Bay Watch Community Calendar 8-18-22
Spotlight: The Manhattan Beach Art Center’s annual community art exhibition is on display through Oct. 2. The exhibition features diverse and innovative artworks ranging from photography and paintings to sound generating sculpture and woven fiber. More than seventy artists are featured. This marks the center’s fifth annual community art exhibition. The center is located at 1560 Manhattan Beach Blvd. across from Polliwog Park and is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. For more information, call 310-802-5440.
Adopt a Child for a Day
The P.S. I Love You Foundation and Fablectics will give 300 at-risk children a day at the beach on Sept. 10. This will mark the 21st annual Adopt a Child for a Day celebration in Manhattan Beach. Corporate sponsors, in-kind donors and mentors are needed. For information, go to https://psiloveyoufoundation.org/ourevents-datb.
Summer concerts at Manhattan Village
Summer Concerts have returned to Manhattan Village, 3200 N Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach. There’s live music 6-8 p.m. every Thursday in The Plaza through Aug. 25. No outside food or beverages permitted. Guests are welcome to bring beach chairs and blankets for seating. For more information, go to shopmanhattanvillage.com.
Summer concerts at The Point
The Point in El Segundo welcomes visitors to the Sounds of Summer, a family-friendly music series that takes place from 6–8 p.m. every Wednesday through Sept. 28. Every week features a new musician or band with tunes ranging from folk rock to reggae. The Point is located at 850 S. Pacific Coast Highway. For more information, go to thepointsb.com/sounds-of-summer-concert-series.
Summer concerts on the Redondo Beach Pier
Enjoy free concerts on the Redondo Beach Pier. Live music 6-8 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays through August. Concerts are held on Fisherman’s Wharf. For a concert line-up visit https://redondopier.com/summer-of-music/.
Thursday, Aug. 18
Farmers Market 90277
The Redondo Beach Certified Farmers Market is every Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at George Freeth Way and Veterans Park West. For more information, call 310-372-1171, ext. 2252.
Friday, Aug. 19
Farmers Market 90254
Hermosa Beach Rotary hosts a Certified Farmers Market every Friday, noon to 4 p.m., at 1035 Valley Drive.
Saturday, Aug. 20
Outdoor Volunteer Day
Help the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy care for the White Point Native Plant Demonstration Garden by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, watering native plants, grooming trails and more. 9 a.m.-noon. Sign up at https://pvplc.volunteerhub.com/.
Pet adoption event
Cats and dogs from Los Angeles Animal Services will be available for adoption from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the BOBS from Skechers Manhattan Beach store, 228 Manhattan Beach Blvd. The adoption event is presented by BOBS from Skechers and Petco Love.
PV art show
The Palos Verdes Art Center Artists will present the Malaga Cove Art on the Lawn Show Aug. 20-21, Sept 17-18 and Oct 8-9 at Malaga Cova Plaza in Palos Verdes Estates. There will be paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photography, woodwork, wearable art and prints for sale. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, go to pvartcenter.org.
Sunday, Aug. 21
Farmers Market 90277
The Riviera Village Certified Farmers Market in Redondo Beach is open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, go to rivieravillagefarmersmarket.com.
Summer concerts at Polliwog Park
Manhattan Beach’s annual Concerts in the Park series, presented by Chevron, continues with Psychedelic Summer Band, a Woodstock-era tribute band. The series features a concert every Sunday from 5-7 p.m. at the Polliwog Park amphitheater through Sept. 4. Concert-goers are welcome to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnics. Admission is free. Polliwog is located at 1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd.
Live music in PV
Camila Lima, an American/Argentinean soprano, will give a concert at The Neighborhood Church of Palos Verdes, 415 Paseo del mar, Palos Verdes Estates. She will be accompanied by pianist and composer Ruy Folguera. This is the final concert in the church’s Summer Sunday Sounds series. Admission is free. Bring a picnic at 5:30 p.m. and settle in before the concert starts at 6:30. No tickets or reservations required. Seating is provided. For more information, go to ncpve.org.
Tuesday, Aug. 23
Farmers Market 90266
The Manhattan Beach Certified Farmers Market is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday at Metlox Plaza. For more information, go to downtownmanhattanbeach.com.
Wednesday, Aug. 24
The Power of Thoughts and Words
Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) is offering this free workshop led by Camela Galano, a cancer survivor and life coach. Galano will discuss how thoughts and words can create a person’s reality. Participants will learn how to be kind and gentle to themselves and let go of limiting thoughts and words. The workshop is from 2-3 p.m. on Zoom. To join this virtual workshop, visit cscsouthbay.org and open the calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at Rebecca@cscsouthbay.org.
Richstone will once again be hosting its annual Beach Party in King Harbor, Redondo Beach. Set for 5:30-9 p.m. Aug. 27, the party will feature premiere South Bay restaurants serving great food. Guests can enjoy fine wine, beer and signature cocktails to the sounds of a live steel drum, then dance the night away with the Citrus College Night Shift Band. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to richstonefamily.org.
HB museum fundraiser
The Hermosa Beach Historical Society & Museum will hold its gala fundraiser on Aug. 27 at St. Cross Church, 1818 Monterey Blvd. The theme is “Beach through the Decades.” Doors open at 6 p.m. Enjoy live music, dancing, raffle prizes, drinks and food provided by The Bottle Inn and Slay Beach. Tickets are for sale at eventbrite.com.
Leading from the Heart
Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) is offering this free workshop led by cancer survivor and physician assistant Janet Solie. Participants will learn the secret weapon that they carry to reduce stress. Solie will also share heart based science for stress management, present short heart based meditation techniques and more. The workshop is from noon-1:15 p.m. on Aug. 30 at 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance. Participants may attend online in they prefer. To join the workshop, visit cscsouthbay.org and open the online calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at Rebecca@CSCSouthBay.org.
Los Serenos de Point Vicente is looking for docents. Docents provide interpretive and educational services regarding the natural and cultural history of the Palos Verdes Peninsula and adjacent waters via docent-led tours, special events, workshops and classes. Find out more at an open house set for 7 p.m. on Aug. 31 at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, 31501 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes. Docent classes start Sept. 14. For more information, call 310-544-5375.