The public is invited to get up close with the ocean’s ultimate predators at the Aquarium of the Pacific for FREE during Shark Lagoon Nights. Guests will have the opportunity to touch bamboo sharks and see large sharks such as sandtigers as well as rays in the Aquarium’s Shark Lagoon. Coffee, hot cocoa, beer, wine, desserts, and snacks are available for purchase. Please note that while it is almost every Friday, some Fridays are excluded. Please check the dates for availability. Shark Lagoon Nights are weather-dependent and can be canceled due to inclement weather. Only Shark Lagoon is open and available for guests during these free events. Please call for more information.
Helen’s entire life has been dictated to her. She she does what society expects of her, however resistant she may feel. She marries her boss, whom she finds repulsive and has a baby with him. Followed by an affair with a younger man who fuels her lust for life, she is driven to murder her husband. She is found guilty and is executed in an electric chair. Inspired by the real life case of executed murderess Ruth Snyder.
Times: 11am - 10pm for festival, Parade fun starts at 9:30am http://www.longbeachpride.com Contact: LBLGP Inc. Phone: (562) 987-9191 Admission: Adults: $20 each day. Children under 12 are Free but must be accompanied by an adult. Seniors over 60 are free. No children allowed on festival after 5: 30pm Location:Marina Green, off of Shoreline Drive in Downtown Long Beach
Join us for the 30th annual Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride celebration on May 18 & 19, 2013 from 11 am - 10 pm along Shoreline Drive. Over the past several years, the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Celebration has become one of the premiere Pride events nationwide now attracting over 80,000 participants over two days. The Festival Celebration includes seven large dance areas including a main stage which has featured musical artists such as Grammy Award Winner Jennifer Hudson, Maya, and India Arie.
The Parade is held on Sunday, May 19th. Step-off is at 10:30am. For more information, regarding tickets, parking, parade route etc., please log on to our website at www.longbeachpride.com.
A Nautical Comedy Revue Comes Into Port in Long Beach on May 19th Senior Comedy Afternoons will be producing it’s “Sailing Into Spring” A Nautical Comedy Revue May 19th at The Reef Restaurant On the Water in their Harborview Ballroom. They’re located at 880 South Harbor Scenic Drive. There is a dock adjacent and slips are available from Harbor Light Landing.
Headlining our show will be Emmy award- winning comedienne and writer Monica Piper, who has written and performed for the biggest shows on television such as Roseanne, Mad About You has and opened for Seinfeld, Neil Diamond, and Gloria Estefan just to name a few, her credits are endless..! Eulynda Porter is a comedienne whose energy for senior living is a caffeinated burst of adrenaline to the system, there’s no one quite like her anywhere except on our stage. You’ve got to experience her. Marty Ross our “Wrinkled Rebel” whose take on being a senior teenager is refreshingly honest and will have you in stitches as you laugh along with him as you experience his perceptions on aging “his way”. And our MC Mel Kohl is a non- practicing attorney who has been a writer, actor, and comedian and has been on the scene for over 20 years is a man of a thousand accents. Everybody loves Mel.
As always, our comics are “clean and clever” so no need to worry about expletives in our shows! Our comics don’t need them!
On May 19, celebrated actress and native Southern Californian, Diane Keaton will be at the Rancho with her award-winning co-author, D.J. Waldie, to sign their latest book, House, and their previous work, California Romantica. Guests have the opportunity to attend a private reception and book signing in the Rancho Center 11:00 a.m. with an admission price of $150 per person or the general book signing from 12:30 noon until 1:30 p.m. which will be free with the book purchase from the Rancho’s Gift Shop or from the Rancho’s website.
From 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, guests who pay $150 will enjoy a private reception with food and drink, a casual conversation between Diane Keaton and D.J. Waldie, and book signing in the Rancho Center. Reception guests will receive a complimentary copy of House or California Romantica and complimentary onsite valet parking.
From 12:30 until 1:30 p.m, Ms. Keaton and Mr. Waldie will sign copies of their books which have been purchased from the Rancho. To reserve a place, guests must purchase a copy of House or California Romantica in advance, either from the Rancho’s website at www.rancholosalamitos.org, or by calling the Rancho at 562-431-3541. Additional books may be purchased in the Rancho Gift Shop on the day of the event.
Free parking will be available at CSULB Lot 11 on Palo Verde Ave., with continuous shuttle service to the Rancho from 11:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Shuttle buses are handicap accessible. The Historic Site and Ranch House will be available for self-guided and station tours from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
All proceeds from this book signing event will benefit The Rancho’s educational programs. Reservations for both the private reception and the general book signing may be made by calling The Rancho at (562) 431-3541 or online at www.rancholosalamitos.org.
Come Dressed in your most colorful outfits & compete in our 5k run/walk or 10k run. The cost of the race is $35 and $40 the day off this is the lowest costing official run in our region Race will begin at Junipero/Ocean Blvd in Long Beach CA. To register go to www.irocktherainbow.com
‘The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing,’ Tommy Dorsey was a master at creating warm, musical moods. The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra is recognized as one of the best all-around big bands, and when it comes to playing ballads—no other band comes close! With countless hits like Night and Day, I’ll Never Smile Again, Marie, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Song of India, Opus One and Skylark—the Dorsey legacy continues today under the leadership of Terry Myers.
On Saturday, May 25, 2013 (Memorial Day Weekend), Children Today will host its 5th Annual Run/Walk Fundraiser. The event, consisting of a 5k and a 10k, will take place at Marina Green Park in Downtown Long Beach (off Shoreline Drive on the Beach Bike Path).
All participants will receive a free t-shirt, goodie bag, and access to a fun party with all your friends! This year we hope to increase our participation and raise $100,000. To accomplish these big goals we need your help. Whether you run the race, become a volunteer, or join in on the fundraising, each person can make a difference. Don't miss out on this fun event! Please visit our website for more information: http://www.runchildrentoday.com/
The RMS Queen Mary and Pink Ribbons Crusade proudly announce the premiere of a new world-class exhibition. Entitled Diana: Legacy of a Princess, especially-designed 9,000 square foot gallery aboard the iconic ocean liner permanently docked in Long Beach, CA.
Princess Diana will forever be remembered for her beauty, classic style, compassion, and charitable works. And even today, she continues to be an icon of inspiration to millions worldwide. Diana: Legacy of a Princess will capture Diana’s true essence as it showcases a priceless collection of her gowns and other cherished memorabilia. It will also provide an in depth look at other major members of the British Royal Family—those who actually visited or sailed on The Queen Mary. These include King George V and Queen Mary; the Duke and Duchess of Windsor; The Queen Mother; and Queen Elizabeth II.
A gracious Tea Room, gift boutique, and other conveniences will complement the new gallery—offering visitors even more ways to enjoy their "royal experience" aboard the historic Queen Mary. Visit www.queenmary.com for more information.
The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show, the largest Murder Mystery Dinner Show in the United States, was voted 2010 "Best Dinner Show." The Dinner Detective was founded on three simple ideas: NO hokey costumes, NO lame scenarios and NO campy dialogue. Therefore, by having the setting be present day and by hiding our actors among the customers, we leave everyone to suspect who is part of the show and who is not. Each ticket includes a four course meal, show, prize, a 2 hour harbor cruise on board an authentic paddle wheel boat and so much more.
The Long Beach Outdoor Antique & Collectable Market is held the 3rd Sunday of Every month at Long Beach Veterans Stadium located at Lakewood Blvd. and Conant Street near the Long Beach Airport. Over 800 Dealers offer a huge selection of antiques, collectibles and home furnishings at bargain prices. Admission is $5 from 8am to 2pm. Call (323) 655-5703 for information or visit www.longbeachantiquemarket.com.