SATURDAY, November 26
Modern Makers Mart in MB
30 vendors, a children’s workshop and musician Kathy Hargrove will be in the plaza at Manhattan Village Mall, 3200 N. Sepulveda Blvd., from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Pets are welcome.
Saturday hike in Palos Verdes
Join the Wandering Jews for Saturday afternoon hikes in Palos Verdes. Most hikes are easy to moderate, last 1-2 hours and start at 2:15 pm or 5:00 pm. Some of these are followed by lunches. Adults, children, seniors and dogs are welcome. For more information, email Dan Clerman at [email protected]
Classics at Old Town Music Hall
Vintage movies, music on the historic Wurlitzer organ and old-fashioned singing can be enjoyed regularly at the Old Town Music Hall at 140 Richmond St. in El Segundo. This weekend’s program includes Vaudeville at the Cinema, Saturday, November 26, 2:30. Ticket details can be found at oldtownmusichall.org.
MONDAY, November 28
Support for neurological diseases
A free support group for people with disabling neurological conditions of any type, such as head trauma and stroke, operates at The Light Center, located at 1650 S. Pacific Coast Hwy. Ste 310, Redondo Beach, from 16:00 to 17:00. The event is hosted by clinical neuropsychologist Roger Light, PhD, ABPP/Cn. Interested parties can contact (310) 374-1221 or email [email protected]
South Bay Photo Club
The South Bay Camera Club meets at 7:00 pm with keynote speaker Pete Skifres discussing drone photography. The meeting is free and open to anyone with an interest in photography. Attend an in-person event at the Torrance Airport Administration Building, 3301 Airport Dr. or via Zoom. For a link, email Don Stouder at [email protected] or visit sbccphoto.org.
MB Police Don’t Shave November
Manhattan Beach Police Chief Johnson has relaxed grooming standards to raise awareness and start a conversation about men’s health. Throughout November, officers will be growing their facial hair and making donations to various health organizations. Subscribe to facebook.com/manhattanbchpd.
“She Kills Monsters” at RUHS
Redondo Union High School presents “She Kills Monsters,” the story of high school student Agnes Evans as she grapples with the death of her younger sister Tilly. In order to uncover more secrets about her enigmatic little sister, Agnes hires the “dungeon master” from Dungeons & Dragons to help her understand and grieve. Screening times: Thursday, December 1 at 7:00 pm, Friday, December 2 at 7:00 pm, Saturday, December 3 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, December 4 at 2:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased from any actor or crew member, online. at ruhsdrama.com or at the school’s ASB financial office for $8 by December 2 at 4:00 pm; after that, tickets cost $10.
Normal aging versus dementia
Attend the Understanding the Difference Between Normal Aging and Dementia lecture on Thursday, December 1st from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Dr. David Hart of Always Best Care Senior Services leads the discussion on what to expect as your brain ages. with time. The program is free to the public at the Redondo Beach Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. For more information: redondo.org/library.
Mira Costa Comedy Sportz
Come support the Comedy Sportz Mira Costa High at their home game on December 2 at 7:00 pm at the Maly Theater on campus at 1401 Artesia Boulevard. Tickets are $5 at the door. Proceeds will be donated to the Zac Estrin University of Southern California Scholarship Fund. The Drama/Tech program wants to honor Zach’s memory by supporting deserving students and laughing at the same time.
Stroke recovery discussion
A talk on “Hope After Stroke: Coming Back to Life” will be held on Saturday, December 3 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Redondo Beach Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Hwy. Speech therapist Tsgoyna Tanzman will reach out to caregivers, stroke survivors, and other stakeholders with simple, actionable steps to improve wellbeing. For more information: redondo.org/library.
Coming soon to TOCA
Torrance Cultural Arts Center at 3330 Civic Center Dr. offers a variety of live performances by renowned artists. Timetables and ticket information can be found at torrancearts.org. Upcoming shows: Irish Christmas in America, Saturday, December 2, 20:00; then “The Art and Study of Taiko” on Saturday, December 3rd at 6:00 pm and Sunday, December 4th at 2:00 pm.
Sausage class at Gelson’s
Indulge your guests by learning how to create mouth-watering charcuterie from cheeses, meats and more in a unique class at Gelson’s. Presented by Wisconsin Cheese via Zoom on Thursday, December 8 starting at 6:00 pm. Invite participants for $49.99 no later than December 4th and pick up the sausage set on December 7th or 8th before class. Store location on Manhattan Beach: 707 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Visit Gelsons.com/Wisconsin to register.
Baleen at the Portofino Hotel – Live music every Friday and Saturday from 20:00 to 23:00 until October 29 at the Baleen Kitchen at the Portofino Hotel, 260 Portofino Way in Redondo Beach. Details at hotelportofino.com/local-experiences.
The Bull Pen on weekends. At Bull Pen, 314 Avenue I, in Redondo Beach, there are musicians on the premises nearly every Friday and Saturday night. You can check the schedule at thebullpenredondo.com.
Comedy and Magic Club – Top comedy artists perform regularly at South Bay’s main venue, Comedy and Magic Club, 1018 Hermosa Ave. at Hermosa Beach; thecomedyandmagicclub.com.
The Lighthouse – The Lighthouse, 30 Pier Ave., in Hermosa Beach, plays live almost every day. The full calendar can be found at thelighthousecafe.net.
New Starboard Attitude – Open daily at the Redondo Beach Pier. The New Starboard Attitude offers live music Friday through Sunday, as well as weekday karaoke. The bar’s Facebook page has detailed information on upcoming performers.
Sisters’ Barn – Sisters’ Barn Eatery, 1408 Pacific Coast Highway, in Redondo Beach, with live performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Stay tuned to girlsbarneatery.com/events-calendar for updates.
Uncorked on Thursdays. Artist BJ Arnold appears weekly from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Uncorked Liquor Store at 302 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Musical duo Mike and Jeff perform on the first Thursday of every month from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Manhattan Beach Store at 1000 Manhattan Ave. Stay tuned to uncorkedwineshops.com for updates.
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