Long Beach Kids
Onlookers watch as a patient nearly misses dunking Chris Babbitt, M.D., medical director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Miller Children’s, in a 500 gallon water tank to kick-off fundraising for Miller Children’s iWalk…4 Kids.
To keep the momentum going, half way through the summer on July 19, join us for a free screening of “42 – The True Story of an American Legend” (Pg 13) at Blair Field, 4700 Deukmejian Dr in Recreation Park.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine, Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services, Long Beach Boys & Girls Club will host the Annual Juneteenth Celebration, from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, on Saturday, June 14th, at Martin Luther King, Jr.
From left to right Gregory Navarro Pickens, Logan Senn, Tiffany Holguin, Duane Smith, Eryn King, Abbie Cherin, Senecca Salameh, David Perram, Andrew Kadrlik-Petrarca, Makhi Garvey, and Rowan Cullen.
Last week, Westerly’s eighth grade class accomplished a project that went beyond local service and aimed to create an impact on a global scale.
Deep Blue Scuba & Swim Center will host a Water Safety Expo Sunday, May 25th at The Belmont Plaza Pool. The FREE event is hosted by Deep Blue Scuba & Swim Center and sponsored by Swim For Life foundation, Care Ambulance, Long Beach Lifeguard Association, & National Drowning Prevention Alliance.
The public is invited to the 3rd Annual Latin Jazz and Blues Festival in North Long Beach at Houghton Park on Saturday, May 24th to enjoy music, food and vendor booths, a Healthy Kids Zone and more.
Thousands of great books, magazines, DVDs, and CDs have come and gone to the corner of The Toledo @ Corona Ave. in Belmont Shore. The Red Wagon averages 200-300 books at a time and is open daily from about 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The Queen Mary welcomes back the West Coast BBQ Classic for an afternoon of finger lickin’ food for the whole family on Saturday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The West Coast BBQ Classic welcomes a sold out pitmaster competition with over 60 barbeque experts and amateurs competing in a showdown full of flavor featuring the best in smoking, grilling and all around BBQ.
Eric Aune, lead radiologic technologist, shows visiting children various MRI and X-ray imageshighlighting the work of the Imaging & Radiology Department at at Long Beach Memorial.
Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach recently hosted its 16th Annual “Bring Your Child to Work Day.” With the help of hospital staff and community partners, such as the Long Beach Fire Department and Care Ambulance Service, 200 children of employees at Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s — ranging in age from 7 to 17 — participated in hands-on activities designed to teach them about the medical profession and the benefits of helping others.
EverythingLongBeach.com recently spoke with Jim J Oberst, Founder / secretary of Children’s Day USA, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.