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OPPOSITES ATTRACT?
What Movie screening
Who Hosted by 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 comfort. Picnic baskets are welcome. Ticket cost is $10.

FOR FURRY FRIENDS
What Free mobile animal clinic
Who Fix Long Beach
Where McArthur Park, 1321 Anaheim St.
When Saturday, Feb. 15 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 .

PUT YOUR WALKING SHOES ON
What Downtown Long Beach Walking Tour
Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9am to 11:30am
Where Meet at WPA mural at 3rd Street and the Promenade
More Info Cost is $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance through PayPal at lbheritage.org and will be distributed at meeting site.

WHO ARE YOU?
What Monthly meeting
Who Questing Heirs Genealogical Society
Where Resurrection Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 1900 E. Carson St.
When Sunday, Feb. 16 at 1pm
More Info The meeting will focus on Civil War presentations, history and research. Visit qhgs.info or call (562) 598-3027.

KIDDING AROUND
What Kidical Mass Neighborhood Bike Ride
Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA)
Where Georgie’s Place, 3850 Atlantic Ave.
When Sunday, Feb. 16 at 1pm
More Info Children and adults will bike for roughly four and a half miles, beginning and ending at Georgie’s Place. For the bike ride, participants will deliver and pick up “packages” just like bike messengers. Email krista@bixbyknollsinfo.com, visitbixbyknollsinfo.com/kidicalmass.html or call (562) 595-0081.

RACE TO THE TOP
What Mayoral candidate forum
Who Hosted by Junior League of Long Beach and League of Women Voters
When Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 5pm to 6:30pm
Where The Grand, 4101 E. Willow St.
More Info The event is free, no reservation is required, and free parking will be provided by The Grand.

BIXBY KNOLLS BY THE NUMBERS
What State of the District
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
When Thursday, Feb. 20 from 7pm to 9pm
Where Long Beach Petroleum Club, 3636 Linden Ave.
More Info The event will include food, entertainment and news about the latest projects and progress in Bixby Knolls. $5 entry fee at the door. Call (562) 595-0081 or email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com .

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 .

MAKE MORE MONEY
What Business-plan program
Who Hosted by CSULB
When Saturday, Feb. 22 and continues on Saturdays through March 15
Where College of Continuing and Professional Education
More Info Participants do not need to be enrolled students at CSULB. To register, visit ccpe.csulb.edu/Entrepreneurship . Class size is limited.

HEART OF THE MATTER
What Women’s Heart and Stroke Seminar
Who Long Beach Memorial
Where Long Beach Memorial, 2801 Atlantic Ave.
When Saturday, Feb. 22 from starting at 7:30am
More Info Full day of women’s heart and stroke lectures. Blood pressure, carotid ultrasound, cholesterol and blood glucose (non-fasting) screenings will be provided throughout the day. Visit MemorialCare.org/LBHeart .

SEE THE SHOW
What Theater performance
Who The Friends of Music at California Heights United Methodist Church
Where 3759 Orange Ave.
When Saturday, February 22 at 6pm
More Info The Simply Sondheim event will serve as a fundraiser for the church’s choir. The performance will include selections from Company, Into the Woods, West Side Story and more. Dinner tickets cost $20. RSVP at (562)-595-1996.

IMPROVE YOUR WAY OF LIFE
What Seminar
Who The Braille Institute
Where Bixby Knolls Towers, 3737 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, Feb. 24 from 10am to 11:30am
More Info The goal of the seminar is to help people cope with the effects of vision loss. Visit brailleinstitute.org .

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