over 300 senior participants and 25 health and service agencies will attend this year's city-wide event on Friday, May 24th. Free health screenings, fitness demonstrations, valuable information and important resources will be available to the public. Agencies that have confirmed their participation include: the Alzheimer's Association, California Public Utilities Commission, California Department of Insurance, Los Angeles Department of Public Health Services, Los Angeles County Department of Social Services, Los Angeles County Department of Consumer Affairs, Center for Health Care Rights, National Organization for Renal Disease, Facey Medical, Kidney Quest, Dr. Partovy's Office and Rosemary Navarro, D.D.S. Refreshments, entertainment, lunch and raffles will be provided. Free to the public. Las Palmas Park City of San Fernando
Fri, May 17, 10am – 5pm Saturday, May 18 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Granada Hills Library Used Book Sale
The Friends of the Granada Hills Library will host a two day used book sale on Friday, May 17. The sale will take place indoors in the library's community room. A great assortment of books will be available! Prices will range from 25 cents to one dollar. All proceeds will benefit the library. Friday, May 17 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Granada Hills Library 10640 Petit Ave. Granada Hills For more information call 818-368-5687.
Friday, May 17 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
You don't need to register. Numbers will be given out throughout the day starting at 10:30 a.m.
Bring bags, boxes, or carts to carry your food. First United Methodist Church of San Fernando
1525 Glenoaks Blvd.At the corner of Glenoaks Blvd. & Harding St.
Monday, May 27, 11 a.m.
Pioneer Cemetery In Sylmar Memorial Day Observance
The historic San Fernando Pioneer Memorial Cemetery in Sylmar is hosting a free Memorial Day Observance for the public.Sponsored by the San Fernando Valley Historical Society, the hometown-heartfelt event will include a U.S. flag-raising and 21-volley rifle salute and "Taps" performed by the All Veteran's Burial Squad. Civil War re-enactors will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. The old cemetery is located at 14451 Bledsoe St., Sylmar, at the corner of Foothill Boulevard.
For additional information, call 818-970-1286 or visit www.sfvhs.com.
Now Through - June 1, 6 to 10 p.m.
The Spirit of Place: Memorable Interior Spaces. La Galeria Gitana 120 N. Maclay Avenue San Fernando 818 898-7708 www.galeriagitana.com
Saturdays & Sundays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
New SAFE Center Now Open in Granada Hills
You can drop off electronic devices, paint, pool and garden chemicals, motor oil, batteries, fluorescent lightbulbs and other Household Hazardous Waste at the new SAFE Center located on Balboa Blvd. 1/2 block south of Devonshire St. in Granada Hills.
Just drive in and open your trunk and the staff at the SAFE Center will remove your Household Hazardous Waste for you. To see a list of items that are accepted, and other information
Help Operation Blankets of Love Provide Comfort to Animals in Shelters
You can help keep cats and dogs in City Animal Shelters warm and comfortable by supporting the efforts of Operation Blankets of Love. The San Fernando Valleybased non-profit organization gathers donated blankets, towels and pet beds and distributes them to animal shelters.
Donation items can be dropped off at Pet People, located at 18040 Chatsworth St. in Granada Hills.
You can also donate money to support Operation Blankets of Love for more information call Brad Smulson at (818) 402-6584.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 19:19|