Around Town | Nov. 10

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.

WALK THE WALK
What Walking tour
Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9:30am to 11:30am
Where Meet at Ocean Boulevard and Linden Avenue
More Info The tour will visit historical landmarks such as the Lafayette Hotel. Walkers will also view multiple home styles, including Italianate, art deco, international, mid-century modern buildings and “own-your-own” residential high-risers that were catered to the elegant living after World War I. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased through PayPal on lbheritage.org. Call (562) 493-7019.

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.

LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR
What Meeting
Who Hosted by The Good Neighbors of North Long Beach
When Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 7am to 8:15am
Where Spires Restaurant, 1930 Del Amo Blvd.
More Info Founder and executive director of the organization Love Beyond Limits Maleka Long will discuss his new mentoring program installed in local middle schools. Email vallerch@gmail.com.

AN IM-PORT-ANT TALK
What Meeting
Who Hosted by the Rotary Club of Signal Hill
When Thursday, Nov. 16 from 7:30am to 8:30am
Where Curley’s Cafe, 1999 E. Willow St.
More Info Executive Director of the Port of Long Beach Mario Cordero will discuss present and future plans for the port. Breakfast will be $15 for guests. Email signalhillrotarypublicrelations@yahoo.com to RSVP.

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.

THE PLAY’S THE THING
What Play
Who Hosted by Renaissance High School for the Arts
When Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov 18 at 2pm
Where Beverly O’Neill Theater, 300 E. Ocean Blvd.
More Info Students will present the musical Beauty and the Beast. Tickets cost $20 for adults and $15 for students and children. Visit bit.ly/2hnLLrH to purchase tickets. Email MMDowell@lbschools.net.

PUT YOUR WALKING SHOES ON
What Walking tour
Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9:30am to noon
Where Meet at the WPA Mural at 3rd Street and the Promenade
More Info The walkers on the downtown tour will view and learn about a variety of buildings including Insurance Exchange Building, The Breakers, The Willmore Building, and Farmers & Merchants Bank. The event costs $10, and the tickets can be purchased through PayPal on lbheritage.org. Call (562) 493-7019.

BUILD YOUR OWN
What Workshop
Who Hosted by Rancho Los Cerritos
When Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10am to noon
Where 4600 Virginia Road
More Info Attendees will participate in a build-your-own planter workshop. The process of making the plant pots is hypertufa, which will include the mixing of cement and organic materials. The event costs $35, and pre-registration is required. Visit rancholoscerritos.org to register.

A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
What Meeting
Who Hosted by the League of Women Voters
When Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10am to noon
Where Los Altos Library, 5614 E. Britton Dr.
More Info A panel of speakers that represent various city officials will discuss how to actively engage in local politics. Email iyokoi@msn.com.

LEND THEM YOUR EARS
What Storytelling event
Who Hosted by Long Beach Storytellers
When Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7:30pm
Where El Dorado Nature Center, 7550 E. Spring St.
More Info Multiple speakers will share their stories at the event. A $5 donation will be requested before guests enter, and refreshments will be provided. Call (562) 570-1745 to RSVP.

AN EARLY START
What Alternative Christmas market
Who Hosted by California Heights United Methodist Church
When Sunday, Nov. 19 from 11am to 12:30pm
Where 3759 Orange Ave.
More Info The market will feature handcrafted items including clothes, ornaments, cards, handbags, toys and jewelry. Visit calheightsumc.org.

SPOKES-PEOPLE
What Bike ride
Who Hosted by the BKBIA
When Sunday, Nov. 19 at 1pm
Where Georgie’s Place, 3850 Atlantic Ave.
More Info Bikers are encouraged to bring canned-food donations, which will be given to the Long Beach Rescue Mission. Donations will be accepted before and after the bike ride. Visit bixbyknollsinfo.com.

What Walking tour
Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, Nov. 25 at 9:30am
Where Meet at the Bembridge House, 953 Park Circle
More Info The tour will include viewing Victorian-styled homes, along with ‘20s revival styles including Spanish Colonial, Dutch Colonial and Tudor. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased through PayPal on lbheritage.org. Call (562) 493-7019.

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