El Segundo Community Calendar 2-20-2020
Friday, February 21
Draw with us
ESMoA drawing club for adults. Come in and just draw. Start with warm up drawing exercises and then just draw, taking inspiration from the featured artworks. Free. Materials provided. 10 – 11 a.m. El Segundo Museum of Art, 208 Main St., El Segundo. For questions call (424) 277-1020 or email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Relax and de-stress from your week with fun activities in the Teen room every other Friday. Activities include games, movies, and more. High School Teens only. 3 – 5 p.m. El Segundo Public Library Teen Room, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. Questions? Call (310) 524-2722.
Free Yoga class at the Dockweiler Youth Center. Bring your own mat and a bottle of water. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 12505 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey. Call (310) 726-4128 ro register for class.
A winter animation festival runs the gamut of classic cartoon characters and animation superstars. From the silent era antics of Felix the Cat (who turns 100 this year!) to the early talkie masterpieces of Max Fleischer (Betty Boop and Popeye) and Walter Lantz (Oswald Rabbit), these are the delightful short subjects that entertained movie audiences of all ages at the movie houses each week. They don’t make ’em like this anymore – and on the big screen, they will blow you away. Boop-oop-a-doop and vodee-oh-doh! Through Sunday, February 23. Fri. 8:15 p.m., Sat. 2:30 p.m. & 8:15 p.m., Sun. 2:30 p.m. $10 regular admission, $8 seniors (62+). Tickets are on sale at the theater’s box office 30-minutes before each show time. Every show begins with music played on the pipe organ, an audience sing along, and a comedy short. There is a 15-minute intermission, followed by the feature film. Old Town Music Hall, 140 Richmond St., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 322-2592.
Saturday, February 22
El Segundo Little League annual opening day parade and ceremony at George Brett Field. 8:30 – 10 a.m. Located in the northeast corner of Recreation Park, El Segundo.
Show your muscles
Muscle car show at The Automobile Driving Museum. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Free for spectators. (Donations appreciated.) Food truck. Mobile coffee and espresso provided by Atomic Cafe. 610 Lairport St., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 909-0950 or visit theADM.org.
Come sit by the ocean at Dockweiler Beach to learn, enjoy, and make a craft project at this free “Make It and Take It” craft class for kids 0-12 years old. 10 – 11 a.m. Dockweiler Youth Center, 12505 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey. For questions call (310) 726-4128. For a calendar visit beaches.lacounty.gov/dockweiler-youth-center.
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their new “Pushing the Limits” World Tour to Anaheim. Globetrotters’ fans will experience even bigger moments and memories, including a live world record attempt at each game. The Hall of Fame team’s 94th consecutive year will feature over 280 games through April in North America. Shows at 2 and 7 p.m. Honda Center, 2695 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim. Tickets are now on sale at harlemglobetrotters.com/SoCal.
Guys night out
A crazy game of poker to benefit Ed! at the 7th annual Guys Night Out! Go ALL IN to give our schools the chance to play with a complete deck and provide opportunities where every student wins. $65 general admission. 641 Sheldon St., El Segundo. Tacos, pizza, subs and more. 6 – 10 p.m. Get tickets at esedf.org/fundraisers/guys-night-out/. For questions call (310) 615-2650 x1702.
Sunday, February 23
Good morning workout
Join Athleta for free in-store events throughout the month. Events include yoga, pilates, Move & Tone, MInd + Body workouts and more. Classes are taught by Athleta brand ambassadors and local fitness instructors. All you need to bring is your mat and a water. 10 – 11 a.m. The Point, 850 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 414-5280 or visit thepointsb.com/2018/10/08/athleta-free-events/.
Monday, February 24
South Bay Republican monthly meeting. Presentations, discussions on local,state,and federal issues. Refreshments. Easy parking. 6 – 9 p.m. El Segundo Library, downstairs meeting room, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. For questions call Pat at (310) 322-5603 or visit facebook.com/southbayreplicanassembly.
Dockweiler Youth Center presents Zumba Fitness with Cammie Richardson. Free. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dockweiler Youth Center, 12505 Vista Del Mar, Playa Del Rey. For information call (310) 726-4128.
Tuesday, February 25
Rock & Brews storytime
A special storytime at Rock and Brews. Enjoy reduced adult beverages and kids meals. 4 – 5 p.m. Storytime begins at 4:30 p.m. Rock & Brews, 143 Main Street, El Segundo. Questions? Call (310) 524-2722.
Wednesday, February 26
Donate 4 life
Save a life. 2 – 7 p.m. El Segundo Masonic Lodge, 520 Main St., El Segundo. Usually takes about an hour. For more blood drives near you visit redcrossblood.org. For questions call 1-800-RED CROSS(1-800-733-2767).
Thursday, February 27
Take an Older Adult Website Tour and get to know the new El Segundo City Website. You will be introduced to the new look and features of the site, get practice trying out commonly used features and answer any questions you might have about the site. Registration is required. Sign up online at signupgenius.com/go/70a0e48aca92faaf85-tour or call the Teen/Adult services desk at (310) 524-2728.
Paper with Wallace
Art can enlighten and illustrate complex emotions. Join Wallace Maguire in creating an artwork that honors and expresses our emotional complexities using embroidery on paper techniques. Create a personalized design using a flash sheet of imagery curated by Wallace or design your own using the materials provided. Suggested donation: $10 (includes materials). No prior experience required; open minds and open hearts welcome. Designed for audiences ages 18 and up. 6 – 7:30 p.m. ESMoA, 208 Main St., El Segundo. Sign up at Eventbrite/Embroidery on Paper with Wallace Maguire. For questions call (424) 277-1020.
A parenting series with Leah Neihaus, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in working with adolescents, young adults and their families will present on parenting adolescents. You will hear ideas and strategies on setting healthy boundaries while still connecting with our adolescent children. 7 p.m. Manhattan Beach Community Church assembly hall, 303 S. Peck Ave., Manhattan Beach. Contact Laura Lind with questions at email@example.com.
Friday, February 28
A fun family craft activity perfect for the whole family. Drop ins welcome. Free. For children ages 5 and up. 2 – 3 p.m. El Segundo Public Library, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 524-2726. For future events visit elsegundolibrary.org.
Del Guido Trio
A special performance from The Del Guido Trio! These guys will be playing groovy tunes to jazz up your night. La Mosca Cocina Taco Truck will be serving up some delicious food. No cover charge. 7:30 p.m. R9 Distillery, 909 E. El Segundo Blvd., El Segundo. For questions call (424) 277-1134.
Astaire and Rogers
Four great films from the iconic dancing duo of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Four finest of their ten films will be shown. Friday at 8:15 p.m., The Gay Divorcee. Saturday at 2:30 p.m., Top Hat. Saturday at 8:15 p.m., Swing Time. Sunday at 2:30 p.m., Carefree. $10 regular admission, $8 seniors (62+). Tickets on sale at the theater’s box office 30-minutes before each show time (cash or checks only). Every show begins with music played on the pipe organ, an audience sing along, and a comedy short. There is a 15-minute intermission, followed by the feature film. Old Town Music Hall, 140 Richmond St., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 322-2592.
Saturday, February 29
Affair of the Heart Gala
Richstone Family Center Affair of the Heart Gala. A night of Vintage Glamour honoring Kinecta Federal Credit Union, and Paul & Talia Frederick. 6:30 p.m. Porsche South Bay, 14610 Hindry Ave., Hawthorne. For tickets contact Allison at (310) 970-1921 x137, firstname.lastname@example.org. Register at e.givesmart.com/events/fb9/.
Grab your flapper gear and your dapper threads for a night of fun and celebration of Plant A Seed’s continuing successes and build for the future. Over the past 15 years, Plant A Seed has helped communities in Cameroon with educational resources and clean water, helped Jespa Awomah obtain surgery and start college, and has now helped local El Segundo students fulfill a dream to bring after-school sports programs (Soccer for Kids) to under-served communities. Music by Angry Donkey. 7 – 11 p.m. Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport St., El Segundo. Purchase tickets at eventbrite/Plant A Seed’s Roaring 20s Casino Night! For more info visit 3plantaseedafrica.org.
by Judy Rae