Now Reading: Long Beach Things To Do
Wondering what to do in Long Beach? Look no further! Long Beach events, festivals, conventions, community events, entertainment and more.
Maestro Benjamin Rous will lead the Symphony in a performance of Prokofiev’s Symphony #5. Photo courtesy of the Long Beach Symphony. Long Beach Symphony opens its 82nd season on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center Terrace Theater with excitement and a new vision for the arts and music scene in the City of Long Beach.
The community is invited to learn and share ideas for improving the City’s affordable and workforce housing, by attending the Mayor’s Affordable Housing Study Group (Study Group) at a Housing Resource Fair and Community Forum on Saturday, September 24, at the Jenny Oropeza Community Center at Cesar E.
One of Rancho Los Cerritos’ signature family programs, Creation Station, will begin its 2016-2017 season on Saturday, Oct. 1, with Outrageous Orange, an afternoon of Halloween-themed arts and crafts.
CSULB Theatre Arts Department’s University Players’ presents Stop the World, I Want to Get Off with book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, directed by Joanne Gordon. This quirky British musical features Alexandra Billings from Amazon’s Transparent as Evie and plays in the Studio Theatre on the CSULB campus October 7, 2016 through October 16, 2016.
For 4.6 billion years, life on Earth has evolved. Change has been a constant factor for life on our planet, but human activity has accelerated the rate of change, making it harder for nature to catch up. A new film playing daily at the Aquarium of the Pacific explores human impacts on our planet and ways we can help prevent loss of biodiversity and protect the health of ecosystems.
Uptown will be hopping on Saturday, October 1, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, for Activate Uptown, a free, open-streets block party along Artesia Boulevard between Atlantic and Orange Avenues, with live music, activities, food, crafts, giveaways and more.
The community is invited to attend the third annual “READY Long Beach” Community Preparedness Expo on Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at Heartwell Park (near the corner of Clark Avenue and Carson Street), to learn how to prepare for emergencies such as earthquakes, fires, floods, terrorism, and other catastrophic events.
New Hope Grief Support Community will be holding its 6th Annual Golf Tournament Fore Hope on Monday, October 3, 2016 at Recreation Park Golf Course 18 in Long Beach. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1pm followed by a happy hour, awards dinner, raffle and auction.
Photo from Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site Facebook Page. A limited number of tickets are now on sale for Rancho Los Cerritos’ gala. This year’s theme, California Dreaming, celebrates 150 years of the Bixbys in Long Beach.
Councilwoman Price, Mayor Garcia and Others to Officially Open Greenbelt Project Southern Portion Saturday
3rd District Councilwoman Suzie Price Councilwoman Suzie Price is thrilled to join Mayor Garcia and the Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine as well as Public Works and the Greenbelt Heights Neighborhood Association as they officially open the southern portion of the Greenbelt Project on Saturday, September 10th at 4:30 PM.