Around Town

(Courtesy of The Little Lion Foundation via Facebook)

A curated guide on virtual and socially distanced events brought to you by our local communities of Long Beach and Signal Hill, this week featuring topics including shopping, music, pet care, photography and recycling.

MARCH MADNESS POP UP
What Small vendor marketplace
Who Artesanias Mexica and more
When Saturday, March 6 from noon to 4 p.m.
Where 2754 Rodloy Ave.
More Info A variety of small businesses will be selling their products, which range from food and beverages, jewelry, cosmetics, crafts and more.

SKATE DAY
What Skateboarding event
Who Local Hearts Foundation
When Saturday, March 6 from noon to 4p.m.
Where McBride Park
More info The Local Hearts Foundation is teaming up with Grizzly Grip Tape to give away skating products to the youth. Prizes will be given out for best trick and food will be provided by Mexihanas Mexican Grill.

PAHU PRESENTATION
What Cultural music demonstration
Who Pasifika Transmissions and Ālaoi’a Moni Pili
When Sunday, March 7 at noon
Where Pasifika Transmissions Facebook Live
More Info Listeners will learn about and experience the traditional musical instrument, the pahu.

PET CARE
What Free pet food distribution
Who The Little Lion Foundation
When Saturday, March 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where Long Beach Masonic Lodge, 3610 Locust Ave.
More Info A drive thru pet food and supply giveaway will be held to assist pet owners who have been struggling during the pandemic on a first-come first-serve basis.

COMPOUND x VOICEWAVES
What Photojournalism workshop
Who VoiceWaves Long Beach and Nick Eismann
When Saturday, March 13 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where Zoom
More Info An introduction to photojournalism and photo essays to teach community members how to capture and share stories. Free registration can be made at compoundlb.com

PRETTY POP-UP
What Small vendor market
Who Shop Pretty + Chloe
When Sunday, March 14 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where 4405 E Village Road
More Info A variety of small business owners will be selling their products, including food, apparel and more.

WHAT CAN BE RECYCLED?
What Virtual information session on recycling
Who Long Beach Recycles
When Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where Online
More Info Long Beach residents will learn what they can and can’t put in their purple recycling bins, and how to clean and prepare trash and recyclables. Free registration can be made at https://linktr.ee/lbsustainability

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