Long Beach News and Events
Join the Los Altos United Methodist Church for their annual Craft Fair on Saturday, November 5, 2016, from 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. There are lots of vendors, ranging from crafty and homemade, to well-known suppliers. Previous years have included Pampered Chef, Scensty, PartyLite, Jamberry, Cookie Lee and Origami Owl.
Singer, songwriter, entertainer, poet and teacher, Tom Kimmel will lead a workshop this weekend in November.
The Grace First Concert Series is proud to welcome Tom Kimmel to the Grace First Sanctuary on Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m., and again in a songwriting workshop on Sunday, November 13 from 1-4 p.m.
The Health Department continues to encourage flu vaccinations for all people 6 months of age and older.
Health officials are reminding Long Beach residents that it’s not too early to get a flu shot now, because outbreaks can occur as early as October.
The community is invited to join the City of Long Beach and the Citizens Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD) in a celebration recognizing October as Disability Employment Awareness Month. The celebration will be held on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, including a 30-minute program beginning at 1:30 pm.
Mayor Robert Garcia – Photo from Facebook
In response to a request by Mayor Robert Garcia, the Long Beach Economic Development Commission will create an Economic Development Blueprint to support the creation of businesses, well-paying jobs, and increased economic activity.
For five years in a row, the City of Long Beach has been named one of the best cities in the nation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) inclusion in municipal law and policy. Long Beach was one of only 60 cities nationwide to achieve a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index (MEI).
Howard CDM’s recently completed project EcoHouse, a state-of-the-art daycare and preschool facility that serves infants and children affected by homelessness, has been selected to receive the Merit Award for Sustainable Sites at U.S.
The City of Long Beach has joined the White House Data Driven Justice Initiative (DDJ), joining more than 100 cities seeking to disrupt the cycle of incarceration.
By Jørund Føreland Pedersen [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia CommonsComplex announced additional details on its “first ever cultural World’s Fair” ComplexCon, taking place in Long Beach, CAon Saturday, November 5th & Sunday, November 6th.
A copy of the Official “Things Green Day” Mayoral Proclamation.
The community is invited to attend a free “Meet & Greet” event with Garden Expert Nick Federoff of the show “Things Green” that will include previews of four Long Beach locations that will be featured in the upcoming Fall Season.