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Kids show off their cooking skills at the Taste of Elysian Heights

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Elysian Heights Elementary recently hosted its first-ever Taste of Elysian Heights, with appetizing and healthy snacks prepared by the students themselves.  The event was organized by 2nd grade teacher Sheryl Gallo as part of a hands-on lesson in cooking and nutrition. What was on the menu? ... Read More »

Glassell Park arts program for youth makes its home among working artists

Create LA, a new non profit that provides artist-led after school classes for Eastside youth at  no charge,  is hosting an exhibition of recent art work by its student members at the Keystone Gallery in Glassell Park beginning  today, January 24. Partnering with Keystone Art Space, staff educators collaborate ... Read More »

New Atwater piano school seeks to strike the right chord with mothers-to-be

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The owner of the soon-to-open Riko Method School of Piano  in Atwater Village believes you are never to young to start appreciating music. In fact, school founder Riko,  who prefers to use only one name,   offers a class for expectant mothers in their second-trimester that teaches them ... Read More »

City prepares to honor the legacy of pioneering Lincoln Heights football player

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A Lincoln Heights intersection would be christened “Kenny Washington Square” under a proposal to honor a star football player at Lincoln High who would later become one of the first black players in the NFL. The City Council is scheduled to vote next week on a ... Read More »

Elysian Valley Rec Center now taking Winter Camp sign ups

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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 »

Glassell Park nursery school presents The Winter Garden Festival

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Submitted by Jessica The Garden Nursery School Homemade food! Artisanal beer! Kids crafts and Games! Handmade gift shoppe! Santa House! Kids band Gwendolyn and the Good Time Gang! Face painting! This event, on December 7th from 11AM-4PM, will have it all. And it’s a fundraiser for ... Read More »

Winter basketball signs up begin today at Elysian Valley Rec Center

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Submitted by Nicole Elysian Valley Recreation Center Youth Coed basketball and Girls basketball registration begins today! For more information call us at 323 666-5058, email us at nicole.bernal@lacity.org or look at our website laparks.org/recreation centers/Elysian Valley Rc. Office is open Monday-Thursday 11am-9pm. Friday 11am-8pm. Saturday 9am-5pm. ... Read More »

Pizza proceeds to benefit Echo Park parenting group

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Echo Parenting & Education, a long-time nonprofit that offers parenting classes, is teaming up with a local restaurant for a month-long Piece of of Pie pizza fundraiser. During November, Mohawk Bend will give Echo Park Parenting & Education $4 for each of the specialty pizzas created ... Read More »

Sponsored Post: Awater Village Day of the Dead Family Festival

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The first Atwater Village Day of the Dead Family Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2 will feature loads of kids activities and family fun, including: Community Homemade Salsa Smackdown contest judged by Atwater Village Farm and celebrity chef Curtis Stone (entries being accepted until Fri Nov 1), ... Read More »

Elysian Valley school tears up blacktop for green space

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City and school district officials joined the staff, students and parents of Dorris Place Elementary last week to dedicate new, park-like grounds on what once had been a field of asphalt on the north end of the Elysian Valley campus. Jennifer Deines, a Dorris Place parent and ... Read More »