Around Town | Dec. 8

A CLEAN SWEEP
What Clean-up
Who Hosted by East Village Association
When Saturday, Dec. 9 from 8am to 11am
Where 423 E. 4th St.
More Info Volunteers will help clean the neighborhoods. Gloves, trash bags and tools will be available at the event. After the clean up, a barbeque lunch will be provided. Visit facebook.com/events/146712639280638/.

RED ANALYZES BLUE
What Meeting
Who Long Beach Republican Women Federated
When Saturday, Dec. 9 at 9:30am
Where Long Beach Marriott Hotel, 4700 Airport Plaza Dr.
More Info Lydie M. Denier, actress and author of A Voice For Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, will discuss and analyze Democratic politician Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. Email longbeachrwf@gmail.com to RSVP. The meeting costs $27 for members and $32 for guests, and it will include breakfast. Visit longbeachrepublicanwomen.com.

VIEW, WALK, EAT
What Art walk
Who Hosted by East Village Association
When Saturday, Dec. 9 from 4pm to 10pm
Where From 4th Street and Linden Avenue to 1st Street and Elm Avenue
More Info Live performances and food trucks will be available for guests, and businesses and galleries will display artwork. Visit lbartwalk.org.

PAGE-TURNERS
What Book club
Who Hosted by Bixby Knolls Literary Society
When Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 7pm
Where Elise’s Tea Room, 3924 Atlantic Ave.
More Info The Master and Margarita by author Mikhail Bulgakov is the next book that will be discussed at the meeting. The book is set during a time of Soviet Union leader Joseph Stalin’s regime. The public is welcome, and all are encouraged to read the book in advance. Refreshments will be provided. Email info@bixbyknollsinfo.com.

A SCREENING WITH A MEANING
What Screening
Who Hosted by the Arts Council for Long Beach
When Thursday, Dec. 14, from 7pm to 9pm
Where The Art Theater, 2025 E. 4th St.
More Info The event will feature a screening of Served Like a Girl, which provides a candid look at several American women as they transition from active duty to civilian life after serving tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Visit servedlikeagirl.eventbrite.com.

AN ‘ARRESTING’ EVENT?
What Grand reopening
Who Hosted by Long Beach Police Department
When Saturday, Dec. 16 from 11:30am to 2:30am
Where 400 W. Broadway
More Info The South Patrol Division of Long Beach Police Department has been restored and relocated, and the division is opening its station to the public for tours. Visit facebook.com/events/143166033120581/.

PREACHING TO THE CHOIR
What Concert
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Youth Chorus
When Sunday, Dec. 17 at 6:30pm
Where Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 Studebaker Rd.
More Info The Long Beach Youth Chorus will debut for the first time and perform six pieces under the direction of Steven Clausen. The concert is free. Email Stan DeWitt, executive director of the choral group, at stan@gracefirst.org.

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