Select Beer Store will host a special New Belgium Brewing celebration on Thursday from 5-10 p.m. The event will feature limited release beers and special keg taps. Select Beer Store is located at the Redondo Beach Riviera Village at 1612 S. PCH.
Back to school at the Galleria
Photo by John Healy
Shoppers enjoyed retailer discounts, free style consultations, free beauty tips and more, at South Bay Galleria’s Teen Vogue Back-To-School Saturday Event.
Free concert on the pier
The 2012 Summer of Music on the Pier will host Christian Anthony, an acoustic rock band on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. The Leadership Class of 2011 will also be there selling CD’s to raise money for bike racks around the city. On Saturday from 6-9 p.m., West Swell, a Reggae band, will be play on the pier. All concerts are free on the Redondo Beach Pier.
Great food for a good cause
The Knights of Columbus will be hosting their monthly fundraising dinner on Friday from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 214 Avenue I. Visit http://kofc1990.org/dinners.html to RSVP for either seating, or call Nick Tesi at 310-717-2937.
The Redondo Beach pier hosts the 10th annual Chalk Art Festival this Saturday starting at noon. Artists of all ages are invited to take part in this event by turning the pier into a canvas over the water. There will be art, music and fun for the entire family. Prizes are awarded! Visit www.redondopier.com for more information. ER
Photo by Adrienne Slaughter
Fundraiser for Ekbatani
Friends and neighbors came together for a silent auction at On the Rocks on Saturday for Nick Ekbatani, who lost his left leg in a motorcycle accident earlier in the summer. His mother Tracy, his sister Kaylah and Cindy Pearson hold up a Jim Mora signed UCLA helmet, donated for the silent auction. They raised around $1,000. To donate, visit www.gofundme.com/venb8
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