Judy Rae

South Bay Community Calendar 9-5-19

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Thursday, September 5

Gabrielino history

Archaeologist Marc Beherec will discuss the Gabrielino Indians’ South Bay archeology sites, as part of the Hermosa Beach Historical Society lecture series. Free. 7:30 p.m. Hermosa Beach Historical Museum, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. HermosaBeachHistoricalSociety.org

For over six decades, the Portuguese Bend National Horse Show at Ernie Howlett Park has benefited Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). This year’s show is Friday, September 6 through Sunday, September 8. For more information, visit pcch.net/index.php/horseshow/ or call (310) 318-8258.

Friday, September 6

Through Sunday, September 8

Portuguese Bend Horse show

The 62nd Annual Portuguese Bend National Horse Show, an A-rated national horse show has two fully scheduled rings offering a wide variety of classes, including three different Medal Finals events. Enjoy the hometown atmosphere with delicious food, beautiful boutiques, and a children’s area with games, face painting, and entertainment for the entire family. Friday is FREE! Saturday and Sunday $5. Children under 12 are free. Tickets are sold at the park. Ernie Howlett Park, 25851 Hawthorne Blvd., Rolling Hills Estates. Riding events begin at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Saturday & Sunday. For info and event schedule visit pcch.net/index.php/horseshow/ or call (310) 318-8258.

Riviera Village ‘First Friday’

Riviera Village merchants and art galleries stay open until 8 p.m. while live music plays in the streets during the “First Fridays” of the month.  This Friday’s feature performer is vocalist and guitarist Evyn Charles, who performs an extensive repertoire of cover songs and originals. So. Catalina Avenue, Avenida del Norte, Redondo Beach. Visit rivieravillage.net.

STEAM for kids

Make something! STEAM means Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Ages 4 and up. 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Main LIbrary storytime room, 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., Redondo Beach. For more info on programs and services call (310) 318-0675, option 5, or visit redondo.org/library. 

Saturday, September 7

Row for a reason

Body One Fitness’s 5th Annual “Row for a Reason” raises funds for Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach (CSCRB). Row for a Reason owner Lou Sidella dedicates all of his rowing machines to the fundraiser. Food provided by Hermosa Fish Shop. BodySpec testing services will also be present from 1 – 7 p.m. and will donate 20 percent of all fat scans performed to the event.  7 a.m. – 12 p.m. Body One Fitness, 201 Herondo Street, Redondo Beach. To register visit rowforareason.org. For more information email Joey@cancersupportredondobeach.org or call (310) 379-5425.

Kings on the run in Redondo

Los Angeles Kings radio commentator, and former player Daryl Evans invites fans to kick of the Kings’ 2019-20 season with a 5/k10 run in Riviera Village “Bailey, the Bear” and Kings players will cheer on the runners. Race starts at 6:45 a.m. Catalina Avenue and Avenue I, Redondo Beach. For information call Brittany Eremita at (310) 535-4479. Register at nhl.com/kings/community/kings-care/5k. 

Feed the Kitty is among the many local bands performing at Terranea Resport’s Nelson’s Summer Concert Series. The band performs this Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes.

Nelson’s summer concerts

Terranea Resort presents Wise tonight and Feed the Kitty tomorrow evening in its ongoing the Nelson’s Summer Concert Series. Local musicians will play everything from country and reggae to classic rock. 6 to 10 p.m. 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes. For information call (310) 265-2766 or visit terranea.com.

Beach combing in Hermosa

Heal the Bay organizes an end-of-summer beach clean-up, starting at 10 a.m. at the Hermosa Beach Pier. It’s free to clean and you don’t need to register, but if you think you’ll come, please RSVP at Eventbrite/Beach Clean Up-Hermosa Beach-w.Heal. 

“School of Rock” on the Redondo pier

School of Rock screens tonight on the Redondo Beach Piers. Movies are free every Saturday through September. 7:30 – 10 p.m. Bring a blanket and low-backed beach chair. Visit one of the many restaurants located on the Redondo Beach Pier for dine-in or take-out before the movie. The Boardwalk below Kincaid’s, 500 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach. For future events visit redondopier.com.

The Los Angeles Kings invite local runners to celebrate the start of hockey season with a 5/10K run this Saturday, starting at 6:45 a.m. Register at nhl.com/kings/community/kings-care/5k.

Sunday, September 8

Community Church Carnival 

The Manhattan Beach Community Church Sunday hosts its Homecoming carnival, following 10 a.m. services. Bounce house, face painting, balloon artist, popcorn, and cotton candy.  Lunch will also be served. Manhattan Beach Community Church is an inclusive church that equips each generation, through spiritual growth and fellowship, to serve the South Bay. 303 S Peck Ave., Manhattan Beach. For questions call 310-372-3587, mb.cc@verizon.net

“Central Park Five”


The Peace and Justice community of St Cross Episcopal Church invites the public to view and discuss the 2012 documentary “The Central Park Five.” 4 p.m. Light refreshments. Free. 

Guild Room, 1818 Monterey Blvd., Hermosa Beach. 

Popular local musician Evyn Charles performs this Friday evening during the Riviera Village’s “First Friday” walk.

Redondo Farmers Market

The Riviera Village Farmers Market presents over 50 vendors with fresh produce, prepared foods, clothing and artisanal jewelry and crafts. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 1801 S. Elena Ave., Redondo Beach. For questions call (310) 684-1695, email rbcfarmersmarket@gmail.com or visit rivieravillagefarmersmarket.com.

Street food cinema

The Manhattan Beach Chamber and Street Food Cinema present Manhattan Movie Nights at the Westdrift Golf Course, Manhattan Beach. Live music, food trucks and a screening of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. the music begins at 6:30 p.m., and the movie starts at 8 p.m. Westdrift Golf Course, 1400 Park View Ave., Manhattan Beach. $15. For information and tickets visit streetfoodcinema.com/schedule. 

Monday, September 9

Blood pressure screening

Blood Pressure Screenings in partnership with the American Heart Association. Beach Cities Health District’s Center for Health & Fitness Free blood pressure screenings. Call (310) 374-3426, ext. 147 to register. 9 – 11 a.m. Center for Health & Fitness, 514 N. Prospect Ave., (2nd floor), Redondo Beach. Visit bchd.org/socialhour for more information.

Tuesday, September 10

BCHD social time

Join Beach Cities Health District for its monthly “Social Hour.” Bring your friends and family to mingle and enjoy healthy bites at a discount. 5 – 6 p.m. Abigaile Restaurant, 1301 Manhattan Ave., Hermosa Beach. Free. No registration required. Visit bchd.org/socialhour for more information.

Parent talk

Talk About It Small-Group Parent Workshops, put on by Beach Cities Health District, cover  cyber safety, digital citizenship and age-appropriate technology use. 9 – 10 a.m. (Instagram) and 1 – 2 p.m. (Elementary School Cyber Education). Beach Cities Health District, 514 N. Prospect Ave., Beach Cities Room (lower level), Redondo Beach. Additional series date on Thursday, Sept. 12. Visit southbayfamiliesconnected.org for information and to RSVP.

Register at southbayfamiliesconnected.org.


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