Around Town | Nov. 3

TGIF
What First Fridays Art Walk
Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
When Friday, Nov. 3 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Where Bixby Knolls along Atlantic Avenue
More Info The event will celebrate a Day of the Dead theme. Visit firstfridayslongbeach.com.

WALK THE WALK
What Walking tour
Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9:30am to 11:30am
Where Gold’s Gym, 345 Pine Ave.
More Info The North Pine walking tour includes the viewing of Kress Lofts, Walker Lofts, and York Temple Lofts. Tickets cost $10 per person and can be purchased through PayPal at lbheritage.org. Call (562) 493-7019.

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.

UP IN THE AIR
What Festival of Flight
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Airport
When Saturday, Nov. 4 from 10am to 4pm
Where 3590 E. Wardlow Road
More Info The event will include food trucks and static aircraft with vehicle displays. Email stephanie.montuya-morisky@longbeach.gov.

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.

COUNTY CONCERNS
What Meeting
Who Hosted by Rotary Club of Signal Hill
When Thursday, Nov. 9 from 7:30am to 8:30am
Where Curley’s Cafe, 1999 E. Willow St.
More Info Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell will discuss recent events occurring in Los Angeles County. Breakfast is $15 for non-members. Email signalhillrotarypublicrelations@yahoo.com to RSVP.

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.

RETIRED BUT ACTIVE
What Meeting
Who Hosted by National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
When Monday, Nov. 13 at 1pm
Where Veterans Park, E. 28th St.
More Info Blue Shield Representative Rene Cervantes will discuss retirement options. Email sharon.bergeron@gmail.com.

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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