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What Townhall meeting
Who Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal
Where The Pointe of the Walter Pyramid at Cal State Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd.
When Friday, Sept. 6 from 2pm to 4pm
More Info Meeting will focus on California’s new healthcare program, Covered California. Peter V. Lee, executive director for Covered California will be the speaker. RSVP required. Call (888) 975-1141.

What Charity event
Who Steel Magnolias
Where The Grand, 4101 E Willow St.
When Friday, Sept. 6 at 6pm
More Info The Steel Magnolias’ R & R Lounge event will feature food, dancing, entertainment and more. Tickets are $125 per person. Steel Magnolias is an organization that supports the work done by the Stramski Children’s Development Center at Long Beach Memorial Hospital. Visit .

What Charity event
Who The Guidance Center
Where Offices of Keesal, Young & Logan, 400 Oceangate, 14th Floor
When Friday, Sept. 6 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
More Info Individual tickets are $100 each or $175 per couple. Sponsorship opportunities start at $500. The event will feature a wine-tasting and live music. All proceeds will benefit programs and services at The Guidance Center. Email Sara at .

What General meeting
Who American Association of University Women
Where Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 Studebaker Rd.
When Saturday, Sept. 7 at 9am
More Info The meeting will highlight the benefits and services the Long Beach AAUW branch offers. A continental breakfast will be available for $5. Call (562) 439-3130.

What 4th Annual Breakfast at the Foothill Club
Who Signal Hill Historical Society
Where Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave.
When Saturday, Sept. 7 from 9am to noon
More Info For a $6 donation, participants will be served a pancake breakfast. Event will feature a production of Go-Fame Youth Theatre Company’s Mixed Signals from Signal Hill. There will also be games, jewelry booths and more. Call (562) 597-5963.

What Volunteer Information Day
Who Rancho Los Cerritos
Where 4600 Virginia Rd.
When Saturday, Sept. 7 at 10am
More Info The event will cover topics that highlight how individuals can give back to their community. Interested individuals who want to work with school children can sign up for program training, which begins in September. Those who wish to become a house docent can register for docent training classes set to begin in October. Details will be provided at the event. Call (562) 570-1324.

What Low Cost Pet Vaccination Clinic
Who Long Beach Animal Care Services
Where Signal Hill Park, 2175 Cherry Ave.
When Saturday, Sept. 7 from 10am to 11:30am
More Info No Reservations required. Pet owners must be 18 years or older. All pets must be on leashes or in carriers. Only healthy and non-pregnant animals will be vaccinated. Pet owners are encouraged to bring rabies vaccine certificate, license tag or license renewal notices for their pets. Vaccination and microchip services are provided for pets residing in any city. Licensing service is provided for residents within the jurisdiction of: Long Beach, Signal Hill, Cerritos, Los Alamitos and Seal Beach. Visit

What Supper club
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
Where Exhibition Room at the Long Beach Speakeasy, 1115 E. Wardlow Rd.
When Monday, Sept. 9 at 5:30pm and 7pm
More Info Attendees will have an opportunity to listen to live music and watch classic films. Bixby Knolls Supper Club supports local restaurants on Monday nights, which are typically slow. Residents are invited to meet, eat and support the local economy. Only 40 seats are available, so RSVP is required. Email .

What Monthly meeting
Who Southern County Republican National Hispanic Assembly
Where George’s ’50s Diner,
When Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
More Info The speaker will be Edgar Diaz, vice president at Chase Bank.

What Housing Element Workshop
Who Planning Commission of the City of Signal Hill
Where City Council Chamber at City Hall, 2175 Cherry Ave.
When Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7pm
More Info The Planning Commission will conduct a workshop about the Housing Element Update for 2013-2021. The purpose of the workshop is to receive public input and share information about the legal requirements and purpose of the Housing Element. Call Colleen at (562) 989-7344 or email .


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