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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Winter storms and freezing temperatures have resulted in thousands of uncollected blood and platelet donations.The Red Cross needs you now!

To participate in the blood drive, sign up online at www.redcross.org (sponsor code: WCLEAP), or contact Eva Covarrubias at 562.907.4986.

All participants will receive a voucher for discounted tickets to select LA Kings hockey games. 

Taste of Uptown

Graduates of the Last Decade (G.O.L.D) are invited to enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with fellow Poet alumni at Sage Brewhouse. Cost is $20 per person. Click here to register

Meet the Authors & Bookfaire

Whittier College's annual The Friends of the Shannon Center Meet the Authors & Bookfaire will take place Saturday, Mar. 15, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts.

The Bookfaire is an opportunity to meet great authors, discuss books with other bibliophiles, and enjoy lunch on stage. 

Inside Latin Jazz

The Inside Latin Jazz series continues with a performance on April 17 at 8 p.m. at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are free and open to the public. 

Moderated by flute soloist and Whittier College Professor, Danilo Lozano, this performance will have something everyone will enjoy. 

 

2014 Writer's Festival: Reading and Q&A with Ron Carlson

As part of the Whittier College Writers Festival, author Ron Carlson will be hosting a Reading and Q&A on Tues., April 29 at 7 p.m. at Wardman Library. Admission is free and open to the public. He will also be hosting a Craft Talk before the reading, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

2014 Writer's Festival: Dave Alvin Live in Concert

As part of the Whittier College Writers Festival, Grammy Award-winning artist Dave Alvin will be performing at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts on Sat., April 26, at 8 p.m.

Tickets:
General admission - $30
Students and seniors - $25

2014 Writer's Festival: Reading and Q&A with Joy Harjo

As part of the Whittier College Writers Festival, musician and author Joy Harjo, will be hosting a Reading and Q&A at the Ruth B. Shannon Center on Fri., April 25, at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. She will also be hosting a Craft Talk before the reading, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Ash Wednesday Service

Come join us in celebrating Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. Rev. Scott Katzenberger, from St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, will lead the service. 

2014 Writer's Festival: Reading and Q&A with Ismet Prcic

As part of the Whittier College Writers Festival, Ismet Prcic, author of the award winning SHARDS, will be hosting a Reading and Q&A at the Ruth B. Shannon Center on Thurs., April 24, at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. He will also be hosting a Craft Talk before the reading, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

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