WHITTIER – The City Council will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday to listen to a presentation on what the firm of Moule and Polyzoides, an urban design and planning firm, has learned so far in preparing a new plan for Uptown Whittier. Members of the firm have been meeting with local business groups and others to discuss Uptown Whittier. The next public step will occur from noon to 1 p.m. June 5-8, when the firm will hold public presentations at the Crystal Marquis, 13007 Philadelphia St., Whittier. A final presentation will be held at 2 p.m. June 9, also at the Crystal Marquis. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBasketball roundup: Sierra Canyon, Birmingham set to face off in tournament quarterfinalsSenior Club sets mom `coronation’ SANTA FE SPRINGS – The city’s Good Neighbor Senior Club will host a special “Mother’s Coronation” event from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Neighborhood Center. During the event, women from local organizations will be honored. Tickets for the event, which includes a 50/50 raffle and door prizes, are $7 per person. Advance dance tickets are available Wednesday only from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Neighborhood Center, . For tickets or information, call Ophelia Juarez at (562) 926-4344. Forest tour will view wildflowers 9255 Pioneer Blvd ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST – Wildflowers are the topic of Saturday’s U.S. Forest Service monthly tour in the Angeles National Forest. The tour, led by a naturalist with the Forest Service, will stretch from the upper end of the San Gabriel Canyon to Crystal Lake, looking at wildflower response to elevational change and to disturbance. With the late rains in April and the recent warm weather, the wildflowers should be showing their brilliant colors. The Forest Service encourages families, Scout groups,or anyone interested in their local mountains to attend. The tour is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants should meet at the San Gabriel Canyon Environmental Education Center, 0.7 miles past the East Fork Bridge on Highway 39, above the City of Azusa. Cost is $5 per person. For more information, call (909) 982-2879. Federal employee group to meet WHITTIER – The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees, local chapter 333, will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Palm Park Activity Center, 5703 Palm Ave. A speaker will talk about senior fraud and identity theft. Sack lunches are suggested. Dessert and beverages will be provided. For more information, call (562) 695-2126. Neighborhood Watch meeting WHITTIER – A Neighborhood Watch meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 30 at Telechron School, 11200 Telechron Ave. Los Angeles County representatives will be at the meeting. For more information, call (562) 698-7645. Poetry club to meet Friday LA HABRA – The Poetry Club of the Seasons Senior Center will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friday at 200 W. Whittier Blvd. Poems by local writers, Walt Whitman and others will be read. For more information, call (562) 696-0375, or (562) 690-4806. Beach Bash dance at Activity Center LA MIRADA – A Beach Bash dance will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. June 2 at the La Mirada Activity Center. Guests will enjoy an evening of dancing, refreshments and door prizes. Live music will be provided by Jim Gilman and Associates. Tickets, which are $5 per person, can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information, call (562) 902-3160. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!