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PEACEFUL CELEBRATION
What
25th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Celebration
Who City of Long Beach
When Saturday, Jan. 19 from 12:30pm to 5pm
Where Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.
More Info The free cultural event includes performances by The Lowrider Band, formerly known as War, and various other musical artists. Call (562) 570-6816 or visit longbeach.gov .

MEET COMMANDER
What
Meet North Division Patrol Commander Robert Luman
Who Long Beach Police Department
When Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 6pm
Where North Division Sub Station, 4891 Atlantic Ave.
More Info Local residents may contact Jan Carlos Reyes, patrol resource officer, at (562) 570-9827 or email lbpdnorth@longbeach.gov .

GET IN THE NETWORK
What
Business networking mixer
Who Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
When Thursday, Jan. 24 from 5pm to 7pm
Where Hotel Current, 5325 E. Pacific Coast Highway.
More Info Cost of the networking mixer is free for chamber members and $20 for non-members. Appetizers and bar will be provided. Email kdesimas@lbchamber.com or visit lbchamber.com .

OPEN HOUSE AT BLAST
What
Open house
Who Long Beach Better Learning for All Students Today (BLAST)
When Friday, Jan. 25 from 3pm to 6pm
Where 737 Pine Ave., Suite 201
More Info Refreshments will be provided during this free event, which provides a chance for residents to meet the organization’s Executive Director Jenifer Finley and see how the new BLAST office remodeling is coming along. Call (562) 437-7766 or email info@lbblast.org .

NIGHT ON THE GREEN
What
Fundraising event
Who Long Beach Poly High School baseball program
When Friday, Jan. 25 from 6pm to 9:30pm
Where Old Ranch Country Club, 3901 Lampson Ave. in Seal Beach
More Info This fundraising event includes an auction/dinner in which Chase Utley, Philadelphia Phillies second baseman and former Jackrabbit, will attend and have his No. 7 jersey retired. A $60-donation includes dinner and parking. Email Coach Toby Hess at thess@lbschools.net .

EGGS WITH THE ELKS
What
Monthly breakfast
Who Bellflower/Long Beach Elks Lodge 888
When Sunday, Jan. 27 from 8am to noon
Where 16426 Bellflower Blvd.
More Info Breakfast will be open to the public at $6.50 per person. The meal includes eggs as you like them, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits with gravy, orange juice, assorted fruit, Belgian waffles and coffee. Call (562) 426-2478.

COMMUNITY ASSEMBLY
What
Community assembly
Who Long Beach Councilmembers Al Austin and Steven Neal
When Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9am to 11am
Where Houghton Park Community Center, 6301 Myrtle Ave.
More Info Residents may learn about the design of the new north branch library, meet North Division Commander Robert Luman and learn about other neighborhood issues, events and concerns. Call (562) 570-6685 or visit district8@longbeach.gov .

SCHOLARLY LUNCHEON
What
Cultural discussion, luncheon
Who The Long Beach branch of American Association of University Women
When Saturday, Feb. 2 at 11am
Where Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 Appian Way
More Info Emad Samir, an Egyptian native, will be speaking about Middle Eastern culture and social life with particular emphasis on the status of women and girls. Cost of the luncheon is $32. Call (562) 799-8479 or visit aauw-longbeach.org .

MEET AND EAT
What
Supper club
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
When Monday, Feb. 4 at 6:30pm
Where Cafe Bixby & Pizza, 3900 Atlantic Ave.
More Info Bixby Knolls Supper Club is the simple concept of supporting local restaurants on a Monday night, which is typically a slow night. Residents are invited to come together to meet and eat and support the local economy. Visit supperclub@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

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