Here's what's going on in Long Beach this week.
- Schools Open: The Long Beach School District will open its doors at of its buildings for the first day of classes Monday.
- BOE Meets: The Long Beach Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at the newly rebuilt West School, at 91 Maryland Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. School officials will hold a brief ceremony prior to the meeting to celebrate the reopening of the Hurricane Sandy-battered elementary school.
- Sept. 11 Ceremonies: Long Beach on Wednesday remembers the victims of the Al-Qaeda terrorist attacks twelve years ago at two ceremonies: a 9/11 Remembrance Gathering at the Recreation Center Parking lot, at Magnolia Boulevard and West Bay Drive, at 8 a.m., and a LBFD 9/11 Memorial at the 400 Block of West Park Ave. at 7:30 p.m.
- Green Thumbs Unite: Larry Gordon, landscape and horticultural consultant, will conduct a public forum at the Long Beach Library, at 111 W. Park Ave., to help homeowners bring back and further beautify their properties starting at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The forum is titled: “How Can We Enhance Our Gardens Without Spending a Penny?”
- Yom Kippur: The Jewish Holiday of Yom Kippur starts Friday evening. Long Beach City Hall, Magnolia Senior Center and the Rec Center will be closed all day Friday.
Follow Long Beach Patch on Facebook.