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What Candidate brunch
Who North Long Beach Community Action Group
Where Historic Long Beach Dairy and Creamery, 167 E. South St.
When Saturday, March 8 from 9:30am to 1pm
More Info This will be an informal and open event designed to educate and inform the community. Attendees will be able to ask candidates any questions they desire, either privately or openly. Food and refreshments will be served. Call (562) 428-7710.

What Pow Wow, an American-Indian social celebration
Who Hosted by Cal State Long Beach
Where Central Quad of the campus, which is located at 1250 Bellflower Blvd.
When Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9– from 11am each day until 10pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday
More Info Email or call (562) 985-8528. A campus map and directions can be found at .

What L.A. Opera Series
Who L.A. Opera and the El Dorado Neighborhood Library
Where El Dorado Neighborhood Library, 2900 Studebaker Rd.
When Saturday, March 8 at 2pm
More Info The event will feature a talk by John Spear, an LA Opera community educator, who will present a multi-media program called Encore featuring famous opera singers and their favorite encores. This program is part of the LA Opera Lecture Series, presented by LA Opera’s Community Educators, a team of trained volunteer experts. The LA Opera Lecture Series presents insightful talks on opera’s history, literature, philosophy, and fine arts. Visit .

What Free writers event
Who California Writers Club of Long Beach
Where Long Beach Los Altos Branch Library, 5614 East Britton Dr.
When Saturday, March 8 from 3pm to 5pm
More Info The speaker will be Flora Brown, Ph.D, who will give tips on how to publish work. Call (562) 400-1100 or email .

What Pet fair
Who Friends of Long Beach Animals and West Coast Animal Rescue
Where Gelson’s Market, 6255 E. 2nd St.
When Sunday, March 9 from 11am to 3pm
More Info Cats and dogs will be up for adoption. Those who choose to foster can do so. Treats will be provided. Call (562) 430-6042.

What General meeting
Who National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
When Monday, March 10 at 1pm
Where Veterans Park, 101 E. 28th St.
More Info The meeting will include speaker Kate McCarthy of Friends of Ireland. NARFE meetings recur the second Monday of each month.

What Monthly breakfast meeting
Who The Good Neighbors of North Long Beach
Where Spires Restaurant, 1935 Del Amo Blvd.
When Tuesday, March 11 at 7am
More Info The guest speaker will be 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal.

What Cochlear-implant panel
Who Hearing Loss Association, Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter
Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave. in Lakewood
When Thursday, March 13 at 6:30pm
More Info The event will feature a panel of HLAA members who wear cochlear implants. They will discuss how the implant works, the cost and insurance plans. Attendees will be able to ask questions. Call (562) 438-0597 or visit .

What Glee concert
Who U.S. Naval Academy Men’s Glee Club
Where Covenant Presbyterian Church, 607 E. 3rd St.
When Friday, March 14 at 7:30pm
More Info An “endless spaghetti dinner” will take place from 5pm to 7:15pm. Donations of $15 are requested for the meal. All proceed­­s will support Rising Tide, a year-round after-school program.

What Rummage sale
Who Sponsored by Ellen Ward and the Signal Hill Historical Society
Where 2477 Gaviota Ave.
When Saturday, March 15 from 7am to 1pm
More Info All sales will benefit the Signal Hill Historical Society. Donations can be picked up. Call (562)597-5963.

What Downtown Long Beach Walking Tour
Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, March 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 and will be distributed at meeting site.

What Monthly meeting
Who Questing Heirs Genealogical Society
Where Resurrection Lutheran Church Parish Hall, 1900 E. Carson St.
When Sunday, March 16 at 1pm
More Info The event will serve as the Society’s 45th birthday celebration. Attendees will learn the history of the group and learn of upcoming projects. There will be a catered luncheon of sandwiches, salads and cakes.

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