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Public Invited to Trans Day of Visibility at Harvey Milk Park on Friday, March 31

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The City of Long Beach, in collaboration with Work Evolution, will be hosting Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV) at Harvey Milk Park and Equality Plaza (Harvey Milk Park) on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. The public is invited to come and enjoy opera, theater, and spoken word that celebrates and raises awareness on the current struggle and discrimination faced by transgender people.

Students, Families Encouraged to Participate in First Annual Walk to School Day March 29

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Students and their families are encouraged to participate in the first annual Long Beach Walk to School Day, on Wednesday, March 29, to promote walking and pedestrian safety. The theme is “It’s Cool to Walk to School.” “Long Beach Walk to School Day is a great way to remind everyone of the simple joy of walking to school, and the health benefits of daily physical activity,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.

LBPL Kicks Off National Library Month With New Mobile Studio and Amnesty Program

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April is National Library Month, and the Long Beach Public Library is celebrating by launching a Mobile Studio, and by offering an Overdue Fines Amnesty Program as well. “Libraries provide opportunities for all residents to learn, grow and discover new skills, and we are committed to increasing access to all our wonderful library resources,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.

The Truth About Colorectal Cancer

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By: Imad Shbeeb, M.D., medical director, Colorectal Surgery Program, MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute, Long Beach Memorial There’s a lot of information available about breast and other common cancers, but you don’t often hear about colorectal cancer (cancer in the colon or rectum).

Historic Pine Avenue Sign to be Unveiled Today

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The public is invited to the unveiling of a new “Historic Pine Avenue” sign that spans Pine Avenue between 4th Street and 5th Street, today, Friday, March 24, at 7:00 pm. The free ceremony will feature the two-story-high sign being illuminated.

Artists For Cambodia Town Mural Project Announced by Arts Council for Long Beach

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In October, the Arts Council for Long Beach launched the Cambodia Town Mural Project, an initiative that will install eight public art murals along Anaheim Street between Long Beach Blvd. and Junipero Ave. This project is in partnership with Cambodia Town Inc., United Cambodian Community (UCC), Homeland Cultural Center (HCC), the offices of councilmembers Daryl Supernaw (4th District), Dee Andrews (6th District) and Midtown Business Improvement District.

Town Hall Meeting to Focus on Issues Affecting People With Disabilities

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The public is invited to participate in a town hall meeting hosted by the City of Long Beach’s Citizen’s Advisory Commission on Disabilities (CACoD). Part of CACoD’s mission is to assemble and disseminate information on issues affecting people with disabilities, including transportation.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents Treasure Island

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On April 8, the Long Beach Playhouse presents Treasure Island, the beloved classic by Robert Louis Stevenson. For many of us, most of what we know about pirates, buried treasure and adventure came from Stevenson’s novel.

The Heart of Ida Publishes First Issue of AgeWell Long Beach Magazine

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Life for seniors living in Long Beach just got a whole lot easier, thanks to the first issue of AgeWell Long Beach Magazine, published by The Heart of Ida.

Long Beach Celebrates First Anniversary of Bike Share

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The City of Long Beach Thursday, March 17, unveiled the first “Unicorn Bike” to help celebrate the Long Beach Bike Share program’s first anniversary. One of the distinctive bright blue bicycles was temporarily transformed into a one-of-a-kind, specially branded bike – complete with hot pink paint and sugar skulls – for a partnership between CycleHop, the City’s Bike Share program operator, and Lola’s Mexican Cuisine, 2030 E.

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