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Reuniting Feels so Good!

It was a fun-filled day with friends, families and neighbors at the Rose Park Neighborhood Picnic on Sunday, July 17th. Safe Refuge kicked off the picnic games with the signature Watermelon Eating Contest with kids & adults.

Kids Watermelon Eating Contest
Kids Watermelon Eating Contest
Adults Watermelon Eating Contest
Adults Watermelon Eating Contest

Classic folk, bluegrass, and country songs played throughout the day with live tunes from Brother Pines.

Brother Pines playing at Rose Park Neighborhood Picnic

YES WE CAN Democratic Club provided a voter registration table and Heart of Ida provided information regarding their digital inclusion initiative providing one-on-one technology support to help seniors with online applications, email, internet access, and online health, wellness and enrichment programming to reduce isolation.

YES WE CAN Democratic Club
The Heart of Ida

Councilmember Cindy Allen facilitated the bean bag toss game with kids, Council Distric 2 Policy Director, Rahul Sen provided city resources to attendees, and ArtWorksLBC provided a fun art activity for all to enjoy.

Councilmember Cindy Allen with Contest Winners of the Bean Bag Toss

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Friends enjoying live music and popsicles at the Rose Park Neighborhood Picnic


Rose Park Residents Linzy Lusby and Chynna Carter are hosting a Rose Park Neighborhood Block Party at Rose Park on 8th and Orizaba from on Saturday, August 13th from 12pm to 4pm. To attend, please RSVP to RoseParkBlockParty@gmail.com.

From 1pm to 3pm, the Rose Park Neighborhood Association, Walk and Roll Long Beach, and Tichenor Clinic for Children will host a Ride Rodeo to promote safe and inclusive mobility. Please see the flyers in English and Spanish below for more information. Email info@rpna.org for questions.

Saturday News from Rose Park Neighborhood

Aquatic Camp

Pools of Hope is now enrolling for FREE Summer Camp. July 25th – August 4th, Monday thru Thursday from 2pm to 5pm. Space is limited! Call for more information 310-537-2224. Pools of Hope is located at 6801 Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90805.

Rose Park Neighborhood Picnic is Back!

Join your neighbors and friends on Sunday, July 17th from 11am until 2pm at Rose Park on 8th and Orizaba Avenue.

Live Music from Brother Pines! ArtWorksLBC Community Building Art Activity, Watermelon Eating Contest, Potato Sack Race, & Bean Bag Toss! Spread the word to neighbors, friends and family. Bring your own picnic lunch, chairs and umbrella!

Schedule of Events:

11am to 2pm: Live Music from Brother Pines!

11am to 12pm: ArtWorksLBC Community Building Art Activity

12pm to 1pm: Watermelon Eating Contest brought to you by Safe Refuge

1:00 – 1:30pm: Potato Sack Race brought to you by Long Beach Youth Chorus

1:30pm to 2:00pm: Bean Bag Toss brought to you by Council District 2, Cindy Allen’s Office

***There will also be a nonpartisan voting registration table to get folks ready for November elections!

Questions? Email us at info@rpna.org or DM us on Instagram @RoseParkLB