What a Sunday in Rose Park! Neighbors gathered to enjoy food, games and music! Take a look at the highlights below! Thanks to our lovely volunteers including Yadira, Alex, Sylvia, Blake, Elie, Ben and Richard, and the fantastic support from Vice Mayor Cindy Allen’s Office, Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal’s Office, Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine, Safe Refuge , LB Rad Dads and Rose Park Moms, and special thanks to the great tunes pumped out by George DJ Matrix.
Proud winner of the Watermelon Eating Contest!
Stayed tuned for the Neighborhood Block party coming up at Rose Park on Saturday, August 12th hosted by neighbors Chynna and Linzy!
ROSE PARK NEIGHBORHOOD RESTAURANT RECEIVES MICHELIN STAR RATING
Congratulations to restaurant owners Phillip and Lauren Pretty. The brother and sister duo received a Michelin star, and a Green Star, an award given to restaurants with eco-friendly commitments at the forefront of sustainable practices. If you haven’t been to Heritage – do make a visit! Read more HERE. Heritage is located at 2030 E. 7th Street. Learn more about Heritage and make a reservation HERE.
It’s the annual Picnic in Rose Park! Kids and adults will take part in the famous watermelon eating contest provided by Safe Refuge, cool off with the water balloon toss and race to the finish line with the sack race. This FREE event will also feature FREE hot dogs and music from George DJ Matrix, and we encourage attendees to bring their own picnic and chair. If you would like to donate to this event, volunteer or have questions, email email@example.com or DM us on Instagram @RoseParkLB.
RAINBOW MURAL AT BURBANK ELEMENTARY
ArtWorksLBC Director Dawn Mendelson and volunteers were out at Burbank Elementary School for three consecutive Thursdays in May helping students and staff create an 18 foot rainbow mural that will be displayed on the north side of the school campus.
The mural is being finished by community members in Rose Park and the last opportunity to help with the project is Thursday, June 29th from 3PM to 5PM at Rose Park. Come on out to see the beautiful work of Burbank Elementary students and our community.
Pictured:Artist Alex Gonzales
Alex Gonzales also joined ArtWorksLBC for a visit and created an art piece of his own on Thursday, June 22 in Rose Park.
The historic Rose Park neighborhood is located in the City of Long Beach, California