'Violence Girl' Book Talk, Neighborhood Council Meeting

Your guide to the week ahead.

'Violence Girl' Alice Bag at the Occidental College bookstore in 2012. Photo credit: Ajay Singh
'Violence Girl' Alice Bag at the Occidental College bookstore in 2012. Photo credit: Ajay Singh
1. 'Violence Girl' Alice Bag book talk

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

Highland Park's weekly Farmers' Market is scheduled on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 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.

4. Food Truck Feast

Highland Park’s weekly food truck feast unfolds at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1, in the parking lot in front of the former Figueroa Produce building, located at 6312 N. Figueroa St. Food trucks from across Los Angeles are expected to be there until 9 p.m. Stay tuned for details.

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