Weekly Calendar of Events for August 4-10

It’s the first Wednesday of the month! The month of August is National Back to School month. This is the last month of summer, so why not pack in as many local festivities as you can. Here is our weekly calendar of events in Long Beach.

Movies On the Beach or Park:

For the sixth consecutive year, Alfredo’s Beach Club is proud to bring you FREE Moonlight Movies on the Beach on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Plenty of FREE popcorn and parking! A full BBQ dinner menu as well as snacks will be available for purchange. Movies on the Beach start at dusk (approximately 8:00 p.m.)

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Cherry Beach, on the beach at Junipero Ave. at E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA

Little Rascals – NBC Universal

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Marina Green, 500 E. Shoreline Drive at Linden Ave. in Long Beach, CA

Mama Mia – NBC Universal

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Granada Beach, 5101 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90803

Where the Wild Things Are – Swank

For more information please go to: http://www.alfredosbeachclub.com/seafest-movie.html

REG’s FREE Family Film Festival:

REG has planned a fun-filled summer of select movies for kids and parents. Regal has proudly offered this free summer fun since 1991. Oh, did we mention that it’s FREE! Selected G or PG movies start at 10:00 am every Tuesday and Wednesday during the festival. Tickets and seating are first-come, first-serve and are limited to theatre capacity. Please join us at Long Beach Stadium & IMAX: 7501 East Carson, Long Beach, CA 90808.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

10:00 a.m. – Imagine That

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

10:00 a.m. – Kit Kittredge: American Girl

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

10:00 a.m. – Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

For more information please go to: http://www.regmovies.com/nowshowing/familyfilmfestivalschedule.aspx?state=CA or Call: (562) 429-3321.

“Rear Window” At The Art Theatre:

The Classic Hitchcock thriller starring Jimm Stewart and Grace Kelly playing at the only neighborhood single screen Independent movie theatre in Long Beach. Don’t miss your chance to see one of the best from the Master of Suspense. Synopsis: Professional photographer L.B. “Jeff” Jeffries (Stewart) breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York City apartment, he spends his time looking out of the rear window observing the neighbors. He begins to suspect that a man across the courtyard may have murdered his wife. Jeff enlists the help of his high society fashion-consultant girlfriend, Lisa Freemont (Kelly) and his visiting nurse, Stella to investigate.

Wednesday – Friday, August 4 – August 6, 2010

Art Theatre of Long Beach, 2025 E. 4th St., Long Beach, CA 90814

Admission: $6.50

For more information please go to: http://www.arttheatrelongbeach.com/Amenu.htm or Call: (562) 438-5435.

Long Beach Municipal Band 2010 Summer Concerts:

Now in its 101st year of continuous service to the citizens of Long Beach, each free concert presents the music of America: Classical and pop favorites, extraordinary jazz, movie music, Broadway show tunes, and Big Band salutes.  Bring your blanket or low-profile beach chairs, a delicious summer picnic, the kids, the family pet & friends. Festivities start at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Los Cerritos Park, 3750 Del Mar Avenue

Thursday, August 5, 2010
Marine Stadium, 5255 Paoli Way

Friday, August 6, 2010
El Dorado Park, 2800 Studebaker Road  Cross Streets: Studebaker Road & Willow St.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Avenue

For more information please go to: http://www.longbeach.gov/park/recreation/cultural_programs/lb_municipal_band.asp or Call: (562) 570-3100.

First Fridays Long Beach:

The mission of First Fridays is to promote and support local artists and musicians by providing them with an outlet to showcase their work. Every first Friday night of the month, participating Bixby Knolls businesses will unite to promote local artisits and musicians through extended operating hours. In doing so we hope to encourage a dialogue between businesses, artists, and the community. We want people to walk, talk, look, discoverand experience the Knolls. First Fridays is what you bring to it. First Fridays is what you take from it. Help transform Atlantic Avenue into Art-lantic Avenue.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Atlantic Ave. Between Bixby Road and San Antonio Drive.

6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

For more information please go to: http://www.firstfridayslongbeach.com/ or Call (562) 595-0081.

Funk Fest Summer & Music 2010:

Funk Fans listen up! The second annual Long Beach Funk Festival – a crescendo of the city’s summer-long, free concert series Summer And Music(SAM) – is scheduled to his the streets of downtown Long Beach in full force on Saturday, August 7, 2010. At the intersection of Pine and Broadway Avenues – within walking distance of hundreds of local attractions, fine filling stations, cafes and pubs – the nation’s most respected funk performers will grove once again and stitch together the diverse fabric of Long Beach with music. Las year, 15,000 funky folks flocked the scene to witness funk legends Madreill, Dawn Silva and The Meters’ Experience, among many others.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

At the intersection of Pine Ave. and Broadway Ave.

11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

For more information please go to: http://www.summerandmusic.com/?p=320

30 Minute Beach Clean Up:

Advocate Community Service and being “Green” for the next generation! Every third Saturday of every month at 10 a.m., rain or shine. Meet on the beach at 1 Granada Ave. in the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach to help rid the beach of trash and debris. Free parking, bags, gloves, refreshments, door prizes, and volunteer credit forms. Just show up.

For more information please go to: http://www.beachcleanup.org/ or contact Justin@JustinRudd.com or Call: (562) 439-3316.

A Pint of Blood for a Pint of Ice Cream:

For the whole month of August you will receive “a pint of a pint.” When you donate blood at the Blood Donor Center at Long Beach Memorial, you will get a coupon for a free pint of ice cream. Save a life and get free ice cream too, it does not get any better than this!

Everyday Throughout August

Blood Donor  Center at Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s Hospital – 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, Ca 90806

Please call 562-933-0808 to make an appointment to save a life.

Long Beach Museum of Art, Free Fridays:

Long Beach Museum of Art located at: 2300 E. Ocean Blvd.,  Long Beach, CA.  Every Friday is FREE at the museum with generous support from L.A. County Arts Commission. 11 a.m – 5 p.m. Join us for FREE Fridays with art making activities for everyone.

Family Artmaking Workshops:

Come get your hands dirty and your brains engaged! In these FREE drop-in workshops, adults and children will work together to create artwork inspired by art on display in the Museum. Space is limited Entrance is given on a first-come-first-served basis. Please join us at the Ralston Family Learning Center located within the Museum.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Family Mosaics – Using a variety of found objects, families will create portraits of one another. Participants will arrange beads, buttons, shells, and other items into compositions that focus on color, shape, and space.

For more information please go to:  http://www.lbma.org/index.html or call (562) 439-2119

Taget Free Sundays at MOLAA:

MOLAA, Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach / MOLAA’s mission is to educate the public about contemporary Latin American art and culture through the presentation of a significant permanent collection, dynamic exhibitions and related cultural and educational programs.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

1:00-3:00 p.m.

Art Workshop: Group Mural Project: Part II – Create a collaborative mural in the style of Felipe Ehrenberg’s “Partitura Visual” (Visual Score)

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Docent tours of Manchuria: Peripheral Vision

For more information please go to: http://www.molaa.org/programs-and-events.aspx or Call: (562) 437-1689.

If you happen to go to one of these events, we would love to hear from you. Please take a photo and submit it to our Summer Activities Photo of the Week Contest or leave us feedback on the event. The winning photo will be published on our Blog and the winner will receive 2 FREE movie tickets! Please submit all photos to marketing@ernstandhaas.com and write Summer Activity Photo on the subject line. Please DO NOT submit any obscene or indecent photos.

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