Around Town | Oct. 27

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.

TO YOUR HEALTH… AND KNOWLEDGE
What Health and book fair
Who Hosted by American University of Health Sciences
When Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10am to 2pm
Where 1600 E. Spring St.
More Info Free health-screening services, flu shots, groceries and books will be available for children between the ages of 4 to 11. Email mmaloles@auhs.edu.

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.

SAVING SENIORS
What Wine-tasting fundraiser
Who Hosted by The Heart of Ida
When Monday, Nov. 6 from 6pm to 10pm
Where International City Masonic Lodge, 5155 PCH
More Info Tickets are available on Eventbrite and cost $30 to $40 depending on if the attendee is a student or a senior. Guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres and hand-curated wines from the Mediterranean. All proceeds go toward helping low-income seniors in Long Beach. Visit heartofida.org.

BLADDER MATTERS
What Seminar
Who Hosted by Long Beach Memorial
When Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 5:30pm to 7pm
Where Old Ranch Country Club, 3901 Lampson Ave.
More Info Experts will discuss bladder control during a free seminar in honor of Bladder Health Awareness Month in November. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Call 800-Memorial to RSVP.

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.

PAGE-TURNERS
What Bixby Knolls Literary Society
Who Hosted by the BKBIA
When Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7pm
Where Elise’s Tea Room, 3924 Atlantic Ave.
More Info The book club will discuss Memento Mori by Muriel Spark. Refreshments will be provided. Call (562) 595-0081 or email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com.

CALIFORNIA CONSERVATIVES?
What Meeting
Who Hosted by Long Beach Republican Women Federated
When Saturday, Nov. 11 at 9am
Where Marriott Hotel, 4700 Airport Plaza Dr.
More Info James V. Lacy, frequent guest on Fox Business News Channel’s “Varney & Co.” and author of California’s War Against Trump will be the guest speaker at the meeting. Email longbeachrwf@gmail.com or call (562) 938-9180 to RSVP. The meeting costs $27 for members and $32 for non-members, and the tickets include breakfast. Purchase tickets through longbeachrepublicanwomen.com.

WRITE RIGHT
What Writing lesson
Who Hosted by the California Writers Club of Long Beach
When Saturday, Nov. 11 from 3pm to 5pm
Where Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library, 4055 Bellflower Blvd.
More Info Writers will learn about the importance of abstract elements to improve their writing abilities. Visit calwriterslongbeach.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 in 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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