Sounds at The Bloc: KJAZZ Summer Concerts @ THE BLOC
Jul 14 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Hit the music! ?Enjoy the live tunes under the urban city lights by local jazz artist ?Dayren Santamaria. Dayren has worked extensively on the contemporary Latin, Latin-Jazz and salsa music scene, notably with four-time Grammy Award Winner, Oscar Hernandez. ?She also performs in Los Angeles with a variety of groups including performances with Latin Jazz band Jose Rizo’s Mongorama and appears on their Grammy-Nominated 2012 CD. ?She is also a member of actor Andy Garcia’s Cineso All-Stars. ?Listen and vibe and be sure to tag us @theblocla for a chance to be featured. This event is free! Thursday, July 14th, 2022 

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT. THE BLOC, 700 West 7th Street Los Angeles, CA 90017.

Please bring Blankets + Sunnies with you! $5 Validated parking for concert attendees available at Concierge Desk.


Fiesta of Gems Show @ Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Jul 16 @ 10:00 AM – Jul 17 @ 6:00 PM

The two-day show features 40 vendors and demonstrators with earth science displays, children’s games, and activities for the entire family.


The theme this year is Amazonite

Show Hours are from 10-6 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday

4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230

Become a foster parent – Children’s Bureau Offering Virtual Orientations to Learn About Foster Parenting
Jul 21 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

(Los Angeles, CA) Foster parenting is a meaningful way to provide children at-risk with safe, nurturing support and resources to thrive.  These children and youth have been particularly impacted by the pandemic, accelerating the need for foster and/or foster-adoptive families.  To learn about foster care and how to help, Children’s Bureau, a nonprofit leader in protecting vulnerable children, is hosting a live Zoom Orientation on July 21st from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM featuring a Children’s Bureau team member and foster parent.  For those who want to learn at their own pace about becoming a foster and/or fost-adopt parent, a PowerPoint Orientation is available.  To R.S.V.P. for the live orientation or to request the PowerPoint orientation, please email or call 800-730-3933.