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What General meeting
Who The Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America
Where California Heights United Methodist Church, 3759 Orange Ave.
When Friday, Sept. 27 at 10:30am
More Info The Chapter meets the fourth Friday of every month. Guests are welcome at a requested donation of $2.

What Teen volunteer opportunity meetings
Who Rancho Los Cerritos
Where 4600 North Virginia Rd.
When Friday, Sept. 27 from 4pm to 5:30pm
More Info Meeting for teens interested in volunteering at the Rancho. RSVP at (562) 570-1324.

What St. Cornelius’ 57th Annual Fiesta
Who Office of 5th District City Councilmember Gerrie Schipske
Where 3330 Bellflower Blvd.
When Friday, Sept. 27 from 5pm to 10pm; Saturday, Sept. 28 from 2:30pm to 10pm; and Sunday, Sept. 29 from 1pm to 8pm
More Info Each evening will feature live entertainment from the Ragdolls and the Jim Nichols Band. The fiesta will benefit local schools. Call (562) 425-7813.

What Rummage sale
Who Los Altos Brethren School
Where 6565 Stearns St.
When Saturday, Sept. 28 from 8am to 1pm
More Info Sale items will include clothing, shoes, household goods, books, toys and more. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early for the best selection. Proceeds will help fund school programs including reading enrichment, science, art, music and more. Call (562) 430-6983.

What Mayor’s Clean-up
Who Hosted by the City of Signal Hill
Where Discovery Well Park, 2200 Temple Ave.
When Saturday, Sept. 28 from 9am to noon
More Info The City is seeking volunteers for the clean-up. Volunteers should bring work gloves and extended grippers. The City will provide plastic bags and a limited number of extended grippers. Call (562) 989-7340.

What Free concert
Who Rock for Vets
Where Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave.
When Saturday, Sept. 28 from 3pm to 5pm
More Info The concert will feature a live performance from a community band of veterans. Visit .

What Jazz and film-tribute weekend
Who Art Theatre
Where 2025 E. 4th St.
When Saturday, Sept. 28 at 4pm and Sunday, Sept. 29 at 3pm
More Info The weekend-long event will celebrate music and movies by showing feature films. Helen Borgers, disc jockey for KKJZ 88.1 FM, will be playing music. Ticket sales will help to fund the Art Theatre’s installation of digital-projection equipment. General admission for Saturday or Sunday is $18, and a VIP package for both days is $35. Call (562) 438-1000.

What Film screening
Who Long Beach Public Library
Where Main Library auditorium, 101 Pacific Ave.
When Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7pm
More Info The Long Beach Public Library and Long Beach Cinematheque will host a screening of the film Storm Center in honor of Banned Book Week. The film stars Bette Davis as a librarian battling censorship during the McCarthy era. Attendees are encouraged to dress up in their best 1950s-inspired outfits for a chance to win a prize. Many libraries throughout Long Beach will also feature displays of notable books that have been banned or challenged throughout the United States. Visit .

What Monthly breakfast
Who Bellflower/ Long Beach Elks Lodge 888
Where 16426 Bellflower Blvd., Bellflower
When Sunday, Sept. 29 from 8am to noon
More Info Breakfast costs $6.50 per person and includes eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits with gravy, orange juice, assorted fruit, Belgian waffles and coffee. Call (562) 866-3027 or visit .

What Bixby Knolls Supper Club
Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
Where La Taverna Cucina Italiana, 3819 Atlantic Ave.
When Monday, Oct. 7 at 6pm and 7:30pm
More Info A $12 corkage fee will apply. Bixby Knolls Supper Club promotes the concept of supporting local restaurants on a Monday night, which is typically a slow night. Residents are invited to meet, eat and support the local economy. RSVP required. Email [email protected] .

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