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Space Center setting up telescopes for Observe the Moon night

DOWNEY – The Columbia Memorial Space Center is hosting a a moon-observation night from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, October 8. Saturday is the International Observe the Moon Night, an…

Guerra to hold town hall meeting

DOWNEY – Councilman Mario Guerra is hosting a town hall meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Barbara J. Riley Community Center, 7810 Quill Drive. The forum…

Downey hosting annual Halloween program

The city is hosting its annual Halloween program from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31 at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center, 7810 Quill Drive, Downey. The…

City/county to host free ‘smart-gardening’ workshop

The city and county are hosting a free smart gardening workshop from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Wilderness Park, 10999 Little Lake Road, Downey. The class will…

Garbage hauler to give away free mulch

Garbage hauler CalMet Services is giving away mulch from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Discover Sports Complex, 12400 Columbia Way. CalMet is giving away up…

Charles Phoenix to present “Up with Downey!” slide show to benefit Rose Float Association

DOWNEY – Charles Phoenix, the man who makes a living showing campy slide shows composed of images from the 1950s and 1960s, is presenting his “Up With Downey!” slide show…

Artists and art lovers invited to Downey Arts Coalition meeting

The Downey Arts Coalition is hosting a meeting at 1 p.m. Saturday at Mari’s Wine Bar, 8222 Firestone Blvd. The bar is right across from Portos,  and parking is in…

Firefighters to run around in the street to fill the boot

Members of the Downey Fire Department will be out all day Saturday collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy Association. The firefighters will be at Firestone and Lakewood boulevards. Last year, the…

Downey hosting clean-up day

Downey is hosting a city-wide clean-up from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday Oct. 15. The goal is to have groups and individuals clean-up areas in their own neighborhoods. This event…