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…

Around Town | March 3

VENDREDI GRAS! What First Fridays Art Walk Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association When Friday, March 3 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm Where Starting at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and San Antonio Drive More Info The art walk event will sport a Mardi Gras theme. The night will feature a parade, led…

Around Town | Feb. 24

START YOUR ENGINES What Toyota Grand Prix kick-off party Who Presented by the Committee of 300 of Long Beach When Friday, Feb. 24 from 6pm to 9pm Where Joe’s Crab Shack, 6550 Marina Dr. More Info The public is invited to the event that will celebrate the upcoming 43rd Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach.…

Around Town | Feb. 17

CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? What Hearing-assistive technology demo Who Hosted by the Hearing Loss Association of America When Friday, Feb. 17 from 10am to noon Where Weingart Center, 5220 Olivia Ave. More Info Information about captioned telephones and hearing aids will be provided. Call (562) 630-6141 or visit hlalongbeachlakewood.org. HERE’S TO YOUR HEALTH What…

Around Town | Feb. 10

PUT YOUR WALKING SHOES ON What Walking tours Who Led by Long Beach Heritage When Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9:30am to 11:30pm (East Village); Saturday, Feb. 18 from 9:30am to noon (downtown); Saturday, Feb. 25 at 9:30am (Wilmore City) Where Meet at Ocean and Linden Avenue (Feb. 11); Meet at the WPA Mural, 3rd and…

Around Town | Feb. 3

WALK THE WALK What First Fridays Art Walk Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association When Friday, Feb. 3 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm Where Meet at Atlantic Avenue from Bixby Road to San Antonio Drive More Info Guests will be able to see local artists, art pieces and visit businesses. Visit firstfridayslongbeach.com. FOR…

Around Town | Jan. 27

SOCK STOCK What Sock it to ‘em drive Who Hosted by the nonprofit Community Action Team When All of January Where Drop-off available Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm at Bay Shore Church fellowship hall, 5100 The Toledo More Info The annual event has volunteers collect new pairs of socks– with a goal of…

Around Town | Jan. 20

SOCK STOCK What Sock it to ‘em drive Who Hosted by the nonprofit Community Action Team When All of January Where Drop-off available Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm at Bay Shore Church fellowship hall, 5100 The Toledo More Info The annual event has volunteers collect new pairs of socks– with a goal of…

Around Town | Jan. 13

AND… ACTION! What Monthly meeting Who Hosted by the Long Beach Republican Women Federated When Saturday, Jan. 14 at 9am Where Long Beach Airport Marriott Hotel, 4700 Airport Plaza Dr. More Info John Sullivan, writer, director and executive producer, will be the guest speaker at the meeting. Cost is $25 for members and $30 for…

Around Town | Jan. 6

‘TREECYCLE’ What Holiday tree recycling Who Presented by the City of Long Beach When Drop-off locations available Friday, Jan. 6 from 9am to 5pm; curbside pick-up on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 7am Where Drop-off available at North Police Substation, 4891 Atlantic Ave. More Info The City of Long Beach’s annual tree recycling program will provide…

Around Town | Dec. 30

COME FOR SUPPORT What Stroke-support meetings Who Sponsored by the Stroke Support Association When Meetings beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 10am Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave. More Info Caregivers and support groups will meet every Tuesday. Groups are free and led by professional staff experienced in the medical field. Call (562)…

Around Town | Dec. 23

COME FOR SUPPORT What Stroke-support meetings Who Sponsored by the Stroke Support Association When Meetings beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 10am Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave. More Info Caregivers and support groups will meet every Tuesday. Groups are free and led by professional staff experienced in the medical field. Call (562)…

Around Town | Dec. 16

BETTER TO BE SAFE What Self-defense seminars Who Hosted by the LGBTQ Center of Long Beach and Groundwork Fitness When Saturday, Dec. 17 Where Groundwork Fitness, 333 Pine Ave. More Info The Dec. 17 seminar for transgender and gender-nonconforming people will be at 11:30am, and the Dec. 17 seminar for people of color will be…