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Pop up park at the Hoover Union Triangle - today - with free burritos

Today from noon to 5 p.m. - free burritos and a preview of a community amenity that's on the way! 

Have you heard the good news about the Hoover Union gateway triangle place park (the name has yet to be decided) that is being rethought, remodeled, reimagined and refunded?

Come by today and learn more. The next chance to get your ideas considered - 

Triangle Design Workshop:

Tuesday April 21st at 5:30 pm …
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Added by University Park Family on April 17, 2015 at 7:39am — No Comments

FREE Sunday Jazz Concert "Back in the Day" @ Foshay LC

Join us at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 19th for a free afternoon jazz concert in our beautiful theater at 3751 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018
A simple potluck reception will follow the show. Bring something to share!

Added by Lisa Beebe on April 11, 2015 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Has a stroke impacted the use of your arm or hand? You may qualify for a research study.

DOSE is an NIH funded clinical trial for people that have arm and hand weakness after a stroke.  We are testing varying doses of physical therapy using a program that involves challenging, intensive, and meaningful practice of functional tasks of your choice. 

Participation may involve 0, 15, 30, or 60 hours of focused physical therapy and assessment visits to the Bice Clinical Research center at the University of Southern California, Health Sciences Campus.

You may…

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Added by Teobesta Ashenafi on March 17, 2015 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Celebration of the Arts - FREE Family Event at USC Fisher Museum of Art

I found this event on the USC Fisher Museum website. Sounds like a fun family day! Share with your family and friends so you can all go and enjoy the day together. The kids would love it! Share your pictures here on Universityparkfamily afterwards :)

Saturday March 7th

Celebration of the Arts



Join us for…

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Added by USC Community Computing Center on March 6, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

A 311 swarm: Celebrate the community & clean up Jefferson Blvd. this Saturday



Let’s celebrate our community, meet some neighbors and clean up Jefferson Boulevard this Saturday.

The neighborhood council for that area, NANDC, is focusing on the stretch from Vermont to Western and has enlisted local partners to help transform this main boulevard.

We’re also providing lunch from Earlez Grille.

I’m on the executive board of NANDC and we…

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Added by Eddie North-Hager on March 6, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Vote for University Park today!

To find out where you vote, click here -https://www.lavote.net/locator/ - and put in your address. 

If you want your elected representative to care about your concerns and the issues in your community, you need to vote. 

Five percent of eligible voters decide the election and the areas they represent get more attention. Your vote helps those who are working to improve the community because it shows the people…

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Added by University Park Family on March 3, 2015 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

10th Anniversary USC Drum Day

TO REQUEST YOUR FREE TICKETS, CLICK HERE!

Come to the 10th Annual Drum Day on March 1st !  The event will kick off with a huge community drum circle where all participants, ages 3-93 can participate!  There will also be workshops on…

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Added by Thornton Outreach Program on February 20, 2015 at 11:57am — No Comments

Swimming Strokes the Strokes Away

Lewis Carter, 77, (right) and Jerome Smith, 71, (left) discovered a passion that boosted their health.

State University of New York says swimmers have lower heart rates compared to those of non-swimmers.  Swimming was also found to be a viable workout for people in…

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Added by Anne Artley on February 6, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Aspiring Olympian Pushes Adult Swimmers As Coach

Nineteen seconds. For most of us, that’s not a lot of time to accomplish much, maybe fill up a glass of water, walk up the stairs, or get a leash for the dog.

 

But for aspiring Olympian Derek Toomey, that’s enough time to swim two laps of the…

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Added by Anne Artley on February 6, 2015 at 3:25pm — No Comments

Swimming Improves Heart Health: Exercise For Any Age

Lewis Carter, 77, (right) and Jerome Smith, 71, (left) discovered a passion that boosted their health.

When Jerome Smith, 71, was in college, he admired the guys on the swim team.

 “They seemed to be the happiest and healthiest guys on campus,” he said. The team at his small college had…

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Added by Anne Artley on February 6, 2015 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Ciclavia comes to our neighborhood tomorrow - MLK Blvd. Closed to Cars Open to Bikes

One of the greatest community events to hit LA - Ciclavia - comes to South LA, Expo Park and University Park Sunday.

Ciclavia (pronounce it as you like) closes major streets to cars and opens them to walkers, bikers, strollers, unicyclists and the like. Click here for all the details.

This is a slideshow of my trip from Leimert Park to the 2011 Ciclavia that spanned from Boyle Heights to East…

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Added by University Park Family on December 6, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

We offer Free Resume workshops to Community members and parents with children in the USC Family of Schools, Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI), Kid Watch, and other USC programs. Please visit us …

We offer Free Resume workshops to Community members and parents with children in the USC Family of Schools, Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI), Kid Watch, and other USC programs.

Please visit us at our new location within the Gateway building on Figueroa, between Jefferson and 32nd St. to schedule an appointment. Also available for drop in assistance, weekly on Tuesdays at 7pm-8pm.

Please note, to better assist you, before you arrive:

To update a current resume, email the… Continue

Added by USC Community Computing Center on November 5, 2014 at 12:26am — No Comments

Dia De Los Muertos celebration in University Park

Added by University Park Family on October 17, 2014 at 11:06am — No Comments

Game day street closures meeting y en espanol

Coliseum street closure

City Councilmember Curren Price and the University of Southern California invite you to an informational meeting of the proposed street closures for the remaining 2014 USC home football games.

Date: October 15th, 2014

Time: 6:00 – 8:00…

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Added by University Park Family on October 3, 2014 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Hoover Union Triangle Plaza meeting tonight!

GILBERT A. CEDILLO COUNCILMEMBER, FIRST DISTRICT

Invites you to a

Community Meeting

Your Opinion Counts!

Come Share Your Priorities for the Proposed Improvements to the Union-Hoover Traffic Triangle

Share with us your opinion on:

-Transit Shelters/seating

-Lighting

-Outdoor performance…

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Added by University Park Family on September 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

...live performances!

http://www.facebook.com/billy.j.bluez



.. Billy%20Jones%20Bluez

"...he has a voice that will enchant you. ...his songs are dripping with sexuality.…

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Added by billy jones bluez on September 20, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Hoover Union Triangle Plaza meeting

Let's discuss the “Island of Lights” project for the Hoover Union Triangle.



Meet the Artist: Sheila Klein



Friday, September 19, 2014 4-6 PM

The Velaslavasay Panorama Exhibition Hall at the Union Theater

1122 West 24th Street



Please RSVP to indiejean@att.net

The Hoover-Union Triangle itself was formed by the intersection of the original Spanish Pueblo de Los Angeles street-grid crossing at a diagonal with the later Anglo-surveyed street-grid of…

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Added by University Park Family on September 11, 2014 at 9:19am — No Comments

Welcome Sayda Trujillo to our Teatro del Pueblo (Theatre of the Neighborhood) Team!

Sayda Trujillo came on board for Teatro del Pueblo, working with our community members on their ensemble process and acting techniques. We are also pleased to announce that Sayda will join our After Cool Teaching Artist team this fall!…

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Added by Cindy Marie Jenkins on August 13, 2014 at 9:09am — No Comments

Welcome Sayda Trujillo to our Teatro del Pueblo (Theatre of the Neighborhood) Team!

Sayda Trujillo came on board for Teatro del Pueblo, working with our community members on their ensemble process and acting techniques. We are also pleased to announce that Sayda will join our …

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Added by Cindy Marie Jenkins on August 13, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

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Pop up park at the Hoover Union Triangle - today - with free burritos

Today from noon to 5 p.m. - free burritos and a preview of a community amenity that's on the way! Have you heard the good news about the Hoover Union gateway triangle place park (the name has yet to be decided) that is being rethought, remodeled, reimagined and refunded?Come by today and learn more. The next chance to get your ideas considered - Triangle Design Workshop:Tuesday April 21st at 5:30 pm 2023 S Union Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007…See More
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Pop up park at the Hoover Union Triangle - today - with free burritos

Today from noon to 5 p.m. - free burritos and a preview of a community amenity that's on the way! Have you heard the good news about the Hoover Union gateway triangle place park (the name has yet to be decided) that is being rethought, remodeled, reimagined and refunded?Come by today and learn more. The next chance to get your ideas considered - Triangle Design Workshop:Tuesday April 21st at 5:30 pm 2023 S Union Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007…See More
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FREE Sunday Jazz Concert "Back in the Day" @ Foshay LC

Join us at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 19th for a free afternoon jazz concert in our beautiful theater at 3751 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018A simple potluck reception will follow the show. Bring something to share!See More
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FREE Sunday Jazz Concert "Back in the Day" @ Foshay LC

Join us at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 19th for a free afternoon jazz concert in our beautiful theater at 3751 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90018A simple potluck reception will follow the show. Bring something to share!See More
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USC JazzReach Concert by Thornton Outreach at Newman Recital Hall, USC Campus

April 26, 2015 from 6pm to 8:30pm
Request tickets here!Come see these amazing youngsters perform at Newman Recital Hall!Performers will include elementary jazz choirs from 32nd Street and Science Center Schools, jazz band and pop combo from Foshay Learning Center, the Los Angeles Youth Jazz Ensemble and a performance by USC Thornton mentors.Dinner will be served at 6pm and the concert is at 7pm.Tickets are $5 and include dinner.  Children under 10 are free.…See More
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Free Sunday Afternoon Jazz Concert @ Foshay LC on April 29th at 1:00pm
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Bruno Serra is now a member of University Park Family
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