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What Storytelling event
Who Hosted by Long Beach filmmaker Steven Deeble and local brewer Jason Van Fleet
When Friday, Oct. 12, at 7pm
Where MADE by Millworks, 240 Pine Ave.
More Info The October installment of “The MADE Storytelling Hour(s)” will focus on the topic of craft beer. Local brewers from Liberation Brewing, Ten Mile Brewing and Phantom Carriage Brewing will share their stories at the event. In addition, Christo Brock, director of the documentary “Brewmance,” will screen some of the rough-cut footage. “Brewmance,” which is currently in post-production, covers the local craft-beer scene and follows the teams at Liberation Brewing and Ten Mile Brewing as they build out their breweries and open their doors for business. The event is free. Visit

What Meeting
Who Hosted by the Long Beach Lincoln Club
When Thursday, Oct. 18, at noon
Where Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 Appian Wy.
More Info Janet Nguyen, the first Vietnamese-American state senator in the U.S., will discuss her plans for the next four years in the State Senate. She will also have a presentation on how she escaped her homeland on a small wooden 10-meter boat by sailing across the South China Sea. The cost is $35. To RSVP, email Paul Carter at [email protected] or call (562) 435-1426.

What Hearing-aid demo
Who Hosted by the Hearing Loss Association of America
When Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10:30am to noon
Where The Weingart Center, 5220 Olivia Ave.
More Info Participants will be allowed to try out more than 50 hearing-assistive technology devices. The event is free. Call (562) 630-6141 or visit

What Community-health fair
Who MY Pediatrics and Respiratory Care
When Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11am to 1pm
Where 720 Alamitos Ave.
More Info The holistic health clinic will be having a “Be Happy, Be Healthy Wellness Day” to celebrate its grand opening. Guests are invited to live music, food, as well as several other health and wellness services. A Garcia Shack food truck will be there, as well as a live art painting from Long Beach muralist Michael Pukac. Visit

What Domestic-violence awareness event
Who Hosted by the WomenShelter of Long Beach
When Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11am to 4pm
Where The former Citibank parking lot in Belmont Shore, 5354 E. 2nd St.
More Info October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the WomenShelter of Long Beach (WSLB) is partnering with 3rd District Councilmember Suzie Price to host its 12th Annual Domestic Violence Event. The event seeks to raise awareness about domestic violence and provides attendees with information to learn to identify the early warning signs of an abusive relationship and help those within their own communities who might be experiencing abuse. This free event is open to the public and will have special presentations by community leaders. Call Tatiana Dorman at (562) 437-7233 or email [email protected]

What Seminar
Who Hosted by the Questing Heirs Genealogical Society
When Sunday, Oct. 21, at 1pm
Where The Lakewood Masonic Center, 5918 E. Parkcrest St.
More Info Linda Sena will speak on the topics of DNA and Native American research. Contact Liz Stookiesberry at (562) 760-3027 or visit

What Art day
Who Hosted by MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach
When Friday, Oct. 26, from 2pm to 6pm
Where Miller Children’s & Women’s Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave.
More Info In honor of Arts Month, the Artful Healing Program is hosting an Art Day Celebration. The event will include an art exhibition featuring the artwork of current and former patients. Attendees are encouraged to test their creative abilities with three interactive art projects and an interactive music session. Contact Denise Clayton-Leonard at (562) 243-0170 or email [email protected]

What Self-management class
Who Hosted by The Diabetes Program at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center
When Friday, Oct. 26, and Friday, Nov. 2, from 4pm to 7pm
Where MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Pavillion, Conference Room A2, 2801 Atlantic Ave.
More Info The class will be two sessions and will cover diabetes medication and management. Participants will be able to discuss blood-glucose monitoring, nutritious meal planning, fitness motivation and more while learning about acute and long-term complications and skills that contribute to a healthier lifestyle. To RSVP, call (562) 933-5043. Parking will be validated.

What Halloween event
Who Hosted by Khmer Girls in Action
When Friday, Oct. 26, from 6pm to 9pm
Where 1355 Redondo Ave., Suite 9
More Info The event aims to both entertain and educate attendees. It will feature a “haunted maze”, an interactive photo booth, music, dancing, raffle prizes, as well as information to prepare for the Nov. 6 midterm elections. The event is free. Visit

What Pharmaceutical collection
Who Hosted by MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center, The Long Beach Police Department and the LA Drug Enforcement Administration
When Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10am to 2pm
Where Long Beach Medical Center, 2801 Atlantic Ave.
More Info The free event collects expired pharmaceutical drugs in order to properly dispose of them. This is a drive-thru, drop-off event. Visit

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