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Creation Station Craft Day Explores Natural Colors and Materials

creation-station-rancho-los Saturday, November 1, 2014, children, ages 6-11, are invited to participate in a free drop-in craft and activities program called Creation Station. November’s theme, Brilliant Brown, will include seasonally themed take-home crafts and activities that use natural colors and materials.

Silverado Bluegrass Band Featured at Rancho Los Cerritos Free Summer Concert

silverado-bluegrass-band This Sunday, July 27th, Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is hosting the second of 3 free Summer concerts in their beautiful backyard, this time featuring the dazzling musicianship and harmonies of the Silverado Bluegrass Band.

Tour LB’s Community Gardens and Farms by Bike

The bike tour starts at Trace Fukuhara's Pacific Wind Arts Sculpture Garden. The bike tour starts at Trace Fukuhara’s Pacific Wind Arts Sculpture Garden. Explore some of Long Beach’s best kept secret urban gardens in the north, central and downtown neighborhoods. Empact, a grassroots bicycle advocacy group sponsored by the California Endowment, is organizing a slow paced bicycle tour of community gardens and farms in Long Beach.

International City Theatre Presents “Trying” by Joanna McClelland Glass

ict-trying It’s 1967. Lyndon B. Johnson is in office, Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis have just become an “item,” protests against the Vietnam war are going strong — and Judge Francis Biddle, former Attorney General under FDR and Chief Judge at the Nuremburg Trials, is 81 years old.

Long Beach Organic Seeks Buyer For Wrigley Village Garden

wrigley-community-garden Long Beach Organic, (LBO) a non-profit that manages 9 community gardens in Long Beach is seeking a buyer for their Wrigley Village Garden, a children’s themed urban oasis developed in 2010 with the help of the City of LB’s Neighborhood Leadership Program’s “Waves4Change” team.

The Doo-Wah-Riders Headline The First of Rancho Los Cerritos Summer Concerts

rancho-los-cerritos1 On Sunday, June 22, Rancho Los Cerritos is hosting the first is a series of free Summer concerts in their beautiful backyard, featuring the high energy country music stylings of the Doo-Wah-Riders. The quintet has more than 3 decades of experience sharing the stage with just about every top-name country artist, including Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, and Willie Nelson.

Assistance League of Long Beach Installs Linda Drummond 74th president

Linda Drummond installed as the 74th president of Assistance League of Long Beach Linda Drummond installed as the 74th president of Assistance League of Long Beach Linda Drummond was installed as the 74th president of Assistance League of Long Beach on May 19 at its annual meeting and luncheon at The Grand Event Center in Long Beach.

Long Beach Organic Hosts 4th Annual Garden Tour and Wine Tasting

lb-organic-tour Long Beach Organic (LBO) will host its 4th Annual Garden Tour and Wine Tasting Fundraiser on June 1, 2014. Donors will board a chartered bus and visit four of LBO’s nine community gardens, with garden-fresh food, California wines and live music at each stop.

Unique Volunteer Opportunities Available For Teens at Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site

rancho-los-cerritos1 Local teenagers are invited to volunteer as Summer Adventures day camp counselors. The program, now in its 7th year, serves children ages 6-11. The camp, located on the Rancho Los Cerritos Historic site, runs in three week-long historically themed sessions, beginning on July 14th.

Celebrate a Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch at Rancho Los Cerritos Sunday, May 11

rancholc-mothers-day Rancho Los Cerritos is hosting a Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch on Sunday, May 11 from 10:00 a.m. – noon in the historic gardens. The brunch is a great opportunity for families to celebrate their mothers in a beautiful and unique outdoor setting.

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