Around Town | Sept. 14, 2018

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What Walking tour
Who Hosted by Long Beach Heritage
When Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9:30am to noon
Where Meet at the WPA Mural, on 3rd and the Promenade
More Info Tour highlights include the WPA Mural-Recreation in Long Beach, The Breakers, The Willmore Building, Farmers & Merchants Bank and the First National Bank. Free parking will be available at the 3rd and Promenade parking structure until noon. Tickets cost $10 and can be purchased in advance at

What Hands-on hearing-aid demo
Who Hosted by the Hearing Loss Association of America Long Beach/Lakewood Chapter
When Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10:30am to noon
Where The Weingart Center, 5220 Olivia Ave.
More Info Participants will be allowed to try more than 50 hearing-assistive technology devices. Call (562) 630-6141 or visit

What Art workshops
Who Hosted by the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute
When First and third Mondays of the month beginning Monday, Sept. 17
Where Todd Cancer Pavilion Treatment Planning Room, 3rd Floor, 2810 Long Beach Blvd.
More Info The classes will be designed for cancer patients, loved ones and survivors. Each session will provide mini-lessons on a variety of creative techniques, approaches and activities. The workshops will be facilitated by Richard Harvey, cancer survivor, published author and artist. The cost is free. Call (562) 933-0971 to RSVP.

What Miniature golf
Who Hosted by Leadership Long Beach
When Thursday, Sept. 20, from 5pm to 9pm
Where Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave.
More Info Participants will meet at the Expo Arts Center and go on to “play through” other participating businesses along Atlantic Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard with their own golf-hole locations, including Twig & Willow, Rasselbock, EJ Malloy’s, Bixby Joe Coffee & Tea and SteelCraft. The entry fee is $50 per person. Visit

What Resource fair
Who Hosted by the Community Hispanic Association (Centro CHA) and Mayor Robert Garcia
When Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9am to 1pm
Where Jenny Oropeza Community Center at Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave.
More Info Volunteers will be on-hand to help participants apply for citizenship and eligible residents apply for naturalization applications. Participants will also be available to get advice from immigration attorneys. For a list of documents needed and to RSVP, call Centro CHA at (562) 612-4180.

What Fashion-show fundraiser
Who Hosted by Jewish Family and Children Services of Long Beach (JFCS)
When Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5:30pm to 8pm
Where Alpert Jewish Community Center, 3801 E. Willow St.
More Info The event benefits the counseling and social services of JFCS. The show will begin with cocktail hour and will then be followed by the fashion presentation that will feature fall-clothing items from Macy’s. There will also be a drawing for a two-night trip to New York. Tickets cost $50. Visit

What Seeds of Summer fundraiser
Who Hosted by Partners of Parks
When Saturday, Sept. 29, from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where El Dorado Nature Center, 7550 E. Spring St.
More Info The event will recognize organizations that have helped fund park events this past summer. Officials will also provide an opportunity for community groups across the city to begin raising funds by directing proceeds to next summer’s events. Wine, craft beer and appetizers will be served, and a silent auction will be held during the evening event. Tickets cost $75. Visit