Baywatch Community Calendar 10-13-22

Hermosa Beach artist Kimie Joe with Cherry Co. gallery owner Laya Hiramatsu at the opening of Joe’s exhibit on Friday. Joe’s paintings and assemblages continue through November 1. Cherry Co is , 211 Avenida del Norte, Redondo Beach. Kimie Joe is on Instagram @kimiejo_art.


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

Redondo Beach art exhibit

Hermosa Beach artist Kimie Joe has a solo exhibit of assemblages and portraits through Nov. 1 at Cherry Co, 211 Avenida del Norte, Redondo Beach. Kimie Joe is on Instagram @kimiejo_art.

Mira Costa to present “Love/Sick”

Tickets to Mira Costa’s fall production, John Cariani’s “Love/Sick,” a collection of nine slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays, are on sale at 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. Show dates are Nov 4, Nov. 5, Nov. 9, Nov. 10, Nov. 11 and Nov. 12.  

Adopt a Child for a Day

The P.S. I Love You Foundation and Fablectics’ 21st annual Adopt a Child for a Day celebration in Manhattan Beach has been rescheduled to Oct. 22. The event pairs 300 at-risk children from non-profit organizations, foster care, shelters and schools with 300 adult mentors for a day of fun, friendship, trust building and healthy interaction. Adults interested in mentoring and teenagers interested in volunteering will find more information at


Thursday, Oct. 13

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, Oct. 14

Farmers Market 90254

Hermosa Beach Rotary hosts a Certified Farmers Market every Friday, noon to 4 p.m., at 1035 Valley Drive.

Sports luncheon

The South Bay Athletic Club meets at noon at H.T. Grill, 1701 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach. The speaker this week is Serra High football coach Scott Altenberg. The luncheon is open to the public. Lunch is $30.

Chamber music

The South Bay Chamber Music Society’s 2022-2023 concert series continues with an October concert featuring the Thies Consort piano quintet. The quintet will give two performances. The first one is at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14 in the Recital Hall of the Music Department at Los Angeles Harbor College, 1111 Figueroa Place, Wilmington. The Recital Hall is in the Music Building at the north end of campus. The concert will be repeated at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16 at Pacific Unitarian Church, 5621 Montemalaga Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes. For general information about the South Bay Chamber Music Society and to see its 2022-2023 concert schedule, go to


Saturday, Oct. 15

Spotlight: Tibetan artist to create, destroy sand mandala

Tashi Norbu, a contemporary artist educated as a traditional Tibetan thangka painter at the office of the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, will be at Indivisible Arts/Resin Gallery in Hermosa Beach Oct. 15 through Oct. 29. Norbu will create a sand mandala for world peace, host meditations and take private appointments for creating sacred tattoos. He will work on the mandala throughout his residency, before destroying it in a sacred performance symbolizing the impermanence of life at 4 p.m. on Oct. 29. There will be a grand opening from 4 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 15 featuring spiritual singer Michel Pascal. Indivisible Arts is t 618 Cypress Ave. For more information visit

Indivisible Arts/Resin Gallery in Hermosa Beach will host Tibetan contemporary artist Tashi Norbu. Photo courtesy of Resin Gallery

Park refresh

Hermosa Beach Mayor Michael Detoy holds his Monthly Conversations & Park Refresh from 9-10:30 a.m. at Moondust Parkette, 1014 2nd St. Ten to 15 volunteers will help help paint the park.

American Martyrs fair

The popular fair returns Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There will be games, entertainment, food, an online auction and more. American Martyrs School is at the corner of Laurel Avenue and 15th Street in Manhattan Beach. For more information, go to

Friends of the Hermosa Library book sale

The Hermosa Beach Friends of the Library Bookstore holds its monthly Saturday sale from 10 a.m. to 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. Parking and access are available in the Community Center parking lot next to the tennis courts and skateboard park. For more information, go to

Hawaiian slack key guitarist in San Pedro

Award-winning Hawaiian slack key guitarist Patrick Landeza will perform at 8 p.m. at San Pedro’s Grand Annex, 434 W. 6th St. Landeza has a new CD out, “Patrick Landeza & Sons.” Joining him on stage will be Justin Firmeza on Hawaiian steel guitar and keyboard and PJ Landeza on bass guitar. General admission is $23. For tickets, go to


Sunday, Oct. 16

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

Bridge workshop

The South Bay Bridge Club is offering a workshop, “Learn Bridge in a Day,” featuring Grand Master Marjorie Michelin, from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the club, 24100 Narbonne Ave, #105, Lomita. The $20 fee includes lunch and class materials. This is an introduction to the game. To register, email or call 310-738-5960. For more information, go to


Monday, Oct. 17

Acupressure and Breast Cancer

Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) offers 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 most common side effects of breast 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. Participants may also attend online. To register for this in-person and virtual workshop, visit and select the calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at


Tuesday, Oct. 18

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The Manhattan Beach Certified Farmers Market is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday at Metlox Plaza. For more information, go to

Eating for Brain Health

Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) is offering this free workshop led by registered dietitian Dianne Staso. Staso will discuss the latest research about diet and brain health and review diets that have been linked to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease. After the lecture, she will prepare two recipes with an optional food sampling. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance. Participants may also attend online. To register for this in-person and virtual workshop, visit and select the calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at

Bridge lessons

The South Bay Bridge Club is offering an eight-week series of beginning bridge classes. Classes will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning on Oct. 18 at the club, 24100 Narbonne Ave., #105, Lomita. The course is $75, plus $20 for materials, and is designed for new players and those returning to the game who want to modernize their bidding. The club also has regular games five days a week and two evening games. For more information, call Laura at 310-738-5960 or go to



Haunted house

Elm Street Productions has invited the Mira Costa Drama/Tech Department to participate in its haunted house Oct. 21-23 at 4583 W. 141st St., Hawthorne. “The Pinkerton Legend — A Haunted Experience,” featuring two distinct mazes, is open from 6-9 p.m. $10 suggested donation in support of the drama/tech department. Parking on Rosecrans Boulevard and Hawthorne Boulevard. For more information, go to

Ballet performance

West Coast Ballet will perform “Dracula” at 7 p.m. on Oct. 21 and Oct. 22 at the Hermosa Beach Community Theater, 710 Pier Ave. Guests are welcome to wear costumes. For tickets, go to

Lunch and Learn: Societal Consequences of a Health Crisis

Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) hosts this workshop led by Roland Tay, a licensed naturopathic doctor. Tay will present on the theory of the psychology of totalitarianism. Discussion will explore how mass formation develops during a world health crisis such as COVID-19 and leads to collective uncertainty. Participants will learn how awakening can restore critical thinking and control. The workshop is from 12:30-2:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance and includes lunch. To register for the workshop, visit and select the calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at  

Ukulele Phenom

Global ukulele phenom Taimane will bring her quartet and dancers to the South Bay on Oct. 23 following the release of her latest album, “Hawaiki.” The show is at 3 p.m. at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach. Tickets are $15-$45. For tickets, go to, email or call (800) 595-4849.

Pier to Pier Friendship Walk

The annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk is set for 9 a.m. on Oct. 30. Check-in is 8 a.m. at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Participants will walk to the Hermosa Beach Pier and back in support of the Friendship Foundation and local schools. Register at

Riviera Village Trick or Treat

Children are invited to trick or treat at the shops at Riviera Village from 3-6 p.m. on Oct. 31. South Catalina Avenue will be closed to traffic from Avenue I to Palos Verdes Blvd. for the event.

Redondo Beach Library Trick or Treat

Families are invited to stop by the Redondo Beach Public Library on Oct. 31 and trick or treat at the main library (303 N. Pacific Coast Highway) and north branch (2000 Artesia Blvd.), 3-7 p.m. ER


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