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MEET AND EAT
Wha
t Supper club
Who Bixby Knolls Supper Club
Where Baba Ghanouj, 4276 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, Jan. 7 at 6:30pm
More Info The Bixby Knolls Supper Club supports local restaurants by dining at them on Monday nights. This time the group will dine at Baba Ghanouj. The dinner includes a $10 corkage fee. RSVPs are necessary. Email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

GOT CONTACTS?
What
Business networking lunch
Who The Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
Where Forbidden City Restaurant, 6380 E. Pacific Coast Hwy.
When Tuesday, Jan. 8 from 11:30am to 1pm
More Info The monthly “Good Afternoon Long Beach” luncheon will feature Long Beach Airport Director Mario Rodriguez. Members pay $15 and non-members pay $30. Email jperler@lbchamber.com .

GO BOOK IT
What
Monthly community book club
Who The Bixby Knolls Literary Society
Where Elise’s Tea Room, 3924 Atlantic Ave.
When Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 7pm
More Info The club delves into Appointment in Samarra by John O’Hara. Parking is available along Atlantic Avenue. Refreshments will be provided. Call (562) 595-0081 or email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

HOW’S IT MADE?
What
Informative lecture
Who Hosted by the Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America
Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Olivia Ave.
When Thursday, Jan. 10 at 6:30pm
More Info David DeKriek, Au.D. will talk about the process of making a hearing aid from the first visit to the audiologist to the manufacturing and programming of each hearing aid. He will also answer questions on any hearing-related topic. All meetings are captioned. Visit hlalongbeachlakewood.org or call (562) 438-0597.

CALLING ALL BOOKWORMS
What
Book club
Who Los Altos Neighborhood Library Book Club
When Saturday, Jan. 12 at 10am
Where 5614 E. Britton Dr.
More Info Group will discuss Plainsong by Kent Haruf. New members are always welcome. Call (562)570-7500 or visit lbpl.org .

OPERA AT THE LIBRARY
What
LA Opera Series
Who LA Opera and the El Dorado Neighborhood Library
Where El Dorado Neighborhood Library, 2900 Studebaker Rd.
When Saturday, Jan 12 at 2pm
More Info The LA Opera Lecture Series will present talks that address history, literature, philosophy and fine arts within the context of opera. The series is presented by LA Opera’s Community Educators, a team of trained volunteer experts. The LA Opera offers a chance for attendees to be entered into a drawing for an opera-related gift to be given out at the end of the presentation. Call (562) 570-3136.

HEART OF THE MATTER
What
Women’s Heart and Stroke Seminar
Who Long Beach Memorial
Where Long Beach Memorial, 2801 Atlantic Ave.
When Saturday, Feb. 23 from 7:30am to 2:30pm
More Info Full day of women’s heart and stroke lectures. Blood pressure, carotid ultrasound, cholesterol and blood glucose (non-fasting) screenings will be provided throughout the day. Cost is $25. Call (888)794-9466.

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