Holiday boutique slated in Norwalk NORWALK – A free holiday boutique will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Norwalk Senior Center, 14040 San Antonio Drive. Unique hand-crafted items made by more than 70 vendors will be on sale, and entertainment will be provided. For more information, call (562) 929-5580. Bright Medical sets tree-lighting WHITTIER – Bright Medical Associates, 15725 E. Whittier Blvd., will hold its 44th annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. on Nov. 25. The tree contains 2,400 colored light bulbs. For information, call (562) 944-4869. `Black Comedy’ at Rio Hondo WHITTIER – The Rio Hondo College Performing Arts Department will perform Peter Schaffer’s “Black Comedy” – a play of mistaken identities – at 8 p.m. nightly from Dec. 1 to Dec. 4. The play will be performed at the Black Box Theatre on campus, 3600 Workman Mill Road. For more information, call (562)908-3492. Police to begin holiday toy drive WHITTIER – The Police Department kicks off its annual holiday toy drive Sunday. Donations of new toys for needy area children, along with toiletries and supplies for the Women’s and Children’s Crisis Shelter, are being requested. Collection boxes will be placed at the Whittier Police Department, City Hall, the Whittier Community Center, Whittier Senior Center, the Santa Fe Springs Police Services Center and the Whittier Municipal Employees Credit Union. Residents who wish to receive donations can register at the Whittier Police Department through Dec. 18. Residents must meet federal low-income guidelines. For more information, call (562)945-8287. -From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PICO RIVERA – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6315, 4865 Durfee Ave., will hold a fund-raising dance from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The donation is $7 per person. Music will be provided by Brasas. Food will be sold. For more information, call (562) 695-0029. Lam to speak in Montebello MONTEBELLO – Andrew Lam, a syndicated journalist and commentator on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered,” will speak about his new book, “Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora,” at 6:45 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Montebello Public Library, 1550 W. Beverly Blvd. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (323) 722-6551. Eat breakfast at VFW hall SANTA FE SPRINGS – Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3752, 11912 Rivera Road, will hold a breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday to raise funds for area veterans. Two different breakfast menus and side orders of menudo and bloody marys will be offered at the event. For more information, call (562) 698-9059.