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June 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Around Town

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 at 10:30am
More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Guests are welcome at a requested donation of $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 .

EGGS WITH THE ELKS
What Monthly breakfast
Who Bellflower/ Long Beach Elks Lodge 888
Where 16426 Bellflower Blvd., Bellflower
When Sunday, June 30 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 .

MEET AND EAT
What Supper club
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
Where Aura Thai, 4085 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, July 1 at 6:30pm
More Info Bixby Knolls Supper Club supports local restaurants on Monday nights, which are typically slow. Residents are invited to meet, eat and support the local economy. RSVP required. Email supperclub@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

TALKING POLITICS
What Monthly meeting
Who Long Beach Republican National Hispanic Assembly
Where Tom’s Tires, 2775 E. Willow St.
When Tuesday, July 9 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
More Info Atteendes will identify and discuss problems that have affected election wins for the Republican Party.

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.

TAKE A MOMENT TO RELAX
What Tai Chi demonstration
Who The Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter
Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave. in Lakewood
When Thursday, July 11 at 6:30pm
More Info Occupational therapist Vivian Chikasawa-Beckker will explain the practice of Tai Chi and give a demonstration. Light refreshments will be served. Call (562) 438-0597.

WHO WAS FANNY BIXBY SPENCER?
What Author talk
Who Dana Branch Library
Where 3680 Atlantic Ave.
When Friday, July 12 at 11:30am
More Info Marcia Lee Harris will discuss her book Fanny Bixby Spencer: Long Beach’s Inspirational Firebrand. Harris’s book captures the life of Bixby by chronicling her achievements and humanitarianism, in addition to showcasing some of Bixby’s poetry. Harris will be dressed as Bixby to share stories from her book, as well as answer more in-depth questions about Bixby’s life. Call (562) 570-1042 or visit visit lbpl.org .

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.

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