South Bay Community Calendar 11-1-18
Thursday, November 1
Fresh is best at the Redondo Beach Certified Farmers’ Market. Locally grown produce, prepared foods, Honey, nuts, flowers, baked goods and more. Don’t forget to stop and pick up a bag of Kettle Corn. Located in front of Veterans Park every Thursday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Veterans park, 309 Esplanade, Redondo Beach. Free to attend. For questions call (310) 318-0610 or visit redondo.org.
Hey kids, bring your favorite adult! Let’s hike the Madrona Marsh Preserve listening for birds, looking for frogs and learning about nature. $5 donation requested. For ages 3 months – 6 years. 10 – 11:30 a.m. Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance. For questions call (310) 782-3989 or visit friendsofmadronamarsh.com.
An amazing program celebrating Native American dance and culture. Ben Hale, a member of the Navajo tribe and Eagle Spirit Dancers, will demonstrate tribal dances and describe their role in Native American culture. 4 – 5 p.m. Manhattan Beach Library, 1320 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach. Free. For children and families. For questions call (310) 545-8595.
Friday, November 2
The High Sierra
Ode To Muir pairs professional snowboarder and founder of Protect Our Winters Jeremy Jones with two-time Olympian Elena Hight as they embark on a 40-mile foot-powered expedition deep into California’s John Muir Wilderness. Their journey balances the challenges of winter camping and grueling climbs to snowboard the Sierra’s unnamed peaks, with personal reflections on the importance of the natural world. The film ultimately contemplates the perspectives gleaned from past protectors who fought to preserve a great American Wilderness. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Movie starts at 7:30 p.m. Hermosa Beach Playhouse, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Tickets are $15 online at tetongravity.com.
Free Flu Shot
The City of Redondo Beach Community Services Department Flu Shot Clinic & Mini Health Fair. 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Aviation Park and Gym, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach.
Free. For more information call (310) 318-0650.
Icons of vinyl
Kala Koa Entertainment presents Icons of Vinyl, The Ultimate Tribute Tour. For one night only! Three of the most beloved iconic rock groups, all in one concert, performing the biggest hits from the catalogs of The Eagles, Eric Clapton, and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. 7 p.m. Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach. Tickets are $25 – $55. and available at kalakoa.com. For questions call (800) 595-4849 or email
The power of pink
The Providence Little Company of Mary Women’s Wellness Conference. An inspirational and informative conference focused on the health and well-being of a woman’s body, mind and spirit. After enjoying several notable speakers over lunch, you will have a chance to socialize with your peers during a sunset cocktail reception. Featuring speakers Joan Lunden, Nazanin Azadi, M.D. and Talinda Bennington. For more information call Katherine Moe (310) 793-8023.Purchase tickets at providencehealthsc.thankyou4caring.org/pages/plcmf-2018-wwc-registration-page. For more information call Katherine Moe (310) 793-8023.
Saturday, November 3
The 9th annual TEDX Manhattan Beach. TEDx is about ideas worth spreading, the concepts that change our community and change the world. Meet 16 trail blazers who will surprise, delight, educate, and open our eyes to what lies ahead. Refresh your mind with big ideas, sample delicious food and beverages, enjoy new experiences and share with your community. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Mira Costa High School, 1401 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach. To purchase tickets visit Tedxmanhattanbeach.com.
The Rabbi Bernard Wechsberg Foundation of Congregation Ner Tamid South Bay invites you to Schindler’s List, Revisited: An Evening with Celina Biniaz. As the youngest female Holocaust survivors on Schindler’s List, Ms. Biniaz joins a special group of 1,098 Jewish men, women and children who were saved largely due to the humanity of Oskar Schindler. RSVP online at nertamid.com/rsvp or call the CNT office at (310) 377-6986. Adults $36. Students $18. 7 p.m. Congregation Ner Tamid, 5721 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes.
Fun crafts, touch tank tours, and fish feeding. Participate in a squid dissection and private tour to feed fish. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. SEA Lab, 1021 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach. Must be at least 7 years old to participate in squid dissection. Additional cost and signup required. Contact Adrianne Calbreath at (310) 318-7438 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Woman’s Club of Redondo Beach (WCRB) Wine Tasting Event featuring boutique wines from Central and Northern California, Chocolates from France and Belgium, assorted cheeses, fruit and bites. Silent auction, live entertainment, gift vendors, and an art sale with works by Redondo Union HIgh School students. Tickets are $35 per person or two for $60. 5 – 10 p.m. The Woman’s Club of RB, 400 S. Broadway, Redondo Beach. For information and to purchase tickets contact WCRBWineTasting@gmail.com. Tickets will be available at the door while supplies last.
Ride the wheels
Pacific Coast Gallery will host Ride the Wild Wheels: Panel, Q&A and Closing Reception. The panel includes SPOT, SST Records co-owner Joe Carducci, and Randy Nauert from the seminal surf rock band The Challengers. Pacific Coast Gallery, 205 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. 7 p.m. The panel and Q&A starts at 8 p.m. Free. For more information visit pacificcoast.gallery.
James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash captures the essence of the Man in Black. Nearly 50 years after the famed Folsom Prison Concert, Garner and his band re-create Cash’s life and music with strong conviction and stunning accuracy. A fitting tribute to the legendary icon and his longtime band, the Tennessee Three — complete with personal anecdotes, historical nuggets, and music from Cash’s greatest hits to lesser-known ballads. 8 p.m. Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. Tickets are $25 – $35. Get tickets at torrancearts.org/james-garners-tribute-johnny-cash/. For questions call the tickets office at (310) 781-7171 or email email@example.com.
Sunday, November 4
Vanderlip Heritage Fund 268 Steps Dinner Dance. Performance by the Seaside Children’s Dance Ensemble an Isadora Duncan dance company. Tickets are $225 and can be purchased at tinyurl.com/268steps. Dress? Think garden party 100 years ago. 6 – 10 p.m. Villa Narcissa, 100 Vanderlip Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes.
All aboard! Choo Choo! The Southern California Live Steamers are running. It was started by train enthusiasts for the purpose of educating people in railroad history and lore and also to further the avocation of live steam, gas-mechanical and electronic railroad technology. Donations are accepted. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wilson Park, 2290 Washington Ave., Torrance. For more information and future events visit southerncalifornialivesteamers.org/.
Monday, November 5
Greater South Bay User Group (GS-BUG) holds its general meeting at 7 p.m. the first Monday of the month. Free. Torrance Municipal Airport, 3301 Airport Drive, Torrance. Open to the public. Go to gsbug.apcug.org or call (310)373-3989 for more information.