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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
are commonplace.

Grab Your Bike And Try Out The Separated Bike Lanes at First Fridays

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The community is encouraged to try out a temporary, separated bike lane and share their thoughts for promoting “Bikeability,” as part of the Long Beach Bicycle Master Plan (Bike Plan) update efforts. The interactive demonstration will be featured at First Fridays in Bixby Knolls, on July 1, 2016, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm, on Atlantic Avenue between Bixby Road and San Antonio Drive.

Local Business to Host Family-Friendly Scavenger Hunt in Bixby Knolls

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Recreation Fitness, Long Beach’s own “recess-based” fitness company, is bringing a family-friendly scavenger hunt to the Bixby Knolls community this April, and they want you to join the adventure.

First Fridays Hosts 3rd Annual “Long Beach County Fair”

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Bixby Knolls and Long Beach Fresh are bringing the “Long Beach County Fair” to First Fridays this April. It’s a Long Beach twist on traditional county fairs, celebrating urban agriculture, food access, and handmade food producers.

Bixby Knolls Bra-Fitting Shop Collects Bra Donations For “Support Your Sisters Bra Drive”

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Lucy’s Boudoir, a local bra-fitting shop in Bixby Knolls, is collecting new bras and underwear for the 2015 Support Your Sisters Bra Drive. Lucy’s Boudoir will be donating to the Women’s Shelter of Long Beach, New Life Beginnings, and the Lydia House.

Councilmember Austin Invites Seniors to Kick-off of New Program at the Expo Arts Center

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Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin – Photo from Facebook Councilmember Al Austin II and the Eighth District Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) invite local seniors to the kick-off for a new program of activities geared toward adults 55 and older at the Expo Arts Center.

Give Old American Flags to the Scouts for a Proper Retirement

Boy Scout Troop 29 will hold their Fifth Annual Flag Collection & Retirement at First Fridays in July.

Boy Scout Troop 29 will hold their Fifth Annual Flag Collection & Retirement at First Fridays in July. If you are like many veterans and patriots who wave a flag from your front porch, you likely have a few flags that you’ve replaced throughout the year that you have kept, wondering how to retire them properly.

This Weekends Beach Streets Fun Begins at First Fridays

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Join us for a weekend celebration of all things non-motorized starting with First Fridays Beach Streets Kick-Off on June 5! Ride, walk, skate, or unicycle to Atlantic Avenue for a night of art, music, and community. And don’t forget to come back the following day, June 6, for more pedestrian friendly activities at Beach Streets!

“Beach Streets” Gets Residents Rolling, Walking, Moving Uptown

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Two large community festivals, concerts, skate and BMX expos, art exhibits, petting zoos and bands playing on restaurant patios are just some of the entertainment and activities planned for the “Beach Streets Uptown” Open Street event on Saturday, June 6.

April First Fridays Brings Long Beach County Fair Back to Bixby Knolls

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It’s that time of year again! First Fridays and Long Beach Fresh are working together to bring you the “2nd Annual Long Beach County Fair” on April 3! All of our seeders, feeders, eaters, and creators will be on site to provide the community with all the best Long Beach has to offer.

“Beach Streets Uptown” Opens Atlantic Ave for Day of Cycling, Socializing, June 6

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On Saturday, June 6, 2015, Atlantic Avenue will be transformed for an Open Street event called “Beach Streets Uptown.” The event will open up Atlantic Avenue for walking, bicycling, and socializing, by temporarily closing the street to vehicle traffic from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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