Long Beach Kids

Holiday Toy Drive Needs More Than 300 Toys for Delivery Dec 13-14

toys After filling food needs for 102 families for Thanksgiving with a total of 498 children and adults, For The Child now focuses on Toys for the holidays. “We have over 300 children who will otherwise not experience a visit from Santa this season,” explained Denise Dahlhausen, For The Child’s development director.

Santa’s Breakfast Fundraiser at Parkers’ Lighthouse to Benefit Child Life Program at Miller Children’s Hospital

breakfast-with-santa-parker Abandoning his sleigh for a trip to Parkers’ Lighthouse via a Spirit Cruises Yacht, Old St. Nicholas is due to arrive at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 6th for an annual benefit that has become a favorite tradition at Parkers’ Lighthouse over the more than 20 years that the restaurant has been hosting Santa’s Breakfast.

CHILL, SoCal’s Coolest Winter Wonderland Opens at The Queen Mary November 21

chill-queen-mary Hot off the heels of a record breaking year for Dark Harbor, The Queen Mary’s full holiday event season continues as the coolest winter wonderland in Southern California, CHILL, prepares to open on November 21. New in 2014, all CHILL guests can enjoy unlimited access to The Ice Kingdom, ice tubing, ice skating with skate rentals and a visit on the Queen Mary ship with the purchase of general admission tickets.

Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Fundraising Partnership With Kohl’s Raises $260,000

Suzie Reinsvold, COO, Miller Children’s (center) joins Rita Goshert, manager, Child Life Program, (3rd from right), and Danny Luna, Miller Children’s Injury Prevention Coordinator (4th from right) to receive a check to help fund pediatric injury prevention initiatives in Long Beach from Kohl’s Department store managers.   Suzie Reinsvold, COO, Miller Children’s (center) joins Rita Goshert, manager, Child Life Program, (3rd from right), and Danny Luna, Miller Children’s Injury Prevention Coordinator (4th from right) to receive a check to help fund pediatric injury prevention initiatives in Long Beach from Kohl’s Department store managers.

Miller Children’s Hospital Patients Trick-or-Treat with LBFD

A Miller Children’s patient and her family get ready to trick or treat hospital-style with the Child Life Department and the Long Beach Fire Department. Patients and members of the Long Beach Fire Department parade through the halls ofMiller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach picking up treats at different hospital departments. Spirits were high Friday at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach where more than 50 patients and their families, each accompanied by a member of the Long Beach Fire Department (LBFD), trick-or-treated through the halls.

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.

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