South Bay Girls Night Out: A summer benefit runway show and takes place at Terranea Resort. 7 p.m. cocktail hour, 8 p.m. runway show, 9 p.m. shopping boutique. Ticket at oursouthbay.com.Terranea Resort, Meadows Lawn, 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes.
A tribute to mothers: Torrance Memorial Hospice presents a special event to honor the memory of the mother figure in your life, Memories of Mother Celebratory Tea. High-tea menu, musical entertainment. Guests are invited to bring photos of their mothers and to wear their favorite hat. The minimum age is 14 years. 2 – 4 p.m. Torrance Memorial Medical Center Hoffman Health Conference Center, 3330 Lomita Blvd., Torrance. Donations are welcome with proceeds to benefit Torrance Memorial Hospice. Space is limited; reservations are required. (310)517-4694.
“Springtime Splendor”: The Palos Verdes Woman’s Club’s 58th Annual Garden Tour features five homes which will be opened for viewing. 10 – 4 p.m. All proceeds go to scholarships for Peninsula High Seniors and to area charities. A gourmet box lunch is included and will be served at Hesse Park, Rancho Palos Verdes. 11a.m. – 2 p.m. Info and tickets call 310-541-1237 or 310-373-2558, email email@example.com or see pvwomansclub.org.
“The Future of Succulents in Garden Design”: South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society along with Attila Kapitany will present a lecture on succulents. 1:30 p.m. South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. See southcoastcss.org for info.
Yoga on the Beach: Beach Cities Free Fitness Series public workouts are held each Monday at 6:30 p.m. through August 25th. Yoga on the beach, south of the Manhattan Beach Pier through May 19th, Zumba dance starts June 2nd – 30th at Alta Vista Park, Redondo Beach and July 7th through 28th at Jefferson Elementary School, Redondo Beach. Boot camp starts August 4th through 25th at Valley Park, Hermosa Beach. Free and open to everyone. Go to bchd.org or call 310-374-3426.
Torrance Artists Guild meeting: Artist Neal Von Flue will demonstrate and offer commentary and techniques centered on the intersection of traditional and digital art. 7 p.m. Ken Miller Center, 3341 Torrance Blvd., Torrance. The meeting is open to the public. torranceartistsguild.org
Happy Hats: Volunteer sewers, cutters and crafters needed. Join a fun workshop and make a difference in the lives of hospitalized children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses in 50 hospitals throughout the US and Israel. Sew, cut patterns, or decorate Happy Hats each Tuesday from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. 923 Van Ness Ave, Torrance. Call 310-787-0970 to reserve your seat. happyhatsforkids.org