Calendar

August 2017

Saturday, August 5th
“History Keepers: Eleven Stories That Moved Los Angeles” Exhibit Opening Reception | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – El Tranquilo Gallery & Information Center

Saturday, August 5th & 19th
The El Pueblo Park Association presents free “Arts & Crafts Workshops.” Learn the art of historical quill writing. |11:00 am – 2:00 pm | Avila Adobe Courtyard

Sunday, August 6th
Ecuador Independence Parade and Festival featuring Ecuadorian Cuisine, dancing, and live music.|11:00 am – 6:00 pm| Plaza Kiosko & Los Angeles Street

Wednesday, August 9th “Roots: Book Talk” presented by the Friends of the Chinese American Museum. Speakers include Chinese American and Vietnamese American community organizers and contributors to the book ‘Many Bridges, One River: Organizing for Justice in Vietnamese American Communities.”|6:00 am – 8:00 pm| Pico House

Thursday, August 10th “Thread of Our Stories” presented by The Museum of Social Justice and the Thai Community Development center. “An event that commemorates the 22nd year of the El Monte Thai Slavery Garment Case that includes meditation, speeches, and a monologue reading.” |7:00 am – 9:00 pm| Museum of Social Justice

Friday August 11th & Sunday August 13th
Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” performed by the Downtown Repertory Theatre Company | 7:30 pm | Free to the public; reservations recommended at www.downtownrep.com | Pico House Courtyard

Friday, August 25th – Sunday, August 27th
Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” performed by the Downtown Repertory Theatre Company | 7:30 pm | Free to the public; reservations recommended at www.downtownrep.com | Pico House Courtyard

Friday, August 25th
The United States Forest Service presents a free environmental and nature related workshop. |10:00 am – 4:00 pm | Avila Adobe Courtyard

Saturday, August 26th
Celebrate Los Angeles’ 236th Birthday with a commemorative historic nine mile walk from the San Gabriel Mission. Enjoy special presentations, entertainment, birthday cake, and more! | Monument Wide

Thursday, August 31st
“History of Mexican Baseball” Exhibit Opening Reception. | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Biscailuz Gallery

**ART EXHIBIT: Through Sunday, August 20th ** The El Pueblo Park Association and El Pueblo Historical Monument present “Deities of Ancient Mexico.” A collection of works reflecting on figures of divine significance in Mexican culture and folklore. | Thursdays – Sundays |10:00 am – 3:00 pm | Biscailuz Gallery

**HISTORY EXHIBIT: Through Sunday, August 13th **
The Friends of the Chinese American Museum and El Pueblo Historical Monument present “Roots: Asian American Movements in Los Angeles 1968-80s.” An examination of the contemporary and long-term impact of political movements from the period. | Tuesdays – Sundays | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | The Chinese American Museum

**HISTORY EXHIBIT: Thursday, August 24th – Sunday, September 24th **
“History of Mexican Baseball” presented by the California State University San Bernardino Latino Baseball History Project and El Pueblo Park Association. Historic photographs surveying Mexican American Baseball Leagues in the United States. |Thursdays – Saturdays | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | Biscailuz Gallery

**HISTORY EXHIBIT: Friday, August 4th – Sunday, October 1st ** “History Keepers: Eleven Stories That Moved Los Angeles.” An exhibition exploring historic events which shaped the evolution of our city. Presented by the California Historical Society and LA as Subject in partnership with El Pueblo Historical Monument and El Pueblo Park Association. |Tuesdays – Fridays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm; Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | El Tranquilo Gallery & Information Center

**HISTORY EXHIBIT: Through Sunday, August 27th**
“Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio” presented by the Museum of Social Justice. A chronological exploration of Chicano social and cultural activism in East Los Angeles. Thursdays – Saturdays | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | The Museum of Social Justice

**HISTORY EXHIBIT: Through January 7th **
The Historic Italian Hall Foundation and El Pueblo Historical Monument present “Sicilian Cart: History In Movement.” Learn about one of Sicily’s most recognized folk symbols and its impact on modern Italian culture.| Tuesdays – Sundays | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm | The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles

All event dates and times are subject to change. Additional events may be added.