Harbor Currents–COMMUNITY & FAMILY–Sept. 18, 2012


Sept. 20
Night at the Aquarium
District 6 Councilman Dee Andrews and the Aquarium of the Pacific invite residence to a free community evening at the Aquarium of the Pacific, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 20.
Reservations are required.
(562) 570-6816
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach

Sept. 21

Municipal Tour
Partake in a tour of the old jail and courtroom at the Municipal Building in San Pedro, starting at 2 p.m. Sept. 21. Meet at the San Pedro Bay Historical Society Archives, Room 626.
Details: (310) 833-1707
Venue: Municipal Building
Location: 638 S. Beacon St.

Sept. 21
Be The Peace (Global Meditation Mob)
Join us in a global meditation, on the International Day of Peace, from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 21, at Granada Beach in Long Beach.
Whether you stay for 5 minutes or the entire hour, people from all walks of life are encouraged to come experience silent self-guided meditation.

Details: www.bethepeace.com, www.medmob.org
Venue: Alfredo’s Beach Club – Granada Beach
Location:  5101 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach

Sept. 22
Long Beach Latin Gay Pride
Long Beach Latin Gay Pride will be coming to Long Beach, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 22, at the Marina Green Park on Shoreline Drive in Long Beach. This years’ musical headliner is Vilma Diaz and La Sonora.

This cultural celebration will honor the traditions of the Latin community as well as empower those that attend with the ever essence of unity. The festival will showcase inspiring music and dance performances; food, general merchandise, information and vending booths; and include various games and activities for members of our community.

This event will benefit California Families in Focus, a nonprofit that serves the needs of families and children in the Long Beach area. California Families in Focus is known for their many charitable events such as; the annual Spirit of Christmas Brunch, which serves over 700 children and families during the holiday season. Admission is $15.
Details: www.lbfestivallatino.com
Venue: Marina Green Park
Location: 386 E. Shoreline Dr., Long Beach

Sept. 29
Good Neighbor Festival
Take part in the Good Neighbor Festival and Picnic, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29, at El Dorado Park in Long Beach. Free food, information booths, displays, games and a watermelon eating contest also will be part of this event.
Details: (562) 570-6932
Venue: El Dorado Park
Location: 2800 Studebaker Road, Long Beach

Oct. 21
Women’s Entrepeneur Conference
Explore the Women’s Entrepeneur Conference and Holiday Boutique, from 12 to 6 p.m. Oct. 21, at the Croation Cultural Center in San Pedro. The event will include free seminars, raffles and guest speakers.
Details: (310) 548-7050
Venue: Croation Cultural Center
Location: 510 W. 7th St., San Pedro



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