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Welcome to the Neighborhood!

We are proud of the Bluff Heights Neighborhood, and excited
to be designated as the 17th Historic District in Long Beach.

Latest News


July 4th Block Party Almost Here!

Help Us Kick off the Summer of 2019!

 
All residents of Bluff Heights are invited to the Annual July 4th Block Party on E Vista (between Orizaba and Obispo) on Thursday, July 4 from Noon – 4:30pm to kick off the summer. Come out and show your patriotic spirit and reconnect with old neighbors and friends, or meet some new ones. Some of your old favorite activities will be there — like the cake walk and the dunk tank — plus there will be some new fun surprises. (Bring a Beach Chair and Sunscreen!)
 

Here’s the latest event schedule:

12:00 – 12:15 –  Opening Ceremonies
12:15 -12:30 – Bike Patriotic Parade ~ Free Bike Decorating
12:30 – 12:45  – Dog Patriotic Parade ~ Free Dog Decorating
12:30 – 4:30  – Potluck Picnic
12:00 – 2:00  – Craft Booth
1:30 – 2:00  – Water Balloon Toss
12:00 – 4:00 – Chili Tasting Contest *
2:00 – 2:15  – Cake Walk Judging *
2:15 – 3:30  – Cake Walk
3:30 – 4:00  – Watermelon Eating Contest
4:00 -4:30  – Closing Ceremonies & Opportunity Drawing

All Day:

BBQ
Chili Tasting Contest (Meat & Vegetarian options) *
Patriotic Pools
Community Booth

* Enter the Chili Contest by bringing a working large Crock Pot containing your Super Secret and Special Chili. Meat and Vegetarian options are welcome! Bring your chili early (12:00) to get the most votes!
* Enter the Cake Walk by Baking/Bringing a Patriotic Cake

Here’s the potluck schedule:

Based on the first letter of your last name, please bring the following for the group potluck:

A – G: Salads & Side Dishes
H – M: Main Dishes (Casseroles, etc.)
N – T: Desserts
U – Z: Bottled Water or Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Gourmet and Standard Hot Dogs will be available for a small donation.

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A BIG THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS!!

 

Mikle Norton Real Estate

Mike Mabley, Realtor

Beachrunner’s Inn

Immanuel House / Thomas Safran Associates

 
 

We Need Volunteers, Sponsors & Donations!

This event cannot be accomplished without the generous volunteer help and financial support of Bluff Heights residents and our local businesses. BHNA needs volunteers for various activities throughout the day on the 4th (setting up, staffing activities, helping take down everything, etc.). 

Even if you are not available on the 4th, but would still like to volunteer your time before the event, please let us know. Give us 30 minutes or 1 hour of your time!

To volunteer, sponsor or donate just email us at info@bluffheights.org or call (562) 546-3067.

See you on the 4th!

 


Spring Clean-Up & Clean-Out Event on May 4th

DONATE – RECYCLE – REPURPOSE – DISPOSE

 

Sponsored by
Bluff Heights Neighborhood Association
2nd Council District

3rd Council District

Saturday May 4th from 8:00am – 2:00pm
Grace Methodist Church
2325 E Third Street
Parking Lots on the Corner of E Third Street and Junipero Avenue
SO WHO WILL BE THERE AND WHAT CAN I BRING ON MAY 4TH?

  • City of Long Beach Dumpster – for trash. See note below for oversized items
  • Goodwill – clothing and household items. Will also take E-waste (printers, cell phones, etc. and household batteries)
  • Habitat for Humanity – see note below for scheduled pickup
  • Paper Shredding – up to 3 boxes per household
  • Eyeglasses
  • Unused Soaps and Toiletries
  • No longer needed Medical Equipment
  • Information on Car Donation
  • Donation of Art Supplies, Fabric Samples & Crafty stuff

*No Hazardous Waste

Special Pickups:

  • CITY OF LONG BEACH

DISPOSE of any oversized items by placing the items in front of your residence by 7:30 AM on May 4. The City of Long Beach will pick-up any oversized items such as mattresses or ruined rugs at no cost to the resident.  The City trucks will drive up and down each street in Bluff Heights so you do NOT have to sign-up prior to the event but please make certain your item is ready for pick-up by 7:30 AM on May 4. It is very important to clearly mark your item to be disposed of as “FOR LB CITY DISPOSAL.”

  • HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

If you would like Habitat for Humanity to pick-up any items at your residence YOU MUST CALL THEM  AT (424) 246-3637 to schedule a free pick-up.  Please mention “Bluff Heights” when you call them. It is very important that you clearly mark the item “FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY”.  Trucks will accept building materials, furniture, appliances, cabinets, doors, double paned windows, etc.   Call ASAP for a scheduled pick-up.


Spring Neighborhood Forum

You’re invited to the annual 100 Year Old House Centennial Celebration!

Bluff Heights Neighborhood Association
Spring Neighborhood Forum
7:00 PM at Immanuel Community Center
Monday, April 8th
3213 E 3rd Street (at Obispo Ave.)
~ Partial List of Topics ~
100 Year Old Houses Recognition & Cake
East Division Police Updates
2nd & 3rd District & Mann School Updates
May 4th Clean Up Event Details
4th of July Block Party Planning

A “Bluff Heights Feeds” Holiday Donation Thank You!

Once again, the residents of Bluff Heights, along with the kindness of Board Member Ms. Debra Gray’s co-workers at Dassault Systèmes, helped make “Bluff Heights Feeds” Pantry Box located, this year, at The Bicycle Stand on Broadway near Temple Ave. a giving success. Every year, BHNA donates canned foods to the “Help Me – Help You” Food Bank so that all can share in the bounty that many of us are privileged to have. Good going, Bluff Heights.

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Celebration of Lights Winners!

Congratulations to our Celebration of Lights Winners & Generous Sponsors!

And a big THANK YOU to those that donated to the “Help Me, Help You” local food bank!

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Gold – 300 block Coronado Avenue

Professional photographer, J. Christopher Launi, will photograph the winning Home or Family. Chris has photographed many of Long Beach’s historical properties and events. (a $350.00 value)

Silver –  300 block Temple Avenue

$25.00 Gift Certificate to “Flamin Curry,” Long Beach’s newest and most tasty Indian take-out located on Broadway at Redondo Ave.

Bronze – 300 block Wisconsin Avenue

$25.00 Gift Certificate to “MVP Grill and Patio,” Long Beach’s well established restaurant serving Burgers and much more. MVP Is located on 4th Street at Temple Ave. 

Thank you to all who participated in the BHNA’s annual Celebration of Lights.  Your efforts enhance your homes and make our historic district a magical place to be during the holidays!

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