Through Wednesday, March 31
6th Annual Flair Cares Food Drive
The drive benefits the Food Pantry, LAX and the Salvation Army Santa Monica Food Pantry. Flair is matching donations up to 250 pounds. Unopened, canned or boxed food. No food that has passed its expiration date or packaged in glass. Stores in Redondo Beach, Santa Monica, Studio City and Valencia. For more information, visit FlairCleaners.com or call 310-318-8652.
Thursday, March 25
The Redondo Ballet Company’s Outreach Team will host a virtual storytime at 10 a.m. on the Redondo library’s Facebook page.
Weekly Zoom support group for practicing meditation, a skill to quiet the mind and help relieve stress. 4-5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call 310-517-4701. RSVP to email@example.com.
Virtual wine tasting
Uncorked Wineshops will present Women in Wine, a virtual wine tasting, at 6 p.m. The event features Gretchen Lieff, founder and president of Lieff Wines, Sarah Licklider, owner/operator of LIOCO and Ashley Heisey, vice president of winemaking at Long Meadow Ranch. Their host will be Jeff Bonafede of Uncorked Wineshops. Tasting kits, which include three bottles of wine, can be ordered for $100 at uncorkedwineshops.com or by calling (424) 247-7117 in Hermosa Beach or (310)-372-2021 in Manhattan Beach. Proceeds benefit Kids Play International.
Friday, March 26
Virtual Story Time
The Los Angeles County Library will present Smarty Pants Storytime at 11 a.m. There will be books, songs, rhymes and movement for children ages two to five. To register for this virtual event go to lacountylibrary.org. The event is listed in the Kids section under Virtual Programming.
Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach will offer a free workshop, “Eating Well During Cancer Treatment,” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Zoom. Registered dietician Marissa Martorana will discuss how to eat well during cancer treatment to help with common side effects. To join the workshop email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit www.cscrb.org.
The Hermosa Beach Rotary hosts a Certified Farmers Market noon to 4 p.m. every Friday. 1035 Valley Drive, Hermosa Beach.
Roadium Drive-in Theater is showing “Mean Girls.” Gates open at 6 p.m., with the movie starting at 7 p.m. Gates close at 7:15 a.m. $30 per vehicle. Due to COVID-19 restrictions the snack bar will be closed. For tickets, go to Eventbrite and search for Roadium. 2500 Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance. roadium.com.
Sunday, March 28
125 socially distanced sellers will transform the streets of downtown Torrance into an eclectic open air antique flea market, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be an antique appraisal booth charging $3 per item and downtown restaurants will be open for patio dining. Pet friendly; free admission and parking. Face masks and social distancing required. For more information, call 310-328-6107 or visit discovertorrance.com.
The Riviera Village Farmers Market in Redondo Beach is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday. For more information, go to rivieravillagefarmersmarket.com.
Monday, March 29
Golden Egg Hunt
Eight golden eggs will be hidden daily at Ladera Linda Community Center today through April 3. Children ages one to 10 are invited to search for the eggs between noon and 5 p.m. Once they find one they may take it to the Community Center office in exchange for a prize. Limit one basket per household. The community center is located at 32201 Forrestal Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes. For more information, call 310-544-5260.
Free Jazz Concert
The Torrance Public Library will host professional jazz singer Andrea Miller at 5 p.m. The free concert will be available on the library’s Facebook page. For more information, call 310-618-5959.
Tuesday, March 30
The Manhattan Beach Certified Farmers Market is every Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Metlox Plaza behind Shade Hotel. For more information, go to downtownmanhattanbeach.com.
Caregiver Support Group
Torrance Memorial hosts a virtual support group for caregivers 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday. For more information, call 310-517-4711 or email TorranceMemorialHealthEducation@tmmc.com.
Weekly Zoom support group for practicing meditation, a skill to quiet the mind and help relieve stress. 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, call 310-517-4701. RSVP to email@example.com.
Wednesday, March 31
Purposely, powerful women
Join the purposely powerful women of the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce at 11:30 a.m. for a 2-hour Zoom conversation with speakers and panelists. Discussions will include: defining and finding your purpose, amplifying your superpower, discovering your passion, identifying your strengths, defining the work-life balance, using your purpose and power to achieve your goals and finding your inspiration by being purposely powerful. Register for this free event on the Chamber’s website: ManhattanBeachChamber.com.
Thursday, April 1
The Redondo Beach Certified Farmers Market is every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at George Freeth Way and Veterans Park West. For more information, call 310-372-1171, ext. 2252.
GI Joe Bootcamp is back. GI Joe’s group workout is designed to help people lose weight, tone, build endurance and network with others. In April, classes will be held 6 to 7 a.m. and 8 to 9 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and in May, classes are set for 5 to 6 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes are held in Manhattan Beach, Pier Southside. The cost is $220 for eight weeks of classes for residents and $240 for non-residents. To sign up, call 310-980-9339 or email JCactivity@icloud.com.
Celebrating Earth Day
Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes will hold events throughout April for guests and community members to celebrate and help preserve nature. There will be seed plantings, self-guided nature walks, a take-home art project, a DIY planting kit and more. For more information, go to www.terranea.com/spring/.
Gardening club to meet
The South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society will meet on Zoom at 1:30 p.m. on April 11. Karen Ostler will give a presentation on plant staging. She is a master stager of cacti and succulents. A link to the meeting is posted in the events section at southcoastcss.org. ER
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