Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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Elysian Valley Rec Center now taking Winter Camp sign ups


Submitted by Nicole Elysian Valley Recreation Center Winter Camp for ages 5-12 years Monday to Friday 7:30am-6pm December 30-January 3 Fee: $65 January 6-10 Fee: $80 Activities include seasonal activities, crafts, sports, games, and trips January 9-trip to Pickwick bowling and ice skating trips are additional ... Read More »

Echo Park school holds pancake breakfast fundraiser

Save your appetite for Saturday morning’s 4th Grade Pancake Breakfast fundraiser at Clifford Street School in Echo Park. The Feb, 23 fundraiser fundraiser will help pay for a  fourth-grade field trip to Mission San Juan Capistrano. A $10 donation is requested.  Click here for more details. Read More »

Cookies, Beer & Art: Highland Park preschool holds silent auction


Children’s Playhouse, a play-based preschool in Highland Park, is planning a silent art auction on Dec. 9. The fundraiser – for grown ups only – features the work of more than thirty local artists, a reading from an anarchist-themed children’s story, plus cookies and beer. A ... Read More »

Sample sale to benefit Silver Lake school


Want to shop for designer fashions and support your neighborhood school at the same time?  Ivanhoe ELementary School in Silver Lake is hosting a Multi Designer Sample sale on Friday and Saturday.  School supporter Kelly Flannagan provides more details Some of the designers include Trina Turk, ... Read More »

Fundraiser to support library and literacy at Elysian Heights school

Budget cut backs have left Elysian Heights Elementary without staff to maintain the school library or buy new books. Now, in an effort to re hire a library aide and support other literacy programs, the Friends of Elysian Heights Elementary School is hosting a Lotería Social ... Read More »

El Sereno school raising funds for Yosemite field trip

For more than 20 years, the fifth graders at Multnomah Elementary the Hillisde Village section of El Sereno end the school year with a field trip to Yosemite that compliments the school curriculum. “Some current parents who went many years ago said they cherish the memory ... Read More »

Fall fundraiser to benefit Elysian Valley school music program

Dorris Place Elementary will hold a Fall Festival Fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 26 to help fund an instrumental music program at the Elysian Valley school.  The festival includes a haunted house, petting zoo, face painting food and other activities. The Partners of Dorris, a school support ... Read More »

New Silver Lake charter school taking applications of 2nd & 3rd graders

Citizens of the World, a Hollywood charter school that  will expand into Silver Lake this September with classes at Micheltorena Elementary, has spots open for 2nd and 3rd grade students. An announcement provided by a founding parent of the school, which is based on the constructivist ... Read More »

Boyle Heights Variety Boys & Girls club awards $108,000 in scholarships

The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Boyle Heights has awarded scholarships ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to help 18 youths finance their college or vocational education. This year’s scholarships – which total $108,000 – will go to students who will or are already enrolled in ... Read More »

Echo Park preschool holds art & music show fundraiser

Cottage Enrichment school in Echo Park will hold a July 14 art show and fundraiser on July 14 to “expand to reach elementary grades as well as sustain the many daily needs of such a special program,” according to one of the school’s supporters. Here are ... Read More »