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E-WASTE DROP OFF
What E-Waste Collection and Fundraiser
Who Stanford Middle School and Katie Larson
When Saturday, Feb. 29, from 8am-11am
Where 5871 E Los Arcos St.
More Info Residents and businesses will be able to dispose of private documents as well as E-Waste items privately and efficiently. Donations will go toward class projects, field trips, school supplies, student learning opportunities.

EXHIBIT OPENING
What Opening reception for “Wanderings” art exhibit
Who William Lane
When Sunday, Feb. 29 from 3pm to 6pm
Where Greenly Art Space, 2698 Junipero Ave #113
More Info A lifetime of work by artist William Lane will be on display, including paintings and three dimensional pieces.

TELLING YOUR STORY IN KHMER
What Khmer language class
Who Chan Hopson
When Saturday, Feb. 29 from 3pm to 5pm
Where Mark Twain Neighborhood Library, 1401 E Anaheim St
More Info Learn conversational Khmer in this class centered around sharing personal narritives. All ages and language abilities are welcome. For more information call (562) 570-1046.

LOCAL VENDOR MARKETPLACE
What Arts and Crafts Fair
Who Arts and Crafts Fair
When Sunday, March 1 from 9am to 3pm
Where Marketplace Long Beach, 6475 Pacific Coast Hwy.
More Info Over 50 local vendors will be present at this weekly fair, including bakers, artisans and more.

RANCHO READING
What Children’s story time
Who Rancho Los Cerritos
When Tuesday, March 3 from 9:30am to 10am
Where Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Road
More Info An out-loud reading of a children’s book in Rancho Los Cerritos’ library. Attendance is free and no registration is required.

DANCE FOR LIFE
What Exercise class
Who United Cambodian Community
When Tuesday, March 3 from 10am to 12pm
Where Mark Twain Neighborhood Library, 1401 E Anaheim St
More Info This dance class provides light exercise that is ideal for seniors to the tune of pop music and khmer songs. This event is open to the public and all ages.

COMMUNITY CRAFTS
What Community Healing: Open Heart Open Mind
Who Flourishing Families
When Tuesday, March 3, from 12:30pm-1:30pm
Where Mark Twain Neighborhood Library, 1401 E Anaheim St
More Info An hour of fun and relaxing art, crafts and games.

RAPTOR RAMBLE
What Nature hike
Who Los Cerritos Wetland Trust
When Saturday, March 7 from 8am to 10am
Where Los Cerritos Wetland Trust, inland side of the intersection of Pacific Coast Highway and 1st Street
More Info Look for predatory birds like ospreys and hawks while learning about the history of the area’s Native Americans. This activity is for those 7 years of age and older. To learn more, email [email protected]

HISTORIC GARDEN TOUR
What A Curated Tour of Florence Bixby’s Gardens
Who Rancho Los Alamitos Foundation
When Saturday, March 14 from 12pm to 2:30pm
Where Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 E Bixby Hill Rd.
More Info The beginning of this year’s curated garden tours at this historical sight. The garden was designed by Florence Bixby in the early 1900s. Tickets are $15 per person.

LONG BEACH ART WALK
What local art fair
Who LB Art Walk
When Saturday, March 14 from 5pm to 10pm
Where East Village Arts District
More Info Galleries and businesses will be displaying artwork for the public to see. Artists will also get a chance to sell their artwork and musicians will be playing live music. For more information visit https://artslb.org/lb-artwalk/.

LITTER PATROL
What 30 minute beach clean up
Who Justin Rudd
When Saturday, March 21
Where 1 Granada Avenue
More Info Volunteers of all ages are invited to help pick up trash from the beach, to improve safety and cleanliness. The event will continue in any weather. The parking kiosk code is 0215.

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