Beach Blanket Bassets

August 4: Join the Basset Hound Rescue of Southern California for a beach day full of fun. Includes the Hound Swimsuit Competition (prize awarded). Have fun splashing around in the very gentle surf with your favorite hound(s). Activities planned. Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rosie’s Dog Beach, 4800 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach (between Granada and Rycroft Ave). (949) 484-9065,