South Bay Community Calendar 5-24-18
Thursday, May 24
Concerts at Metlox
Free live music at Metlox Manhattan Beach. Bring a blanket or chair. Convenient metered parking in the metlox structure. 2 – 4 p.m. Metlox, 451 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach. For a band line-up visit metloxmb.com/events/.
Thru Thursday, June 28
Kids learn the basics of programming with robots Cubetto and Cubey, using stories, songs, and play. Limited to 8 participants. 2 – 2:30 p.m. Redondo Beach North Branch Library, 2000 Artesia Blvd., Redondo Beach. Free. 3 – 5 years olds. For more information ask at the Children’s Information desk or call (310) 318-0675 option 6 or visit Redondo.org/library.
A Tribute to Valor with Paolo Cascio as he shares his how he photographed the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor along with the last remaining survivors of the USS Arizona. 7 – 9 p.m. Paul’s Photo, 23845 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance. Free. RSVP at Eventbrite.
Every Thursday until late August
Bring the whole family for viewing of collector cars and gourmet foods at the Automobile Driving Museum Summer Night Cruise-Ins. Free Tours at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. and lots of photo opportunities. No registration required. 6 – 9 p.m. Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport St., El Segundo. For questions and information call (310) 909-0950 or visit THEADM.org.
Saturday May 26
Thru Monday, May 28
Arts & crafts, two live music stages, beer garden, food court, and rides have made Hermosa’s Memorial Day (and Labor Day) fiesta the largest even of its kind in Southern California. Free offsite parking. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Visit Fiestahermosa.net for band lineups, parking locations and more. For questions call (310) 376-0951.
Classic woodies and a display of vintage surfboards return to the Automotive Driving Museum for the Woodies car show and picnic. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. $15. Automobiledrivingmuseum.org or call (310) 909-0950.
Daily thru Monday, September 3
Seaside Lagoon opens
The Seaside Lagoon is open daily through the summer, beginning today. Swim in the protected saltwater lagoon. A children’s play area, snack bar, barbeque pits and tables for parties are also available. 10 a.m. – 5:45 p.m. For questions call the Lagoon at (310) 318-0681.
Sunday, May 27
Step into the amazing fantasy and magical world of ballet. Uta Graf–Apostol, director of Palos Verdes Ballet, presents “A Classical Evening.” The performance includes Études, Pas de Quatre, La Fille Mal Gardée, Garland Waltz, Diana & Acteon, Umbrella Dance and Don Quixote. Palos Verdes Ballet welcomes back its former students and guest artists Olivia Tang-Mifsud, from Joffrey Ballet, and Stephan Azulay, from Royal Winnipeg Ballet, who will join Palos Verdes Ballet students. 5 p.m. Palos Verdes Performing Arts, Norris Theatre, 26 A Peninsula Center, Rolling Hills Estates. To RSVP and to purchase tickets visit palosverdesperformingarts.com.
Monday, May 28
thru Friday, June 1
National Senior Health & Fitness Week
Beach Cities Health District Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) will be offering free exercise classes, health assessments, screenings and educational lectures. For more information and to register, call the CHF front desk at (310) 374-3426 ext. 147 or visit bchd.org. Beach Cities Health District 2nd Floor, 514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo Beach. Free.
The City of Manhattan Beach and Friends of Senior & Scout Community Center host a Community Pinewood Derby race to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the original Pinewood Derby, which ran its first race in Manhattan Beach. Pick up a fresh kit or dig your old car out of the closet. Bring friends and family. Food and live music. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Joslyn Center and The Scout House, 1601 N. Valley, Manhattan Beach. To register and for more info visit citymb.info/PinewoodDerby.
Wednesday, May 30
Redondo Pier workshop
The City of Redondo Beach is hosting a workshop to gather community input for future replacement of the King Harbor Sportfishing Pier. 6 – 8:30 p.m. City Library, upstairs meeting room, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. For questions and additional information on the meeting, contact Geraldine Trivedi in the Public Works Department at email@example.com or (310) 318-0661 x2036.
Laughter is the best medicine
Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach (CSCRB) hosts comedian Jason Love. Love and a few of his comedy colleagues will present an evening of family love, fun, and laughter. Love has appeared on numerous national television broadcasts including Comedy Central, HBO, and America’s Got Talent. Advance registration is required. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. 109 W. Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach. Call (310) 376-3550 or visit cancersupportredondobeach.org.
by Judy Rae