Long Beach Kids

Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor the Fastest Growing Haunt in Southern California

qm-dark-harbor-graceful-ga On Thursday, October 2, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor unleashed a spectacle of new haunted spirits, mazes and attractions that landed the annual festival on the Travel Channel’s list of the top ten haunts in the world. Nightly Dark Harbor attracts thousands of brave thrill seekers and continues to experience record-breaking attendance growth annually making it the fastest growing haunt in Southern California.

$203,000 Federal Grant Awarded to The Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office

grant-money The Long Beach City Prosecutor’s Office has been selected to receive a $203,000 federal grant for its efforts to combat gang crime in Long Beach. The grant was awarded by the United States Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

LBFD to Host “READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo

ready-long-beach Long Beach Fire Department CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and other city departments and disaster response agencies will host the first-ever “READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo on October 4, 2014, to help residents prepare for incidents such as earthquakes, fires, floods, and act of terrorism.

Long Beach Department of Health Invites Residents to 2nd Annual “Fruit and Veggie Party!”

veggies-fruit The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) Healthy Active Long Beach Project invites the community to attend the 2nd Annual free “Fruit and Veggie Party!” on Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.

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