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August 31 6:30 p.m.

City of San Fernando Final Concert of the Summer

Domingosiete Band Performance

This free concert is open to the public. The band Domingosiete was conceptualized as an outlet for some of the finest musicians in Los Angeles to explore and learn various Latin American roots music and compose original works. The Cuban Son of the oriente region/Son Montuno, the Colombian Cumbia, Mexican Norteño and Bolero are the styles that planted the group musically. What eventually developed is what is now a characteristic Domingosiete sound. Domingosiete has been acclaimed for its ability to transcend time, space, and culture and produce some of the most authentic music that hails from abroad and at home in Los Angeles. Bring your lawn chairs, picnics and friends to enjoy a summer concert in the park Showcasing Domingosiete San Fernando Recreational Park For more information: 818.8981290.

Running Now to Oct. 18

Treasured Memories: Recalling the Past Art Exhibit

This exhibit that features several artists from the Greater San Fernando Valley is both whimsical and thoughtful highlighting childhood memories and days gone by. 120 N. Maclay Suite E San Fernando 818 8987708 www. galeriagitana.com

Thursday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m.

CSUN Associated Students Annual Summer Movie Festival

This is the final free event, open to all, offering a familyfriendly movie screening outdoors on the Oviatt Lawn in the center of campus. A variety of food trucks will be on hand.

Oviatt Lawn, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. On campus parking is $6. For more information, call (818) 677-2123.

Now thru Sept. 6, 10 a.m. Pre-show activities begin at 9 a.m.

Big! World! Fun! Family Summer Series Returns

The Big! World! Fun! Family Series returns to the Ford Theatres with an exciting lineup of music and dance performances appropriate for children ages 4-12 and their families. Events are free for children and $5 for adults. Gates open early for the pre-show, and kid friendly nature activities in partnership with the Natural History Museum and the County of Los Angeles Parks and Recreation, Natural Areas Division. Highlights include the infectious reggae beats and soulful singing of Aaron Nigel Smith (Aug. 30). The County of Los Angeles Public Library will once again provide customized book lists for each Big! World! Fun! Event.

Ford Theatres 2580 E. Cahuenga Blvd., in East Hollywood (just off the 101 Freeway between Hollywood and Barham boulevards). For more information, call (323) 461-3673. Families are advised to arrive early, space is limited.

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6 p.m.

Tap Imagery

All ages can participate in the guided relaxation and meditation session with “Tap Imagery.” Frances O’Brien will lead the stress-reduction workshop that evening.

Sylmar Branch Public Library, 14561 Polk St., Sylmar. For more information, call (818) 367-6102.

Saturday, Sept.13,10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Police Expo and Family Security Show

This family event offers both safety information and provides job opportunities in police departments in Southern California. There will be K-9 and safety demonstrations. Free balloons for the kids. Special appearance by the Los Angeles Clipper Girls.

Hansen Dam Aquatic Center ,11798 Foothill Blvd., Lakeview Terrace. Fore more information, visit www.policeexpo. com.

“Rescue the Mission”

The San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission needs your help. The fire that destroyed the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission's emergency shelter, vehicle fleet, clothing warehouse and food pantry have left homeless families with few resources. To rebuild the shelter, cash donations can be made by visiting the mission’s website at www. sfvrescuemission.org. Donations can be dropped off at the Sun Valley Thrift Store, located at 9007 Lankershim Blvd., Sun Valley, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily; the West Hills Baseball facility located at 7001 Valley Circle Blvd., in West Hills from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends; or the CD 12 Community Service Center, 9207 Oakdale Ave., in Chatsworth from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Open Saturdays and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New SAFE Center Opens

You can drop off electronic devices, paint, pool and garden chemicals, motor oil, batteries, fluorescent lightbulbs and other household hazardous waste at the new SAFE Center.

The Center is located at 10241 N. Balboa Blvd., 1/2 block south of Devonshire Street, in Granada Hills.

Open Daily, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Free Mulch

Mulch is delivered to the locations twice a week and is open daily for you to pickup free of charge.

Locations include 16600 Roscoe Place, North Hills (near Van Nuys Airport), or 15800 Victory Blvd., Van Nuys (near D.C. Tillman Plant). For the entrance: turn south on Densmore Avenue from Victory Boulevard and follow the curve.

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