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COME RUMMAGE AROUND
What
Rummage sale
Who Community Presbyterian Church
Where 6380 Orange Ave.
When Friday, Nov. 2 and Saturday, Nov. 3 from 8am to 3pm
More Info Proceeds benefit the church’s general fund. Call (562) 658-7480.

COMEDIC CHOPS
What
Comedy 101 with Teresa O’Neill
Who Long Beach City College Foundation’s Senior Studies Associates
Where LBCC Senior Center, 1305 E. PCH
When Sunday, Nov. 4 from 1:30pm to 4pm
More Info O’Neill, who has has written for numerous Emmy Award-winning television shows, will share some facts, fallacies, and humorous aspects of her profession. $40 per person for program and dinner, or $15 student price for program only. Call (562) 938-4767 or (562) 938-3048.

A WORD ON PUBLIC SAFETY
What
Public Safety Police Panel
Who Hosted by North Long Beach Community Action Group
Where North Police Substation, 4891 Atlantic Ave.
When Sunday, Nov. 4 from 2pm to 4pm
More Info Panel will feature Police Chief Jim McDonnell, Deputy Chief Robert Luna and Commander Galen Carroll. Discussion will consist of the current police budgeting process, public safety, new creation of the “West Super-Division” and more. Call (562) 428-7710.

COME CELEBRATE
What
34th Annual Interfaith Benefit Concert
Who South Coast Interfaith Council
Where Trinity Lutheran Church, 759 Linden Ave.
When Sunday, Nov. 4 from 3pm to 5pm
More Info Free community reception with performances by the the International Peace Choir, Sikh Devotionals, MTO Sufis, Native American Dance and more. Call (562) 983-1665.

I CAN HEAR MUSIC
What
Choral concert
Who Friends of Music at California Heights United Methodist Church
Where 3759 Orange Ave.
When Sunday, Nov. 4 at 4pm
More Info The concert, presented by the 49er Chorus and Collegium Musicum from California State University, Long Beach, will include Mozart’s “Missa Solemnis in C Major, K. 337.” Call (562) 595-1996 or visit calheightsumc.org .

READ MY LIPS
What
Free lip-reading classes
Who The Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of Hearing Loss Association
Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave.
When Monday, Nov. 5 from 10am to noon
More Info The Hearing Loss Association is offering practice lip-reading classes every Monday. Teaching sessions, led by Linda DeGuire, Ph.D. from California State University, Long Beach, will take place every Wednesday from 9:30am to 11:30am. Call (562) 438-0597 or visit hlalongbeachlakewood.com .

MEET AND EAT
What
Supper club
Who Bixby Knolls Supper Club
Where BIS Italian-American Sports Cafe, 3819 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, Nov. 5 at 6pm or 7:30pm
More Info The Bixby Knolls Supper Club supports local restaurants by dining at them on Monday nights, which are typically slow, and this time will dine at BIS Italian-American Sports Cafe. The dinner includes a $10 corkage fee. RSVPs are necessary; email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

HEAR THE DIFFERENCE
What
Free hearing-loss presentation
Who The Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of Hearing Loss Association
Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave.
When Thursday, Nov. 8 at 6:30pm
More Info Stacy Rogers, a clinical account manager and outreach specialist with MED-EL Corporation, will explain new implant technology. Call 562-438-0597 or visit hlalongbeachlakewood.org .

CALLING ALL WRITERS
What
Free writers event
Who California Writers Club of Long Beach
Where Long Beach Los Altos Branch Library, 5614 East Britton Dr.
When Saturday, Nov. 10 from 3pm to 5pm
More Info Sonia Marsh, author of Freeways to Flip-Flops: A Family’s Year of Gutsy Living on a Tropical Island, will speak at the event. Doors open at 2:30pm for networking prior to the speaker. Visit calwriterslongbeach.org or email info@calwriterslongbeach.org .

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
What
Monthly meeting
Who Questing Heirs Genealogical Society
Where Resurrection Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 1900 E. Carson St.
When Sunday, Nov. 18 at 1:15pm
More Info The meeting will feature a talk by speaker Barbara Renick. A beginning research class commences at 4pm and ends at 5pm. Visit qhgs.info or call (562) 598-3027.

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