Lomita Events

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Movies Under the Stars

August 4, 2018

Despicable-Me-3The City of Lomita presents Movies Under the Stars on select Saturdays.

On Saturday, July 14 at 8:30 p.m. on the lawn at City Hall, enjoy a screening of Disney Pixar’s Coco. Lomita City Hall is located at 24300 Narbonne Ave, Lomita, CA 90717.

On Saturday, August 4 at 8:30 at Lomita Park Belba Field, enjoy a screening of Despicable Me. Lomita Park is located at 24428 Eshelman Avenue, Lomita, CA 90717.

Bring low beach chairs, blankets, snacks and popcorn for a fun, hot summer night with family, friends and neighbors.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.lomita.com/cityhall/announcements/Lomita-Parks-Special-Events-2018.pdf

National Night Out

August 7, 2018

National-Night-Out-2016The annual National Night Out takes place this year on Tuesday, August 7.

This unique crime and drug prevention event is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. The National Night Out campaign involves citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from over 15,000 communities in all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide.

This annual event is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness by generating support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; strengthening neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships and sending a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Lomita Community Day

August 25, 2018

Community-DayThe Lomita Railroad Museum will host Community Day on Saturday, August 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This event is FREE as a thank you to the community for supporting the Lomita Railroad Museum throughout the year! The event features an array of entertainment including live music, dancing, DJ, demos, crafts, games, free admission to the museum, face painting, martial arts demonstrations, RR model display, photo booth and more.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.lomita-rr.org/calendar/.

The Lomita Railroad Museum is located at 2137 250 Street, Lomita, California 90717.

Halloween Festival @ Lomita Railroad Museum

October 28, 2018

Halloween-at-the-MuseumThe Lomita Railroad Museum will host a Halloween Festival on Sunday, October 28 from noon to 4:30 p.m.

The event features carnival games, crafts, a spooky story and more. Attendees should wear their creepiest costumes!

For additional information, call 310-326-6255 or visit http://www.lomita.com/cityhall/announcements/Lomita-Parks-Special-Events-2018.pdf.

The Lomita Railroad Museum is located at 2137 West 250 Street, Lomita, CA.

Halloween in Lomita Park

October 31, 2018

Halloween-Lomita-ParkThe City of Lomita will celebrate Halloween on Wednesday, October 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Lomita Park

Add Lomita Park to your Trick or Treating route this year! They’re kicking off the celebration with a costume contest at 6 p.m. After that, stick around and enjoy the inflatable carnival games, decorate a pumpkin and don’t forget to pick up a custom balloon creation from one of the balloon twisters!

The best part of this event? It’s FREE! So don’t miss out.

Santa & The Polar Express @ Lomita Railroad Museum

December 2, 2018

Polar-ExpressThe Lomita Railroad Museum presents Santa & The Polar Express on Sunday, December 2 from Noon to 4 p.m.

The community is invited for a special reading of The Polar Express and photos with Santa. In addition, there will be face painters, balloon animals, holiday crafts, hot chocolate and cookies and tours of the museum.

The price of admission is $15 per family and includes everything.

Tickets are available online at http://www.lomita-rr.org or at the door the day of the event.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at http://www.lomita-rr.org/calendar/.

The Lomita Railroad Museum is located at 2137 West 250th Street, Lomita, CA 90717.

Lomita Holiday Tree Lighting

December 7, 2018

Lomita-Tree-LightingThe City of Lomita hosts the annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 7 at 5:30 p.m. in front of City Hall.

Attendees can sip complimentary coffee and hot cocoa while enjoying an evening of musical performances and a visit from Santa!

For additional information, call 310-326-0140 or visit the website at http://www.lomita.com/cityhall/.

Lomita City Hall is located at 24300 Narbonne Avenue in Lomita.

Lomita Railroad Museum

Lomita-Railroad-Museum sbbjThe Lomita Railroad Museum is dedicated to educating and informing the public about railroads — particularly of the steam era — the present, past, and future of transportation, the history of the U.S. Westward Expansion, the settlement of California, and the people who made this all happen.

The museum, located in Irene Lewis Park, is owned and operated by the City of Lomita and is overseen by the Lomita Parks & Recreation Department. Hours are Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is closed for major holidays. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children under 12. FREE Parking is located in lot adjacent to museum. For additional information, visit the website at http://www.lomita-rr.org/

The Lomita Railroad Museum is located at 2137 West 250th Street in Lomita.