Long Beach Partners of Parks

4th of July Festivities Return to Veterans Stadium

4th-at-vets-stadium The perfect Fourth of July event involves spectacular fireworks and patriotic music. It has been a tradition all across our country for decades. This year, Long Beach residents will be able to bring their families to enjoy a special evening with the Long Beach Municipal Band performing with the dramatic backdrop of fireworks at Veterans Stadium at Clark and Conant, announced Fifth District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske today.

Partners of Parks Kicks Off 2014 Fundraising For Long Beach Municipal Band

partners-of-parks-fundraise The Long Beach Municipal Band will celebrate its 105th season in summer 2014. The success of this beloved Long Beach institution in recent years has reflected the support of the community and the efforts of the non-profit Partners of Parks, an organization that has supported public parks, recreation and marine programs and facilities in the City of Long Beach for over 27 years.

Annual Tournament Will Christen DeForest Park Futsal Courts

Futsal Courts at DeForest Park The second annual Long Beach Futsal District Cup Tournament begins at 10 a.m. following the opening ceremony for the new courts. Mayor Bob Foster, Councilmember Steven Neal, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, and Partners of Parks invite the public to attend an opening event for the DeForest Park Futsal Courts on Saturday, August 17, at 9 am.

Chittick Field Set For Improvements Thanks to $1 Million Donation

L to R Drew Satariano, Executive Director, Partners of Parks; Bob Foster, Mayor, City of Long Beach; Stephen I. Chazen, President and CEO, Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Dee Andrews, 6th District Councilmember, City of Long Beach; Geoffrey King, President, Partners of Parks L to R Drew Satariano, Executive Director, Partners of Parks; Bob Foster, Mayor, City of Long Beach; Stephen I. Chazen, President and CEO, Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Dee Andrews, 6th District Councilmember, City of Long Beach; Geoffrey King, President, Partners of Parks Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster announced Monday that Occidental Petroleum Corporation has donated $1 million to help fund improvements to Chittick Field.

Join Santa For Breakfast Saturday at Stearns Champions Park!

Have "Breakfast with Santa" at Stearns Champions Park! Photo by Johns Creek Santa Claus is coming to Stearns Champions Park! 4th District Councilman Patrick O’Donnell, Partners of Parks and the Long Beach Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite the community to enjoy a visit with Santa Claus on Saturday, December 17, from 8 to 11 a.m.

Homeland Cultural Center DanceFest Returns to Center Theater for 2011

homeland cultural center dancefest 2011 Entrance to the Homeland Cultural Center DanceFest are free, but tickets must be obtained in advance. The third annual Homeland Cultural Center “Dance Fest” will take place on Sunday, July 10 at 4 p.m. at the Center Theater in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center.

Former Site of Seaside Hospital Becomes Seaside Park

Seaside-park-Mural Birthplace of former Mayor Beverly O’Neill to be Dedicated! The offices of Mayor Bob Foster, 1st District Long Beach City Councilmember Robert Garcia, the Long Beach Redevelopment Agency and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite the public to attend a ceremony for opening of the new Seaside Park on Saturday, February 12 at 11 am.

Councilwoman Schipske Invites Community to Celebrate Enhancements to Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center

rosie-the-riveter Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske Long Beach City Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske invites the community to attend an opening ceremony celebrating the completion of numerous enhancements to the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center, which honors the thousands of women who worked at the Douglas Aircraft plant during World War II.

El Dorado Nature Center Features Native Plants for Sale

island-snapdragon Photo by Philip Bouchard This weekend, rare and unusual California and Southwest native plants will be available for sale from the El Dorado Nature Center. The Native Plant Sale begins on Saturday, November 13, at 9:00 a.m.

Volunteer for the Clean Team, keep LB parks beautiful

partners-of-parks Partners of Parks has set Saturday, January 9, for its very first park Clean Team Day at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. This kick-off event is one of many that Partners of Parks will schedule throughout Long Beach in 2010.

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