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first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2 SANTA FE SPRINGS – The Community Playhouse will hold auditions for its production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 17. Auditions will be held at Santa Fe High School Cafe West, 10400 Orr and Day Road. Cast roles are available for performers age 8 and up. The production is a non-equity show, meaning all performers are volunteers. Auditions may last a full day, so it is recommended that those auditioning bring snacks or money for vending machines. The local production is slated to run Aug. 10 to 13 and Aug. 17 to 19. For ticket information, call (562) 863-4896. Junior Theatre to do `Oklahoma!’ WHITTIER – Auditions for the Whittier Junior Theatre All-Star production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! will be held at 7:30 p.m. June 12 and 13 at the Whittier Center Theatre, 7630 Washington Ave. The show is open to youths ages 12 to 18. Persons interested in auditioning should prepare a song to sing. For more information, call (562) 464-3445. Women’s Club offers scholarships SANTA FE SPRINGS – The local Women’s Club offers scholarship opportunities for women returning to complete their college education after or while raising a family. The scholarship is for $500 and is available to Santa Fe Springs residents only. Applicants must be 30 years of age or older and have completed one semester of college. For more information, call (562) 929-9740. Summer Food Program is back WHITTIER – The Summer Food Service Program, through the sponsorship of the Whittier Union High School District, will take place this year at four sites in Whittier and Santa Fe Springs. Free meals will be made available to children under 18 at these sites from June 26 through Aug. 11 in accordance with federal law. Meals will be offered at the following Santa Fe Springs sites on weekdays from noon to 1:15 p.m.: Lakeview Park, 11500 E. Joslin St.; Los Nietos Park, 11143 Charlesworth Road; and Santa Fe Springs Park, 10068 Cedardale Drive. Meals also will be offered from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the Sierra Education Center, 9401 S. Painter Ave. in Whittier. For more information, call the district at (562)698-8121. Unveiling on tap for aquatics center LA MIRADA – Groundbreaking ceremonies for the La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center and the La Mirada Community Sheriff’s Station expansion will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. June 28 at the La Mirada Regional Park. Guests are invited to enjoy musical entertainment, free food, games and a groundbreaking ceremony, which will take place at 6 p.m. An array of city services also will be featured, including a Public Safety exhibit. The new La Mirada Aquatics Center will be finished in summer 2007. The $6 million sheriff’s station expansion will add 2,765 square-feet at the main entrance of the facility for new offices and lockers. For more information, call (562) 943-0131. WHITTIER – The Whittier County Community Coordinating Council has canceled its meeting scheduled for today. The date is election eve and most of the candidates the council was planning to invite have prior commitments. For more information, call (562) 945-0701. `Beauty & Beast’ auditions slated Meeting scheduled at Amigo Park WEST WHITTIER – Amigo County Park is holding a community meeting at 5:30 p.m. June 21 at the park, 5700 S. Juarez Ave. For more information, call (562) 908-4702.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img