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FOR FURRY FRIENDS
What Free mobile animal clinic
Who Fix Long Beach
Where McArthur Park, 1321 Anaheim St.
When Saturday, Feb. 1 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 fixlongbeach.com .

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

What Second District E-Waste and Recycling Drive
Who Hosted by 2nd District Councilmember Dr. Suja Lowenthal
Where Broadway Parking Lot, 335 E. Broadway St.
When Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9am to noon
More Info The public is encouraged to drop off electronic waste, sofas, mattresses, chairs, etc. Call (562) 570-6684.

GO GREEN

What Free Eco-gardener classes
Who Water Replenishment District of Southern California
Where 4040 Paramount Blvd.
When Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9:30am to noon
More Info The class will focus on garden design features. Call (562) 275-4235 or visit ecogardener.org .

BOOK TO ACTION
What Author talk
Who The Long Beach Main Public Library
Where Main Library Auditorium, 101 Pacific Ave.
When Saturday, Feb. 1 at 2pm
More Info As part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, attendees will discuss A Voice from the White Horse: A Child Escapes the Cambodian Genocide with authors Julie Lee and Keith Vickers. The book is based on the true story of 6-year-old Lee’s survival following Pol Pot’s takeover of Cambodia. Call (562) 570-7500 or visit lbpl.org .

MEET AND GREET
What Supper Club
Who Bixby Knolls Supper Club
Where EJ Malloy’s, 4306 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, Feb. 3 at 6:30pm
More Info The Bixby Knolls Supper Club supports local restaurants by dining at them on Monday nights, which are typically slow. RSVPs are necessary; email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

HEAR THE MUSIC
What Choir performance
Who African Children’s Choir
Where Bethany Baptist Church, 2250 Clark Ave.
When Sunday, Feb. 9 at 6pm
More Info Concert will be free and open to all. A free-will offering will be taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir programs, such as education, care and relief and development programs. The choir is a nonprofit humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Africa’s most vulnerable children. Call (562) 597-2411.

STEPPING STONES TO EMPLOYMENT
What Training class
Who Disabled Resources Center, Inc.
Where 2750 E. Spring St., Suite #100
When Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 1:30pm to 3pm
More Info The eight-week classes will focus on interpersonal communication skills and disability etiquette. Call Andrew at (562) 427-1000, ext. 23.

NETWORK YOUR WAY TO THE TOP

What Networking group
Who The Success Network
Where Corner Bakery, 6507 E. PCH
When Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 7:30am to 9:00am
More Info The Success Network is a professional networking group which meets on the second Wednesday of every month, for breakfast and discussions or presentations. The group is open to small-business leaders who seek networking opportunities with other professionals who are also interested in growing their businesses through relationships and referrals.

BOOKWORMS, UNITE
What Monthly community book club
Who The Bixby Knolls Literary Society
Where Elise’s Tea Room, 3924 Atlantic Ave.
When Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7pm
More Info The club will delve into Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence. Parking is available along Atlantic Avenue. Refreshments will be provided. Call (562) 595-0081 or email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

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