Longshoremen Weekend Guide: Thanksgiving Week

This week and weekend is all about free family photos, Turkey trots and a holiday celebration with snow, Santa and reindeer. Your Longshoremen Weekend Guide is ready! What will you do this weekend? And don’t be ashamed if your answer involves enjoying leftover turkey.

Happening until the end of November
Free Family Photos
Costs and details: JCPenney portraits studios free offer includes sitting fees, a printed 8×10 portrait and a digital copy of the same pose (in low resolution). Customers may also select and order 36 or more 4×7 greeting cards featuring their photo for 50 cents per card. This offer ends on 11/30/2012. Visit the jcp website for details and participating locations near you.

Thursday, November 22
Long Beach Turkey Trot
Event starts at 7 AM
Admission: $40. Get moving before hitting up the turkey and mashed potatoes. Choose from a 7 AM, 9 AM or 10 AM run/walk. 5 K or 10K options are available, but check the event website for availability and details. Location: 1 Bennett Avenue in Long Beach, CA.

33rd Annual Harry Sutter Memorial Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Fun Run
Check-in/registration: 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM
Fun Run begins at 8 AM
Admission: $35. Another Thanksgiving run to get your body moving! A post-run drawing will also take place. Participants are encouraged to bring canned food items to help those in need throughout the South Bay. Visit the event website for more details. Location:¬†Start and Finish will take place at the Sam’s Club Parking Lot (Torrance Crossroads Center) in Torrance, CA.

Friday, November 23
Old Pasadena Holiday Celebration
4 PM to 8 PM
Admission: FREE. Enjoy 20 tons of snow on Pasadena’s Holly Street along with reindeer, a kid’s craft area, holiday painting classes, live music and choral performances, a tree lighting ceremony (on Hugus Alley – One Colorado Courtyard) and Santa himself. Please visit the event website for more details. Locations:¬†21 E. Holly Street and Hugus Alley in Pasadena, CA.

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