A curated guide on virtual and socially distanced events brought to you by our local communities of Long Beach and Signal Hill featuring composting, community, bicycling, safety, volunteering and music!
What Virtual composting lesson
Who Miller Foundation Long Beach
When Saturday, Jan. 23 at 10 a.m.
Where Register for the online event at longbeach.gov/LBRecycles
More Info Participants will learn how to use table scraps to make their own compost for gardening at home. To register for this free online event visit bit.ly/lbworkshops
VOICES OF EMPATHY
What Radio broadcast of panel discussion
Who Compound Long Beach and Long Beach Public Radio
When Saturday, Jan. 23 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where 99.1 FM
More Info Ashley Aguirre of the KLBP radio station will host a panel discussion with local leaders to go over the challenges they experienced in 2020 and their visions for 2021.
FAMILY BIKE RIDE
What Kidical mass bike ride
Who Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association
When Sunday, Jan 24 at 11 a.m.
Where Georgie’s Place, 3850 Atlantic Ave.
More Info Kids and adults of all ages are invited to participate in a group bike ride through the Bixby Knolls community.
NO ONE SHOULD BE FOR SALE
What Youth Empowerment Safety Symposium: Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention
Who Long Beach Human Trafficking Task Force
When Thursday, Jan. 28 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
More Info An informative panel discussion about human trafficking in the community, in order to protect youth from predators.
WINTER DRIVE & DISTRIBUTION
What Volunteer/donation opportunity
Who Marcella Amoria
When Saturday, Jan. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where Message @petty_lablle for volunteer location
More Info Supplies to help Long Beach’s unhoused residents get through the winter are being accepted, including thermals, jackets, hot hands, gloves, beanies, sleeping bags, socks, tents, water, blankets and umbrellas. Volunteers to help distribute the donated items are also needed.
UNITY DRUM CIRCLE
What Community music playing and marketplace
Who @yourroyalroots on Instagram
When Sunday, Jan. 31 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where Cesar E. Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave.
More Info Community members are encouraged to bring their own instruments so they can play with others, and any items they would like to sell.
TOWNHALL MEETING: FILIPINO-AMERICAN AGENDA
What Virtual discussion for local Filipino – American community
Who Filipino Migrant Center
When Sunday, Jan. 31 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
More Info The local Filipino-American community is invited to an online discussion about immigration and economic relief policies as well as how to advocate for themselves during the first 100 days of the new presidential administration. To register for this free event visit tinyurl.com/FilAmAgendaSocal