Events this Summer




Code Enforcement Meeting

This meeting gives neighbors a platform to report code violations they observe occurring in the Willmore City / Drake Park Historic District and the West End neighborhoods with a City of Long Beach Code Enforcement representative.  To learn more about the City’s Code Enforcement program, Neighborhood Services Bureau visit

NOTE:  Due to budget cuts, the Code Enforcement Meeting is now scheduled for every THREE MONTHS (June, September, and December), instead of monthly.  Our next meeting will be in September.


Monthly Meeting:  Enjoy your Summer!

We will return in September to Drake Park to have our Monthly Neighborhood Meetings.  Have a fantastic summer!


Long Beach Heritage Annual Meeting @ Bembridge House


This is Long Beach Heritages Annual Meeting.  The agenda includes a dicussion about the plans for Drake Park by Leslie Hunsaker, a talk led by Jim Danno about the Willmore Heritage Garden and the Jergins Pillar Restoration projects, and a planned attendance by Vice Mayor Garcia.

PLACE:  Historic Bembridge House

Drake Park – 953 North Park Circle, Long Beach, CA 90813

DATE:  Sunday, July 29, 2012

TIME: 2:00pm -4:00pm

Call the Long Beach Heritage office at 562-493-7019 to RSVP


Jergins Pillar Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


Please join us for a ribbon cutting celebrating the completion of the Jergins Pillar Project, located at the Willmore Heritage Garden.  The Jergins Pillar Project is the adaptive re-use of historic terra-cotta facade elements from the demolished Jergins Trust Building, that was originally located on the southeadt corner of Ocean Boulvard and Pine Avenue.  They are now a beautiful formal entryway into the future Drake/Chavez Greenbelt.

Following the ribbon cutting, there will be a continuation of the celebration with the Shoreline Winds Community Band ( concert at Drake Park.  Bring your blanket and picnic basket and enjoy a lovely summer’s day with friends and neighbors!

PLACE:  Willmore Heritage Garden – West 7th Street & Maine Avenue 90813

Drake Park – 591 Maine Avenue 90813

DATE:  Saturday, August 11, 2012

TIME: Starts at Noon

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