Around Town | Oct. 20

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.

SPOKES-PEOPLE
What Neighborhood bike ride
Who Hosted by the BKBIA
When Sunday, Oct. 22 at 1pm
Where Georgie’s Place, 3850 Atlantic Ave.
More Info There will be a makeup artist present to help decorate participants into zombies for the bike ride. Visit bixbyknollsinfo.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.

ELECTION REFLECTION
What Luncheon and meeting
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Lincoln Club
When Thursday, Oct. 26 at noon
Where 6201 Appian Way
More Info Republican candidate for the 2018 California Governor’s election Travis Allen will discuss his plans if elected. The event costs $35. Call (562) 435-1426.

TAKE IT BACK
What Drug take-back
Who Hosted by Long Beach Memorial
When Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10am to 2pm
Where 2801 Atlantic Ave.
More Info The Take Back Pharmacy event representatives will collect expired pharmaceutical drugs. Call (562) 933-2885.

NOW HEAR THIS
What Meeting and demonstration
Who Hosted by the Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America
When Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10:30am to 12:30pm
Where Weingart Center, 5220 Oliva Ave.
More Info The demonstration will include a free preview of new Hearing Assistive Technology, and hearing instrument specialist Sam Moghadam will be available to answer questions regarding hearing aids. Call (562) 630-6141 or visit hlalongbeachlakewood.org.

WEAR IT WELL
What Fashion show and luncheon
Who Hosted by Long Beach Soroptimists
When Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10:30am to 2:30pm
Where Marriott, 4700 Airport Plaza Dr.
More Info Tickets are $60 each and will include boutique shopping, a luncheon, cash bar and fashion show. All proceeds will go towards Live Your Dream and Day of Success programs to help women and girls enter or re-enter the workforce. Purchase tickets through soroptimist-longbeach.org or call (562) 355-5675.

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.

HIT THE ROAD
What Tour
Who Hosted by Lifetime Learning Center
When Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 8:30am to 5:30pm
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 Gemological Institute of America and the Museum of Making Music. Lunch will be at Karl Strauss Brewing Co. Restaurant. The tour costs $89. Call (562) 938-3048.

PUT YOUR WALKING SHOES ON
What Walking tour
Who Hosted by Los Cerritos Neighborhood Association
When Saturday, Nov. 4 and Sunday, Nov. 5 from 10am to 3pm
Where Los Cerritos neighborhood
More Info Historian Carson Anderson will lead the walking tours. Tickets cost $20. Visit loscerritosna.org/events.

FOSTERING TOLERANCE
What Speaker series
Who Hosted by the Congregation Shir Chadash
When Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Where 6440 Del Amo Blvd.
More Info Father Alexi Smith will discuss Catholicism. The Congregation Shir Chadash highlights the need to inform the community of a variety of religions to challenge religious intolerance. Call (562) 429-0715 or visit csclakewood.org.

ON THE ROAD AGAIN
What Tour
Who Hosted by Lifetime Learning Center
When Thursday, Nov. 16 from 8am to 5pm
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 Union Station is Los Angeles, take the Red Line to Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street and visit the Hollywood Museum. Tickets cost $84.
Call (562) 938-3048.

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