Long Beach seniors

Councilmember Austin Invites Seniors to Kick-off of New Program at the Expo Arts Center

Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin - Photo from Facebook Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin – Photo from Facebook Councilmember Al Austin II and the Eighth District Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) invite local seniors to the kick-off for a new program of activities geared toward adults 55 and older at the Expo Arts Center.

City Celebrates the Grand Opening of New Senior Housing Facility

longbeach-21st-apartments The City of Long Beach celebrated, Thursday, the grand opening of “Long Beach and 21st Apartments,” a 41-unit rental complex that will provide affordable, quality housing for low-income seniors. Together with Meta Housing Corporation and other community partners, the City is proud to open the doors to this warm and contemporary senior living community.

Aquarium Names Baby Penguin After ‘Madagascar’s’ Character

Photo credit: Aquarium of the Pacific Photo credit: Aquarium of the Pacific One of the four Magellanic Penguin chicks born at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach has officially been named Skipper. Skipper was named after one of the main penguin characters from the upcoming DreamWorks Animation/20th Century Fox animated film Penguins of Madagascar.

Long Beach Transit Hosts New Fare Payment Signup Events For Seniors and Customers with Disabilities

lb-transit-bus On February 8, 2015, Long Beach Transit (LBT) will no longer sell paper bus passes. LBT will instead use a durable card-based system called TAP (Transit Access Pass). LBT customers will need to acquire a TAP card to purchase Long Beach Transit bus passes.

Long Beach City Health Officer Encourages Residents To Get Annual Flu Shot

flu vaccine The Health Department continues to encourage flu vaccinations for all people 6 months of age and older. The change in seasons and cooler weather is a reminder that it’s time for residents to get their annual flu shot.

California Repertory Company Presents The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

the-allergist's-wife In Busch’s cheeky satire of philosophy and art, a worldly old friend interrupts a culture-saturated Manhattan housewife’s nervous breakdown.  With this production set in 2000, the director, Gavin Cameron-Webb aims to look back at life during that time while still bringing out the laughs in the piece.

Seniors Encouraged to Attend FREE Ninth Annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair

heart-health The free Ninth Annual Senior Health and Wellness Fair will be held on Thursday, October 9, from 9 am to noon at the Long Beach Senior Center, 1150 East Fourth St. “I want to encourage all seniors to attend the Health and Wellness fair,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.

CSULB University Players Present The Colored Museum

csulb-colored-museum The CSULB Theatre Arts Department University Players is proud to present The Colored Museum, written by George C. Wolfe, music by Kysia Bostic, and directed by Trevor Biship. Playing October 17th through November 1st, The Colored Museum, in a series of vignettes, explores stereotypes through African American stories and history.

Help Keep Older Adults Mobile by Donating Canes, Walkers

fall-prevention-collection Imagine being trapped in your own home, unable to visit family and friends, pick up groceries or a prescription, even walk to the corner mailbox. For many of Long Beach’s older adults, this dismal picture is an everyday reality.

Long Beach Playhouse 86th Mainstage Season Opens With The 39 Steps

lb-playhouse-michaelchibouc The 39 Steps, a suspenseful-romantic-comedy, based on the 1935 movie by Alfred Hitchcock, opens the Mainstage Season on Saturday, Sept. 27. Four actors play over 100 characters in this Tony-winner that kept Broadway rollicking for the past three years.

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