Hermosa Beach Events

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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!


South Bay Stories Show

March 24 & 25, 2018

South-Bay-Stories-Show-2TheSouth Bay Stories Show presents three performances on Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 at 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 at the Second Story Theater in Hermosa Beach.

The event features 10 performers, including Wanda Maureen Miller, who will be publishing The Last Trip Home in May, about growing up in a sharecropper shack in Arkansas and ending up as an English professor in California, and others relating their personal stories. The show promises variety, excitement and laughs, and in keeping with SBSS tradition, there’ll be musical storytelling. The show will feature a variety of themes.

PhunNight Phundraiser

March 27, 2018

PhunNightThe Comedy & Magic Club presents The Jester & Pharley Phund’s PhunNight Phundraiser on Tuesday, March 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Get a jump on April Fool’s Day and join the laughfest at this special Phundraiser! Proceeds from ticket sales will give David Saltzman’s best-selling The Jester Has Lost His Jingle to hospitalized children with cancer.

The reservation deadline is March 15. Call The Jester & Pharley Phund at 310-544-4733 to reserve your ticket.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.thejester.org/.

The Comedy & Magic Club is located at 1018 Hermosa Avenue in Hermosa Beach, CA.

Daisy Pulls it Off

March 28 – 30, 2018

Daisy-Pulls-it-OffProducer Julie Nunis presents Daisy Pulls it Off for three shows only March 28 through March 30 at 7 p.m. at the Second Story Theater.

Daisy Pulls it Off, written by Denise Deegan, is a family-friendly play that centers on the energetic character Daisy Meredith and her zany friend Trixie Martin, who are on the hunt for a missing treasure that could save the exclusive Grangewood School for Young Ladies that they attend. Along the way, Daisy makes personal discoveries and must overcome prejudice and bullying from the more affluent girls at her school.

The award-winning play features Olivia and Sofia Jellen and Isabella Blake Thomas from Showtime’s Shameless, Once Upon a Time and Gameshakers.

In addition, there will be a wine tasting and sneak preview reading at Uncorked in Hermosa Beach at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27. Proceeds from the play will go to The Alliance of Women Directors, Women in Media, Sunscreen Film Festival West, and HBEF.

Run as One 5K

April 7, 2018

Run-as-OneTeam Rubicon, The Mission Continues and Team Red, White & Blue will host the seventh annual Run As One 5K on Saturday, April 7 in Hermosa Beach.

They’re taking it to the beach this year and running from the Hermosa Beach pier to the Manhattan Beach pier and back. The event gets underway at 8:30 a.m. and is family friendly. After the event, participants will head to Patrick Malloys for discounted bites and brews.

Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. For more information visit http://www.TeamRubiconUSA.org.

The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve. For more information visit http://www.MissionContinues.org.

Mickey’s Deli Celebrates 65 Years

April 7, 2018

Mickeys-DeliMickey’s Deli is celebrating their 65 Anniversary and want to thank the community for their support!

On Saturday, April 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mickey’s will be giving the first 65 people in line either a Mickey’s Combo, Sauce Sandwich or slice of pizza FREE (one item per person). Each customer after that will be able to purchase those three items for only $.65 cents each!

They hope everyone will stop by to celebrate this memorable moment, not only for Mickey’s, but the South Bay community as well!

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.mickeysdeli.com.

Mickey’s Deli is located at 101 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Dual Chamber Networking Lunch

April 10, 2018

Dual-Chamber-Networking-LunchThe Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach Chambers of Commerce will host a Dual Chamber Networking Lunch on Tuesday, April 10 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Laurel Tavern.

The event will feature Ronnie Ramos of Harmony 3 Productions. Ronnie will share various tips on how to up your social media game with images and DIY videos.

The cost is $15 for Chamber Members and $20 for non-Members.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at http://www.manhattanbeachchamber.com.

Laurel Tavern is located at 1220 Hermosa Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA

Social Hour at Zinc @ Shade

April 10, 2018

wine-at-fivePedone’s Pizza will host the monthly BCHD/Blue Zones Project Social Hour on Tuesday, April 10 from 5 to 6 p.m.

Italians drink a glass of red wine with each meal…and they might just be onto something. Studies show that for people who have a healthy relationship with alcohol, enjoying a glass of wine rich in artery-scrubbing flavonoids can benefit the health of the mind and body. Unwind with new and old friends during Social Hour.

Attendees will enjoy discounted appetizers and the first glass of wine for $5.

The monthly Social Hour takes place the second Tuesday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. at various venues throughout the South Bay. No registration is required, just show up!

For additional information, visit the BCHD website at http://bchd.org/socialhour.

Pedone’s Pizza is located at 1332 Hermosa Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA.

Free Fitness Weekend

April 13 – 15, 2018

The next Beach Cities Free Fitness Weekend takes place Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15.

QUESTION: What’s better than breaking a healthy sweat at a top fitness studio?

ANSWER: Doing it for free!

Elevate Los Angeles

April 21, 2018

Elevate-Los-AngelesFelicia Davis and The Black Women’s Collective present Elevate Los Angeles on Saturday, April 21 at The Beach House.

Elevate is a one day leadership accelerator for black women uniquely designed to help you brand your brilliance, revolutionize the way you lead, and amplify your vision, voice and visibility! Learn what it takes to brand your brilliance in a way that attracts the right strategic relationships for success.

FACT: 44% of Black women feel that their career is stalled.
FACT: Black women earn 77 cents for every dollar earned by white women.
FACT: Black women lack the strategic relationships (mentors/sponsors) necessary to ascend.

It’s these facts that make The Black Women’s Collective and the Black Women Elevate Experience so necessary. The reality is that black women are losing ground in closing the pay gap and the only way to turn that around starts at Elevate.

Walk for Water

April 22, 2018

Walk-For-WaterThe Samburu Project’s annual fundraising event, Walk for Water, will take place on Sunday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to noon in Hermosa Beach.

This event means to grow awareness of the worldwide water crisis and to provide access to clean water in Kenya. The Hermosa Beach event traditionally includes 300 walkers who participate in a 4-mile walk or run on the Strand between the Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach Piers. Walkers will meet at American Junkie where they will check in, receive t-shirts, create signs and get some pre-walk inspiration. Bring a friend, bring your dog, and walk, run, bike or skate as we come together this Earth Day and raise money for clean water!

A celebratory pancake breakfast at American Junkie restaurant follows, with entertainment, games, raffle and prizes for top fundraisers.

Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle

Purchase Tickets by Friday, April 27, 2018

Palos-Verdes-Dream-House-RaffleCalifornia’s first and longest running house raffle is back – the 2018 Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle!

An Oceanfront Estate on the island of Kauai in Hawaii – or $5,000,000 – is just a $150 raffle ticket away for the lucky winner of the 2018 Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle. The first and oldest house raffle licensed in California, proceeds help fund Palos Verdes Art Center’s exhibition, education, and outreach programs, making the visual arts available, accessible and affordable in Los Angeles County.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 29, 2018

Walk to End Alzheimer'sTake the first step to a world without Alzheimer’s at the Beach Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday September 29 beginning at 9 a.m.

The route length is 3.4 miles long and starts at Pier Plaza in Hermosa Beach. Registration begins at 9 a.m., the ceremony is at 10 a.m. and the Walk starts at 10:30 a.m. Every registered participant will receive a T-shirt after achieving the fundraising minimum of $100.

Hermosa Beach Drum Circle

Third Sundays

Sabina-sandovalThe Hermosa Beach Drum Circle takes place every third Sunday of the month from 12 noon to 3 p.m. just north of the Hermosa Beach Pier on the sand.

Local rock star drummer Sabina Sandoval facilitates this very popular drum circle which draws crowds of onlookers and participants. Drums and percussion instruments are provided so that no one is left out. Any donations received are used for the purchase, maintenance and repair of instruments and to keep the circle alive.

South Bay Farmers’ Markets Schedule

The South Bay has several terrific Farmers’ Markets throughout the week.

These are great community amenities that provide an opportunity to shop locally for the freshest, seasonal produce available.

Here’s a schedule by day of the week: