Around Town | April 20, 2018

POLITICAL POSITING What Meeting Who Hosted by League of Women Voters of Long Beach When Saturday, April 21 from 10am to noon Where Los Altos Library, 5614 E. Britton Dr. More Info Chiefs of staff for local representatives will discuss how to communicate political views effectively. Email Iris Yokoi at iyokoi@msn.com. VISIONS OF PHILANTHROPY What…

Around Town | April 13, 2018

CALLING ALL BOOKWORMS What Book sale Who Hosted by the Friends of Signal Hill Library When Friday, April 13 from 11am to 4pm Where 1780 E. Hill St. More Info Each shopper will receive a free raffle ticket. Call Cecilia Fidora at (562) 494-1013. TO THE DOGS What Spay and neuter event Who Hosted by…

Around Town | April 6, 2018

WALK THE WALK What First Fridays Art Walk Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls When Friday, April 6 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm Where Atlantic Avenue from Bixby Road to San Antonio Drive More Info “The 5th annual Long Beach County Fair” will be the theme of the event. Long Beach Fresh will be showcasing locally-grown…

Around Town | March 30

EGGS WITH THE ELKS What Monthly breakfast Who Hosted by Elks Lodge #888 When Sunday, March 25 from 8am to 11:30am Where 16426 Bellflower Blvd. More Info The cost is $7 per person and includes eggs to order, full breakfast buffet, waffles with toppings, coffee, orange juice and drink specials at the bar. Visit elks.org/lodges/lodgefacilities.cfm?LodgeNumber=888.…

Around Town | March 23, 2018

SEW WHAT? What Meeting Who Hosted by the Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America When Friday, March 23 at 11am Where Long Beach City College, 1305 E. PCH More Info Cara Varnell, an art conservator specialist, will discuss how to preserve and restore textiles. Email Christa Barry at barrychen99@gmail.com. MOVIE AND MUNCHIES…

Around Town | March 16

WALK THE WALK What Walking tour Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage When Saturday, March 17 from 9:30am to noon Where Meet at the WPA Mural, 3rd Street and the Promenade More Info Walkers will tour historic sites of Downtown Long Beach. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased through lbheritage.org. Call (562) 493-7019. HELPING…

Around Town | March 9, 2018

WARMER WINTERS What Free film screening Who Hosted by Unitarian Universalist Church When Friday, March 9 at 7pm Where 5450 Atherton St, LB More Info The event will include a screening of Saving Snow, which shows how skiers, snowmobilers, sled-dog guides and others are coping with warmer winters. Email greenteaminfo@uuglb.org. MEET UP What Meeting Who…

Around Town | March 2

WALK THE WALK What First Fridays Art Walk Who Hosted by BKBIA When Friday, March 2 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm Where Atlantic Avenue from Bixby Road to San Antonio Drive More Info The event will happen, rain or shine. Visit firstfridayslongbeach.com. TAKE A HIKE What Hike Who Hosted by Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust When…

Around Town | Feb. 23, 2018

SEW WHAT? What Meeting Who Hosted by the Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America, Inc When Friday, Feb. 23 at 11am Where Building QQ in room 122 on Long Beach City College’s campus, 1305 E. Pacific Coast Highway More Info Attendees will learn the techniques to mirror the style, “Cecilia.” Email Christa…

Around Town | Feb. 16, 2018

CANDID WITH CANDIDATES What Candidate brunch Who Hosted by the Deforest Neighborhood Association When Saturday, Feb. 17 from 9:30am to 1pm Where The Historic Long Beach Dairy and Creamery, 167 E. South St. More Info Candidates from the odd-numbered districts of Long Beach will be outlining their future campaigns. Call (562) 428-7710. PUT YOUR WALKING…

Around Town | Feb. 9, 2018

PASS THE SYRUP PLEASE What Fundraiser for Agape Family Health Festival Who Hosted by Agape Children’s Museum of Long Beach When Saturday, Feb. 10 from 8am to 10am Where Applebee’s, 899 Spring St., in Signal Hill More Info Agape Children’s Museum is a 501(c)(3) family-based health and educational organization that provides intellectual, emotional, social and…

Around Town | Feb. 2, 2018

THIS LAND IS OUR LAND What Tour Who Hosted by Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust When Saturday, Feb. 3 at 8am Where Park at the intersection of PCH and 1st Street More Info The tour will feature the history of the Los Cerritos Wetlands. Email Elizabeth at elizabeth@lcwlandtrust.org. TO YOUR HEALTH What Health forum Who…

Around Town | Jan. 26, 2018

SEW WHAT? What Meeting Who Hosted by the Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America, Inc When Friday, Jan. 26 at 11am Where Long Beach City College, 1305 E. PCH More Info The chapter meetings are the 4th Fridays of every month. Email barrychen99@gmail.com. SHREWD SHREDDING What Free e-waste collection/shredding Who Hosted by…

Around Town | Jan. 19

GET OUTTA HERE What Adult excursion Who Hosted by the City of Signal Hill When Friday, Jan. 19 Where Meet at Signal Hill City Hall, 2175 Cherry Ave. More Info The tour will depart at 5:30pm and return that same day at 11:30pm. Attendees will travel to the Old Town Music Hall in El Segundo.…

Around Town | Jan. 12, 2018

TREE-CYCLE! What Holiday-tree recycling Who Hosted by the City of Signal Hill When Tuesday, Dec. 26 to Friday, Jan. 12 Where To find a location, visit longbeach-recycles.org. More Info Monday through Friday, City representatives will be collecting Christmas trees from 9am to 5pm. Saturday and Sunday, city representatives will be collecting Christmas trees from 9am…