Baywatch Community Calendar 5-25-23

Luke Lonnes of the Beach Cities Cycling Club, and Tucker Merritt of Hermosa Cyclery managed the bike corral at Pier and Manhattan avenues over the Memorial Day Weekend Fiesta Hermosa last year. Photos by Kevin Cody

Event Spotlight:  Memorial Day Fiesta Redesigned

Fiesta Hermosa returns Memorial Day weekend. It opens Saturday, May 27 and runs through Monday, May 29. The Fiesta includes more than 200 vendors along Pier Avenue and Hermosa Avenue, a carnival, live music, a beer garden and a food fair offering up tacos, kettle corn, hot dogs and more. Parking is extremely limited. Attendees are encouraged to walk, bike, use public transportation or take park-and-ride from the Northrup Grumman lot on Aviation Blvd. at 33rd Street in north Redondo Beach. For more information, go to



Teen policing program

The Redondo Beach Police Department is accepting applications for its summer Teens in Policing program. The program begins June 15. Participants will learn about K9 policing, SWAT, CSI, detective work and more. To apple, email

South High class reunion

South High School’s Class of 1993’s 30-year reunion will take place July 15 at R/10 Social House on North Harbor Drive in Redondo Beach. There will be food, drinks, music and more. Tickets are $93 per person. Payments can me made via Venmo @SHS93reunion. Information:


Thursday, May 25

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.

Roadmap to Resiliency

Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) is offering this free workshop led by Dr. Arash Asher, director of Cancer Survivorship and Rehabilitation at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Cancer can induce spiritual and emotional distress. Participants will learn tips and lifestyle strategies to foster resiliency and fulfillment. The workshop is from 1-2 p.m. at 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance. Participants may also attend online. To register for the workshop, visit and select the online calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at


Friday, May 26

Farmers Market 90254

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

Comedy Sportz

Mira Costa’s final CSZ match of the school year will pit seniors against alumni. The match-up is at 7 p.m. in the small theater on campus. Admission is $5 at the door. 1401 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach.


Saturday, May 27

Car show

The Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo will host a Corvette car show from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The museum is located at 610 Laiport St. Information:


The 8-hour celebration of the music of Bob Dylan gets underway at noon in Torino Plaza at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive. The house band, Hard Rain, will be joined by solo artists, full bands and instrumentalists throughout the course of the day. For tickets, go to


Sunday, May 28

Torrance Antique Street Faire

More than 200 sellers on Sartori, El Prado, Marcelina and Post and in the Red Car Brewery parking lot. Antique appraisal booth — $3 per item. Live music. Free admission and parking. Pet friendly. For more information, call 310-328-6107.

Farmers Market 90277

The Riviera Village Certified Farmers Market in Redondo Beach is open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sundays. Information:


Monday, May 29

Memorial Day ceremony

Community members are invited to a Memorial Day ceremony at 1 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial at Veterans Park, 309 Esplanade, Redondo Beach. The keynote speaker is Rear Admiral Larry Watkins, U.S. Navy, 3rd Fleet. Other speakers include civic leaders, local elected officials and military dignitaries. The ceremony will be followed by a barbecue hosted by the Redondo Elks Lodge #1378, 315 Esplanade. The barbecue is free to veterans and members of the military, police officers and firefighters. A $5 donation is requested from all other guests.


Tuesday, May 30

Farmers Market 90266

The Manhattan Beach Certified Farmers Market is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. every Tuesday at Metlox Plaza. Information: 

National Senior Health & Fitness Week

The Center for Health & Fitness in Redondo Beach is offering free classes, educational lectures and assessments May 30-June 2. The center is located at 514 N. Prospect Ave. Information:


Wednesday, May 31

National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Join Beach Cities Health District for a movement class, nutrition demonstration and mental health and happiness workshop. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Redondo Beach Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach. Call 310-318-0650 to register.

Cancer Support: CBD/Cannabis Highlights

Cancer Support Community South Bay (CSC South Bay) is offering this free workshop led by nurse Elisabeth Mack. The workshop is from noon-1 p.m. on Zoom. To join the workshop, visit and select the online calendar. For more information, email Rebecca Sul at

Songwriter Showcase at Saint Rocke

7 – 11 p.m. at 142 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach. Information:



Car show

The annual Downtown Torrance Vintage Car Show returns June 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Produced by Legends Car Club and the Downtown Torrance Business Owners’ Association, all proceeds go to local charities. Free admission, live music and free parking at Honda on Torrance Boulevard. To register a vehicle for the show, call Rudy at 310-292-6894 or go to

All-Star games

The South Bay Senior All-Star Softball and Baseball Games are coming back after a three-year absence. The games, which closed down in 2020 due to COVID-19, are put on by the South Bay Athletic Club with assistance from Cal Pro Sports in Harbor City. The softball game will be Friday, June 2 at the Torrance High Softball Complex, 2200 W. Carson St. The baseball game will be Monday, June 5 at Redondo Union High School Memorial Field. The field entrance is on Vincent Street near Prospect Avenue. First pitch for each game is 6:30 p.m. Batting practice, which is open to the public, will start at 5:00 p.m. The softball coaches are Rudy Aguirre (Carson), Jason Belcher (West Torrance), Jennifer Dessert (Redondo) and Don Glavich (Torrance). The baseball coaches are Mike Barnhill (Redondo), Eric Fuller (Bishop Montgomery), Bill Dillon (Narbonne) and Rob Ybarra (Torrance). Admission to each game is $10 for adults and $5 for students with school ID and for youngsters. Infants will be admitted free.


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