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Farmers Market, Food Truck Feast, Community Meetings

A look at key events in town.

Food truck in Highland Park. (Photo credit: David Fonseca)
Food truck in Highland Park. (Photo credit: David Fonseca)

1. Highland Park Old L.A. Certified Farmers Market & Outdoor Fair

Highland Park's weekly Farmers Market is scheduled today, Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Avenue 57 and Marmion Way, adjacent to the Metro Gold Line. This is a special kind of market: Proceeds go to the North Figueroa Association, a nonprofit group that will use the money for the security, cleanliness and improvement of the North Fig corridor and community. Questions? Call (323) 255-5030 or visit www.oldla.org.

2. Food Truck feast

Highland Park’s weekly food truck feast unfolds at 5:30 p.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the parking lot in front of the former Figueroa Produce building, located at 6312 N. Figueroa St., near the York Boulevard intersection. Food trucks from across Los Angeles are expected to be there until 9 p.m. Stay tuned for details.

3. Rec & Parks community meeting

Mark your calendars: The Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks is scheduled to host a community meeting and budget discussion tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 4, at Ramona Hall, one of 15 locations for similar meetings across the city. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and is aimed at giving local residents an opportunity to provide valuable community input and comments about issues related to the department. The idea is to allow the department to determine ways to increase its annual budget for operations and maintenance over the next five years. Click here to participate in an online survey of local community needs pertaining to the Department of Recreation and Parks.

4. Neighborhood Council meeting

Mark your calendars: The Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council is scheduled to hold its monthly board meeting on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Highland Park Adult Senior Citizen Center, located at 6152 N. Figueroa St. The meeting is open to the public and Highland Park residents are particularly encouraged to attend. Stay tuned for the meeting's agenda.

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