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Help For Home Buyers
The Neighborhood Resource Center and Union Bank invite you to a
First Time Home Buyer Workshop
"Making the Dream of Home Ownership a Reality"

Presented by Union Bank and Operation Hope

Saturday, June 23, 2012
10am - 1pm
1900 Atlantic Avenue
Second Floor Conference Room (Free Parking On-site)

Learn valuable information to help you understand the home buying process
1) Learn what you need to prepare for home ownership
2) Why credit scores are important for mortgage approval
3) The pros and cons of owning versus renting
4) Learn about various mortgage programs, grants, and much more

RSVP to the Neighborhood Resource Center at (562) 570-1010 or


Upcoming Events

4th of July Freedom Fest and Concert

Wednesday, July 4, 2012 
5pm - 9pm 
Rosie the Riveter Park - Corner of Clark Avenue and Conant Street 


5pm - Military Ceremony honoring our Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan 
6:30 - free musical concert by "The Emperors" 


Food trucks on site! 
Red Robin YUMMMMobile 
Don Chow Tacos 
Tango Mango Ice 

View the flyer here

El Dorado Regional Park Tour and Lake Clean Up

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
5:30pm - 8pm 
El Dorado Regional Park (Area 3) 
7550 E. Spring Street 

Join Councilwoman Schipske and the Fifth District Lakes, Ponds and Wetlands Task Force as they take a tour of the improvements to natural habitat of the lake in Area 3. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine and community volunteers have made major improvements to this area to restore and support a thriving natural environment around the lake.  


 Following the tour there will be a lake clean up. Shovels, gloves and small hand tools will be provided.


Parking: Enter from Spring Street into the Park and drive to South End of Area 3. Inform the parking attending you are attending the LAKE TOUR & CLEAN UP. Parking spaces provided at the Bridge Crossing. 


Long Beach Municipal Band
2012 Summer Schedule - El Dorado Park

Friday, July 6th 
Friday, July 13th 
Friday, July 20th 
Friday, July 27th 
Friday, August 3rd

More information here

Southern California Green Economic Council
June Speaker Series 


Wednesday, June 27, 2012 
6pm - 8pm 
El Dorado Community Center 
2800 Studebaker Road 


This event is free, but please RSVP to Stella at 


The Alchemy of Transformation...Our Selves, Our Work Places, Our Living Spaces 
Tickets now on sale!

The Center Theater at the Long Beach Convention Center
Saturday, July 14, 2012
9am - 4pm

General: $60
Student: $25

What is TEDx? 
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxSoCal, where x=independently organized TED event. At our TEDxSoCal event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

 View the flyer here