Español From the classic celebration of Mexico and the Central American countries’ independence day, the presentation of an AARP financial study about the economic situation of Californians, to our association with the popular soccer team LA Galaxy; AARP in Los Angeles has prepared several events to celebrate our contributions as Latinos in this society and also to provide you with tools that will help you make your life a better experience. All our events are free, but in some of them you must sign up in advance. Please notice that some events are in Spanish only.

¡AARP is Partnering with the LA Galaxy!

WHAT: We want to celebrate mentors and the people who support the passions of others. In this case soccer. Stop by our booth at the stadium and nominate someone who supports your passion for soccer, while you learn more about the other events that AARP is doing in your community. We will be present at all of the home games until the end of the season. You can also go online to participate: www.sweeps.aarp.org/soccer

TIME: Visit https://www.lagalaxy.com/ to obtain updated schedule information

PLACE: StubHub Center. 18400 Avalon Blvd

 

Saturday, September 16:

WHAT: Fiesta Ranchera at MAOF (Mexican American Opportunity Foundation) raising money for older adults’ service program. There will be live Mariachis, food, dancing, and raffles.

TIME: 12 noon – 6:00 pm,

Location: MAOF – 401 N. Garfield Ave., Montebello, CA 90640

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/FiestaRanchera2017

Sunday, Sept. 17:

WHAT: Mexico and the Central American countries independence day celebration with a family day. The Mariachi Lindas Mexicanas and the Mariachi Conservatory will be present.

We will also have a demonstration of the Meso American ball game. Plus, workshops, gardening, and culinary arts. Food for sale from Mama’s Hot Tamales.

TIME: 12 noon – 4:00 pm

LOCATION: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/MexicanIndependenceDay2017

Thursday, September 21:

WHAT: Presentation of documentary “East of Salinas”. A third-grade boy dreams of becoming an engineer. While the intimidation of deportation and violence of gangs threatens its future, this generous and ambitious boy begins to understand what it truly means to be “born in Mexico”. Guest presenter: Laura Pacheco producer and Director.

TIME: 7:00 pm

PLACE: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/EastofSalinasDoc2017

 

Sunday, September 24:

WHAT: Breaking the glass ceiling with a Golf Ball. 5th. Annual Golf Tournament for women and network pre-reception for future golfers. All are welcome. Where Latina leaders in the areas of business, banking, law, education, finance, technology, real estate, Government, medicine, and more come together to celebrate.                                  

TIME: 1:30 pm, networking reception before the tournament

WHERE: Alhambra Golf Course, 630 S Almansor St., Alhambra, CA 91801

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/LatinaGolfersTournament2017

 

Thursday, September 28:

WHAT: Round table: celebrating the Braceros legacy. “Winners in the United States”. Hear about the experience of the Braceros program from the mouth of several of their children.  The bracero experience was one of exploitation but also of opportunities. The program had a direct impact on immigration and labor policy and, more importantly, in the formation of thriving Mexican American communities here in the United States. With its legacy of struggle and success, the history of the Bracero program was really sweet and sour. In this interactive program, we can be witnesses to the success stories of the children of the Braceros, such as (José Luis Huizar, Member of the Council of the city of Los Angeles), see bracero interviews and art show.

TIME: 7:00 pm.

PLACE: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/BraceroLegacyRoundtable2017

Wednesday, October 4:

WHAT: Private concert with the renowned group Banda Limón, in partnership with Univision Radio. This will be an exclusive concert for AARP in Los Angeles and Univision radio.  We will be giving free tickets to air, online and on the streets during the three weeks prior to the date of the concert.

TIME: Doors open at 8 p.m.

LOCATION: Avalon Hollywood. 1735 vine St., Los Angeles CA 90028

 

 

Thursday, October 5:

WHAT: Presentation of the documentary Jeanne. This new documentary explores the life of the pioneering activist and advocate for the rights of lesbians, and founder of the West Coast LGBTQ movement. There will be a discussion after the presentation by filmmaker Gregory Dávila.

TIME: 7:00 pm.

PLACE: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/JeanneDocumentary2017

 

Thursday, October 12:

WHAT: Presentation of the AARP Financial Security Survey “CA Dreaming of Struggling” at Zócalo Public Square. With the participation of Senate Pro Temp Kevin de León, AARP California State Director Nancy MacPherson, and dean of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affair Gary Segura, examining how our state’s housing market boom both enables and endangers the California dream of independence, the good life, and having a home of one’s own.

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: National Center for the Preservation of Democracy. 111 N. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012

Thursday, October 12:

WHAT: Presentation of the documentary Chicano Public Art: Identity in the 60’s and 70’s. Join us in a conversation with the pioneering artists Chicanos Barbara Carrasco, Willie Herron, David Botello, Wayne Healy, Glenna Avila and Yreina Cervantes, exploring the murals and reclaiming urban space of the Chicano voice. The conversation will be moderated by Professor Sybil Venegas.

TIME: 7:00 pm

PLACE: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90012

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/ChicanoArtRoundtable2017

Saturday, October 14:

WHAT: Screening of the film “La Bamba” (1987). Celebrate with us the life and music of the beloved musician Ritchie Valens in the 30th anniversary of the screening of this film. In addition to the film, we will have live music, food, and vendors from the community. La Bamba is an American biographical film written and directed by Luis Valdez which follows the life and career of the stars of Chicano rock ‘n’ roll Ritchie Valens. Featured in the film Lou Diamond Phillips as Valens, Esai MoralesRosanna DeSotoElizabeth PeñaDanielle von Zerneck, and Joe Pantoliano. The film describes the effect that the career of Valens had in the life of his half-brother Bob Morales, his girlfriend Donna Ludwig, and the rest of his family.

TIME: 5:00pm,

PLACE: La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N Main St., Los Ángeles, CA 90012

RSVP: https://aarp.cvent.com/LaBambaMovie2017

Thursday, October 12:

WHAT: Spanish Workshops TEK (Technology Education and Knowledge) come to our free workshop and learn how to get more out of your mobile devices. All participants will get hands-on experience with devices and also a free touch pen! Register today – space is limited! Please, bring your login and password for Facebook.

TIME & RSVP:

PLACE: Eastmont Community Center. 701 Hoefner Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90022

Thursday, October 12th & Sunday, October 22nd:

WHAT: Spanish Meeting CAREversation. Connect with other people taking care of their loved ones around a table and enjoy free food and drinks while you learn how to create a support network, receive tips on how to take care of yourself and where to find local help and resources. Participation is limited to the first 40 people who book their seat – so book your place today!

Sunday, October 12th

TIME: 6:00 PM RSVP HERE

PLACE: Steven’s Steak & Seafood House

Sunday, October 22nd.

TIME: 10:00 AM RSVP HERE

12:30 PM RSVP HERE

PLACE: Quiet Cannon, 901 N. Via San Clemente, Montebello, California 90640

Monday, October 16:

WHAT: Spanish Workshops TEK (Technology Education and Knowledge) come to our free workshop and learn how to get more out of your mobile devices. All participants will get hands-on experience with devices and also a free touch pen! Register today – space is limited! Please, bring your login and password for Facebook.  This workshop will be in Spanish only

TIME:

PLACE: Centro Maravilla. 4716 E Cesar Chavez Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90022

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