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Where to Be in LB: Things to Do September 14-16

High School Football: Poly (2-2) vs. Millikan (2-1)

Friday, September 14 | 7:00p.m.

Veterans Memorial Stadium

The Poly Jackrabbits have had a stranglehold on Moore League football for decades. The last Moore League team to beat them was Millikan in 2009. Can the Rams do it again?

This could be the biggest game in the city this year – a defensive slugfest for Moore League supremacy.

Sunset Sip 2018

Saturday, September 15 | 6:30p.m.

Hotel Maya

The Guidance Center will host its 8th annual Sunset Sip: Be the Hero of Your Own Story, at the Hotel Maya. Every year, friends and supporters of The Guidance Center come together to raise funds to support critical mental health services for our community’s children and families. Join for a memorable evening!

The evening will consist of wine tasting, delicious food, a silent and live auction, wine pull, interactive experiences, a photo booth pop-up, and much more!

Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased on their official event website For more information about Sunset Sip, please email Mei Louie, Marketing & Events Specialist, at or 562-216-2304.

California Coastal Cleanup Day 2018

Saturday, September 15 | 9:00am-12:00pm

El Dorado Nature Center is partnering with the California Coastal Commission to coordinate five cleanup sites in Long Beach. The site captains are the Aquarium of the Pacific, Seal Beach Yacht Club, Long Beach Marine Institute, and Clean LB.

As a community, we can make a positive impact on the health of our local coastline. So make sure to participate in this great collaborative event.


Alamitos Bay Marina (255 N. Marina Drive.)

Belmont Pier (End of Termino Ave. at Ocean Blvd.)

Sea Scout Base (near Mother’s Beach, 5875 Apian Way)

Cherry Beach (End of Junipero Ave. at Ocean Blvd.)

Peninsula (End of 72nd Place at Ocean Blvd.)

14th Annual Japanese Classic Car Show

Saturday, September 15 | 9:00am-3:00pm

Marina Green Park (386 E. Shoreline Dr.)

The epicenter of the Japanese classic-car movement is Long Beach’s Japanese Classic Car Show. Every year, car owners and participants raise their game, making each event better than the rest. The show's new location of Marina Green Park allows for more cars and more fun.

Admission is $15 per adult, and kids under 12 are free with an adult entry. For more information, visit

The Butterfly Walk/Run & Flutter

Saturday, September 15 | 8:30am

Shoreline Aquatics Park

Participate in this 5k Fun Walk/Run at Shoreline Aquatic Park on Saturday, Sept. 15. This event, which is held in various cities throughout the country, helps benefit children's hospice and palliative care.

Schedule of Events:

8:30 am - 10:00am: Registration, Kids Activities, Music & Welcome

10:00 am: Announcements and Introductions

10:10 am: Butterfly Ceremony and Release

10:20 am: Runners Line Up and Start

10:25 am: Walkers Line Up and Start

12:00 pm: Raffle drawing

11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Finishing Line Celebrations & BBQ

For more information and to sign up to participate, visit


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