Here is a list of notable upcoming Long Beach family events.
Monday, November 28, 2011
- Terezinha Wright exhibit at the Helada Art Gallery
Born in Brazil, Wright has lived and worked in Long Beach since 1986. Visit the gallery to view her minimalist artistic renderings through December 7th.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
- Kid’s eat free at George’s Greek Cafe
George’s Greek is known for their home-style foods with recipes inspired by George’s own mother. Stop by any one of the three Long Beach/Lakewood locations, and you may even be greeted by the friendly George at the door!
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
- Audio Kids at the Mark Twain Library
School-aged children will love this event that allows them to listen to audio recordings and follow along with the stories in a book.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
- Tall Ship Lady Washington arrives in the Long Beach Marina
Bring the family down to the Marina to see the ship used in the movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl. There will be walk-through tours and three-hour sails offered throughout the ship’s stay in Long Beach. The event runs through December 11th.
Friday, December 2, 2011
- Italian Style Holiday Cruise of Lights
Gondola Getaways, famous for their hand-guided tours of the Naples Island, will be providing tours of the lighted mansions through the channel. Enjoy a romantic ride while viewing the lighted Christmas trees on the water and the elaborate boat and home decorations. The event runs through December 31st.
Saturday, December 3, 2011
- Hoedown at Shoestring City Ranch
Head down to the Hoedown for some great family fun benefitting the nonprofit organization, Shoestring City Ranch. There will be food, games, face-painting and prizes. The event will be held at 1003 W. Carson St. Long Beach. 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, free admission.
- 29th Annual Belmont Shore Christmas Parade
Get there early to grab a space on the sidewalk for this event that is expected to draw 50,000 spectators! Featuring floats and appearances by local personalities, there is sure to be something to entertain the whole family. Best of all, the big guy, Santa arrives at the end of the parade! 6:00 pm -9:00 pm.
- Pennington Dance Group and Yorke Dance Project Performance at the Martha Knoebel Dance Theater
The Martha Knoebel Dance Theater at Cal State Long Beach will be hosting this amazing collaboration of two exhilarating dance companies. Each company will perform original pieces, and then join in a triumphant joint presentation. 8:00 pm.
Sunday, December 4, 2011
- Long Beach Symphony Holiday Celebration
The Terrace Theater at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center will feature this celebration showcasing talented performers from all over the country. 2:00 pm.