El Segundo October 2018 Calendar
Thursday, October 18
El Segundo Museum of Art presents Experience #37: MATRIARCHS. Curated by two indigenous curators – Kristen Dorsey (Chickasaw Nation) and Jaclyn Roessel (Diné) – MATRIARCHS will feature multiple works by 12 contemporary womxn indigenous artists representing 14 indigenous communities. Four artists represent communities indigenous to California. Featured in the experience are an array of mediums including fashion, metalwork, photography, painting, basketry, and video. Free admission. 1 p.m. ESMoA, 208 Main Street, El Segundo.
Friday, October 19
“It’s alive!” is a line that will live on forever as we recall the first moments of life for cinema’s most recognized and beloved monster of all time. Karloff’s sympathetic performance evokes fear while also breaking our hearts. This film made him a huge star after years of working as an unknown actor. Frankenstein is nothing less than a classic. 8:15 p.m. Tickets $10. Tickets are on sale at the theater’s box office 30-minutes before each show time. For more information call (310) 322-2592 or visit oldtownmusichall.org/schedule.html.
Saturday, October 20
West Basin Municipal Water District’s Water Harvest. Bring the community together. Water education, stage shows, games, and kids costume contest. Free family event. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility, 1935 S. Hughes Way, El Segundo. For event details visit westbasin.org/waterharvest. Free parking and shuttle service at 1960 E Grand Ave., El Segundo.
New works by 13 Artlife artists. Dress costume, expect Halloween surprises. Live music and refreshments. 6 – 9 p.m. Exhibit runs through Oct. 30. Artlife Gallery, 720 C S. Allied Way, Plaza El Segundo. (310) 938-2511.
Sunday, October 21
Ladies care care
The Automobile Driving Museum Ladies’ Car Care Roadside Car Maintenance class. Get hands-on with changing a tire, carry out a variety of simple roadside visual checks to rule out problems, and learn how to properly jump-start a car. 1 – 3 p.m. Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport St., El Segundo. $5. To purchase tickets visit TheADM.org/Grease-Girl or call (310) 909-0950.
Monday, October 22
Make a wine cork pumpkin to add to your autumn home decor. All supplies are provided. Free. 12 – 1 p.m. El Segundo Library, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. Call (310) 524-2728 for more information.
Friday, October 26
The 3rd Annual Halloween Monster Ball benefiting the Phase One Foundation. Cocktails, bites, auction, dancing, surprises and more. 7:30 p.m. Big Door Studios, 114 Sheldon Street, El Segundo. Tickets are $175 at the door. For information and ticket purchase visit halloweenmonsterball.org.
Saturday, October 27
Don’t judge a book by it’s cover. The Living Library encourages participants to sit down with “human books” for conversation to promote empathy and a better understanding of people’s life experiences. The Living Library collection includes a refugee, environmentalist, homeless advocate, police officer, millennial, a teenager with Down’s Syndrome, and more. 1 – 4 p.m. El Segundo Library, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. For more information call (310) 524-2728.
Every Saturday, weather permitting
Let’s go fishing
The Department of Beaches and Harbors offers an introductory course to shore fishing. Fishing poles and bait will be provided at no cost. Anglers typically catch surfperch, croaker, corbina, halibut, and leopard shark. All ages welcome. Anyone under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 9 – 10:30 p.m. Dockweiler Youth Center, 12505 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey. Call (310) 726-4128 to register for each class.
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. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. 10 – 11 a.m. Dockweiler Youth Center, 12505 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey. For questions call (310) 726-4128.
Sunday, October 28
The Automobile Driving Museum annual Trunk or Treat Halloween Party. Free for children 10 and under. A SAFE Family Fun event. Folklorico Dancers. Costume contest and Spooky car cruise-in. Food Trucks with special treats. Hearse cars, games, treats and tricks all day at the museum. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport St., El Segundo. Admission $10 To purchase tickets and information visit TheADM.org or call (310) 909-0950.
The Dollface Dames
The Dollface Dames and The Smoky Hollow Tasting & Taproom R6 Distillery bring you a night of Vintage Entertainment in a real Speakeasy. Enter through the Distillery to the private Speakeasy for a night of live entertainment. Only Ticketed patrons are allowed access to the magical world of fantasy, dancing, & variety acts brought to you by The Dollface Dames at this after hours party, shhh don’t tell the coppers. This hidden gem seats an intimate 50 patrons, so do not wait. There is a different show every month. 8 – 10 p.m. R6 Distillery, 909 E. El Segundo Blvd., El Segundo. General Admission: $20 (Seating is first come first served). VIP Admission: $35. Dress Code: Vintage or dress to impress. Must be 21+ to enter.
Monday, October 29
On the last Monday of every month the Genealogy Club welcomes those interested in researching their family history. Share and learn from others while working on your own project in a group setting. Free. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. El Segundo Library, 111 W. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo. Call (310) 524-2728 for more information.
Come and experience Tai Chi class to learn and practice the forms that promote
relaxation, balance, coordination, flexibility and strength. 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Dockweiler Youth Center, 12505 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey. For more information or to register for classes, please call (310) 726-4128.
Tuesday, October 30
Join you fellow teens (entering into grades 6-12) for a series of hands-on activities, competitions, and gatherings. Decorate Halloween cookies as classic monsters like Frankenstein, the Mummy, Dracula, or any other Halloween-inspired creatures. Al Teen Club events are fre and supplies are included (while supplies last). Snacks are provided. No registration is required and drop-ins are welcome. 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. El Segundo Library, 350 Main St., El Segundo. For questions or information about this or any other Teen Club event call (310) 524-2726.
by Judy Rae