Long Beach holiday season
During the holiday season extra help is needed for thousands of abused and abandoned animals in the care of animal shelters and rescues. “Operation Santa Paws” — part of Justin Rudd’s Long Beach-based nonprofit 501c3 Community Action Team (CAT) — is helping by spearheading its 12th-annual canine and feline toy/treat drive to benefit less-fortunate pets [...]
Decorating homes is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Each year, approximately 400 fires involving decorated trees and holiday lights result in approximately 20 deaths and $25 million in direct property damage nationwide. Watch this video to see how quickly a Christmas tree can [...]
On Saturday, December 15, 2012 the Willmore City Heritage Association invites you and yours to attend Winter in Willmore! This FREE event will be held from 2-6pm at Drake Park: 951 Maine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813. Let’s celebrate the holiday season in Long Beach together. Come see the beautiful 50 foot Tree of Lights [...]
Have you gone to see one of the Long Beach Christmas parades this year? The colorful lights and cheery crowds are always a wonderful way to get into the spirit of the holidays. When I really need a boost of Christmas spirit—say after 10 hours fighting crowds in the mall—there’s one activity guaranteed to make me [...]
The Wrigley Association will hold its annual Christmas party & pot luck on Monday, December 3rd. Members of the Association, as well as local restaurant and merchants will donate food for the occasion. Birney Elementary School Student Council and Green Team will lead the flag salute. All the elected officials, who represent the Wrigley community [...]
Rancho Los Cerritos announces an Old Time Christmas Festival on Sunday, December 9 between 1-4 p.m. People of all ages can experience and celebrate 19th century Christmas traditions from the California frontier while learning about history in one of Long Beach’s most historic homes. A $3 donation is suggested, or $10 for families.
As the holiday season approaches, the Long Beach Police Department would like to remind everyone to take extra safety precautions, report suspicious activity immediately by calling police dispatch at 9-1-1 or (562) 435-6711, and practice the following safety tips:
The Long Beach Central Project Area Council (LB CPAC) will hold its first Holiday celebration on Thursday, December 6. Festivities get under way at 6:00pm at Mental Health America (MHA), 456 Elm Avenue, Long Beach, 90802. No official business will be transacted and the fun should wrap up around 8:30pm.
Celebrate the beginning of the Holiday Season by attending the TREE OF LOVE on Thursday, December 6 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Community Cafe at Community Hospital Long Beach, 1720 Termino Avenue. Free parking is available in the parking structure. Come and enjoy refreshments, entertainment and the lighting of the TREE OF LOVE.
The City of Long Beach encourages residents to take advantage of the City’s tradition of free “tree-cycling” services during the holidays. “Traditions are an important part of the holiday season, and I encourage residents to take advantage of this free service and make “tree-cycling” a part of their holiday tradition every year,” Mayor Bob Foster [...]