Long Beach Weather
The skies will be partly cloudy with cooler temperatures this week. Highs are expected to reach 69 degrees by Sunday. Nighttime temperatures are warmer in the high 50s.
There's a 40 percent chance of rain on Friday.
Watering days are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
This Week's Events
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.
Mariana Williams says she is passionate about the power of stories.
Long Beach is searching for the city's greatest storyteller, and will be featuring short stories from 7 to 9 p.m. today, May 6, at Malainey's Grill, 168 N. Marina Dr. Tickets are $10 at the door. For information on about the search, or to submit your story, go to marianawilliams.net.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The American Veterans SoCal Golf Tournament is happening from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Skylinks Golf Course, 4800 E. Wardlow Rd. Tickets are $130. For more information, go to teamamvets.com/amvets-socal-golf or email email@example.com.
The annual LBSU Campus Couture Fashion Show is happening from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at Walter Pyramid, 1250 N Bellflower Blvd. Tickets are $28. Go to longbeachstate.com/campuscouture.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.