Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 7-13-17

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Outdoor concerts abound during summer months. Redondo Pier concerts take place Thursdays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. Polliwog Park concerts on Sundays, 5 p.m. The Point in El Segundo Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 13

Learn and don’t get burned

If you’ve spent much time in the sun, had a blistering sunburn or ever used tanning booths or sunlamps, come to this free lecture. Sun exposure is the main cause of skin cancer. The earlier cancer is found, the easier it is to treat. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center, 4101 Torrance Blvd., Torrance. Free. Seating is limited. Reserve your space by calling (888) 432-5464 or visit california.providence.org/events/.

Rocking Redondo

Summer of Music at the Redondo Beach Pier featuring Palechubs, jazz/reggae. 6 – 8 p.m. 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach, at the west end of the Pier. Free. Bring a beach chair or blanket to sit on. For a list of concerts visit redondopier.com/events/.

 

Friday, July 14

Where Greeks meet

Enjoy the best Greek food in town at the South Bay Greek Festival. Live music, games, dancing and fun. $2 per person, $1 seniors, and kids under 12 are free. Fri. 5 – 10 p.m., Sat. noon – 10 p.m.. Sun. noon – 9 p.m. 722 Knob Hill Avenue, Redondo Beach. For more information visit SBgreekfestival.com or call (310) 540-2434.

Lobster Fest

The Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival food and music weekend on the waterfront, San Pedro. Come for the feast, stay for the fun. Fri. 5 – 11 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. South Harbor Blvd., San Pedro. For information visit Lobsterfest.com.

 

Saturday, July 15

Used book sale

Hermosa Beach Friends of the Library used book sale. 9 a.m. – noon. 1309 Bard Street, Hermosa Beach, behind Stars Antiques, one-half block west of the library. Most hardcover books: $1, paperbacks .50, children books half price. 550 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Hbfol.org.

Cruising

Automobile Driving Museum presents The Art of the Classic Ride Aircooled Volkswagen and Vintage Scooter Rally. Registration is $25 per car, $10 per scooter, includes one guest and a raffle ticket. Tickets are $10 per person, $8 seniors, $5 children (11 – 17), kids 10 and under are free. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 610 Lairport Street, El Segundo. Call (310) 909-0950 or visit automobiledrivingmuseum.org.


Live at the Library

The Palos Verdes Library District live concert series featuring INCA, The Peruvian Ensemble. 2 – 3 p.m. Miraleste Library Deck, 29089 Palos Verdes Dr E, Rancho Palos Verdes. Free.

Family Art

Free hands-on art activities promote experimentation and exploration the first and third Saturdays of the month. Advanced registration is required. 2:30 – 4:40 p.m. Manhattan Beach Art Center, Studio B, 1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd. For more information call (310) 802-5440 or visit citymb.info.

 

Sunday, July 16

Music on a Sunday afternoon

Summer Concert at Polliwog Park Amphitheater with Blue Breeze. 5 – 7 p.m. 1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach. For a list of the upcoming summer concerts visit citymb.info.

Ready Willing & Mabel

The Palos Verdes Symphonic Band present Ready Willing & Mabel outdoors on the meadow at the South Coast Botanic Garden. 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, with free admission for children 12 years and younger, and are available in the Garden courtyard just prior to concert. Bring a blanket or comfortable lawn chair and a picnic.  26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. For further information call (310) 792-8286 or visit pvsband.org.

 

Monday, July 17

Free namaste

De-stress with Beach Cities Free Fitness Series Mindful Yoga. All ages and ability levels are welcome to participate. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Bring a yoga mat and water. On the Manhattan Beach sand, just south of the pier. Mindful Yoga dates are July 17, 24 and 31. Visit bchd.org/freefitness for a full schedule of events and to register.

Tuesday, July 18

Its certified

Shop for fresh California grown produce in a fun and friendly atmosphere at the Torrance Farmers Market. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. Free. For information call (310) 781-7520 or visit TorranceCA.Gov.

Melt method

Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach (CSCRB) hosts Nancy Starr, massage therapist and Melt Instructor, a self-help technique that uses small balls on the hands and feet to balance the nervous system and rehydrate connective tissue. All equipment provided. Advance registration required. 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. 109 West Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach. Call (310) 376-3550 or visit the website at cancersupportredondobeach.org.

Summer reads

Book discussion led by Senior Librarian Erin Schoonover. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Redondo Beach Main Library, conference room, 2nd floor, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. For more information call (310) 318-0675, option 5. redondo.org/library.

 

Wednesday, July 19

Shred it

Everyone is welcome to this free shred event sponsored by the Torrance Community Credit Union. 9 a.m. – noon. 1511 Cravens Ave., Torrance. Call (310) 618-9111 for more information.

Get ready

Join the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial to learn about the

End of Life Act, most commonly referred to as the physician-assisted suicide law. Nilesh Vora, M.D., medical director, Palliative Care, will lead the seminar and explain the rules and regulations regarding the End of Life Act from a physician’s perspective. This is a free event. Call (562) 933-1867 with questions. 4 – 5 p.m. Treatment Planning Room, 3rd Floor, Todd Cancer Pavilion, 2810 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach.

Better safe than sorry

A Child Passenger Safety Technician will be on hand for drop-in education to keep your kids safe in the car. Head back to school or bring your baby home from the hospital in the safest way. Learn about safety seat recalls, expiration dates, following safety seat and vehicle manufacturers’ instructions for correct use or schedule your group or club for a class. For more information, call (310) 318-5111.

Get to The Point

Summer music series at The Point. Bring your blankets and get ready to groove with Wave Riders. Stop by the registration table for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to a participating location at The Point. 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 850 S. Sepulveda Blvd., El Segundo. Thepointsb.com.

 

Friday, July 21

Movies on the shore

The Department of Beaches and Harbors presents free family-friendly movie screenings on the sand, by the waves, and under the stars at the Dockweiler Youth Center. Bring blankets and bundle up. Gourmet food truck on-site starting at 6 p.m. Movie starts at 8 p.m. Lilo and Stitch. 12505 Vista Del Mar, Playa Del Rey. For more information call (310) 726-4128.

Seussical

Musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based on the books of Dr. Seuss. 8 p.m. Tickets $24/$22. James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Dr., Torrance. For tickets and additional showtimes call (310) 781-7171 or visit aeaclubs.org.

 

Saturday, July 22

It’s on fire

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy presents Jon Wren, Ph.D., P.E., to discuss wildland fires, their effects and influence on land development in Southern California. 11 a.m. White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 W Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro. Sign up at pvplc.org or (310) 541-7613.

Meet Trisha Yearwood

Trisha Yearwood is a three time Grammy winning vocalist, a Food Network star, and bestselling cookbook author whose recipes reflect an evolved approach to Southern comfort food. Her new food collaboration with Williams Sonoma features five essential (and easy!) items that simplify hosting, gift-giving, or family dinner. Meet Trisha at Williams Sonoma, Manhattan Village from 1 – 3 p.m. 3200 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach. $32.65 per person. Reserve your spot at eventbrite.com or call Williams Sonoma at (310) 546-1900.

A magical night

White Light White Night is a charity event to raise much needed funds for Walk With Sally. WLWN will be a night to remember with: a live musical guest, a Taste of LA from amazing restaurants, auctions and special signature cocktails. A truly magical night to celebrate the triumphant spirit of families impacted by cancer. 6 – 9 p.m. Top of the Plaza at Continental Park, 870 S. Nash Street, El Segundo. Wear your white! To purchase tickets visit e.gesture.com/events/5KU/ or call (310) 322-3900.

 

Sunday, July 23

An idyllic evening

Peninsula Symphony presents Summer Pops Concert: Around The World in 60 Minutes, Esther Keel, piano. Free. 5 p.m. Redondo Union High School, 222 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. For information call (310) 544-0320 or visit pensym.org.

 

Monday, July 24

Tattoos by Design

World renowned tattoo artists Jiro Onizuka and Hori Chuy will discuss the art and artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos. Free. No registration is required. 6:30 p.m. Southeast Library, 23115 Arlington Ave., Torrance. For more information call the Southeast Library at (310) 530-5044. torranceca.gov/library/. 

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