A free event in the Downey High cafeteria celebrating the food served to DUSD students. Food tastings, goody bags, raffles, photo booths, and more.
The Downey Chamber of Commerce has its City Affairs meeting at Farmers & Merchant Bank. Guest speaker is Downey public works director Mohammed Mostahkami.
Annual fundraiser for The Arc - Los Angeles & Orange Counties. Stonewood Center is host.
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
Carnival games, face painting, skate park, information booths, and pancake breakfast.
The Downey Symphony closes its season at the Downey Theatre by performing Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.
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.
Downey's month-long City of STEM Science Festival wraps up with a community festival at the Columbia Memorial Space Center.
Friendly athletic competition at Furman Park between Downey police officers and local youth, presented by Gangs Out of Downey and Kiwanis.
"Defying Gravity," a play about the space shuttle Challenger, returns to the Columbia Memorial Space Center.
"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.
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.
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.
School bands from various Downey campuses perform all day. Warren High hosts. Free admission.
The work of Long Beach artist Sean Kirkland is featured at Stay Gallery.
Downey's fifth annual 5K run/walk, benefiting the Downey TLC Family Resource Center. Location: Apollo Park. Register online at dusd.net/tlc
The new Bar Louie restaurant is donating 20% of the day's proceeds to Gangs Out of Downey.
An evening of folk-inspired chamber music for violin, baritone voice, and piano.
Downey pays tribute to the victims of the space shuttle Columbia and Challenger crews. Hear from members of the community who were affected by these events, and pay homage to the brave men and women who put their lives on the line to extend our reach up into the cosmos.
Join volunteers as they take a survey of Downey's homeless population. Meet at First Baptist Church of Downey. Registration and more information at theycountwillyou.org
Canadian jazz guitarist Jesse Cook performs live at the Downey Theatre.
Listen to Downey resident and entrepreneur Marcela Arrieta, founder of Majestic Bliss Soaps, share her personal story.
Location: First Christian Church of Whittier, 6355 Greenleaf Ave., Whittier.
Downey police officers will work as waiters and servers at Lazy Dog Cafe, collecting tips to benefit Special Olympics.
A bicycle ride for women only. Meet at Wilderness Park for a group ride towards Whittier Narrows, then to brunch at Bailey Street Kitchen (bring cash), and back to Downey for a total of approximately 28 miles.
Meet behind the McDonald's at Paramount and Orange.