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16th Annual Team Spirit Breast & Ovarian Cancer Event to Benefit Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial


According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will develop breast cancer and one in 75 women will develop ovarian cancer during their lifetime. On Sept. 26, the 16th Annual Team Spirit Breast & Ovarian Cancer 5K & 10K will bring together thousands of survivors, family members and friends affected by these cancers to raise funds for the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute (TCI) at Long Beach Memorial.

Councilmember Richardson to Host Houghton Park Master Plan Community Workshop Saturday

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson

9th District Councilmember Rex Richardson Councilmember Rex Richardson invites all to participate in a Community Workshop for the Houghton Park Master Plan. This is the second in a series of workshops held for community members and stakeholders to give feedback on the park’s master plan.

Community Invited to Healthy Active Long Beach Annual Fruit and Veggie Party


The community is invited to access health and nutrition information, sample healthy recipes, tour the Peace Garden, and participate in lots of fun activities during the free 3rd Healthy Active Long Beach Annual Fruit and Veggie Party on Saturday, August 29, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Martin Luther King Jr., Park, 1133 Rhea Street, Long Beach.

Arts Council for Long Beach Call for 2015 Arts Awards Nominations


  The Arts Council for Long Beach is pleased to request nominations for our 2015 Arts Awards. These non-monetary awards are bestowed in recognition of excellence and community contribution. Long Beach community members are invited to submit nominations by completing a nomination form.

“Planting Perspectives” The second in the Conversations in Place for 2015 Series

James P. Folsom, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Laura Pulido, Karen Quintiliani and Claudia Jurmain

L to R (Top Row) – James P. Folsom, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Laura Pulido L to R (Bottom Row) -Karen Quintiliani and Claudia Jurmain “When I think of home I think of the garden,” wrote Frederick Bixby Jr. to his mother Florence at Rancho Los Alamitos in 1928.

“Shakespeare Aloud” Resumes September 26 in New Venue


The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center’s free Arts for Life series “Shakespeare Aloud” will resume inside a new home when it returns for the 2015-16 season on Sept. 26. The University Art Museum will host the popular series inside its newly renovated Permanent Collection Gallery.

Councilman Andrews Joins Aquarium of the Pacific to Host a Free Evening at the Aquarium

Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews - Photo from Facebook

6th District Councilman Dee Andrews and the Aquarium of the Pacific are pleased to announce a free evening at the Aquarium of the Pacific on Thursday, September 17th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Councilman Andrews is encouraging the 6th District residents, along with residents citywide, to join him for an evening at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Animal Care Services Hosts ‘Living with Urban Coyotes’ Workshops


Education is the most important component in learning to co-exist with coyotes, and Long Beach Animal Care Services is inviting the community to two coyote workshops this week.

Productivity Expert Deborah Deras to Speak at AAUW Meeting

Deborah Deras

Deborah Deras Deborah Deras, M.S., C.R.C., a renowned productivity and leadership expert, will be the featured speaker at the September 12th, 2015 meeting of the Long Beach branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) at Old Ranch Country Club, 3901 Lampson Avenue, Seal Beach, CA 90740 speaking at 10:00 AM. 

Psycho Beach Party Comes to Long Beach Playhouse


In Psycho Beach Party, playwright Charles Busch tosses together a quirky mélange of Gidget, Joan Crawford, beach parties, surfers, Hitchcock and slasher movies. The result is hilarious, campy and a lot of fun to watch. The show has delighted audiences since 1987.

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