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Family Friendly Things To Do: November 16-18

St. Maria Goretti Carnival

Friday, November 16-18 | Friday 5pm-11pm | Saturday 12pm-11pm | Sunday 1pm-8pm

St. Maria Goretti School | 3950 Palo Verde Ave., Long Beach 90808

It’s back and better than ever: the St. Maria Goretti Carnival! This year, the carnival is dedicated to “Honoring Our Veterans” with many fair specials just for our beloved veterans. Enjoy rides, booth games, bands, a silent auction with over 200 baskets, student performances and more. Listen to the music of Chapter 11, enjoy NFL games on the big screen, and join our community in honoring our veterans. Learn more:

Conscious Christmas

Saturday, November 17 | 10:00am-2:00pm

HOWL | 237 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach 90802

Conscious Christmas is a one-day shopping event created to help individuals seek justice by taking action in their own communities to combat labor and human trafficking. Each vendor at Conscious Christmas has demonstrated values that promote sustainability, fair wages, and ethical “people first” business practices. The goal of this event is to promote fair trade practices while raising consumer awareness of their purchasing power. So head over to Downtown Long Beach this Saturday, shop for your loved ones, and know that your purchases are benefiting great causes! Learn More:

Youth Fishing Derby

Saturday, November 17 | 8:00am-12:00pm

El Dorado Nature Center | 7550 E Spring St., Long Beach 90815

Gather the little ones and get ready to fish the ponds of EL Dorado Park this weekend. All kids 15 and under will be issued a fishing pole, tackle and bait to try their luck (and skill) at catching one of our very own organic El Dorado fish. Prizes and refreshments will be provided for all youth participants. This event is co-sponsored by California Fish and Wildlife and their volunteers will be on-site to support fishers of every skill level. Learn more:


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