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AID HEARING LOSS
What Hearing device exhibit
Who The Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter
When Friday, Sept. 20 from 10am to noon
Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave. in Lakewood
More Info Attendees can view a free hands-on display of devices that help with hearing difficulties and receive information on how the devices work and where they can be purchased. Call (562) 630-6141.

GOT YOUR LETTERS?
What 5th Annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament
Who Rising TIDE at Marguerite Kiefer Education Center
Where Covenant Presbyterian Church, 607 E. 3rd St.
When Friday, Sept. 20 at 5:30pm
More Info Event will feature a silent auction, live music and a dessert bar. The Scrabble games will begin at 7:30pm. Prizes will be awarded to the winning individual and the winning team. Free child care will be provided. Registration donation is $25 per person. Proceeds will benefit Rising TIDE, a year-round, after school, drop-in program. Call (562) 424-3035 or email ksutton@usc.edu .

NEIL DIAMOND TRIBUTE
What Concert
Who Hosted by 4th District Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell
Where Whaley Park, 5620 Atherton St.
When Friday, Sept. 20 at 6pm
More Info The event will include a live performance by Hot August Night, a Neil Diamond tribute band. The concert is free and open to the public. Call (562) 570-6918 or email district4@longbeach.gov .

A CALL TO ACTION
What Lagoon cleanup
Who Organizing For Action and Friends Of the Colorado Lagoon
Where Colorado Lagoon, 5119 E. Colorado St.
When Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9am to 12pm
More Info The cleanup will be held to raise awareness of climate change and support the continued cleanup and restoration of the Colorado Lagoon Urban Wetlands Project. Call (562) 477-4916.

LET’S TALK
What Forum
Who Rancho Los Alamitos
Where 6400 E Bixby Hill Rd.
When Sunday, Sept. 22 from 1pm to 4:30pm
More Info A forum on California’s global diversity and the cultural fusion of place is the subject of “Shadow Landscapes: Hidden in Plain Sight.” Presenters include O.C. Weekly’s ¡Ask a Mexican! columnist and editor Gustavo Arellano, multi-media historian Philip Ethington, authors Wendy Cheng and Susan Straight and Asian hip-hop expert Oliver Wang with D.J. Waldie and Claudia Jurmain moderating. Tickets cost $15 and are available at rancholosalamitos.org .

PARK IT ON THE LOT
What Concerts in the Park(ing Lot)
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA)
Where Turner Chiropractic, 3530 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, Sept. 23 at 6pm
More Info The free concert will feature music from The IAN Band, who will play jazz. Dinner will be available for purchase at Baja Sonora. Visitbixbyknollsinfo.com .

TIP A COP
What Special Olympics benefit
Who Signal Hill and Long Beach Police Departments
When Thursday, Sept. 26 from 5pm to 9pm
Where Famous Dave’s BBQ, 300 S. Pine Ave.
More Info Police officers will be accepting tips from dinner patrons to benefit local Special Olympics programs. Call (562) 436-9260 or visit sosc.org .

ANY TEENS INTERESTED?
What Teen volunteer opportunity meetings
Who Rancho Los Cerritos
Where 4600 North Virginia Rd.
When Friday, Sept. 27 from 4pm to 5:30pm
More Info Meeting for teens interested in volunteering at the Rancho. RSVP at (562) 570-1324.

RUMMAGE AROUND
What Rummage sale
Who Los Altos Brethren School
Where 6565 Stearns St.
When Saturday, Sept. 28 from 8am to 1pm
More Info Sale items will include clothing, shoes, household goods, books, toys and more. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early for the best selection. Proceeds will help fund school programs including reading enrichment, science, art, music and more. Call (562) 430- 6983.

A CLEAN SWEEP
What Mayor’s Clean-up
Who Hosted by the City of Signal Hill
When Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9am to noon
Where Discovery Well Park, 2200 Temple Ave.
More Info The City is seeking volunteers for the clean-up. Volunteers should bring work gloves and extended grippers. The City will provide plastic bags and a limited number of extended grippers. Call (562) 989-7340.

IN HONOR OF OUR VETERANS
What Free concert
Who Rock for Vets
Where Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave.
When Saturday, Sept. 28 from 3pm to 5pm
More Info Event will feature a live performance from a local band. Visitrockforvets.net .

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