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June 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Around Town

COME RUMMAGE AROUND
What Rummage sale
Who Covenant Presbyterian Church
Where 607 E. 3rd St.
When Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22 from 8am to 4pm
More Info All proceeds will benefit Rising TIDE, an after-school drop-in program. Call (562) 437-0958, ext 25.

CANINE FUN
What Dog show
Who Great Western Terrier Association
Where Queen Mary Events Park, 1126 Queens Hwy.
When Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22 from 8am to 5pm
More Info Event will be free. Parking cost will be $15 per vehicle. Call (323) 727-0136.

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.

BOOKING AROUND
What Book signing
Who Author Raul Delgado
Where Phil Traini’s, 3490 Long Beach Blvd.
When Sunday, June 23 from noon to 4pm
More Info Raul Delgado will present his book Ghosts of 1968. The book is an account of his experiences during and after the Vietnam War.

GARNISHING YOUR GARMENTS
What General meeting
Who The Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America
Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave.
When Friday, June 28 beginning at 10:30am
More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Guests are welcome and requested to donate $2.

HAVE FUN FOR A GOOD CAUSE
What Variety show and concert fundraiser
Who Meals on Wheels and Rock for Vets
Where Long Beach Scottish Rite, 855 Elm St.
When Saturday, June 29 from 2pm to 5pm
More Info Event will include a silent auction, raffles, and more. Gourmet food trucks will be present. Tickets cost $25. Visit mowlb.org .

MEET AND EAT
What Supper club
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
When Monday, July 1 at 6:30pm
Where Aura Thai, 4085 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. RSVP required. Email supperclub@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

LAW ENFORCEMENT 4-1-1
What Citizens Police Academy
Who Signal Hill Police Department
Where Signal Hill Police Station, 2745 Walnut Ave.
When Tuesday, July 9 from 7pm to 9pm
More Info The Citizens Police Academy is a 10-week program in which attendees will learn about patrol operations, criminal law, the court system, narcotics enforcement, investigative techniques, crime prevention, emergency dispatch procedures, and many other areas of law enforcement. Participation is available to anyone over the age of 21. Additional qualifications include no pending criminal case or felony convictions. Email Sergeant Cravens at rcravens@signalhillpd.org or call (562) 989-7222, ext 5046.

CLEAN SWEEP
What Neighborhood cleanup
Who The Friendship Neighborhood
Where Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave.
When Saturday, July 13 at 11am
More Info The Friendship Neighborhood hosts neighborhood cleanups on the second Saturday of every month. Cleanups begin at Cesar Chavez Park and end at Drake Park. Email friendshipneighborhood@gmail.com or call (562) 270-5463.

COME HEAR THE MUSIC
What Peninsula Summer Concerts in the Park.
Who City of Long Beach
Where 7201 E. Ocean Blvd.
When Sunday, July 14 from 5pm to 7:30pm
More Info Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band will perform. Event will be free. Call (562) 433-4858.

STEPPING STONES TO EMPLOYMENT
What Training class
Who Disabled Resources Center, Inc.
Where 2750 E. Spring St., Suite #100
When Tuesday, July 16 from 1pm to 2:30pm
More Info The classes will focus on interpersonal communication skills and disability etiquette. Call Andrew at (562) 427-1000, Ext. 23.

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