Monday, May 02, 2011

Echo Park Stories and Enchiladas fundraiser to benefit Elysian Heights Elementary School

On Saturday, May 7, the Friends of Elysian Heights and the Echo Park Improvement Association will host "Echo Park Stories and Enchiladas," a fundraiser to benefit Elysian Heights Elementary School. The event will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Elysian Heights Elementary (1562 Baxter Street).

Admission is free and enchilada plates will be sold for $5. There will also be live music and a silent auction.

This fundraiser will directly support the Elysian Heights School and Community Garden, which provides an opportunity to enhance students' outdoor education and promote healthy lifestyles.

Community volunteers are welcome. Please contact if you are interested in helping the day of the event or have something to donate to the silent auction, have an interesting Echo Park story you would like to share, or if you have any questions about the event.