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GARNISHING YOUR GARMENTS
What
General meeting
Who Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America
Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave.
When Friday, Feb. 22 beginning at 10:30am
More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Call (714) 345-2338.

A NIGHTMARE-ISH EVENT?
What
Nino’s Kitchen Nightmares viewing party
Who Nino’s Italian Restaurant
Where 3853 Atlantic Ave.
When Friday, Feb. 22 beginning at 6pm
More Info Viewing party will include dinner and live music. Reservations preferred. Call Carina at (562) 760-8957 or email carinac2012@gmail.com .

TOUR WILLOW SPRINGS PARK
What
Monthly tour
Who Friends of Willow Springs Park
Where 2745 Orange Ave.
When Saturday, Feb. 23 at 9am
More Info The tour, held on the fourth Saturday of each month, is led by volunteers and focuses on the history, wildlife, plants, and new developments of the property. Call (562) 570-7777 or visit facebook.com/willowspringslb.com .

LET IT SNOW
What
Fourth District Snow Day
Who Long Beach City Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell
Where Whaley Park, 5620 Atherton St.
When Saturday, Feb. 23 from 11am to 3pm
More Info Event is free and will include snow, sled runs, bouncers and food. Parking will be available at CSULB’s Lot 14. Call (562) 570-6918.

EGGS WITH THE ELKS
What
Monthly breakfast
Who Bellflower/ Long Beach Elks Lodge 888
Where 16426 Bellflower Blvd., Bellflower
When Sunday, Feb. 24 from 8am to noon
More Info Breakfast costs $6.50 per person and includes eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits with gravy, orange juice, assorted fruit, Belgian waffles and coffee. Call (562) 866-3027 or visit elks.org .

TALKING TAXES
What
Luncheon
Who Long Beach Lincoln Club
Where 6201 E. Appian Way
When Thursday, Feb. 28 at noon
More Info Club will have a talk by Joel Fox, president of the Small Business Action Committee and former director of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. Cost is $35 for non-members. RSVP required. Email dkla1@verizon.net or call (562) 439-9390.

A LOFTY EXPERIENCE
What
Loft Walk 2013
Who Long Beach Heritage
Where Insurance Exchange Building on East Broadway and other downtown buildings
When Saturday, March 2 at 4:30pm, 5:30pm and 6:30pm
More Info Tours start with hosted appetizers at Congregation Ale House then moves to the Big Red Bus for a tour of downtown Long Beach with Art Deco historian John Thomas and then the Loft Walk at the Insurance Exchange building before concluding at the penthouse for wine tasting and appetizers. Tickets are $55 ($50 members, $35 students). Call (562) 493-7019 or visit lbheritage.org .

WINE NOT?
What
Wine-tasting fundraiser
Who The Long Beach City College Latino Faculty Association
Where The Willmore Wine Bar, 3848 Atlantic Ave.
When Thursday, March 7 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
More Info Event will include appetizers and drinks. $35 entry fee. Funds will benefit scholarships for LBCC AB540 students. Call (562) 938-4569.

BOOKWORMS, UNITE
What
Monthly community book club
Who The Bixby Knolls Literary Society
Where Elise’s Tea Room, 3924 Atlantic Ave.
When Wednesday, March 13 at 7pm
More Info Next month, the club will delve into The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler. Parking is available along Atlantic Avenue. Refreshments will be provided. Call (562) 595-0081 or email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

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