Alice Bag, author of “Violence Girl: East L.A. Rage to Hollywood Stage—A Chicana Punk Story,” a memoir that describes how a first-generation Mexican-American girl from an East L.A. barrio participated in the birth of the 1970s punk rock movement, will talk about her book at the Cypress Park Public Library starting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 1150 Cypress Ave., 90065, (323) 224-0039.
2. Neighborhood Council meeting
The Historic Highland Park Neighborhood Council is scheduled to hold its monthly board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 3, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Highland Park Adult Senior Citizen Center, located at 6152 N. Figueroa St.
3. Kiwanis Club meeting
Mark your calendars: The Kiwanis Club of Highland Park is scheduled to hold its weekly board meeting tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 3, at Milo Terrace Baptist Church Community Room, 754 N. Avenue 50, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The meeting is free; lunch is $5 at the door. The meeting's goal is to discuss ideas that will be communicated to Councilmember Gil Cedillo during his Highland Park "Listening Tour" next week, Oct. 10, at the cafeteria of Franklin High School at 6:30 p.m.
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