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History Lecture Series

The Miller Special Collections Room at the Billie Jean King Main Library is pleased to announce our next online Local History Lecture Series event, entitled “African Americans in Long Beach and Southern California: A History,” presented by local author-historian and retired LBPL librarian Claudine Burnett.

Please join us on Saturday, June 26, 3-4 p.m. for a fascinating exploration of the history, culture and contributions of our African American community to the growth and development of Long Beach and Southern California, based on extensive research culled from Ms. Burnett’s newest book.

This free program will take place online via Zoom and registration is required to attend. To register, visit (Can’t make the event? Please still sign up – an archived video link will be emailed out to registrants after the program for viewing at your leisure.)

For more information or questions, contact Miller Room staff at (562) 570-6729 or by email at

Genealogy Zoom Meeting

The next Zoom meeting of the Questing Heirs Genealogy Society will be held on Sunday, June 20, at 1 p.m. Linda Ivers will be speaking on “Genealogy Research & Writing Incorporating Newspapers.” Contact for access information.

Shop for Pop

2ND & PCH is the ideal location to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 20 with shopping and dining in addition to enjoying a live performance from southern California band Feed the Kitty on the grand staircase from noon to 2 p.m.

Shop for handcrafted treasures with the popular Creative Communal Makers Market on Sunday, June 27 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. along Seaport Way. This uniquely curated open-air market features goods from over 20 local makers, kids activities, a creative photo op and live music.

Day of Beauty

Laser Skin Care Center is celebrating the start of summer with the return of Day of Beauty – a fun-filled day of exclusive offerings, exciting announcements, raffle drawings and educational opportunities that will leave each attendee excited to tackle their skin care journey and learn more about the trending topics in cosmetic dermatology. If you’re ready for the best prices and offerings of the year, join us on Saturday, June 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To keep everyone safe and continue to comply with CDC COVID-19 guidelines, space is limited by appointment only, so call to reserve your spot at (562) 997-1144.

Each attendee with a confirmed appointment will be given one hour to shop and learn all about the new skincare products available at the practice, meet beauty experts and visit with the cosmetic vendors to get all your skin-related questions answered. Guests are recommended to book a complimentary consultation prior to the event so that they may go into their Day of Beauty time slot informed and ready to go – knowing exactly where to stop and shop in order to make the most of the allotted appointment time.


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