Montebello Firefighters Pancake Breakfast

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The Montebello firefighters are hosting a community pancake breakfast on Sunday, December 11, 2016 from 8 AM to 11 AM.

The cost is $5 per adult and $3 for children. All the proceeds go to their annual toy drive. If you want you can bring an unwrapped toy valued $5 or more, in lieu of payment.

The fire station is at 600 N. Montebello Blvd. Check their website for more information.


Whittier Community Thanksgiving


Still looking for a Thanksgiving to join? This wonderful group hosts a free community Thanksgiving meal at First Christian Church in Whittier. The entire event is run on donations.

As the Facebook page says, “Come out and be a part of this fun, family event! If you’re here…YOU’RE family.”

People can begin arriving at 11 AM, and the meal is served at noon. Location is First Christian Church, 6355 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, California 90601.

You can learn more about the non-profit organization on their website.


Whittier Halloween Capers


Halloween Capers is a free community event, that is safe and friendly for the whole family. There will be face painting, activities, and a costume contest.

It takes place on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

There will be treat giveaways and snack vendors, so you can be sure the little ones are eating safe snacks.

Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

Downey Dia de los Muertos Festival


City of Downey presents their Dia de los Muertos Art Festival on Sunday, October 30, 2016. Event goes from 11 AM to 8 PM. Admission and parking are both free.

There will be live music and dance performances, face painting, sculpture art, and a Dia de los Muertos art gallery. Located at the Downey Civic Theatre Plaza, in Downey, California.

See their website for more details.

East LA Mexican Independence Day Festival


Comité Mexicano Cívico Patriótico is a non-profit organization founded in 1931. They are dedicated to preserving Mexican history and culture in Los Angeles. They hold an annual parade and festival each September to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day.

The parade is carefully planned each year to display a certain theme of the Hispanic community. Afterwards there is a festival full of music, performances, and fun for the whole family.

Here are the details for the 2016 Celebration:

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Parade 10 AM to 1:30 PM
Festival 11 AM to 5 PM
Corner of Cesar Chavez Blvd. & Mednik

They are also looking for volunteers, if you’d like to gain a new perspective of the festivities. More information on their website (but be careful – some may pertain to last year’s festival).

Maywood Labor Day Festival


This Labor Day weekend the City of Maywood is hosting a street festival. There will be carnival rides, food vendors, exhibitions, sporting events, and games. As well as television and radio personalities and the best Regional Mexican Artist on the Main Stage.

Four days of entertainment, for the entire family. Friday, September 2, 2016 to Monday, September 5, 2016, on Slauson Avenue & Atlantic Boulevard.

Link on Eventbrite.

Meet the Beatles in Montebello

The Montebello Historical Society is hosting a unique event on August 27, 2016. It will be a celebration of The Beatles and Beatles memorabilia.


Come celebrate 1966 when the Beatles
released their Yesterday and Today album
and played their last live concert on
August 29, 1966 at Candlestick Park.

In the fashion of PBS’s Antiques
Roadshow, bring your Beatles memorabilia
for a free appraisal.

Event is from 12 noon to 4 pm at the Adobe Museum located at 946 Adobe Ave, Montebello.