1. LACMA art class for kids and families
Expert artists from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art help children and families of all ages understand famous art and the work of artists worldwide, while assisting the artists in attendance with their own artwork. Today at 4 p.m. at the Cypress Park Library, 1150 Cypress Ave., (323) 224-0039.
2. Mark your calendar—Saturday health fair
Get your kids a free haircut—and don't miss the chance to get the entire family free dental check-ups, diabetes diagnoses, immunizations and health screenings for women. Your 51st District rep in the California Assembly, Jimmy Gomez, is helping organize a "Fresh Start Health Fair" for Northeast L.A. residents on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Dodger Stadium, from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Got no health issues—and already took the kids to the barber before Back to School week? Drop in to discuss state and legislative issues that affect the community. (Click here to read more about them.) Call Gomez’s office at (213) 483-5151 if you have any questions or visit his official website at www.asmdc.org/Gomez.
3. Learn computer basics
A class is scheduled Saturday at 2 p.m. for adults who would like to understand how to work a computer and navigate the Internet. Arroyo Seco Regional Library, 6145 N. Figueroa St., (323) 255-0573. Signups are recommended.
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5. How's the local traffic in and around Highland Park-Mount Washington? Click here for up-to-the-minute traffic information from Mapquest.com.