Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 7-5-18

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July 4th this year was a blast! Photo by Brad Jacobson (civiccouch.com)

Thursday, July 5


Cabrillo Marine Aquarium invites the public to join CMA Educators to clean the “Trashmageddon” after the 4th of July celebration. Find out what marine debris is doing to the ocean and help collect and categorize what is found on Cabrillo Beach. All ages. 8 – 10 a.m. Meet in front of the Olguin Auditorium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro. (310) 548-7562 or cabrillomarineaquarium.org.

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Richards’ Thursday

On the first Thursday of each month, artists, entertainers, and business people of San Pedro celebrate with an evening of open galleries, studios, street vendors, and live entertainment in the San Pedro Arts & Culture Entertainment District. Join the party and see paintings by Richard Stephens. Music by The Agent, Richard Burke. 5 – 9 p.m. The Loft, 401 S. Mesa St., San Pedro. For questions and information call (310) 291-5316 or visit Canneryrowstudios.com. 1stthursday.com.

Redondo rocks

Tenn West will be rocking the International Boardwalk Pier stage from 6 – 8 p.m. The all-ages free concerts are open to the public. Blankets or low-backed beach chairs are encouraged. A variety of food and beverages are available for take-out to enjoy during the concerts at over 30 restaurants on the Redondo Beach Pier, International Boardwalk and adjacent Redondo Beach Marina. 500 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach. For a list of band line-ups visit redondopier.com.

Friday, July 6

Lunch with the Lakers

Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce members are invited to the home of the South Bay Lakers. Come have lunch in the party suite at the brand new UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo. $25 per member or $35 non-members. Call the Chamber at (310) 545-5313 or visit business manhattanbeachchamber.com. Spots are limited so please RSVP.

Party puppet

Use your imagination and join the Party Puppet Show for an interactive exploration of comedy, music and fun. Suitable for children and families. Free. 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Hermosa Beach Library, 550 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. For information call Kay at (310) 379-8475 or visit lacountylibrary.org.

Saturday, July 7


Celebrate America’s birthday with The Sea Lab. Make red, white and blue sea life crafts. $5 for adults, kids 14 and under are free and $2 per cup of food for the fish feeding. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Sea Lab, 1021 North Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach. For additional information visit  lacorps.org/programs/the-sea-lab/ or contact Adrianne Calbreath at (310) 318-7458 or acalbreath@lacorps.org.

Surf with Al

Bring your family and friends to Family Surf Day with Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi. Free lessons, surfboard demonstrations, giveaways and fun beach activities. Show your support for the bill that establishes Surfing as the Official California State Sport. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. El Porto Beach, 40th Street and The Strand, Manhattan Beach. For more information call (310) 375-0691 or visit asmdc.org/Muratsuchi.

Guided Nature Walk

Guided hike with State Senator Ben Allen, RPV Mayor Susan Brooks and RPV councilmembers through 22-acre restoration site with cactus wren and gnatcatcher habitat. Moderate walk. 10 a.m. Alta Vicente Reserve. Park at RPV City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. For more information call (310) 541-7613.

Open adoption

Peter Zippi Memorial Fund holds open adoption hours every Saturday in an effort to place rescued cats and kittens into loving, permanent, homes. 1 – 3 p.m. All of the cats & kittens are healthy, spayed/neutered, microchipped, up to date with shots, fecal and FELV/FIV tested. Adoption fees apply. VCA Coast Animal Hospital, 1560 PCH, Hermosa Beach. peterzippifund.org/adoptions or call (310) 379-1264.

Om shanti

Harmony Yoga offers free community classes every Saturday from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m., taught by recent teacher training graduates. This class is great for both beginner and experienced yogis. Harmony Yoga, 901 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., Hermosa Beach. Register at eventbrite. For more information visit harmonyyoga.com.

Redondo rocks

Free concerts over the water while watching the incredible sunset from the end of the pier. Bring a low back chair or blanket to sit on. Smokin’ Smitty and the Masters of Music. 6 – 8 p.m. 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach. For a line-up visit redondopier.com.

Sunday, July 8

Doggie Defense

Ever witness an off-leash dog or wild animal like a coyote or snake quickly approaches and attempts to bite or injure your pooch? Or perhaps you’ve been to a dog park and watched two dogs fight? Would you know what to do? Would you know how to keep yourself and your pooch safe? 10 a.m. – noon. Redondo Beach Police Department Vincent Annex, 200 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach. $39.95 per person. Register online at PoochParamedic.com or call (424) 903-5824.

El Segundo rocks

Summer Concerts in the park series sponsored by Chevron. Free. Barbara Morrison & Bobby Barron & the Swing Thing. Gourmet Food Trucks. Free face painting and arts & crafts provided by Camp Cowabungo Day Camp. 4:30 – 6 p.m. Library Park, 600 block of Main Street, El Segundo.

Lunada Bay rocks

The Lunada Bay Homeowners Association presents the Summer Concert series. Free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Kids corner will offer arts and crafts. Bring blankets, chairs, a picnic dinner and enjoy the evening with family and friends. 5 – 7 p.m. Peninsula Symphonic Winds, Lunada Bay Park, 2201 Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates. For additional information visit lbhoa.org/.

Monday, July 9

Dead or alive

Every gardener knows the importance of soil in growing healthy plants. What type of soil is in your garden plot? What is the ideal type of soil for what you want to grow? What can you do to improve your soil? The answers and soil sample analysis will be addressed by guest speaker Kris Lauritson. 9:30 a.m. Door prizes, a plant raffle, refreshments, and friendly faces. South Coast Botanic Garden, classroom B, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. Open to the public. For information call (310) 544-1948.

Young Cancer Survivorship

Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach (CSCRB) presents this program for young adults diagnosed with cancer before their early 40s (regardless of current age). Held the second and fourth Monday of each month, participants can connect with other young adults who have just been diagnosed, are undergoing treatment or are several years finished with treatment. Family and friends are welcome. 6 – 8 p.m. 109 W. Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach. Call (310) 376-3550 or visit cancersupportredondobeach.org.


The City of Redondo Beach public workshop to obtain community input for future replacement of the King Harbor Sportfishing Pier. 6:30 p.m. Harbor Commission Meeting City Council Chambers, 415 Diamond St., Redondo Beach. For questions or additional information contact Geraldine Trivedi in the Public Works Department Geraldine.trivedi@redondo.org or at (310) 318-0661 x2036.

Mindful yoga

Get your namaste on with Beach Cities free fitness series, a free community-wide event that brings together Beach Cities residents, fitness and fun. All ages and ability levels are welcome. Free. Invite your friends and family to join. 6:30 p.m. South Side of the Manhattan Beach Pier. Visit bchd.org/freefitness for a full schedule of events and to register.

Tuesday, July 10

Farm fresh

Torrance Certified Farmers Market. Shop for fresh California grown produce in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Every Tuesday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance.

3D intro

A 3D Printing tech and design class featuring the MākMō. Grades 6 – 12. Free. 4 – 6 p.m. Manhattan Beach Library, 1320 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach. For question call (310) 545-8595.



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