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What Family Friendly Movie Would You Like to See at The Shannon Jones Team Movie Night?

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Mark Your Calendars for The Shannon Jones Team Second Annual Movie Night! The Event will be June 23 at the Art Theater in Long Beach! Last year, The Shannon Jones Team hosted a Movie Night as a way of saying “Thank you” to our clients and the community. It’s been our pleasure to serve the greater Long Beach Area for almost 20 years and we are so lucky to have worked with such amazing people who have trusted us to handle their real estate needs. Last year’s Movie Night was a big hit so we decided to bring it back again this year! …

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The Locals Guide to the 2016 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach

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April 15 – 17: Grand Prix of Long Beach 2016 “Southern California’s Most Unique Special Event” For many car enthusiasts, the Long Beach Grand Prix marks the kick-off of car season. This three-day festival floods the streets of downtown Long Beach with spectators as they watch world-class  drivers charge through the racecourses. As one of the largest events in Long Beach, the Grand Prix boasts a fun and busy weekend for all. Tickets Ticket prices vary depending on the package you choose. On the upper end, a three day reserved seating pass costs between $95.00 and $142.00 for adults. You can …

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Community Garden Roundup in Long Beach, CA

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Eat Well in Long Beach: Join a Community Garden The benefits of growing your own food are vast. Not only is it an affordable solution to improving your diet, but it’s also a great way to stay active and soak up some vitamin D. However, not everyone has a yard equipped for a garden. And sometimes container gardens just won’t cut it. One solution is to seek out a community garden. Community gardens vary widely throughout the world. In North America, community gardens range from familiar “victory garden” areas where people grow small plots of vegetables, to large “greening” projects to …

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Rose Park EGG-Stravaganza 2016

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Join us at the Rose Park EGG-Stravaganza! The Rose Park Neighborhood Association and the Shannon Jones Team are hosting this family friendly event at Rose Park on Saturday, March 19th from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Last year we hosted the Kids Coloring Corner, but this year we’ll have a cookie decorating booth! Bring the kids and stop by to decorate your own delicious treat! There will also be face painting, an egg hunt, and a visit by the Easter bunny! While you’re there, you may want to take a stroll through the neighborhood and check out some of the beautiful …

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Unique Places to Take a Valentine

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For many people, Valentine’s Day is a “Hallmark holiday,” marked with flowers, maybe a card and dinner out. But Valentine’s Day can be celebrated in many ways and in many places. And this year, since it falls on a Sunday, why not take the day and explore someplace fun? Local Places to Explore With Your Valentine Whether you’re looking for a unique date or just want to explore Long Beach, here are some fun things to do locally. Take a stroll through the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden: 1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach The 1.5 acre garden on the Cal …

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Photos With Santa A Success

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Twas three weeks from Christmas and all on the bay, many creatures were stirring and rowing and sailing. When out of the north came a boat like none other. Framed by two antlers and a sparkly red nose, the passenger was none other than Santa Claus. The children were gathered to wait for the man, and when he appeared on the horizon, a gleeful shout rang out through the room. There were muffins and goodies and juices and coffee, but the real star of the day was the man dressed in red. Some children were happy, and some not so much. From …

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Breakfast and Photos With Santa

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THE SHANNON JONES TEAM HOSTS BREAKFAST & PHOTOS WITH SANTA CLAUS Event Will Raise Funds For Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation’s 9th Annual One Day Christmas Store “Shopping with Dignity” The Shannon Jones Team of Keller Williams Realty is inviting is clients and the community for Breakfast and Photos with Santa Claus on Saturday December 5, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Santa Claus will be on hand for guests to have professional photos taken by Christine Walker of CW Photography Designs. Guests can also enjoy breakfast and Christmas music while overlooking Alamitos Bay. Breakfast and professional photos are complimentary. However donations …

564 N. Bellflower Blvd. 315 Long Beach

564 N. Bellflower Blvd. #315

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Spacious Stoneybrook Condo 564 N. Bellflower Blvd. #315 Long Beach, CA Sold!!! Spacious 2 bedroom/ 2 bath condo in desirable Stoneybrook complex, walking distance to Cal State University Long Beach, VA hospital, shopping and the beach. There is a large living room, sliding glass door to a balcony, galley-style kitchen and a split floor plan ideal for roommates. This unit is conveniently located near the main clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness center and near the elevator for easy access. There are 2 assigned parking spaces in the secure parking garage. Check out the photos below to see all this home has to …

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Life in Belmont Heights

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Did You Know: Belmont Heights was its own city for an entire year before it was annexed to Long Beach? Now, this little city-turned-neighborhood still boasts a small-town charm and a close-knit community to this day. The old City of Belmont Heights was first developed in the first few years of the 1900s and became incorporated as a city in 1908. At the time, Long Beach was a dry town (meaning there was no alcohol sold anywhere), so Long Beach residents looking for a drink would head down to the taverns in Belmont Heights. Yet even with this type of business, the …

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Local Halloween Tricks and Treats

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Treats by Day and Screams by Night All the local Halloween fun in and around Long Beach for ghouls and goblins of all ages! Dark Harbor at the Queen Mary Every night, ending November 1st 8 pm – 12 am (1 am on Fridays and Saturdays) Queen Mary The already haunted Queen Mary becomes even more scary with the legion of spirits, monsters, and the undead that bring your nightmares to life. Tickets start at $20. Visit their website for more information.   Knott’s Scary Farm Thursdays – Sundays ending October 31st 7 pm – 2 am Knott’s Berry Farm The largest, …