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About Town - Manhattan Beach

Wall debuts Friday

Thanks to a generous donation from the Hometown Fair 10K Run Committee, the city of Manhattan Beach will unveil its newest addition, a bouldering wall, at a Manhattan Heights ceremony Friday at 5:30 p.m. The wall is designed for ages six and above, but youths under age 13 must climb with adult supervision. The Manhattan Heights Park is located at 1600 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach.

Garden Room park talk

On Sept. 28 from 7-9 p.m., the group calling itself Residents for a Quality City will conduct a workshop for local residents who want to convert the Metlox site into a park. Two landscape architects will be on hand to present their concept plans for the park. The public is invited to comment on the plans and make suggestions. The workshop will be in the Garden Room at Barnabey's Hotel on Sepulveda in Manhattan Beach. Admission is free.

VOICE needs volunteers

The environmental group VOICE is looking for volunteers to help with its huge Earth Day 2000 Celebration & Concert, set for April 2000. It also is getting an early start soliciting clubs, service organizations, schools and environmentally friendly vendors to participate on the day of the event. For more information or to volunteer, call Patrick Tanaka at 310-374-2369.

Lions book pickup

The Lions Club of Manhattan Beach, continuing the service initiated last year by Lionel and Donna McQuillon, will pick up books donated to the Manhattan Beach Friends of the Library for its monthly book sales. Call Lion Lionel McQuillon at 310-545-3578 to arrange a pickup, whether it's one book or an entire lot.


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