Family Friendly Summer Events; Be S.A.F.E. Program Series Kicks Off Today

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The City of Long Beach, Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invites the public to a kick-off event for the Be S.A.F.E. Program, a series of “Summer Activities in a Friendly Environment.” The free event begins at 5 pm on today, Monday, July 8, at Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave., and features an evening of family fun with moon bounces, face painting, entertainment and refreshments.

“Be S.A.F.E. is the perfect program where young people can enjoy their local parks, have fun, and meet new friends in a safe environment during the summer – all for free,” Mayor Bob Foster said.

The Be S.A.F.E. program serves neighborhoods by keeping parks open later Monday through Friday from July 8 through August 30 and offering classes, sports, games, tournaments, recreation and fitness activities and Long Beach Library “On the Go Reading Program” activities.

Be S.A.F.E. Program 2013 Locations (all programs are from 6 to 9 pm except as noted):

Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave.
Drake Park, 951 Maine Ave.
Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.
Admiral Kidd Park, 2125 Santa Fe Ave.
Scherer Park, 4600 Long Beach Blvd.
Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave.
Davenport Park, 2910 E. 55th Way, 5-8 pm
Seaside Park, 14th Street at Chestnut Avenue, 4-7 pm

For more information, call 562.570.3150.

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