For the past 24 years, the Historical Society of Long Beach (HSLB) has shared local lore in a unique way. Each October, the group has re-enacted meaningful moments in Historical Cemetery Tours.

The recent Long Beach Walk to End Alzheimer's raised more than $90,000 to pay for free, local dementia care, support, education, advocacy and research. The walk was one of a 14-city series sponsored by Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter.

Cindy Bender-Farber and Richard Farber have donated $100,000 to the Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Institute at MemorialCare Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. The money will support care, research and support programs for more than 800 children affected by cancer each year.

The CRayProject — a nonprofit platform for black artists and performers — is hosting a community pop-up concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, via a Zoom conference.Called "When Art Happens​," the series will consist of free community pop-up concerts every second Saturday of each month. Area a…

“Before entering Pathways, I had zero high school education. I was a product of physical, mental, emotional, sexual abuse and neglect… I was a hopeless, helpless wreck.”

Long Beach favorite The Elm Street Band will perform a concert on YouTube starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The event supports Partners of Parks. To participate, go to https://tinyurl.com/pop-concert.

Support the Back 2 School Backpack drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at Bethany Clark Ave. The drive issponsred by the Long Beach Rescue Mission and Bethany Church. Donations of backpacks and school supplies are needed.

This year's Sunset Sip, which raises money for The Guidance Center, will be a virtual event this Friday, Aug. 28. There will be live and silent auctions, a presentation from a former client and more. The Center provides mental health treatment to disadvantaged children and their families. Fo…

One of the side effects of the coronavirus pandemic is the front porch concert, and the Camerata Singers will stage a concert at your house. They provide the musicians, set-up and tear down and marketing. They only release the address to people who RSVP. To have a concert at your house, send…

One of the side effects of the the pandemic is the front porch concert and the Camerata Singers will stage a concert at your house.  They provide the musicians, set-up and tear down and marketing.  They only release the address to people to RSVP.  To have a concert at your house, send an ema…

The musical group Kontrapunktus will be working with the Long Beach Unified School District to present a series of classes in the fall to provide classical instrumental introductory lesson to students ages 11-14. They need financial contributions to make this possible, as well as presenting …

Meals on Wheels is staging a virtual version of its annual 5K/10K during the month of July. The fundraiser ends this Friday. All the money raised supports its home-delivered meal program for homebound seniors, veterans and the disabled. To participate, go to www.mowlb.org.

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Mary White, founder of Long Beach nonprofit Gems Uncovered, has a single message that she wants people to know: human trafficking is real and it happens in Long Beach.

"People don't want to accept that this happens in the United States, but it does every single day," White said. "It happens close to home — it's not just a third world problem — and it even happens in Long Beach."

Support the Freedom Writers Foundation during a Zoom event, "Toast for a Challenge," at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 29. The foundation's mission is to provide educators with tools to empower all students to succeed. The Freedom Writers group, which was created by Long Beach teacher Erin Gruwell, …

The Long Beach Blues Society has received at $50,000 grant from the RuMBa Foundation's emergency found, which is supporting arts organizations during the pandemic. The money will be used to allow development of a comprehensive online music curriculum for the Long Beach Unified School distric…

The "Long Beach Challenge-Feeding Our Community," an online auction project to provide food to people in need during the coronavirus, runs through July 15. So far, they have raised $5,500 in donations and 45 auction items are still up for bid. Items up for auction include rounds of golf, a H…

"36 Hours of Jewish Long Beach" raised more than $95,000 which qualified for a match grant of $50,000, bringing the total to just more than $145,000. Jewish Long Beach works to preserve Jewish life and provide assistance to people in-need and at-risk.

Operation Jump Start (OJS) is honoring more than 30 low-resourced, first-generation students at the nonprofit's 25th annual Scholars’ Day Celebration, happening at 6 p.m. tomorrow, June 26, over Zoom conference accessible at scholars.ojslb.org. Each student has graduated high school and will…

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