GARNISHING YOUR GARMENTS
What General meeting
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America
Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave.
When Friday, Jan. 25 beginning at 10:30am
More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Guests are welcome and requested to donate $2. Call (714) 345-2338.
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 progress on the BLAST office remodeling. Call (562) 437-7766 or email firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com .
REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE
What Second District eWaste & Recycling Drive
Who Hosted by 2nd District Councilmember Dr. Suja Lowenthal
Where Broadway Parking Lot, 335 E. Broadway St.
When Saturday, Jan. 26 from 9am to 1pm
More Info Rain or shine, public is encouraged to drop off electronic waste, sofas, mattresses, chairs, etc. Call (562) 570-6684.
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.
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!
What Film festival
Who Junior League of Long Beach
When Sunday, Jan. 27 from 2pm to 5pm
Where Art Theater, 2025 E. 4th St.
More Info For the second year in a row, the Junior League has partnered with the creators of the whole nutrition bar for women, Luna, to create a festival that promotes awareness of women’s issues. Lunafest will include 9 short films made by, for and about women. Visit jllb.org .
WANA KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON IN WRIGLEY?
What Monthly meeting
Who Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA)
Where Veterans Park Social Hall, 101 E. 28th St.
When Monday, Jan. 28 from 7pm to 9pm
More Info Featured speaker will be Richard Rocchi from The Long Beach Police Department West Division. Call (562) 427-5021.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
What Cultural discussion and 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 speak 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 email@example.com .
GET IN THE MIX
What Monthly meeting
Who The Success Network
Where Corner Bakery, 6507 E. PCH in The Marketplace
When Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 7:30am to 9am
More Info The meeting is open to small-business leaders seeking networking opportunities with other professionals. Breakfast is available at the restaurant. Contact Katja Jones by calling (562) 685-8532 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org .