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What A free exhibit of devices to help with hearing difficulties
Who Presented by the Hearing Loss Association of Long Beach/Lakewood
When Friday, April 15 from 10am to noon
Where The Craft Room of the Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave.
More Info Call (562) 425-5651 or visit

What An educational garden workshop
Who Los Cerritos Wetlands, with host, local activist Gabrielle Weeks
When Saturday, April 16 from 9am to 11am
Where The address will be sent to attendees when they RSVP.
More Info Learn how to make a healthy, colorful, eco-efficient, and drought-tolerant garden. Cost is $20 per person. Proceeds go to the Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust.

What Free e-waste drive and document-shredding event
Who Hosted by Hughes Middle and Longfellow Elementary schools
When Saturday, April 16 from 9am to 1pm
Where Longfellow Elementary, 3800 Olive Ave.
More Info Call (562) 634-8372, (949) 208-7810 or (562) 989-0970.

What 9th District Community Showcase
Who Councilmember Steven Neal
When Saturday, April 16 at 10am
Where Long Beach Logistics Facility (Old Robert Shaw Facility), 100 W. Victoria St.
More Info The showcase will present more than 15 exhibits that highlight the diversity, history and future developments in North Long Beach. The 9th District Council office will also launch its official community website, Call (562) 570-6137.

What Free public meeting
Who Questing Heirs Genealogy Society of the Greater Long Beach area
When Sunday, April 17 at 1:15pm
Where Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1900 E. Carson St.
More Info The guest speaker will be Tom Underhill, sharing knowledge on social networking sites for genealogy. Call (562) 598-3027 or visit

What “Prelude to Holy Week”
Who Presented by the Friends of Music at California Heights United Methodist Church
When Sunday, April 17 at 4pm
Where 3759 Orange Ave.
More Info Call (562) 595-1996 or Free-will offering. Child care provided.

What Bixby area town hall meeting
Who 7th District Councilmember James Johnson
When Wednesday, April 20 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Where Miller Family Health Education Center, 3820 Cherry Ave.
More Info The town hall meeting will address Bixby Highlands and Bixby Terrace concerns and the possible creation of a new Bixby Neighborhood Association. The meeting will include presentations by the Long Beach Airport and the North Police Division. In addition, Johnson will give an update on news and upcoming events in the 7th District. All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

What Anniversary potluck, celebrating group’s centennial
Who Hosted by Southern California Sierra Club
When Thursday, April 21 from 8pm
Where Hilltop Park, Panorama Drive and Dawson Avenue
More Info The public is invited to participate. Meet atop Signal Hill with a snack or beverage to share. For the heartier, join the regular, weekly conditioning group at Redondo Avenue and Industry Drive at 7pm and hike to the park.

What Spring Fling dance party
Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
When Friday, April 29 at 8pm
Where Long Beach Petroleum Club, 3636 Linden Ave.
More Info The public is invited to come together as a community to eat, dance, socialize, and celebrate Bixby Knolls. Admission is $5. All ages are welcome.

What Healthy Kids and Teens Day
Who Hosted by 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal
When Saturday, April 30 from 10am to 3pm
Where Ramona Park, 3301 E. 65th St.
More Info Families are invited to attend and receive free information and testing, as well as fingerprinting, immunization, lead testing, dental screenings, HIV screenings, and more. Call (562) 570-6137.

What Celebration of Life dedicated to former CSULB president and Congressmember Steve Horn
When Saturday, April 30 at 2pm
Where Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 Atherton St.
More Info The event is open to the public, but reservations are requested. Call (562) 985-7536 or email to with “Steve Horn Memorial” as the subject line. Free parking available. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, any donations be made to the University Library, California State University, Long Beach, c/o CSULB Foundation, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90840.

What Long Beach Veterans Forum
Who Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal and the City of Long Beach Department of Health & Human Services
When Friday, May 13 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
Where Alpert Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Willow St.
More Info This forum will feature panel presentations on: Women in the Military, Veterans and Families, Veterans and Homelessness, and other resource information. Contact (562) 733-1147 ext. 110 or Space is limited.

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