Peninsula Event Calendar April 2022
Walk & Scavenger Hunt
Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes is home to many beautiful species of native plants and animals. Explore the scenic property with a self-guided nature walk and learn about wildlife in the region, as well as the history of the resort. Map available at Pointe Discover. Through April 30. 100 Terranea Way, RPV. For more information, call 310-494-7891.
SOAR at Garden
Come immerse yourself in the life of a tropical butterfly with South Coast Botanic Garden’s SOAR. Your journey begins as you step into the Host and Nectar Garden for an up close view of the butterfly habitat and the emergence of new species. Follow a guided tour as you interact with new tropical butterflies and view unique aspects of their lives. Build photo worthy experiences with these fluttering beauties of nature. Tickets are $5 for Members, and up to $22 for non-members, including price of Garden Admission. SOAR continues through July 31. 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard; 424-452-0920.
Rancho Palos Verdes hosts a county-wide, household hazardous waste and electronic waste round-up at the RPV City Yard facility located at 30940 Hawthorne Blvd. The round-up is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a temporary special event traffic control plan on Hawthorne Boulevard by the City Hall entrance and exit. Drive carefully. Due to COVID, there might be special safety protocol, such as mandatory face covering. For more information, go to RPVca.gov/calendar.
David Benoit Concert
Acclaimed jazz pianist David Benoit will bring his 50-piece Pacific Vision Youth Symphony to the Norris Theatre in Rolling Hills Estates. The concert, featuring pianist and composer Keiko Matsui, is at 8 p.m. 27570 Norris Center Dr., RHE. For tickets, go to palosverdesperformingarts.com.
Palos Verdes Library District hosts an adult chess drop-in event, Fridays 2-4 p.m.Join fellow community members for a friendly game of chess! Drop-ins welcome. No teacher/instruction provided. Malaga Cove Community Room, 2400 Via Campesina, PVE.
The 32rd annual Seahorse Classic charity golf tournament will be held at the Palos Verdes Country Club and begins at 8 a.m. Hosted by the Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital, all proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. The day’s activities include a shotgun scramble golf format, helicopter ball drop, longest putt contest, hole-in-one opportunities, post-round cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a raffle and a silent and online auction. To register, visit seahorseclassic.com. Tournament sponsor opportunities are available. For information, go to pcch.net.
Singer Sal Valentinetti from “America’s Got Talent” will be at the Norris Theatre in Rolling Hills Estates. The concert is at 8 p.m. 27570 Norris Center Dr., RHE. For tickets, go to palosverdesperformingarts.com.
Join the Palos Verdes Library District for a virtual evening of poetry writing, facilitated by Jie Tian, who holds an MFA in creative writing/poetry. The workshop is intended to be personal, communal and spontaneous. Have on hand some paper and a pen or a pencil and if desired, a poem, an image, a photograph or an object for inspiration. The “Let Poetry Speak Through You” workshop is set for 5-6 p.m. For information on how to join, contact Irene Rabot at 310-377-9584, ext. 601 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit pvld.org.
Earth Day celebration
The Cities of Rolling Hills Estates, Rolling Hills and Rancho Palos Verdes and Promenade on the Peninsula, is hosting an Earth Day Celebration, 3 to 6 p.m. This free event will highlight great environmental initiatives around the community and provide opportunities to learn more about water conservation, storm water pollution prevention and energy efficiency. The event takes place at the Promenade on the Peninsula, on Silver Spur Road between Hawthorne and Crenshaw boulevards. All stores and restaurants will be open during the event. For more information contact RHE Assistant City Manager Alexa Davis, email@example.com.
The South Bay Auxiliary of Harbor Interfaith Services will hold a virtual silent auction April 25-29. The annual event benefits The Children’s Center of Harbor Interfaith Services, which assists the unhoused and working poor. To donate, sponsor, preview or bid on items, go to hisauxiliary.org/event.
The Palos Verdes Library District will hold a book discussion at 6 p.m. on April 27 on Zoom. The book is “We Should All Be Feminists,” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Registration is required. Go to pvld.org.
Tai Chi for Arthritis
Move your way into pain relief with Tai Chi for Arthritis. Meet on the deck of Miraleste Library every Thursday morning at 10 a.m.with instructor Valyn. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Preregistration required as space is limited on the deck.
“West Side Story”
Tickets are on sale to “West Side Story,” April 29-May 8 at the Norris Theatre, 27570 Norris Center Dr., RHE. For tickets, go to palosverdesperformingarts.com.
EDCO and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes are sponsoring a free document/paper shredding event from 8 to 11 a.m. at the RPV Civic Center (City Hall overflow parking lot) located at 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard. This is a biannual event, free to RPV residents. For more information, go to RPVca.gov/calendar.