Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Park
Rosie’s Kids participants will learn how to use tools, develop and read building plans, and work together as a team.
Twenty Long Beach Middle School students will have the opportunity to receive a first hand look at careers in the trades while brandishing hammers and working as a team to construct a planter box, a permanent new addition to Rosie the Riveter Park on Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 9:00 am to 1:00pm at Rosie the Riveter Park.
Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske will host a special Flag Day ceremony at noon on June 14, at the El Dorado Community Center to replace the old United States Flag with a new one flown over the U.S. Capitol building, a gift from Congressman Alan Lowenthal.
May is Older Adults Month, a perfect time to get ready to be ‘older’! Assess your readiness to stay healthy and independent at Heart of Ida’s Tools for Independence event on June 3, 2013 am at Rosie the Riveter Park in Long Beach.
Army Ranger Sgt. Thomas R. MacPherson – Photo from U.S. Army Special Operations Command
The annual Wreaths Across America ceremony at Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center at 9:00 a.m. Saturday, December 15th, will include a tribute to Sergeant Thomas R MacPherson who was recently killed in Afghanistan with the commemoration of a Hometown Hero banner in his honor.
Looking for a special way to honor the sacrifice of our Long Beach veterans? Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske created a brochure that lists places to go, ways to volunteer, events, and activities which honors our local Long Beach Veterans.
Fifth District Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and the Long Beach Hometown Heroes Project will host Freedom Fest for the Long Beach community at Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center on July 4th, located on the corner of Conant Street and Clark Avenue.
Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and the Long Beach Hometown Heroes Project will honor Long Beach veterans during a special ceremony on the 4th of July in conjunction with the “Freedom Fest and Concert” at Rosie the Riveter Park and Interpretive Center.
In an effort to have Long Beach remember those who serve our country in the military, the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation and the City of Long Beach are launching the Long Beach Hometown Heroes Banners project on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 9am.
The Board of Directors of the Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation today announced that eleven special women will be honored at the Foundation’s first “We Can Do It” awards.
Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and Edith Shain in front of Time Square Kiss Photo
You can celebrate like it was the end of World War II all over again, Sunday, August 14, 2011, when Johnny Kleker and the Big Band plays the swinging sounds of those bygone days and you can dance the evening away at El Dorado Community Center.