LB has two-wheeled activities planned for National Bike Month

In celebration of National Bike Month and to further advance the City’s goal of becoming the most bike-friendly city in America, the City of Long Beach has put together a calendar of activities for Bike Month 2010. The activities featured on the calendar have appeal for cyclists of all ages and skill levels, from the…

Rancho hosting its third tea event for mothers, families

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum (DRAM), 18127 S. Alameda St. in Rancho Dominguez, will host its Third Annual Mother’s Day Tea on Saturday, May 8 from 11am to 1 pm. Attendees can stroll through the rose garden, listen to guitar music and enjoy the story of the Dominguez family as told through music and dance…

Pink Party to kick off Pride weekend downtown

The 3rd Annual Pink Party is set to kick off Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride weekend on Friday, May 14 at 7pm on Pine Avenue between Broadway and Third Street, where an expanded venue will accommodate enhanced entertainment and an anticipated record-breaking crowd.

Public invited to watch grunion spawn at Cabrillo Aquarium

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium will be offering a “Meet the Grunion” program Friday, April 30. The Aquarium will open at 8pm, and a film on grunion will begin at 9pm in the John M. Olguin Auditorium. Prior to the predicted run, everyone will gather on the beach to await the grunion. Grunion are small, sardine-size fish…

Cabrillo Aquarium offering tidepool walks on rocky shore

Explore one of the lowest tides of the year on the rocky shore with Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Dr. in San Pedro, on Saturday, April 10 from 12:30pm to 2pm or Sunday, April 11 from 1pm to 2:30pm. Bring family and friends to the aquarium’s John M. Olguin Auditorium for an informative…

Second annual bike fest to get rolling down Retro Row

Spanning three days, from Friday, May 7 to Sunday, May 9, the 2nd Annual Long Beach Bike Festival is part of the ongoing efforts to make Long Beach one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the U.S. For the first time, 4th Street/Retro Row (between Cherry and Junipero avenues) will be part of the program,…

Lunch breaks for cyclists on Car-Free Friday

Today the public is invited to participate in Car-Free Fridays with lunch breaks for cyclists. Car-Free Fridays was launched last summer to encourage community members to use alternative modes of transportation the first Friday of every month to promote a more active, green Long Beach. The campaign aims to get more people to recognize the…

Hawaii Day at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Share in the “aloha spirit” at Hawaii Day on Saturday, February 27, from 10:30am to 3pm at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium (CMA), 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro. There will be live Hawaiian entertainment, including five-time Grammy-winning musician Daniel Ho and hula dancing, arts, crafts, and fresh leis. Hawaii Day kicks off a seven-week…

Winter Workshops at Rancho Los Alamitos

In the first of the winter workshops, Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 East Bixby Hill Road, will join with the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works to host “Go Green, Grow Green,” a free smart gardening workshop on Saturday, February 27 from 10am to noon. Guests will learn about backyard composting, worm composting, water-wise…

First Fridays injects another dose of culture into Bixby Knolls

Bixby Knolls ushers in spring on First Fridays, April 3. Historical home movies, bronze men, drum circles, art students, photography, live music and urban ambiance are some of the things being offered along Atlantic Avenue. · Historical Society of Long Beach, 4260 Atlantic Avenue, will be showing home movies from 1925 of local aviator Earl…