Judy Rae

El Segundo Community Calendar March 2019

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Gate14 and Crossfit Rising Wave team up for the First Annual Smoky Hollow El Tercero block party and fitness challenge. Proceeds to benefit Barbells for Boobs breast cancer research. Saturday, March 16, noon to 6 p.m. $10 for the fitness challenge for all levels (barbells, burpees and a run/walk). Food and drink from Rafas Tacos, Beyond Meat, Indie Brewing Co, Rock ‘N Brews, R6 Distillery and Blue Butterfly Coffee. For more information visit Gate14.net or Crossfitrisingwave.com.

Friday, March 22

Larry, Moe & Curly at the Music Hall

A hilarious selection of shorts from three of the funniest guys ever. There were almost 200 Three Stooges comedies, starting in the 1930s.  Bring the kids and get ready to laugh out loud.

Friday 8:15 p.m., Saturday 2:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m., Sunday 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. Old Town Music Hall, 140 Richmond Street, El Segundo. For questions call (310) 322-2592 or visit oldtownmusichall.org.

Drawing at ESMoA

Start with warm-up drawing exercises and then just draw, taking inspiration from the featured artworks. 10 – 11 a.m. Every Friday or just drop-in. Drawing materials provided. Adults only. All skill levels welcome. Free. ESMoA(El Segundo Museum of Art), 208 Main St., El Segundo. For questions call (424) 277-1020 or visit esmoa.org.

Saturday, March 23

Donate 

The American Red Cross has a severe shortage of type O blood and urges type O donors – as well as eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types – to give now. 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. El Segundo Masonic Lodge, 520 Main St., El Segundo. Make an appointment to donate blood or platelets by visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Save a life with CPR

The American Heart Association CPR AED Class covering Adults, Child & Infant CPR AED as well as choking relief  is designed for those in the healthcare profession. However anyone may take this comprehensive class. $80 per person. 8:45 a.m.  To register visit cprcovered.com/classes-%26-registration. 2250 Park Place, El Segundo.

Vintage women

The Automobile Driving Museum All-Women’s Car Show and Vintage Fashion Exchange bings together women and their cars. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $20. Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport Street, El Segundo. (310) 909-0950 or visit automobiledrivingmuseum.org.  

Junk in your trunk

The City of El Segundo Recreation & Parks Department presents the Junk in Your Trunk Community Sale. This one-of-a-kind event brings unique items that can be purchased all in one place.  8 – 11 a.m. Joslyn Center Parking lot,339 Sheldon St., El Segundo. Access the parking lot from East Grand Avenue and Sheldon Street. For information or directions call the City of El Segundo Recreation and Parks Department at (310) 524-2705.

Drawing for fun

Loosen up and draw for the fun of it. Play group drawing games, do guided exercises, and free draw in the gallery space with guest facilitator Kiley Wolff. No experience needed with drawing or having fun; all skill levels welcome. Free. ESMoA(El Segundo Museum of Art), 208 Main St., El Segundo. 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. For questions call (424) 277-1020 or visit esmoa.org.

Prison gourmet

A restaging of Karla Diaz’s multi-disciplinary installation Prison Gourmet will take place in ESMoA’s gallery. Prison Gourmet encourages visitors to think about the politics of food and resistance. The project evolved from the artist’s experience with an imprisoned family member. Diaz will recreate one of the prison recipes she has collected from inmates and share samples with the audience. Free. 1 – 3 p.m. ESMoA(El Segundo Museum of Art), 208 Main St., El Segundo. For questions call (424) 277-1020 or visit esmoa.org.

Sunday, March 24

Garden club

Grab your coffee or tea. This week’s topic “Contain Yourself – Container Gardening”. Classes are on Sunday’s from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Free. International Garden Center, 155 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 615-0353 or visit igardencenter.com.

Wednesday, March 27

Book discussion

An evening of inspired conversation about The Wangs VS the World by Jade Chang. Books are available at the Reference Desk and also available in ebook format. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. El Segundo Public Library, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 524-2722 or visit eslib.org.

Park meditation

Practice mindfulness mediation in a peaceful setting. All levels or experience are welcome. Meet at the gazebo in Library Park. El Segundo Public Library, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. For questions call (310) 524-2722 or visit eslib.org.

Friday, March 29

March Madness with Rotary

The Rotary Club of El Segundo and Automobile Driving Museum present March Madness. Benefitting El Segundo Teacher Grants and ADM STEAM Initiatives. A night of beer, wine, food, and basketball. 30+ Beers, 10+ Wines, and 5+ food vendors. Pop-A-Shot Basketball Tournament (Men and Women’s Leagues) with great prizes. Silent Auction and Raffles, Live Music. $42 per person. 6 – 10 p.m. Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport Street, El Segundo. For questions call (310) 909-0950 or visit automobiledrivingmuseum.org.

Saturday, April 13

Barbershop Quartets

See some of the finest singing groups in the Los Angeles area at the 35th Annual Los Angeles Regional A Cappella Singing Contest. Sponsored by the South Bay Coastliners Barbershop chapter. 7:30 p.m. El Segundo Performing Arts Center, 640 Main St., El Segundo. $28, students $10, VIP seating $35. For tickets call (800) 595-4849 or visit harmony-sweepstakes.com/losangeles. 

Celebrating a $116,263 dollar check presentation from the Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship walk to the El Segundo Education foundation are Friendship Foundation CEO Nina Patel and founder Rabbi Yossi Mintz, Skechers executive director Robin Curren, El Segundo Ed foundation development director Laura Johnes, El Segundo Ed Foundation CEO Carol Pirsztuk, El Segundo Superintendent Dr. Melissa Moore, El Segundo Ed Foundation communication director Molly Reichle and Skechers CEO Michael Greenberg. The October walk between the Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach pier drew over 14,000 participants and raised over $2 million for schools and the Friendship Foundation. Photo courtesy of Skechers

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Sherry Kramer, of Continental Development (second from left) is joined by Continental CEO Richard Lundquist, wife Melanie and El Camino Education Foundation director Andrea Sala at the El Camino College Distinguished Alumni dinner at the Torrance Marriott Hotel on Feb. 1. Kramer was recognized as a Distinguished Alumna for her service on the boards of the Torrance Memorial Medical Center, The South Bay Police & Fire Memorial Foundation, Torrance Cultural Arts Center and the Education Foundation Advisory Boards in El Segundo, Manhattan Beach and Torrance. Other Distinguished Alumnae honorees were Beach Boy Brian Wilson, State Assemblyman Rocky Chavez (R – San Diego) and Dan Keenan of Keenan and Associates. Photo courtesy of El Camino College.

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