Chill out, laugh a lot, and explore the city of Long Beach. Take a look at what to do everyday this
week in Long Beach.
Think you have the skills to reign supreme at Street Fighter V? Power 9 (2633 E 28 street) is
hosting a Street Fighter V tournament brought to you by Dropkick Events. Doors open at 6:30
p.m. and tournament begins at 8:30 p.m. Standard double elimination brackets apply in
tourney. And you must bring your own stick/controller. Entrée fee is $5.
Laugh out loud with the debut of Awful People at Brix at the Shore’s (5372 E 2 Street) improve
comedy night. Also performing is Your Inappropriate new friends. The event is hosted by the
Long Beach Improve Collective. Admission is Free.
The Moonlight Mash community will have its monthly bike ride on the first full moon of the
month starting at 7:45 p.m. at the 1 street bike station (223 E 1 street). The theme of this
community bike ride is playing tribute to students returning to school so participants are
encouraged to dress up as their favorite literary characters. Join a community of like-minded
bike riders. Everyone is welcome.
Thursday. Friday. & Saturday
The Long Beach Convention Center (300 E. Ocean Blvd) will host the Long Beach Expo. The Expo
will feature coin, currency, stamp and sports memorabilia. This expo is the complete collectors
marketplace with options to buy, sell, certify and appraise. The event will have a “Meet the
Expert” session for coins and sports and also have a daily gold coin and special sports item
drawing. For more information please visit http://www.longbeachexpo.com/
Friday. Saturday. & Sunday
The Original Lobster Festival is making its way to Long Beach for its 21 year of providing fresh
lobster in the world’s largest cooker. The festival has enjoyable events for the whole family
which include a petting zoo, a live band, e-photo station, live sports tent and adult beverages.
General admission tickets for Saturday and Sunday start at $13 and $5 on Friday. Gates open at
5 p.m. on Friday and 12 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information visit
Long Beach Heritage will be having a 2-hour East Village Walking Tour from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30
a.m. The tour will take you through the history of east village detailing some of the earliest
high-rises that catered to life after World War I to Victorian Cottages dating back as early as
1905 to the discovery of oil in the region. The Tour will start at the corner of Ocean Blvd and
Linden. Tickets at $10 and can be purchased at www.lbheritage.org
The 28 annual Belmont Shore Car Show will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with over
500 cars on display. Vehicles at the show range from sports cars, classic roadsters, low riders
from 1920’s to 1986 and even one-of- a-kind automobiles. If you would like to enter your
vehicle, registration is $35 and $80 to be a “VIP Power Parker.” For more information including
vendors and parking locations visit http://www.belmontshore.org/car-show/
(Article by LBLN Jesse Garcia)