Harbor Currents: ANNOUNCEMENTS May 23, 2013

  • 05/23/2013
  • Reporters Desk

May 24
Small Business Workshop: How to Comply with the New Health Care Law
Participate in a small workshop to help small business owners and the self-employed learn what the health care law means to small business, starting at 11:30 a.m. May 24, at the Museum of Latin American Art.

  • Learn About:
    Business tax credits – Who’s eligible and how to apply?
    State Health Insurance Exchange
    High-risk Pools
    Shared Responsibility
    Cost Containment
    Small Employer Wellness Programs
    Tools and resources available for small businesses

Details: (323) 810-7167
Venue: MoLAA
Location: 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach
May 25
March Against Monsanto
Participate in a march against Monsanto, at 1 p.m. May 25, behind Whole Foods in Long Beach.
Bring signs and noisemakers.
Venue: Whole Foods Market Long Beach
Location: 6550 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach
May 26 
The Really, Really, Free Market
Participate in a new economic model of sharing, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. May 26, at Bixby Park in Long Beach.
Bring what you don’t need and take what you do:
Free books, clothing, housewares, toys, fun, food, community building, music, entertainment, open mic, song, poem, skills or a table for a cause.
If you are bringing items to share please stay or arrange to come back and take anything of yours that is left over at the end of the day
Bixby Park at Junipero btw Broadway and 2nd, the last Sunday of every month
Details: occupylbmusic@gmail.com
Venue: Bixby Park
Location: 130 Cherry Ave., Long Beach

June 8
Grupo de Conversación en Español
Join the Long Beach Time Exchange for the second meeting of the Spanish language conversation group, from 4 to 6 p.m. June 8, at Building Healthy Communities.
The session will begin with a short cultural film and a discussion between fluent Spanish speakers, followed by small groups that include the participation of intermediate Spanish speakers. Participants will also practice speaking Spanish in everyday communication scenarios that might occur in a time exchange. RSVP.
Details: (562) 346-4617
Venue: Building Healthy Communities
Location: 920 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach

June 8
Foodscape Volunteer Appreciation Day
Show your appreciation for Foodscape Long Beach, from 5 to 8 p.m. June 8, at the Chestnut Plot.
The group will be hosting its first community fundraiser with a vegan and vegetarian potluck, a plant sale and music. Suggested donation is $3.
Venue: Chesnut Plot
Location: 729 Chesntut Ave., Long Beach

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