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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 .

LET IT SNOW
What 4th District Snow Day
Who Long Beach City Councilmember Patrick O’Donnell
Where Whaley Park, 5620 Atherton St.
When Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11am to 3pm
More Info Event is free and will include snow, sled runs, bouncers and food. Parking will be available at CSULB’s Lot 14. Call (562) 570-6918.

CELEBRATE
What Candlelight Ceremony
Who Long Beach Unity
Where 935 E. Broadway St.
When Saturday, Feb. 22 at 5:45pm
More Info The ceremony will honor the church’s 73 years of community service. Hot chocolate will be served.

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.

EGGS WITH THE ELKS
What Monthly breakfast
Who Bellflower/ Long Beach Elks Lodge 888
Where 16426 Bellflower Blvd., Bellflower
When Sunday, Feb. 23 from 8am to noon
More Info Breakfast costs $6.50 per person and includes eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits with gravy, orange juice, assorted fruit, Belgian waffles and coffee. Call (562) 866-3027 or visit elks.org .

MEET YOUR CANDIDATES
What 7th District candidate forum
Who The Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance and the League of Women Voters
Where Social Hall at Vets Park, 101 E. 28th St.
When Monday, Feb. 24 from 7:30pm to 8:30pm
More Info Attendees will meet the candidates and learn where each candidate stands on different issues. Call Maria at (562) 427-5021 or email wrigleyalliance@gmail.com .

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 .

JOIN THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
What Mayoral forum
Who The Ocean Residents Community Association and the Downtown Residential Council
Where Bogart & Co. at the Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Blvd.
When Monday, Feb. 24 from 6pm to 9pm
More Info The event will offer attendees a chance to hear the mayoral candidates on different issues. Attendees will also get the opportunity to speak with the candidates on an individual basis. Damon Dunn, Robert Garcia, Bonnie Lowenthal, Doug Otto, Gerrie Schipske and Jana Shields have all confirmed attendance. Call (562) 435-7155 or email rsvp@orcalb.org .

SHOP FOR A GOOD CAUSE
What 5-Percent Day
Who Whole Foods and Friends of Long Beach Animals
Where Whole Foods Market,6550 E. Pacific Coast Highway
When Thursday, Feb. 27 from 7am to 10pm
More Info Whole Foods Markets will be donating 5 percent of the store’s daily proceeds to Friends of Long Beach Animals.

TALKING POLITICS
What Luncheon
Who Long Beach Lincoln Club
Where 6201 E. Appian Way
When Thursday, Feb. 27 at noon
More Info Club will have a talk by Shawn Steel, Republican National Committeeman from California. Cost is $35 for non-members. RSVP required. Email dkla1@verizon.net or call (562) 439-9390.

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