Location: Belmont Pool parking lot near Granada Ave
Info: Packet pickup is Wed., Nov. 27 from 2:30-7:30 p.m. at the start/finish line or 30 minutes before your race begins - See more at: http://justinrudd.com/trot.html#sthash.ZzO5TMOQ.dpuf
Location: 1126 Queens Hwy.,LB 90802
Phone: (562) 435-3511
A deep freeze took over the Long Beach harbor during winter '12 as Chill made its much anticipated debut. We turned our dome into a giant igloo, which became home to The Ice Kingdom – an awe-inspiring exhibit featuring larger-than-life ice creations that towered over 2.5 stories tall and used more than two million pounds of ice. In addition to the enchantment of The Ice Kingdom, CHILL also featured outdoor Ice Tubing, an Ice Skating rink and a Holiday Village. And this Winter, Chill returns with all that and much more. Chill will open its doors on Nov. 22 and run until Jan. 5. - Ticket includes all day access to the ship, live entertainment, holiday activities, timed admission into The Ice Kingdom and its slides, PLUS choose Ice Tubing OR Ice Skating. - See more at: http://www.queenmary.com/chill/
Time(s): Every Friday
Location: Long Beach Museum of Art (2300 E Ocean Boulevard)
Info: Admission is free every Friday thanks to generous support from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.
Time(s): First Friday of every month; 6:00pm-10:00pm
Location: Atlantic Ave between Bixby Road and San Antonio Drive
Info: Every first Friday night of the month, participating Bixby Knolls businesses will unite to promote local artists and musicians through extended operating hours. In doing so we hope to encourage a dialogue between businesses, artists and the community. We look forward to seeing you at First Fridays Long Beach to help support local artists, businesses, and community. http://firstfridayslongbeach.com/
Time(s): Second Saturday of every month; 4:00pm-10:00pm
Location: Downtown Long Beach East Village Arts District
Info: The Art Walk takes place around the streets of Ocean Blvd, Linden Ave, 1st Street, Broadway and Elm. Local art galleries and retail businesses such as gift shops, boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops stay open until late evening. Linden Avenue is closed to traffic and transformed into a street art fair by local artists. Two stages are dedicated to street performances and live music. Anyone is welcome. Parking is available in nearby structures and parking lots for about $4.00/day or free by chance on nearby streets. www.artwalklb.com
Time(s): Every third Sunday from 8:00am-2:00pm
Location: Long Beach Veterans Stadium
Info: Over 800 Dealers offer a huge selection of antiques, collectibles and home furnishings at bargain prices. Call (323) 655-5703 for information or visit www.longbeachantiquemarket.com.
Time(s): Every third Saturday from 10:00am-11:30am
Location: Meet at 3rd and Promenade
Info: Long Beach Heritage is proud to announce our Walking Tour Program to help foster preservation advocacy and education throughout Long Beach. Tours occur on the 3rd Saturday of every month starting in front of the WPA Mural at the north end of the Promenade at 3rd Street. Free parking at 3rd & Promenade parking structure until noon. Each tour lasts approximately 1-1/2 hours and covers about 1-1/2 miles. Moderate walking difficulty. Tickets available through Paypal, $10 per person. Tickets will be held at will-call at the tour starting location, 3rd and Promenade. For more information, visit lbheritage.org
Time(s): Every third Saturday at 10:00am
Location: Meet at 1 Granada Avenue
Info: Meet on the beach at 1 Granada Ave. in the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach to help rid the beach of trash and debris. Free parking, bags, gloves, refreshments, door prizes, and volunteer credit forms. Just show up. Contact Justin@JustinRudd.com or (562) 439-3316. www.BeachCleanup.org
Location: Belmont Shore
Info: "Christmas by the Sea” This year's parade is on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, so the theme will support our troops, honor our veterans and remember Pearl Harbor (Dec. 7, 1942). Featuring over 100 entries, including floats designed by Long Beach businesses and associations, marching bands, and local personalities and dignitaries. And of course, no Christmas Parade would be complete without an appearance by good ole' St. Nick! The parade route is along East Second Street and begins heading east from Livingston Avenue to Bayshore Avenue. East 2nd St. will close to traffic at 5:00pm, at which time spectators may set up chairs and blankets for a front row seat to the parade.Entries for the parade on online at belmontshore.org.
Time(s):1:00 – 4:00pm
Location: 4600 Virginia Road
Cost: $3 per person, $10 per family
Info: Experience 19th century Christmas traditions from the California frontier while learning about history in one of Long Beach’s most historic homes. Visitors are encouraged to bring cameras to capture family members posing with Santa Claus. Light refreshments will be served in the backyard, and visitors are encouraged to stop by the Museum Shop to search for unique holiday gifts.
Time(s):5:00 – 7:00pm
Location: 20th and Daisy
Info: Come home for the holidays! Bring your blankets, chairs and don’t forget to bundle up. You won’t want to miss one second of the magic! The parade step-off will be 5:00 PM.The parade runs along Daisy Avenue between Burnett Street and Pacific Coast Highway.
Location: Downtown Long Beach Marina Area
Info: The parade route will begin outside Shoreline Marina, move toward Island White, circle near the beach, move into and through Shoreline Marina and on to Rainbow Harbor past Parker’s Lighthouse Restaurant, Pine Avenue Pier, Gladstone’s departing Rainbow Harbor passing by the Queen Mary. Best viewing will be in Shoreline Village, Rainbow Harbor and from the Queen Mary. The public is invited to participate as a spectator or by entering a boat in the parade.The parade is presented by Shoreline Yacht Club of Long Beach but is open to all participants. Club membership is not a requirement.
Time(s): Registration is at 8:00am
Location: Shoreline Aquatic Park
Info: We are thrilled to announce the first Walk to Stop the Clot Los Angeles for those who have suffered from and those who have been affected by blood clots and clotting disorders. Registration fees: The event is free and open to the public but we encourage donations. Proceeds raised will benefit the NBCA in raising awareness and financial support to prevent, diagnose and treat thrombosis and thrombophilia through research, education, support and advocacy.
Time(s): 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Bungalow Art Center (727 Pine Avenue)
Info: Share your talent at this open mic night. Signups begin at 5:30 pm.
Location: Naples Island
Cost: FreeInfo: A spectacular display of decorated boats sail through the charming canals