El Segundo Community Calendar 10-17-19
Haunted house at the Teen Center
El Segundo Recreation and Parks, along with Rotary and El Masonic Lodge present Twisted Tales: Haunted House on Grand Avenue. Twisted Tales takes classic fairytale to a whole new level Weekends through Oct. 31 with an extra special scary night on Halloween. Fri. & Sat., 6 – 10 p.m., Sun., 6 – 9 p.m. and 6 – 11 p.m. on Halloween. Teen Center, 405 E. Grand Ave. Presale wristbands available for purchase at the Clubhouse, Checkout Building and Joslyn Center in Recreation Park. $15. $20 at the door. (310) 524-2700 or elsegundo.org.
Thursday, October 17
Mummy & me
Halloween takes over Kids Club at The Point. Parents and kids can enjoy a monster party, pumpkin decorating, mummy wrapping and trick or treating. Fri. 10 a.m. – noon. 850 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., El Segundo.
Friday, October 18
A walking corpse
“The Mummy, with Borks Karloff, is one of the most beloved films from Universal’s classic horror period. Fri. 8:15 p.m. Saturday 2:30 p.m. $10 regular admission. $8 seniors (62+). Film tickets are not available on-line. Tickets on sale at the box office 30-minutes before each show. Cash or check only — no credit cards. Every show begins with pipe organ sing along, and a comedy short. 15-minute intermission is followed by the feature film. Old Town Music Hall, 140 Richmond St., El Segundo. (310) 322-2592 or oldtownmusichall.org.
Saturday, October 19
Harvest Fest in the Garden
The International Garden Center hosts the Second Annual Harvest Festival, with a BBQ, petting zoo, pumpkin treats and an all ages scavenger hunt. 1 – 4 p.m. 155 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 615-0353 or visit igardencenter.com.
Renaissance at the library
A staple at numerous Renaissance Fairs, The Storywrens bring the ancient stories of the Celtic and European traditions to life with all of their romance, passion and adventure. 2 p.m. El Segundo Library’s Sue Carter Community Room, 11 W. Main St., El Segundo. The program is part of a series called Concerts in the Library, featuring classical and jazz programs, as well as music from different traditions. For additional information and other Library Club events, please call (310) 524-2728 or visit eslib.org.
Experience 43: PLANT
PLANT invites visitors to peek inside the studio of Amely Spoetzl, to explore her artworks, urban interventions, and more. Photographs of her artworks are created in collaboration with Bernd Zoellner. The Experience will include an interactive component Thicket, where the visitor can contribute to its formation, using drawing tools created by the artist. The ESMoA Experience Award recipient for PLANT is Jasmine Nyende, a LA-based new media artist, whose work includes poetry, fiber art, and experimental performance. 5 – 8 p.m. Curatorial remarks by Bernhard Zuenkeler at 6 p.m. RSVP encouraged. RSVP to email@example.com. El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA), 208 Main St., El Segundo. For future events visit esmoa.org.
Joan’s wish list
Help break the cycle of domestic violence by attending Joan’s Wish List annual event with the South Bay’s most notable food vendors, wine, beer and spirits, photo booth, live music, and silent auction. 6 – 10 p.m. Big Door Studios, 114 Sheldon St., El Segundo. Tickets and information at joanswishlist.org/event.
Monday, October 21
Maker Monday at the library
Two Maker Monday projects in one day! Create your own body scrubs using natural ingredients. 12 – 1 p.m. Beautify your space with unique designer light bulbs. 3 p.m. El Segundo Library, 111 W. Main St., El Segundo. For additional information about this or any other Library Club event, please call (310) 524-2728 or visit eslib.org.
Tuesday, October 22
Join fellow young teens (grades 6 – 8) for a series of hands-on activities, competitions, and gatherings. Create your own masterpiece just using tissue paper and water. 3:30 p.m. Free and supplies are included (while supplies last). Snacks provided. No registration is required and drop-ins are welcome. (310) 524-2728 or eslib.org.
Wednesday, October 23
R6 Distillery speaker
El Segundo Chamber of Commerce Lunch & Learn presents Rob Rubens, founder of R6 Distillery. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 909 E. El Segundo Blvd., El Segundo. For reservations call the Chamber at (310) 322-1220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit elsegundochamber.com.
Library Club for children five to 10-years-old includes stories, crafts and hands-on demonstrations. 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Sue Carter Friends of the Library Community Room, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Free and supplies are included. Drop-ins are welcome. (310) 524-2728 or eslib.org.
Thursday, October 24
Love letter on burlap
Watch Jasmine Nyende begin working on her installation, A Love Letter to the California Coast, a large scale embroidery work on burlap that will be installed in ESMoA’s Entry. Her work has been shown at institutions throughout Los Angeles including the Hammer Museum, Human Resources, and Sade Gallery. Visitors will have the chance to add to the installation during the run of Experience 43: PLANT. 1 – 4 p.m. ESMoA, 208 Main St., El Segundo. For future events visit esmoa.org.
Evening family storytime–enjoy stories, make a craft, and have fun. 6 – 7 p.m. Sue Carter Community Room, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not required. For information call (310) 524-2726 or visit eslib.org.
Friday, October 25
Come and draw at ESMoA. All skill levels welcome. Start with a warm-up drawing exercises and then just draw, taking inspiration from the featured artworks. Every Friday or just drop-in. Materials provided by ESMoA. Admission is free. 10 – 11 a.m. El Segundo Museum of Art, 208 Main St., El Segundo. For future events visit esmoa.org.
Free yoga classes at the Dockweiler Youth Center. Bring a mat/towel and water. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dockweiler Youth Center, 12505 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey. To register for class call (310) 726-4128 or visit beaches.lacounty.gov/la-county-beaches-events-and-programs/.
Saturday, October 26
El Segundo Rec & Parks Round Robin Pickleball Tournament. Mixed fixed, first to 11, grouped by skill level. T-shirts, music, food, prize drawings & awards. Fun starts at 8 a.m. $50 team registration ($25 per player includes t-shirt). For information call (310) 524-2708 or email email@example.com.
Water Harvest Festival
The Annual Water Harvest Festival returns to newly renovated Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility (ECLWRF) in El Segundo. The free, family-oriented event will celebrate the community’s efforts to secure the region’s water future with the theme “Water for Tomorrow.” 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 1935 S. Hughes Way, El Segundo. Free parking and shuttle service to the event will be available once at 1960 E. Grand Ave. (at Pacific Coast Highway) in El Segundo. For information parking directions, and a schedule of events visit westbasin.org/waterharvest.
Sunday, October 27
Trunk or treat
Join the annual Halloween party at Automobile Driving Museum. Free for kids 10 and under. $15 suggested donation, $10 Seniors, $5 ages 11 – 17. Folklorico dancers. Hearses, games, treats, and tricks all day. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 610 Lairport St., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 909-0950 or visit TheADM.org.
Monday, October 28
California Republican Assembly of the South Bay monthly meeting. Presentations discussions on local, state, and federal issues. Refreshments. Easy parking. 6 – 9 p.m. El Segundo Library, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. For more information visit southbayrepublicans.com.
Thursday, October 31
El Segundo Recreation Parks presents Halloween Frolic on Main Street. Games, ghouls, costume contests, creepers, food and fun. $8 pre-sale, $10 day of event. Frolic starts at 4 p.m. Costume contest at the city hall plaza at 4:30 p.m. 300 Main St., El Segundo. For more info visit facebook.com/events/403534860359726/?active_tab=about.
Saturday, November 2
Tour the Refinery
Visit the El Segundo Refinery during the Community Tour Day, featuring free one-hour bus tours and demonstrations. Tour reservations and government issued photo ID for adults required. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Chevron Administration Building, 324 W. El Segundo Blvd., El Segundo. RSVP at chevronelsegundo.com or call (310) 615-3747.
by Judy Rae