Unleash your creativity, taste some vegan chili and help out the community by cleaning up
Alamitos beach. Here is everything you need to do this week in Long Beach.
Mezcalero LBC (525 E Broadway) will kick-off its Karaoke Night at 9 p.m. Join the fun with
singing along and enjoy &7 margaritas all night. For more information visit
Paint and Pint
The Beachwood Blendery (247 Long Beach Blvd) will host an evening of painting and drinking
from 7-9 p.m. Create a beautiful painting while sipping on a pint of beer. All material for the
event is provided as well as a flight of Beachwood’s own beer. For tickets and additional
information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paint-pint- at-beachwood- blendery-tickets-
Come watch a special screening at the Art Theatre (2025 E 4 th street) of “City Rising” a
documentary film analyzing the gentrification in six California communities. Screening time is at
6:30 p.m. followed by a panel discussion immediately after. Admission is free.
Paint at Bluff Park
Come down to Bluff Park from 10:30-12:30 p.m. for a paint class experience. The paint course is
two-hours and is lead by an expert artist that will help guide you towards your creativity. No
experience is needed, and donations are appreciated. For more information visit
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paint-at- bluff-park- tickets-42096083519?utm-
Queer Mafia Business Mixer
Join Queer Mafia for a networking night at Paradise Bar and Restaurant (1800 E Broadway)
Starting at 8 p.m. The mixer is a night of inspiration where community leaders, business owners
and professionals all come together to give back. Event will feature a networking hour, a guest
speaker and discussion of community fundraisers. Admission is free.
Shop Small at Pike Outlets
Take a stroll down the Pike Outlets (95 S Pine Avenue) from 4-7 p.m. for Shop Small Saturday’s.
The Pike will be filled with food, music, art, fashion and handmade items. The event is hosted
by The Urban Hive Market with the goal of supporting the community by promoting small
businesses. For more info visit http://urbanhivemarket.com/index.html
Take part in the first community beach clean up of the new year at Alamitos Beach from 10-11
a.m. Bring friends and family and join the community in helping make a difference.
Vegan Chili Cook Off
Come on out to 4 th street Vine (2142 E 4 th street) for a delicious tasting of chili presented by the
Long Beach Vegan Chili Cook Off. Tasting tickets will be available at the event for $5 and allow
you to vote on for your favorite chili. The event runs from 2-8 p.m. will the tastings starting at 3
By Jesse Garcia