Baywatch Community Calendar 10-11-22

Olympian, and Redondo High graduate Sean Rosenthal making a signature save during the 2019 Hermosa Beach Open. Rosenthal will be inducted into the Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Saturday night at the Hermosa Community Center. Photo by Ray Vidal

Spotlight: Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame 

The 2022 CBVA Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Hermosa Community Theater, 710 Pier Ave. A reception at the Hermosa Beach Museum from 5 to 7 p.m. will be followed by the induction ceremony at 7 p.m. in the Community Theatre. Hall of Fame Class for 2022 are Annett Davis, Sean Rosenthal and Jon Lee. The Ron Von Hagen award will go to the Cressman brothers for organizing the Gillis Volleyball Tournament for 50 years. Tickets are $10 per person, and will be available at the door. Proceeds benefit the Hermosa Beach Historical Society CBVA Hall of Fame Exhibit. For more information, email



Manhattan Beach art exhibit

The Manhattan Beach Art Center has a new exhibit, Lynn Aldrich’s “Fly High Fly Deep.” The exhibit, on display through Jan. 1, is about environmental conservation. Viewers are invited to consider the wonder and fragility of life in the sky and sea. The center’s gallery is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. For more information, call 310-802-5440.

Torrance art exhibits

The Torrance Art Museum has debuted its fall exhibitions. It continues through December. The exhibits are “Un-Civil War! (An Election Special),” a critical inquiry into the deepening divisions in America’s political and cultural landscape, and “Ken Friedman: 92 Events.” 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesdays through Saturdays. Free. For more information, visit


Thursday, Nov. 10

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.

Mira Costa presents “Love/Sick”

Mira Costa’s fall production, John Cariani’s “Love/Sick,” is coming to a close. The final performances are on Nov. 10 (6:30 p.m.), Nov. 11 (7:30 p.m.) and Nov. 12 (7:30 p.m.). “Love/Sick” is a collection of nine slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays. Set on a Friday night in an alternate suburban reality, this 80-minute show explores the pain and joy that comes with being in love. The show is rated PG-13. Tickets can be purchased at mira costa drama


Friday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day

Boy Scout Crosby Lewis leads Pack Leader Joe Bell and other attendees at the 2021 Manhattan Beach Veterans Day ceremony in the Pledge of Allegiance. Photo by Kevin Cody

Veterans Day Memorials 2022

Manhattan Beach Veterans Day Ceremony

Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation presents its 25th Annual Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. on Veterans Day, Friday November 11,  at Veterans Parkway, at 15th Street and Valley Drive, starting at 11 a.m. For more information, call the Parks and Recreation at (310) 802-5448.

Hermosa Beach wreath laying

Hermosa’s annual wreath laying ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. on Veterans Day, Friday November 11, at the Veterans Memorial Sundial, on the east lawn of the Hermosa Beach Community Center, 710 Pier Ave. A reception will follow in the Community Theater with a presentation of the video, “Veterans are Timeless.” The video honors veterans who have a special connection to Hermosa Beach. For more information, call the city’s Community Resources Department at 310-318-0280.

Redondo Beach Veterans Day Tribute

The city of Redondo Beach, Elks Lodge #1378, and the Veterans Memorial Task Force will hold a Veterans Day Tribute on Veteran’s Day, November 11, at 1 p.m. on Veterans Day at the Veterans Memorial in Veterans Park, 309 Esplanade. A barbecue will follow at the Elks Lodge, 15 Esplanade. The barbecue is open to the public and free for veterans, members of the military, firefighters and police officers. A $5 donation is requested for all others. For more information, go to

Lomita Veterans Day Ceremony

The City of Lomita hosts its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Veterans Day, November 11, at 11 a.m. at Veterans Park, 25700 Walnut St, Lomita.

Ruck for Veterans March

The community is invited to join the Ruck for Veterans March on Saturday, November 12, the day after Veteran’s Day, starting at 8:30 a.m. at Veterans Park, 309 The Esplanade, Redondo Beach. (See related story page 36). To join the march or for more information go to

Long Beach Veterans Day Festival

The 2022 Veterans Day Celebration in Long Beach features performances by Knight Ryder and local DJ Dennis Owens, as well as a resource fair with various community organizations providing services and resources for veterans, a kids zone and food trucks. 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Houghton Park, 6301 Myrtle Ave., Long Beach.

Live music

Latin Grammy-winning Spanish guitar sensation Twanguero will perform selections from his new album, “Backroads Vol. 2,” and a repertoire of hits at 8 p.m. at the Grand Annex in San Pedro. The venue is located at 434 W 6th St. For tickets, go to


Saturday, Nov. 12


Destination: Art will hold an art sale and anniversary reception celebrating the gallery and its studio artists from 3-5 p.m. Destination: Art is located at 1815 W. 213th St., Suite 135, Torrance. For more information, go to


Sunday, Nov. 13

Pancake Breakfast

The Woman’s Club of Hermosa Beach holds its 29th annual pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon at the Hermosa Beach Kiwanis Hall, 2515 Valley Drive. There will be a silent auction and activities for children. Breakfast is $13 and includes pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee. Children under age 5 eat for free. Tickets may be purchased at the door, from a club member and at

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

South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society

The group will meet at 1 p.m. at South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. Free admission for SCCSS members and their guests. Kelly Griffin will give a presentation, “Now and Then — An update on the Yemeni island of Socotra.” Griffin, a succulent plant hybridizer, propagator and avid plant explorer, will discuss the flora and fauna he observed over two trips to Socotra. Griffin will also discuss plants from mainland Yemen. For more information, go to


Monday, Nov. 14

Acupressure and Cancer 

Cancer Support Community South Bay is offering this free workshop led by licensed acupuncturist Ana Paula Duarte. Participants will learn how to give themselves an acupressure massage with specific points to relieve some of the side effects of cancer treatment, such as nausea, chemo brain, lymphedema, hot flashes, dry mouth, joint pain and neuropathy. The workshop is from 5-6 p.m. at 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance. Participants may attend in person or online. To register for the workshop, visit and select the online calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at


Tuesday, Nov. 15

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


Wednesday, Nov. 16

Medical Cannabis

Cancer Support Community South Bay is offering this free workshop led by Dr. Bonnie Goldstein. Goldstein will discuss the latest science about medical cannabis and how cancer patients may benefit from its use. This virtual workshop is from 5:30-7 p.m. To join the workshop, visit and select the online calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at

Holiday Open House, Pier Lighting

Downtown Manhattan Beach is kicking off the holiday season with the annual Holiday Open House and Pier Lighting. The schedule is: Santa’s arrival, 5 p.m. at Metlox Plaza; Holiday Open House, 6-9 p.m., with carolers, shopping and more in downtown Manhattan Beach; Pier Lighting, 7 p.m. at the Manhattan Beach Pier. For more information, go to 


Thursday, Nov. 17

Community Movie Night

Celebrate the start of the holiday season and join the city of Hermosa Beach for a holiday screening of “The Santa Clause” starring Tim Allen. There will be photo opportunities with Santa after the movie. Showtime is 6:30 p.m. at the Community Theater, 710 Pier Ave. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. For tickets, go to and open the calendar of events in the Community section.



Ask the Doctor: Lung Cancer

Cancer Support Community South Bay is offering this free workshop led by Dr. Ani Balmanoukian. Participants will learn the latest on lung cancer and may ask questions about lung treatments, diagnostic testing, symptom management and survivorship. Submit questions by Thursday, Nov. 10 to The workshop will be held on Zoom from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Nov. 18. To join this virtual workshop, visit and select the online calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at

Hermosa for the Holidays

Enjoy holiday music, shopping, dining, family activities and a Christmas tree lighting Nov. 18-20 in Hermosa Beach. There will be a Santa’s workshop and storytime tent on Manhattan Avenue by Java Man, retail pop-up vendors on the sidewalks along Pier Avenue and Hermosa Avenue, retail pop-up vendors, carnival rides and live music at Pier Plaza and a Christmas tree lighting and concert at Schumacher Plaza by the Hermosa Beach Pier. For more information, including a schedule of events, go to

Friends of the Hermosa Library book sale

The Hermosa Beach Friends of the Library Bookstore will hold its next monthly Saturday sale on Nov. 19, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Items for sale include books, DVDs, CDs and LPs, all priced at $1 or less. The bookstore is located on 11th Place behind the Hermosa Beach Community Center, 710 Pier Ave., west of Pacific Coast Highway and the Veterans Memorial and across the street from the Alano Club. Free parking is available in the Community Center parking lot next to the tennis courts and skateboard park. The bookstore’s regular hours are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. For more information, go to 

Archery tournament

South Bay Archery Lessons will hold its annual Shoot for a Cure charity tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society Dec. 3-4. Registration is $45 per archer. South Bay Archery Lessons is located at 1300 Kingsdale Ave., Redondo Beach. For more information, call 855-467-2260. ER


comments so far. Comments posted to may be reprinted in the Easy Reader print edition, which is published each Thursday.