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Neighborhood Meetups and City of Long Beach News for Residents

Rose Park Neighborhood Book Club

Page Against the Machine held the Rose Park Neighborhood Book Club featuring Long Beach Author Max Evans
Long Beach Author Max Evans discusses his novel: “Escape to Butterfly Ave.” with Author Max Evans at Page Against the Machine

The Rose Park Neighborhood Book Club kicked off its 2nd reading with local Long Beach Author Max Evans at Page Against the Machine on Friday, January 20th. Thank you to all who attended! Much gratitude to Author Max Evans for planning such a great event and discussion with attendees, and for organizing a clothing donation for our nonprofit partner, Safe Refuge. We appreciate the comfortable and welcoming space provided by Chris Giaco at Page Against the Machine. Stay tuned for the next book club reading! Questions? Email info@rpna.org and stay informed by signing up for our weekly newsletter HERE.

Moms Meetup at Rose Park

Moms Meetup at Rose Park on Saturday, January 28th

It was all about connecting with Moms at Rose Park on Saturday, January 28th. Neighborhood resident Linzy Lusby organized the gathering with the help from local nonprofit, We Love Long Beach.

Thanks to all the moms and kids who came out to connect with each other and we will continue to keep you informed for additional activities to come! Let’s keep connecting our Long Beach neighborhoods to created a safer, healthier, and happier community! Reach out to Linzy Lusby at linzy@therecol.com to provide additional meetup ideas and get involved! You can also stay informed by signing up for our weekly newsletter HERE.

City of Long Beach Health Department is Hiring

The City’s Health Department is hiring two Accessibility Advocates to support its Public Health Emergency Management Division. Interested candidates must submit their resume by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2023 to he-preparedness@longbeach.gov. 

Access the job description HERE

Brief summary: The Accessibility Advocate positions are designed for a high school student*, college student, and adult who are interested in the public health field. The positions offer exposure to the public health emergency management field, provide professional guidance and career development, as well as provide networking opportunities. These positions play an integral part in establishing relationships with our whole community to ensure that their perspectives and needs are integrated into the City’s public health emergency preparedness, planning, and response efforts. Positions are temporary and grant-funded until December 2023. Grant funding is provided by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)


Rose Park Neighborhood Book Club:Escape to Butterfly Ave,” written by Author Max Evans, is a coming-of-age drama/comedy that highlights a skateboarding father striving to maintain a bond with his teething daughter during the Covid era. 

Longtime Long Beach resident, Author Max Evans will hold a conversation about his novel with attendees at Page Against the Machine on Friday, January 20th at 7PM.

If you are interested in participating in the next book club discussion, email info@rpna.org to participate. Participants can shop local and purchase the book “Escape to Butterfly Ave” at Page Against the Machine at 2714 E. 4th Street, Long Beach. The book is also available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

*** The Rose Park Neighborhood Book Club is a resident-led initiative consisting of an informal discussion about books and topics of interest. Follow us on Instagram to stay informed!

Sign up to host a breakfast on your block with neighbors the weekend of February 11! If you are interesting in hosting a breakfast, sign up to participate with We Love Long Beach HERE.

Email the Rose Park Neighborhood Association at info@rpna.org to let us know you are participating and how we can offer YOU additional support!