Around Town | Oct. 13

LET’S TALK
What Meeting
Who Hosted by Long Beach Republican Women Federated
When Saturday, Oct. 14 at 9am
Where Long Beach Airport Marriott Hotel, 4700 Airport Plaza Dr.
More Info California State Senator Janet Nguyen will be a speaker at the meeting, which costs $27 for members and $32 for guests, and the tickets include breakfast. RSVP is required and can be by emailing longbeachRWF@gmail.com.

FOR FOUR-LEGGED FRIENDS
What Pet vaccinations
Who Hosted by the City of Signal Hill
When Saturday, Oct. 14 from 11am to 2pm
Where Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave.
More Info A low-cost vaccination with microchip will be provided for attendees’ dogs and cats. Microchips will be available for $15, and the vaccinations will cost $10 for animals 4 months or older. Call (562) 989-7330 or visit cityofsignalhill.org.

WRITE RIGHT
What Meeting
Who Hosted by the California Writers Club
When Saturday, Oct. 14 from 3pm to 5pm
Where Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library, 4055 Bellflower Blvd.
More Info Attendees will learn how to outline their stories. Visit calwriterslongbeach.org.

MORE THAN MARIACHI
What Dance
Who Hosted by the Willmore City Heritage Association
When Saturday, Oct. 14 from 11am to 6pm
Where Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave.
More Info Attendees will listen to live Latin music, learn how to dance and picnic. Visit willmorecity.org.

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?
What Meeting
Who Hosted by Questing Heirs Genealogical Society, Inc
When Sunday, Oct. 15 at 1pm
Where 5918 E. Parkcrest St.
More Info Experts will explain the process of genealogical research. Visit qhgs.info or call (562) 760-3027.

FA-LA-LA-LA-LA
What Sing-along
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Chorale and Chamber Orchestra
When Monday, Oct. 16 at 7:15pm
Where St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 5100 E. Broadway St.
More Info The community is invited to join the Long Beach Chorale. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Call (562) 427-1931.

CRACK A BOOK
What Book club
Who Hosted by Bixby Knolls Literary Society
When Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7pm
Where Elise’s Tea Room, 3924 Atlantic Ave.
More Info The book that will be discussed is Martin Eden by Jack London. Refreshments will be provided. Email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com.

A SCREENING WITH MEANING
What Documentary and panel discussion
Who Hosted by Long Beach City College
When Thursday, Oct. 19 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Where 4901 E. Carson St.
More Info Guests will watch the documentary Chasing Coral, which is about how the changing climate is impacting ocean life. Admission is free. Contact mkaplinsky@lbcc.edu.

A CLEAN SWEEP
What City clean-up
Who Hosted by the City of Signal Hill
When Saturday, Oct. 21 from 9am to 11am
Where Long Beach Islamic Center, 995 E. 27th St.
More Info Volunteers will participate in a clean-up of the Atlantic Avenue and Spring Street neighborhood. Contact the Community Development Department at (562) 989-7340.

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE
What 5K and 3K run
Who Easter Seals Southern California (ESSC)
When Saturday, Oct. 21 from 7am to 10:15am
Where Shoreline Aquatic Park, 200 Aquarium Way
More Info The run will raise money to support ESSC. Snacks, drinks, games, giveaways and live music will be provided. Children under 12 years old are free. Pre-registration is $35, and online registration is $40. Call (323) 573-5111.

SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT
What Discussion
Who Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Long Beach Area (LWVLBA)
When Saturday, Oct. 21 at 10am
Where Los Altos Branch Library, 5514 E. Britton Dr.
More Info Executive Director of the nonprofit Partner of Parks, Randy Zarn, and LWVLBA members Lois Ledger and Lisa Swanson will discuss the importance of keeping public parks safe, clean and accessible. Email iyokoi@msn.com.

UNDER THE STARS
What Dancing dinner
Who Hosted by Rancho Los Cerritos
When Sunday, Oct. 22 from 5pm to 9pm
Where 4600 Virginia Road
More Info The event will take place in the garden at the rancho and feature live music with dinner presented by Primal Alchemy. Tickets are $150 and can be purchased at rancholoscerritos.org/upcoming-event/stardusk-dinner-dance. Call (562) 206-2040.

TO YOUR HEALTH
What Panel discussion on breast cancer
Who Hosted by Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center
When Monday, Oct. 23 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Where 1050 Linden Ave.
More Info The Diversity Panel discussion will feature breast-cancer survivors. The event will include a free lunch. Reservations are required, so call (888) 478-6279.

ON THE ROAD
What Tour
Who Hosted by Lifetime Learning Center
When Thursday, Oct. 26 from 9:30am to 6pm
Where The tour will depart from LBCC Foundation Building, 4901 Conant St. and will return to the Senior Studies Center, 1305 E. PCH
More Info The tour will visit the Oak Glen Orchards. Lunch is included, and guests will be able to bring a whole pie home. The tour costs $79. Call (562) 938-3048.

FOR THE KIDS
What Festival
Who Hosted by Miller Children’s Hospital
When Saturday, Oct. 28 from 2pm to 5pm
Where Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave.
More Info Pediatric endocrinologists will host a Halloween-themed event for patients with diabetes. Patients will dress up in costumes, listen to music, play games, have refreshments and win prizes. Call (562) 933-8654 to RSVP.

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