Chinese Dragon Boat Races Coming July 27 & 28 -- Plus Add'l Events in August - At LB's Int'l Sea Festival; We Post Schedule
(July 23, 2002) -- Chinese Dragon Boat races -- a tradition featuring boats decorated to resemble fire-breating dragons -- will take place July 27 & 28, at Marine Stadium (Appian Way between 2d and Colorado Streets) starting at 8 a.m. both days.
The colorful Dragon Boat Races, free to spectators, are part of 17 beachside events (schedule below) in July and August at the 70th International Sea Festival. It's presented by LB's Dept. of Parks, Recreation & Marine in cooperation with Partners of Parks and other sponsors.
Schedule (subject to change) follows. For further info, phone (562) 570-8920.
|NAPLES ISLAND SWIM - Alamitos Bay|
|Aug. 2, 6 a.m.||FISHING RODEO - Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier|
|Aug. 3, 9 a.m.||BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENTS - Granada Courts, Menís & Womenís Unrated CBVA|
|Aug. 3, 10 a.m.||LONG BEACH SPRINT NATIONALS 2002 - Marine Stadium|
|Aug. 10, 8 a.m.||NOVICE SWIM MEET - Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool|
|Aug. 10, 8 a.m.||CATALINA SKI RACE - Queens Gateway and Pacific Ocean|
|Aug. 10, 9 a.m.||OAR AND PADDLE REGATTA - Beach at Granada and Alamitos Bay|
|Aug. 11, 9 a.m.||NOVICE DIVE MEET - King Park Pool|
|LAND MEETS SEA CAMP - Marine Stadium|
|Aug. 17, 8 a.m.||OVER THE LINE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT - Beach at Granada launch ramp|
|Aug. 17, 9 a.m.||GREAT SAND SCULPTURE CONTEST - Beach at Belmont Pool|
|Aug. 24, Sunrise||TIKI BEACH FESTIVAL AND POLYNESIAN SPECTACULAR - Beach at Granada Launch Ramp|
|Aug 24, 9 a.m.||Menís "A" CBVA BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT - Granada Courts|
|MODEL BOAT REGATTA - Colorado Lagoon|
|Aug. 31, 9 a.m.||BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENTS - Granada Courts High School Boys & Girls CBVA|