South Bay Community Calendar 5-3-19
Thursday, May 30
Manhattan Beach Friends of the Library used book sale. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Manhattan Beach Library, 1320 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach. For future used book sales visit friendsofthemanhattanbeachlibrariesinc.org.
The 51st Annual Palos Verdes Antiques Show and Sale at Saint Francis Episcopal Church. The popular 3-day event features top dealers from Northern and Southern California and Arizona —who will display and sell a dazzling array of 18th, 19th and early 20th Century furniture, silver, prints, jewelry, china, pottery, rugs, Asian antiques, vintage Americana and more. Harvest Cupboard will be there with tasty homemade offerings; Garden Gazebo with plants and ornaments, Patio Luncheons, English Afternoon Tea and Evening Wine and Cheese. Comedian Lynn Chichi will perform “Chichi’s Table Talk” on Friday at 2:45 p.m. during afternoon tea. $10 Parking is free. Thur. & Fri. 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sat. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2200 Via Rosa, Palos Verdes Estates. For more information call (310) 375-4617 or visit stfrancispalosverdes.org.
Last chance to exercise
Last day for the Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness free exercise classes, health assessments, screenings and educational lectures. Various times. Center for Health & Fitness, 514 N. Prospect Ave., Redondo Beach. For more info call (310) 374-3426 ext. 147, or visit beachcitiesgym.com.
Friday, May 31
Movies on the pier
Free family movie nights on the Redondo Beach Pier. How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World. 7:30 – 10 p.m. 500 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach. Bring a low back beach chair or blanket. Films begin at dusk so actual times vary. Weather-permitting. Free. For info visit redondopier.com.
Saturday, June 1
Hermosa Safety Fair
Join the Hermosa Beach Community Safety Fair and celebrate Fire Service Day. Free fun for the entire family. Safety demos, food, games, prizes and more! 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Hermosa Beach Community Center, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. For more information email OEM@hermosabch.org.
Redondo safety fair
Police, Fire, & Bicycle Safety event. Free. Activities for families and children. Informative talks and displays by Redondo Beach Police and Fire Departments. Bring your bikes, scooters and helmets. Come practice and challenge yourself on our course. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 706 Knob Hill Ave, Redondo Beach. Call (310) 540-4435 for more information or directions.
Knights of Columbus Council presents Casino Knight Charity Fundraiser. Food, drinks, raffles, auctions and casino themed gaming. $60 per person. 7 – 11 p.m. American Martyrs Catholic Church, 624 15th St., Manhattan Beach. To purchase tickets visit KOFC4567.org.
Save a life
Manhattan Beach Cert (Community Emergency Response Team) Association presents First Aid, CPR/AED training with 2 year certificate. There is no charge to residents and employees of Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach. Outside of the Beach Cities is $55 each. You must pre-enroll to be assured a seat in class. Start by sending an email to Jeanne: firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, phone, email and home address. Class starts at 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Limited to 30 participants each class. Arrive at least 20 minutes before to get settled in. Class starts on time. Joslyn Center, 1601 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach. Just north of Fire Station #1.
Books are priced mostly at $1 or less, in all categories plus children’s books, textbooks, DVDs and CDs. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Manhattan Beach Library, 1320 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach. Donations of books are accepted at the front desk of the library.
Five local teen bands, a silent auction, and raffle. This benefit will be raising funds to help find a cure for Epilepsy. 3 – 8 p.m. The Lighthouse Cafe, 30 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach. At the conclusion of the event, MCEE will be presenting the national branch of End Epilepsy with a check with all monies raised throughout the year and the auction. For more info visit Facebook/Mira Costa End Epilepsy. Check out the auction items at 32auctions.com/epipalooza.
Sunday, June 2
Sister Cities Tri Cities Fundraiser
The 16th Annual Sister Cities Fundraiser at Ortega 120. Food, tequila, silent/live auctions, and prizes. Proceeds benefit the cultural exchange programs. $30. 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Ortega 120, 1814 S. Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach. Tickets at givebox.com/517859. HB-Sistercity.org. Ortega120.com.
Manhattan PD, Fire open house
Manhattan Beach Police and Fire Departments Open House 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Showcasing the services and equipment, as well as officers and firefighters who provide public safety and emergency response to our community. Including the SWAT Team, Motor/Traffic Officers, Parking and Animal Control Officers, K-9 Team, Firefighters/Paramedics, as well as volunteers who support Neighborhood Watch, Victim Assistance Team, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Police Explorers and the Police Support Volunteers program. The Fire Bay will be open and there will be guided tours of the jail. Giveaways for the kids and lots of photo opportunities with a fire truck, police motorcycle or SUV with your favorite police officer or firefighter. Police and Fire Facilities, 400 15th St., Manhattan Beach. Free. Coffee and donuts (while supplies last).
Monday, June 3
Take 30 minutes to downshift and practice mindfulness techniques the first Wednesday of each month at Beach Cities Health District from 5:30 – 6 p.m. The sessions will be led by trained staff. No prior experience with meditation or mindfulness is required. Center for Health & Fitness, 514 N. Prospect Ave. (2nd floor), Redondo Beach. Free. No registration needed.
Beach Cities Health District free summer Fitness Series. Zumba in the Park. Free community event brings together friends, family, fitness and fun. Wear comfortable shoes and athletic clothing. Classes will be led by certified instructors. Mondays in June at 6 p.m. Alta Vista Park, 715 Julia Ave., Redondo Beach. For more info and registration visit bchd.org/freefitness.
by Judy Rae