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*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 until March 1: The East San Gabriel Coalition for Homeless has released their schedule for the Winter Shelter Program. View the full schedule.

ONGOING: The Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled (CPAD) has released their January newsletter where you can find information on their events and programs. View their newsletter here.

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 2018 events view the flyer here. For a complete listing of all the Friday Night Dances, please view their flyer. For additional fun events visit our social and recreational opportunities webpage. 

JANUARY: 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! They have a new class for the month of January: Helping Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities. This workshop provides detailed overview of early intervention and transition services available for families with children with disabilities. View the full calendar in English and Spanish.

JANUARY: Special Needs Ministry at the First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena. View their January activities as well as their year-round activities and events. View their newsletter here.

JANUARY 5: CHOICESS and Sensorimotor Foundations present "Sensory Motor Training." Training is from 9:00am to 12:00pm. For complete details, please view their flyer.

JANUARY 20: Snow Day! The South Pasadena Community Services Department will host the 3rd annual "Snow Day" event. Join them from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Garfield Park. They will have sled runs, snow play, crafts, and a Tot Land area for younger children. Subject to availability, wristbands will be sold for $15. Children under 2 years are free with one paid adult. Each wristband is good for 45 minutes of access to snow play and sled runs, there will be four 45 minute sessions. You can find more information and select your session on their event website. 

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.**