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Limpieza Ecologica y Segura del Hogar
What Workshop in Spanish on making homemade cleaning supplies
Who Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau of Public Works
When Thursday, Oct. 22 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where https://longbeach-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_s7gW3GPYTVOWDur4bL8O7g
More Info A free workshop that will teach Spanish speakers how to make non-toxic cleaning supplies at home. Registration at the link above is required to participate.

RA LIFE DEFENSE
What Outdoor self defense class
Who Zahalea Anderson
When Saturday, Oct. 17 at 12:30 p.m.
Where Intersection of Ocean and Junipero, on the Bluff
More Info An outdoor group self defense class. Participants will be asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Payment for the class is donation based. This martial arts class is open to all, including beginners.

BACKYARD COMPOSTING WEBINAR
What Educational workshop on composting
Who StopWaste
When Saturday, Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where www.stopwaste.org/gardening
More Info A free online workshop where participants will learn the basic skills needed to build, maintain and use a compost pile.

SCHOOL FOOD TOWN HALL
What Community seminar on improving the quality of school meals
Who Long Beach Fresh
When Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where LBFresh.org
More Info Long Beach youth are encouraged to participate in this online broadcast, and can submit their thoughts on LBUSD meals to [email protected]

LOCAL PRODUCE
What Bixby Knoll’s Farmer’s Market
Who Local farmers and vendors
When Thursday, Oct. 22 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where Intersection of E 46th Street and Atlantic Avenue
More Info Fresh produce is available for sale from local vendors. Customers are asked to wear masks and stay six feet away from each other. WIC and CalFresh are accepted.

DIY DAY OF THE DEAD ALTAR
What Virtual altar construction workshop
Who Long Beach Public Library
When Thursday, Oct. 29 from 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where https://www.facebook.com/LongBeachPublicLibrary
More Info Partcipants can follow along on Facebook Live and build their own small altar for Day of the Dead. Supplies for the workshop can be picked up beforehand for free starting Saturday, Oct. 17 on a first come first serve basis at the Billie Jean King, Michelle Obama or Mark Twain libraries during LBPL To-Go hours.

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