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July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · Around Town

FAIR THEE WELL
What Community health fair
Who New Hope Baptist Church
Where 1160 New York St.
When Saturday, July 27 from 10am to 2pm
More Info The fair will include free health screenings and referrals, as well as vaccinations, CPR demonstrations and other health-related activities. Participants include the American Red Cross, California Aquatic Therapy and Wellness Center, the Long Beach Fire Department and other local health organizations. The event will have games and prizes for children and free non-perishable foods and clothes.

SWING IS THE THING
What Municipal band concert
Who Hosted by 8th District Councilmember Al Austin
Where 3750 Del Mar Ave.
When Wednesday, July 31 at 6:30pm
More Info Attendees are encouraged to bring their own dinner, lawn chairs and/or blankets. Call (562) 570-3100.

KNOW YOUR OPTIONS
What Divorce Options Workshop
Who Alternatives-A Collaborative Divorce Group
Where One World Trade Center, Suite 2150
When Thursday, Aug. 1 from 6pm to 9pm
More Info The Divorce Options Workshop is presented by family-law attorneys, mental health coaches, child specialists and divorce financial professionals who will discuss their different roles in litigation, mediation and collaboration. The information provided will allow couples attending the workshop to contrast, compare and intelligently decide which family-law process works best for their family. This free workshop is available for heterosexual and homosexual couples. Email yaffa@remarriedwithchildren.com .

MEET AND EAT
What Supper club
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
Where Nino’s Italian Restaurant, 3853 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, Aug. 5 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. The August Supper Club will also have as a 55th anniversary celebration for Nino’s. RSVP at supperclub@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

NIGHT ON THE TOWN
What National Night Out
Who Signal Hill Police Department
Where Reservoir Park, 3315 Gundry Ave.
When Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 5pm to 8pm
More Info National Night Out is an event that is celebrated nationwide, with a focus on unifying the community with an ultimate goal of crime prevention. Call (562) 989- 7205.

BOOK TALK
What Author talk
Who Dana Branch Library
Where 3680 Atlantic Ave.
When Friday, Aug. 9 at 11:30am
More Info Marissa Jones will discuss her books The Melting Pot and Curve Ball. The Melting Pot is a coming-of-age story set in southern Mississippi about two African-American sisters. The novel embraces themes of acceptance, love and loyalty to family. Curve Ball tackles the topic of relationship abuse in the hopes of inspiring others to overcome and move on. Call (562) 570-1042 or visit lbpl.org .

SUNDAY FUN-DAY
What Second Sundays
Who Hosted by 8th District Councilmember Al Austin
Where Virginia Village, between 53rd St. and 56th St.
When Sunday, Aug. 11 from 1pm to 5pm
More Info Event will include live entertainment, music, food, community resources and kids activities. Residents are invited to shop and support local businesses and restaurants.

PARK IT ON THE LOT
What Concerts in the Park(ing Lot)
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA)
Where It’s a Grind Coffee House, 4245 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, Aug. 19 at 6:30pm
More Info The free concert will feature music from Jungle Fire. The BKBIA has extended its series to four concerts. Visit bixbyknollsinfo.com .

CALLING ALL WWII BUFFS
What Discussion
Who Long Beach Petroleum Club
Where 3636 Linden Ave.
When Saturday, August 24 at 11:30am
More Info Rescued ex-prisioners from WWII will discuss their experiences. The program is open to anyone that is interested. Cost is $29 per person and must be received by Aug. 13. Call (562) 818-6580 or email dtpaige@hotmail.com .

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