April 2024 Peninsula Calendar

The view of Abalone Cove. Easy Reader file photo


Through Saturday, April 27

Art exhibit featuring The Artists’ Studio of PV

Works of local artists well known on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Colorful paintings in acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, and graphite, as well as ceramics and wall hangings. Founded in 1998, The Artists’ Studio of Palos Verdes is a professional artist co-operative affiliated with Palos Verdes Art Center. Open for viewing during regular library hours. Malaga Cove Library, 2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates. Hours: Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Information: pvld.org


Through Thursday, April 7

PVHS Advanced Photography: In the Shadows 

The PVHS advanced art students collaboratively organize, create, advertise, and put on their own exhibition of work to share with the community. This year’s show theme is In the Shadows. Each piece on display represents the student artist’s unique visual interpretation on this specific topic. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Estate. Hours: Sun. 1 – 5 p.m., Mon. – Thurs. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Fri. 2 – 6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Information: pvld.org

1 Monday


Team Taiko drum classes at Grand Vision

Taiko is a Japanese traditional drumming practice that, over the last several decades, has become a global phenomenon. Since 2013, Grand Vision has partnered with leading taiko instructors to bring the art form to the South Bay. open to all skill levels and abilities, from beginners to seasoned musicians. Classes offered in person and streamed live via zoom. 7 – 8 p.m. The Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro. Sign Up: grandvision.org, (310) 833-4813.


Distinguished Speaker series at LB

H.R. McMaster, retired US Army Lieutenant General & former National Security Advisor. Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster was assistant to the president for National Security Affairs from 2017-2018. He is renowned and distinguished as a pre-eminent “warrior-thinker” and “iconoclast general.” 8 – 9:30 p.m. Terrace Theater, Long Beach Performing Arts Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach. Tickets: speakersla.com/speakers/h-r-mcmaster.


4 Thursday


San Pedro’s FirstThursday

For nearly 25 years, the First Thursday ArtWalk in San Pedro has showcased local artists and business owners, bringing back visitors to the historic core of downtown San Pedro. Featuring more than 30 galleries and studios, San Pedro offers an unparalleled art district experience. 5 – 7 p.m. S. Mesa Street/7th Street. Details: 1stthursday.net.


Labyrinth walk and guided meditation RB

Meditation helps to develop the skill to relax and with consistent practice, it is said that you might feel 10% happier. To those of us who feel we have untapped talents to offer, meditation inspires creativity with ideas that may not have occurred to you before. Bring socks to wear when walking on the labyrinth canvas. Redondo Beach Center for Spiritual Living, 907 Knob Hill Ave., Redondo Beach. Park on Knob Hill and enter double doors on your left. Information: Jane (310) 782-9750.


5 Friday


Ben Rosenblum at Collage

Award-winning New York City jazz pianist and accordionist Ben Rosenblum at Collage. 7 – 8 p.m. 731 S. Pacific Ave., San Pedro. Tickets: collageartculture.org, (424) 450-8239.


Jack of Hearts with Scarlet Rivera at Grand Annex

The Jack of Hearts Band seeks to authentically replicate the sound of Dylan – from the early ‘60s folk scene to the Blonde on Blonde album, the Woodstock retreat to masterpieces such as Blood on the Tracks and beyond. Two shows, Sat. and Sun. 8 p.m. 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro. Tickets: grandvision.org, (310) 833-4813. 


6 Saturday


Open House at AltaSea

The Ti’at Society will introduce “Moomat Ahiko” in a ceremonial event, shedding light on the history and importance of the first Tongva traditional ‘Tiat” plank canoe constructed since the 1800’s. Storytelling and cultural sharing. Free. 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. AltaSea Berth 57.5, 2451 Signal St., San Pedro. Information: altasea.org/event/open-house-the-first-boat.


Saturdays rock at Collage

Love rock music enough to get out of bed and play it every third Saturday morning each month? 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Conducted by Mark Warnholz, who will coach those who would like some practice and instruction for the first hour. After that, the more experienced are welcome to join in and show their chops. 731 S. Pacific Ave., San Pedro. RSVP: collageartculture.org, (424) 450-8239.


Incendio with Ardeshir Farah at Alvas Showroom

The acclaimed Los-Angeles-based group Incendio performs original “world guitar” compositions, featuring incredible guitar-playing across a variety of genres: latin, middle-eastern, and celtic grooves. $25. 8 p.m. Alvas, 1417 W. 8th Street, San Pedro. Tickets: alvasshowroom.com, (310) 833-3281.


Docent guided nature walk in RPV

Walk through coastal sage habitat along the eastern bluff of the Reserve. Coastal views, WWII sites and possible gray whale sightings. Moderate. Park on La Rotonda Dr. at Twin Harbors View Drive. Meet at the sign-in table which will be set on the sidewalk of Twin Harbors View Drive at 9 a.m. The hike will take place though the Coastal sage scrub habitat along the Eastern Bluff of Trump National Golf Course. Hike is 1 and 1/2 to 2 hours duration. Bring water and wear sturdy closed toe shoes. Rain cancels the hike. Free, and all ages are welcome. The theme for this walk is “Modern History of PV and San Pedro”. Information: losserenosrpv.org, or call (310)544-5260 (PVIC Front Desk).


PVLC Volunteer Team Leader Training at White Point

Be a Team Leader using your expertise or gain brand new skills to provide support and oversight of other volunteers during outdoor restoration events. If you love restoring habitat and working with others, this program is for you!  This training will be delivered in an outdoor space. Bring closed-toe shoes and sun protection. All volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and register in advance to participate. 10 a.m – 1 p.m. White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro. Sign up: pvplc.volunteerhub.com.


Family Nature Walk at George F Canyon 

Naturalists will guide you along a trail through the preserve to discover a unique variety of wildlife in their canyon habitat with amazing views of the LA Basin. Meet on the back patio of the Nature Center. 10:30 a.m. Parking in Preserve lot, 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates. Rain cancels. Sign up:  pvplc.org/calendar.


Jim Roberts & Friends at Collage

Jim Roberts’ bluesy vocals and expressive slide guitar are rooted in the American South, and he released his first albums in the US before moving to France. He headlines music festivals in Europe alone and with his band, and we’re delighted that he decided to call some old friends to play a show while he’s in town. This show will not be livestreamed, so get your tickets now to see Jim in person. 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. 731 S. Pacific Ave., San Pedro. Tickets: collageartculture.org, (424) 450-8239.


7 Sunday


The “Fresh Voices” Art Exhibit closing reception PV

Closing reception at Winkworth Wealth Management. Woodworking, sculpture and oil on canvas available. Meet the artists. Oil paintings by Deborah E. Giese, Susan Whiting, Julie Robinson, Jinha Kim, Ann Johnson, Oana Gamlowski, and Woodturning by Joe Devinny. Music and refreshments. 2 – 5 p.m. 27 Malaga Cove Plaza, Palos Verdes Estates.


Bromeliad meeting RH

South Bay Bromeliads speaker will be Dylan Zoller. Dylan works at Sherman Gardens where he maintains a collection of bromeliad species. His program “Jewels of the Brazilian Highlands” will cover some selected species/landscapes from the Serra do Espinhaco, Mata Atlantica and the Serra do Mar.  Palos Verdes Library Community Room, 3rd floor, 701 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills. 1:30 p.m. Refreshments, members’ Show and Tell bromeliads and a plant auction.  Free parking on the lower and upper levels of the library.


Petty Party, celebrating the music of Tom Petty at Alvas Showroom

When Tom Petty blasted onto the scene with the song Breakdown back in 1976, no one could have ever predicted that he would eventually become one of the most prolific singer songwriters in the history of popular music. 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Alvas, 1417 W. 8th Street, San Pedro. Tickets: alvasshowroom.com, (310) 833-3281.


Cherry blossom festival in Torrance

Torrance’s renowned cherry blossom trees explode in color during the 2024 Cherry Blossom Festival. This free, family-friendly event promises a vibrant tapestry of cultural performances, handcrafted treasures, and mouthwatering cuisine. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Columbia Park, 4045 190th Street, Torrance. Free parking and a shuttle service at 20420 Madrina Ave., Torrance. Information: TorranceCA.Gov/CherryBlossomFestival


8 Monday


Ocean Trails reserve at Alta Vicente Reserve

Explore rare cactus wren and California gnatcatcher restored habitat. Enjoy beautiful views of Catalina Island and flowers in bloom. Moderate to strenuous. 9 a.m. Parking on Hawthorne Blvd. side of Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall, 30940 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. Rain cancels the walk. Information: pvplc.org, (310) 541-7613.


Beginner Argentine Tango classes San Pedro

Review, practice and learn more. 7 p.m. Tango San Pedro, 601 W. 8th Street, San Pedro. $20. per class. Information: tangosanpedro.com. Questions: silvia@tangosanpedro.com.


Board games for adults Peninsula Library

Join your neighbors for a friendly game of chess, checkers, scrabble and other board games. No reservations required. Just drop in! 2 – 4 p.m. Peninsula Center Library, Purell meeting room, 701 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Estates. 


10 Wednesday


Passport Fair at Peninsula Center Library

All customers must arrive with: DS-11 application completely filled out, in black ink, with no errors. All necessary documents & photocopies, Passport photos, Documents separated for each member of your party, check or money order for passport payment. Credit or debit card for appointment payment. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Peninsula Center Library, 650 Deep Valley Dr., Rolling Hills Estates.  Information: pvld.org/services/passport.


11 Thursday


Open mic night at Grand Annex

Musicians and Poets! Open mic on the second Thursday of each month. 7 – 9 p.m. 434 W. 6th Street, San Pedro. $5 cash or $7.75 with card. Questions: (310) 833-4813. For more information, contact Andrew@GrandVision.org.


12 Friday


A Night in Marrakech at Westdrift MB

The Palos Verdes Junior Women’s Club presents Rock the Kasbah in celebration of 65 years of service to the South Bay Community. Dress to impress with black tie & kaftans encouraged. 6 p.m. Westdrift, 1400 Parkview Ave., Manhattan Beach. Tickets and Information: pvjuniors.schoolauction.net/spring2024/homepages/show.


Laurence Juber at Grand Annex

Guitarist, studio musician and solo artist. 8 p.m. 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro. Tickets: grandvision.org, (310) 833-4813. 


Spring Concert in RB

Music by Soundscape Orchestra. Dance floor for people who want to dance and tables and chairs for comfortable listening. 6 – 8 p.m., Redondo Beach Center for Spiritual Living, 907 Knob Hill Avenue. (310) 540-5080. Free. Parking lot is off of Prospect, enter the hall from the parking lot.


13 Saturday


Scottish Fiddlers at HB 

The 40th Anniversary Concert of the Scottish Fiddlers. The nation’s oldest continuously operating Scottish fiddle orchestra, and the Pasadena Folk Music Society, which has been delivering quality folk music to the Los Angeles area for over 40 years. 7:30 – 10 p.m. Hermosa Beach Community Theatre, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Online tickets are available through Eventbrite and at the door, subject to availability. Details: scottishfiddlers2024.eventbrite.com.


PVIS Booster Club Parent Social

Come in your favorite Aprés style and get cozy by the fire. Incoming 6th grade parents are welcome! Food, live music, and a limited open bar. $100 per person. 6:30 – 10 p.m. Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club, 389 Paseo Del Mar, Palos Verdes Estates. Tickets: pvisboosterclub.com/fundraiser.


Show & Sale South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society (SCCSS) RPV

For anyone who loves the beautiful and the unusual. Thousands of plants for sale. Hard to find plants. Expert advice for all levels of growers. Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 Crestridge Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. Free admission and parking. Information: southcoastcss.org, (310) 346-6206. Galleries and gift shop will be open.


Whale of a day at Point Vicente

This exciting event is fun for everyone. Whale of a Day celebrates the migration of the Pacific Gray whale from the frigid waters of the Arctic seas to the warm lagoons of Baja California. Children’s games & crafts, inflatables, face painting, tours, live music, food trucks, silent auction, and more. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Point Vicente Interpretive Center, 31501 Palos Verdes Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes. Information: rpvca.gov.


Nature walk Ocean Trails Reserve

Walk through an impressively-restored habitat with spectacular bluff-top ocean views. Easy To moderate. 9 a.m. Street parking where Palos Verdes Drive South becomes 25th Street, west of Mermaid Dr. Meet at the East Boundary Trail trailhead, Rancho Palos Verdes. RSVP: pvplc.org


Aron Kallay microtonal at Collage

A great pianist. 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. 731 S. Pacific Ave., San Pedro. Tickets: collageartculture.org, (424) 450-8239.


Puppy Pals at PV Performing Arts

Puppy Pals is a family fun action-packed show where adopted and rescued dogs perform spectacular stunts and breathtaking feats. Watch as we lead the puppies and audience through challenging and comical tricks as the pooches show everyone who is really boss! Full of surprises and laugh out loud canine comedy this performance appeals to children of all ages.  3 p.m. and 7 p.m. 27570 Norris Center dr., Rolling Hills Estates. Tickets: Palosverdesperformingarts.com, (310) 544-0403.


Along the Way: A Pilgrim Walk RPV

Mary & Joseph Retreat Center annual Pilgrim Walk, a 4.8 mile walk through the streets and trails of Palos Verdes to the sacred grounds of the retreat center. As pilgrims, walkers will be blessed, walk to various stations for reflection and to have passports stamped. Modeled after the famous pilgrimage, “the Way”, to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, this half day walk is adapted to our own time and neighborhood. All ages and faiths are welcome. All activities will be outdoors. 7 a.m. registration opens, 7:30 a.m. blessing of all pilgrims, first groups depart, walk in a calm meditative way, 11:30 a.m. closing prayer and grace, picnic lunch at 12  noon. No dogs, strollers, skateboards or bicycles as parts of the trail are narrow, rocky and rough. Walk is of moderate difficulty; wear walking shoes (closed toes), hat, sunscreen and a smile. $40 per person (picnic lunch included), Family for $60. 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. Tickets and Information: maryjoseph.org/event/along-the-way-a-pilgrim-walk.


Cactus and succulent society show & sale RPV

For anyone who loves the beautiful and the unusual. Thousands of plants for sale. Hard to find plants. Artistic pottery. Expert advice for beginners and advanced gardeners. Sunday too. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. PV Art Center, 5504 Crestridge Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. Information: southcoastcss.org, (310) 541-2479.


Nomad Eel Records Music Fest at Grand Annex

A five-piece band, based in LA. offering a unique fusion of intricate songwriting and pop charm. 8 p.m. 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro. Tickets: grandvision.org, (310) 833-4813. 


Caress of Steel at Alvas

A perfect re-creation of an early Rush show circa 1974-82. Replete with period era instruments, look and sound. $30. 8 p.m. Alvas, 1417 W. 8th Street, San Pedro. Tickets: alvasshowroom.com, (310) 833-3281.


14 Sunday


Runway for a Cause at PV Golf Club

Vistas for Children invites you to Runway for a Cause Spring Luncheon, live fashion show & boutique. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Palos Verdes Golf Club, 3301 Vía Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates. To purchase tickets, or learn more about becoming a sponsor or major donor, visit Vistasforchildren.org


5-Day Silent Mary & Joseph Retreat Center PV

A special Silent Retreat that will give you time to commune with yourself and with your God. In the busyness of daily life, it is essential to find time to listen deeply to our own inner world and to discern God’s voice inviting us to intimacy. This retreat offers a unique, contemplative opportunity to commune with God in the solitude of our hearts. An experienced Spiritual Director will accompany you through these five days as you seek to discover the subtle movement of the Holy Spirit within you. Come deepen your relationship with God which will be enhanced by solitude, nature and a labyrinth walk. 6 p.m. Sunday, April 14 to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 19. Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. Information and reservations: maryjoseph.org/event/5-day-silent-directed-retreat.


15 Monday


15th Anniversary ribbon cutting & mixer at Grand Annex Meet and mix with San Pedro’s business and arts communities. Appetizers and drinks. Musical bingo. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro. Tickets: grandvision.org, (310) 833-4813. 


16 Tuesday


PVP Village information session

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Village is a dynamic organization of older adults who have joined together to help one another navigate the challenges and opportunities of aging. Meet PVP Village members and volunteers and learn about the PVP Village, its enriching social and intellectual activities and volunteer support. 10 a.m. Palos Verdes Peninsula Library, Purcell Room, 701 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Estates. RSVP: call (310) 991-3324, email peninsulavillagepvp@gmail.com


17 Wednesday


Open jazz jam at Collage

All are welcome. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month. 7 – 9 p.m. 731 S. Pacific Ave., San Pedro. Reserve your spot: collageartculture.com/JazzJam2312. Questions: (424) 450-8239.


18 Thursday


Robert F. Kennedy Jr. fundraiser

An exclusive fundraising event in Palos Verdes supporting Robert F. Kennedy Jr. hosted by Kristin McNany, Ronald Derheim, Ezekiel Duran, Robert Grant, Dr. Tuyler Farrish, Tamar Bassett, Brady Bohlinger, and Taylor Engen. The event will include a private reception with the candidate and a unique care package for Platinum and Gold Donors from 6 – 7 p.m. Followed by drinks and food, live music, remarks by the candidate, a Q&A, and photo opportunity for all donors from 7 – 9 p.m. Cocktail attire is recommended. Tickets and Information: kennedy24.com/palos-verdes. Questions: (833) 735-5724.


20 Saturday


Art Spirituality with Kintsugi at Mary & Joseph Retreat Center

Kintsugi …Making broken things beautiful (or mixed media Kintsugi). Kintsugi is the Japanese tradition of mending broken things with gold and making the broken piece valuable again. You will learn a process using broken pieces of pottery, china, and glass to make a decorative piece to lean against a window and catch the light shining through. Bring a small broken treasure to restore. Kintsugi is a spiritual practice. A satisfying, healing experience as the symbolism of making broken things new is carried on into our lives. Cost: $50 per person (all materials included). 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. Sign Up: maryjoseph.org/event/art-spirituality-with-kintsugi.


Twanguero & Los Silverbacks at Grand Annex

Inspired by world travels and artistic encounters, this one-of-a-kind show is a spectacular mix of South American cumbia, Congolese Rumba, Flamenco, and Garcia’s own Latin Rockabilly twang. 8 p.m. 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro. Tickets: grandvision.org, (310) 833-4813. 


Cultivating Your Future at Mary & Joseph Retreat Center

Celebrate Earth Day by embarking on a transformative journey towards your envisioned dreams in personal, social, or professional spheres. Engage in mindfulness exercises, nature journaling, artistic expression, spiritual reflections, and meaningful discussions to amplify the impact of your efforts towards a new & fulfilling vision. Blossom like a flower. $50 per person. 2 – 5 p.m. Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. Information: maryjoseph.org/event/blossoming-spring-cultivating-your-future


Earth Day Celebration White Point Preserve

Help restore the natural land to functional habitat, benefiting local wildlife and the community. Sign Up: pvplc.org/calendar-for-volunteers. 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. White Point, 1600 W Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro.


Peter Frampton Tribute at Alvas

The most authentic note for note tribute to one of the biggest selling live albums of all time. $30. 8 p.m. Alvas, 1417 W. 8th Street, San Pedro. Tickets: alvasshowroom.com, (310) 833-3281.


21 Sunday


Earth Day

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Earth Day Beauty of Nature Film Presentation of Giants Rising. Giants Rising is produced in partnership with the Redford Center and is narrated by musician Michael Franti.  Meet passionate heroes dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of the redwoods and safeguarding their future.  Filmgoers will see the superpower of redwoods revealed like never before. 4 p.m. 1Dana Middle School, 501 S Cabrillo Ave., San Pedro. $20. Tickets: PVPLC.ORG/calendar.  


Street Corner Renaissance at Grand Vision

With infectious energy, humor and delightful harmony, Street Corner Renaissance sings a cappella versions of doo-wop and R&B music from days gone by. 4:15 p.m. 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro. Tickets: grandvision.org, (310) 833-4813. 


Kenneth Walker Dance Project at Alvas

Kenneth Walker Dance Project (KWDP) presents an afternoon of contemporary ballet. KWDP is known for bringing an eclectic view of ballet to the South Bay. 3 p.m. Alvas, 1417 W. 8th Street, San Pedro. Tickets: alvasshowroom.com, (310) 833-3281.


Finding our way through poetry at Peninsula library

3-part poetry series, Jennie Linthorst will guide participants in responding to inspired readings of poetry on themes of change and transition with their own journal writing. No writing experience is necessary. Attend one or all of the series. Feel free to bring a journal and pen/pencil. 3 Wednesdays in a row from  6:15 – 7:45 p.m. Registration is not required. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Estates. 


23 Tuesday


Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Virtual Bioblitz Training

Join this virtual presentation to learn how you can be a community scientist collecting information about biodiversity for the upcoming City Nature Challenge April 26-April 29. No prior experience necessary, all you need is a smartphone or a camera and a desire to get out on the trails to see what you can find. 6 – 7 p.m. Sign up at pvplc.org/calendar.


25 Thursday


New Beginnings Freedom4U in San Pedro

An inspiring evening fundraiser to benefit Freedom4U youth programs. Live music, inspired youth, silent & live auctions. Delicious dinner and drinks. 5:30 – 8 p.m. La Bocca Felice Restaurant, 301 W. 6th St., San Pedro. For sponsor, donor and ticket information: FreedomCommnity.com. Tickets are $150 until April 11, $175 after April 11. 


26 Friday


A Chorus Line at PV Performing Arts

Tony Award-winning A Chorus Line is a timeless musical that’s bursting with artistic passion featuring heart-wrenching stories, dynamic choreography, and memorable songs. The music and message capture the excitement and drama that all performers face, and of course, that iconic dance line is unforgettable. Ongoing until Sunday, May 5. Tickets and showtimes: Palosverdesperformingarts.com, (310) 544-0403.


27 Saturday


Havana Nights at Norris

A spring fundraising event to party with a purpose and a fun night of giving. Your night will include: Cocktail, Casino Gamesm buffet dinner, dancing, raffle, and silent and live auctions. Plus a cigar rolling demonstration. 5:30 – 10:30 p.m. Harlyne J. Norris Pavilion, 501 Indian Peak Rd., Rolling Hills Estates. Tickets and details: lascandalistas.ejoinme.org/havananights.


Mara Kaye at Grand Vision

Mara Kaye is a blues singer, born and raised in Mill Basin, Brooklyn. 8:15 p.m. 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro. Tickets: grandvision.org, (310) 833-4813. 


Plants & more HB Garden Club

The Hermosa Garden Club outdoor and indoor plant sale. Other items for sale; crafts, jewelry, delicious baked goods, trash 2 treasure sale, raffle prizes and more. Proceeds go to Conservation Groups and Gardens. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Nova Community Church, 4345 Emerald St., Torrance. 


Catatonic at Alvas

A high energy jazz funk fusion band that performs original music. $25. 8 p.m. Alvas, 1417 W. 8th Street, San Pedro. Tickets: alvasshowroom.com, (310) 833-3281.


28 Sunday 


Sunday by the Sea Providence TrinityCare 

Gourmet Food & Wine tasting Gala to help support the compassionate are provided by Providence Hospice and Palliative Care programs, benefiting over 900 individuals daily, 24/7, regardless of their ability to pay. Sample exquisite cuisine created by local chefs, savor fine wines, and enjoy craft beers from local artisanal breweries, while overlooking beautiful Lunada Bay from the gorgeous private villa along the bluffs of Palos Verdes. 2 – 5 p.m. Location to be decided. Tickets: foundation.providence.org/ca/trinitycare/events/sunday-by-the-sea.


Ted Russell Kamp at Collage

Ted is an American singer-songwriter. 4 – 6 p.m. 731 S. Pacific Ave., San Pedro. Tickets: collageartculture.org, (424) 450-8239.


The Peninsula Symphony Association’s Russian Favorites.  

Pre-concert lecture for Members at 4:15 p.m. David Cubek conducts. Robert Thies solos. Program includes Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, and Rimsky-Korsakov. 5 p.m. Redondo Union High School Auditorium, 631 Vincent St., Redondo Beach. Information: (310) 544-0320, pensym.org or email music.pensym@verizon.

30 Tuesday


Yoga for beginners

Practice gentle yoga in a calming environment. All levels welcome. Bring your own mat or use one of theirs. No registration required. 10 – 11 a.m. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Estates.


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