Around Town | Aug. 10, 2018

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FAMILY FUN
What Summer Saturdays event
Who Hosted by The Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
When Saturday, Aug. 11 from 3pm to 6pm
Where Bixby Knolls businesses on Atlantic Avenue
More Info The third installment of Summer Saturdays will feature a “weird science” theme. There will be activities and programming at several business locations and a beer trolley taking attendees on a tour of “Brewery Knolls.” The event will also include a cheese and wine pairing class, an opportunity for attendees to brew their own beer, the chance to experience augmented reality, as well as watch the Mad Science show, learn how to draw insects and carnivorous plants, have their aura photographed and interpreted and more. For a complete list of activities, visit bixbyknollsinfo.com.

DISTRICT DISCUSSION
What Budget meeting
Who Hosted by 8th District Councilmember Al Austin
When Monday, Aug. 13 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Where Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave.
More Info Austin will talk about some of the proposed 2019 Fiscal Year budget impacts on the 8th District. Parking will be provided in the lot across the alley adjacent to the building. Representatives from the police, fire, parks and recreation and public works departments will be on hand for any questions regarding the proposed budget. Contact [email protected]

WALK THE WALK
What Walking tour
Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, Aug. 18 at 9:30am
Where Meet at the WPA Mural, 3rd and the Promenade
More Info A few of the buildings included on the tour will be the WPA Mural-Recreation in Long Beach, Insurance Exchange Building, The Breakers, The Willmore Building, Farmers & Merchants Bank, First National Bank and the Security Bank Building. Free parking will be available at the 3rd Street and Promenade parking structure until noon. The tour will last approximately two hours. Tickets cost $10 per adult and can be purchased in advance through PayPal. Visit Lbheritage.org.

HERE’S TO YOUR HEALTH
What Resource fair
Who Hosted by St. Mary Medical Center- Bazzeni Wellness Center
When Thursday, Aug. 23 from 9:30am to 11:30am
Where 1055 Linden Ave.
More Info Attendees will receive information relating to health insurance, healthcare providers and more. Light refreshments will be provided. To RSVP, call 888-478-6279.

WALK THE WALK AGAIN
What Walking tour
Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, Aug. 25 at 9:30am
Where The Bembridge House, 953 Park Circle (the west end of 10th Street)
More Info The tour will include interior visits of the Bembridge House and a fully restored Queen Anne “workman’s” cottage. Street parking will be available. The tour will last approximately two hours. Tickets cost $15 per adult and can be purchased in advance through PayPal or by purchase at the door. Visit Lbheritage.org.

FREE FAMILY FUN
What Free performance
Who Hosted by Willmore City Heritage Association
When Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7pm
Where Amphitheater at Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave.
More Info Mahana Dance Company will perform “Welcome to Paradise,” a Pacific Islander-centric show. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Visit willmorecity.org.

GETTING JAZZED
What Free performance
Who Hosted by Willmore City Heritage Association
When Friday, Sept. 14 at 7pm
Where Amphitheater at Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave.
More Info Alex Iles & Friends will provide a free jazz performance. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. Visit willmorecity.org.