By Marina Hernandez | Photos by Alexiz Gomez | Pictured: The Guild House
Long Beach Board/ Card Games Meet Up
Long Beach Board/Card Games is a meetup for serious, casual, and new-to-board game players. The group meets virtually on the first Saturday of the month at 6:30pm, and in-person at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach (5450 E. Atherton St.) the third Saturday of each month at 3:00pm. You can expect to meet folks with a passion for, and knowledge of, a variety of adventure and fantasy RPGs (role playing games) who are patient and eager to teach new games to those interested in learning. To begin your board game journey, visit meetup.com/lbboardgames
The Guild House of Bellflower Game Room and Meetup
The Guild House of Bellflower is the ultimate stop for all your gaming needs including a staggering amount of board and card games for purchase, a game rental program, and an in-house gaming arena for sit and play. Join the D&D Adventurers League with meetups in store (16631 Bellflower Blvd.) every Wednesday at 6pm. If you are new to D&D (Dungeons and Dragons), you may arrive an hour early to work with a Dungeon Master to help create a character. The fee to join is just $2 per meetup. For more info, visit https://www.theguildhousegames.com.