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What Community discussion on site planning/design of the new North Library
Who Councilmember Rae Gabelich
When Saturday, May 7 from 10am to noon
Where North Branch Library, 5571 Orange Ave., LB
More Info Contact (562) 570-6393 or

What Tire drop-off
Who Assistance League of Long Beach
When Saturday, May 7 from 9am to 1pm
Where Environmental Services Bureau, 2929 E. Willow St., SH
More Info Drop off old, unwanted, bald or flat tires. No rims, no businesses and only five tires or less per automobile will be accepted. Call (562) 570-2850.

What Community discussion on site planning and design of the North Village Branch Library
Who Long Beach Development Services
When Saturday, May 7 from 10am to noon
Where North Neighborhood Library, 5571 Orange Ave., LB
More Info Contact (562) 570-6393 or

What Annual open house
Who Long Beach Lawn Bowling Club
When Saturday, May 7 from 10am to 3pm
Where Long Beach Recreation Park, 1109 Federation Dr., LB
More Info All are welcome to enjoy free pizza, beverages, use of club bowls and a free lesson. Wear flat-soled shoes. Call (562) 433-9063.

What 4th Annual Mother’s Day Tea
Who Hosted by the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
When Saturday, May 7 from 11am to 1pm
Where Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum, 18127 S. Alameda St., Compton
More Info The event will be held in the serene upper garden of the Museum. There will be live guitar music, flamenco dancing, and a performance about one of the Dominguez daughters sharing the family history through song and dance. Seating is limited so reservations must be made in advance. Pre-paid admission of $15 per person is required. Free on-site parking will be available on lower grounds. Handicapped accessible. Call (310) 603-0088.

What “Creation Station” craft workshop
When Saturday, May 7 between 2pm and 4pm
Where Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Rd., LB
More Info Children will make sachets, trivets and personalized greeting cards for the mothers or grandmothers in their lives, as well as engage in two or three other crafts. They will also play games of croquet on the lawn and dance around the Maypole. $5 suggested donation. No reservations required. Call (562) 570-1755 or visit

What Annual blood drive
Who Hosted by FreeSpirit Yoga
When Tuesday, May 10 from 2pm to 8pm
Where 3910 Atlantic Ave. (in the back parking lot), LB
More Info Call (562) 989-9959 to make an appointment or log onto and enter code YOGA. Donors will receive 2 tickets to the Laugh Factory from Red Cross and be entered into a drawing to win a monthly unlimited yoga series valued at $100. Donors must bring photo ID, be at least 17 years old, and weigh at least 110 pounds.

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