Saturday, March 8,
- Mary Ellen Pleasant: 'Mother of Civil Rights in California'
Please join us to celebrate Women's History Month with Sharon L. Graine and her Production Company who will present the story of Mary Ellen Pleasant, known as the "Mother of Civil Rights in California".
You may view a flyer here.
Thursday, March 20,
- Book Club Discussion of 'My Beloved World'
Join us for coffee and a book discussion of "My Beloved World," Sonia Sotomayor's bestselling autobiography. Hosted by the Asian Pacific Resource Center.
Saturday, March 22,
- The Delights of Kimchi
The making and sharing of Korea's pickled cabbage, kimchi, has been added to UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage.
Restaurateur Susan Chin of Osek will demonstrate the art of making kimchi.
Hosted by the Asian Pacific Resource center.
Saturday, March 29,
- American Indian Folktales: Meanings and Origins
Folktales reflect the values and concerns of the common man or "folk" as well as the collective group or nation. Myths, legends, fables, and fairytales have distinct forms that serve different purposes within a culture.
This presentation will give an overview of this fascinating and often misunderstood aspect of indigenous American culture with examples drawn from across the Americas. The talk will feature a collection of stories that discuss the meaning and origins of tales about fire, one of man's most important and universal tools.
Paul Apodaca, PhD Folklore and Mythology
This program is sponsored by the American Indian Resource Center (AIRC) located in the Huntington Park Library. For more information contact AIRC at (323) 583-2794 or email@example.com.
Tuesday, April 1,
- Cesar Chavez Birthday Celebration Featuring Mariachi Zapopan
Fill your heart with song and your head with facts as we celebrate Cesar Chavez' birthday. We will present a performance by Mariachi Zapopan and a screening of vintage films on Cesar's life and contributions. Refreshments provided by Los Amigos of the East LA Library.