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Public Invited to Kick-off Event for BE S.A.F.E. Recreation Program
The City of Long Beach, Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine invites the public to a kick-off event for the Be S.A.F.E. Program, a series of "Summer Activities in a Friendly Environment."

The public can enjoy an evening of family fun with moon bounces, face painting, entertainment and refreshments.

The Be S.A.F.E. program serves neighborhoods by keeping parks open later Monday through Friday from July 8 through August 30 and offering classes, sports, games, tournaments, recreation and fitness activities and Long Beach Library "On the Go Reading Program" activities.  

"Be S.A.F.E. will attract young people to the safe environment in their local parks where they can be safe, have fun, meet friends and enjoy fun recreation activities," said Parks, Recreation and Marine Director George Chapjian. 

 Be S.A.F.E. Program 2013 Locations and Schedule

Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Avenue                                   6-9 p.m.
Drake Park, 951 Maine Avenue                                            6-9 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Avenue            6-9 p.m.
Admiral Kidd Park, 2125 Santa Fe Avenue                        6-9 p.m.
Scherer Park, 4600 Long Beach Blvd.                                 6-9 p.m.
Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Avenue                                             6-9 p.m.
Davenport Park, 2910 E. 55th Way                                       5-8 p.m.
Seaside Park, 14th Street at Chestnut Avenue                   4-7 p.m.

The Be S.A.F.E. Program is offered in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Long Beach, Centro Cha, Inc., Long Beach Community Action Partnership, the Long Beach Police Department, the Long Beach Public Library, the California Endowment, CPC - SPA 8 Neighborhood Action Council, and Partners of Parks. For more information, call 562-570-3150.