Here are the highlights of this week’s CD 14 newsletter:
Summer's Last Concert in the Park Next Sunday
Sunday, Aug. 25, 6 p.m.
Eagle Rock Recreation Center
1100 Eagle Vista Dr.
Join your neighbors for this summer’s fifth and final Concert in the Park at the Eagle Rock Recreation Center and listen to The Jack Lantz Big Band, playing music from the 1930s through today. Hosted every year by the Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce and Councilmember Huizar's Office, the concerts are a great family outing. Enjoy food from local vendors and more.
For more information, contact Councilmember Huizar's Northeast Office at (323) 254-5295.
September is Moby Dick Month at Los Angeles Public Libraries
Ocean Documentary Screening
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 5:30 p.m.
Arroyo Seco Library
6145 N Figueroa St.
The Los Angeles Public Library, in conjunction with the Library Foundation, is celebrating Herman Melville's Moby Dick throughout the month of September. We have a number of events, aimed at individuals of all ages, planned for the month culminating in the Book Group's discussion of the book.
Join the Arroyo Seco Library for its first event, a screening of a documentary about oceans and ocean life and a reflection on Melville’s Moby Dick. Visit the Library Foundation's Moby Dick page (www.whateverhappenedtomobydick.org) for more information about the celebration as well as detailed descriptions about all programming citywide.
Get Involved with the 15th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival
The Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock and the Eagle Rock Music Festival are celebrating 15 years in the community.
Councilmember José Huizar and the City of Los Angeles are proud to support this community festival that celebrates the diversity that is Northeast Los Angeles. This year the festival will take place on Colorado Boulevard on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The Eagle Rock Music Festival is a nationally noted community street festival showcasing a variety of innovative, multicultural and local music every October since 1998. The festival hosts Los Angeles-based acts at a various locations along its main street, Colorado Boulevard, in the progressive and multi-generational Eagle Rock neighborhood.
The festival¹s intention is to celebrate Eagle Rock and support local business, community and culture. This all-ages festival has set itself apart by showing a commitment to booking emerging artists who live and work in the community.
Recognized for fostering a unifying community atmosphere while maintaining a commitment to groundbreaking music the Eagle Rock Music Festival is a local event with citywide appeal.
For more information on how to sponsor this event or get involved, please go to: http://cfaer.org/eagle-rock-music-festival/get-involved/