Around town | Sept. 21, 2018

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, 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 Film screening
Who Hosted by the Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust and the Algalita Foundation
When Saturday, Sept. 22, at 11am
Where The Art Theatre Long Beach, 2025 E. 4th St.
More Info Albatross, a film about the environmental impact of plastic pollution on the Albatross bird, will be screened for the public. The film will be followed by a Q&A session. The film is unrated and has “strong emotional content” and is recommended for viewers ages 12 and above. Tickets are free, but film donations are welcomed at

What Workshop
Who Hosted by the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority (KCWA)
When Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 6pm to 8pm
Where Aquarium of the Pacific, Watershed Classroom, 100 Aquarium Wy.
More Info The LCWA will be presenting its second public workshop for the next phase of the Los Cerritos Wetlands restoration planning. After the presentation, attendees can ask questions and offer input. Visit

What Meeting
Who Hosted by The Long Beach Chapter of the Embroiderers of America, Inc.
When Friday, Sept. 28, at 11am
Where Long Beach City College, 1305 E. PCH
More Info Idele Gilbert will be teaching attendees about the beading design known as “Idele’s Witch.” Email Christa Barry at [email protected]

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

What Book sale
Who Hosted by the Friends of Signal Hill Library
When Thursday, Oct. 4, from 11am to 4pm
Where Signal Hill Public Library Patio, 1780 E Hill St.
More Info Gently used books will be sold at low prices. Selections include adventure, art, biographies, children, cooking, fiction, fitness, graphic-novel, history, hobby, self-help, teen, educational and travel books. Purchases will be cash only. Free raffle tickets will be given to each shopper. Call 562-989-7323.

What Walking tour
Who Hosted by Los Cerritos Wetlands Trust and Tidal Influence
When Saturday, Oct. 6, at 8am
Where Los Cerritos Wetlands, 6720 Pacific Coast Hwy.
More Info Environmental consulting group Tidal Influence will be leading a free two-hour guided wetlands nature walk. Highlights include the Pumpkin Patch, the San Gabriel River to view the sea turtles and Zedler Marsh. Events are family friendly, but strollers are not permitted. Closed-toe shoes are required, and sunscreen and water is recommended. For more information or to RSVP, email [email protected]