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Long Beach locals love community and know how to make life interesting. It’s their varied interests, community involvement and sense of fun that make the LB lifestyle so unique.
The community is invited to celebrate a new, permanent, measured open water buoy line in Alamitos Bay that is believed to be the first of its kind in the United States. The free “Play in the Bay” celebration will be held on Sunday, June 26, at 2:00 pm at the Bay Shore Swimming Pier, near the Leeway Sailing Center.
Surrounded by friends, family and supporters, Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center patientscarried the torch across the finish line at the 31st Annual Champions Run for Life Torch Run. On Saturday, June 11, more than 200 current and former pediatric cancer and blood disorder patients from Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center (JJCCC) at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach crossed the finish line with their sponsors at the 31st Annual Champions Run for Life “Torch Run.”
The Long Beach Chorale, one of Long Beach’s most respected musical organizations, encourages talented singers to audition for its 2016-17 season! Auditions will be held by appointment during the month of August; rehearsals take place on Monday nights in the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach.
On your mark, get set … READ! The Long Beach Public Library will launch its annual citywide Summer Reading Program with fun and games at the Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library, 4055 Bellflower Boulevard, on Saturday, June 25, at 11:00 am.
Squish some history between your toes at Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe! Guests will have the opportunity to make real adobe bricks, plaster the horno, construct a mini-adobe home, compete in mud relay races, and much more as they learn about our local adobe soil and its many uses throughout history.
Michael Stearns Studio 347 presents Michiel Daniel, Recent Painting. His abstractions are inspired by ocean life at extreme depths. With this work, he employs a broad range of influences including the work of the Pattern and Decoration Painters, Pop Art, California Finish Fetish and Surrealism.
The City of Long Beach, in partnership with the Long Beach Elder Abuse Prevention Team, will host a workshop featuring a series of presentations and exhibitors from local healthcare and social service agencies for at-risk seniors.
International City Theatre presents a send-up of Chekhov’s plays that is so completely hilarious, it doesn’t even matter if you think Chekhov is just the name of that Russian guy on Star Trek. Mary Jo DuPrey helms a new production of the deliciously wacky, Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang.
City Prosecutor Doug Haubert to Discuss Court Diversion Programs at NAACP General Membership Meeting
Long Beach City Prosecutor Doug Haubert On Sunday, June 12, 2016, Long Beach City Prosecutor Doug Haubert will present to the Long Beach Branch of the NAACP information about his court diversion programs. The presentation will be made during the NAACP General Membership meeting starting at 3:00 p.m.
The public is invited to attend a Grand Opening Ceremony for the new Volleyball Court at Recreation Park on Saturday, June 4 at 1:30 pm. The court is located between Park Avenue and the Band Shell, north of 7th Street and south of Federation Drive.