Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calender 7/10/14-7/16/14

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GI Joe Charles motivates his “soldiers” to reach the next level of physical achievement at the Summer Pier to Pier Run/Walk. Photo by Chelsea Sektnan

GI Joe Charles motivates his “soldiers” to reach the next level of physical achievement at the Summer Pier to Pier Run/Walk. Photo by Chelsea Sektnan

Thursday 10
Summer of Music. Free Concerts on the Pier presented by the Redondo Pier Association. 6 – 8 p.m. High Tide, Surf Rock. Bring a beach chair or blanket. Redondo Beach Pier, 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach. For a concert schedule go to redondopier.com.

Peninsula Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sale. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Rd, Rolling Hills Estates. For more information call 310-377-9584 x264.


Friday 11
Economic Forum and Business Expo: South Bay 2020. Breakfast buffet and networking opportunities followed by the program, two hours of packed business information. Speakers include Bruce Moe, the Finance Director of the City of Manhattan Beach, leaders in Seal Beach, Dana Point, Venice and Manhattan Beach’s downtown communities and key commercial developers in the South Bay. Manhattan Beach Marriott, 1400 Parkview Ave., Manhattan Beach. 7 – 11 a.m. Register now at ManhattanBeachChamber.com.

South Bay Greek Festival. A three day event. Music, Games, dancing and the Best Greek Food in Town! 722 Knob Hill, Redondo Beach. Friday 5 – 10 p.m., Saturday Noon – 10 p.m., Sunday Noon – 9 p.m. For more information call 310-540-2434 or visit sbgreekfestival.com.

The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Hermosa Beach Library, 550 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach. Call 310-379-8475 or go to colapublib.org.

Paws to Read. A kids summer reading program. Amazing Bubbles. Join us for an afternoon of bubble science featuring Bubble Mania and Company. 3 – 4 p.m. Hermosa Beach Library, 550 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach. 310-379-8475 colapublib.org.

Come to the historic clubhouse of the Woman’s Club of Redondo Beach for a game of Bunco. 10 a.m. – 12 noon 400 S. Broadway, Redondo Beach, corner of Pearl & Broadway. Lite refreshments and game prizes. Cost $5. RSVP by calling 310-316-9766 and leave name, telephone, & number of guests.


Saturday 12
Run in the Summer Pier to Pier Run/Walk. From Hermosa Beach Pier to Manhattan Beach Pier and back in the sand. 7 a.m. Register today at mbbootcamp.com or call Joe Charles at 310-980-9339.

Summer of Music Free Concerts on the Pier presented by the Redondo Pier Association. 6 – 8 p.m. West Swell, Reggae. Bring a beach chair or blanket. Redondo Beach Pier, 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach. For a concert schedule go to redondopier.com.

Second Saturday by Wife.org. A recurring workshop that takes place every second Saturday of every month. 8:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Malaga Cove Library, Gallery Room, 2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates. A four hour workshop with information for women considering divorce or already in the divorce process. This workshop addresses the legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce in a logical, yet compassionate way. Call Vickie Adams at 310-514-0240 or visit FinanciallyAwareWoman.com.

The secrets to a Successful Remodel. Free seminar. Learn about selecting a remodeling company, the latest trends, and insights on what to expect. 2001 E. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. 10 a.m. Space is limited, rsvp today by calling 310-815-4815 or online at VisitCustomDesign.com/Remodeling-Seminars.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Nature Walk. 9 a.m. Meet at Alta Vicente Reserve, 30940 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos Verdes. For a schedule of events go to pvplc.org.

Coed beach volleyball teams compete in a costume of a similar theme for the ultimate prize. North Side of Hermosa Beach Pier. Put on by Smack Sportswear. Free For Spectators. Beach check-in (and late registration) the morning of the event opens at 8 a.m. Deadline for checking-in is 8:30 a.m. SHARP. Pre-registered players arriving after 8:30 will be placed on the bottom of the Wait List. Visit vbventures.com.


Sunday 13
South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society Club member Gary Duke will present “On the Cacti Trail in Southern Peru.” Lots of pictures of the tall columnar which you don’t see in the states, and a lot of the small globular ones as well. Cultural pictures, a bit on farming methods and a few scenics. Don’t miss pictures of the largest bromeliad on the planet – Puya raymondii – come and see how large it really is! 1:30 p.m. South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. For more information visit southcoastcss.org.

The Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park Series presents Tomasina, Rock n’ Roll music. 5 – 7 p.m. Free to the public. Polliwog Park, 1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Manhattan Beach. For a concert schedule please visit citymb.info/concertsinthepark.

Bridge USA presents Bridge USA Japanese Summer Festival. The Festival that features over sixty booths filled with food, kimonos, and souvenirs, featuring martial arts demonstrations, professional dancers, live music, and a traditional Mikoshi parade. Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Visit bridgeusa.com.


Monday 14
Acupuncture and Cancer Care. Cancer Support Community, Redondo Beach hosts Angela C. Lai, L.Ac., Dipl. OM (NC CA OM) of Ageless Acupuncture and Herb Center. Learn the basics of how acupuncture can help maintain and restore normal bodily functions before, during and after chemotherapy and/or radiation. 6 – 8 p.m. 109 West Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach. Advance registration required 310-376-3550 or visit the website at cancersupportredondobeach.org.

Beach Cities Democratic Club meeting. An opportunity to meet Sandra Fluke, our guest speaker. 7 p.m. Arjay Plaza, 23211 Hawthorne Blvd., 3rd floor, Torrance. Visit standwithsandra.org/sandra_s_story.

South Coast Fuchsia Society Meeting. Water-wise gardening, Bill McDonnell with the Metropolitan Water District. 9:30 a.m. South Coast Botanic Garden, Classroom B, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. Visit southcoastbotanicgarden.org.


Tuesday 15
And the beat goes on…Getting to the Heart of the Matter. Learn prevention and intervention in Cardiovascular Disease, updates on guidelines for elevated cholesterol and blood pressure, and replacement of the aortic valve. 7:30 p.m. Shade Hotel, 1221 N. Valley Dr., Manhattan Beach. Free, reservations suggested. Call 310-517-4703 or visit TorranceMemorial.org/MOLBeach.


Wednesday 16
Your eyes: The Windows to Your Health. It’s often said ‘the eyes are the window of the soul,” but they also reveal the state of your overall health. 7 p.m. 3330 Lomita Blvd., Torrance. Free Question, please call 310-517-4711. 3330 Lomita Blvd, Torrance, enter Medical Center Dr. from Lomita Blvd. or Skypark Dr. Park in the West Parking Structure. Enter the Health Conference Center. Visit TorranceMemorial.org/MOLBeach.

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