Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 6-22-17

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Riviera Village Summer Festival happening this weekend Sat. & Sun. from 10am-7pm. Rvsummerfestival.com  Photo by Kevin Cody

Thursday, June 22

The pressure is on

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center offers free blood pressure screening for seniors on a walk-in basis. 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Perry Park Senior Center, 2308 Rockefeller Lane, Redondo Beach. For information call (310) 318-0650 or visit redondo.org/senior.


Chow down

Custom Design presents Cooking Demo Series with Primo. International Chef Michelangelo will show how to create a 4-course Italian dinner, paired with wine. 7 – 9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Custom Design & Construction, 2001 E. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. Tickets are $85 and can be purchased at eventbrite.com/e/primo-italia-presents-chef-michelangelo-a-cooking-demo-tickets-34840787734.



South Bay artist and producer Georgette Gantner teams up with the Torrance Art Museum to present Thursday Tunes at TAM, a monthly series of live music events hosted by the museum.  Performing live this month are “Strangers on a Saturday Night” featuring organist Carey Frank, accompanied by guitarist Will Brahm and drummer Jamey Tate. 6 – 7:30 p.m. Torrance Art Museum, 3320 Civic Center Drive North, Torrance.  Suggested donation is $20. For more information, call (310) 376-5577 or visit TorranceArtMuseum.com.


Friday, June 23

Cruise at the beach

Ruby’s Car Show showcases dozens of muscle cars, street rods, exotic cars, antique cars and bikes. 4 – 7 p.m. 245 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach. (310) 376-7829.


Saturday, June 24

Go green home tour

The 14th Annual Environmental Priorities Network South Bay Solar and Green Homes Tour will help educate the public on things one can do to live more independently and sustainably. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free. For a list of tour homes contact Diane Wallace at (310) 266-1241, dmbarkwall@gmail.com or David Sweet at (310) 944-4702, david.sweet@gmail.com.


Riviera Village Summer Festival

A weekend of fun in the sun with over 200 arts & crafts, free admission, carnival rides, live music, beer garden and free shuttles from South High. Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Via El Prado, Redondo Beach. F(310) 531-8939 or visit rvsummerfestival.com.


Downtown Torrance Art Walk

Hundreds of visitors are expected in Old Torrance for the 3rd Annual Downtown Torrance Art Walk, sponsored by Destination: Art. Outstanding local artists from the South Bay will be showcased at 10 venues. 4 – 8 p.m. Downtown Old Torrance, 1317 Sartori Ave., Torrance. Free. For information call Destination: Art at (310) 742-3192 or visit destinationartsouthbay.


Sunday, June 25

Surfing 4A Cure

Be part of a surfing team and raise money for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Research Facility. Surfing 4A Cure raises awareness and funds for Pediatric Cancer Research. 8 a.m. – noon. Torrance Beach. After party at Rock & Brews, 6300 Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach. Surfing4Acure.com.


Torrance Antique Street Faire

200+ Sellers with antique and vintage treasures, plants, home decor and more… all on sale at bargain prices at the Torrance Antique Street Faire. DJ Al and live music. Antique appraisal booth – Only $3.00 per item. Antique and specialty shops open. 1:30 p.m. Torrance Historical Society Walking Tour. Lots of great restaurants, bakery, coffee shops, sports bars & tea room. 8 a.m. – 3. Downtown Old Torrance, Sartori and El Prado. For information call (310) 328-6107 or visit torranceantiquefaire.com.


Wellness tasting at Botanic Garden

The Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach’s 21st Annual Celebrate Wellness Food & Beverage Tasting features local restaurant tastings and fine wines at the South Coast Botanic Garden. 3 – 7 p.m. 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. $150 per person. To purchase tickets call (310) 376-3550 or visit CelebrateWellness.org.

Monday, June 26

All about the sharks

Join an expert team of shark spotters to learn about our local sharks. Go on the water to locations nearby that are known for frequent shark sightings. Students learn about shark behavior and the role of humans in their conservation. A shark scientist leads the class. For 4th to 8th grade students. $150 per person. Marine Innovation Hub at SEA Lab, 1021 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach. For questions email learn@waterfronteducation.org or call (310) 684-3577.

Tuesday, June 27


Manhattan Farmers Market

Over 45 food vendors offer farm fresh produce, micro greens, raw milk, eggs, seafood, nut butter, pickles, jams, Italian cheeses and pasta, vegan cheeses, herbs, flowers and seasonal produce. Trackless Train, Face Painting, Balloon Artist and community groups as well as storytelling, live music and weekly exhibitors. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Located at Metlox Plaza behind Shade Hotel, 13th Street & Morningside Drive. For information visit downtownmanhattanbeach.com.


Wednesday, June 28

Get your namaste on

Get your free yoga on at prAna in The Point Plaza, El Segundo (yoga mats included). Free and open to all ages and skill levels. Stick around for food and drinks after class. 8:30 – 9:30 p.m. 850 S. Sepulveda Blvd. For more details contact prAna at (310) 469-7765 or visit thepointsb.com.


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