Galaxy in the community

Carson, CA - The Los Angeles Galaxy's players and coaching staff will be active in community events throughout Southern California over the course of the next week. The listings below detail the dates and times that members of the club will be appearing in the community during the days ahead. The highlights of the week will be a special appearance by Galaxy defender Chris Aloisi at The Wonder of Reading Program to celebrate the opening of the library at Vermont Avenue School in Los Angeles on Thursday (Sept. 9) and the participation of Carlos Ruiz and Arturo Torres in the Hormel Foods/Mi Sabor Soccer Clinic on Sunday (Sept. 12).

Who: Chris Aloisi
What: The Wonder of Reading Program - Library Opening
When: Thursday, September 9 - 1:30-3:00 pm
Where: Vermont Avenue School
1435 W. 27th Street
Los Angeles, CA

Who: Memo Gonzalez, Jovan Kirovski, Arturo Torres and Sasha Victorine
What: Walnut AYSO Region 624 clinic
When: Thursday, September 9 - 5:00 pm
Where: Walnut Ranch Park
Walnut, CA

Who: Josh Gardner, Andreas Herzog, Joseph Ngwenya, Dan Popik and Peter Vagenas
What: Pasadena AYSO Region 13 clinic
When: Thursday, September 9 - 5:30 pm
Where: Roger Barclay Community Center
La Canada, CA

Who: Chris Albright, Paul Broome, Ned Grabavoy, Kevin Hartman and Ryan Suarez
What: Redondo Beach AYSO Region 34 clinic
When: Thursday, September 9 - 5:30 pm
Where: Alta Vista Park
Redondo Beach, CA

Who: Director of Youth Development Ralph Perez
What: AYSO Region 2 Coaches Clinic
When: Thursday, September 9 - 6:30 pm
Where: Arcadia City Hall
Arcadia, CA

Who: Carlos Ruiz and Arturo Torres
What: Hormel Foods/Mi Sabor Soccer Clinic
When: Sunday, September 12 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Track & Field Stadium - The Home Depot Center
Carson, CA

Who: Chris Albright
What: Mexican Independence Day Festival
When: Sunday, September 12 - 1:00-2:30 pm
Where: Lincoln Park
3501 Valley Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

The Los Angeles Galaxy host their biggest rivals this Saturday as the San Jose Earthquakes make the short trip from Northern California for an important Western Conference match at The Home Depot Center at 7 pm (PT). In addition to what promises to be an electric evening of soccer in Carson, the first 10,000 fans 16 and under attending the game will receive a Galaxy soccer ball. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the Galaxy ticket office toll-free at 1-877-3GALAXY.

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