05-02-12

STUDIO CITY

Take ACT Test For Free
Young adults are invited to take a practice test for the ACT exam at the Studio City Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library. This opportunity is presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles as a chance to prepare for taking the actual test, which is given before one applies for college admission. To register, you may call the Young Adult Librarian at (818) 755-7873 or stop at the Reference Desk and sign up in person. If you are going to take this exam, it is a good idea to invite a friend to take it, too. Years from now you will both remember this day as one that helped you to prepare for entrance into an important phase of your life — attendance at college.
The practice test will be given under the auspices of the Princeton Review test preparation staff.

Studio City Library
12511 Moorpark St.
Saturday, May 19, 12 Noon—5 p.m.

L.A. River Red Day Volunteer Event
Sponsored by Keller Williams Studio City office, years ago the all-volunteer Village Gardeners made a huge commitment to maintain their 1/2 mile LA River greenway in Studio City and Sherman Oaks. What they do on an ongoing basis is:

  • Mitigate litter and graffiti
  • Remove invasive, non-native plant species
  • Mulch to restore the soil and save water
  • Replant with native trees, shrubs, and groundcovers
  • Clear the catch basins to prevent the streets near the river from flooding
  • Provide trash containers with weekly pickup service

All of their efforts clearly have a positive impact on the environment and their property values, making their community more desirable.
For any further questions please feel free to contact Nicole Costas at (323) 630-6976.

Richard Lillard Outdoor Classroom
Valleyheart Drive at Longridge Avenue, South Side of the LA River
Thursday, May 10, 10 a.m.—1 p.m.

MOORPARK

25th Annual Gold Tournament
The East Valley Police Activity League Supporters and the Los Angeles Police Department’s North Hollywood Area present their 25th Annual Golf Tournament. The $175 per player includes green fees, cart, beverage, lunch, plus buffet dinner, and awards. Guest for dinner only $35 per person.

Moorpark Country Club
11800 Championship Dr.
Monday, May 7, Registration 8—9:30 a.m.; Shotgun Tee 10 a.m.

For reservations and further information, contact Officer Heather Kowalczyk or Sergeant Jeff Hollis LAPD North Hollywood Area Community Relations Office at (818) 623-4001.

TORRANCE

Cinco de Mayo Clothing Sale Bonanza
Clothes the Deal will host a special Cindo de Mayo parking lot clothing sale bonanza that will consist of boutique, designer, and casual clothing, including accessories at greatly reduced prices. Both new and gently used clothing will be showcased. The clothing sale is being held in efforts to help raise money to support Clothes the Deal’s programs and goals.

Clothes the Deal is a non profit organization that aims to positively impact Los Angeles and surrounding counties, by assisting low-income men, women, and at-risk youth to enter and re-enter the workforce. CTD provides with gently used business clothing and accessories at no cost to in-need job seekers. CTD also provides business interview-preparedness workshops that include business etiquette and the tools for “Dressing to Impress.” For more information about Clothes the Deal, visit our website at www.clothesthedeal.org.

Parking Lot at 20355 Hawthorne Blvd. (between Del Amo and Torrance Boulevards)
Saturday, May 5, 8 a.m.—2 p.m.

For more information, contact Brad Brusavich at (562) 922-8635.

TOLUCA LAKE

Volunteer Meeting
The Toluca Lake Players will hold a volunteer meeting. This is a new theater company, and we are looking for some enthusiastic, dependable, and fun people to get in on the ground floor working on our first production — The Middle Ages. We welcome all people, but in particular, anyone with incredible computer/audio/visual skills. We need help programming music and setting up visual presentations. If this sounds like you, please come join us and be part of our new company. If you have any questions, please call (323) 653-3498. Hope to see you there!

Taber Hall, Toluca Lake United
Methodist Church
4301 Cahuenga Blvd.
(Corner of Cahuenga and Whipple Street)
Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m.

TOM LABONGE NEWS

Councilman Tom LaBonge with Olympic figure skater and World Champion Michelle Kwan in city council chambers during Asian Pacific Islander Day in Los Angeles, the kickoff to API month. Kwan was one of several Asian-Americans honored by the Los Angeles City Council for their contributions.

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