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“Beach Streets Downtown” Opens Broadway Corridor for a Day of Walking, Cycling, Skating and Socializing

beach-streets-broadway The community is invited to kick-off the “Beach Streets Downtown” Open Street event on Saturday, March 19, at 10:00 am on Broadway in front of Bixby Park. Then, the Broadway corridor will be opened up for walking, bicycling, skating and socializing, by temporarily closing the street to vehicle traffic from Pine Avenue to Euclid Avenue until 5:00 pm.

Great American 4th of July Kids’ Bike Parade to Ride Through Belmont Shore

Great American 4th of July Kids Bike Parade More than 500 kids are expected to participate in the 12th Annual Great American 4th of July Kids’ Bike Parade this weekend. The parade is all about “Red, White and Youth” says organizer Justin Rudd. Each year kids and their parents take a Fourth of July ride decked-out patriotic-themed bikes, wearing red, white & blue outfits and waving flags, in hopes of taking home top-10 prize money of $10.

Long Beach Playhouse Partners to Curate Portion of A LOT North

LB-playhouse-a-lot-north The Long Beach Playhouse will curate a portion of the A LOT North Lot, Oct. 19. A LOT is a city-wide initiative presented by the ACLB in collaboration with the City of Long Beach. Each FREE A LOT event presents a variety of genres of performance in vacant lots, activating the spaces with art, culture, and even food for the community to enjoy!

Next Summer and Music Event Features Bicycle Drive-In, August 2

sam-bicycle-drive-in Summer and Music (SAM) takes to the great outdoors with their third concert of the season – Bicycle Drive-In on Saturday, August 2 from 6-10 pm, situated on a vacant lot located on Pine Avenue between 6th & 7th Streets. Co-produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), the event will include live performances by Sam Outlaw and Rosie Harlow and the Tall Tale Boys, plus a screening of Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom.

Summer and Music Kicks off Sixth Year With Dancin’ in the Streets Saturday, June 28

summer-and-music Downtown Long Beach’s homegrown concert series Summer and Music (SAM), co-produced by the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA), marks the start of its sixth year with the expansion of series-favorite Dancin’ in the Streets on Saturday, June 28, 7-11 p.m.

The Bicycle Stand to Host Grand Opening Celebration at New Location

bike-stand-grandopening On the wheels of its smashing, spoke-tacular success at its former location, The Bicycle Stand is hosting a Grand Opening Celebration at its new space in Long Beach, Saturday, May 31, 2014. Widely praised as Southern California’s go-to destination for vintage bikes and specialized restorations, The Bicycle Stand will now occupy a gorgeous 3,000 sq.

Urban Bike Map Explores Downtown and Local Attractions

downtown-bike-map Celebrating National Bike Month and bike-friendly Long Beach, the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) announces the release of the “Downtown By Bike” urban bike map of Downtown Long Beach and surrounding areas.

6th Annual Bike Fest Rides Into the East Village May 3

Photo by Robert Couse-Baker Photo by Robert Couse-Baker Celebrating National Bike Month and bike-friendly Long Beach, the Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) will host the 6th Annual Bike Fest on Saturday, May 3 from 2:00 – 11:00 P.M. in the East Village Arts District at 1st Street and Linden Avenue.

Volunteers Needed For 10th-annual Operation Easter Basket

operation-easter-basket It’s time for the 10th-annual Operation Easter Basket. The goal is to collect and distribute 1,600 baskets this season to economically-disadvantaged boys and girls – from birth to age 16. The headquarters for this 2-day operation is at Bay Shore Church, 5100 E.

Long Beach Symphony Presents an Evening of Brahms

Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio On Saturday, March 8 at 8:00 p.m. Mexico’s most renowned pianist, Jorge Federico Osorio, joins the Long Beach Symphony, and Maestro Enrique Arturo Diemecke to perform Brahms’ glorious second piano concerto.

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