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June 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

SUPPORT VETS WITH SOMETHING SWEET
What National Donut Day
Who The Salvation Army
Where Donut Place, 5476 Del Amo Blvd. and Winny’s Donut House, 3505 E. South St.
When Friday, June 7 throughout the day
More Info A portion of sales from the doughnut shops listed will be donated to The Salvation Army’s Haven Program for veterans. Call (562) 264-3689.

RUN FOR A CAUSE
What Jalen Thayer Memorial Run
Who Patrick Henry Elementary School
Where 3720 Canehill Ave.
When Saturday, June 8 at 8am
More Info Registration can be done online at active.com or in person at Patrick Henry. Attendees may walk or run in the race. Proceeds will be benefit the Childhood Cancer Awareness organization.

ADOPT A PET
What Pet Adoption Day
Who The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles
Where PD Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center, 7700 E. Spring St.
When Saturday, June 8 from 10am to 4pm
More Info The daylong event will include a meet-and-greet with Heidi and Frank of 95.5 KLOS radio, a silent auction, a photo booth for new adopters and a performance by Joan Pitt and the Catscratchers and Bark & Roll. Visit spcala.com .

PAGE-TURNERS
What Book club
Who Los Altos Neighborhood Library Book Club
Where Los Altos Neighborhood Library, 5614 E. Britton Dr.
When Saturday, June 8 at 10am
More Info The club will discuss Raymond Khoury’s The Last Templar. The club meets on the second Saturday of each month. Call (562) 570-1045 or visit lbpl.org .

GET POLITICAL
What Regular meeting
Who Long Beach Republican National Hispanic Assembly
Where Mamy’s Place, 1234 Long Beach Blvd.
When Tuesday, June 11 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
More Info At the group’s third meeting, members will share “a vision for a better Long Beach” and identify problems that have adversely affected election wins for the Republican party. The focus of the meeting will be “a hand up, not a hand out.” Email latinpolitics@yahoo.com .

LEARN HOW NOT TO GET SCAMMED
What Senior scam-prevention seminar
Who Office of 70th District Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal
Where El Dorado Park Community Center, 2800 Studebaker Rd.
When Friday, June 14 from 9:30am to 11:30am
More Info Learn important consumer information from State officials and other experts, including how to embower yourself against scams. Visit asmdc.org/members/a70/ or call (562) 495-2915.

PARK IT ON THE LOT
What Concerts in the Park(ing Lot)
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA)
Where Georgie’s Place parking lot, 3850 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, June 17 at 6:30pm
More Info The free concert will feature music from California Feetwarmers, who will play jazz and Americana. The BKBIA has extended its series to four concerts. Visit bixbyknollsinfo.com .

SELL YOUR STUFF
What Big community yard sale
Who The Office of 6th District Councilmember Dee Andrews
Where Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.
When Saturday, June 22 from 8am to 2pm
More Info Residents may sell furniture, desks, tools, music instruments, electronics, baby items, household items, clothing, kitchen items, books, bikes, holiday decorations and lawn equipment. The cost is $20 per space to sell items. Call (562) 570-6816.

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