Long Beach summer fun

Long Beach Summer Fun

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Long Beach Summer Fun Guide Hot summer nights are here and luckily, there’s lots of free fun to be had in Long Beach this summer! Here are a few things to check out and put on your calendar. Summer Beach Party Kickoff – June 22nd through June 28th. 7 Day Celebration of Long Beach’s new bike and pedestrian trail along the beach. For more details, click here.  Moonlight Movies on the Beach Alfredo’s Beach Clubs hosts movies from June 22nd through August 27th. Movies and parking are free and refreshments are available for purchase. The movies begin at dusk (approximately 8 …

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The Shannon Jones Team Says,”Thank You” at The Art Theatre Long Beach

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– Thank You Movie Night Scheduled for June 18th, 2015 – Please join us for a free screening of The Princess Bride! Gracias, Merci, Eskerrik Asko, Tack, Arigato, Abnida, and Gamsah, all share the same definition, thank you. The universal expression of thank you is with a nod and a friendly smile. It is also the first phrase at the beginning of every guide book because such a simple expression can bring people together. In today’s crazy busy electronic world, saying thank you sometimes does not get crossed off the do list. The beautifully crafted hand written thank you cards …

Long Beach is bike-friendly

Long Beach Is Bike-Friendly

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Is Long Beach bike friendly? Absolutely! It’s no surprise that Long Beach was named among the 20 best US Cities for Cylists, according to the Alliance for Biking and Walking. The city has more than 30 miles of bike path directly along the coastline and rivers, great bike facilities, and numerous bike friendly events. The Alliance compiled a ranking of bike-friendly cities using data submitted by the 52 largest municipalities in 2014 and hilly San Francisco came in first, with Austin second and Long Beach third. Where to Ride Your Bike Long Beach offers numerous places to ride a bicycle …

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Earth Day 2015

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Earth Day 2015 Each year, Earth Day is celebrated April 22nd as a time to focus on our environment. Over the next couple weeks in Long Beach, there are several events scheduled to commemorate Earth Day 2015. Earth Day “30-Minute Beach Cleanup” and Pajama Contest Saturday, April 18th, 10 a.m. at 1 Granada Avenue, Long Beach CA. Join Justin Rudd and his Community Action Team for a 30-minute Beach Cleanup in Belmont Shore on the 3rd Saturday of every month. This weekend, there will also be a pajama party and sleepwear contests for Earth Day weekend.  Roll out of bed and arrive …

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Long Beach Video Awards

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The Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau (LBCVB) celebrated the winners of its Beach with Benefits Video Contest recently with its inaugural Sandy Awards Hollywood-style last week at the Terrace Theater. “It felt just like we were at a Hollywood premiere with a red carpet and everything,” said Jessica, a woman in my office whose father was one of the contest’s 35 entrants. “They had food and drinks and we felt really like we were celebrities.” The contest was announced in December and filmmakers were asked to create a video anywhere from 15 seconds to 180 seconds showcasing their favorite …

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Rose Park Egg-Stravaganza A Hit!

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The Rose Park Egg-Stravaganza was a big hit! Held in the neighborhood’s namesake Rose Park, at 8th and Orizaba, dozens of children and their parents gathered to participate in an egg hunt, a cake walk, and pet live bunnies and chickens. The Rose Park Bakery donated cookies as well as cakes for the cake walk, and the Rose Park Neighborhood Association did a great job organizing the event. The Shannon Jones Team was proud to be a sponsor and host of a kids Coloring Corner. The team commissioned a special Long Beach-themed coloring sheet, complete with the Queen Mary, International …

Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Turf Replacement Program

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Now that Earth Day has come and gone, it’s time to put those environmental values into practice! If you own a home in Long Beach and are looking to go green, save some green, or BOTH, check out the City of Long Beach’s Lawn-to-Garden program! You could receive a rebate of up to $3,000 just for turning your water-guzzling lawn into a beautiful variety of semi-arid plants and flowers!

“Draw Your Dream Home” Contest Entries

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The Shannon Jones Team was proud to be a co-sponsor of the Rose Park Bluegrass Festival this weekend. What a great event — good music, fresh air, and a chance to see so many neighbors and friends! As part of the festivities, we had a children’s coloring contest. Below are the finalists: First Prize is a $50 Target gift card. Second prize is a $25 Target gift card and three honorable mentions will receive $10 Target gift cards. Please visit our Facebook Page  to “like” your favorite. We will be announcing the winner on our Facebook page on Monday, August …

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Long Beach Lawn to Garden Tour

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Looking for something fun, free & informative to do this weekend? You may want to check out the first annual Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Tour. It will be held this Saturday, May 19th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The tour is self-guided and will feature the opportunity to view about 30 gardens where homeowners have replaced their lawns with water-smart landscapes. Homeowners or representatives will be available at each home to talk about their experiences during their garden transformations. The Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden program provides grants of up to $2500 to help homeowners replace lawns with water-smart landscapes that thrive in …