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February 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Around Town

PUPS AT THE PARK
What Grand opening of El Dorado Dog Park
Who Hosted by 5th District City Councilmember Gerrie Schipske
Where 7550 E. Spring St.
When Saturday, Feb. 8 at 10am
More Info The dog park will be the first in that area. Call (562) 570-6932.

TAKE A WALK
What East Village Walking Tour
Who Long Beach Heritage
Where Meet in front of Modica’s Deli, 455 E Ocean Blvd.
When Saturday, Feb. 8 from 10am to noon
More Info The two-hour tour will stop at different locations throughout the East Village. Cost is $10. Call (562) 493-7019 or visit lbheritage.org .

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 the public. 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.

GUIDELINES FOR RESIDENTIAL PARKWAYS
What Parkway Landscaping Workshop
Who City of Signal Hill
Where Council Chambers, 2175 Cherry Ave.
When Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 6pm to 7pm
More Info The Public Works Department is in the process of developing alternative landscape design guidelines for residential parkways– the strip of land between the street and the sidewalk. The workshop will review options to assist in the capture, retention and absorption of water lost because of runoff. Call (562) 989-7340.

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 .

OPPOSITES ATTRACT?
What Movie screening
Who Long Beach Cinematheque and Lola’s Mexican Grill
Where Sunnyside Cemetery, 1095 E. Willow St.
When Friday, Feb. 14 at 6:30pm
More Info The event will feature a presentation of Hal Ashby’s film Harold and Maude. Guests are encouraged to bring low-back chairs and blankets for their comfort. Picnic baskets welcome. Ticket cost is $10.

NOW HEAR THIS
What Hearing aid check-ups
Who Sponsored by The Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter
Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave. in Lakewood
When Friday, Feb. 21 from 10am to noon
More Info Sam Moghadam, a hearing-instrument specialist from Ascent Hearing, will help visitors with their hearing aids for free. Call (562) 438-0597 or visit hlalongbeachlakewood.org .

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