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Three-Part Program Opens Port to Photographers

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The Port of Long Beach is partnering once again with the Arts Council for Long Beach for Port of Long Beach Photo, a three-part photography learning experience for amateur and pro photographers alike. The free program will be held this summer and end in October in conjunction with Long Beach Arts Month, which is an annual celebration of local arts and culture.

19th Annual International Performing Arts Championships Comes to Long Beach

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Singers, musicians, dancers, actors and models are ready to compete before 75 judges from the entertainment industry at the 19th Annual World Championships of Performing Arts®, July 10 – 19, 2015 in Long Beach, California.

Animal Care Services Hosts Low Cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic; Offers Tips for 4th of July Pet Safety

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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. Long Beach Animal Care Services would like to remind all animal owners that they can save themselves, and their pets, a tremendous amount of heartache and anxiety by following a few simple suggestions during the Independence Day weekend.

Residents Invited to Grand Opening of Jenni Rivera Memorial Park

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Latina Superstar, Jenni Rivera Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilman Dee Andrews, and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invite residents to the grand opening of Jenni Rivera Memorial Park, on Thursday, July 2, at 10:00 am.

LBPD Hosts Law Enforcement Career Fair Saturday

Long Beach Recruits have begun academy training. They will graduate November 2015.

The Long Beach Police Department and Civil Service Department will host a law enforcement career fair on Saturday, June 27, 2015. Learn about career opportunities with the Long Beach Police Department, including Police Recruit, Public Safety Dispatcher (9-1-1 operators), Special Services Officer, and positions in the area of Forensics.

World’s Largest LEGO Ship Visits Its Namesake, The Queen Mary

The Bright Bricks model of the Queen Mary uses approximately 250,000 LEGO parts and took 600 builder hours to create. Photo from Bright-Bricks.com

The Bright Bricks model of the Queen Mary uses approximately 250,000 LEGO parts and took 600 builder hours to create. Photo from Bright-Bricks.com When Britain’s most famous ocean liner was still a dream, the Cunard Lines recruited the John Brown shipyard in Scotland to build what would become the world’s most famous ocean liner.

“Big Bang on the Bay” to Benefit Action Sports Kids Foundation

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The Boathouse on the Bay presents the 4th annual “Big Bang on the Bay,” celebrating Independence Day early on Friday, July 3, from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The “Big Bang on the Bay” has become one of Long Beach’s top annual events, drawing thousands of spectators who watch the show from all around Alamitos Bay from beaches, piers and boats of all sizes.

Free Bike Safety Program Prepares Young Riders

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Councilwoman Suzie Price is partnering with the Long Beach Fire Department Lifeguards and Police Department to provide free bike safety training for Junior Guards participants and any other 9- to 17-year-old residents wanting to learn about bike safety.

Councilwoman Suzie Price to Host Live Safely Community Fair

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Councilwoman Suzie Price is hosting a “Live Safely” event, where residents can garner firsthand knowledge from industry professionals on a variety of safety topics. Speakers will share their expertise, giving attendees the opportunity to learn more about how to keep themselves and their families safe from property related crimes and identity theft.

Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Hosting Job Fair June 24

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First District Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez Councilwoman Lena Gonzalez and Pacific Gateway Workforce Investment Network will host a job fair to connect residents with local employers looking to hire. The event will take place on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 9:00 am at the Long Beach Convention Center – Seaside Ballroom, 300 Ocean Boulevard; enter through Seaside Way.

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