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What Health-education lecture
Who Hosted by Long Beach Medical Center
When Friday, June 14, at noon
Where Long Beach Medical Center, Houssels Forum, 2801 Atlantic Ave.
More Info MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center staff are inviting the public for a free “Medicine, Munchies and Movies” health-education lecture. Amandeep Bhalla, an orthopedic surgeon, will host a lecture on spine health and caring for aging bones. The lecture will be followed by a screening of Green Book. Lunch will be provided. To register, call (562) 933-1650.

What 4th Annual Storm The Beach 5k/10k race
Who Presented by Meals on Wheels of Long Beach and U.S. Vets Long Beach
When Saturday, June 15, at 7am
Where Pierpoint Landing, between the Aquarium of the Pacific and Shoreline Aquatic Park, 200 Aquarium Wy.
More Info The race will benefit Long Beach U.S. Vets by proving housing, employment services, mental-health services and other resources to more than 800 homeless veterans, according to event organizers. For race details, visit

What Tongva lecture
Who Hosted by Rancho Los Cerritos
When Saturday, June 15, at 10am
Where Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Rd.
More Info Tongva artist Craig Torres will present a lecture, followed by a workshop in which participants can create clapper-stick instruments from elderberry bush branches. The cost of the event is $8 per person. Visit

What Food bank
Who Organized by the Long Beach Seventh-Day Adventist Church
When Sunday, June 16 from 8am to 10am (hosted every third Sunday of the month)
Where Long Beach Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1001 E. 3rd St.
More Info All families and individuals are welcome to access the food bank. Visit

What Monthly fundraiser
Who Hosted by PLAYlive Nation Lakewood and Ronald McDonald House Long Beach
When Monday, June 17, to Friday, June 21, from 5pm to 9pm
Where PLAYlive Nation Lakewood, 500 Lakewood Center Mall STE 127
More Info Individuals are invited to purchase game time for $10 an hour to donate to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Long Beach, a local charity. Visit

What Movie screening
Who Sponsored by Long Beach Transit, Port of Long Beach and other organizers
When Tuesday, June 18; Thursday, June 20; and other dates at 8pm
Where Granada Beach, 5000 E. Ocean Blvd. (June 18); Cherry Beach, 1 Junipero Ave. (June 20); and other varied locations
More Info Presented by various sponsors, the Moonlight Movies on the Beach summer schedule will include movies such as The Sandlot (June 18) and Happy Gilmore (June 20). Movies will be screened throughout the summer, and locations will vary. Movies are free, parking will be available on-site and snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Visit for the full schedule.

What Historic lecture
Who Hosted by Friends of Banning Museum
When Saturday, June 22, at 10am
Where Banning Museum, 401 E. M St.
More Info Friends of Banning Museum invites the community to join it for its next “Keeping History Alive” lecture at the Banning Museum. The lecture will be presented by author Michael D. White, vocational maritime historian and researcher. Contact Melanie at (310) 548-2005.

What Business summit
Who Presented by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Regional Network
When Wednesday, June 26, from 8am to 2pm
Where Long Beach Harbor Board Room, 4801 Airport Plaza Dr.
More Info Leading experts from multiple federal agencies will present tools, strategies and best practices for business owners and entrepreneurs. The event is designed to educate and connect businesses to federal resources and provide networking opportunities. The summit will also include a plenary session on import and export guidelines and support. This is a free event, and refreshments will be provided. Visit

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