What to do everyday this week in Long Beach
Concerts In The Park (ing Lot) (3745 Long Beach Blvd) is hosting their last concert in the park with featured artist The Delirians. Based in East Los Angeles The Delirians have a traditional ska and reggae sound. The event’s sponsor Lola’s Mexican Cuisine with have food and drinks that are available for purchase. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, dancing shoes and a friend. Admission is free and event is kid friendly. Concert starts at 6: 30 p.m.
Learn how to dance Salsa, Bachata and Mambo at Shannon’s At The Top (201 Pine Ave) with instructors Francisco Vazquez and Shakaia Francois. Beginner classes start at 8:30 p.m. and advanced classes follow at 9 p.m. Classes are $10. Taco and drink specials are available. And if you want to skip class cover is $5 after 10 p.m.
Celebrate global diversity and enjoy five-days full of entertainment at the Long Beach Indie International Film, Media and Music Festival. Enjoy TV Pilots, sports documentaries, student films and everything in between. Movies will be screened at Cinemark at the Pike. For tickets and screening schedules visit https://www.longbeachindie.hollywoodpost.com/
Explore the true story of 19th-Century astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt during a time of immense scientific discovery in the Ict Presentation of Silent Sky. Performance schedule runs Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. with a performance on Sunday at 2 p.m. at The Beverly O-Neill Theater (300 E. Ocean Blvd). Tickets Start at $47 during the week and $49 for the weekend. For more info visit http://ictlongbeach.org/
Summer is not over yet. Join the First Fridays Endless Summer in Bixby Knolls (4321 Atlantic Ave) for an evening of music, art, food and amazing community spirit. Event starts at 6: 30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. Admission is free and event is kid friendly.
Saturday & Sunday
The annual Greek Festival by the Sea and Cultural event is back for Labor Day Weekend at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church (5761 E. Colorado Street). Enjoy the weekend eating authentic Greek Food, Greek Sweets, beer and wine. And take part in the dancing to some Greek music. Doors open at noon. For more info visit http://www.lbgreekfest.org/
The Long Beach Comic Con returns for a celebration of comic books and pop culture which features many exceptional writers and artist. On Saturday special guest William Shatner, The greatest star ship captain of all time, will be part of the action packed exhibit floor. Weekend ticket prices are $65 at the door with the option to purchase individual Saturday and Sunday passes for a lower fare. For a full list of guest and schedules visit http://longbeachcomiccon.com/
El Dorado Park (7550 E Spring Street) will open its gates for the Annual New Blues Festival this Labor Day Weekend. Bring some chairs, blankets and a friend to enjoy some of today’s biggest blues artist. Event will have various craft beers on tap, a vendor village and food trucks. The main stage will feature artists such as Ana Popovic, Backwater Blues Band, and The King Brothers. Parking is $8 on site. Gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Weekend passes start at $75. For full lineup and ticket purchases visit http://www.newbluesfestival.com/
By LBLN Jesse Garcia