WHAT: Rio Hondo College will host an evening orientation program for first-year students and their families. The event – with sessions to be conducted in English and Spanish – will provide information on financial aid, student resources and how families can help support their children as they begin their higher-education journey.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015

WHERE: Rio Hondo College Wray Theater, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier

DETAILS: The event includes a light dinner and raffles for book vouchers. Online registration is available at www.go-rio.eventbrite.com or by phone at (562) 463-4693.