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The Bixby Knolls neighborhood in Long Beach is a community where the charm of the past is alive with the vision for the future. Neighborhoods of tree-lined streets where children play and evening strolls
Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach. The “I Dig Long Beach” tree-planting project funded by a Port of Long Beach grant is doing more than greening neighborhoods and building community pride – it’s also providing a chance for local businesses to participate.
On Saturday, July 19, 2014 Urban Cottage will host a community fundraiser to benefit Dare to Care for the Homeless. The event will feature live music from “The Buzzy James Trio” featuring Trish Burke, complimentary beer, wine, refreshments and desserts.
From August 18-22, Grace Brethren Church will be hosting a Neighborhood Day Camp run by Forest Home, a Christian retreat center located in the mountains east of Los Angeles. The Day Camp will feature high adventure recreation, small groups and lessons, skits, and creative activities on the Grace campus in Bixby Knolls.
For The Child is thrilled to accept new children’s book donations at Bixby Knolls First Fridays event Today, June 6 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. near the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association offices (4313 Atlantic Ave.).
This First Friday, you are invited to meet Long Beach farmers and eat the fresh food they grow in expert preparations by Bixby Knolls restaurants. From edible flowers to habanero honey: the chefs at Bixby restaurants will be highlighting Long Beach grown fruits and vegetables in special dishes for the evening.
Celebrate It’s A Grind Coffee House’s NEW Gourmet Menu on Saturday, January 18th with the official launch party beginning at 10AM with a VIP ribbon cutting ceremony at 2PM. The festivities include live music, hourly drawings- and free samples of waffles, hand-crafted gourmet sandwiches served open-toasted, on a ciabatta or pita bread including vegetarian choices and specialty desserts paired perfectly with barista-crafted beverages.
The new menu at It’s A Grind includes gourmet breakfast and lunch items. It’s A Grind Coffee House in Bixby Knolls announces the launch of their new Gourmet Menu. Guests can experience hand-crafted breakfast sandwiches, waffles, artisan sandwiches, salads, soups and specialty desserts.
Councilmember Al Austin is once again partnering with more than 25 local businesses and schools in the Eighth District to collect toys and food for local families during the holiday season. “I would like to thank our businesses and schools for participating in this effort,” Councilmember Austin said.
Hughes Middle School and Longfellow Elementary will team up with Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County (Goodwill SOLAC), to host a community Used-Book Drive for America Recycles Day on Saturday, November 16, 2013.
Every month we celebrate the arts, but in October First Fridays is going BIG! Art-Ober honors those creative souls painting, sculpting, and strumming to their own beat. Enjoy: Live art and interactive art activities, local band MOVE will perform Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety in front of the BKBIA office; pop-up art galleries; photo ops; indie rock; politicos; break dancers; goats and chickens; chalk zones; live sculptures; the Knolls Ranger’s 132nd birthday party at Oh Very Young; free books; gift items; antiques; the Big Red Bus; and plenty of the unexpected.