Around Town

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, Nov. 22 at 10:30am
More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Call (714) 345-2338.


What Free mobile animal clinic
Who Fix Long Beach
Where Martin Luther King Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.
When Saturday, Nov. 23 from 7am to 4pm
More Info Event will offer free spay and neuter procedures to those who have made appointments. Microchipping, deworming and flea-control products as well as nail-trimming will be offered at discounted prices. Appointments are not necessary to get required shots for dogs and cats. Visit .

What Community coffee
Who 63rd District Assemblymember Anthony Rendon
Where Long Beach Historical Society, 4260 Atlantic Ave.
When Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9am to 11am
More Info Attendees will be able to address questions or concerns they have about the community with Rendon. Coffee and other refreshments will be available while supplies last. Email .

What Holiday potluck party
Who Long Beach Central Project Area Council, Inc.
Where ArtExchange, 340 E. 3rd St.
When Thursday, Dec. 5 at 6pm
More Info The ArtExchange’s second annual Holiday Salon art exhibition will be on display. Attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to share. Call (562) 225-9462.

What Book signing
Who Historical Society of Long Beach
Where 4260 Atlantic Ave.
When Friday, Dec. 6 from 7pm to 8pm
More Info Long Beach Press-Telegram columnist Tim Grobaty will be signing copies of his latest book, Growing Up in Long Beach at the Historical Society of Long Beach during Bixby Knolls First Friday Art & Culture Walk. Growing Up in Long Beach will be available for purchase for $20.

What Holiday performance
Who The Act Out Community Theater
Where The Community Center at Light and Life Christian Fellowship, 5951 Downey Ave.
When Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7pm
More Info The Act Out Community Theater program will embark on its fourth holiday production of Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Ticket cost $3. The Act out Community Theater offers tuition-free theater and arts workshops to under-resourced and at-risk individuals in north Long Beach.

What North Long Beach Christmas potluck
Who The North Long Beach Community Action Group
Where Long Beach Dairy and Creamery, 167 E. South St.
When Sunday, Dec. 7 from 3pm to 7pm
More Info Attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite seasonal dish and an ornament. The North Long Beach Community Action Group hosts informational meetings the first Sunday of every month. Call (562) 428-7710.

What Monthly community book club
Who The Bixby Knolls Literary Society
Where Elise’s Tea Room, 3924 Atlantic Ave.
When Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7pm
More Info This month, the club delves into Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner. Parking is available along Atlantic Avenue. Refreshments will be provided. Call (562) 595-0081 or email

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