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First Annual Long Beach BMX & Skate Park Jam and Contest Saturday Aug. 20

Councilmember Steven Neal Councilmember Steven Neal Councilmember Steven Neal and ASK Long Beach invite you to the first annual Long Beach BMX Skate Park Jam and Contest at Houghton Skate Park Saturday August 20, 2011. The Skate Jam will highlight local Long Beach skateboarders as they compete for prizes.

New Silverado Park Skate Spot to Open January 8

Art in Action at Long Beach Skate Park Photo by Everett Taasevigen The office of 7th District City Councilmember James Johnson and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite the public to attend a ceremony for opening of the new Silverado Park Skate Spot on Saturday, January 8 at noon.

Stand Up for Skateparks: Tony Hawk Foundation to raise funds for LB’s McBride Skatepark

tony hawk standup for skatepark 2010 Tony Hawk, still king of the ramp, selected McBride Skatepark in Long Beach as a beneficiary of Stand Up for Skateparks 2010. Photo by Jody Morris. The Tony Hawk Foundation has chosen Long Beach’s’ McBride Skatepark as the pledge-drive beneficiary for its annual “Tony Hawk: SHRED Presents Stand Up for Skateparks” fundraiser in Beverly Hills, October 17.

Grand Prix tickets now available at downtown ticket office

toyota grand prix long beach tickets Tickets for the April 16-18 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, featuring six races including the IZOD IndyCar Series, are now available for purchase at the downtown Long Beach ticket office, located at 300 E. Seaside Way. The IZOD IndyCar Series, featuring stars such as Danica Patrick, Helio Castroneves, Dario Franchitti, Scott Dixon and Marco Andretti, is the undeniable headline of Grand Prix weekend.

District 8 Shoe Release Party to Feature Ryan Sheckler

district8-supra-release District 8, 4242 Atlantic Avenue, the newly remodeled and reopened skateboard shop in Bixby Knolls, will be hosting a shoe release party this Friday, May 8, 6pm – 8pm, and will feature pro skaters Paul Rodriguez (son of famous comedian Paul Rodriguez), Ryan Sheckler (MTV’s “Life of Ryan”), and Terry Kennedy (Long Beach native).

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