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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.

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.

March First Fridays Spotlights Women’s History Month

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A wise woman once said, “Well behaved women seldom make history.”  On March 6, First Fridays is honoring that spirit with our special Women’s History Month event. Help us celebrate those special ladies who have helped shape our lives through music, art, and culture.

Long Beach Creamery Using Crowdfunding to Open Dairy Room

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The Long Beach Creamery’s Dina Amadril started making ice cream for fun at home in 2013. Using home-baked toppings and farm fresh ingredients — often grown in Long Beach — Armaldi won local fame with flavors like Goat Cheese & Fig, Mascarpone, Pear & Champagne and even Okinawa Sweet Potato.

Shakespeare Theatre Plans a Duo of Holiday Classics

Originally a 1938 radio play by Norman Corwin, LBSC’s The Plot to Overthrow Christmas is a fully-costumed, staged version of that play, with colorful characters.

Originally a 1938 radio play by Norman Corwin, LBSC’s The Plot to Overthrow Christmas is a fully-costumed, staged version of that play, with colorful characters. For the third year in a row, LBSC will present Orson Welles’ classic 1939 radio adaptation of A Christmas Carol.

60 New Trees Take Root in Los Cerritos Park With Help From Volunteers, The Port

Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach.

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.

Urban Cottage Hosts “Summer of Love” Event Benefiting Dare to Care for the Homeless

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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.

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