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What Neighborhood clean-up
Who Wrigley area residents
Where Meet up at Burnett & Deforest
When Saturday, May 26 at 8am
More Info Group will clean up areas on and near the Wrigley River Run route to prepare for the 2,000 runners, walkers, volunteers and spectators that show up for the race the following week. Community-service credit available. Email .

What Viet Nam Veterans Memorial visitation
Who Hosted by Long Beach Veterans Day Committee
Where Houghton Park, corner of Atlantic Avenue and Harding Street
When Monday, May 28
More Info To honor the memory of those who gave their lives during the Viet Nam conflict, the gates surrounding the memorial will be unlocked from 9am to 5pm.

What Community meeting about Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan
Who Hosted by Mel Nutter, attorney, SEADIP and Coastal Act expert
Where Best Western Golden Sails Hotel, 6285 E. PCH
When Tuesday, May 29 at 7pm
More Info Meeting will cover what Southeast Area Development and Improvement Plan is and why it should be updated. Also a representative from the Coastal Commission will be joining Nutter to answer questions about the Coastal Act and its role in updating SEADIP. To RSVP, call (714) 357-8576 or send an email to .

No Trash, Only Treasures
What Annual rummage sale and pre-sale event
Who California Heights United Methodist Church
Where 3759 Orange Ave.
When Friday, June 1 at 5pm (for pre-sale)
More Info The actual sale will be Saturday, June 2 from 8am to 5pm. The Rancho A Go-Go Barbecue Food Truck will be on site. Visit or call (562) 595-1996.

What 5th annual Wrigley River Run
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation
Where Holy Innocents Parish, 2500 Pacific Ave., LB
When Saturday, June 2 from 6am to 9:45am
More Info The run will include 5K, 10K and a tadpole trot (1K) for kids. The course remains very flat with a small, short hill to get runners on and off the L.A. River. Music, multiple bounce houses for kids and various awards and certificates will also be a part of the event. Call (562) 234-6821.

What Hounds on the Hill event
Who Hosted by City of Signal Hill
Where Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave.
When Saturday, June 2 from 11am to 2pm
More Info The event will include more than 15 vendors and will feature pet products from custom leash holders, pet food, low-cost vaccines and professional pet photos. There will also be a variety of children’s activities: a jumper, crafts, and food trucks. Food trucks will include Lee’s Philly, Tornado Potato and Longboard Ice Cream trucks. The park amphitheatre will feature demonstrations and music. Visit or call (562) 989-7330.

What Trans-denominational pet blessing
Who Offered by Living Beyond Limits
Where Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave.
When Sunday, June 3 at 10am
More Info The event will honor and celebrate animal companions and feature music, a blessing for every pet, a pet contest and prizes. Attendees are encouraged to bring their pet or a photo of aggressive or departed pets and a chair.

What Community meeting
Who Hosted by North Long Beach Community Action Group
Where North Police Substation, 4891 Atlantic Ave.
When Sunday, June 3 from 2pm to 4pm
More Info Special guest will be recently elected 8th District Councilmember Al Austin. Call (562) 428-7710.

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