South Bay Community Calendar 8-29-19
Thursday, August 29
Upside of aging
Palos Verdes Peninsula Village presents the 4th annual Upside of Aging Event “How to Live Forever: The Enduring Power of Connecting the Generations,” a conversation with author Marc Freeman and syndicated columnist Helen Dennis. 1:30 – 3 p.m. Palos Verde Golf Club, 3301 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates. This is an introduction event to help people decide whether to sign up for the 3-Part Career Workshop Series on Saturdays, Sept. 7, Sept. 14 and Sept. 21. Cost is $50. To register call (310) 486-5084 ask for Deanna, or email atInfo@GalsStartingOver.org. Be sure to visit GalsStartingOver.org.
Are you a military member or veteran and looking for work? LA Fleet Week REBOOT Veterans Job Fair. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Battleship IOWA Museum, 250 S. Harbor Blvd., Los Angeles. Register at lafleetweek.com/copy-of-wednesday. Need more details? Call (310) 971-4461.
Friday, August 30
LA Fleet Week
A multi-day celebration of our nation’s Sea Services that takes place on the LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles. Now in its fourth year, the event has become a Southern California end-of-summer tradition over Labor Day Weekend that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Free to the public. The event features active duty ship tours, military displays and equipment demonstrations, live entertainment, aircraft flyovers, STEM Expo for kids of all ages, annual Conquer the Bridge Labor Day 5.3-mile walk/run over the Vincent Thomas Bridge, Basketball Tournament, and more. 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro. For a complete event schedule, parking info, or to sign up for important LA Fleet Week updates visit lafleetweek.com.
Movies under the stars
The City of Redondo Beach presents Movies Under the Stars at Alta Vista Park. This free event is open to the public and the community is invited to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and popcorn at dusk and enjoy a night of cinema under the stars. The featured movie is The Black Stallion. Alta Vista Park, Julia Field, 715 Julia Ave., Redondo Beach.
Saturday, August 31
Since 1972, the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce has produced Fiesta Hermosa, the ”largest arts & crafts fair in Southern California.” Over 300 artists and crafters are featured, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handcrafters. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Downtown Hermosa Beach on Pier Plaza, Hermosa Avenue and lower Pier, through Monday. Visit fiestahermosa.net for music line-up and parking information. For questions call the Chamber at (310) 376-0951.
Sunday, September 1
The last pool party at Shade Redondo Beach. Dance poolside with breathtaking marina views and enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, beer, wine and delicious pool bites. $10 cover charge at the door. 21 and over only. The first 25 guests to arrive receive a complimentary Summer Spritz! Limited capacity. First come, first serve. 1 – 5 p.m. Shade Hotel, 655 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach. RSVP at facebook.com/events/340951820119696/.
The last one
Polliwog Park Summer Concert Series with the Blue Breeze Band (Motown). Bring beach chairs, blankets and picnic baskets for some classic summertime fun. 5 – 7 p.m. Polliwog Park, 1601 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach.
Monday, September 2
Stories through music
Music has the power to evoke emotions, memories, and images. But how does it work? Find out with the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band as it unlocks the secrets of how music is constructed. This family-friendly event will explore the elements of music and how they are developed to tell a tale with sound. AMUSE Music Center’s instrument petting zoo will be on site 2:30 – 3 p.m. and again during intermission. 3 – 5 p.m.Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket/beach chair for outdoor seating. No outside alcohol allowed, but beer and wine will be for sale. Food will also be available for purchase. South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes. Tickets are free with Garden admission in advance at southcoastbotanicgarden.org, or at the door. For information call the Garden at (310) 544-1948, the band at (310) 792-8286 or (310) 373-2442, or visit pvsband.org. For more info visit southcoastbotanicgarden.org.
The Greater South Bay User Group general monthly meeting. Open to the public. Dynamic presentations on software and hardware products. Meetings are open to all members. First time guests are welcome! 7 p.m. Torrance Municipal Airport, 3301 Airport Drive, Torrance. For more information visit gsbug.apcug.org/.
Tuesday, September 3
Curious about opera?
Opera Talks at Redondo Beach Main Library are back with “La Boheme”. 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Interactive presentations led by LA Opera’s Community Educators. Free and open to the public, no registration is required. 2nd floor Meeting Room, Redondo Beach Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach. Free underground parking is available. For more information on programs and services at Redondo Beach Public Library call (310) 318-0675, option 5, or visit redondo.org/library.
Wednesday, September 4
Lunch & learn
Two of the most discussed topics facing businesses and individuals are cyber-security and earthquakes. Cyber-Insurance is a product used to protect businesses and individuals from internet and risks relating to information technology infrastructure and activities. Most ordinary business and homeowners insurance policies do not cover earthquake damage, so what can be covered? Learn the best approaches to secure your business from looming threats. 12 – 1:30 p.m. Tin Roof Bistro, 3500 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach. To register visit business.manhattanbeachchamber.com/events/details/lunch-learn-beach-financial-group-9474.
The PV League of Women Voters and the PVP Chamber of Commerce invites you to an informational program on the elements of the new voting system for Los Angeles County. A staff member from the Registrar Recorder’s office will talk about the new system and respond to questions. 7 – 9 p.m. Peninsula Center Library Community Room, 701 Silver Spur Rd., Rolling Hills Estates. For questions call (310) 377-0735.