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Entries from March 25th, 2011

Local food bank to host its first Casino Night fundraiser

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · News

In response to the increased demand for food, Food Finders (a multi-regional food bank that serves as a conduit between food donors, service agencies and people in need) will host its first Casino Night fundraiser Friday, April 29.

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Nonprofit’s park event to offer information about various affordable preschools in area

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Education, Environment

Residents interested in learning more about affordable and quality neighborhood preschools in their community are encouraged to attend an event from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, April 9 at Scherer Park, 4600 Long Beach Blvd.

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Eco-gardener workshops help convert yards into drought-resistant landscapes

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Environment

Converting yards into drought-resistant landscapes is one of the most effective steps homeowners can take to save water, according to the Water Replenishment District, which is now offering several free water-wise “eco-gardener” classes to help residents save water and improve their gardens.

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Over 500 students to participate in second annual Solar Grand Prix

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · News

Fifth District Councilmember Gerrie Schipske and the Fifth District Solar and Sustainability Taskforce will conduct the 2nd Annual Long Beach Solar Grand Prix on Saturday, April 9, in which 149 teams comprised of more than 500 Long Beach middle- and high-school students will compete for top spots in speed and design.

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Late-life romance distilled in Southern Comforts at International City Theatre

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Sappy? A little. Predictable? To a great extent. Simplistic? That, too.

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