LONG BEACH - 07/07/2011 - (Staff Photo/Scott Varley) A small crowd gathers at Martin Luther King Jr Park to listen to the music of Boxcar 7 as part of the Sixth District Free Family Summer Activities. There were activities for children as Boxcar 7 performed their blues and R&B music. Other 6th District events this summer will include movie nights, tours and more concerts. For more info, go to www.longbeach.gov or call Councilman Dee Andrews' office at 562-570-6816.
6-year-old Shyra Gamble sits patiently still as Melissa Stent paints a butterfly on her cheek. In addition to face painting, children could also play in a bounce house and have balloon animals made.