Museum of Latin American Art Free Fourth Thursday

Museum of Latin American Art Free Fourth Thursday

Art: Museum of Latin American Art Free fourth Thursday evening admission. (map)

View modern and contemporary Latin American art through collections, exhibitions, educational programs, and cultural events.

Price: $10 Adults; $7 Seniors and Students; under age 12 and MOLAA members free

Phone: 562.437.1689

Email: info@molaa.org

Website: www.molaa.com

 

100 Days of Summer Kick-Off Concert with "Under Cover"

100 Days of Summer Kick-Off Concert with "Under Cover"

Marine Stadium (map)

Bring your family and friends and get the "100 Days of Summer" started. The band Under Cover specializes in high energy dance music – Pop, Rock, Soul, Funk. Latin, R&B, Top 40 and all of your favorite music from the 50’s to the present-day.

Kids Zone and Food Trucks start at 5 p.m.; concert from 6-8 p.m.

Bike Saturdays

Bike Saturdays

Discover the City by bike. Ride your bike to participating local eateries on Saturdays to receive a special discount or offer. Ask about special Bike Saturday deals for bicyclists.

Dog Parks

Dog Parks

Long Beach residents can exercise their dogs off leash at ten City dog parks. These facilities double entrance and exit gates, large and small dog areas, doggie waste bags and water fountains. Use dog facilities at your own risk. The City of Long Beach accepts no responsibility for the behavior of dogs or dog owners.

Locations: Coolidge Park, El Dorado Park, Jackson Park, K-9 Dog Park, Recreation Park, Rosie’s Dog Beach, Uptown Dog Park at Scherer Park, Seaside Park, Wrigley Heights Dog Park

Free. Open Daily 7 AM - 10 PM.

El Dorado Regional Park Archery

El Dorado Regional Park Archery

Learn archery safety and how to shoot. Beginner, intermediate and advanced level instruction available.

Vehicle entry fees $5 Monday - Thursday; $6 Friday; $7 Saturday and Sunday; $8 on Holidays. School Buses are $30; Other buses are $35 daily. Cash only.

Open daily, 7:00 AM - Dusk.

Website: www.eldoradoarchers.com 

El Dorado Regional Park Fishing

El Dorado Regional Park Fishing

El Dorado Regional Park (map)

Cast into two stocked fishing lakes and catch bass, trout, catfish, bluegill and more. Fishing licenses are required for anyone age 16 or older. All fishing regulations must be followed.

Open daily from 7 AM to Dusk.

Vehicle entry fees $5 Monday - Thursday; $6 Friday; $7 Saturday and Sunday; $8 on Holidays. School Buses are $30; Other buses are $35 daily. Cash only.

Marine Stadium  Farmer's Market

Marine Stadium Farmer's Market

Marine Stadium (map)

Marine Stadium Farmer's Market. Produce, baked goods, nuts, jams, eggs and more. Free admission. Every Wednesday, 3-7 pm. Website: https://www.localharvestfarmersmarkets.com/marine-stadium

Bixby Knolls Certififed Farmer's Market

Bixby Knolls Certififed Farmer's Market

Bixby Knolls Certififed Farmer's Market. Produce, baked goods, nuts, jams, eggs and more. Open Thursdays from 3 pm to 7 pm at the corner of Atlantic Ave. & E. 46th Street in Bixby Knolls.

Free admission. Website: www.goodveg.org

Boat Launch Ramps

Boat Launch Ramps

Granada and Ocean (map)

Access the open waters through one of the Long Beach's five boat launch ramps.

Locations:

  • Davies Ramp at 2nd and Marina Dr.

  • Marine Stadium @ 5255 Paoli Wy.

  • Claremont and Ocean

  • Granada and Ocean

  • South Shore Ramp at 590 Queensway Bay

$12.

Phone: 562.570.8636

Email:  jopitis@longbeach.gov

Website:  http://www.longbeach.gov/park/marine/launch_ramps.asp

Library: Bark Reading to Dogs

Library: Bark Reading to Dogs

Bach Library (map)

BARK is an all-volunteer program that encourages children to increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. Beginning readers find it intimidating to read in front of others, but love to read to the non-judgmental, calming dogs.

Phone: 562.570.1038

Email: lbpl.mobile@gmail.com

Web: http://www.longbeach.gov/library/calendar-pages/library-events/

Hmong Arts

Hmong Arts

Homeland Cultural Center (map)

Experience the visual and performing arts of the Hmong culture at this drop-in weekly workshop and session. Free admission. Open every Sunday, 9 AM - 2 PM.

El Dorado Frontier Theme Park and Train Ride

El Dorado Frontier Theme Park and Train Ride

El Dorado Regional Park (map)

All aboard! Ride the El Dorado Express, pan for gold, and more. The El Dorado Frontier Theme Park and Train Rides are open June through August, 11 AM - 5 PM. Tickets $5 for train and $7 to pan for gold.

Birthday and party packages available for up to 100 people; call or visit website for details.

Website: https://www.theeldoradofrontier.com/info

Roller Hockey

Bayshore Rink (map)

Bayshore roller hockey rink is open every Saturday and Sunday. Times vary. $6 per person, per session. Full equipment required including HECC approved helmet with cage or half shield. Minor players require written parent/guardian permission on file in order to play.

Senior Centers

California Recreation Center at McBride Park (map)

Seniors can participate in the many activities and programs offered citywide at six City senior centers. Activities and programs range from arts and cultural experiences, dance, fitness, life-long learning opportunities, enrichment, health and social services, nutrition, excursions, drop-in and special events, volunteerism and special interest groups.

Senior Centers open Monday through Friday, 9 AM - 2 PM.

Long Beach Bixby Park Farmers Market

Long Beach Bixby Park Farmers Market

Bixby Park (map)

Long Beach Bixby Park Farmers Market. Produce, baked goods, nuts, jams, eggs and more. Free admission. Tuesdays, 3 pm - 8 pm.

Japanese Gardens

Japanese Gardens

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden (map)

The Earl Burns Japanese Gardens at California State University Long Beach are a beautiful hybrid garden combining typical elements of a Japanese garden within the context of its Southern California location.

Open each week on Tuesday through Friday, 9 AM - 4 PM. Admission: Adults, $5; Seniors and CSULB Alumni, $4; Ages 4-18, $2, Under age 2, Free. More information: http://web.csulb.edu/~jgarden/

Library: Dance for Life

Library: Dance for Life

Mark Twain Library (map)

Get yourself moving to American Pop music and Cambodian music! This light-aerobic dance class makes fitness fun and is perfect for seniors. Presented by the United Cambodian Community. (Enter the Community Room using the side door on Anaheim St.)

Free. Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10 AM - Noon.

For more great library events, visit the calendar: http://www.longbeach.gov/library/calendar-pages/library-events/

Movie Matiness

Movie Matiness

Los Altos Library (map)

It's the First Friday of the month, and Los Altos is breaking out the popcorn! Join us for our Movie Matinee to discovery and rediscover magical moments of the silver screen.

Free Admission

Phone: (562) 570-1045

Email: lbpl.mobile@gmail.com

Website: http://www.longbeach.gov/library/calendar-pages/library-events/

Art Walk

Art Walk

Ocean Blvd., Linden Ave,, 1st Street, Broadway and Elm Ave (map)

The Art Walk takes place on Ocean Blvd., Linden Ave,, 1st Street, Broadway and Elm Ave. Art galleries, gift shops, boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops stay open late. Linden Avenue is closed to the traffic and transformed into a street art fair by local artists. Two stages are dedicated to street performances and live music. Unique items and works of art in combination with paintings, sculpture, photography, crafts and hands-on workshops mixed with theatre and dance are offered.

Price: Free

Phone: 562.682-9735

Email: findyourart@earthlink.net

Website: http://www.artwalklb.com/

El Dorado Nature Center: Liars, Thieves and Chocolate

El Dorado Nature Center: Liars, Thieves and Chocolate

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Liars, Thieves and Chocolate - An Evening of Storytelling. Come delight both your stomach and your mind! Local storytellers will bedazzle you with stories and chocolate delicacies.Pre-registration is required. Call 562.570.1745.

Event: $5 per person. Vehicle entry fees $5 Monday - Thursday; $6 Friday; $7 Saturday and Sunday; $8 on Holidays. School Buses are $30; Other buses are $35 daily. Cash only.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (map)

Visit Stand Up Rentals at Alamitos Bay to get a board and a lesson to glide through the waters. Open daily every April through September, 9 AM to 5 PM. Rental rates are $10 per hour.

Lawn Bowling

Lawn Bowling

Recreation Park Lawn Bowling Greens (map)

Arrange to take a free lawn bowling lesson and learn about the fun outdoor team game. Lessons run Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays at 10 AM and at 1 PM. Free. For more information, email longbeachlawnbowlingclub@gmail.com.

Happy Senior Line Dance

Homeland Cultural Center (map)

Enjoy an afternoon of social line dance at Homeland Cultural Center at MacArthur Park. For ages 50+.

Runs every Tuesday and Wednesday, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Free. For more information: 562.570.1655 lbparks@longbeach.gov or visit www.lbparks.org

Ballet Folklorico

Homeland Cultural Center (map)

Practice traditional Mexican folk dance with instructors at the Homeland Cultural Center. Every Tuesday, 5 pm to 7 pm. Free.

Belmont Plaza Pool Lap Swim

Belmont Plaza Pool Lap Swim

Belmont Plaza Pool (map)

Long Beach has indoor and outdoor pools throughout the city, from Uptown to Belmont Shore! On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 pm to 9 pm, Belmont Pool has ropes up for Lap Swim Short Course. Grab a lane and a great workout. Adults (18-49 yrs.), $4; Seniors (50+ yrs.), $3; Youth (17 & Under), $1. 

El Dorado Regional Park Glider Flying

El Dorado Regional Park Glider Flying

El Dorado Regional Park (map)

Model aircraft flying area for gliders and electric power only.

Price: Vehicle entry fees: $5 Monday - Thursday; $6 Friday;$7 Saturday and Sunday; $8 on Holidays. School Buses are $30; Other buses are $35 daily

Phone:  552.570.1771

Email:  lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: JP McDermott & Western BOP

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: JP McDermott & Western BOP

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Come for a sunset picnic by the lake and enjoy Red Hot Rockabilly and Vintage Honky Tonk. Bring low chairs or blankets and an earth-friendly picnic dinner. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

$3 admission. $7 Regional Park vehicle entry fee. $3 admission benefits Friends of El Dorado Nature Center to support education and volunteer programs and habitat restoration.

Phone: 562.570.1745

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.LBParks.org

Living History: Rancho Los Cerritos Tours

Living History: Rancho Los Cerritos Tours

Rancho Los Cerritos (map)

Every Wednesday through Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm, experience Long Beach history at a free guided tour of the Rancho Los Cerritos historic site by living history characters and docents. Enjoy the new Visitor Center and restored arroyo.

El Dorado Nature Center: Wetland Warrior Cleanup

El Dorado Nature Center: Wetland Warrior Cleanup

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Only 5% of California’s once vast coastal wetlands remain today. Join our Weekend Wetland Warrior team and help protect the critical habitat at Golden Shore Marine Biological Reserve. Two hours of time can save wildlife. Wear sturdy shoes. Rain cancels. Must be at least 10 years of age.

Runs from 10 AM to 12 Noon on 6/15/19, 7/20/19, and 8/17/19.

Price: Free

Phone: 552.570.1771

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

 

Father's Day BBQ and Concert

Father's Day BBQ and Concert

Ramona Park (map)

Bring your family and friends and enjoy an afternoon filled with fun and music. Free Admission.

562.570.6300

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.LBParks.org

History: Rancho Los Alamitos Tours

History: Rancho Los Alamitos Tours

Rancho Los Alamitos (map)

Rancho Los Alamitos is a National Register site and has been more to diverse cultures for more than 1500 years. Tour the historic ranch house, four acres of gardens, a visitor center, and barnyard with horse, sheep , goats, chickens, ducks and rabbits. Tours are open Wednesdays through Sundays, 1 pm to 5 pm.

Week-long Theme Camp: Learn To Row Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Learn To Row Camp

Pete Archer Rowing Center, LB Marine Stadium (map)

Come learn to row with the Long Beach Jr Crew Summer Camps. Learn basic boat handling, water safety, rowing techniques and sportsmanship through practice and competition. The program promotes responsibility, dedication, fitness, and perseverance. Ages 12-18. Register for course # 26868 at www.lbparks.org.

This week-long camp is also available on the following dates and times:

6/17-6/28/19 8 a.m.- 10 a.m.; 6/17-6/28/19 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 6/17-6/28/19 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 7/1-7/12/19 8 a.m - .10 a.m., 7/1-7/12/19 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 7/1-7/12/19 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 7/15-7/22/19 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., 7/15-7/22/19 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 7/15-7/22/19 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 7/29-8/9/19 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., 7/29-8/9/19 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 7/29-8/9/19 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 8/12-8/23/19 8 a.m. - 10 a.m., 8/12-8/23/19 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 8/12-8/23/19 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Price: $350

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Week-long Theme Camp: Kid's Pottery Summer Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Kid's Pottery Summer Camp

East Village Arts Park (map)

Your child will journey through various pottery making techniques from pinching pots to working on a real pottery wheel! In between making pieces, they'll also have time to play in the park and have an engaging summer! Parents provide lunch, and extra water. Ages 6-13. Register for course #33037 at www.lbparks.org

This one-week camp repeats the following weeks: 6/17/19-6/21/19, 6/24-6/28/19, .7/22-7/26/19, 7/29-8/2/19, 7/8-7/12/19, 8/12-8/16/19, and 8/19-8/23/19

Price: $245

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Week-long Theme Camp: Crayola World of Design

Week-long Theme Camp: Crayola World of Design

Heartwell Park (map)

Campers learn about Mars, the rain forest, cities of the future and engage in the creative process to solve real workd problems. Young architects, illustrators, and graphic designers develop ideas for concept to sketch to finished product. Ages 5-12. Register for course # 33045.

Summer Fun Days: Youth Drop-in Recreation

Summer Fun Days: Youth Drop-in Recreation

Summer Fun Days is a city-wide, summertime youth drop-in recreation program that runs 11 AM to 4 PM at parks throughout Long Beach.

Kids can have fun with crafts, games, sports, swimming excursions, and field trips at drop-in supervised recreation activities for ages 5-12. This is not a custodial care program.

Runs all summer long, from 6/17/19 until 8/23/19. Available at these locations: Admiral Kidd Park, Bixby Park, Chavez Park, Coolidge Park, DeForest Park, Drake Park, El Dorado Park West, MacArthur Park, McBride Park, M.L. King Park, Orizaba, Pan American Park, Ramona Park, Scherer Park, Seaside Park, Silverado Park, Somerset Park, Stearns Champions Park, Wardlow Park, Veterans Park, Whaley Park.

Week-long Theme Camp: Brixology

Week-long Theme Camp: Brixology

Heartwell Park (map)

Team up to construct engineering themed projects using Lego bricks. Learn about aerospace engineering while assembling a space station, explore mechanical engineering as you build boats and vehicles. Ages 7-12. Register for course # 33047.

Theme Camp: Music Academy

Theme Camp: Music Academy

Wilson High School (map)

The Long Beach Summer Music Academy is designed to provide band and orchestra students with a fun, rewarding, and fundamentally sound musical experience. Kevin Hamilton of Rogers Middle School and Michelle Ellis of Wilson High School welcome students entering 7th, 8th or 9th grade in the fall and have had at least one year of music instruction. The weekly sessions will culminate in a public concert. To get updated information visit Long Beach Summer Music Academy's Facebook page, or email Mr. Hamilton at khamilton@lbschools.net. Class held at Wison High School - 4400 E 10th St., Long Beach. Ages 10-14. Register for course #31997.

Price: $200

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: khamilton@lbschools.net

Website: www.lbparks.org

Be S.A.F.E.  (Summer Activities in a Friendly Environment)

Be S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities in a Friendly Environment)

Be SAFE is a free city-wide summer youth recreation program during the evening hours of 6 pm to 9 pm. Find free family friendly recreation activities including classes, sports, fitness, movies, arts and crafts and more.

Be SAFE starts 6/17/19 and runs through 8/23/19 at all of these locations: Admiral Kidd Park, Bixby Park, Drake Park, M.L. King Park, Orizaba, Pan American Park, Ramona Park, Scherer Park, Seaside Park, or Silverado Park.

For more information visit www.lbparks.org or call 562.570.1605.

Movies in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon

Movies in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon

Pan American Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Avengers: Infinity War

Movies in the Park: Avengers: Infinity War

Admiral Kidd (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon

Movies in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon

Martin Luther King, Jr Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

Teen Centers

Teen Centers

Parks, Recreation and Marine offers programming just for teens (ages 13-18) who live in Long Beach or attend a Long Beach school. Tournaments, arts & crafts and after-game dances, games, field trips, homework help, sports and more are offered.

  • Admiral Kidd Park: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

  • Chavez Park: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Freeman Center: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  • Coolidge Park (temporarily offering programs due to Houghton park construction.): Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

  • McBride Park: Monday-Friday, 2 p.m. -7 p.m.

  • Silverado Park: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Price: Free

Phone: 562.570.8890

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gpv

Website: http://www.longbeach.gov/park/recreation-programs/programs-and-classes/youth-and-teen-programs/

 

Movies in the Park: Avengers: Infinity War

Movies in the Park: Avengers: Infinity War

Bixby Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

Library: Bark Reading to Dogs

Library: Bark Reading to Dogs

Mark Twain Library (map)

BARK is an all-volunteer program that encourages children to increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. Beginning readers find it intimidating to read in front of others, but love to read to the non-judgmental, calming dogs.

Phone: 562.570.1038

Email: lbpl.mobile@gmail.com

Web: http://www.longbeach.gov/library/calendar-pages/library-events/

Movies in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon

Movies in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon

Chavez Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

7th Annual Uptown Jazz Festival

7th Annual Uptown Jazz Festival

Houghton Park (map)

Bring your family and friends for great jazz music, a Kid's Zone, food and vendor booth and more! Sponsored by the Office of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson.

Free admission.

Phone: 562.570.7777

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Week-long Theme Camp: STEM + Minecraft with Lego Materials

Week-long Theme Camp: STEM + Minecraft with Lego Materials

College Estates Park (map)

Prepare for a full-day Lego camp packed with hands-on and minds-on STEM fun! Build projects inspired by cool machines including trains, helicopters, and treehouses. Then build a portal to the Nether, Creepers, and Minecarts from Minecraft! Engineer and craft innovative solutions in this new full-day themed engineering camp for Lego fanatics! Ages 5-7. Register for course # 33063.

Offered at two times: 6/24-6/28/19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and 8/5-8/9/19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Price: $310

Week-long Theme Camp: Crazy Chemworks Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Crazy Chemworks Camp

Heartwell Park (map)

Shake up a flask of fun in the lab. Swirl, pour and mix like a scientist. Chill down and heat up at the atomic level as you change liquid to solids. Learn how to handle laboratory tools, and build and break molecules. Hop on board the chemistry express for a high-speed science experience. Ages 5-12. Register for course # 26814 at www.lbparks.org.

Also runs 8/12-8/16/19 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Price: $205 plus $50 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

 

Week-long Theme Camp:Soccer Half-Day AM Camp

Week-long Theme Camp:Soccer Half-Day AM Camp

Wardlow Park (map)

Emphasis is placed upon individual skill development, small sided games, and having fun! Each camper will receive an international soccer ball, t-shirt, and camper evaluation/camp poster. Ages 5-9. Register for course #33026 at www.lbparks.org.

Two different week-long sessions offered: 6/24-6/28/19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., $155; and 8/12-8/16/19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., $145

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Week-long Theme Camp: Harry Potter & Hogwarts Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Harry Potter & Hogwarts Camp

Cypress Community Center (map)

Board the Hogwarts Express to learn important writing skills and have fun! We will focus on creating our own stories of fantasy, fan-fiction, and magic after learning the four secrets of narrative writing. Paint wands, create a potion, make butterbear, play the Death Eaters' game, build snitch launchers, and play Quidditch! Chocolate frogs and snacks provided. Students must have read the first book in the series. Material fee: $85. Camp held at Cypress Community Center - 5700 Orange Ave., Cypress.Ages 8-13. Register for course #32349.

$140 plus $85 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Week-long Theme Camp: Minecraft Movie Making

Week-long Theme Camp: Minecraft Movie Making

College Estates Park (map)

Join Movies by Kids in this exciting camp where kids will design a Minecraft world using Lego blocks and Minecraft mini figures. Students will utilize iPods to create their own Minecraft movie and become the voices for all the characters. Create monsters, creepers or your own personal hero to tackle the incredible environment that you create. All student films will be made available for download online! $30 material fee due at start of first class.Ages 6-13. Register for coures #33072

Price: $160 plus $30 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

 

Week-long Theme Camp: Top Junior Chef Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Top Junior Chef Camp

Recreation Park (map)

Kids do all the cooking. We provide the traveling kitchen, supplies, and ingredients. Our instructors will work within each camper's skill level. Work in teams to cook and complete. Our goal: to open a restaurant in one week for family and friends! $20 cash only materials fee. Ages 7-12. Register for course # 33015.

Three sessions to choose from: 6/24-6/28/19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., 7/22-7/26/19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and 8/5-8/9/19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Price: $165 plus $20 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Week-long Theme Camp: Eureka Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Eureka Camp

Heartwell Park (map)

Campers overcome challenges using basic materials, simple machines, and tips from famous inventors. They create catapults, forts, and construct working sticks to take home. Thomas Edison said, 'Invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration,’ campers will say, 'This camp is 100% FUN!' Ages 5-12. Register for course #33044.

Price: $205 plus $50 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Happy Feet

Movies in the Park: Happy Feet

Signal Hill Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

Concert:  Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Whaley Park (map)

Celebrate 110 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band and Celebrations in Sound. Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. This week's theme is American Folk Songs. Bring a blanket, chairs and food . Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Concert:  Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Los Cerritos Park (map)

Celebrate 110 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band and Celebrations in Sound. Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. This week's theme is American Folk Songs. Bring a blanket, chairs and food . Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Movies in the Park: Happy Feet

Movies in the Park: Happy Feet

Coolidge Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

Concert:  Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Marine Stadium (map)

Celebrate 110 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band and Celebrations in Sound. Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. This week's theme is American Folk Songs. Bring a blanket, chairs and food . Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Free.

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Steel Parade

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Steel Parade

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Enjoy a sunset picnic by the lake and relax to the rhythmic sounds of Calypso. Bring low chairs or blankets and an earth-friendly picnic dinner. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:00 p.m.

$3 admission. $7 Regional Park vehicle entry fee. $3 admission benefits Friends of El Dorado Nature Center to support education and volunteer programs and habitat restoration.

Phone: 562.570.1745

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.LBParks.org

Movies in the Park: Lego Movie 2

Movies in the Park: Lego Movie 2

Drake Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

Concert:  Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

El Dorado Park West (map)

Celebrate 110 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band and Celebrations in Sound. Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. This week's theme is American Folk Songs. Bring a blanket, chairs and food . Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Movies in the Park: Happy Feet

Movies in the Park: Happy Feet

Whaley Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

Sea Festival: Pirate Invasion

Sea Festival: Pirate Invasion

Shoreline Aquatic Park (map)

Costumed Pirates and three Pirate ships will descend on the Shoreline Park for two days of sword fights, cannon and musket battles, a treasure hunt, adult and children’s costume contest, an interactive kid’s zone, arts and craft vendors, live and DJ entertainment on our stages, food and grog, a living history encampment, a live production of “Treasure Island," and this year we’ve to add more mermaids, and have a Mermaid themed village.

Open June 29 and 30, 10 AM - 9 PM each day.

Website: www.alfredosbeachclub.com

Community Concert Series: Star 69 Band

Community Concert Series: Star 69 Band

Drake Park (map)

Bring your family and friends and enjoy an afternoon filled with fun and music. Free admission.

Phone: 562.570.6300

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.LBParks.org

El Dorado Nature Center: "A Night with the Stars"

El Dorado Nature Center: "A Night with the Stars"

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Join Friends of El Dorado Nature Center and the Orange County Astonomy Club as we spend an evening gazing at the night sky and enjoying a classic Hollywood movie: "Close Encounters of the Third Kind." Meet at the Possum Patch near the end of the parking lot.

Vehicle entry fees $5 Monday - Thursday; $6 Friday; $7, Saturday and Sunday; $8 on Holidays. School Buses are $30; Other buses are $35 daily. Cash only.

Phone: 562.570.7111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.LBParks.org

Theme Camp: Skyhawks Basketball Camp

Theme Camp: Skyhawks Basketball Camp

College Estates Park (map)

This fun, skill-intensive program is designed for the beginning to intermediate player. Using our progressional curriculum, staff focus on the whole player, teaching respect, teamwork and responsibility. An active week of passing, shooting, dribbling, and rebounding makes this one of our most popular programs. All participants receive a t-shirt, basketball and player evaluation. Bring snacks, water bottle, running shoes, and sunscreen. Ages 7-12. Register for course# 31883.

Price: $115

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Bee Movie

Movies in the Park: Bee Movie

Veterans Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Web: www.lbparks.org

Long Beach Municipal Band

Long Beach Municipal Band

Whaley Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band and the Sizzling Sounds of Summer! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. This week's theme is "Indivisible, With Liberty and Justice for All" Bring a blanket, chairs and food . Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Free.

El Dorado Nature Center : Family Nightlife Walks

El Dorado Nature Center : Family Nightlife Walks

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

What do the animals do at night? Find out on a naturalist-led exploration of the darkened trails of the Nature Center. Register for walk #32311 (June 12), #32312 (June 25), #32313 (July 2), #32314 (July 9), #32315 (July 16), #32316 (July 23), #32317 (July 30) #32318 (August 6), #32319 (August 13), #32320 (August 20) and #32321 (August 27) at www.lbparks.org.

Runs Tuesdays: 6/18, 6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27

Price: $5 per person. Children under age two, free. Vehicle entry fees: $5 Monday - Thursday; $6 Friday; $7 Saturday and Sunday; $8 on Holidays. School Buses are $30; Other buses are $35 daily

Phone: (562) 570-1745

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World

Movies in the Park: How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World

Orizaba Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Concert:  Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Los Cerritos Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Movies in the Park: Bee Movie

Movies in the Park: Bee Movie

Davenport Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

4th of July Bike Parade

4th of July Bike Parade

Granada Boat Launch Ramp (map)

Celebrate Independence Day and ride your decorated bike along the Shoreline Bike Path in the 4th of July Bike Parade. Contests for patriotic speech and costume and watermelon seed spitting are part or the fun. 

Registration opens at 9:15 am, bike ride begins at 10 am.

Free to spectate.

Email: Justin@JustinRudd.com
More at JustinRudd.com 

Festival Queen Mary All American 4th of July

Festival Queen Mary All American 4th of July

Queen Mary, 1126 Queens Hwy. (map)

Experience July 4th as special live entertainment, family games, arts & crafts, historic tours and a patriotic theatrical movie in the Queen Mary Theatre. In the evening, the Queen Mary will present its signature fireworks spectacular filled

Price:  $44.40 per adult (ages 12+); $26.40 per child (ages 4-11) Children 4 and under free.

Phone:  877.342.0752

Email:  onlinetickets@queenmary.com

Website: http://www.queenmary.com/events/july-fourth/

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

El Dorado Park West (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

 

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Bee Movie

Movies in the Park: Bee Movie

Silverado Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

A Special Movie at Animal Care Services: Madagascar

A Special Movie at Animal Care Services: Madagascar

Long Beach Animal Care Services (map)

See a great movie and visit the Animal Care Shelter to meet great adoptable pets. The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends.

Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Week-long Theme Camp: Action Flix Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Action Flix Camp

College Estates Park (map)

You'll get to use a green screen, camera tricks & special effects to create your own live-action movie. Students will collaborate to write, act, and direct in this action packed camp where kids will be taught Hollywood stunts to thrill the entire audience. Ages 7-12. Register for course # 33036.

Price: $225 plus $35 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Week-long Theme Camp: Minecraft Flix Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Minecraft Flix Camp

College Estates Park (map)

Learn set design features like lava rivers and torches. Use stop motion animation to bring Steve and Alex to life in movies. Learn to storyboard, do voice overs and more. Ages 7-12. Register for course # 33037.

$205 plus $30 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Bolt

Movies in the Park: Bolt

Ramona Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Chavez Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Rancho Los Alamitos Pop Up Shop of Local Artists

Rancho Los Alamitos Pop Up Shop of Local Artists

Rancho Los Alamitos (map)

During the entire month of July (excluding holidays), the Rancho's Museum Shop will be hosting a pop-up shop featuring the work of local artists. Stop in to view and purchase the unique designs of our community's creators including jewelry, glass, specialty foods, home and garden décor and more. 

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Los Cerritos Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band and the Sizzling Sounds of Summer! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. This week's theme is "Constellation of Stars"Bring a blanket, chairs and food. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Movies in the Park: Bolt

Movies in the Park: Bolt

Orizaba Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Marine Stadium (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Corday

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Corday

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Come for a sunset picnic by the lake and enjoy the rock sounds of Corday. Bring low chairs or blankets and an earth-friendly picnic dinner. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:00 p.m. $3 admission. $7 Regional Park vehicle entry fee.

6:30 p.m. Gates Open, Concert 7 p.m.

$3 donation benefits Friends of El Dorado Nature Center to support education and volunteer programss and habitat restoration.

Movies in the Park: Captain Marvel

Movies in the Park: Captain Marvel

Seaside Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

El Dorado Park West (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Bolt

Movies in the Park: Bolt

College Estates Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

El Dorado Nature Center 12th Annual Butterfly Count

El Dorado Nature Center 12th Annual Butterfly Count

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Help gather important data about which species are calling the Nature Center home. Beginners welcome. Bring water, sun protection and a sack lunch. Pre-registration is required. Call 562.570.1745.

Event: $5 per person.Vehicle entry fees $5 Monday - Thursday; $6 Friday;$7 ,Saturday and Sunday; $8 on Holidays. School Buses are $30; Other buses are $35 daily. Cash only.

Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe

Mud Mania: A Celebration of Adobe

Rancho Los Cerritos (map)

Learn about our local adobe soil and its uses throughout history at one of the muddiest, wackiest events in Southern California! Guests will make real adobe bricks, plaster a wall with mud, construct a mini-adobe home, compete in mud relay races, throw a clay pot, explore archaeology, and even examine critters that live in the soil. There are also plenty of “clean” activities, and live bluegrass music throughout the afternoon. Refreshments for sale.

$5 for kids ages 3-12; $7 Ages 13+

Festival: Homeland Cultural Center Dance Fest

Festival: Homeland Cultural Center Dance Fest

Scottish Rite Event Center (map)

The award-winning Homeland Cultural Center will present DanceFest 2019 on July 14 at 4 p.m. at the International City Theater. Admission and parking are free. The event will feature DanceFest will showcase the resident performing groups from Homeland Cultural Center including West African drum and dance, Aztec dance, Cambodian dance and martial; arts, Micronesian music and dance, pop-locking, hip-hop, and Hmong traditional arts.

Price: Free

Phone: 562.570.1655

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

 

Week-long Theme Camp: TGA Premier Floor Hockey Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: TGA Premier Floor Hockey Camp

Edison Park (map)

TGA offers an unforgettable experience by providing youth certified instruction, station-based drills, games and scrimmages. Camps feature sport specific STEM labs and Friday games day for families to attend! Includes nutritional lunch, snacks, fun giveaways, and more. Learn to play, improve skills, make friends and camp memories!Ages 5-13. Register for course # 33155.

Two sessions: 6/10-6/14/19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 7/15-7/19/19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Week-Long Theme Camp: TGA Ultimate Frisbee Camp

Week-Long Theme Camp: TGA Ultimate Frisbee Camp

TGA offers an unforgettable experience by providing youth certified instruction, station-based drills, games and scrimmages. Camps feature sport specific STEM labs and Friday game day for families to attend! Includes nurtitional lunch, snacks, equipment, fun giveaways and more. Learn to play, improve skills, make friends and camp memories! Ages 5-13. Register for course # 33147.

Choose from two sessions: 6/10-6/14/19 and 7/15-7/19/19.

Week-long Theme Camp: Celebrity Chef Favorites

Week-long Theme Camp: Celebrity Chef Favorites

Recreation Park (map)

Enjoy delicious food by your favorite celebrity chefs. Develop culinary skills, learn nutrition, culture and dining etiquette. Parents invited to Kid Restaurant on last day of camp. Ages 6-10. Register for course # 33052.

Week-long Theme Camp: Skateboarding Summer Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Skateboarding Summer Camp

El Dorado Park West Willow Grove (map)

This camp is for all ability levels. Make new friends, play games, win prizes, advance your skills and have fun! Requirements: waiver form, a "trick" skateboard, knee and elbow pads, and a helmet. Visit skatedogs.com to view our skateboard customizer and to learn about what type of skateboard to bring. Ages 5-13. Register for course # 32048.

Three camp dates and times: 7/15-7/19/19 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; 7/22-7/26/19 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; and 8/12-8/16/19 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Price: $181

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Movie in the Park:  Moana

Movie in the Park: Moana

Drake Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Bluff Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band and the Sizzling Sounds of Summer! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. This week's theme is "On Broadway." Bring a blanket, chairs and food . Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Price: Free

Phone: 562.570.3100

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Los Cerritos Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Moana

Movies in the Park: Moana

Admiral Kidd Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Marine Stadium (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Movies in the Park: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Silverado Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Concert:  Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

El Dorado Park West (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Movies in the Park: Moana

Movies in the Park: Moana

MacArthur Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

LB Sea Festival: Catalina Ski Race

LB Sea Festival: Catalina Ski Race

South Shore Launch Ramp (map)

Now in it’s 69th year, the Catalina Ski Race attracts water skiers from around the globe to compete in a race across 62 miles of ocean from the Queen Mary to Avalon and back.  The competition classes range from novice to expert.  For more information visit www.catalinaskirace.net

Admission: Free for Spectators. Entrants visit www.catalinaskirace.net
Email: stewart307@socal.rr.com
Phone: 562.944.0485
Website: www.catalinaskirace.net/

Week-long Theme Camp: Secret Agent Lab

Week-long Theme Camp: Secret Agent Lab

Heartwell Park (map)

James Bond? Sherlock Holmes? Austin Powers? Do you think what it takes to discover "Who done it?" If so, this camp is for you. Use the Secret Code Breaker to communicate in code like your favorite spy. Connect the dots to solve a crime in a hands-on investigation. You'll be an expert crimestopper by the time the week is through! $50 cash material fee is due on the first day of camp. Ages 5-12. Register for course #33051.

Cost: $205 plus $50 meterial fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Frozen

Movies in the Park: Frozen

Somerset Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Bluff Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Los Cerritos Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band and the Sizzling Sounds of Summer! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. This week's theme is "Spectacular Sounds of Cinema." Bring a blanket, chairs and food. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Movies in the Park: Frozen

Movies in the Park: Frozen

Grace Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Marine Stadium (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Salty Suites

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Salty Suites

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Enjoy a sunset picnic by the lake and hear the musical expertise of Salty Suites in both original compositions and covers ranging from old Ireland to current hits. . Bring low chairs or blankets and an earth-friendly picnic dinner. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:00 p.m. $3 admission. $7 Regional Park vehicle entry fee.

6:30 p.m. Gates Open, Concert 7 p.m.

$3 donation benefits Friends of El Dorado Nature Center to support education and volunteer programss and habitat restoration.

Movies in the Park: Aquaman

Movies in the Park: Aquaman

Houghton Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

El Dorado Park West (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Frozen

Movies in the Park: Frozen

Wardlow Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Sea Festival: Dragon Boat Races

Sea Festival: Dragon Boat Races

Marine Stadium (map)

View one of the largest dragon boat competitions in California, Chinese traditional art demonstrations, Chinese Acrobats, traditional dance, hip hop, music and martial arts performances.  Come join us for all the fun, food and excitement. 

Open Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM - 6 PM on Saturday, and 9 AM - 3:30 PM on Sunday.

Website: https://www.lbdragonboat.com/

Sea Festival: Love Long Beach Festival

Sea Festival: Love Long Beach Festival

Shoreline Aquatic Park (map)

Love Long Beach the annual two day festival, spreading the magic of all that is Long Beach. DJs, music, arts and crafts, food trucks, vendors, yoga, sound healing and much more! Kid and family friendly, all ages are welcome! Mega fun for everyone at Shoreline Aquatic Park.

Price: TBA per day • 16 years old and younger are FREE Tickets will be sold at the entrance day of event

Email: Fill out contact form at http://lovelongbeachcelebration.com/location.html

Website: http://lovelongbeachcelebration.com/

 

Week-long Theme Camp: Star Wars Claymation Galaxy Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Star Wars Claymation Galaxy Camp

Heartwell Park (map)

In this creative camp, students will design and build their own unique Star Wars aliens, Jedi Knights, Sith lords or anything their imagination can think of. Students will then utilize provided iPods to bring their masterpieces to life using the art of stop-motion animation. After the filming is complete, they will choose their music and supply the voice-over for the characters in their movie. All student films will be made available for download online. Ages 6-13. Register for course # 33070 at www.lbparks.org.

Cost: $160 plus $30 material fee.

Concert: Bernie Pearl Blues Band wirth Barbara Morrison

Concert: Bernie Pearl Blues Band wirth Barbara Morrison

Rancho Los Cerritos (map)

Summer concert on the lawn at Rancho Los Cerritos. Site opens at 4:30 p.m. for pre-concert picnicking. Concert from 5:30 - 7 p.m. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. No pets allowed.

Week-long Theme Camp:Hip Hop Dance Camp

Week-long Theme Camp:Hip Hop Dance Camp

Marina Community Center (map)

High energy, pumping music and tons of fun! This camp will not only get everyone dancing to upbeat music, but we'll throw down some mats and do some breaking' and tumbling' too. We'll make our own funky T-shirts to perform in at weeks end! Ages 8-13. Register for course #33162 at www.lbparks.org

This week-long camp is offered twice this summer: 7/29-8/2/19 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., and 7/8-7/12/19 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Price: $158 plus $25 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Week-long Theme Camp: Bixby Clay Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Bixby Clay Camp

Bixby Park (map)

Camp teaches young artists the fundamentals of ceramics through sculpting, hand building and glazing. Tools and materials provided.Ages 8-12. Register for course # 32577.

Week-long Theme Camp: Star Wars Art  Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Star Wars Art Camp

Marina Community Center (map)

A long time ago in an art camp far far away...young Jedis trained to become masters of Star Wars themed art. Using various artistic media throughout the week, we'll have a collection as strong as the force for an exhibit at camp's end. Material Fee: $30. Class held at Marina Community Center - 151 Marina Dr., Seal Beach.. Ages 5-12. Register for course #32612 at www.lbparks.org.

Cost: $158 plus $30 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Week-long Theme Camp: Averyboo Art Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Averyboo Art Camp

Averyboo Arts (map)

Explore themes and mediums, drawing, painting, mixed media and sculpting. Ages 7-10. Register for course #32219.

Week-long Theme Camp: Zombies vs. Humans Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Zombies vs. Humans Camp

Heartwell Park (map)

Struggle to survive against zombies. Team work and wilderness skills will be required to compete against the walking dead in many games, challenges and activities. Find shelter, water, and food after the apocalypse. If you're preared for Zombies, you'll be prepared for anything. Will you survive or become a zombie? Ages 6-12. Register for course # 33021.

Price: $165

Phone: (562) 431-2527

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Movie in the Park: Cars

Movie in the Park: Cars

DeForest Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Bluff Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org


Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Los Cerritos Park (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Cars

Movies in the Park: Cars

Bixby Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Marine Stadium (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Mary Poppins Returns

Movies in the Park: Mary Poppins Returns

Pan American Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

Concert: Long Beach Municipal Band

El Dorado Park West (map)

Celebrate 109 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more. Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Admission: FREE
Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov
Phone: 562.570.3100
Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Cars

Movies in the Park: Cars

Scherer Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Sea Festival: Kid's Fishing Rodeo

Sea Festival: Kid's Fishing Rodeo

Somerset Park (map)

Free fishing event for boys and girls under ages 16. Unde age 12 must be supervised by an adult. Provide own tackle. Food and beverages for sale.

Price: Free

Phone: 562-314-8778

Email: mail@alfredosbeachclub.com

Website: http://www.alfredosbeachclub.com/seafest-fishing.html

Community Concert Series: Reel Steel

Community Concert Series: Reel Steel

Marine Stadium (map)

Bring your family and friends and enjoy an afternoon filled with fun and music.

Free Admission

Phone: 562.570.3150

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Week-long Theme Camp: Animation Flix Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Animation Flix Camp

Heartwell Park (map)

Create up to four stop motion movies using dinosaurs, paper cartoons, white board or choose play doh, jewels or items brought from home. Ages 7-12. Register for course # 33041.

Price: $205 plus $30 material fee.

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park: Wreck it Ralph

Movies in the Park: Wreck it Ralph

Seaside Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Movies in the Park:  Wreck it Ralph

Movies in the Park: Wreck it Ralph

Cherry Beach (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Big City Hillbillies

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Big City Hillbillies

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Come for a sunset picnic by the lake and enjoy the amazing musical expertise of Big City Hillbillies’ rockin’ country sounds.. Bring low chairs or blankets and an earth-friendly picnic dinner. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:00 p.m. $3 admission. $7 Regional Park vehicle entry.

6:30 p.m. Gates Open, Concert 7 p.m.

Movie in the Park: Bumblebee

Movie in the Park: Bumblebee

Martin Luther King, Jr. Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Concert: Elm Street Band

Concert: Elm Street Band

El Dorado Park West (map)

Have a fun evening listening to the Elm Street band, called “The World’s Greatest Garage/Surf Band"! Sponsored by the Office of Councilmember Roberto Uranga and the Los Cerritos Neighborhood Association

Price: Free

Phone: 562.570.7777

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

Movies in the Park:Wreck it Ralph

Movies in the Park:Wreck it Ralph

Signal Hill Reservoir Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

El Dorado Nature Center Artisian Craft Fairs

El Dorado Nature Center Artisian Craft Fairs

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Support the extended Nature Center community at our craft revival. Shop for specialty items made by out local artists and crafters.

Artisan Fair Dates: 6/29, 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 and 8/31

Vehicle entry fees $5 Monday - Thursday; $6 Friday; $7, Saturday and Sunday; $8 on Holidays. School Buses are $30; Other buses are $35 daily. Cash only.

Week-long Theme Camp: Soccer Full-Day Camp

Week-long Theme Camp: Soccer Full-Day Camp

Wardlow Park (map)

A combination of the half day camp program along with additional developmental soccer practices, games, competitions, challenges, and fun activities. Includes supervised lunch break from 12-1pm. Campers to bring a sack lunch. Each camper will receive an international soccer ball, t-shirt, and camper evaluation/camp poster.. Ages 8-14.Register for course #33027 at www.lbparks.org

Price: $220

Phone: 562.570.3111

Email: lbparks@longbeach.gov

Website: www.lbparks.org

 

 

Movies in the Park: Monsters Inc.

Movies in the Park: Monsters Inc.

Stearns Champions Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Movies in the Park: Monsters Inc.

Movies in the Park: Monsters Inc.

Heartwell Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Movie in the Park: Dumbo (2019)

Movie in the Park: Dumbo (2019)

Ramona Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Movies in the Park: Monsters Inc.

Movies in the Park: Monsters Inc.

Houghton Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

Movies in the Park: The Incredibles

Movies in the Park: The Incredibles

McBride Park (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks

Movies in the Park: The Incredibles

Movies in the Park: The Incredibles

El Dorado Park West (map)

The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless. Movies in the Park begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change. Sponsored by the Port of Long Beach.

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Sligo Rags

El Dorado Nature Center Concert: Sligo Rags

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Enjoy a sunset picnic by the lake and hear music with a blend of Celtic, Jazz and bluegrass influences. Bring low chairs or blankets and an earth-friendly picnic dinner. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Show starts at 7:00 p.m. $3 admission. $7 Regional Park vehicle entry fee.

6:30 p.m. Gates Open, Concert 7 p.m.

$3 donation benefits Friends of El Dorado Nature Center to support education and volunteer programss and habitat restoration.

100 Days of Summer Finale with Pop Vinyl

100 Days of Summer Finale with Pop Vinyl

Marine Stadium (map)

Bring your family and friends to wind down the "100 Days of Summer" started. Pop Vinyl Cover will rake you on a musical journey from the 50’s to today.

Kids Zone and Food Trucks start at 5 p.m.; concert from 6-8 p.m.

Movies on the Beach: Incredibles 2

Movies on the Beach: Incredibles 2

Scherer Park (map)

Free movies on the beach presented by the Port of Long Beach and Alfredos Beach Club. Free beach parking. Snack shop and food trucks available.

Rancho Los Alamitos: Farm Dinner at the Rancho

Rancho Los Alamitos: Farm Dinner at the Rancho

Rancho Los Alamitos (map)

At the Farm Dinner at Ranch, you will enjoy a gracious garden party reception with a down-home “ranch” flair, then dine amid the corrals, barns and farm animals for a delightful evening of remarkable food, lively entertainment and good friends. Your farm-to-table feast will be prepared by Chef Paul Buchanan, voted the Best Chef year-after-year by the Long Beach Press Telegram Reader’s Choice Awards. Proceeds will support the educational mission of Rancho Los Alamitos. For information, sponsorships and reservations, call (562) 431.3541.

50th Anniversary of  El Dorado Nature Center at "A Night with the Stars"

50th Anniversary of El Dorado Nature Center at "A Night with the Stars"

El Dorado Nature Center (map)

Join Friends of El Dorado Nature Center and the Orange County Astonomy Club as we spend an evening gazing at the night sky and enjoying a classic Hollywood movie: "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" Meet at the Possum Patch near the end of the parking lot.