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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.
Leadership Long Beach Joins Mayor and Others to Spearhead MLK National Day of Service Throughout Long Beach
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.
Community volunteers are encouraged to participate in the count of persons experiencing homelessness in Long Beach on the morning of Thursday, January 26, 2017. The 8th biennial Homeless Count, required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), defines the scope of homelessness, both in the community and across the nation, and helps to determine existing resources, identify gaps, and highlight progress toward ending homelessness.
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.
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.
Long Beach Opera (LBO) opens its 2017 season on January 22 and 28, 2017 with Henry Purcell’s 1692 The Fairy Queen, a re-telling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The California-based performance troupe Culture Clash and LBO’s Artistic and General Director Andreas Mitisek put their spin on this immortal tale.
Join Fuego at Hotel Maya for Christmas Eve Dinner from 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, December 24, and Christmas Brunch Buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Christmas Day Dinner from 5-9 p.m. on Sunday, December 25. Guests will also enjoy live Latin jazz with holiday flair on the waterfront patio.
The public is invited to attend a Grand Opening Ceremony for the new Promenade Square Park Tot Lot located at The Promenade and East First Street, on Saturday, December 17, at 10:00 am. “Access to safe, fun places is a basic need in every neighborhood, and this new tot lot will serve the families in Downtown that had to travel a half-mile away to play,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and Celebration is January 14th, 2017. Applications are being accepted for sponsorship, parade participants, vendors, performers, and volunteers. The new deadline is DECEMBER 29th, 2016.
The Long Beach Ministers Alliances will host the Cookie Johnson, “Believing In Magic” book signing event on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at The Michelle Obama Library. Cookie is best known as the wife of Superstar Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles, Dodgers Owner, Magic Johnson and mother to “Rich Kids Of Beverly Hills start, E.J.