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Long Beach Ministers Alliance Host Laughing Lives Matters at Terrace Theater

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In light of current national events that have impacted the nation, families and communities, the Long Beach Ministers Alliance [L.B.M.A.] recognizes the urgency to develop family outlets designed to assist in the healing and reconciling of communities.

Registration Open For 84th Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest

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    Alfredo’s Beach Club through the Summer Beach Party series, sponsored by the Long Beach Port, is ramping up to host this year’s 84th Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest. The free, two-day community festival featuring professional and semi-professional sand sculptors, food and craft vendors, family friendly kid’s zone, live music, drink garden and more will take place August 13th and 14th at Granada Beach.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents Free Shakespeare in the Park

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Long Beach Playhouse (LBP) joins forces with the East Anaheim Street Business Alliance (EASBA) to provide a free Shakespeare in the Park event for the Zaferia community. Sponsored by the business owners of Zaferia, LBP will be mounting a streamlined version of William Shakespeare’s immortal play about love, magic, and what happens when the two meet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 

Long Beach Symphony Presents “Percussion Paints Pictures,” A Free Afternoon of Music and Fun

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On Saturday, July 9, at 2:00 p.m., Long Beach Symphony musicians present “Percussion Paints Pictures,” a free interactive performance in the new amphitheater at Cesar Chavez Park (401 Golden Avenue), designed for fun-loving people of all ages.

Long Beach Heritage Hosts Downtown Walking Tour Saturday

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Join Long Beach Heritage, Saturday, Saturday, July 16, 2016, for a Walking Tour of Downtown Long Beach. Long Beach was recently voted the best walkable, large city in Southern California by Walk Score, a company that rates neighbourhood throughout the United States.

Long Beach Police Department Accepting Applications for Senior Police Partner Program

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Long Beach Police Department. Photo by Barbara Holbrook, Everything Long Beach The Long Beach Police Department is currently accepting applications for its Senior Police Partner Program with interviews expected to begin July 25, 2016.

Public Invited to Groundbreaking of Downtown Fitness Loop

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The public is invited to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Downtown Fitness Loop on Saturday, July 9, at 10:00 am near the Shoreline Marina office, south of Shoreline Village. Guests will be able to see the first installed piece of fitness equipment as well as plans for the entire loop.

Community Hospital Long Beach Employees Foundation Committee Presents the 9th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner and Play

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Mark your calendars and throw on your “glad rags” as we travel back to the 1920s – enjoy a delicious dinner and libations – help solve “Murder, Mayhem & Moonshine” while watching some of your favorite “characters” horse around on stage.

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.

Long Beach Animal Care Services Offers Pet Owner Tips for the July 4th Holiday

Animal Care will provide 200 vouchers so pet owners can spay or neuter their pets in May.

The Fourth of July can be a frightening time for animals, with the loud sounds of firecrackers and fireworks often sending pets scurrying out of the house or yard in search of security or shelter. Taking special care of pets during the Fourth of July is responsible pet ownership, just like licensing and keeping identification tags on pets, and making sure they are spayed or neutered.

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