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…

Around Town | April 28

EGGS WITH THE ELKS What Monthly breakfast Who Hosted by Elks Lodge #888 When Sunday, April 30 from 8am to noon 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. INTO THE…

Around Town | April 21

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? What Hearing demonstration Who Hosted by the Hearing Loss Association of American Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter When Friday, April 21 from 10am to noon Where Weingart Center, Weingart Center’s Craft Room, 5220 Oliva Ave. More Info A representative with captioned-telephone services will provide information about free captioned phones for those that…

Around Town | April 14

PAIN IN THE NECK? What Health-education lecture Who Hosted by Long Beach Memorial When Friday, April 14 from noon to 4pm Where Long Beach Memorial, Houssels Fourm, 2801 Atlantic Ave. More Info The lecture called “All About Back and Neck Pain” will be presented by Azadeh Farin, a neurosurgeon at Long Beach Memorial, and then…

Around Town | April 7

HELP FOR LITTLE ONES What Spring faire Who Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Auxiliary When Friday, April 7 from 7:30am to 5pm Where Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave. More Info The purpose of the event is to raise funds for Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach. The faire will include a silent auction, gift…

Around Town | March 31

BLUE FOR AWARENESS What Autism-awareness ceremony Who Hosted by Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach When Friday, March 31 from noon to 12:30pm Where Miller Children’s Pavilion, 2801 Atlantic Ave. More Info Gary Feldman, M.D., medical director, will speak on the impact of autism. Attendees are encouraged to wear blue in an effort to…

Around Town | March 24

HELP FOR THE LITTLE ONES What Lecture event Who Hosted by Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach When Friday, March 24 from 8am to 10:30am Where Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, 2801 Atlantic Ave. More Info Experts Donna Pincus and Reggie Melrose will be guest speakers at the event and discuss child…

Around Town | March 10

CLEAN SWEEP What Mayor’s clean-up event Who Hosted by the City of Signal Hill When Saturday, March 11 from 9am to 11am Where Kluger Architects Parking Lots, 1855 Coronado Ave. More Info Volunteers are invited to clean the southeast industrial neighborhood. The City will provide gloves and trash bags. A limited number of grabbers will…