*Please note that some of these events have RSVP/registration deadlines. Some also have "early bird" specials. Make sure to read the full description for details.*
ONGOING: The City of South Pasadena's Recreation and Leisure Guide is here! Register for the Fall session. They offer a variety of classes for all ages - Tots, Youth, Teens, and Adults. View the entire guide here.
ONGOING: The City of Whittier's Parks and Recreation has released their Fall Leisure guide. View the entire guide here.
ONGOING: The City of Whittier's Therapeutic Recreation Program has many social events geared towards individuals with developmental disabilities. Some events are for those 8 years and up and others are for ages 15 and up. These events are: Game Nights, Special Arts Programs, New Frontier Players, Friday Night Dances, Special Olympics Bowling: The Incredibowlers, and Recreation Bowling. For more details and a complete listing of 2017 events view the flyer here. For a complete listing of all the Friday Night Dances, please view their flyer.
NOVEMBER: The Boyle Heights Family Resource Center's calendar of FREE activities. Join them for Health Education; such as, Healthy Cooking, Diabetes classes, Registered Dietitian, and CPR/First Aid (by Registration only). They also offer Fitness Classes: Yoga, Aerobics, Cardio Dance Exercise, and more! Interested in Mental Health? Join them for: Stress Management for Parents (English & Spanish), Wellness Circle 1-2 p.m., “Learning and Understanding Bipolar Disorder," and “Stress Management II.” View the full calendar in English and Spanish.
EVERY SATURDAY: Until November 18 there will be Sibshops! Offered by the East Los Angeles Family Resource Center, this is a group for children who have a sibling with a developmental disability. They will play games, eat snacks, and just hang out with other kids who have similar experiences. For more information, please view the flyer here.
NOVEMBER 17-19: Care Harbor LA: Hundreds of physicians, dentists, optometrists and other professionals will be on site to serve you! FREE dental care, FREE medical care, Free Vision care...but you must have a wristband. Get your wristbands on November 11 and 12! To view complete details including locations, please view the English and Spanish flyer here.
DECEMBER 5: The South Pasadena Public Library and the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library proudly present A Season of Giving:Family Gift Making Workshop. Come to this FREE event where Children will have an opportunity to create handmade gifts. For full details, please view the flyer.
DECEMBER 9: Join the annual Breakfast with Santa event at the War Memorial Building in South Pasadena. This event is fun for the whole family! They will have crafts, music, and a tasty hot breakfast. Parents, make sure to have your camera ready, Santa will be available for photos! For complete details and to register, please visit their event page here.
MARCH 3, 2018: SAVE THE DATE for the Special Needs Conference in South Pasadena. View the save the date flyer here. More information to come soon!
APRIL 28, 2018: Autism Speaks' Autism Walk. Registration is now open for this event! For complete details and to register, please visit their website.
**Posting of Community Events and Opportunities is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to reflect an endorsement by the Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC). Please note that ELARC events are posted on the Calendar located on the home page of this website.**