LA MIRADA – VFW Post 9148, 13932 Valley View Ave., invites everyone to a shrimp dinner fundraiser at 6 tonight. The donation is $7 per person. For more information, call (562) 941-4097. Symphony concert admission is free WHITTIER – “Accent on Mozart,” the Rio Hondo Symphony’s third free-admission concert of the 2005-06 season, will be performed at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Vic Lopez Auditorium at Whittier High School, 12417 E. Philadelphia St. For more information, call (562) 947-5907. Hospital offers caregivers support MONTEBELLO – Beverly Hospital offers a free caregivers support group for those who provide care to people with cancer, dementia or other major chronic illnesses, at 10 a.m. every Monday at the hospital’s Women’s Pavilion & Breast Center conference room, 309 W. Beverly Blvd. For more information, call (323) 837-3411. Troop to hold pancake breakfast WHITTIER – Boy Scout Troop 438 will hold a fundraising pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday at Murphy Ranch Elementary School, 16021 Janine Drive. A donation of $4 per person is requested; children under 3 are free. Proceeds support troop activities. For more information, call (714) 896-2146. Donations sought for car show WHITTIER – Officials at Whittier Adventist Elementary School, 8841. S. Calmada Ave., are asking for the public’s help in putting on an upcoming car show and family fun day fundraiser set for March 12. Organizers are in need of donations of corn chips, nacho cheese, refried beans, salsa, sour cream, baked goods, ice, veggie burgers, burger buns, paper plates, napkins, plastic utensils, sodas and bottled water. To donate, or for more information, call (562)693-1211. Learn to cook at activity center LA MIRADA – A free cooking class that features recipes for desserts, main dishes and holiday fare is being held free from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through May 16 at the La Mirada Activity Center, 13810 La Mirada Blvd. The class is taught by a Cerritos College instructor. Participants can watch while the dish is prepared and also sample it. For more information, call (562) 902-3160, or visit www.cityoflamirada.org. Grooming tips for cancer patients WHITTIER – Look Good, Feel Better, a free workshop that provides hair, makeup and skin-care tips for women undergoing or recently finished with cancer treatment, will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Whittier branch office of the American Cancer Society, 12401 Washington Blvd. The program, which is facilitated by a licensed cosmetologist, is free, but space is limited and reservations are required. For more information, call (562) 437-0791. Volunteers sought for April events PICO RIVERA – The city is seeking energetic volunteers to assist with two events taking place in the month of April – Family Arts Day and the Bunny Hop Celebration. Volunteer assignments will include helping with set-up, take-down and the operation of the ticket, game and food booths. Anyone interested can pick up an application from 7:30a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Parks and Recreation building, 6767Passons Blvd. For more information, call (562) 801-4430. – From staff reports AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!