Mayor Fernando Vasquez delivers Downey's State of the City annual address at the Rio Hondo Event Center.
Joel Tator, a television news producer and author of "Los Angeles Television," will speak about local television history at the Barbara J. Riley Center. The conversation is part of the Downey Historical Society's regular monthly meeting.
"Defying Gravity," a play about the space shuttle Challenger, returns to the Columbia Memorial Space Center.
The annual athletic competition between Downey middle schools returns to Warren High School.
Drop off your unwanted electronic waste, including computers, monitors, cell phones and printers. Location: Stonewood Center
Drop off your used, expired or unwanted prescription medication for proper disposal. Location: Downey Police Station
"Viva la Fiesta," a casino night fundraiser for Soroptimist International of Downey, is hosted by the Rio Hondo Event Center.
Vendors, food trucks, live entertainment, and more. On Downey Avenue, between Stewart & Gray and Phlox Street.
Local streets will be closed to make way for pedestrian and bicycle-friendly activities.
Jerry Martini and Greg Errico, original members of Sly and the Family Stone, perform the group's chart-topping hits at the Downey Theatre.
GENTRI: The Gentlemen Trio is comprised of tenors Brad Robins, Casey Elliot, and Bradley Quinn Lever , and their music has been described as "cinematic pop." They're performing live at the Downey Theatre.
Downey's Dia de los Muertos Festival returns for its fifth year at the Downey Theatre. Featuring film screenings, art displays, vendor booths, and more.
Friendly athletic competition at Furman Park between Downey police officers and local youth, presented by Gangs Out of Downey and Kiwanis.
Downey's month-long City of STEM Science Festival wraps up with a community festival at the Columbia Memorial Space Center.
Downey Sister Cities meets at the Embassy Suites. One item on the agenda is a potential friendship city relationship with Cuba.
Downey Federal Credit Union brings back its fourth annual food packing event back to Warren High School, where volunteers where help package 60,000 meals for the less fortunate. Details at downeyfcu.org.
The Downey Symphony closes its season at the Downey Theatre by performing Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
Chick-fil-A hosts an Easter egg hunt for kids. Plus photos with the "Easter cow."
Carnival games, face painting, skate park, information booths, and pancake breakfast.
Vazza Cafe, located between City Hall and the library, hosts the Downey Chamber of Commerce's Let's Do Lunch networking mixer. $20 at the door
Annual fundraiser for The Arc - Los Angeles & Orange Counties. Stonewood Center is host.
The Downey Chamber of Commerce has its City Affairs meeting at Farmers & Merchant Bank. Guest speaker is Downey public works director Mohammed Mostahkami.
A free event in the Downey High cafeteria celebrating the food served to DUSD students. Food tastings, goody bags, raffles, photo booths, and more.
Bastards restaurant celebrates St. Patrick's Day with live bands, food, and green beer. $5 cover after 7 p.m.
High school students are invited to meet industry professionals in a career fair at Warren High's Justice Stadium.
This free Career Fair will have professionals from a variety of industries such as: construction technology, biomedical, animation, photography, culinary arts, engineering and computer science. Forty trade schools as well as community colleges will also be present.
For more details, call Warren High's College & Career Center at (562) 869-7306, ext. 5863.
Gangs Out of Downey's annual fundraising luncheon. Location and guest speaker: TBA
A ribbon cutting for Yogurtland, a new member of the Downey Chamber of Commerce.
Blues guitarist and 5-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cray performs
live on the Downey Theatre stage.
Visit Chick-fil-A between 5-7 p.m. and a portion of proceeds will be donated to the Downey Police and Fire Foundation. Mention the fundraiser at point of purchase.
"Till Death Do Us Part" is a murder-mystery show, with proceeds benefiting the Downey Rose Float Association. Location: Downey Elks Lodge. For tickets and details, call Jennifer (562) 714-5658.
Now in its seventh year, the March for Jesus a walk throughout the city followed by live bands and community festival. Meet at First Baptist Church of Downey.
Mayor Pro Tem Sean Ashton will be at the new Starbucks at Imperial Highway and Paramount Boulevard to meet with residents.
Meet at the GreenLine station at Lakewood Boulevard and Gardendale Avenue.
Performances by the Downey High School color guard and various other high schools from Southern California. Location: Downey High gymnasium. Admission: $5
Live performances at the Downey Theatre by Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea, Mariachi Los Reyes, Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuellar and Chris Reza.