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Mount Washington Local Issues, Farmers Market, Food Truck Feast

Your guide to key events in the neighborhood.

Jack and Denny Smith Library and Community Center, Mt. Washington Elementary School. (Photo credit: David Fonseca).
Jack and Denny Smith Library and Community Center, Mt. Washington Elementary School. (Photo credit: David Fonseca).

1. Mount Washington Local Issues Meeting

Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council Mount Washington Local Issues Committee Chair Padraic Cassidy is asking relevant stakeholders to send suggestions for agenda items for the committee's monthly meeting scheduled this week. The 72-hour-cutoff deadline to post suggestions via ASNC Yahoo Groups is noon today, Monday, Jan. 6. Suggestions may also be e-mailed to Cassidy at mtwashingtonrep@asnc.us. Mark your calendars: The Mount Washington Local Issues Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9 at the Jack and Denny Smith Library and Community Center in Mt. Washington Elementary School, 3981 San Rafael Ave.

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

Highland Park's weekly Farmers Market is scheduled Tuesday, Jan. 7, 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.

3. Food Truck Feast

Highland Park’s weekly food truck feast unfolds at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 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.

4. Kiwanis Club meeting

The Kiwanis Club of Highland Park is scheduled to hold its weekly board meeting today, Thursday, Jan. 9. The Kiwanis will meet as usual 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. As always, attendees are encouraged to bring their ideas for a better Highland Park.

5. Temperatures are expected to steadily drop by midweek after a relatively warm Monday. What's the weather like today around Highland Park? Click here to find out.

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