File photo of a beach cleanup.

Several Long Beach neighborhood groups are hosting 12 clean-up events across the city Saturday in celebration of Earth Day.

Led by graduates of the city’s Neighborhood Leadership Program, the morning clean-ups will include sweeping and trash collecting throughout Long Beach’s streets, alleyways, and other public areas.

Over 100 volunteers will participate in the clean-ups, including students from Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach City College, and Cal State Dominguez Hills, along with representatives from various organizations such as the Andy Street Community Association and Conservation Corps of Long Beach.

The volunteers intend to gather up to 100 tons of trash in support of environmental sustainability and as part of special service assistance to residents and businesses during the pandemic.

The 12 locations involved in the clean-up are as follows:

  • AOC7 Neighborhood Association, 1175 E. 11th St., 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Belmont Heights Community Association/United Methodist Church, 317 Termino Ave., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association, 4321 Atlantic Ave., 8 a.m. to Noon
  • California Heights Neighborhood Association, 643 Wardlow Road, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Collins Neighborhood Association, 6025 Coke Ave., 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • East Village, 4th Street and Elm Avenue, 8 a.m. to Noon
  • Linden-Roosevelt Association, 1547 Linden Ave., 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Long Beach Environmental Alliance, 210 E. Third St., 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Longwood Neighborhood Association, 191 W. Trafford St., 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Sunny Central Neighborhood Association, 901 E. Hill St., 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Willmore City Heritage Association, 932 Daisy Ave., 9 a.m. to Noon
  • 8th District Council Office, W. 52nd Street and DeForest Avenue, 10 a.m. to Noon

COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed.