Hermosa Beach Events

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Mysterious Beer Dinner

April 26, 2017

Mysterious Beer DinnerThe Standing Room will host a Mysterious Beer Dinner on Wednesday, April 26 at 6 p.m. at the Hermosa Beach location.

It’s mysterious because all four courses will be kept a secret until the guests arrive! The event is sponsored by The Strand Brewing Company and they will also keep all four beers a secret, as these beers have never before been served at The Standing Room. Attendees will be the first to try The Standing Room’s off-menu food and beer for only $40 per person. If you’re open to something new, surprising, and delicious, you don’t want to miss this!

To reserve a seat, call The Standing Room at 310- 318-1272. ( A link is normally provided for additional information, but it’s all a great mystery…..)

The Standing Room is located at 1320 Hermosa Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

Spyder Surf Fest 2017

April 29, 2017

Surf FestThe tenth annual Spyder Surf Fest will take place Saturday, April 29 from noon to 7 p.m. at Pier Plaza in Hermosa Beach.

The event will showcase the action sports industry’s most celebrated athletes, brands and music, in addition to highlighting the hottest beach lifestyle apparel with a fashion show. Attendees will enjoy interactive booths, meet and greets with the industry’s finest athletes and influencers, and free giveaways and prizes.

The day will also feature live music by Jamison Jarvis, Barley, The Who Show and Good Vibe.

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

Pets in the Park

May 6, 2017

pets in the parkHermosa Beach Friends of the Parks presents Pets in the Park on Saturday, May 6 starting at 9:30 a.m. at Valley Park.

A suggested donation of $10 per family includes a swag bag filled with samples and coupons. This event is open to all South Bay residents.

Television personality, designer and animal lover, Michael Maloney, will emcee the Pets in the Parks festivities. If your pet needs a checkup or vaccination, Concierge Mobile Vet will offer discounted shots, no appointment necessary. If you haven’t registered your pet with the city, you will have the opportunity to get them licensed with no penalty. Want to be a responsible pet owner but not sure of all Hermosa Beach laws? A Hermosa Beach Community Services Officer will be available to answer your questions. CERT will be available to demo CPR techniques to use on your pet.

Mixt & Moms

May 11, 2017

Mixt & MomsMixt Studio will host Mixt & Moms on Thursday, May 11 from 4 to 8 p.m.

In preparation for Mother’s Day, attendees will enjoy wine, dessert, a fragrance event and shopping with favorite, local, women-owned businesses including Soap Seas, The Souk, Box Human Landscaping, Basha Wines, MB Surplus, Lily Pad and Simply Grateful.

What a fun way to spend some time with your favorite woman in the world!

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

Mixt Studio is located at 422 Pacific Coast Highway in Hermosa Beach.

Deliberations – A Photography Exhibition

May 13 & 14, 2017

DeliberationsThe South Bay Art Center presents photographer Kevin Gilligan’s solo exhibition, Deliberations, on Saturday, May 13 from 5 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On Saturday night, Zymurgy Brew Works will serve their terrific craft beer and Marsatta Chocolates will be on site with their amazing artisan chocolates! If you can’t make it Saturday, then have brunch with mom on Sunday and come to the exhibit afterwards. It’s a great way to spend Mother’s Day!

Gilligan’s images have been displayed in the Laguna and Torrance Art Museums, won numerous awards, and have been published across the United States in magazines, newspapers and websites, including Popular Photography, Ladies Home Journal, and Beach Magazine.

Teen Substance Use In the Beach Cities: What Every Parent Should Know

May 17, 2017

Group Of Teenage Pupils Outside ClassroomBeach Cities Health District will host a FREE class, Teen Substance Use In the Beach Cities: What Every Parent Should Know on Wednesday, May 17 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Hermosa Valley School as part of their Teen Wellness Series.

Join South Bay Families Connected for this FREE, monthly parent education event.

Back to the Catskills: A Tribute to the Borscht Belt

June 11, 2017

Back to the CatskillsBonnie Barchichat’s Senior Comedy Afternoons presents Back to the Catskills: A Tribute to the Borscht Belt on Sunday, June 11 at the Clark Building in Hermosa Beach.

This show is for anyone looking for a great afternoon full of laughs and a chance to socialize. The event features comedians Annie Korzen, Tom McGillen and Karen Rontowski.

Tickets go on sale May 1. Advance tickets are $35 per person and $40 at the door (includes complimentary dessert buffet and show). Doors open at 2 p.m. with the show starting at 3 p.m.

For additional information and ticket purchase, contact Bonnie Barchichat at 714-914-2565 or via email at bonnie@seniorcomedyafternoons.com.

The Clark Building is located at 861 Valley Drive, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 30, 2017

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 30 beginning at 8 a.m.

The route length is 2 miles long and starts at Pier Plaza in Hermosa Beach. Registration begins at 8 a.m., the ceremony is at 9 a.m. and the Walk starts at 9:30 a.m. Every registered participant will receive a T-shirt after achieving the fundraising minimum of $100. Unless otherwise communicated, T-shirts will be available for pick up on Walk day.

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: