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Burns Supper Kicks Off Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIV

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The Queen Mary welcomes back the celebration of true Scottish heritage with the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIV February 18-19. The festival will kick off with the Burns Supper on February 17 followed by a full weekend of rich Scottish culture highlighted through authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine all in ode to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.  

Long Beach Job Corps Community Service Efforts Honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Students from the Long Beach Job Corps Center participated in two activities for a Day of Service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and as part of the national Job Corps student-led anti-violence initiative, Youth 2 Youth: Partners 4 Peace.

Flu Can Be Serious for Children with Asthma

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By: Eli Nussbaum, M.D., medical director, Pediatric Pulmonary Center, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Asthma is one of the most common chronic childhood disorders affecting an estimated 7.1 million children in the U.S.

Hughes Middle School Environmental Sciences Class and Realtor Andrea Testa Host Free Shred & E-Waste Event

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  Taken at Hughes Middle School during last year’s event, 1-23-16. Photo taken by Andrea Testa. Hughes Middle School Environmental Sciences Class and Andrea Testa, neighborhood Keller Williams Realtor, will host a FREE Community Event on Saturday, January 28th from 9am to 1pm at Hughes Middle School, 3846 California Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807.

Join Long Beach Heritage On a Walking Tour of The East Village Saturday

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  Join Long Beach Heritage Saturday, January 14, 2017, for the East Village Walking tour. Future tours of the historic district will be given the second Saturday of each month. The East Village is home to several of the earliest “own-your-own” residential high-rises catering to elegant resort living built after World War I and the discovery of oil in the region.

Nonprofit Hosts Free After-School Mentoring Program for Girls at Michelle Obama Library

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Global Girls Leading Our World (Global G.L.O.W.), a nonprofit dedicated to empowering young girls through mentoring and transformational literacy and art, will begin an after school program for girls, grades 5 through 12 at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library, located at 5870 Atlantic Ave.

Leadership Long Beach Joins Mayor and Others to Spearhead MLK National Day of Service Throughout Long Beach

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Join us in Long Beach on the MLK holiday on Monday, January 16 as Leadership Long Beach, the Port of Long Beach, the Office of Mayor Robert Garcia, the Office of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson and numerous community and city organizations collaborate to make the MLK, Jr.

City to Launch Electric Vehicle Charger Giveaway Program

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The City of Long Beach is launching an Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger Giveaway Program as part of the new expedited permitting process for electric vehicle charging stations. Beginning January 9, 2017, the City will be distributing 270 EV chargers free of cost to eligible Long Beach residents who own or lease an electric vehicle.

Councilman Andrews Seeks Volunteers For 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace and Unity Parade

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Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews is calling for 100 volunteers for the 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace and Unity Parade Celebration. Volunteers are invited to register by calling (562) 570-6816.

Downtown Retailers Have Sweet Surprises for Last-Minute Shoppers

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Holiday shoppers are taking it down to the wire for Christmas gifts this season and Downtown Long Beach retailers have plenty of specials to offer at the more than 34 retail, specialty, entertainment and dining outlets ranging from apparel and electronics to toys and gift cards, among others.

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