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February 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Around Town

TAKE A TURTLE TREK
What
Sea turtle walk
Who Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust
When Saturday, Feb. 2 from 8am to 10am
Where San Gabriel River
More Info This tour of the Los Cerritos Wetlands meets at the driveway/inland entrance to Los Cerritos Wetlands on the corner of 1st Street and PCH at the Long Beach/Seal Beach border. Closed-toe shoes required. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Email ejlambe@verizon.net or call (714) 357-8576.

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 .

LUNCH AND LECTURE
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 Café 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 meet, eat and support the local economy. Visit supperclub@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

GET DOWN WITH DOWNTOWN
What
Annual Celebrate Downtown event
Who Downtown Long Beach Associates
When Thursday, Feb.7 from 5pm to 9pm
Where The newly completed Promenade between Broadway and 3rd Street
More Info This free event will highlight downtown projects including the transformation of the former Press-Telegram building led by Millworks and the Willmore Heritage Garden, in addition to featuring feature live music and food tastings from local restaurants. Call (562) 436-4259 or visit downtownlongbeach.org .

CHOCOLATE, TEA AND CONVERSATION
What
Culinary class
Who Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens
When Saturday, Feb. 9 from 10am to 1:30pm
Where Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 Bixby Hill Rd.
More Info The event will include a cooking demonstration by Chef Debbi Dubbs, as well as a Valentine tea. Jan Livingston Brady will present “Tied by the Apron Strings,” a discussion regarding the role of women in the American home during the 19th and 20th centuries. Call (562) 431-3541 or visit the Rancho’s website at rancholosalamitos.org .

MIXER AT THE MARKETPLACE
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 katja@yourspaciousness.com .

ARTWORK AND NETWORK
What
2nd Thursdays Mixer
Who The Signal Hill Chamber of Commerce
Where Gina M. Woodruff Gallery, 5555 East Stearns St. #203 in Long Beach
When Thursday, Feb. 14 from 5pm to 8pm
More Info The mixer will feature live music, appetizers and desserts, a silent art auction and prizes.  Call Gina Woodruff at (562) 519-1614 or email ginawoodruff@yahoo.com .

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