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Lt. Tim Turek

Police Memorial

A memorial for Hermosa Beach Police Lt. Tim Turek, a Medal of Valor honoree who passed away from a rare cancer of the bone marrow two months ago, will be 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24 in the City Council chambers, Valley Drive and Pier Avenue. Turek was decorated along with officers Dana Reinhardt and Kurt Michel after they pulled an unconscious person from a burning house in 1994.

Punk art

A 30-year retrospective of South Bay punk rock concert posters, show flyers, album covers and gig photos will be 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Hermosa Beach Historical Museum, 710 Pier Ave. The exhibit will stand until April 1. For more, contact jani.lange@gmail.com or southbayjared@aol.com or annieseawrightnewton@yahoo.com.

Drum circle

The Free to be Me Drum Circle will heal and groove once again at the Hermosa Beach Pier noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. All are welcome and the drumming is free.

Touchable art

Java Man coffeehouse is currently hosting the touchable work of local artist and Mailbox master Jon LaMar. A reception with the artist will be 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, Feb. 21 at the coffeehouse, 157 Pier Ave.

School meeting

A kindergarten parent meeting (no children) is 12:45 p.m., Thursday, March 18 in the multipurpose room at Hermosa View School, 1800 Prospect Ave. Enrollment packets will be available. Registration will begin the next day, and parents are urged to turn in registrations by March 26 to help educators assess staffing needs for the coming school year.

City budget

The city budget for the next fiscal year will be discussed 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 at the City Council chambers, Valley Drive just south of Pier Avenue. For more information call 310-318-0225. ER

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