Around Town | Dec. 9

WALKING DOWN THE RIVER What Community kick-off event Who Presented by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia and 8th District Councilmember Al Austin When Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9am to 11am Where Dominguez Gap Wetlands, southwest corner of Del Amo Boulevard and Oregon Avenue More Info City officials invite the community to…

Around Town | Dec. 2

IT’S AN HONOR What Dinner and awards presentation Who Presented by the Long Beach Branch NAACP When Friday, Dec. 2 at 6:30pm Where The Hilton Long Beach, 701 W. Ocean Blvd. More Info The event will honor NAACP affiliates and those closely involved with the Long Beach community. Non-member tickets are $125, and member tickets…

Around Town | Nov. 25

CLEARING THE AIR What Monthly meeting Who Hosted by the Friends of Belmont Shore When Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6pm Where St. Bartholomew Church Meeting Hall, 5100 Broadway More Info Charles Parkin, Long Beach City attorney, will discuss what the recent passage of ballot measures that approve the sale of marijuana means for Long Beach.…

Around Town | Nov. 18

IT’S AN HONOR What Charity event Who Hosted by Honoring Our Fallen, Inc. When Friday, Nov. 18 from 6pm to 11:45pm Where Petroleum Club of Long Beach, 3636 Linden Ave. More Info The Great Gatsby-themed event will benefit the families of military personnel. Guests can expect an evening of dinner, live entertainment and dancing. Individual…

Around Town | Nov. 11

A GOOD REASON TO SHOP What Annual Holiday Faire Who Hosted by Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach When Friday, Nov. 11 from 7:30am to 5pm Where Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach, Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave. More Info The hospital is hosting its annual and free Holiday Faire to raise funds…

Around Town | Nov. 4

WALK ABOUT What Walking tour Who Led by Los Cerritos Wetlands When Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8am to 10am Where Meet at the intersection of PCH and 1st Street More Info Ecologist will lead a nature walk through the Marketplace Marsh. Attendees will see Great Blue Herons. The walk is appropriate for those ages 7…

Haunts and Happenings | Oct. 28

October 22-30 Celebrating the dead… and the living The Museum of Latin American Art’s (MOLAA) Dia de los Muertos celebration from 8pm to midnight will honor three Hispanic women with its second-annual Spirit Award. The honorees are: Maria Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino; Luz Maria Doria, vice president and executive producer of…

Around Town | Oct. 28

ART WITH HEART What Kids art exhibition Who Hosted by Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach When Friday, Oct. 28 from noon to 5pm Where Miller Children’s Hospital, Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave. More Info The pediatric-patient art exhibition will feature the artwork of current and former patients. The first 150 attendees will receive…

Around Town | Oct. 21

NOW HEAR THIS What Technology demo Who Presented by the Hearing Loss Association of American When Friday, Oct. 21 from 10am to noon Where Weingart Center, 5220 Olivia Ave. More Info The free technology demo will provide information on free-captioned phones and hearing devices. Participants will be “hands-on” with the items. Visit hlalongbeachlakewood.org. B-I-N-G-O! What…

Haunts and Happenings | Oct. 21

October 22-30 Celebrating the dead… and the living The Museum of Latin American Art’s (MOLAA) Dia de los Muertos celebration from 8pm to midnight will honor three Hispanic women with its second-annual Spirit Award. The honorees are: Maria Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino; Luz Maria Doria, vice president and executive producer of…

Around Town | Oct. 14

WALK THE WALK What Monthly walking tours Who Led by Long Beach Heritage When Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9am to 11:30am (Downtown LB) and Saturday, Oct. 22 at 9:30am (Wilmore City) Where Meet at the WPA Mural at 3rd and Promenade (Downtown LB); and meet at the Bembridge House, 953 Park Circle (Wilmore City) More…

Around Town | Oct. 14

AN ARRESTING EVENT? What Coffee with a Cop event Who Presented by the Signal Hill Police Department When Friday, Oct. 7 from 8am to 10am Where Signal Hill Police Department, 2745 Walnut Ave. More Info The community event will feature informal and formal discussion with local police officers. Attendees are welcome to ask questions about…