Around town | Aug. 18

MOVIES IN THE PARK What Movie screenings Who Hosted by The 100 Days of Summer When Friday, Aug. 18 through Wednesday, Aug. 23 at dusk, around 8pm Where Moana at Silverado Park, 1545 W. 31st St. (Aug. 18); Beauty and the Beast at Scherer Park, 430 E. 49th St. (Aug. 21) and Wardlow Park, 3457…

Around Town | Aug. 11

JOG YOUR MEMORY What Cognitive-linguistic-rehab presentation Who Hosted by Long Beach Memorial When Friday, Aug. 11 from 12:15pm to 12:50pm Where Todd Cancer Pavilion, Treatment Planning Room, 3rd floor, 2810 Long Beach Blvd. More Info Speech therapist Anita Robin will discuss cognition, aphasia, short-term memory strategies and brain training to help with memory loss. The…

Around Town | August 3

ROCKING THROUGH THE YEARS What Concerts Who Performed by the Long Beach Municipal Band When Aug. 4 at 6:30pm Where El Dorado Park, Studebaker Road and Willow Street More Info In the final week of its summer concert series, the Long Beach Municipal Band will perform shows following the theme “The Music of a Generation.”…

Around Town | July 28

SEW WHAT? What Monthly meeting Who Hosted by The Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America When Friday, July 28 at 10:30am Where LBCC Liberal Arts Campus, Building T1309, 4901 E. Carson St. More Info Social hour will begin at 10:30am and the meeting will begin at 11am. The program will include the…

Around Town | July 21

MEDICINE, MUNCHIES AND MOVIES What Health education lecture Who For seniors, hosted by MemorialCare Senior Plus When Friday, July 21 from noon to 3pm Where Long Beach Memorial, Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave. More Info Mariusz Wirga, M.D., psychosocial oncology, will give a 45-minute lecture entitled “Aging with Positivity,” followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer session…

Around Town | July 14

SEE, SIP AND SAVOR What Historical home tour Who Hosted by the Historical Society of Long Beach When Friday, July 14 from 6pm to 9pm Where Under the umbrella on the 1100 block of East La Dera Drive More Info Guests will see homes in Bixby Knolls, drink wine and snack on hors d’oeuvres and…

Around Town | July 7, 2017

WALK THE WALK What First Fridays art walk Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association When Friday, July 7 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm Where Atlantic Avenue from Bixby Road to San Antonio Drive More Info In honor of Independence Day, this month’s theme will be American Beauty. The art walk will include live…

Around Town | June 30

SUPPORTING GREEN THUMBS What Farm stand reopening Who Hosted by Farm Lot 59 When Saturday, July 1 from 10am to 2pm Where Farmstand 59 in front of Farm Lot 59, 2714 California Ave. More Info Produce will be available from local farmers including the Bernard Ranch Farms, Tamai Family Farms, Ha Family Family Farms and…

Around Town | June 23, 2017

SEW WHAT? What Monthly meeting Who Hosted by the Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America When Friday, June 23 at 11am Where Ruth Bach Library, 4055 N. Bellflower Blvd. More Info This month’s meeting will feature embroiderer BettyLou Pendleton teaching how to judge and evaluate one’s own embroidery. Open to the public.…

Around Town | June 16, 2017

PUT YOUR WALKING SHOES ON What Downtown Long Beach walking tour Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage When Saturday, June 17 from 9:30am to noon Where Meet at the WPA Mural on 3rd Street and the Promenade More Info For $10, walkers will explore downtown Long Beach’s modern architecture. Tickets can be purchased on PayPal…

Around Town | June 9, 2017

SPECIAL-AGENT BREAKFAST What Breakfast meeting Who Long Beach Republican Women Federated When Saturday, June 10 at 9am Where Long Beach Airport Marriott Hotel, 4700 Airport Plaza Dr. on Spring Street between Clark Avenue and Lakewood Boulevard More Info Retired FBI special agent Bob Hamer will speak. RSVP is required to LongBeachRWF@gmail.com or (562) 938-9180. Registration…

Around Town | May 26

SEW WHAT? What Monthly meeting Who Hosted by the Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America When Friday, May 26 at 11am Where Long Beach City College, Bldg. FF, 1305 E. Pacific Coast Hwy. More Info The program will feature embroiderer Melinda Sherbring. Guests are welcome. Call (714) 345-2338. A DAY TO REMEMBER…

Around Town | May 19

LISTEN TO THIS What Hearing-free assistive technology demonstration Who Hosted by the Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood When Friday, May 19 from 10am to noon Where Weingart Center, Weingart Center Craft’s Room, 5220 Olivia Ave. More Info The event will be the last hearing-assistive demonstration until the fall. Representatives from captioned telephones will…

Around Town | May 12

COWABUNGA! What Night at the Movies II event Who Hosted by the Community Hospital Long Beach Foundation When Friday, May 12 at 6pm Where Hyatt Regency Long Beach, 200 S. Pine Ave. More Info The event features costumed guests vying for a chance at various awards. Bobby Herbeck, writer of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja…

Around Town | May 5

FINDING NEVERLAND What Screening of Peter Pan Who Hosted by the Covenant Presbyterian Church and Rising Tide When Saturday, May 6 at 7:30pm Where Covenant Presbyterian Church, 607 E. 3rd St. More Info Organist Robert Salisbury will present live musical accompaniment during the event. Tickets are by donation of $10 in advance or $15 at…