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82nd Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest

Price
FREE
When
Saturday, Aug. 16 (10am—4pm)
Sunday, Aug. 17 (10am—4pm)
Where
Granada Avenue Boat Launch Ramp
1 Granada Avenue

Event Description

The 82nd Annual Great Sand Sculpture Contest brings together families, community and artists to celebrate our local beach and support literacy! Internationally-recognized professional sculptors will build a remarkable centerpiece sculpture while amateur professionals and dozens of community teams will challenge each other for highly-valued gift packages. Sign up in advance as an event team or event sponsor. Enjoy exciting attractions such as vendors, live music, food and a fenced-off kid zone. All event proceeds will be donated to the Long Beach Public Library Foundation.

For more information, please visit our website or call 310-804-6563 or e-mail us at gssc@rotaractlb.org.

Movie in the Park: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Price
FREE
When
Friday, Aug. 15 (7:30pm—9pm)
Where
Signal Hill Park
2175 Cherry Avenue
(562) 989-7330
Event Description
The movies and the popcorn are free. The time spent as a family is priceless.Movies in the Park begin at dusk.

Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner, and family and friends. Movies subject to change.

Sponsored by Signal Hill Petroleum in cooperation with Partners of Parks.

For more information, please visit our website or call (562) 570-3100 or e-mail us at lbparks@longbeach.gov.

Long Beach’s Best Kept Secret

Price
Reservations Required
When
Friday, Aug. 15 (8pm)
Saturday, Aug. 16 (8pm)
Where
The Exhibition Room
E Wardlow Road
5628262940

Event Description

Long Beach sure is a dry county when it comes to great Craft Cocktails so we here at The Exhibition Room thought that it’s about time Long Beach had it’s own.

Located in Historical Cal-Heights District, at this speakeasy, every weekend night is a great night. With live music every Friday & Saturday tap a foot to the tune of our mixologists stirring up a great cocktail.

You’ll be astonished by our selection of craft alcohol but we encourage you to explore.

Not sure where to start? Tell us what you like and our master bartender will give you nothing but the best to throw you into our world.

Located within a Phonebooth, we’ll take you back to more simpler time… if you can find us. Reservations required, call ahead to reserve your seat.

For more information, please visit our website or call (562) 826-2940 or e-mail us at jimmy@roxanneslounge.com.

Greener Goods Farmer’s Market in West Long Beach

Price
FREE
When
Saturday, Aug. 16 (9am—2pm)
Where
Admiral Kidd Park
2125 Santa Fe Ave
(562) 570-3309
Event Description
Shop for fresh fruits and veggies, fresh baked breads, nuts, jams, and eggs and more. Free exercise classes.

Free admission.

For more information, please visit our website.

Stand up Paddle Board Rentals

Price
$10-$25 per hour
When
Friday, Aug. 15 (9am—5pm)
Saturday, Aug. 16 (9am—5pm)
Sunday, Aug. 17 (9am—5pm)
Where
Stand Up Rentals
5411 East Ocean Blvd
(562) 434-0999
Event Description

Stand up for a better view! Visit Stand Up Rentals at Alamitos Bay and glide through the waters.

Rentals $10-$25 per hour.

For more information, please visit our website or call (562) 434-0999.

Family Artmaking Workshop

Price
FREE
When
Sunday, Aug. 17 (11am—3pm)
Where
Long Beach Museum of Art
2300 E. Ocean Blvd.
(562) 439-2119
Event Description

Hands-on projects for visitors of all ages. Join Long Beach Museum of Art for free Family Artmaking Workshops every Sunday.

Drop in anytime between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

This week: Create a Moment Flipbook! Create a 30 second moment using flipbook animation.

For more information, please visit our website or call (562) 439-2119 or e-mail us at museum@lbma.org.

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