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What Women’s Health Symposium
Who Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and the Women Network
Where Long Beach Memorial Hospital, 2801 Atlantic Ave.
When Friday, Oct. 18 from 8:30am to 1:30pm
More Info The event will teach women how to live healthy, active lifestyles. Registration begins at 7:30am. Tickets are $20 and include lunch. RSVP at .

What Homecoming
Who American Legion Family of Lakewood Post #496
Where 5938 Parkcrest St.
When Friday, Oct. 18 at 4:30pm
More Info National Auxiliary President Nancy Brown-Park will speak at the event. Dinner will cost $15. Call (562) 425- 3879.

What Candlelight walk
Who WomenShelter of Long Beach
Where Former Acres of Books location, 240 Long Beach Blvd.
When Friday, Oct. 18 at 6pm
More Info The walk will be held in honor of domestic-violence survivors. Participants are encouraged to wear purple, a color that represents domestic violence. Call Tatiana at (562) 437-7233 ex 27.

What Trip to the Huntington Gardens and Museum
Who The Signal Hill Historical Society
Where Signal Hill City Hall, 2175 Cherry Ave.
When Saturday, Oct. 19 from 8:30am to 4:30pm
More Info The museum will feature an exhibit of Father Junipero Serra and the California missions. Lunch will be available on the grounds. Cost is $25 for members $35 for non-members and includes admission. The bus will leave from behind City Hall at 8:30am. Call Ellen at (562) 597-5963.

What Getting Back To Work 2013: Summit on Good Job Creation and Small Business in Long Beach
Who 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal
Where Long Beach Convention Center, 200 E. Seaside Way
When Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9am to 4pm
More Info The summit will feature a full day of activities to benefit job seekers, small-business owners and general observers. The summit will include a welcome by Mayor Bob Foster, a series of workshops for small businesses and job seekers, and a networking mixer. Call (562) 570-6137 or email

What 3rd Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Who Alzheimer’s Association
Where Rainbow Lagoon Park, Shoreline Drive in downtown Long Beach
When Saturday, Oct. 19 at 9am
More Info In addition to the 5K walk, Walk to End Alzheimer’s will include entertainment, food, awards and a family festival. Onsite registration will open at 7:30am. Visit .

What Networking brunch
Who Rossmoor/Los Alamitos Republican Women Federated
Where Marriott Courtyard, 5865 Katella Ave. in Cypress
When Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9:45am to noon
More Info Steve Moeller will be the speaker, and guests will have an opportunity to network and socialize. Cost will be $20. Call (562) 857-3962.

What Open house
Who Moms Offering Moms Support (MOMS)
Where Wardlow Park: 3457 Stanbridge Ave.
When Saturday, Oct. 19 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm
More Info Attendees and their families will have an opportunity to learn about the club. Event will include food and drinks, a costume parade and a craft table. Children are encouraged to wear a costume. MOMS is an international, nonprofit, non-denominational organization that is designed for the stay-at-home or part-time working mother of today.

What Monthly meeting
Who Questing Heirs Genealogical Society
Where Resurrection Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 1900 E. Carson St.
When Sunday, Oct. 20 at 1pm
More Info The meeting will feature a talk by speaker Cele Moore, who will talk about DNA testing for genealogy. Visit or call (562) 598-3027.

What Kidical Mass Zombie Neighborhood Bike Ride
Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA)
Where Georgie’s Place, 3850 Atlantic Ave.
When Sunday, Oct. 20 from 1pm to 3pm
More Info Children and adults will bike for roughly four and a half miles, beginning and ending at Georgie’s Place. Participants are encouraged to attend dressed as zombies. Face painting will be available for those who arrive early. Email, visit or call (562) 595-0081.

What Long Beach Municipal Band fundraising campaign
Who Partners of Parks
Where Bliss Restaurant, 525 E. Broadway
When Sunday, Oct. 20 from 5pm to 8pm
More Info Larry Curtis will lead the Municipal Band as they play live during the event, which offers hors d’oeuvres, a no-host bar and a silent auction. Tickets cost $65. Call (562) 570-3209 or email .

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