PRESS RELEASE

City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

8/19/2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 081909
Subject:
‘100 Days of Summer’ to End with Concert by Pop Vinyl
Contact:
Jane Grobaty
Community Information Officer
Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine
562.570.3233
Jane.Grobaty@longbeach.gov




pop vinyl bandmembers playing to crowd in the park
Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine’s 100 Days of Summer will conclude with a concert by San Diego-based cover band Pop Vinyl on the evening of Friday, August 23, at Marine Stadium (5255 Paoli Way).   

The summer send-off event will begin at 5 p.m. with a Kid Zone and food trucks including Cheddar Wheel, Carmen’s Coffee and Nana’s Snow Cones. The concert will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

“As we lead up to the first day of school in Long Beach, we are inviting everyone out to dance, connect with neighbors and enjoy a great summer evening in the park,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.

By the end of 2019’s 100 Days of Summer, residents and visitors will have had the opportunity to experience 74 concerts, including 31 Municipal Band concerts, 100 free movies at Long Beach parks and beaches, as well as numerous special events such as the Sea Festival, craft fairs, sporting programs and camps.

“This concert is the final event in the ‘100 Days of Summer’ program for 2019,” said Parks, Recreation and Marine Director Geraldo Mouet. “It also celebrates the culmination of 10 years of this special summer programming and a decade of partnership with the Long Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau in promoting the events.”

More information about 100 Days of summer can be found at www.100daysofsummer.org. People can find information regarding fall programming at lbparks.org.

About the City of Long Beach

Home to approximately 480,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services and more. The City also has a highly-respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 170 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths, and a Bike Share program.

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About Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine

Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department (PRM) is recognized for excellence in management practices and programs, having received the National Parks and Recreation Association Gold Medal Award four times. PRM provides leisure programs and services to residents and visitors, which improve quality of life in Long Beach. PRM maintains 171 parks with 26 community centers, 320 acres of open space, and 6.1 miles of beaches; implements the City's Open Space Plan, provides recreational opportunities to meet diverse community needs, maintains public marinas, and provides for public safety and the humane treatment of animals.

For more information about Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine programs and services, visit www.lbparks.org. Please “Like” us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @LongBeachParks.

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