Here's what to do in Long Beach this week

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There's a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this week. From a celebration of women in the construction, engineering and architectural fields to an evening of tunes from Quentin Tarantino's movies, here's a roundup of options to help you get social around town.

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Long Beach Exchange's Explorers Kids Club Kick Off

From the event description:

Bring the family and join us as we kick off Long Beach Exchange’s monthly kids club. Each month we'll host story time, get the wiggles out as we sing and dance with Mr. Michael, and finish the hour with a fun and creative craft. Afterward, hang out with the family and enjoy Shop 'N Dine deals.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Where: The Hangar, 4150 McGowen St., grassy area in front
Admission: Free
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Celebrating Epic Women

From the event description:

This is a special time for all women in the construction, engineering and architectural industry. We are breaking barriers and reaching back to make sure young women who want to pursue the same path have advantages we didn’t have. At this event, we will celebrate the 10th anniversary of CTI Environmental, which was founded by Robin Thorne, by honoring women who are leaders in their business and in their community who have stood the tests of our society and time to evolve into Epic Women.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 6–10 p.m.
Where: Private home at Rancho Estates
Admission: Free to RSVP
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Yächtley Crëw and The Cineramas

From the event description:

The titans of soft rock are back with very special guests The Cineramas, who will be performing your favorite tunes from your favorite Quentin Tarantino films.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m.–Sunday, Aug. 18, 2 a.m.
Where: Alex's Bar, 2913 E. Anaheim St.
Admission: $15
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'Quiet Storm Sundays' with Elan Trotman

From the event description:

This Barbados native makes his homeland proud with the island sounds he brings to stages all over the world. Sax-man Elan Trotman has quickly become one of the fastest rising stars in jazz with over 10 Billboard topping radio singles in his young career. His latest release pays tribute to Motown legend Margin Gaye. Trotman brings a blend of smooth and tropical grooves to major festivals and cruises worldwide. 

When: Sunday, Aug. 18, 3–6 p.m.
Where: Harvelle's Long Beach, 201 E. Broadway
Admission: $32–$37
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Teacher's Pet Play Date

From the event description:

It's "bark to school" time and we're celebrating at the Healthy Spot with our Teacher's Pet Play Dates. Join us for off-leash play time for small dogs, 5-6 p.m., and off-leash play time for big dogs, 6-7 p.m. 

When: Sunday, Aug. 18, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Healthy Spot, East Pacific Coast Highway, Unit A
Admission: Free
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