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August 23rd, 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, Aug. 23 at 10:30am
More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Guests are welcome at a requested donation of $2.

FAMILY FUN
What 4th Fridays Street Fair
Who Hosted by 5th District City Councilmember Gerrie Schipske
Where Parkview Village, 4195 Viking Way
When Friday, Aug. 23 from 5pm to 8pm
More Info The event will include live music, art displays, live painting, games, fitness obstacles and more. Call (562) 570-6932.

FUN FOR FIDO
What Groundbreaking ceremony
Who The Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine
Where El Dorado Park East Dog Park, 7550 E. Spring St.
When Saturday, Aug. 24 at 10am
More Info Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster and 5th District City Councilmember Gerrie Schipske will be present at the groundbreaking ceremony. Dogs on leashes are welcome. Treats and water will be provided. Call (562) 570-3150.

CHARI-TEE!
What Charity golf tournament
Who Help Me Help You nonprofit
Where Lakewood Country Club, 3101 Carson St.
When Saturday, Aug. 24 at noon
More Info The tournament will be in a two-man ball format. Registration is open to the public, and limited spots remain. Team fees are $125 per person, $450 for four, and include cart fees, golf hat, goodie bags and dinner. Golfer registration begins on-site at 10am. The event will conclude with a dinner ceremony. Help Me Help You runs the Food Pantry program in partnership with St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. This pantry provides healthy food options to 3,000 homeless and low-income children and families monthly. Call (562) 733-1147 x160 or email info@helpmehelpu.org .

EGGS WITH THE ELKS
What Monthly breakfast
Who Bellflower/ Long Beach Elks Lodge 888
Where 16426 Bellflower Blvd., Bellflower
When Sunday, Aug. 25 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 .

SUNDAY IN THE PARK
What Summer Fun Day and Concert
Who 4th District Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell
Where Whaley Park, 5620 Atherton St.
When Sunday, Aug. 25 at 3pm
More Info The event will be free and will feature a performance by the Elm Street Band. Call (562) 570-6918.

BACK TO SCHOOL
What Open house
Who Bethany Lutheran School
Where 5100 E. Arbor Rd.
When Sunday, Aug. 25 at 3pm and 4:15pm
More Info The school will allow enrolled and prospective students and families to tour the campus. Email Kathy at ktucker@bethanylutheran.org .

WHAT’S GOING ON AT THE PORT?
What Community workshop
Who Port of Long Beach
Where Luna Solstice Room at Hotel Maya, 700 Queensway Dr.
When Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 7am to 9am and then from 5pm to 7pm
More Info Attendees will learn about ongoing development projects and traffic impacts in the Port, including the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project, Anaheim Street repaving, and Port-wide traffic management. Visit newgdbridge.com .

GET WISE ON GROUNDWATER
What Historic signing ceremony
Who Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) and Sanitation District of Los Angeles County
Where San Jose Reclamation Plant Wet Control Room, 1965 Workman Mill Rd. in Whittier
When Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 10am
More Info This historic signing ceremony will mark the continuation of a 50-plus-year recycled-water partnership between the sanitation districts and WRD, with hopes of ensuring a plentiful water supply through such programs as the WRD’s Groundwater Reliability Improvement Program. Tours of the reclamation plant will be offered after the ceremony. Call (562) 275-4215 or email grip@wrd.org .

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