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JUST KEEP SWIMMING What Swim-a-Thon Olympics Who AbilityFirst Where The AbilityFirst Long Beach Center, 3770 E. Willow St. When Friday, Aug. 24 from 10am to 3pm More Info AbilityFirst provides programs and services to help children and adults with disabilities to reach their full potential. The Swim-a-Thon Olympics is an annual fundraiser benefitting programs for…

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LET FOOD BE THY MEDICINE What US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for children Who Sponsored by the City of Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine Where Various Long Beach parks and facilities When Now through Friday, Aug. 17 More Info SFSP intends to feed children from low-income areas…

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THE CRYING GAME What Youth theater performance workshop Who Hosted by Public Theatre of Long Beach Where Bungalow Arts Building, 737 Pine Ave. When Monday through Friday from now until Aug. 19 from 3pm to 7pm More Info The workshop covers theater games, stagecraft, and vocal technique; it culminates with a two-day performance of comical…

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PANTHERS POWER What Jordan Panthers community event Who Hosted by the Long Beach Panthers Booster Club in collaboration with the Panther Pride Group of the Neighborhood Leadership Program Where Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave. When Saturday, Aug. 4 from noon to 5pm More Info All members of the community and general public are invited to…

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SCHERER IN THE VISION What Garden planting beautification project Who Hosted by The Visionaries from the Neighborhood Leadership Program Where Scherer Park, 4600 Long Beach Blvd. When Saturday, July 28 from 8am to 2pm More Info All members of the community and general public are welcome to come out, take part in the launch and…

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A NOTABLE ENSEMBLE What Musical ensemble auditions Who Hosted by Women of Note Where Auditioner’s choice When Auditioner’s choice More Info Long Beach treble vocal ensemble Women of Note is now seeking choral singers for its fall season, with auditions beginning Aug. 21. Contact director Carla Strandberg at (562) 598-5852 or womenofnotelb@gmail.com to arrange a…

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A NOTABLE ENSEMBLE What Musical ensemble auditions Who Hosted by Women of Note Where Auditioner’s choice When Auditioner’s choice More Info Long Beach treble vocal ensemble Women of Note is now seeking choral singers for its fall season, with auditions beginning Aug. 21. Contact director Carla Strandberg at (562) 598-5852 or womenofnotelb@gmail.com to arrange a…

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A NOTABLE ENSEMBLE What Musical ensemble auditions Who Hosted by Women of Note Where Auditioner’s choice When Auditioner’s choice More Info Long Beach treble vocal ensemble Women of Note is now seeking choral singers for its fall season, with auditions beginning Aug. 21. Contact director Carla Strandberg at (562) 598-5852 or womenofnotelb@gmail.com to arrange a…

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A NOTABLE ENSEMBLE What Musical ensemble auditions Who Hosted by Women of Note Where Auditioner’s choice When Auditioner’s choice More Info Long Beach treble vocal ensemble Women of Note is now auditioning choral singers for its fall season, beginning Aug. 21. Contact director Carla Strandberg at (562) 598-5852 or womenofnotelb@gmail.com to arrange an audition. Visit…

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THE LIVING AND THEIR LIVERS What Fourth annual Liver Life Walk Who Hosted by the American Liver Foundation (ALF) Where Newport Dunes, 1131 Back Bay Dr., Newport Beach When Saturday, June 23 More Info The walk will raise funds for up to 50,000 patients in Orange County and Long Beach alone who are battling liver…

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ALLEY ALLIES What Alley cleanup Who Hosted by the Cal Heights Clean Streets (CHCS) team Where The alley on 36th Street between Falcon and Gundry avenues When Saturday, June 16 from 9am to 11am More Info Join the CHCS team as they clean up alleys and free them from weeds and trash, as per Municipal…

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DISCUSSING THE DISABLED What Meeting and breakfast buffet Who Hosted by Long Beach Republican Women Federated Where Lakewood Country Club, 3101 Carson, Lakewood, CA When Saturday, June 9 at 9:30am More Info The event features speaker Barbara Schlosser, the director of AbilityFirst’s Long Beach Center. AbilityFirst is a nonprofit that provides programs and services for…

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NO TRASH, ONLY TREASURES What Annual rummage sale and pre-sale event Who Hosted by California Heights United Methodist Church Where 3759 Orange Ave. When Friday, June 1 at 5pm (for pre-sale) More Info The actual sale will be Saturday, June 2 from 8am to 5pm. The Rancho A Go-Go Barbecue Food Truck will be on…

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CLEAN SWEEP FOR CLEAN STREETS What Neighborhood clean-up Who Wrigley area residents Where Meet up at Burnett & Deforest When Saturday, May 26 at 8am More Info Group will clean up areas on and near the Wrigley River Run route to prepare for the 2,000 runners, walkers, volunteers and spectators that show up for the…

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PINNING A PLACE FOR BOWLING What Annual open house Who Hosted by the Long Beach Lawn Bowling Where 1109 Federation Dr. When Saturday, May 12 from 9am to 3pm More Info The event will include free instruction, pizza and beverages. Attendees should wear flat-soled shoes or sandals. Call (562) 433-9063 or email longbeachlawnbowling@gmail.com .