LA HABRA – The La Habra Art Association will hold the spring social fundraiser, “Kookie Cookies,” at 7p.m. Thursday at 215 N. Orange St. Participants can bring cookies in packages of six, plus one dozen to share for a cookie exchange. You take home as many packages of cookies as you brought. A donation of $15 is requested. All proceeds support the association’s activities. Coffee, tea and cookies will be served. For more information, call (562) 691-9739. Vendors can rent a 10-foot-by-10-foot outdoor space for $25. All the proceeds will go toward the purchase of playground equipment for the school. For more information, call (562) 818-3123. Community open house slated WHITTIER -Tri-Cities Regional Occupational Program, 12519 Washington Blvd., will host its annual community open house from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. View students’ work, meet faculty and tour the facilities. For more information, call (562)698-9571. Mayor to host prayer breakfast LA HABRA – The 25th annual La Habra Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will begin at 6:16 a.m. May 3 in the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd. This year’s theme is “America, Unite in Prayer.” The featured speaker will be Judge Gregg Prickett. The breakfast buffet will be served from 6:15 to 6:50 a.m. The program begins at 7 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of the Highlander. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased by calling Brian Burgess, (562) 697-7000, or (714) 879-7000. Or mail a check payable to Kiwanis Club, c/o La Habra Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, 800 S. Beach Blvd., Suite A, La Habra, CA 90631. Tutoring training sessions offered WHITTIER – The Whittier Area Literacy Council offers training sessions for residents interested in becoming certified literacy and English as a Second Language tutors. Training sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday and May 12 and 19 at the Whittier Area Literacy Council Center, 12911 Hadley St. A $15 donation is required. For more information, call (562) 698-6598. Golf classic to raise money for college WHITTIER – Reservations are still being taken for Purple and Gold’s 35th annual golf classic May 7 at the Friendly Hills Country Club. A $250 entry fee includes golf cart, tee favor, continental breakfast, box lunch, dinner and a chance to win prizes, including a new car. A four-person scramble will be used. Purple and Gold is a support group that raises funds for men’s and women’s intercollegiate athletic programs at Whittier College. To register, or for more information, call (562)907-4967. – From staff reports160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Cancer lecture set at hospital MONTEREY PARK – “Preventing Cervical Cancer,” a free lecture, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Beverly Hospital Resource Center, 2211 S. Atlantic Blvd., Suite A. For more information, call (323) 725-1519. Carnival space sign-ups under way WHITTIER – Ada S. Nelson Elementary School, 8140 Vicki Drive, is accepting applications from arts, crafts and commercial vendors for its Spring Fling Carnival and Vendor Fair, to be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 19.