Baywatch Community Calendar 10-6-22
Spotlight: “Carrie” returns to Hermosa, prom King, Queen to be crowned
The scariest scene in Steven King’s horror classic “Carrie,” starring Sissy Spacek, was filmed in the Pier Avenue Junior High girls locker room. The locker room is now part of the Hermosa Beach Historical Museum, which explains why the Historical Society and the Hermosa Community Resources Department are hosting a screening of the film on Thursday October 13, at the former junior high auditorium, which is now the Hermosa Community Theater. The evening begins with a reception at the Museum, at 6:30 to 8 p.m. Prom attire is encouraged, and a King and Queen will be crowned. The film begins 8 p.m.. Tickets are $10 per person at hermosabeach.gov via the calendar. Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Hermosa Beach Community Center, 710 Pier Ave. The movie screening is for ages 18 and older. ER
Torrance art exhibits
The Torrance Art Museum has debuted its fall exhibitions, open from October to 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.” Admission is free, with the museum open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information, go to torranceartmuseum.com.
Redondo Beach art exhibit
Hermosa Beach artist Kimie Joe has a solo art exhibit through Nov. 1 at Cherry Co, 211 Avenida del Norte, Redondo Beach. There will be an artist reception from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7. 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, go on sale on Oct. 10. 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. Tickets will be for sale at miracostadramaboosters.org.
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 for Oct. 22. The event pairs 300 at-risk children from non-profit organizations, foster care, shelters and schools with 300 caring 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 psiloveyoufoundation.org/datb-event-announcement.
Thursday, Oct. 6
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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. 7
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Hermosa Beach Rotary hosts a Certified Farmers Market every Friday, noon to 4 p.m., at 1035 Valley Drive.
The South Bay Athletic Club meets at noon at H.T. Grill, 1701 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach. The speakers this week are John Papadakis, a former USC football captain, and Peninsula High football coach David Young. The luncheon is open to the public. Lunch is $30.
Exercises for Osteoporosis
Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) offers this free workshop led by Dr. Sarah Shimanek, a board-certified clinical specialist in women’s health physical therapy. Participants will learn appropriate exercises for osteoporosis or osteopenia and how to strengthen muscles to improve bone density. Shimanek will provide examples of exercises and discuss proper form, as well as what not to do when exercising. The workshop is from noon-1 p.m. on Zoom. To join this virtual workshop, visit cscsouthbay.org and select the online calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at Rebecca@CSCSouthBay.org.
New Hermosa Beach Museum exhibit
The museum’s latest rotating exhibit, “One Wall at a Time,” opens at 7 p.m. The exhibit chronicles the successful efforts of the Hermosa Beach Murals Project to bring public art to Hermosa Beach. The museum is located at 710 Pier Ave. For more information, go to hermosabeachhistoricalsociety.org.
Saturday, Oct. 8
JIMMY Family Surf Fiesta
The JIMMY Family Surf Fiesta is from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. at 42nd Street in Manhattan Beach. The surf contest welcomes surfers of all levels, including those just learning, who will be paired on a team with people with all different abilities. For more information and to register, go to jimmymillerfoundation.org/the-jimmy-2022.
Layla Paige and Friends Walk
The annual Layla Paige and Friends Walk for TrinityKids Care, hosted by actor and musician Jack Black, will take place from 8-11:30 a.m. at a new location: a private resort home overlooking Lunada Bay in Palos Verdes Estates. In addition to a walk along the bluffs, there will be entertainment, food, activity booths, raffle prizes and art created by TrinityKids Care patients and their families. Registration is $40 per adult and $15 for children ages 3-17. There’s no charge for children under age 3. All proceeds benefit TrinityKids Care, a hospice and palliative care program for children in Los Angeles and Orange counties. To register, go to providence.org/LaylasWalk.
Art on the Lawn Show
The Palos Verdes Art Center Artists will hold an Art on the Lawn Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8 and Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Malaga Cove Plaza, located at the entrance to Palos Verdes Estates on Palos Verdes Drive West between Via Chico and Via Corta. The event features paintings, jewelry, ceramics, photography, wearable art and prints from the seven art groups affiliated with Palos Verdes Art Center.
April’s Fools Comedy Improv Troupe will present “The Fools of Autumn” at 7:30 p.m. at the Pier Avenue Second Story Theater, inside the Hermosa Beach Community Center at 710 Pier Ave. Tickets are $10 general admission and $8 seniors. For tickets, call 310-318-1705 or go to aprilsfoolsimprov.com.
Sunday, Oct. 9
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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.
Live chamber music
The Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay’s 40th season opens Oct. 9 with Anna Geniushene on piano performing works by Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn. The season will continue with Boris Allakhverdyan, clarinet principal with the Los Angeles Philharmonic on Nov. 13; Claire Huangci, piano, on Jan. 15; Marcia Dickstein on harp and Philip Vaiman on violin on March 5 and a concert titled, “Beethoven to Broadway,” on April 15. All concerts are at 7 p.m. at Norris Theatre, 27570 Norris Center Drive, Rolling Hills Estates. Tickets are $63, plus the facility fee. Subscriptions are available. For tickets, call 310-544-0403 or visit palosverdesperformingarts.com.
Tuesday, Oct. 11
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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 downtownmanhattanbeach.com.
Manhattan Beach candidates forum
There will be a Manhattan Beach City Council candidates forum, sponsored by the Manhattan Beach Senior Advisory Committee from 10-12 noon at the Joslyn Senior Center, 1601 Valley Ave. Manhattan Beach. Candidates will answer written questions from the audience.
Wednesday, Oct. 12
Girls Night Out
Cancer Support Community South Bay’s 18th annual Girls Night Out fundraiser will be held Oct. 12-14 at the Neptunian Woman’s Club, 920 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach. Girls Night Out is a festive and inspiring celebration of women in support of those who have been affected by cancer. There are three nights to choose from with delectable food, signature drinks, curated raffle packages, survivor stories, a live auction and a lively comedy show. Proceeds will help fund free cancer support programs at CSC South Bay. Reservations are $175 per person. Call 310-376-3550 to reserve a seat or go to cscsouthbay.org to purchase tickets online.
Thursday, Oct. 13
Coin club meeting
The Bay Cities Coin Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Westchester Masonic Lodge, 7726 West Manchester Ave., Playa Del Rey. There will be a show and tell, auctions, a 50/50 and a raffle. All ages are welcome, with gifts for kids. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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 Oct. 16 at the 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 http://sbcms.net.
Hermosa Beach Mayor Michael Detoy will hold his next Monthly Conversations & Park Refresh on Oct. 15, 9-10:30 a.m., at Moondust Parkette, 1014 2nd St. Ten to 15 volunteers are needed to help paint the park.
Award-winning Hawaiian slack key guitarist Patrick Landeza will be at San Pedro’s Grand Annex on Oct. 15 to perform his new CD, “Patrick Landeza & Sons.” Joining him on stage will be Justin Firmeza on Hawaiian steel guitar and keyboard and PJ Landeza on bass guitar. The show is at 8 p.m. General admission is $23. For tickets, go to grandvision.org/event/patrick-landeza-hawaiian-slack-key.
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 will be held on Oct. 17, 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 cscsouthbay.org and select the calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at Rebecca@CSCSouthBay.org.
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 westcoastballet.org.
Live ukulele music
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 https://www.kalakoa.com/, email email@example.com 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 our children. Register at http://skechersfriendshipwalk.com. ER