Life in Long Beach is never boring! There’s always something going on and LBLN has put together a list of events that you’ll want to check out this weekend.
The City of Long Beach and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health are teaming up for Infant Formula Distribution Friday at Silverado Park. From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., eligible families will receive Enfamil Infant Instant Formula Milk-based Powder with Iron and Similac Advance Powder Baby Formula while supplies last. People with a child up to nine months of age and who participate in a federal assistance program, and have a need for food in the household are all eligible. For more info, visit here. Silverado Park is located at 1545 W. 31st St.
First Fridays Art Walk is back from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.at the Expo Arts Center. In addition to the usual roster of things to do, there will be entertainment such as vow renewals from Elvis, Double Dutch, and saying hi to Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Expo Arts Center is at 4321 Atlantic Ave.
The Long Beach Museum of Art is hosting an Opening Reception for the Points of Intersection from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Serbian-American artist Daniela Soberman references architecture from her family’s first home in Yugoslavia with art in her exhibit titled ‘Points of Intersection.’ The Long Beach Museum of Art is at 356 E. 3rd St.
Yoga and Coffee at Long Beach Beer Lab are hosted on the first and third Saturday of every month. For $15, attendees can enjoy an hour of yin/vinyasa flow yoga followed by coffee or tea. The class begins at 8:30 a.m. The Beer Lab is at 518 W. West Willow St.
The Long Beach Filipino Festival is back with its third annual year. Attendees can enjoy food vendors and magic performers, dancers, singers, and martial artists as entertainment. There will also be a fundraiser for the upcoming Filipinotown project that will designate West Long Beach as Filipinotown. The Festival goes from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at St Lucy Catholic School, located at 2320 Cota Ave. Admission is free for children ages 12 and under and admission runs from $5 to $20.
Long Beach Community ride gives people a chance to learn how to ride Lima’s Citra throughout the city. The ride begins at Bluff Park at 1 p.m. and will end at a brewery. Download the Lime app and register before the event.
Barbie Playdate is an evening of all things Barbie. Attendees can make their own lipgloss and necklace and participate in meet and greets. A $35 ticket covers one adult and one child and all activities material. The playdate will be held at La Fuente, located at 4647 Long Beach Blvd, suite B3. It runs from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
LBC Black Women Walk will begin bright and early tomorrow at 8 a.m. at Cherry Park, at the corner of Cherry Ave and Ocean Blvd. It’s a weekly event that begins with ten minutes of stretching then a long walk and conversation. Please bring a mask and bottle of water.
The Painting with Friends event will provide instruction from an artist with over two decades of experience and supplies to make an acrylic painting on canvas. You’re welcome to BYOB (beverage); cheese and crackers will be provided. The painting class will be at the Small Cafe at 5656 2nd St from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Attendance is $40 and covers all materials.
This is our weekly weekend round-up that will be posted every Friday. If you or anyone you know is hosting a public event, we’d love to feature it. Please send all information to email@example.com.
By Casey N. Wilson