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What Document shredding and recycling event
Who Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews
Where Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.
When Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9am to 12pm
More Info The first five boxes of shredding documents per car are free, and anything more will cost $5 per box. Recyclable items include televisions, computer monitors, computers (CPUs), laptops, keyboards, printers, computer mice, hard drives, fax machines, microwave ovens, DVD players, VCRs, cables and cords, telephones, cell phones, radios, shredders, stereo components, tape and zip drives, power supplies and electronic devices. X-rays, CDs, large appliances, toner cartridges, fluorescent bulbs or batteries of any kind will not be accepted. Call (562) 570-6816.

What Coat drive
Who Sixth District Councilmember Dee Andrews and Inner Beauty Gems
Where Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Ave.
When Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9am to 2pm
More Info Councilmember Dee Andrews and Inner Beauty Gems, a small mentoring club that hosts various community events throughout the 6th District, will provide children with coats for the winter season. Call (562) 570-6816.


What Kidical Mass Neighborhood Bike Ride
Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association (BKBIA)
Where Georgie’s Place, 3850 Atlantic Ave.
When Sunday, Nov. 17 from 1pm to 3pm
More Info Children and adults will bike for roughly four and a half miles, beginning and ending at Georgie’s Place. Orozco’s Auto Service will partner with the BKBIA to collect canned food that will be donated to the Long Beach Rescue Mission. Email [email protected], visit or call (562) 595-0081.

What Open house
Who St. Anthony High School
Where 620 Olive Ave.
When Sunday, Nov. 17 at 2pm
More Info St. Anthony High School will host an open house for students interested in attending the school. Tours will be led by students, and visitors will have the opportunity to speak directly with faculty and staff. Application packets will be available. Call (562) 435-4456 or visit

What Author talk
Who Hosted by Friends of the Signal Hill Library
Where Signal Hill Library, 1770 Hill St.
When Monday, Nov. 18 at 6:30pm
More Info Darrell James, author of Nazareth Child and Sonora Crossing, and Tammy Kaehler, author of Dead Man’s Switch and Braking Points, will be discussing and signing their books.

What North Long Beach Leaders Meeting
Who Long Beach Police Department
Where Carmelitos Community Center, 851 E. Via Carmelitos
When Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 6pm
More Info Residents are invited to join Long Beach North Commander Robert Luman for a community meeting. The meeting will focus on crime trends in different neighborhoods. Robert Cerince of the City of Long Beach Homeless Services Program will be the guest speaker. Call (562) 570-9827 or email [email protected] .

What Monthly meeting
Who Deforest Park Neighborhood Association
Where Deforest Park Clubhouse, 6255 Deforest Ave.
When Thursday, Nov. 21 from 7pm to 8:30pm
More Info Long Beach City Prosecutor Doug Haubert will be the speaker. Call (562) 428-7710.

What Renewable Hope Thanksgiving Food Project 2013
Who The Rock Christian Fellowship
Where The Central Facility Center at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1133 Rhea St.
When Saturday, Nov. 23 from 8am to noon
More Info The Rock will provide 500 boxes of food to families in need. Each box will have enough food to supplement the needs of a family with four to six people. Call (562) 597-7481 or visit .

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