South Bay Community Calendar 6-15-17
Thursday, June 15
A simple thing to do
Help patients, honor loved ones by donating blood with the Red Cross. Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help. 1 – 7 p.m. El Segundo Masonic Lodge, 520 Main Street, El Segundo. Make an appointment by visiting redcrossblood.org or calling (800) 733-2767.
Meet Redondo’s new Mayor and City Council and enjoy some of California’s best craft beer, wine and eats. Info (310) 623-1733 or email Luis@LAVALosAngeles.co. Redondo Beach Pier at 2talk, 121 W. Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach (upper parking level & business center).
Friday, June 16
Cool cars and cool people
Cruise at the Beach every Friday night. Bring your muscle car, street rod, exotic or bike to Ruby’s Diner, 245 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach. For questions contact Larry at (310) 962-7438 or Ruby’s Diner (310) 376-7829. facebook.com/Rubys-Car-Show-Redondo-Beach-128984413844286/.
Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce Installation and Community Banquet honoring man and woman of the year, city employee of the year and volunteer of the year. Wear festive Mardi Gras clothing, masks and beads to add the final touch to the festive mood. The first 50 guests in costume receive a Mardi Gras Martini Glass. 5:30 – 10 p.m Portofino Hotel, 260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach. $75 per person. For tickets call the Chamber at (310) 376-6911 or visit redondochamber.org/events/Chamber-of-Commerces-110th-Annual-Installation-and-Community-Banquet-2233/details.
Puttin’ On Production presents Disney Camp Rock the Musical. 6:30 p.m. Hermosa Beach Playhouse, 710 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach. Tickets available online at Puttinonproductions.com or at the door. For questions call (310) 546-5544.
Saturday, June 17
Hermosa Beach Friends of the Library Used Book Sale. 9 a.m. – noon. 1309 Bard Street, Hermosa Beach. hbfol.org.
Old paint. Solvents. Batteries. Computers. These are some of the hazardous waste items you can bring to a roundup for recycling. Free drive-thru, drop-off is a quick, convenient, and common-sense way to dispose of materials too toxic to trash or dump in a storm drain. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. American Honda, 1919 Torrance Blvd., Torrance. For more information or an event schedule, contact: 1(888) Clean-LA, CleanLA.com or 1(800) 238-0172. Lacsd.org.
Take a hike
Hike with the Los Serenos De Point Vicente Docents at Ocean Trails Reserve. Walk the public trail system and enjoy the vistas and summer blooming habitat. 10 a.m. Meet at the lot at the end of La Rotunda Drive. For more information, call (310) 377-5370 or visit losserenos.org.
Artsy place to hang
June Bloom Art exhibit and cocktail reception at Artlife Gallery. Hang out, meet the artists and enjoy some live entertainment.6-9:30 p.m. Artlife Gallery, 720 C S. Allied Way, Plaza El Segundo, El Segundo. (310) 938-2511. artlifesouthbay.com.
Sunday, June 18
Job Shadow at AofP
Students ages 13 to 17 years shadow an aquarium professional at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific 9 a.m. – noon. Four rotating themed programs. $35 for members; $39 for non; aquarium admission not included. To reserve call 562-590-3100 ext. 0 or visit www.aquariumofpacific.org. 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach.
South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society meeting with Gary Duke’s program “Bolivia-Part 1” View photos of more than 50 species of cactus and succulents, drone shots of the Bolivian Andes and a bit of the Bolivian culture. Come at 1 p.m. to buy plants and have refreshments. Program at 1:30 p.m. South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. For more information visit southcoastcss.org.
Monday, June 19
Dance and move
Presented by Dance 1 Studios, children and their care-givers are invited to a fun-filled thirty minutes of dancing and moving, with a focus on direction following. 11 – 11:30 a.m. Redondo Beach Public Library-Main, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. For questions call the Children’s information desk (310) 318-0675 x6 or visit redondo.org.
Tuesday, June 20
Summer kick off
Sea Lab and Waterfront Education host a Summer Solstice Beach Party Fundraiser. Live music, silent auction, appetizers, and wacky games. Invite friends and be part of the first annual Beach Bash. 5:30 – 9 p.m. $35 per person. Chart House Private Sand Area, 231 Yacht Club Way, Redondo Beach. To purchase tickets or make a donation visit waterfronteducation.org/summer-solstice/ or call (310) 684-3577.
Wednesday, June 21
These feet were made for walking, if you can’t walk on it, seek treatment. Learn about common foot and ankle ailments that trip you up, such as bunions, stress fractures, tendonitis and sprains. Hear from experts about surgical and non-surgical treatments to help you get back on your feet fast. 7 p.m. 3330 Lomita Blvd., Torrance. Free. If you have any questions call (310) 517-4711.