About Town in Manhattan Beach: Week of Jan. 16
Mira Costa cheer clinic
The Mira Costa Cheer Squad is hosting a one-day cheer clinic on Monday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mira Costa High School gym. Kids between first and fifth grade are invited to join the cheer team for a day of learning cheer routines, dances, basic tumbling and stunts plus arts and crafts. The participants will join the Mira Costa Cheerleaders and perform at an upcoming MCHS basketball game. Online registration is available at costacheer.com for $65 per participant. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public hearing for upcoming city budget
The Manhattan Beach City Council is holding a public hearing during the regular City Council meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. for the 2014-2015 fiscal year’s city budget. Residents are encouraged to share their thoughts on the city’s spending priorities. For more information, contact finance director Bruce Moe at 310-802-5552.
Local author event at Pages Bookstore
Lori Cedergreen, a Manhattan Beach resident and mother of two, will share from her first self-published book, Ripple, at Pages Bookstore next Thursday at 7 p.m. Ripple is a contemporary romance novel about the passion of first love, the power of forgiveness and the ripple that can spread throughout your life from one decision. The book is available on amazon.com.