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LBFD to Host “READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo

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Long Beach Fire Department CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) and other city departments and disaster response agencies will host the first-ever “READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo on October 4, 2014, to help residents prepare for incidents such as earthquakes, fires, floods, and act of terrorism.

Free Health Screenings Available at St. Mary Medical Center’s Diabetes Walkathon

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Lace up your shoes, bring your friends, and join us for the third annual Diabetes Walkathon Health & Information Fair on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Cabrillo High School. The fundraiser will take place around the high school track, 2001 Santa Fe Avenue, from 9 to 11 a.m.

Julie Rivett Reveals the History Behind The Maltese Falcon

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Dashiell Hammett’s personal inspiration for the classic mystery The Maltese Falcon, as well as its central character, Sam Spade, will be revealed by Hammett’s granddaughter, Julie Rivett at an author’s event, Saturday, October 18, 2 p.m.

Brew Masters, Vintners and Restaurateurs Ready For 2nd Annual Promenade Beer and Wine Festival

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On Saturday, October 11 from 5-10 p.m. Downtown Long Beach will roll out the wine barrels, tap kegs of craft beer and fire up some delicious dishes for the 2nd Annual Promenade Beer and Wine Festival, presented by interTrend Communications.

Long Beach Department of Health Invites Residents to 2nd Annual “Fruit and Veggie Party!”

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The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (LBDHHS) Healthy Active Long Beach Project invites the community to attend the 2nd Annual free “Fruit and Veggie Party!” on Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Martin Luther King, Jr.

Aisha Chesler Najera, Featured Speaker at Next AAUW Luncheon, to Discuss Efforts to Reduce Number of Unnecessary C-Sections

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Aisha Chesler Najera, a 5th year doctoral student in applied mathematics at Claremont Graduate University will be the guest speaker at the Long Beach branch of American Association of University Women Luncheon Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Long Beach Yacht Club. 

Bring the Pets and Enjoy the Sales at 4th Street Retro Ramble and Pet Stroll

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Long Beach’s World-Famous Retro Row is giving one of its signature events a pet-friendly twist this month. On Saturday September 27, the street’s semi-annual Retro Ramble will become a “Sidewalk Sale with Wagging Tails,” welcoming animal friends of all kinds with special pet-themed vendors, services and events, including:

CSULB University Players Present The Colored Museum

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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.

Four Clowns Hosts Beginner Workshop at Arts Council for Long Beach A LOT Event

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On September 28, 2014, Four Clowns will be conducting a beginner’s clowning workshop at one of the four Arts Council for Long Beach’s (ACLB) upcoming A LOT Initiative events. Four Clowns company members will be facilitating the workshop with undergraduate student cast members from the upcoming production of Ubu the Sh*t that the company is co-producing this fall with the Theatre Arts Department at CSU Long Beach.

Residents Invited to WalkForth Event and Help Make Long Beach More Pedestrian-Friendly

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The public is invited to WalkForth, an interactive event that will exhibit proposed improvement concepts that could be incorporated at Metro stations around the City.  The demonstration will include mid-block crossings, curb extensions, landscaped medians, green alleys and more for community input on Friday, September 19, at 11:00 am, on Fourth Street between Long Beach Boulevard and Alamitos Avenue.

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