Baywatch Community Calendar 2-22-24

Upcoming:

Insomniac Night poetry open mic HB Museum

Thursday, February 29

Interested in the music, poetry, art, and history of the Beatnik Movement? The Hermosa Beach Museum is hosting a night in honor of the historic Insomniac Cafe this month Drawing on the Insomniac’s history as a cultural touchstone, the evening will feature open mic poetry, art, and music along with coffee and light refreshments. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and poetry readings begin at 6 p.m. Open to all; high school students to seniors welcome to read. Registering for the event provides general admission. hbmuseum.org. To be added to the program and read a poem at the event, email hermosabeachmuseum@gmail.com. Hermosa Beach Museum, 710 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach.

 

Thursday, February 22

Older Adults: Dine & Discover MB Joslyn Center

Experience mind-blowing entertainment with Mentalist James Knight. Knight is an award-winning mentalist, magician, and hypnotist entertainer. 12 – 2 p.m. Joslyn Community Center, 1601 N. Valley Dr., Manhattan Beach. Reserve your spot: (310) 802-5430.

Electromagnetic Frequencies CSC–– via Zoom 

Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) free workshop led by Tracie Coe, a certified Functional Health, EMF and Pilates practitioner. Participants will learn about EMF and the science of how it affects biological functions. Easy proven solutions to protect oneself while enjoying modern day technology will also be provided. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Join Up: CSCSouthBay.org and select the online calendar. Information: Rebecca Sul at Rebecca@CSCSouthBay.org.  

 

Friday, February 23

Lunch and Learn: PT for Constipation CSC – In Person and via Zoom 

Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) free workshop led by Dr. Sarah Shimanek, a board-certified clinical specialist in women’s health physical therapy. Participants will learn tips and tricks from a physical therapist to help deal with constipation. Shimanek will share exercises, self-massage techniques, toileting habits, and more that can help to manage this condition. 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. 2601 Airport Dr., Suite 100, Torrance. Register by Feb. 19. Registration: CSCSouthBay.org and select the online calendar. Information: Rebecca Sul, Rebecca@CSCSouthBay.org.

 

Saturday, February 24

Flypoet RB Performing Arts 

The most epic All-star spoken word competition experience the West Coast has ever seen. 6 – 10 p.m. Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach. $40. Tickets: Eventbrite.com.

Pink Floyd Tribute HB Community Theatre

The LA-based 7-piece band brings to life Pink Floyd’s classic hits and tasty album cuts in a 2-hour sound and light show featuring giant inflatables, puppets, laser lights, and non-stop multimedia recreating a Pink Floyd concert. $35 – $55. 7:30 – 10 p.m. Hermosa Beach Community Theatre, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Tickets: continuous-signal.com.

Outdoor sound bath MB

The weekly session begins with a cultivation of community and closeness as we get acquainted and set our intentions for the journey. Pranayama breathwork, chakra and affirmation card reading. $33. – $38. 11 a.m. 2601 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach.Tickets: universe.com.

SB’s Got Talent Torrance Art Center

See the best talent that the South Bay has to offer in our ninth annual regional talent competition. Open to all ages and genres of performing … and the best part: The audience helps decide the winner. 7 – 9:30 p.m. Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Dr., Torrance. $25 – $35. Tickets: torrancearts.org/show/south-bays-got-talent.

Garden education with SCBG

The South Coast Botanic Garden is spending the afternoon at the Southeast Library! Join a representative of the Garden for a hands-on, educational program featuring a curated selection of items from their conservatory. 12 p.m. Southeast Library, 23115 Arlington Ave., Torrance. 

El Segundo High School Robotics Demo

An exciting showcase of high school robotics by the El Segundo High School P.O.T.A.T.O.E.S. Witness the innovative creations these young engineers and designers have developed with their outstanding programming and creative skills. Free. 3:30 p.m. Code Ninjas, 710 S. Allied Way, El Segundo. Information: codeninjas.com/ca-elsegundo, (310) 616-3225.

 

Sunday, February 25

Dog walking SCBG

Grab your leash and your fur babies and head to the South Coast Botanic Garden during special dog-walking hours. Bring your four-legged friends to the Garden for a stroll throughout 87 acres. While there are a few areas off limits to the dogs (including the Dorothy and John Bohannon Rose Garden, the Koi Pond and the new Pollination Garden), the dogs are able to enjoy the majority of our beautiful oasis while remaining on leash. Members are free. General ticket price $15/adult, $11/seniors, $5/child, and all dogs $5. 8 – 5 p.m. 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. Questions: (424) 452-0920.

Vintage treasures Old Torrance

Over 200 talented vendors with antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing, jewelry, vinyl, furniture, tasty treats, arts and crafts and home decor…all on sale at bargain prices. Antique appraisal booth – only $3 per item.  Live music. DJ Ozzie in the park. Starting this month, The Drop Out Cyclery is offering free valet services to bike riders attending the Faire. Free admission and pet friendly. Information: (310) 328-6107. 

Saxophonist Sergey Govorov at St. Paul’s

Glissando Foundation and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church present the extraordinary Russian saxophonist and Yamaha Artist Sergey Govorov in exciting duo collaboration with Vladimir Khomyakov on piano and organ. The program highlights the classical side of the saxophone, featuring a diverse mix of composers including Johann Sebastian Bach, Astor Piazzolla, Pedro Iturralde, George Gershwin and more. 7 p.m. 31290 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes. Tickets and Information: glissando.org/coco.

Veteran’s pancake breakfast RB Elks

Join the Redondo Beach Lodge #1378 every 4th Sunday of every month for a Veteran’s Pancake Breakfast. Military Veterans dine for free! $12. Per person. Children under 5 are free. 8 – 11 a.m. 315 Esplanade, Redondo Beach. If you’d like to volunteer: Sign-up on the Lodge bulletin board. Coordinator: Bobbie Mauricio (805) 235-1151.

 

Monday, February 26

3D Thunderstorm Katy Geissert Library

Toddlers and preschoolers are invited to make a fluffy thunderstorm and fuzzy lightning and squishy rain. 3:30 p.m. Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd., Torrance. 

 

Tuesday, February 27

Bunco Hermosa Five-0

Bunco is a 12-player dice game that only requires luck to win. There is no strategy, no talent is needed, and it moves fast. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Hermosa Five-0 Senior Activity Center, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Effective February 1, 2024, the Community Resources Department will be implementing a membership requirement for all those who wish to participate in any activity offered through the Hermosa Five-O Senior Activity Center. Get a membership today by emailing hbconnect@hermosabeach.gov, calling (310) 318-0280, or visiting the Senior Activity Center. 

Shotokan Kata class RB Woman’s Club

Work out and practice in a safe environment. Strengthen stance, stretch and improve core while training martial arts and self defense application. $10. 7 – 8 p.m. First timers at 6:30 p.m. 400 Broadway, Redondo Beach. RSVP: rbshotokan@gmail.com.

Begg pool community meeting MB

Explore options for modernizing the Begg Pool facility. Topics will include findings from the first community engagement meeting and survey, a proposed building program, and conceptual design options developed with HMC Architects. 6 – 8 p.m. City Council Chambers, 1400 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach or Zoom. Info: Melissa McCollum, Senior Recreation Manager, mmcollum@manhattanbeach.gov, mmcollum@manhattanbeach.gov, (310) 802-5416. Or visit manhattanbeach.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/begg-pool-feasibility-study.

Eating for a Healthy Heart – In Person and via Zoom

Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) free workshop led by Dianne Staso, a registered dietitian. Staso will discuss the latest research on diet and reducing your risks of heart disease. She will also provide a food demonstration with heart healthy recipes and an optional food sampling for those attending in-person. Register: CSCSouthBay.org and select the online calendar. If you plan to attend in person, register by Feb. 23. Noon to 1:30 p.m. 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance, CA  (Participants may also attend online). Information: Rebecca Sul, Rebecca@CSCSouthBay.org.

 

Wednesday, February 28

Winter movie: Balto N. Torrance Library

An exhilarating race against time in a remote Arctic village. 3:30 p.m. North Torrance Library, 3604 Artesia Blvd., Torrance. 

Feed the soul yoga RB Woman’s Club

Yin yoga is ling held floor poses and benefits include: calms and balances the mind and body, reduces stress and anxiety, increases circulation, and improves flexibility. Weekly. Set up at 5 p.m., yoga at 6 p.m., potluck at 7 p.m. All are welcome. No experience of skill necessary. 400 S. Broadway, Redondo Beach. Suggested donation $15. Information: redondowoman.org.

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