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Around Town | Aug. 24, 2018

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SEW WHAT?
What Meeting
Who Hosted by The Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers of America, Inc.
When Friday, Aug. 24 at 11am
Where Long Beach City College, 1305 E. PCH
More Info Email Christa Barry at [email protected]

MUSIC IN THE AIR
What Outdoor concert
Who Hosted by the City of Long Beach
When Friday, Aug. 24, from 6pm to 8pm
Where Marine Stadium, 5255 Paoli Way.
More Info The “100 Days of Summer” is winding down with a free finale concert by the band Trinity, who will play tributes to the rock sounds of Styx, Foreigner and Journey. Attendees can bring their family to the Kid Zone and purchase dinner at the food trucks, including the Cheddar Wheel (quesadillas, nachos and more), Chowdown Food (burgers and sandwiches) and Yogurtland. Visit 100daysofsummer.org.

MORE MUSIC IN THE AIR
What Outdoor concert
Who Hosted by Rancho Los Cerritos
When Sunday, Aug. 26 from 5pm to 7pm
Where Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Road
More Info Acknowledgement will perform jazz music at Rancho Los Cerritos’s final summer concert. Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and low chairs or blankets. Snacks and drinks are also available for sale. No pets are allowed. Visit rancholoscerritos.org.

LADIES WHO LUNCH
What Luncheon
Who Hosted by the American Association of University Women
When Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9:30am to noon
Where Golden Sails Inn, 6285 East Pacific Coast Highway
More Info The AAUW will host a luncheon with Long Beach community leader Dr. Virginia “Ginny” L. Baxter speaking on “The History of Feminism: A Letter to the Next Generation.” Cost of luncheon is $28 per person with RSVP by August 27 to Ellen Mathis at [email protected] A $5 charge is required to attend only the program at 10am. Visit aauw-longbeach.org.

FOOD AND PHILANTHROPY
What Fundraiser
Who Hosted by Chipotle and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach
When Thursday, Sept. 13 from 10:30am to 10pm
Where Any Los Angeles or Orange County Chipotle
More Info Those interested in contributing to the fundraiser should indicate it to the cashier at check-out, so that 33 percent of their payment benefits Miller Children’s & Women’s.

PRECIPITATION ANTICIPATION
What Workshop
Who Hosted by Rancho Los Cerritos
When Saturday, Sept. 22 from 10am to noon
Where Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Road
More Info Rancho Los Cerritos will host a workshop about creating and maintaining rain gardens. A panel featuring plant and water experts will explain how rain gardens work, the benefits and how to create and maintain them. Tickets cost $8 per person and can be purchased at rancholoscerritos.org.

THE PLOTS THICKEN
What Cemetery tour
Who Hosted by the Historical Society of Long Beach
When Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8:30am to 2:40pm
Where Long Beach Municipal Cemetery and Sunnyside Cemetery, 1095 and 1151 E. Willow St.
More Info The 23rd annual Historical Cemetery Tour will feature costumed actors performing graveside presentations about the lives of people buried at the cemeteries. Tickets cost $25 for general admission and $15 for HSLB members. Visit hslb.org to purchase tickets or call (562) 424-2220.

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Around Town | Aug. 24, 2018