LONG BEACH - The Long Beach Unified School District is inviting incoming kindergartners and their parents to attend a series of kindergarten festivals designed to give new kindergartners a sneak peak of what's to come this fall.

Coordinated by the Long Beach Early Childhood Education Committee, the Saturday festivals include parent workshops, free school supplies, dental screenings and other activities.

The Saturday festivals are planned for 9 a.m. to noon at the following locations:

Jan. 12 at Dooley Elementary School, 5075 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach;

Feb. 2 at Alvarado Elementary School, 1900 E. 21st St., Signal Hill;

March 2 at International Elementary School, 700 Locust Ave., Long Beach.

Free flu shots will be available to the first 100 people at the first two festivals.

For more information call 562-435-4080, Ext. 19.

- Kelly Puente


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