Only 2 more Regional Outreach Gatherings left – sign up now!

Thanks to those that have attended our regional outreach gatherings so far! We hope the tools presented gave you some good strategies to enhance your outreach efforts. There are two more workshops left in this series - one in the Valley, one in West LA. Workshops are open to any Neighborhood Council board or committee [...]

By | 2018-07-13T16:57:05+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Blog, Events, Outreach|Comments Off on Only 2 more Regional Outreach Gatherings left – sign up now!

23rd Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival to Feature All-Star Lineup and Legendary Greats

FREE annual favorite festival returns July 28-29 and includes performances from Betty Bryant, Pete Escovedo Orchestra, Ernie Andrews, TC Carson, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, Harvey Mason Chameleon Band and more LOS ANGELES—Legendary artists Betty Bryant and the Pete Escovedo Orchestra are among the dozens of performers taking the stage at the 23rd Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival July 28-29. For more than two decades, the FREE music festival [...]

By | 2018-07-05T13:23:17+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Blog, Events, Los Angeles|Comments Off on 23rd Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival to Feature All-Star Lineup and Legendary Greats

SwimLA: Swim Lessons for Kids via Dept of Recreation & Parks

Learning to swim is fun, healthy, and a potential lifesaver. The Dept of Recreation & Parks' SwimLA program offers low-cost swimming lessons for kids ages 4-17 at all City municipal pools, all summer long. Scholarships are available; classes are taught morning, afternoon or evenings from June 18 - August 31. Sign up quickly as space [...]

By | 2018-07-03T10:38:36+00:00 July 3rd, 2018|Blog, Events, How-To|Comments Off on SwimLA: Swim Lessons for Kids via Dept of Recreation & Parks

Free Fireworks Shows for July 4th + Fireworks PSA

Fireworks are illegal in Los Angeles unless they’re being used at a professional show, so we’ve gathered a list of free fireworks shows happening around LA, so you and your family can celebrate safely. See the list below, and please check out this fireworks safety PSA, courtesy of Mayor Garcetti, LAFD, LAPD + the City [...]

By | 2018-07-03T10:24:01+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Blog, Events, Public Safety|Comments Off on Free Fireworks Shows for July 4th + Fireworks PSA

EmpowerLA at CicLAvia in the Valley

On Sunday, June 24th EmpowerLA hung out with CicLAvia participants in the Valley.   The 26th edition of CicLAvia invited all of us to experience the northeast San Fernando Valley in the communities of Pacoima, Arleta, and Panorama City. We came together through this joyous, car-free event, experiencing Los Angeles and our fellow Angelenos in [...]

By | 2018-06-29T15:22:53+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on EmpowerLA at CicLAvia in the Valley

SunFest 2018 Celebrates Summer in South LA

NANDC and the office of Los Angeles City Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson will partner for SunFest 2018, a free event in South LA that will bring together the community to kick off the start of summer. The event will feature live music, rides, games, entertainment, free food, giveaways and more. SunFest 2018 will take place: Saturday, June 30, 2018 [...]

By | 2018-06-27T13:21:28+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on SunFest 2018 Celebrates Summer in South LA

Free NC Outreach with 11 th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Online Registration July 1

Online family registration for the 11 th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair (the largest in Los Angeles) opens on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Please encourage your stakeholders to register and attend by visiting www.ValleyDisasterFair.com. Registration will also be available at the Fair. Registrants receive a personalized Welcome to the Fair email that will include information [...]

By | 2018-06-27T13:31:06+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Free NC Outreach with 11 th Annual Valley Disaster Preparedness Fair Online Registration July 1

Measure A Parks Funding Info Meeting – 6/30/18

Valley Measure A meeting to be held in Van Nuys on June 30th. The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust is hosting these meetings on behalf of the LA County Regional Parks & Open Space District, to inform community residents and local organizations about how they can advocate for -- or apply for funding for -- parks, gardens, [...]

By | 2018-06-27T11:02:02+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Blog, Events, Los Angeles|Comments Off on Measure A Parks Funding Info Meeting – 6/30/18

Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

Community-based arts organization LA Commons will host its eighth annual Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks in Leimert Park, the African American cultural hub of Los Angeles. The Festival features a procession and live musical performances at which traditional artists, youth groups, and diverse community members engage in a celebrating the global African village, [...]

By | 2018-06-22T15:24:04+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on Day of the Ancestors: Festival of Masks

NoHo Summer Nights

Experience NoHo Summer Nights: Free Live Concerts in the Park Get ready for the 2018 season of NoHo Summer Nights! Starting June 16, NoHo Summer Nights will bring eight weeks of live concerts to North Hollywood Park next to the North Hollywood Regional Library (11430 Chandler Blvd.) on Saturday nights. And best of all, the [...]

By | 2018-06-15T13:40:29+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on NoHo Summer Nights