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Family-Friendly Things to Do: August 9-11

Embroidery Workshop

Thursday, August 9 | 5:30pm-7:00pm

Long Beach Museum of Art | 2300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach 90803

Looking to learn a new skill this summer? Here’s your chance to join neighbors and friends for an evening of creativity and skill development. Learn the basics of embroidery in Part I of LBMA's Embroidery Workshop. The project will focus on recreating Matisse drawings into beautiful, hand-stitched formats. The workshop will continue the following week with more advanced techniques more suited for experienced stitchers. Learn More:


Disco Storytime and Dance Party

Saturday, August 11 | 12:00pm-5:00pm

All are welcome to enjoy an afternoon of laughs and fun at one of Long Beach’s small businesses. Belmont Kidz is clearing a portion of the sales floor and opening its cozy outdoor space for littles who love music, painting and dancing. Kiddos will also enjoy a special storytime from a new author’s first published children’s book. If you are looking to meet your neighbors and enjoy a community playdate, then this event is for your family! Learn More:

Beach Brawl: Roller Derby Double Header

Saturday, August 11 | 1:00pm-5:00pm

Bayshore Roller Rink | 14 54th Place, Long Beach 90803

Enjoy your Saturday afternoon at the beach watching an arousing assortment of athletically-clad and super-tough roller girls bumping, shoving, and scoring. If you haven’t had the opportunity to catch a roller derby match you won’t want to miss this double-header outdoor event. This is a “BYO” event, so remember to bring a chair, snacks and other refreshments. Kids under 10 are free and presale is only $10.

Concerts at the Beach: The G3 Band

Saturday, August 11 | 6:00pm-9:30pm

CSULB | 1250 Bellflower Blvd, BAAC 2FL, Long Beach 90840

There are plenty of outdoor concerts to enjoy this summer, but the new concert series at CSULB joins community and music to the high learning epicenter of Long Beach like no other. Pack a picnic dinner to enjoy before the concert, then listen and dance to lively bands when the sun goes down. The G3 Band is back for a second performance at Concerts. Led by the vocals of Karen Lee, they play cover tunes touching all genres including classic rock and roll, oldies, country and current Billboard tunes. For your convenience, alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at concessions. Learn More:


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