Long Beach Kids

National Geographic Kids Club Makes Learning Fun in an Interactive Environment

natgeo-kids-club Los Cerritos Center is pleased to announce the September through December schedule of Kids Club events in partnership with National Geographic Kids. The next event in the series will visit the mall on September 13 from 11 a.m.

Councilmember Uranga Invites Residents to the 15th Annual Long Beach Unity Festival

lb-unity-festival Councilmember Roberto Uranga invites you to join him this Saturday for the 15th Annual Long Beach Music & Arts Unity Festival! The Long Beach Unity Festival is the culmination of a year long series of events designed to encourage people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds to participate and unify the community in Greater Long Beach.

Pediatric Rehabilitation Patients Enjoy Special Scuba Diving Opportunity

Miller Children’s pediatric rehabilitation patient, Noah, takes a deep breath from a respirator, above water, to get the hang of how to breathe with the device before taking a plunge. Miller Children’s pediatric rehabilitation patient, Noah, takes a deep breath from a respirator, above water, to get the hang of how to breathe with the device before taking a plunge. On Saturday, Aug. 16, past and present pediatric rehabilitation patients from Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach were invited to the hospital’s indoor rehabilitation pool for a special scuba diving event.

Socal Honda Collecting School Supplies

The Helpful Honda Guys in Blue are bringing their Random Acts of Helpfulness to local schools. The Helpful Honda Guys in Blue are bringing their Random Acts of Helpfulness to local schools. Making sure kids start the school year off with the necessary supplies is just another way the Guys in blue are helping out in the community.

Former Patients Come Together for NICU and Pediatric Heart Surgery Reunion

A NICU Reunion graduate enjoys the beach balls and her new favorite teddy bear at the 7th Annual NICU Reunion. A NICU Reunion graduate enjoys the beach balls and her new favorite teddy bear at the 7th Annual NICU Reunion. Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach hosted its 7th Annual NICU Reunion and 2nd Annual Pediatric Heart Surgery Reunion to bring together former patients, their families and the care teams who helped them recover during their hospital stay, for a day of fun and celebration.

More Than 1,000 Kids to Receive Backpacks and School Supplies, Saturday

National Make A Difference Day Councilmember Al Austin and the Andy Street Community Association are joining together to help more than 1,000 kids get ready for the start of school. On Saturday, schoolchildren are scheduled to receive backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as free haircuts, health screenings and free food at the “Back to School Summer Blast.” During the event, there will also be an opportunity for community members to provide input on what they would like Phase II of Davenport Park to look like.

Concussions and ACL Injuries – A Duo That is On The Rise in Youth Sports

soccer-sports By: Kenneth Huh, M.D., pediatric orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Kids competing in sports is as common as fireworks in July, because for most kids being active is a way of life.

Mayor Garcia, Councilman Andrews and Others Give Students 1,200 Backpacks Loaded With School Supplies

andrews-garcia-backpack-giv Mayor Robert Garcia and Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the local nonprofits What’s Next Now.Org and New Life Beginnings, gave away 1,200 backpacks filled with school supplies at the 6th District Back to School Fair, this past Saturday, August 9th, at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

El Dorado Nature Center Invites Public to Participate in 30th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day

beach-trash Join El Dorado Nature Center and the City of Long Beach for the 30th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 20 from 9:00 – noon. This is the largest volunteer event in the state and a great way for you to make a difference in your community.

Waste Management Teams With 2014 Long Beach ICB Marathon to Repurpose Running Shoes

wm-marathon-shoe-refurb Waste Management and The Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon have teamed up to help runners transform lives by repurposing their old running shoes. In honor of the event’s 30th Anniversary on October 10 through 12, Waste Management will collect shoes from marathon runners in a reuse campaign to benefit the Long Beach Rescue Mission.

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