Happening in Alhambra
May 23 – USC Family caregiver support center “Caring Conversations” for those who are taking care of an adult family member or friend with Alzheimer’s, stroke or other chronic health problem. At Marguerite Gardens (700 N. Stoneman Ave.) from 10 a.m. to noon. Free.
May 29 – Alhambra Dodger night. Tickets are $15 for preferred and are for sale at the Civic Center Library. It is t-shirt day at the stadium. Game is at 7 p.m.
Happening in Arcadia
Now – Tickets are on sale for trip to opening night at the Hollywood Bowl on June 21. Cost is $43. Evening will go from 6 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Call (626) 574-5113 for more information.
May 23 – Estate planning workshop at the Community Center (365 Campus Drive) at 1 p.m. Will cover subjects like Revocable living trusts, Durable power of attorney, Living wills and advanced medical directives, Trust funding, and Last will and testament. Workshop will be facilitated by Scott Burch, registered investment advisor. Call (626) 574-5130 for more information and to register.
May 24 – Annual salute to Veterans and their families at the Arcadia County Park (405 S. Santa Anita Ave.) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission and parking. For information call (909) 394-2264. Bring a photo of a veteran to honor him/her on the Wall of Remembrance.
May 25 – Queen Anne Cottage open house at the Arboretum (301 North Baldwin Ave) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All ages. Free with admission but $3 suggested donation for the tour. This house is open to the public only twice per year. See Arboretum.org.
Happening in Baldwin Park
May 24 – Car show #Califitment2014 at Sonic Motor (315 Cloverleaf Drive) from noon to 4 pm. Car rolling time 10 a.m. to noon. Coolers allowed. No alcoholic beverages. $15-20 per vehicle. Free to spectators. See hotheadzmedia.weebly.com
Happening in Burbank
May 23 – Susie Hansen Latin Trio will perform Latin Jazz and Boleros at El Criollo Cuban Bar and Grill (916 W. Burbank Blvd) from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. No cover. Full service restaurant.
May 28 – Public meeting at the Burbank Holiday Inn (150 E. Angeleno Ave.) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. to discuss the future of the high speed rail from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Learn about the project and ask questions.
May 29 – Screening of travelogue “Botswana: In the Footsteps of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective with Alexander McCall Smith” at the Central Library (110 N. Glenoaks Blvd) at 7 p.m.
Happening in El Monte
May 24- El Monte Bike Festival at Mountain View High School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Safety, activities, repair, rides, and more. Free.
May 24 – Networking and the hidden job market – workshop at Norwood Library (4550 North Peck Road) at 2 p.m. by Liz Mohler, a long-time career coach. Good for adults and older teens. Free.
May 26 – Memorial Day ceremony at Arceo Park (3125 N. Tyler Ave.) at 9 a.m. Keynote speaker is US Army Sgt. Joe Leal, Founder of Vet Hunters Program.
May 27 – Educational talk on “Your Brain’s Health” at the Senior Center (3120 Tyler Ave.) at 9 a.m. RSVP required to (626) 580-2210. Learn about diabetes, hypertension, and Alzheimer’s.
Happening in Glendale
May 23 and 24 – Chamber Opera Players of Los Angeles presents two short operas – “Sunday Excursion” by Alec Wilder and “The Man on the Bearskin Rug” by Paul Ramsier – a- the Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church (1020 North Brand Blvd) at 8 p.m. Admission is free with a complimentary reception following. See Copola.org.
May 24 – A celebration honoring men and women who served in the military sponsored by Hyasa Center and the Armenian American Theatrical Society at the Baptist Church of Glendale (209 N. Louise St.). Call Anna Moses for information at (818) 396-4467 and see Hyasa.org.
May 28 – Miriam Pawell discusses “The Crusades of Cesar Chavez” book at the Central Library Auditorium (222 East Harvard St.). Starts at 6 p.m. with appetizers and continues until 8:30 p.m.
Happening in Los Angeles
May 25 and 26 – JazzReggae Festival 2014 at UCLA Intramural Field (405 Hilgard Ave.). See JazzReggaeFest.com
May 26 – Grand Park’s got moves – The Salsa session with Ricardo Lemvo y Makina Loca and the Spanish Harlem Orchestra performing from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free.
May 28 and 29 – Native Voices at the Autry (Wells Fargo Theater – 4700 Western Heritage Way at Griffith Park) presents its 16th annual playwrights retreat and festival of new plays featuring free public readings of three intriguing new works by native American playwrights. Free but seating is limited. See NativeVoicesattheAutry.org. Call (323) 667-2000 ext 354 for information.
May 29 – Grupo Niche, Salsa music from Colombia, will perform at the Conga Room at LA Live (800 W. Olympic Blvd). Tickets online at https://tickets.congaroom.com/Vidasalsera
Happening in Monrovia
May 26 – Memorial day ceremony at Live Oak Memorial Park and Mortuary (200 East Duarte Rd.) at 10 a.m. All welcome
May 27 – The Monrovia Garden Club will introduce the eight winners of the Home Beautification Awards. Snacks at 6.30 p.m. will be followed by presentation of awards and a slide show of the front yard gardens. At the Monrovia First Presbyterian Church, downstairs Fellowship Hall (101 E. Foothill Blvd).
Happening in Monterey Park
May 26 – Memorial day celebration in front of City Hall (320 W. Newmark Ave.) at 10 a.m. For information call (626) 571-9211.
Happening in Pasadena
May 23 – An evening of Opera entertainment presented by Hispanics for LA Opera at the Pasadena Playhouse (39 South El Molino Ave.) at 8 p.m. See HispanicsforLAOpera.org and purchase tickets at PasadenaPlayhouse.org
May 24 – Pony Box Dance Theater premiers “Edge” and “The Collective” at the Lineage Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. All male contemporary dance troupe with a guest female LA Ballet soloist. Tickets are $15. Visit Lineagedance.org.
May 28 – Falcone Vineyards Wine Tasting at Whole Foods Market (465 South Arroyo Parkway) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $10.
May 29 – Lagunitas Beer Tasting at Whole Foods Market (465 South Arroyo Parkway) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. $10.
Happening in San Gabriel
May 24 – Opera Tales – presented by the LA Opera – at 3 p.m. in the Public Library (500 S. Del Mar Ave.) at 2 p.m. Live performance in costume with live music. All ages. Free.
May 27 – Lee and Pat will be honored at the 49th annual Older Americans Recognition Day. For information call James Lara at (626) 308-2875.
Happening in Sierra Madre
May 24 – Mount Wilson Trail race starts at 7:30 a.m. out of Kersting Court (Corner of Baldwin Ave and Sierra Madre Blvd). Cost is $35 to $66 to participate. Call (626) 355-5278 for details. Other activities will follow the race.
May 24 – DEADLINE to register and pay to participate in the Family Swim Night at Waterworks Aquatics (611 East Sierra Madre Blvd) on Sunday May 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Check Waterworksswim.com.
Happening in Temple City
May 24 – Food truck festival at Live Oak park’s South parking lot from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.