Around Town | April 21


CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW?
What Hearing demonstration
Who Hosted by the Hearing Loss Association of American Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter
When Friday, April 21 from 10am to noon
Where Weingart Center, Weingart Center’s Craft Room, 5220 Oliva Ave.
More Info A representative with captioned-telephone services will provide information about free captioned phones for those that qualify. Sam Moghadam, an instrument specialist from the Ascent Hearing Center, will answer questions about hearing aids. The event is free. Call (562) 630-6141 or visit hlalongbeachlakewood.org.

BRANCHING OUT
What Neighborhood tree-planning event
Who Presented by 8th District Long Beach
When Saturday, April 22 from 9am to noon
Where Dooley Elementary School, 5075 Long Beach Blvd.
More Info Councilmember Al Austin and the City of Long Beach’s Housing and Neighborhood Services Bureau– and other community organizations– will host the event to celebrate Earth Day. Volunteers will help plant trees around the school. Call the services bureau at (562) 570-6866.

WALK THE WALK
What Walking tours
Who Led by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, April 22 and Saturday, May 27 at 9:30am (Wilmore City); Saturday, May 6 from 9:30am to 11:30am (North Pine); Saturday, May 13 from 9:30am to 11:30pm (East Village); and Saturday, May 20 from 9:30am to noon (downtown)
Where Meet at Bembridge House, 953 Park Circle (April 22 and May 27); Meet in front of Gold’s Gym, 345 Pine Ave. (May 6); Meet at Ocean and Linden avenues by Modica’s restaurant (May 13); and meet at the WPA Mural, 3rd and Promenade (May 20)
More Info Tours are, on average, about two hours. Closed-toe shoes are recommended. Cost for the Wilmore City tour is $15 per adult. Cost for the North Pine, East Village and downtown Long Beach tours are $10. Call (562) 493-7019 to RSVP or to reschedule a tour in the event of rain. Visit lbheritage.org.

TEA FOR TWO?
What Victorian tea
Who Presented by Rancho Los Cerritos
When Saturday, April 22 from 11am to 12:30pm
Where 4600 Virginia Rd.
More Info Costumed docents will serve a variety of teas, sandwiches, and pastries, and performer Kim Bemowski will talk about the secret language of Victorian fans. The Rancho’s Victorian fan collection, as well as Bemowski’s personal collection, will be on display during the tea. Tickets are $36. Visit rancholoscerritos.org/upcoming-events/victorian-tea or call (562) 206-2040.

TEE OFF
What Golf tournament
Who Hosted by Food Finders
When Monday, April 24 at 11:30am
Where Lakewood Country Club, 3101 E. Carson St.
More Info The tournament will sponsor Food Finder’s Food Rescue Program. Registration costs include single players for $150, foursome players for $600 and other optional donation amounts. Visit foodfinders.org/event/fore-food-rescue-golf-tournament to learn more about registration costs and tournament details.

CHEAP EATS FOR SENIORS
What Seniors meals program
Who Presented by 1st District Councilmember Lena Gonzalez
When Beginning Monday, April 24
Where Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave., and Silverado Park, 545 W 31st St.
More Info The senior meal program– which features hot, cold and pre-packaged meals served from noon to 1pm Mondays through Fridays– will be returning to the 1st and 7th council districts. There is a suggested donation of $1. Call (562) 570-6919 or email district1@longbeach.gov.

STAY IN THE KNOW
What Community meeting
Who Hosted by 8th District Councilmember Al Austin
When Monday, April 24 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Where The Mirage Cafe, 539 E. Bixby Rd.
More Info The community meetings are scheduled for the fourth Monday of each month to provide an opportunity for residents to hear about the latest updates in the 8th District and the City, as well as to ask questions and share comments. This month’s guest speaker will be Long Beach City Auditor Laura Doud.

A LOOK AT CRIME
What North Long Beach community meeting
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Police Department
When Wednesday, April 26 from 6pm to 7pm

Where North Division Substation, 4891 Atlantic Ave.

More Info Commander Rudy Komisza will conduct the meeting, with guest guest Detective Claudia Lopez speaking about financial crimes investigations. Contact Patrol Resource Officer Jose Gonzalez at (562) 570-9827 or Neighborhood Services Specialist Erika Moreno at (562) 570-9825 or lbpdnorth@longbeach.gov.

TALKING POLITICS

What Luncheon meeting

Who Hosted by the Long Beach Lincoln Club

When Thursday, April 27 at noon

Where 6201 Appian Wy.

More Info Dan Schnur, a political pollster and creator of the University of Southern California/Los Angeles Times statewide political poll, will discuss his analysis of this past presidential election and politics in California. Cost is $35. Email Paul at pc@lawbbc.com or call (562) 435-1426 to RSVP

EGGS FOR ELKS

What Monthly breakfast

Who Hosted by the Elks Lodge #888

When Sunday, April 30 from 8am to noon

Where 16426 Bellflower Blvd.

More Info The cost is 47 per person and includes eggs to order, full breakfast buffet, waffles with all toppings, coffee, orange juice and drink specials at the bar.

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

What Meeting

Who Hosted by Questing Heirs Genealogical Society, Inc.

When Monday, May 21, 2017 at 1pm

Where 5918 E. Parkcrest St.

More Info The meeting, which is free and open to the general public, will provide tools for genealogical research from experts. Contact Liz Stookesberry at (562) 760-3027

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *