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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBasketball roundup: Sierra Canyon, Birmingham set to face off in tournament quarterfinalsThe event will feature showcase performances by the High School Jazz All-Stars and Danza Floricanto/USA. Tickets are $25. For more information, call (562) 464-3360. Barbecue dinner benefits charities WHITTIER – Cook your own steak and help the Whittier Elks Lodge No. 1258 raise money for local causes by attending the lodge’s fundraiser from 5 to 7 tonight at 13620 Whittier Blvd. PICO RIVERA – Get free health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes, as well as gynecological testing, pap smears, and clinical breast exams at a free health clinic especially for women, which is being held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 9406 E. Washington Blvd. For more information, call (323) 838-5858. College presents arts showcase WHITTIER – The second annual Community Arts Showcase and Fundraiser will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts at Whittier College, 6760 Painter Ave. The dinner will include corn on the cob, salad bar, baked potato and garlic bread for $8. For more information, call (562) 777-5780. Vocalists award scholarships WHITTIER – The New Century Singers Whittier will honor its 2006 vocal scholarship winners at the annual spring scholarship concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at First Friends Church, 13205 Philadelphia St. Donations are welcome to help the scholarship program. For more information, call (562) 695-1785. Historical Society to host cook-off WHITTIER – The Whittier Historical Society and Museum will hold a chili cook-off from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Whittier Community Center, 7630Washington Ave. Admission is $3 per person. For more information, call (562) 698-1718. Quit smoking via hypnosis course WHITTIER – The Whittier Community Services Department will offer a workshop on quitting smoking through hypnosis from 7:30 to 9p.m. Thursday and on June 1 at 7630 S. Washington Ave. The fee is $29 for the two sessions. For more information, call (562) 464-3430. Sunday breakfast to raise vet funds SANTA FE SPRINGS – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3752 will hold a fundraising breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday at the post, 11912 Rivera Road. There will be two meals offered at a cost of $4 each. All proceeds will go to veterans. For more information, call (562) 698-9059. Live music comes to city center PICO RIVERA – The Pico Rivera Center, 9200 Mines Ave., is hosting monthly dances with live bands from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every fourth Wednesday of the month. This month’s dance is on Wednesday and will feature oldies but goodies music by the Brasas Band. Admission is $3 per person. Refreshments will be served and there will be a raffle. For more information, call (562) 948-4844. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img