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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBasketball roundup: Sierra Canyon, Birmingham set to face off in tournament quarterfinalsHomeownership fair comes to city MONTEBELLO – The Montebello Housing Development Corporation will host a free homeownership opportunities fair from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. June 3 at the Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa St., in Pasadena. A slew of workshops and presentations are slated throughout the event. Children’s activities and lunch will also be provided free of charge. For more information, call Maria Lopez at (323)722-3955. Free fair to offer help to seniors WHITTIER – The Whittier Senior Center will hold the Senior Information and Referral Fair from 8:30 to 11 a.m. May 25. The free event will feature information on all the services available in the greater Whittier area for seniors, including housing, transportation, health care, education and leisure opportunities. Free blood pressure tests will also be offered. The Senior Center is located at 13225 Walnut St. For more information, call (562) 464-3368. Relay fights back against cancer WHITTIER – The Whittier Relay for Life, a 24-hour overnight event in which teams from the community will raise money to fight cancer, will be held from 9 a.m. to 9p.m. June 10 and 11 at the Whittier college track, 13406Philadelphia St. A luminaria ceremony will be held after dusk. Luminarias are bags filled with sand with a candle inside. Each bag bears the name of a person who has battled cancer. To purchase a luminaria for $10 each, or get more information on the event, call (562) 464-3360 or log on to Chili cook-off promises to be hot WHITTIER – A chili cook-off will be held from 10a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Joe Miller Field at the Whittier Community Center, 7630Washington Ave. The Whittier Historical Society and Museum is sponsoring the event. Admission is $3 per person. There also will be games, booths, historical enactments and music. For more information, call (562) 698-1718 or the museum at (562) 945-3871. Learn about native plants’ versatility HACIENDA HEIGHTS – The Puente Hills Landfill Native Habitat Preservation Authority will present a lecture on Native American plant uses by the native Tongva people from 9:30 to 11 a.m. May 27 at the Hacienda Hills Trailhead, located at the intersection of 7th and Orange Grove avenues in Hacienda Heights. For more information, call (562) 945-9003. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER – “Moments and Meetings: Travel Photography of Charles Eilers” is on display through May 27 in the Lobby Gallery of the Bonnie Bell Wardman Library, located on the Whittier College campus, 13406 Philadelphia St. This exhibit is free and open to the public. Eilers’ travels have taken him to all seven continents and more than 130 countries, circling the globe by bus, boat and train. He is presenting his photographic travelogues, which cover more than 30 countries. For more information or exhibition hours, call (562)907-4247. last_img

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