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Around Town | June 8, 2018

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What Annual Champions Run For Life
Who Hosted by MemorialCare Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach
When Saturday, June 9 from 8:30am to 2pm
Where Shoreline Aquatic Park, 200 Aquarium Way
More Info The public will have the chance to sponsor a pediatric cancer or blood-disorder patient from the Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center. The patients will then walk, run or wheel through a one-eighth mile celebratory lap. Visit

What 15th Annual Liver Life Walk
Who Hosted by the American Liver Foundation
When Saturday, June 9 at 9am
Where Aldrich Park on the University of California at Irvine campus
More Info Money raised will go toward supporting patients with liver disease. Call Farah Douglas at (310) 670-4624.

What Walk4Hearing fundraiser
Who Hosted by the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)
When Saturday, June 9 at 9am
Where Long Beach Marina Green, 386 E. Shoreline Dr.
More Info Registration takes place at 9am, and the 5K walk will begin at 10am. The CVS Hearing Aid Center will provide a mobile unit offering free hearing screenings. Email Marla Peoples at [email protected]

What Meeting
Who Hosted by California Writers Club of Long Beach
When Saturday, June 9 from 3pm to 5pm
Where Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library, 4055 Bellflower Blvd.
More Info Author Janet Simcic will discuss the topic “Turning My Travel into Fiction.” Email Kathryn Atkins at [email protected]

What Summer Saturdays event
Who Hosted by Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
When Saturday, June 9 from 3pm to 6pm
Where Bixby Knolls businesses on Atlantic Avenue
More Info This event will be the kick-off for Summer Saturdays, with activities and programming at several business locations and a beer trolley taking attendees on a tour of “Brewery Knolls.” There will be a focus on visual art and music, and businesses will offer food and drink specials. For a more complete list of activities, visit

What Workshop
Who Hosted by the Rough Writers Toastmasters Club
When Monday, June 11 from 7pm to 8:15pm
Where Historic Fire Station Number 8, 5373 E. 2nd St.
More Info Attendees will receive feedback on their writing, public speaking and leaderships skills. Visit

What Meeting
Who Hosted by The Good Neighbors of North Long Beach
When Tuesday, June 12 from 7am to 8:15am
Where Spires Restaurant, 1935 Del Amo Blvd.
More Info Long Beach School Board Member Megan Kerr will deliver an update on local schools. Email [email protected]

What Caregiver support group
Who Hosted by Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital
When Tuesday, June 12 from 3pm to 5pm
Where 2801 Atlantic Ave.
More Info Caregivers will learn ways to better cope with and manage the challenges of dementia and Alzheimer’s. The support group is held the second Tuesday of every month. To register, call (323) 930-6256.

What Book club
Who Hosted by the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
When Wednesday, June 13 at 7pm
Where Elise’s Tea Room, 3924 Atlantic Ave.
More Info Readers will discuss the novel The Counterlife by Philip Roth. Email [email protected]

What Chinese dinner and auction
Who Hosted by the Downtown Long Beach Lions
When Thursday, June 14 at 6pm
Where Long Beach Petroleum Club, 3636 Linden Ave.
More Info Tickets cost $40 per person. Proceeds go to Eyeglasses for the Needy Fund. Call (562) 434-7113 or email [email protected] to RSVP.

What DVD movie sale
Who Hosted by Friends of Signal Hill Library
When Friday, June 15 from noon to 4pm
Where Signal Hill Library Patio, 1780 E. Hill St.
More Info A variety of DVDs will be available to purchase. The movie genres include action, adventure, comedy, horror and romance. Call Cecilia Fidora at (562) 494-1013.

What Gathering
Who Hosted by The League of Women Voters of Long Beach Area
When Saturday, June 16 from 10am to noon
Where Los Altos Library, 5614 E. Britton Dr.
More Info Attendees will have the chance to discuss their favorite book. Email Iris Yokoi at [email protected]

What Benefit performance
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Camerata Singers
When Saturday, June 16 at 5:30pm
Where Daniel Recital Hall, 7200 E. Atherton St.
More Info The singers will perform music from three eras. These include early America, 19th century art song and aria and contemporary music. A silent auction will take place before the performance at 4:30pm. To purchase tickets, visit

What Monthly breakfast
Who Hosted by Elks Lodge #888
When Sunday, June 24 from 8am to 11:30am
Where 16426 Bellflower Blvd.
More Info The cost is $7 per person and includes eggs to order, full breakfast buffet, waffles with toppings, coffee, orange juice and drink specials at the bar.

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Around Town | June 8, 2018