19 May 2021

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Hula club spreads love, aloha throughout LW

Hula club spreads love, aloha throughout LW


HUI O HULA Lori Chamberlin of Mutual 11 hosted 16 hula dancers and four musicians on May 7. For the pre-Mother’s Day celebration, Lori Chamberlin presented every member of Hui O Hula with a gigantic, professionally handmade shortbread cookie inscribed with the club’s name and “mahalo.” Buttercream cupcakes with the word “aloha” or a beach scene were ordered for the audience.

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Genealogy Club

Genealogy Club


Genealogy Club members are invited to join the Zoom meeting on Wednesday, May 26, at 10 a.m. Dick Humphrey will speak on “Sources for Researching People After 1950.” Records can be rather sparse for living people, so Humphrey will share sites and techniques that have been effective with his family tree. A fascinating speaker, Humphrey last met with the club in 2018. For an invite to this speaking

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Watch this special ABT performance at home

Watch this special ABT performance at home


AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE by Patty Marsters [email protected] In late March, 18 American Ballet Theatre (ABT) dancers took up residence across from the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, as they perfected their routines for a special performance of “Uniting in Movement.” The New York-based troupe paid homage to ABT’s history while also looking to the future of ballet. The

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Chess Club

Chess Club


The Chess Club publishes weekly puzzles to keep the love of the game alive until its members meet to play in person again. This week’s puzzle is checkmate in three moves. White moves first. Any answer by Black, and White’s third move is checkmate. The solution to this week’s puzzle’s first move is: Bf8. The White Bishop moves from h6 to f8. Black Bishop moves from g4 to h5, White Queen

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Pick up pupusas and lemonade at the Farmers Market

Pick up pupusas and lemonade at the Farmers Market


by Ellen Brannigan LW contributor Karen and Juan Omana-Martinez are the owners of Karen’s Salvadorian Pupusas, one of the vendors located at the Seal Beach Farmers Market. Pupusas are a form of rolled and pounded dough that’s filled with meat, then fried. The pupusas are filled with beef, pork, beans, cheese, chicken or any combination of the above. People can add salsa, cabbage, jalapeños,

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GAF donates $10,000 to Meals on Wheels Long Beach

GAF donates $10,000 to Meals on Wheels Long Beach


Meals on Wheels of Long Beach (MOWLB) is thankful for the Golden Age Foundation (GAF) and its continuous support. The GAF’s generous donation of $10,000 supports the nutritional and emotional needs of the most vulnerable residents in Leisure World. Since March 2020 and throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, MOWLB has delivered over 70,000 meals to LW residents. MOWLBwasfoundedin1971 and began serving