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Upcoming Events

  

Friends of Long Beach Animals

Pet Appreciation Fair and Walk for the Animals

  

Saturday, October 13, 2012

El Dorado Regional Park - Archery Range (Spring St. and 605 Freeway)

  

Featuring:

live entertainment, raffles, crafters, pet contests, exhibitor and vendor booths, demonstrations in agility, flyball and disc dogs

  

www.friendsoflongbeachanimals.org 

  

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Newcomb Academy PTA E-waste Drive

  

Saturday, October 13, 2012

9am - 2pm

Newcomb Academy - 7020 E. Brittain Street

School Parking Lot (corner of Lees and Peabody)

(please note -- Newcomb has temporarily relocated to the former Keller School site while the new school is being built)

  

View the flyer here 

  

Millikan High School Baseball Booster E-waste Drive

  

Saturday, October 27, 2012

9am - 2pm

Millikan High School - 2800 Snowden Avenue

School Parking Lot (corner of Palo Verde and Belen)

  

View the flyer here  

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The Long Beach Rosie the Riveter Foundation presents the 2nd Annual "We Can Do It!" Awards

  

wecandoita www.lbrosie.com 

Honoring local women for their leadership and professional accomplishments  

  • The Honorable Eunice Sato, the first woman elected as Long Beach Mayor - Public Service Award
  • Dr. Lynn Shaw, Electrical Technology Professor and President of the Faculty Association at Long Beach City College - Education Award
  • Carmen Perez, the first Hispanic to serve on the Port of Long Beach Commission - International Trade Award
  • Sister Gerard Earls, Vice President of Mission Integration at St. Mary Medical Center - Healthcare Award
  • Maria Elena Durazo, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO - Labor Award
  • Julie Bartolotto, Executive Director, Historical Society of Long Beach - Historic Preservation Award
  • Neena Strichart, Publisher, The Signal Tribune - Local Business Award
  • Nien-Ling Wacker, Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Laserfiche - Corporate Leader Award
  • Sue Ann Robinson, Director of Collections, Long Beach Museum of Art - Arts and Culture Award
  • Jill Rosenberg, Successful Long Beach realtor with 40 years of commitment to the Long Beach community with a demonstrated passion for volunteer service - Volunteerism Award 
  • Pat McCormick, Greatest female diver in U.S. history and founder of the Pat McCormick Educational Foundation - Sports Award
  • Blue Collar Women, Honoring modern day Rosie the Riveters for their outstanding contributions to the City of Long Beach - Special Recognition

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Volunteer Village 

  

Interested in volunteering? Don't know where to start? Come to the 10th Annual Fall Volunteer Village   

 

Tuesday, October 16 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.    

El Dorado Park West Community/Senior Center

2800 N. Studebaker Road   

 

The event provides potential volunteers an opportunity to interview nonprofit and public agencies to find a volunteer placement that matches their time, talents and interests. Everyone -students, adults, retirees, families and corporate employees - with an interest in volunteering is invited to attend.

 

Close to 50 Greater Long Beach community organizations will have representatives available to provide potential volunteers information about their programs and volunteering needs.

  

View the flyer here 

  

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Cubberley Carnival

  

Friday, October 19, 2012 
2:30pm - 5:30pm 
3200 Monogram Avenue

Pull out your poodle skirt and get ready for a "Blast From the Past" at Cubberley School's annual Fall carnival 

  

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Home Front Theater

  

October Featured Film: Mrs. Miniver

  

Friday, October 19, 2012

1pm

El Dorado Senior Center

2800 N. Studebaker Road 

  

View the flyer here 

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Long Beach Animal Care Services Fundraiser at

Veggie Grill

  

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

4pm - 10pm

Veggie Grill at the Marketplace

6451 Pacific Coast Hwy (next to Trader Joe's)

  

Present this flyer or mention the fundraiser and 50% of your food and beverage purchases will be donated to Long Beach Animal Care Services. 

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Volunteers Needed for 5th Annual Bicycle Count

 

Want to help make Long Beach the most bike friendly city in the nation? Here's your chance to get involved by volunteering for the City's Fifth Annual Bicycle Count on Thursday, October 18, or Sunday, October 21.  


The City of Long Beach and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) are seeking volunteers to help conduct bike and pedestrian counts at more than 35 locations throughout Long Beach.  There are multiple volunteer time slots and count locations.  High school students are welcome to participate with parental permission.

 
Step 1: Select a Volunteer Training to Attend on Tues., Oct. 16, or Weds., Oct 17  

When:  Tuesday, October 16 
Where: CSULB Vivian Engineering Center (VEC) room 224 
Times:  12 PM, 2PM, or 5:30PM 

OR 

When: Wednesday, October 17
Where: Long Beach City Hall, 10th Floor Conference Room, 333 W. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
Times:  8 AM or 9 AM (Training will last approx. 30 minutes tops!)

Step 2: Let us know which Volunteer Training you will be attending

Register online at
www.csulb.edu/rideshare by Monday, October 15. You can also contact us via email or phone with the time you plan to attend the Volunteer Training. Please be sure to share your email and cell phone number with us.

Step 3: Count bicyclists & pedestrians on October 18 and/or 21

On 10/18, Thursday: 7- 9 am or 4-6 pm
On 10/21, Sunday:  12 - 2 pm

Step 4: Drop off Count/Survey Forms

Drop off your completed count forms and be showered with appreciation!