Remember! Father's Day is this Sunday, June 16. For more activities, exhibits and events, go to TheGrunion.com/Calendar.
Long Beach Weather
Today and tomorrow the temperatures will reach the mid 80s, but will cool down to a high of 70 with partly cloudy skies by the weekend. Nighttime temperatures are expected to remain in the low 60s.
Watering days are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Events This Week
Learn how to cope with the emotions of caregiving from 3 to 4:30 p.m. today, June 10, at the Seal Beach Mary Wilson Library, 707 Electric Ave. For questions, call Amy Pierce at 562-431-3584 or email email@example.com.
Community yoga classes will be offered from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every first Monday and first Saturday of each month at McBride High School, 7025 Parkcrest St. The class is $10 and is open to walk ins.
Story time is happening every Tuesday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Rd. For more information, go to rancholoscerritos.com.
An Alzheimer's caregiver support group is meeting from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, at the Long Beach Medical Rehabilitation Center, 2801 Atlantic Ave. The support group is for caregivers and individuals living with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other diseases. Attendees learn ways to better cope with and manage the challenges of dementia. The group meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 3 p.m. Call (323) 930-6256 to RSVP.
Bring your youngsters to and evening PJ Story Time from 6 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, at the El Dorado Neighborhood Library, 2900 Studebaker Rd. This is a free event that occurs every Tuesday evening.
Enjoy a free comedy show and pizza every Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Que Sera, 1923 E. 7th St. The show is hosted by BEAR CITY. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's trivia night every Wednesday at Timeless Pints Brewing Company, 3671 Industry Ave. Unit C. Guests can form teams to compete, or play on their own. For information, email Crystal Angulo at email@example.com.
The Rancho Los Cerritos Bird Walk is free from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 13, at Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 Virginia Road. Guests should wear comfortable closed-toe shoes for walking and bring a hat and binoculars. For those without, a limited number of binoculars are available to lend. Call 562-206-2040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Long Beach Dew Tour Skate Competition is kicking off this Thursday, June 13, through Sunday, June 16. The four day event is free for attendees, but VIP tickets are available.
It's country Thursdays at the Gaslamp, 6251 Pacific Coast Hwy. Listen to live country bands and dance the night away from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Thursday. To reserve a table for dinner, call (562) 596-2718.
Youngsters 18 months to 3 years can dance around with the Creative Movement and African/Hip Hop dance classes from 5:30 to 6 p.m. every Friday at We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym, 2533 N. Lakewood Blvd. Classes also are available from 6 to 6:30 p.m. for youngsters aged 3 to 6 years and from 6:30 to 7 p.m. for children 7 to 10 years. Four week sessions are $50 and $15 for drop-ins. Go to monikscreativemovement.com.
Take a free Khmer language class from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Mark Twain Neighborhood Library, 1401 E. Anaheim St. The classes are scheduled every Saturday and include the following levels: Level 1 (all ages) 9-10:30 a.m.; Conversation (adult) 9-10:30 a.m.; Level 2 (all ages) 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.;Level 3 (all ages) 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. For information, call 562-570-1046.
Royal Cup Cafe, 994 Redondo Ave., showcases free stand-up comedy shows every Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sign-ups for entries open at 6 p.m. Enjoy fresh coffee brews and a full meal and enjoy the show. For information, email Ryan at email@example.com.
Father's Day is this Sunday, June 16.
Q Smokehouse, 300 S. Pine Ave., will offer a Tri-Tip Sandwich plate for $15, $4 drafts, $4 tequila and whiskey shots and more. Dine there on Father's Day and get $10 off $30 on your next visit. Call 562-436-9260.
Learn the cha-cha, jitterbug and foxtrot from 2 to 5 p.m. every second and fourth Sunday of the month during Dance in the Park at Bixby Park. Go to facebook.com/DanceInTheParkLB/ for more information.
Celebrate at The Social List with a $30 Bushmills flight or spend $80 and get the flight plus a bottle of Bushmills for their locker program. The Social List is at 2105 E. Fourth St. Call 562-433-5478 or go to https://thesociallistlb.com.
Donate blood and save a life at Long Beach Memorial (2801 Atlantic Ave.). Go to MemorialCare.org/LBBloodDontation or call (562) 933-0808 to make an appointment.
Other activities include:
The city's Mobility Challenge is encouraging residents to be counted by the new Eco-Counter on the Shoreline Pedestrian/Bicycle Path, west of the Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier. The challenge is to reach a total count of 1 million cyclists and/or pedestrians by the end of 2017. Using the hashtag #CountMeInLB, residents can post photos/videos of themselves on social media as they walk, run or bicycle past the Eco-Counter, or as they use trails, parks, beaches, streets and sidewalks.
The Walk On Wednesday (WOW). The group is free to join and meets at 7:15 a.m. each Wednesday, in front of the Chase Bank at 5200 E. Second St. (the corner of Second Street and Corona Avenue). The walk will start at 7:30 and take a different route each week.
For more activities, exhibits and events, go to TheGrunion.com/Calendar.