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Family-Friendly Things to Do: August 17-18

1K Kids Run

Friday, August 17 | 9:00am-12:00pm

Now this is a run that just about any energetic little can complete. Parents and kids will also enjoy a FREE preview FIT4MOM workout groups followed by a fun fair and Kids' 1K. Registration includes a goody bag, kids tee, racing bib, medal, and fun fair before and after the event. A portion of the proceeds will go to Precious Lamb Preschool located in Long Beach.

Community Concert at El Dorado Park West

Saturday, August 17 | 6:30pm-8:30pm

Join neighbors, family and friends at our annual Knyght Ryder Community Concert at El Dorado Park West off of the Corner of Studebaker Road and Willow Street. Knyght Ryder is a dynamic ‘80s tribute band. Bring a lawn-chair, blanket and get some gourmet food truck bites from Berlin Truck, Urban Espresso, and Scooters Italian Ice. Fifteen percent of all food purchases will support next year's community concert.

2018 Plane Pull

Saturday, August 18 | 9:00am-3:00pm

Teams and individuals can register to test strength, stamina, and endurance at the 13th Annual Plane Pull fundraiser at the Long Beach Airport. Special Olympics Southern California's Plane Pull is a fun, team competition to see which group can pull a 124,000 pound FedEx Boeing 757 airplane the fastest. There are other smaller plane pulls including a KID PLANE PULL of a small CHP plane. Kiddos get unlimited pulls and a shirt for a small donation. Other event highlights include a dunk tank, car show, food trucks, face painting, music and more!


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