Around Town | May 12

COWABUNGA!
What Night at the Movies II event
Who Hosted by the Community Hospital Long Beach Foundation
When Friday, May 12 at 6pm
Where Hyatt Regency Long Beach, 200 S. Pine Ave.
More Info The event features costumed guests vying for a chance at various awards. Bobby Herbeck, writer of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, will serve as master of ceremonies. Proceeds from the evening’s event will provide lead funding for Community Hospital Long Beach Foundation’s 2nd-century fund. Visit chlbfoundation.org.

A SIT-DOWN WITH DOUD
What Monthly meeting
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Republican Women Federated
When Saturday, May 13 at 9am
Where Long Beach Airport Marriott Hotel, 4700 Airport Plaza Dr.
More Info Laura Doud, Long Beach City auditor, will be the guest speaker at the event. The cost, which includes breakfast, is $27 for members and $32 for guests. Email longbeachrwf@gmail.com to RSVP.

WALK THE WALK
What Walking tours
Who Led by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, May 13 from 9:30am to 11:30pm (East Village); Saturday, May 20 from 9:30am to noon (downtown); and Saturday, May 27 at 9:30am (Wilmore City)
Where Meet at Ocean and Linden avenues by Modica’s restaurant (May 13); Meet at the WPA Mural, 3rd and Promenade (May 20); Meet at Bembridge House, 953 Park Circle (May 27)
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 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 TIME
What Mother’s Day Tea event
Who Hosted by Christian Outreach in Action
When Saturday, May 13 from 1pm to 3pm
Where Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 N. Studebaker Rd.
More Info The event will feature author, lawyer and Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge John Kralik. Local musician Jabe Amato will perform, and the event will also include a silent auction and raffle. Tickets are $35 each. All proceeds benefit programs and services of Christian Outreach. Visit coalongbeach.org.

WRITE RIGHT
What Writers meeting
Who Hosted by the California Writers Club
When Saturday, May 13 from 3pm to 5pm
Where Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library, 4055 Bellflower Blvd.
More Info D.P. Lyle is the author of Forensics for Dummies and will be the guest speaker at the event. Email info@calwriterslongbeach.org.

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
What Monthly 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.

FIND YOUR VOICE
What Singing-competition auditions
Who Presented by the Signal Hill Community Foundation
When Wednesday, May 24, from 1pm to 3pm and Wednesday, May 30, from 4pm to 6pm
Where Long Beach Wilson High School (May 24) and Jessie Nelson Academy (May 30)
More Info Auditions will be held for Signal Hill and Long Beach high school students who are interested in participating in a singing competition during the City’s Summer Concerts Series, which will be at Signal Hill Park. The competition will be every Wednesday from July 12 to Aug. 16. The winner of the singing series will receive a cash prize of $300, plus $200 for that individual’s school music program. Sign up for free at City Hall. The deadline is May 23. Call (562) 989-7330 or email comservices@cityofsignalhill.org.

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