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RUMMAGE AROUND
What Rummage sale
Who Sponsored by former Signal Hill Councilmember 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.

PUT YOUR WALKING SHOES ON
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 lbheritage.org and will be distributed at meeting site.

WET FUN
What Groundwater Festival
Who Hosted by the Water Replenishment District
Where 4040 Paramount Blvd., Lakewood
When Saturday, March 15 from 10am to 2pm
More Info The annual festival includes various activities recognizing the importance of groundwater as a valuable and renewable resource across the nation. Visit wrd.org/groundwater-festival-2014.pdf .

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
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.

CHAT WITH THE CANDIDATES
What Mayoral candidate meet-and-greet
Who Long Beach Branch NAACP
Where Sunday, March 16 at 3:15pm
When Ernest McBride, Sr. Park, 1550 Martin Luther King, Jr Ave.
More Info The event will not be a debate or forum; it is formatted to promote voter-candidate interaction. Email mnaacp@gmail.com .

VETTING FUTURE EDUCATIONAL LEADERS
What Candidate forum for LBUSD School Board and LBCC Board of Trustees
Who Hosted by Long Beach City College Community Engagement Club
Where LBCC Liberal Arts Campus, 4901 Carson St., Room T-1200
When Monday, March 17 from 5:30pm to 8pm
More Info Refreshments and meet-and-greet with candidates will follow. Contact Jessica at (562) 310-1945.

‘WANA’ KNOW WHAT’S UP?
What Monthly meeting
Who Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA)
Where Veterans Park Social Hall, 101 E. 28th St.
When Monday, March 17 from 7pm to 9pm
More Info There will be a presentation about street sweeping in Long Beach. A meet-and-greet will be from 6:45pm to 7pm. The meeting will include coffee, desserts and other refreshments. On-site child care provided. Call (562) 427-5021 or emailwrigleyalliance@gmail.com .

TROUBLE HEARING ON THE PHONE?
What CTAP phone informational meeting
Who Hearing Loss Association, Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter
Where Weingart Senior Center, 5220 Oliva Ave.
When Wednesday, March 19 from 1pm to 3pm
More Info The event will include free hearing screenings. CTAP phones will be available to attendees for free. Call (562) 630-6141.

GOT STUFF?
What Donation drive
Who Meals on Wheels and Rock for Vets
Where Long Beach Scottish Rite Parking Lot, 855 Elm St.
When Saturday, March 29 and Sunday, March 30 from 8am to 3pm
More Info The donation drive aims to collect clean and gently used furniture, clothing, housewares, accessories, small appliances and toys. Call (562) 439-5000.

JAZZ IT UP
What 9th Annual Jazz Showcase
Who Millikan High School’s Orch-a-Band parent booster club
Where 2800 Snowden Ave.
When Wednesday, April 2 from 3pm to 9pm
More Info The event will showcase the musical talents of Long Beach students. Entrance fee is $4 per person, and children under 5 are free. Refreshments will be available. Call (562) 425-7441 ext. 4142 or email RBhatia@lbschools.net .

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