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City of Commerce Parks and Recreation Winter 2019 Brochure

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Parks and Recreation Winter 2019 Brochure

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Table of Contents City Council
Hugo A. Argumedo, Mayor
Adult Excursions 9 John Soria, Mayor Pro Tem
Adult Fitness 15 Ivan Altamirano, Councilmember
Brenda Villa Aquatic Center 16 Leonard Mendoza, Councilmember
Camp Commerce 18 Oralia Y. Rebollo, Councilmember
City Facilities and Services
Citywide Special Events 2 The City Council meets every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month
Dance Program 5 in the Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m.
Family Excursions 13
Miss Commerce 9 City Administrator
Golf 6 Edgar P. Cisneros
Kids Club 13
Library 8 Parks and Recreation Commission
Parks & Community Centers 23 Chris Griego, Chairperson
Special Programs 3
Resident Activity Card 7 Mireya Garcia, Vice Chairperson
Senior Center 4 Joe Aguilar, Commissioner
Snack Bar 20 Laura Perez, Commissioner
Specialty Arts & Crafts 22
Sports Program 12 Esther Zavala, Commissioner
Teen Center 14
Youth Programs 10 The Parks and Recreation Commission meets every 1st Thursday of
8 each month in the Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m.

Senior Citizens Commission
Raul Elenes, Chairperson

Alexander Ortiz, Vice Chairperson
Carmen Barragan, Commissioner

Mary Gibson, Commissioner
Jose Zambrano, Commissioner

The Senior Citizens Commission meets every 1st Wednesday of each
month in the Council Chambers at 12:30 p.m.

Youth Advisory Commission
Tony Trandafir, Chairperson
Amber Cebreros, Vice Chairperson

Carlos Mendoza, Commissioner

The Youth Advisory Committee meets every 1st Monday of each month
in the Teen Center at 7:00 p.m.

Department of Parks and Recreation
Robert Lipton, Director

Adolfo Marquez, Assistant Director

Ed Torres, Layout & Reprographics Design
Cynthia Machuca, Senior Office Specialist
Ernie Cadenas, Recreation Center Supervisor

Lisa Macias, Senior Office Specialist


Special Services City Hall Department of
Parks and Recreation
2535 Commerce Way (323) 887-4434
On a first-come, first-served sign up basis, meeting rooms and 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
shelters are available for rental at all four City of Commerce Monday - Friday
parks. Shelters are open to the public, with residents receiving Recreation Administrative Coordinator - Patricia Borunda
priority. Residents are welcome to visit our Commerce Active Net
website for facility availability at Facility Maintenance

Commerce residents with current resident activity cards may (323) 216-9965
reserve a room or shelter for family social activities such as Supervisor - Larry Garcia
birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, showers, etc. Reservations
are made at the Department of Parks and Recreation office. Park and Street
Medians Maintenance
Commerce residents may not use the rooms or shelters for
company picnics or school events. Businesses and (323) 887-4431
organizations located within the City of Commerce may use the Park Maintenance Crew Leaders
meeting room facilities for business purposes only and limited to Pete Dorame & Nick Padilla
Monday thru Friday.
A $50.00 cash or check deposit is required at the time a Facility
Request is submitted and will be refunded if there are no (323) 722-4805 ext. 2225
violations of facility use, rules and regulations. All facility Recreation Program Supervisor - Tina Fierro
requests are subject to approval. Please allow for a minimum of Recreation Coordinator - Adrian Muniz
one-week processing period for approval. We reserve the right
to change and add additional charges to our facilities. Snack Bar Operations

A current Resident Activity Card must be shown at the time the (323) 887-4424
Facility Request is submitted and applicant must be over 21 Food Services Supervisor - Karla Torres
years of age. Meeting rooms and picnic shelters are not
available for rental by outside groups or businesses. Sports Division

TABLES AND CHAIRS 5600 Harbor St. (323) 887-4432
Sports Supervisor - Frank Garcia
Residents with a current Resident Activity Card may reserve a Sports Coordinator - Veronica Hannah
maximum of 25 chairs and 3 tables for weekend use (Thursday -
Monday) on a first-come, first-served sign up basis. Due to Central Receiving
limited supplies, make your reservations early at the Department
of Parks and Recreation office. A $50.00 cash or check deposit 5625 Jillson St. (323) 887-4449
is required at the time the reservation is made. Central Stores Assistant - Charles Springer

Reminder 9.06.022
“Aggressive Animals”

The following is prohibited at all parks and facilities: It shall be unlawful for any person to keep or permit to
Skating/rollerblading, alcohol, bike riding, tackle football, organized remain any dog or other animal that is noisy, aggressive
soccer, skateboarding and unleashed dogs. or dangerous in the presence of human beings, or other
animals, within the limits of any City park or City facility.
2 Dogs or other animals that exhibit characteristics of
aggressive or unpredictable temperament or behavior in
the presence of human beings, other dogs or other
animals, as determined by the department director or City
park staff, will not be permitted at City parks and the
owner/caretaker will be asked to remove such animals.
The failure of the owner/caretaker to comply with such
removal request shall constitute a violation of this chapter.


The City of Commerce Department of Parks and Recreation maintains seven recreational facilities and an aquatic complex. Each
park offers the residents a meeting room with kitchen facility and a variety of activities such as billiards, softball, baseball, T.V.
viewing, volleyball and basketball.

Batres Community Senior Citizens Center
Center/Bandini Park
(The Senior Citizens Center is a
4725 Astor Avenue restricted facility for adults 50 years &
(323) 264-5045 older.)
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 2555 Commerce Way
Monday - Friday (323) 887-4430
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday, Thursday & Friday
Recreation Center Supervisor - Ernie Cadenas 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday
Saturdays, Sundays & major holidays closed.
Brenda Villa Senior Center Supervisor - Ann Berroteran
Aquatic Center
Teen Center
5600 Harbor Street
(323) 887-4404 5107 Astor Avenue
See page 16 for schedule. (323) 264-4665
Aquatic Program Manager - 1:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Rachel Baltierra Monday - Friday

Bristow Park 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday
Closed - Sunday
1466 S. McDonnell Avenue Teen Center Supervisor - Marcus Enriquez
(323) 269-5603
10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Veterans
Monday - Friday Memorial Park
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Recreation Center Supervisor - Laura Logan 6364 Zindell Avenue
(323) 887-4428
Camp Commerce 10:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
465 S. Highway #173 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Lake Arrowhead, CA 92352 Recreation Center Supervisor -
(909) 337-6680 Mary Anne Griego-Talley
Camp Commerce is located in Lake Note: Resident & Industrial resident activity card holders only.
Arrowhead on a 2.2 acre parcel No guests!
and contains 10 two story individual cabins, a lodge with
a pool table, wood burning fire place, dining hall, craft Fines for biking,
facilities, swimming pool and jacuzzi. skating, skateboarding

Rosewood Park At its meeting of May 3, 2011, the City Council approved
amendments to sections 9.06.020 (2) and 9.06.021 (4) of the
5600 Harbor Street Municipal Code, which prohibit bicycling, skate boarding, roller
(323) 887-4427 skating, rollerblading, and similar activities in city parks.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Violators may be subject to fines of $108 for the first offense
Monday - Friday and up to $380 for additional offense.

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
Recreation Center Supervisor - Terry Ann Westmore



Only City of Commerce residents may obtain a Resident Hours to Obtain A Resident Activity Card
Activity Card. The following defines residency.
Residency is defined as: Residents may obtain a Resident Activity Card at the Brenda
1. A residential unit as a house, apartment, or condominium. Villa Aquatic Center during the following hours: Monday thru
Hotel/motels are not included. Friday 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from
Resident is defined as: 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
2. Residents who reside full time in homes located in the City Residents must bring their expired Resident Activity Card.
of Commerce. Minors or adult children attending college are When applying for new cards, residents will need to bring a
eligible for resident cards. California Driver License or Photo I.D. and documents
proving residency in the City. Resident card renewals will cost
Requirements $5.00. Lost cards are subject to a $5.00 charge.

Adults: Any person 18 years and older is considered an adult
and must bring the following: California Driver License/Calif.
ID and current utility bill in their own name with a Commerce
address. Everyone must have a California Drivers License or
California I.D. with their Commerce address on it. (A U.S.
passport may be used to verify the identity.)

Family Members Ages 18 - 27 Resident Card Penalties
living with parents must bring the following:

California Driver License/California ID and one of the
following: current bank statement, current credit card
statement, school registration in your own name with a
Commerce address, or a current pay check stub with a
Commerce address on it. You must come in with your
parent and/or bring in parent’s current utility bill and parent’s
California Driver License or California ID.

Senior Citizens At its meeting of September 7, 2010, the City Council
approved amendments to Chapter 9.06.025 of the Municipal
California Driver License or a California I.D., and a current Code to include penalties for individuals who fraudulently
utility bill. A permanent Resident Activity Card will be issued obtain resident cards, as well as penalties for residents who
to seniors 70 years and older. The permanent resident assist others to fraudulently obtain resident cards. Penalties
activity card must be renewed every 5 years, free of charge. include the revocation of activity cards for one year and
repayment for City services obtained using fraudulent cards.
Non-Resident Grandchildren New provisions include:
of Commerce Residents 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to allow another use of
his/her address for the purpose of establishing a false
Grandparents applying for this card must have a current card residency or to falsely identify him/herself as a resident of the
and bring in reasonable proof of parentage to obtain this card. City of Commerce;
Grandchildren must be 18 years of age or younger to obtain a 2. It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly obtain,
card. Residency expires on their 19th birthday. The original provide, sell, or transfer to others any document for the
birth certificate must be shown for proof of age. purpose of establishing false residency status or applying for
an activity card;
Industrial Activity Card 3. If an individual violates the provisions of these sections, all
Resident Activity Cards held by anyone in the household will
Industrial Residency is defined as: be revoked for a period of one year;
An individual that works for a business or organization located 4. Card holders who obtain resident cards fraudulently or who
within the City of Commerce. Industrial residents may enable others to obtain resident cards fraudulently may be
purchase an I.R.C. for an annual fee of $180.00. The fee is asked to re-pay the City for expenses related to the
pro-rated depending on the month joined. The Industrial Card cardholder’s participation in City recreation programs; and,
holder is entitled to use the physical fitness facilities at the 5. The provisions of this statute shall not preclude prosecution
Brenda Villa Aquatic Center. They are also able to participate under any other statute.
in all adult classes. Annual fee is subject to change.



January April May

Miss Commerce & 46th Annual Garden Show/ Mother/Daughter
Young Man of the Year 2019 Commerce Going Green Garden Tea Time

Applications are now available for the Saturday, April 13, 2019 Saturday, May 4, 2019
Miss Commerce Pageant 2019 at the Rosewood Park Veterans Memorial Park
Department of Parks and Recreation office. 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. $7.50 per person
Applications will be accepted starting Celebrate Earth Day with us. Learn Ages: 6 - 14
Wednesday, January 2 through Friday, with hands-on stations to recycle and 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
January 25, 2019. how to preserve the environment for Come and enjoy an afternoon time of fun,
families. There will be earth-friendly laughter and togetherness as you sip tea
March activities for children and giveaways for and enjoy finger sandwiches, pastries
the whole family. and more. Fun hats and spring themed
59th Annual accessories are encouraged. Any
Miss Commerce Pageant significant female (grandmother, aunt,
friend or babysitter) is welcome to
Saturday, March 9, 2019 accompany your daughter to this event.
The Commerce Casino and Hotel Current resident activity card required for
5:00 p.m. either mother or daughter. Register at
your local park beginning Tuesday, April
Super Hero Day
2, 2019. Space is limited.
Saturday, March 30, 2019
Veterans Memorial Park Summer Day Camp Registration
Ages: 3-10 years
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Free 8:00 a.m.
Fly over to Veterans Memorial Park for a City Hall
fun and adventurous time with your favorite
superheroes. Come dressed and ready to Preschool Graduation
learn how to use your superpowers. A
keepsake photo and a snack will be Saturday, May 11, 2019
provided. Wear comfortable shoes to play. 9:00 a.m.
Register at your local park beginning Veterans Memorial Park
Thursday, March 7, 2019. Current resident
activity card required. Space is limited. A Royal Tea Party June

Saturday, April 27, 2019 Camp Commerce
Ages: 3-5 years Registration - Summer
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019
Ages: 6-10 years 8:00 a.m.
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Council Chambers
The table is set for the King, Queen Registration is for family weeks and
and all their little Princes and family weekends only. You may register
Princesses. Come and enjoy story for all other sessions at City Hall
time, tea & cookies and a keepsake beginning Monday, June 3, 2019.
photo. Dress as your favorite prince or
princess or in your formal attire, and Swim Lesson
enjoy some quality time with our royal Registration - Summer
court. Register at your local park
beginning Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Saturday, June 8, 2019
Space is limited. 8:00 a.m.
Rosewood Park Meeting Room




Park Program Youth Ceramics
Winter/Spring 2019 & Pottery

Ages 6 - 12 Ages 8-11
Monday through Friday This is a fun & educational class for youth interested in
Winter January 14 - March 15, 2019 working with clay. The instructor will teach you how to
Spring March 18 – May 31, 2019 build and create unique pieces of art.
Join us for some afterschool FUN. Tuesdays: 4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
Rosewood and Veterans Park Bandini and Bristow Park Fee: $5.00 for 9 weeks of classes.
Winter Class will begin Jan.7, 2019 and end on
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. March 4, 2019
Spring Class will begin April 1, 2019 and end on
Winter May 27, 2019
Registration will be held on the first day of class.
Mondays A current resident activity card is required for
Indoor Games registration.
*All class times and dates are subject to change.
Tuesdays Instructor: Beatriz Jaramillo
Arts & Crafts
Science The City of Commerce Department of Parks and
Recreation is offering an “After School Kids Club”
Thursdays which is an afterschool program for young students, K
Cooking/Baking thru 8th grades enrolled at Rosewood Park School and
students enrolled at Bandini Elementary School grades
Fridays 1st thru 5th. Other schools are welcomed.
Board/Video Game Challenge
Upon dismissal from school, students who are
Spring registered in the program are met by trained City staff
at a designated location at the school. The group of
Mondays students and staff walk to Rosewood Park from
Outdoor Games Rosewood Park School or are shuttled from Bandini
Elementary School, where they are offered a snack,
Tuesdays recreational activities and homework study time until
Science they are picked up by the authorized parent/guardian.
Children are encouraged to participate in park
Wednesdays programs and league sports.
Arts & Crafts
After School Kids Club is conducted every school day
Thursdays (AFKC is not conducted on holidays or teacher
Cooking/Baking in-service days), Monday thru Friday, afterschool until
6:00 p.m. Kids Club brochures are available at your
Fridays school or park office.
The Challenge (Tournament Style)
For more information, call Rosewood Park
(323) 887-4427.

Cost: Residents $30.00 per week
Industrial Residents $50.00 per week



It’s time to journey with family and friends to discover how beautiful our state is. We have two fantastic trips planned this season.
Register at the Department of Parks and Recreation office. You must be 18 yrs. or older to register.
All excursions depart from the City Hall parking lot. Cancellations must be made 72 business hours prior to the excursion in order
to receive a refund. Excursions will be cancelled if a minimum of 20 participants are not enrolled 48 hours prior to the excursion

Taste of Solvang Old Town San Diego/ Sea Port Village

Join us for a unique experience in the quaint Danish town Spend your morning in Old Town San Diego where you can
of Solvang on a day featuring, bakers, winemakers, browse the novelty shops and boutiques and tour the historic
brewers, distillers, and artisans showcasing the bounty of roots of San Diego. We will also head to Sea Port Village where
Santa Barbara wine country. you can stop by the village stores, eat at the delicious restaurants
Saturday, March 16, 2019 or walk along the shore enjoying a view of the Coronado Bridge.
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019
Cost: Free Cost: Free
Registration begins Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Registration begins Tuesday, March 19, 2019


Ready to spend some quality time with your family? Then join us! We have 3 fun-filled family excursions planned for your
pleasure. Register at the Department of Parks and Recreation office. Excursions depart from the City Hall west parking lot.
Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Cancellations must be made at least 72 business hours
prior to the excursion in order to receive a refund. Excursions will be cancelled if a minimum of 20 participants are not enrolled 48
hours prior to the excursion date.

Irvine Spectrum 2019 Chalk Art Festival Family Camp Out

Enjoy a day at the Spectrum with a movie, Bring the family out to watch Join us for our 3rd annual overnight campout at

snack, or dessert. For those with a hearty artists transform pavement Bandini Park. Enjoy the holiday weekend by

appetite, enjoy a meal at one on the many into a bright and colorful participating in fun games and activities. Hot

restaurants. You can also shop till you drop at street gallery. dogs, hot chocolate and s’mores will be served to

this beautiful outdoor shopping center. Don’t Saturday, April 13, 2019 all registered participants. You may sleep out

forget to take a ride on the giant Ferris Wheel Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. under the stars or bring your own tent.

or climb the new 18 foot Luckey Climber Cost: Free Sunday, May 26, 2019, 12:00 noon -

before you head home. Registration begins Monday, May 27, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

Saturday, February 23, 2019 Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Cost: FREE

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration begins Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Cost: Free Space is limited.

Registration begins Tuesday, January 22, 2019



Teen Center Both computer and video game usage requires Calligraphy
the following:
5107 Astor Ave 1. Current Resident Activity Card Express yourself by learning the
Commerce, CA 90040 2. Teen Center rules and regulations contract art of calligraphy.
(323) 838-4246 signed by parents and kept on file at the Teen Tuesdays
Center Supervisor: Marcus Enriquez Center. (Contracts available at the Teen 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. (Pre Teens) &
Center). 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. (Teens)
Hours of Operation
Recreational Games Baking 101
Monday - Wednesday 1:30-8:30 p.m.
Thursday 12:30-8:30 p.m. We also have the classics, such as Skee Ball, Learn the basics of baking. You will
Friday 1:30-9:00 p.m. Pool, Ping-Pong, Air Hockey, Table Hockey and learn how to make cakes, bread,
Saturday & Sunday closed all the latest board games. pies, and cookies from scratch.
Ages: 11 years - High School Seniors 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the
Show us your skills on our basketball court or Month
Youth Advisory Commission volleyball court. 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Check with Teen
Center for menu.
The Y.A.C. Commission meetings are held Classes and
on the 1st Monday of each month at the Programs
Teen Center at 7:00 p.m. The Y.A.C.
Commission deals with teen issues. All
teens and pre-teens are encouraged to
attend these meetings.

Teen Center Van Shuttle (All Classes begin the week of iCare
January 14, 2019)
A van is provided to shuttle Pre-Teens and Teen Center programs are open to youth ages Ever wonder what happens inside
Teens from all parks to the Teen Center. 11- High School Seniors, unless otherwise your body? Come and learn about
Hours of operation are: specified. All programs, activities, and fees are how health, nutrition, and fitness
Monday, Wednesday & Friday subject to change. affect how you look and feel. Learn
1:30 - 8:15 p.m. how to build muscle, get toned,
Thursday 12:30 - 8:30 p.m. First Things First! and have energy throughout the
All Teens must return to their local parks day.
by 8:15 p.m. Homework helpers will be provided afterschool Wednesdays and Fridays
Call the Teen Center from your local park to assist teens/pre-teens with their homework. 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
for pick up. We will also take them to the local library to get
the resources needed for projects and reports. The Chef’s Club
Computer Craze Monday - Wednesday
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Enter the world of culinary arts
Come surf the net!! The Teen Center is through cooking.
equipped with computers available for Drum Basics Mondays
homework projects or on-line services. 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Computers are available during Come join us in learning the fundamentals of Check with Teen Center for menu.
Teen Center hours. See below for special drumming in a fun and friendly environment.
requirements to operate computers. Drumsticks and pads will be provided.
Video Games 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

The Teen Center is equipped with two
Sony PlayStation 4’s, Wii U, X-Box one,
along with the latest games like Fortnite,
COD, Just Dance and Smash Bros. Join
us to prove you’re the best with weekly


Girlology Club The Arts at the Teen Center

Come out and join Girls Club. We not only Unplugged Dance
do girly things like mani’s & pedi’s, but we
also get our hands dirty and do volunteer Have fun learning jazz techniques and jazz dances. We put on our own student
work & learn about the environment with choreographed productions as well as perform for outside events.
going green projects. We are a well bal- All levels welcome. This class will be taking trips to see dance performances.
anced club that also takes time to learn Mondays & Wednesdays
about the environment, education, current 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
events and resume building. Learn the Ages: 11 - High School Seniors
meaning of “Girl Code” and friends who
rock and friends who need to roll. Unplugged Performing Arts
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Come be a part of our musical/drama theatre group. Explore acting, singing, and
dancing while creating friendships. Anyone interested in building a stage, making
Adventure Club show props, or being a part of our stage crew is welcomed.
Come and try it all!!
Road trip!!!! Do you like having fun in the Tuesdays & Thursdays
great outdoors, taking road trips and just 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
getting out of the house? Then the Ages: 11 - High School Seniors
adventure club is for you. It’s everything
from hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, Little Performers
camping, traveling and more! Come join
us on our adventures! Come be a part of our little musical theatre group. Explore acting, singing, and
Fridays dancing while creating friends.
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Man vs. Wild Ages: 5 - 12

Come learn the art of survival in the Ukulele Class
wilderness and urban areas.
Mondays Let’s strum up some fun and learn how to play the ukulele. Get to know the ukulele
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. basics and learn a song or too. Classes will take place during Christmas, Easter,
and summer break.
Teen Clubs & Pre-Teen Clubs
Easter Break
Be a part of the fun and join your local
Teen or Pre-Teen club today. Each park April 15 - 22, 2019
has a Teen & Pre Teen Club. The Clubs Look for our upcoming special flyer announcing our Easter Break activities and trips.
meet once a week and plan activities,
community service projects, and trips. Be
a part of the fun and join your local Teen
or Pre-teen club today. Your local parks
are Bandini, Bristow, Rosewood and
Veterans Park.
Check with your local park for your clubs
dates and times of their meetings.

College for Teens

The Teen Center will be taking college
tours throughout the year. We will be
going to UCLA, USC, Cal Poly Pomona,
Cal State LA, Cal State Dominguez Hills,
East Los Angeles College, Rio Hondo
College, Cerritos College, LA Trade Tech,
and many more.
Please call us if you are interested in
participating in the college tours.
6:00 p.m.



Winter Session: One Day Specialty Classes
January 7 through the week of March 11, 2019.
Spring Session: Lucky Shamrock Wreath
April 1 through the week of June 3, 2019.
Come and enjoy the fun as we create this one of a kind clever wreath.
Class registration will be held on the first day of Bandini Park
class. All classes must have 10 registered Saturday, March 2, 2019
participants and maintain a minimum of seven 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
participants throughout the 10 week program or Residents: $10.00 Non-residents: $22.00
the class will discontinue. A current resident Instructor: Denise Barajas
activity card is required for registration.
All participants must be 16 years or older. Hair Bow Class

Adult Scrap Booking Come and learn how to make a variety of unique hair bows for various holidays.
Bandini Park
Scrapbooking is still the leading hobby today. Saturday, April 6, 2019
In this class you will learn many different 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
techniques using a variety of different tools. Residents: $8.00 Non-residents: $20.00
Bandini Park Instructor: Randi Villalobos
Tuesdays: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Residents: $20.00 Embroidery Loom Vintage Frame
Non-residents: $50.00
Instructor: Denise Barajas This class that will leave you with an open end of possibilities for the use of an
embroidery loom.
Stamp Studio Bandini Park
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Come see what amazing things you can make 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
with the art of rubber stamping. Learn various Residents: $8.00 Non-residents: $20.00
techniques working with stamps. Instructor: Pat Wetton
Bandini Park
Thursdays: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Residents: $20.00
Non-residents: $50.00
Instructor: Yolanda Boone Matas

Ceramics, Wheel Throwing
& Sculpting

Grasp the skills necessary to create ceramic art
or functional pottery in our well-equipped studio
at Bandini Park. Expand your creativity and
create your own work of art. This class is
geared toward beginners to fine artists.
Morning classes:
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Instructor: Beatriz Jaramillo
Evening classes:
Mondays & Wednesdays: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
$20.00 materials fee
Instructor: Beatriz Jaramillo




Registration for all dance classes are on January 14, 2019
Bandini Park at 6:00 p.m.
All classes start the week of January 21, 2019 (no class on Jan. 21, MLK Day)
July 8 - August 4 (no class)
Dance Recital is scheduled for April 7, 2019 at The Commerce Casino and Hotel

Tap and Ballet Tiny Dancers Ballet Folklorico

Instructor: Evelynn Rodriguez Instructor: Jessica Le Cheminant Instructor: Ariadna Cervantes-Lopez
Classes held at Bandini Park Classes held at Bandini Park Classes held at Bristow Park
Tap and Ballet 1 Wednesdays: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Beginners
Mondays & Wednesdays: 5:15 - 6:00 p.m. Ages 3 - 5 yrs. Tuesdays: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Ages 4 - 6 yrs. Intermediate
Tap and Ballet 2 Recreation Jazz Fridays: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Mondays & Wednesdays: 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Advanced
Ages 7 - 10 yrs. Instructor: Anthony Gutierrez Thursdays: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Classes held at Bandini Park Ages 5 - 17 yrs.
Recreation Jazz 1
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 5:30 - 6:15: p.m.
Ages 5 - 8 yrs.
Recreation Jazz 2
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:15 - 7:00 p.m.
Ages 9 - 13 yrs.


Monthly Golf Cash will no longer be accepted on the day March 21, 2019
Tournament of the tournament, checks only! Please
make check payable to the City of Stateline Primm, Primm, NV
Adults only, must provide your own clubs. Commerce. You may call the Sports office Details to follow
Transportation provided for most or the Parks & Recreation Department
tournaments. office and pay in advance with a credit April 13, 2019
card. You can also register on-line at
Register for tournaments at the City of Redhawk Golf Course, Temecula, CA
Commerce Department of Parks and Applications will be accepted until First Tee: 9:00 a.m.
Recreation office or the Sports office. tournament is filled. Registration Date: 3/11/19 Cost: $73
See below for registration dates.
Registration for Residents begins at Commerce Golf Club Liaison: Edward Cruz May 11, 2019
8:30 a.m.
Non-residents register at 10:00 a.m. January 12, 2019 Ojai Valley Inn, Ojai, CA
First Tee: 9:30 a.m.
Spaces are limited to 52, on a first-come, Anaheim Hills Golf Course, Anaheim, CA Registration Date: 4/8/19 Cost: $89
first-served basis. First Tee: 9:00 a.m.
To be placed on the golf mailing list, Registration Date: 12/10/18 Cost: $74 June 1, 2019
please contact the Sports Office at
(323) 887-4432 February 9, 2019 Griffith Park - Harding Course, Los
Angeles, CA
Temecula Creek Inn, Temecula, CA First Tee: 10:00 a.m.
First Tee: 9:00 a.m. Registration Date: 5/6/19 Cost: $69
Registration Date: 1/14/19 Cost: $74

All prices are subject to change. The City of Commerce is not responsible for any injuries, loss of any personal 13
property or damages by said players.
Note: Once you have signed up, you are responsible for that spot. If you cannot attend, it is up to you to find a
replacement or pay the fees.


Registration and Procedures Karate (Nippon Kenpo)

Parents can register their child at their local park during each sports Gain self confidence, coordination and discipline by learning the art of
sign-up period. Please have your child’s current resident activity card karate. Classes are taught by certified instructors. A waiver form must
when registering. The following are the sports registration policies for be filled out for each participant.
the Department of Parks and Recreation: Rosewood Park Meeting Room
• Once you register your child with a park team, you cannot withdraw Mondays & Wednesdays: 6:45 - 8:45 p.m.
their name and sign-up at another park. Beginners - advanced
• If a team is full, you have the option of either placing your child on an 5 yrs - adults
interest list or signing them up at another park. You cannot do both. 1st session registration: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
• A participant can only play in his/her age division. However, a Classes run from January, 2019 - June, 2019
considerably skilled participant may play up a division by parental 2nd session registration: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
request, but only after the child has been evaluated by the sports Classes run from July, 2019 - December, 2019
division. Current resident activity card required
• If you register your child and there is not enough participants in their Instructor: Manuel Prieto
specific division to form a team, you will have the option to place them Assistant Instructor: Adrian Abellera
in the same division of the opposite gender or in the same division but
at a different park. Boxing

Non-resident students from within the MUSD school boundary, Our boxing program is designed to assist in developing self confidence,
non-resident students who attend LAUSD schools within a 3 mile self control, self discipline, boxing skills and physical conditioning.
radius of Bristow Park, and children of Industrial residents are eligible Competition is arranged by experience and skill level.
to sign up for youth sports. Current resident activity card required
Bristow Park
Youth Winter Basketball Registration: Monday - Thursday: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Ages: 8 - 19
Registration begins: Register now. 1st session registration: Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Practices begin: Monday, January, 7, 2019 Classes run from January, 2019 - June, 2019
League begins: Monday, February 4, 2019 2nd session registration: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Boys & Girls ages: 7-17 Classes run from July, 2019 - December, 2019
Hot Shot Basketball - Boys & Girls ages 4½ - 6 Instructor: Alfonso Marquez
Eligible Non-residents Assistant Instructor: Lily Magana
Call (323) 263-2688 after 4:00 p.m. for more information.
Youth Baseball & Softball
Adult Co-Ed Spring/Summer Slo-Pitch League
Registration begins: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 6:00 p.m.
Practices begin: Monday, April 8, 2019 Registration: Monday, February 18, 2019
League begins: Monday, May 6, 2019 League begins: Monday, March 11, 2019
Boys & Girls ages: 7-17 League fees: $250.00 to register and a $15.00 officials fee at each
Hot Shot T-Ball - Boys & Girls ages 4½ - 6 game.
Register at the Department of Parks & Recreation office.
For more information call the sports office (323) 887-4432. For more details, call the Sports office (323) 887-4432



In the interest of both child and participant, Step Aerobics H.I.I.T (High Intensity Intervals
children under the age of 14 years are not Training)
allowed in adult classes. Mixed Levels
All classes are co-ed. Bandini Park Veterans Memorial Park
Tuesday & Thursday & Friday Ages 18+
Registration 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Instructor: Guillermina Maldonado Monday & Wednesday
Register at your local Park. Residents 6:15 - 7:15 p.m
have 1 week to register before classes are Bristow Park 7:30 - 8:30 p.m
open to non-residents. Please refer to the Monday & Wednesday Instructor: Ray Zamora Jr.
exercise class registration dates. Classes 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
are free to residents with a current resident Friday Tuesday & Thursday
activity card. Classes are 10 week sessions 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. (new morning class)
and are subject to change. Stand by: Instructor: TBA Instructor: TBA
Resident must have a current resident 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
activity card on hand or a picture of their Rosewood Park 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
resident activity card on a phone. $2.00 fee Tuesday & Thursday Instructor: Ray Zamora Jr.
per class for non-residents and residents 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
without current resident activity card. Instructor: Guillermina Maldonado Saturday
8:00 - 9:00 a.m
Winter Registration Veterans Memorial Park Instructor: Ray Zamora Jr.
Tuesday & Thursday
Begins on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Adult Water Exercise Class
10:00 a.m. Instructor: TBA
Classes begin week of January 21, 2019 Brenda Villa Aquatic Center
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Spring Registration Cardio Kickboxing 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Non-residents $5.00
Begins on Monday, March 18, 2019 at Veterans Memorial Park
10:00 a.m. Tuesday & Thursday Youth
Classes begin week of April 1, 2019 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Fitness Class
Instructor: Jessica Le Cheminant
Summer Registration Kids-ercise
Begins on Monday, May 27, 2019 at Ages 5-11
10:00 a.m. Veterans Memorial Park Rosewood Park
Classes begin week of June 10, 2019 Monday & Wednesday Tuesday & Thursday
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
All classes are for participants 14 Years & Instructor: Guillermina Maldonado Instructor: Jessica Le Cheminant
older except for H.I.I.T (18 years and older) For more information call 323-887-4434
Rosewood Park
Tuesday & Thursday
7:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Instructor: Paulina Zamudio

Veterans Memorial Park
Monday & Wednesday
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Paulina Zamudio


Bristow Park
Monday & Wednesday
7:15 - 8:15 p.m.
Instructor: Guillermina Maldonado


* The Brenda Villa Aquatic Center reserves the right to change hours or
close the facility as needed, especially for sporting events being hosted
at the City of Commerce Brenda Villa Aquatic Center.

Entrance Fees

Resident (with a current resident activity card): Free
Resident (without a current resident activity card): $3.50
Non-resident (All ages): $3.50
Handicapped (with valid proof): $1.00
Senior Citizens (50 & Older): $1.00

Recreational Swimming

Monday thru Friday: 3:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Closed evenings
Ages: 7 & older
Children under 7 years of age or less than 4 feet tall must be
accompanied by an adult. The Brenda Villa Aquatic Center reserves
the right to change hours as necessary.

Lap Swimming

Monday thru Friday:
6:00 - 8:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Ages: 18 yrs. & older

The Brenda Villa Aquatic Center has two indoor Dry Heat Saunas
swimming pools, male and female locker room &
shower facilities, dry heat saunas, physical fitness Monday - Friday: 6:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
rooms, children’s wading pool and built in stadium Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
seating for 240. Regulation swim suits are required. Adults only - 18 yrs. and older.
Regulation swim suits are those designed to be worn in Current resident activity card required.
water and are made of synthetic materials only. Shirts
are prohibited and swim diapers are required for all Physical Fitness Center
Facilities may be closed due to inclement weather or The Physical Fitness Center is open to Commerce Residents at no
poor attendance. charge and Industrial Residents that have paid the annual membership
fee. The physical fitness center is equipped with various physical
development and body toning equipment.
Industrial membership is prorated for a year’s period.
Residents and Industrial Residents must wear their current resident
activity card on their gym attire when using the Fitness Center and
must bring a hand towel to clean equipment after use.
Monday thru Friday:
5:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Ages: 16 & older

Adult Swim Lessons

Monday & Wednesday: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
$10.00 Residents - per person per month.
$24.00 Non-residents - per person per month.
Registration for residents is one week prior to the month of lessons.
Non-residents may register 72 hours prior to the first class.

16 Classes begin in January. Classes will be canceled if a minimum of 6
students are not enrolled for each class.

Children’s Swim Lessons

Register in person at the Brenda Villa Aquatic lobby.
Participants must show a current resident activity card.
Wristbands will be placed on the individual’s wrist by staff between
5:00 - 5:30 p.m. Those that arrive after 5:30 p.m. will be placed on a
waiting list and allowed to register after all those with wristbands have
registered, if sessions are open. Numbers are drawn randomly.
Registration will take place on Thursday, March 28 and Thursday,
April 25 at 5:00 p.m.
Fee is $6.00 for a month session. Classes are offered in half hour
periods on Mondays & Wednesdays from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. and
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. Child may only
participate in one session per month.
Classes will be cancelled if a minimum of 4 students are not enrolled
for each class.

Classes and Teams

Adult Water Exercise United States Water Polo

An Adult Water Exercise Program designed to improve your range of Interested in learning the sport of Water Polo?
movement in neck, arms, back and leg areas. If you are, then sign up for our Water Polo program.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: You will be introduced to the sport and learn basic
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. rules and skills. The City also sponsors a highly
Fees competitive National and International Men’s &
Residents: Free, with current resident activity card. Women’s U.S. Water Polo Program:
Non-residents: $5.00 18 & Under (Both Men & Women)
Non-resident Seniors: $2.50 16 & Under (Both Men & Women)
For more information contact the Brenda Villa Aquatic Center at 14 & Under (Boys)
(323) 887-4404. Class is limited to 46. 14 & Under (Girls)
12 & Under (Boys)
Pre-Competitive Swim 12 & Under (Girls)
10 & Under (Mixed Teams)
This class is designed as a bridge between swim lessons and the Workouts:
Competitive Aquatic Team. Participants must be at least 6 years old Tuesdays & Thursdays: 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.
and be able to swim 25 yards using freestyle, backstroke, A current resident activity card is required.
breaststroke, and butterfly, and have passed level 4. Instruction will
focus on improving stroke technique and learning skills necessary for Adaptive Aquatics Swim Lessons for
competitive swimming. Youth
Cost: $15.00 per month
Workouts: If you have a child with adaptive abilities and would
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: like for them to learn how to swim, please contact
4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Beginners the Aquatics Program Manager at (323) 887-4404 to
4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Advanced be placed on an interest list.

Competitive Aquatic Teams Private Swim Lessons

The City provides sponsorship of City Residents in the Aquatic If you have a child or adult interested in taking
Competitive Teams. private swim lessons, please contact the Brenda
Villa Aquatic Cashier at (323) 887-4404 to be placed
United States of America Swimming Team on an interest list. Private lessons are one-on-one
instruction. Lessons are $20 per half hour and
The competitive aquatic team is open to Commerce Residents ages scheduled according to availability.
5-18 years and under the direction of certified United States
Swimming Coaches. Tryouts are held twice a year on the last Friday 17
in August and first Friday in February. Participants must be able to
swim 25 yards using each of the competitive strokes: butterfly, back,
breast, and free.
Workouts: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays:
4:00 - 7:00 p.m. (subject to change)
A current resident activity card is required.




Clubs BINGO • Non-residents will be enrolled on trips where

Auld Lang Syne Club Wednesdays & Fridays: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. space is available 72 hours prior to the trip.
2nd and last Wednesday of the month
at 10:30 a.m. Play bingo for a variety of prizes. • Transportation pick up locations are:

Senior Center Staff Cost: $.25 cents per card or 5 cards for Bristow Park - BP, Southeast - SE,
Sponsored Club Meeting
1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month $1.00, per session. There will be no Teen Center - TC, Senior Center - SC
at 10:30 a.m.
bingo if it conflicts with a special event.
Commerce Senior Citizens Club Rose Parade Floats & Breakfast
Last Tuesday of each month
at 4:00 p.m. Chi Gong Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Social Club Mondays 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. BP 6:00 a.m., SE 6:15 a.m.,
Every Friday at 10:30 a.m.
except the second Friday of Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. TC 6:30 a.m., SC 6:45 a.m.
each month at 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Instructor: Nelson Ong Return time: 2:00 p.m.
Social Drop in Times
Movie Cost: $5.00 refundable deposit and $15.00
Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thursdays 12:30 p.m. entrance fee.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Come and examine the beautiful floral Rose
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Latin Dance and Social Hour Parade floats up close and personal. Take the
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. time to admire and praise the workmanship
Saturdays, Sundays and Instructor: Katalina Beltran and hours it takes to craft these elegant
major Holidays closed. designs. After the floats we will be stopping to

Seasonal Dances Arts & Crafts have some breakfast around Pasadena.

Please call the Senior Center The Grammy Museum and The Grove
for details.
Fees may apply for program supplies. Thursday, February 7, 2019
Special Interest BP 9:15 a.m., SE 9:30 a.m.,
Crochet Class TC 9:45 a.m., SC 10:00 a.m.
Arthritis Exercise Class Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Return time: 5:00 p.m.
Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays Instructor: Mary Anne Perez Cost: $5.00 refundable deposit and $11.95
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. museum entrance fee.
Class is sponsored by the Arthritis Watercolor Class Learn about some of music’s most influential
Foundation. Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. and greatest artists of our time at The
Instructor: Veronica Rueda Instructor: Randi Villalobos Grammy Museum. The museum will be
Please see staff for cost showcasing a Johnny Cash exhibit with
Tuesdays & Thursdays Sports photographs and stories of the late great
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. singer. Once finished, we will head to The
Wednesday evenings Grove for some lunch.
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Katalina Beltran Bowling Los Cerritos Center Shopping/Movie/Lunch
Monday 12:15 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019
20 15 week sessions BP 9:00 a.m., SE 9:15 a.m.,
Fee: $8.50, includes shoes. TC 9:30 a.m., SC 9:45 a.m.
Return time: 4:00 p.m.
Softball (Seasonal) Cost: $5.00 refundable deposit
If you are interested in playing softball Shop till you drop, or eat till you’re stuffed!
and/or going bowling, please call the Join us for a day at the Cerritos Mall where
Sports office at (323) 887-4432. you can treat yourself to a movie or a new
article of clothing.
Ontario Mills Mall
Commerce Residents over 50 yrs. may Thursday, March 7, 2019
participate on trips co-sponsored by the BP 8:00 a.m., SE 8:15 a.m.,
Senior Citizens Commission and the TC 8:30 a.m., SC 8:45 a.m.
Parks and Recreation Department. All Return time: 7:00 p.m.
non-residents will be charged a $5.00 Cost: $5.00 refundable deposit
transportation fee. There are many stores to shop at discounted
Contact the Senior Citizens Center for prices. Take a break and fill your belly at one
information at (323) 887-4430. of the many restaurants or food court eateries.
If shopping is not your thing you can watch a
movie at AMC Theater.

California Science Center & Grand Del Mar Racetrack Cinco de Mayo Lunch and Fiesta

Central Market and San Juan Capistrano Friday, May 3, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019 Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Resident TBA, Non-resident TBA
BP 9:00 a.m., SE 9:15 a.m., BP 10:15 a.m., SE 10:30 a.m., Come celebrate the Mexican victory over France.
Gentlemen bring out your sombreros, guayaberas, and
TC 9:30 a.m., SC 9:45 a.m. TC 10:45 a.m., SC 11:00 a.m. sarapes; while the beautiful ladies come in their flowered
dresses or skirts and blouses. Enjoy traditional sounds
Return time: 6:00 p.m. Return time: 10:00 p.m. and food from Mexico.

Cost: $5.00 refundable deposit Cost: $5.00 refundable deposit Special Services

Come join us for a fun day filled with We’re off to the races! Bet on Los Angeles County Food Bank
wonder and awe at the California 2nd Wednesday of each month.
your lucky horses and have a
Science Center. Explore a kelp forest great time at the Del Mar
and its wildlife, or see how the human Racetrack. After all the fun and
body functions and sustains itself.
laughter, we will be stopping in
The California Science Center will be San Juan Capistrano for a
featuring the exhibit “Dogs! A Science delightful dinner.
Tail”, where you can learn the history,

science, and role these furry friends Special Events 9:00 a.m.
have played to human existence. Income restrictions apply. Currently not accepting new

After a long day of learning, we will applicants until January 2019.

be stopping at Grand Central Market Valentine’s Dance Nutrition Lunch Program and
for a scrumptious meal. Thursday, February 14, 2019 Social Recreation Activities
12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Senior Citizens Center
Old Town San Diego Cost: TBA Monday - Friday: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Friday, May 17, 2019 Let cupid strike or bring your Lunch served at 11:30 a.m.
BP 7:00 a.m., SE 7:15 a.m., honey to enjoy a day of love. Ages 60 & older - $2.25 donation
TC 7:30 a.m., SC 7:45 a.m. There will be great music and Ages: 59 & under - $4.50 donation.
Return time: 6:00 p.m. plenty of people to mingle with Homebound: $2.50
Cost: $5.00 refundable deposit and and dance until your heart’s Reservations for lunch must be made the day
$26.82 for the train ticket. content. before, no later than 1:00 p.m. Call (323) 887-4430.
Choo Choo, all aboard! We will be

taking the Amtrak Train from Anaheim BBQ with Elsie Telephone Reassurance Program
This service provides a regular telephone contact to
to historic Old Town San Diego. Once Thursday, June 13, 2019 check on the safety and well being of a senior adult
living alone. Open to Commerce residents, 50 years of
there you’ll be able to eat, drink, and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. age and older. For more information contact the Senior
Center at (323) 887-4430.
shop at numerous stores and Cost: Resident $5.00,

restaurants. After an excitement filled Non-resident $8.00

day, the Commerce bus will be there You may already know how to

to pick you up and take you home. cook, but do you know how to

Redondo Beach & barbeque? If not, here is your Senior Citizens Ride Assistance Program
Farmer’s Market chance to learn and if you do, The program is designed to provide Commerce
Thursday, May 23, 2019 you may learn a new technique. seniors with transportation to and from the Senior
BP 8:15 a.m., SE 8:30 a.m.,
TC 8:45 a.m., SC 9:00 a.m. Summer Kick Off Center, Monday - Friday, between 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Return time: 3:00 p.m. and Karaoke at the Center (On Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $5.00 refundable deposit Thursday, June 20, 2019 transportation will be provided for seniors to run general
Start your morning off with exercise 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. errands within the City of Commerce). Please make a
on the beach. After you get your Cost: Resident $8.00, reservation at least 24 hours in advance. Only
bones and muscles warmed up, you Non-resident $10 Commerce seniors citizens 50 yrs. & older who cannot
can feed your hunger from one of the Come enjoy a delicious burger drive, do not have any other means of transportation and
many vendors at the farmer’s market and possibly sing a song or who are physically or monetarily unable to use public
or walk down to the fresh seafood two. You may just want to enjoy transportation, are eligible for this ride assistance
the sounds and dance off the program. Call (323) 887-4430 for more information.

market. calories. Medi (Ride)

The Getty Villa & Century City Mall High Tea Time at the Center A service for persons 50 years of age and older for
Thursday, July 18, 2019 Thursday, April 25, 2019
BP 8:15 a.m., SE 8:30 a.m., 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. medical appointments. Special consideration will be
TC 8:45 a.m., SC 9:00 a.m. Cost: Resident $3.00,
Return time: 6:00 p.m. Non-resident $5.00 given to residents who have unusual and special needs
Cost: $5.00 refundable deposit High society hits Commerce.
Wander around The Getty Villa, a Spend the afternoon sipping on because of physical or economic handicaps. This is not
re-creation of an ancient Roman tea with the ladies and noshing
country house, and its various on delectable treats. Pinkies up a life emergency vehicle. Transportation will be offered
gardens and art displays. To end the in your shabby chic, bring a
excursion, we will be stopping at the friend and don’t miss the treats! during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday
Century City Mall for some lunch.
through Friday. First pick up available at 8:00 a.m.

Appointments must be made by 12:00 noon the day

before your medical or health care appointment.

Transportation limited to 12 miles from Commerce.

For further information call Transportation 21
Dept. at (323) 887-4480.



Library Hours Homework Help

Rosewood Library Veterans Library Homework Center Hours
5655 Jillson St. (323) 722-6660 6134 Greenwood Ave. All Libraries
Monday - Thursday, (323) 887-4493/(562) 927-1516 Mondays to Thursdays: 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
10:00 am - 8:00 pm Monday - Thursday, Bandini & Bristow Libraries
Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 1:00 - 8:00 pm Saturdays 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Free Online Homework Help
Bandini Library Elementary, middle, high school and college students with a
2269 S. Atlantic Blvd. Commerce Reads Center Commerce library card can get free help with their homework
(323) 887-4494/(323) 780-1176 5655 Jillson St. online from 1:00 to 10:00 p.m. every day. Begin at
Monday-Thursday, (323) 722-7323, click on “E-Books & Digital Library,” then scroll
1:00 - 8:00 pm Monday - Thursday, down and click on “Live Homework Help.” Enter your
Friday, 10:00 - 5:00 pm 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Commerce library card number to connect with a tutor.
Saturday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Assistance is also available in Spanish.

Bristow Library World Book Encyclopedia Online
1466 S. McDonnell Ave. Students doing research can read and print articles from the
(323) 887-4492/(323) 265-1787 World Book Encyclopedia and other resources online for free.
Monday - Thursday, Begin at, click on “E-Books & Digital
1:00 - 8:00 pm Library,” then scroll down and click on “WORLD BOOK WEB.”
Friday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Enter your Commerce library card number to
Saturday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Library Storytimes

Family Storytime • Veterans Library Wednesdays • Bristow Library Thursdays

begins at 6 pm
• Rosewood Library Mondays • Bandini Library Tuesdays
NOTE: No Storytimes the week of December 24

Toddler Time Friday Friends Preschool Storytime

ages 0-4 years ages 3 - 5 years
Rosewood Library Wednesdays at 11:30 am Bandini Library Fridays at 11:00 am
NOTE: No Toddler Time the week of December 24




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