El Segundo Events

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ESMoA Experience #33: AWKWARD

February 15 – April 28, 2018

ESMoA - AwkwardEl Segundo Museum of Art presents Experience #33: AWKWARD on display from February 15 through April 28.

Experience 33: AWKWARD will show the wonderful collection creators Mike Bender and Doug Chernack continue to grow with the help of families from all over. Art is a state of mind and when you decide to expose yourself to awkwardness you will soon discover that perfection is totally overrated. It is time to smile and see how family portraits have a true right to stay in art histories priority list. The homestyle setting in ESMoA’s gallery will provide insight on how to keep your own family memories alive with fun.

ESMoA Drawing Club

Every Friday

ESMoA - Just DrawEl Segundo Museum of Art hosts the Drawing Club every Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

In this informal drawing club, attendees will start with warm-up drawing exercises and then take inspiration from the featured artworks. No artistic experience is required and all supplies will be provided. This program is for adults.

Kid’s Club @ The Point

Third Thursdays, May through December

Kids-Club-The_PointThe Point hosts the Mommy & Me (and Daddy’s, too!) Kid’s Club the third Thursday of every month, May through December, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Parents of pre-schoolers know it’s not always easy to keep kids stimulated and occupied, and it can be downright exhausting. Luckily, The Point is kicking off a monthly Kid’s Club to provide nothing but fun activities and good times for South Bay families, at no charge. Parents and their pre-school aged kids are welcome to come to The Point for arts and crafts, live entertainment, face painting, stilt walker, Smitten Ice Cream tastings and more!

South Bay Easter Egg Hunts & Bunny Photo Ops

March 9 – April 1, 2018

The Easter Bunny has been busy! He’s been hiding eggs, chocolate and other treats and there are several opportunities to find them at various Easter Egg Hunts scheduled throughout the South Bay!

Grab your basket now because you don’t miss out on these EGG-CELLENT celebrations!


El Segundo Coffee with a Cop

March 21, 2018

El-Segundo-Coffee-with-a-CopThe community is invited to Coffee With a Cop on Wednesday, March 21 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Blue Butterfly Coffee Company.

Coffee With a Cop brings police officers and community members together over a nice, hot cup of coffee to discuss issues and learn more about each other. It’s a chance for casual conversation and an opportunity to build relationships one cup at a time!

For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/609921486066755/.

Tinkertopia: Kid’s Engineering Art Club

March 23, 2018

tinkertopiaEl Segundo Museum of Art presents the Tinkertopia: Kid’s Engineering Art Club Fridays in March from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Kids are invited to drop in after school with a favorite adult companion and siblings of all ages are welcome. They’ll play, tinker, build, rebuild, engineer and tune-up their own inventions using recycled tinkering materials provided by ESMoA. Each week they’ll start with a short drawing exercise and then explore different artistic and engineering challenges. For kids age 8+. Come all four Fridays or just drop-in.

Tinkertopia is scheduled for March 2, 9, 16 & 23

As always, admission is FREE!

For additional information, visit the website at http://esmoa.org/event/esmoa-kids-engineering-arts-club-tinkertopia/.

El Segundo Museum of Art is located at 208 Main Street in El Segundo.

Girls in the Garage

March 24, 2018

Girls-in-the-GarageThe Automobile Driving Museum and El Camino College present Girls in the Garage: An All Girl Car Show & Vintage Fashion Exchange on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Calling all girls! Be a part of the seconds annual Girls in the Garage event. Bob Beck will once again be the Emcee/Announcer for the day. Enjoy a car-girl’s day of beauty and bonding! The challenge – dress like the year of your car!

Any female-owned (or co-owned) collector car, truck or motorcycle, any year, in any condition is welcome

Regular Registration: $20 (January 20, 2018 – March 23, 2018)
Day of Registration: $25 (March 24, 2018)

Vendor merchandise is limited to vintage clothing, shoes, jewelry, accessories, etc. No reproduction or ‘retro’ items please. Hair and makeup artists wanted too! $40 per 10’x10′ space.

Wine & Design

March 28, 2018

Wine-DesignPetalfox presents Wine & Design on Wednesday, March 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 at Petalfox Studio.

It will be an evening filled with petals, pinot and lovely people. Sip wine as you design and take home a beautiful arrangement. Get more tips on DIY design, home flower care and preservation and meet a few new floral varieties.

Tickets are $40 and include flowers, vessel, materials and wine courtesy of Nomadica.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at https://www.petalfox.com/calendar/2018/3/29/petalfox-wine-design. If you have any questions, email at hello@petalfox.com

Petalfox Studio @ UNITA is located at 215 Arena Street, El Segundo, CA 90245

Ladies Car Care 101 & 201

April 8, 2018

Ladies-car-careThe Automobile Driving Museum presents Ladies Car Care 101 & 201 on Sunday, April 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Grease Girl is coming to the museum again in 2018 offering LADIES CAR CARE CLASSES.

Ladies Car Care 101: A two hour class for all ages of women to gain confidence in car care. Learn routine checks, identify what’s under the hood and understand what to do when something goes wrong! Ladies Car Care 101 – Sunday, April 8 from 10am-12pm.

The cost is $5 per person for these valuable classes.

Harmony Sweepstakes Regional A Cappella Singing Contest

April 14, 2018

Top-ShelfThe South Bay Coastliners Barbershop Chapter is proud to sponsor the annual Harmony Sweepstakes Los Angeles Regional A Cappella Singing Contest on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30pm at the El Segundo Performing Arts Center.

As first place winners of last year’s competition, Top Shelf Vocal is returning to Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival to host the 2018 Los Angeles Regionals. With a new set of hopeful competitors, Top Shelf will take the stage as reigning champs and help usher in the new champion of this year with a fantastic set, and the South Bay Coastliners’ Barbershop Chorus will sing to introduce this fun competition. This year’s contest features six talented groups representing a wide variety of a cappella styles.