Upcoming Events: RioFest, Amigos Gala, Stream Hearings!

September 30, 2008 § 1 Comment

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Model Train Version of the LA River near L.A. Union Station (photo by and courtesy of Miles C. at http://modelrailroading.wordpress.com click image for link)

Calling all Creek Freaks! (and other interested parties)

If you’ve got time on your hands and you’re itchin’ to attend a meeting or two or five, here’s where you should be. The stream protection hearings are very important! Let the city of Los Angeles know that you want our few remaining natural streams preserved. The city is holding three more hearings, so pick the one that’s most convenient for you. I attended the first one last week and I learned about some streams I’d never known. Please attend!

TOMORROW! Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 7pm – Stream Protection Hearing, Westwood Recreation Center, 1350 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Westwood 90025 map

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 6pm – Friends of the Los Angeles River’s (FoLAR) RioFest public forum: The Isar and the Los Angeles: Applying Lessons Learned from Isar Restoration to the Los Angeles River, FREE! LA Dept of Water and Power, 111 N Hope Street, Downtown Los Angeles 90012 map (easy transit access from the Metro Red Line Civic Center Station)

SOLD OUT! Friday, October 3rd 2008, 6:30pm – Amigos de los Rios Emerald Necklace Gala fundraiser, Grace T. Black Auditorium, 3130 Tyler Ave., El Monte 91731 map

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 5pm – FoLAR’s RioFest Biergarten, 6th Street Bridge, Downtown Los Angeles map costs $50, support your local river, enjoy great food and great music!

Friday, October 10th, 1:30pm – Stream Protection Hearing, Los Angeles City Hall, Public Works Board Room – 3rd Floor, 200 North Spring Street (public entrance on Main Street), Downtown Los Angeles 90012 map (easy transit access from the Metro Red Line Civic Center Station)

Wednesday, October 15th, 7pm – Stream Protection Hearing, Marvin Braude Constituent Service Center, 6262 Van Nuys Blvd, Van Nuys, 90049 *corrected address* map (easy transit access from the Metro Orange Line Van Nuys Station)

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