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‘Tis the season for merriment, and Restauration is inviting revelers to “Party for a Purpose.” Restauration, located at 2708 E. 4th St., is encouraging groups to Party for a Purpose this holiday season by giving back to the community — all you have to do take part is enjoy a feast with friends on fresh, farm-to-table fare.
Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews – Photo from Facebook Councilman Dee Andrews will host a 6th District Hispanic Town Hall meeting, at 6:00 pm, on Tuesday, December 3rd, at Gamboa Theater, located at MacArthur Park, 1321 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA.
The Board of Directors for the Uptown Property & Communication Association recently accepted the resignation of Executive Director, Sean Duren, who has served the organization for the last year and a half. “I have had the great privilege to oversee many exciting developments in Uptown and the Uptown business district organization,” said Duren, “and now the board and I agree that a new business district manager would best serve the organization, our stakeholders and the community.”
The public is invited to join Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilmember Rex Richardson and the Departments of Parks, Recreation and Marine, Public Works, and Health and Human Services in celebrating the grand opening of the Houghton Park Fitness Zone on Tuesday, November 24 at 9:00 am.
Battleship IOWA will once again open after-hours this holiday season for a special viewing of the Annual Los Angeles Harbor Holiday Afloat Parade from its historic deck. This event is held on Saturday, December 5, and will include a visit from Santa Claus, holiday crafts for children, carolers and holiday music, hot cocoa, candy canes and much more.
The Long Beach Chorale and Chamber Orchestra (LBCCO) will present “Sing a New Song,” a program of works for the holiday season, on Saturday, December 12, and Sunday, December 13, at Grace First Presbyterian Church in Long Beach.
A special combo ticket for the Los Angeles Zoo and Aquarium of the Pacific in Southern California this winter includes holiday celebrations at both destinations along with opportunities to see the Zoo’s jaguars in their new Rainforest of the Americas home and the Aquarium’s new Jellies exhibits.
Mayor Garcia and Councilman Andrews to Recognize 75th Anniversary of the Long Beach Branch of the NAACP Tonight
Mayor Robert Garcia and 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews Mayor Robert Garcia and Councilman Dee Andrews will be recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the Long Beach Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), at City Council, at 5:00 pm, today, Tuesday, November 17, 2015.
Long Beach City College is now accepting applications to enroll in Winter Session. Winter Session runs from January 4 – February 8. Current and new students will be able to view class listings online starting on November 18, and registration begins November 23.
As requested by the City Council at their meeting of August 11, 2015, the City of Long Beach today released the Minimum Wage Study from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) on the potential benefits and impacts of implementing a citywide minimum wage.