Harbor Currents: COMMUNITY/FAMILY Feb. 13, 2013

  • 02/13/2013
  • Terelle Jerricks

February 14
BDSM Workshop Series to Promote Human Sexuality
The Center will begin hosting a 10-month workshop series on BDSM every second Thursday of the month, starting Feb. 14, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The first meeting will discuss BDSM and leather communities and will be facilitated by staff and leather event producer Olga.

Each meeting will cost $15, or you can pay a cumulitive $100 fee for the 10 week span. You must be at least 18 years old to attend with a valid ID and signed consent.
Details: info@centerlb.org
Venue: The Center
Location: 2017 E. 4th St., Long Beach

Feb. 24
African American Festival
Aquarium of the Pacific will host the 11th annual African-American festival on  Feb. 23 and Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. celebrating the rich heritage and diversity of African-American and African culture. The weekend will feature live entertainment, arts and crafts, ethnic food and more.
Details: (562) 590-3100; www.aquariumofpacific.org
Venue: Aquarium of the Pacific
Location: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach

March 2
Gold Panning at the Dominguez Rancho
Relive the California Gold Rush as you pan for gold, from 1 to 3 p.m. March 2 at Dominguez Rancho.
Will you be able to find some gold nuggets or be fooled by the fool’s gold?  Learn the history of California and gold panning at this fun activity. There will be tours, gold panning, craft area, and a scavenger hunt. Take home some treats and hopefully a piece of gold as well. Who knows?
What is gold panning and how was it done?  This is your day to learn and maybe you will discover something magical while you pan for gold.
The activity is free (donations are accepted) and suitable for all ages.  And no experience in gold panning is needed.
Details: (310) 603-0088; www.dominguezrancho.org
Venue: Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
Location: 18127 S. Alameda St., Rancho Dominguez

March 6
5th District Night at the Aquarium
The 5th District Night at the Aquarium will be held at the Aquarium of the Pacific Mar. 6, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. You can register for this event by visiting, http://tinyurl.com/bkpmkh8.
The event will be of no charge, but parking is $8 inside the Aquarium parking structure.
Details: (562) 570-6932; district5@longbeach.gov
Venue: Aquarium of the Pacific
Location: 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach


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