Hawthorne Events

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Ramona Park Mural Dedication

September 21, 2017

Ramona-Park-Mural-DedicationThe City of Hawthorne Arts Commission will host the Ramona Park Mural Dedication on Thursday, September 21 at 4 p.m.

Residents and visitors to Ramona Park are encouraged to attend and celebrate the completion and reveal of a project that took a year to plan and complete with the purpose of enriching the area with public art.

The planning started in August 2016 when City of Hawthorne Art Commissioner Gloria Plascencia approached artist Velvet Marshall to donate a mural. It took a year to plan, get approved, and was painted by hand with the assistance of her team: Nastassia Perez, Chris Chavez and David Covey.

Community Health Fair @ Mychal’s Learning Place

September 30, 2017

Mychals-Health-FairMychal’s Learning Place will host a FREE Community Health Fair on Saturday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The community is invited to stop by for free health screenings including blood pressure, BMI, asthma, flu shots (while supplies last), information and resources, snack, pet visitations and more. Participating vendors include Torrance Memorial, South Bay Children’s Health Center, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Providence Little Company of Mary and more.

Admission is FREE and all ages are welcome. RSVP to info@mychals.org and be entered in a drawing for a special prize (must be present to win).

For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit the website at http://www.mychals.org/.

Mychal’s Learning Place is located at 4901 West Rosecrans Avenue in Hawthorne.

Veteran’s Day Observances in the South Bay

November 11, 2017

veterans-day-2012If you plan to honor our warriors this Veterans Day, the following is a list of local military memorial sites located throughout the South Bay. Official services are planned at most of these sites. Contact city offices for specifics.

Gardena: Roosevelt Memorial Park & Mortuary, 18255 South Vermont Avenue

Gardena: War Memorial at Gardena City Hall, 1700 W. 162nd Street

Hawthorne: Hawthorne Memorial Center, 3901 West El Segundo Boulevard