Manhattan Beach Events

South Bay By Jackie is your source for information about fun and interesting Manhattan Beach events.

Kendra Gives Back Party

April 27, 2017

kendra Gives BackThe community is invited to attend the Kendra Gives Back Party on Thursday, April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Kendra Scott at The Point.

It’s going to be a fun evening hosted by local realtor Michele Brown. Twenty percent of proceeds from jewelry sold that evening will benefit Walk With Sally.

Attendees will enjoy complimentary sips, sweets and jewels while shopping for a great cause!

For additional information on the event, visit the website at For additional information about Walk With Sally, visit the website at

Kendra Scott is located at The Point at 850 South Sepulveda, El Segundo, CA 90245.

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

April 29, 2017

Drug-take-back-dayThe City of Redondo Beach and the City of Manhattan Beach will take part in the DEA organized National Prescription Drug Take-Back campaign on Saturday, April 29 from from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The DEA is coordinating the campaign which is a collaborative effort with state and local law enforcement agencies to collect potentially dangerous controlled substances from medicine cabinets. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back addresses a vital public safety and public health issue.

Everyone is encouraged to drop off unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs or over the counter drugs (do not need to be in original container). This program is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

All Media Art Sale

May 6 & 7, 2017

All Media Art SaleMB City Arts presents the All Media Art Sale on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Joslyn Community Center.

This is your chance to shop small, shop local, shop Manhattan Beach! Students, instructors and staff from the Manhattan Beach Cultural Arts Classes will be selling their handcrafted artworks, which include ceramics, sculpture, jewelry and more. Support local artists at this unique event!

For additional information, call (310) 802-5440 or contact via email at

The Joslyn Community Center is located at 1601 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Kentucky Derby Party @ Shade Hotel

May 6, 2017

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Shade Hotel will host the second annual Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday, May 6 beginning at noon.

Held annually at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky the first Saturday in May, the 143 Run for the Roses is the first race in horse racing’s coveted Triple Crown.

The event begins at noon with the race starting at 3:24 p.m. Pacific Daylight time. Guests will enjoy an afternoon of Mint Juleps, Derby-inspired cocktails and small plates for purchase along with fun contests! Ladies should wear their most stylish hats and gents are encouraged to don their best Derby attire!

The event is free to attend but you should definitely make a reservation!

South Bay Business Leaders’ Summit

May 9, 2017

south-bay-business-leaders-summit-south-bay-by-jackieThe Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the South Bay Business Leaders’ Summit on Tuesday, May 9 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m..

The event provides a day full of information and tools to help build meaningful relationships, improve productivity, set achievable goals, create strong customer service, and improve on marketing efficiencies. Together, whether a small or large business, we are building a legacy of solid, smart entrepreneurs and business people in the South Bay.

Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age

May 10, 2017

screenagersBeach Cities Health District will host a FREE screening of Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age on Wednesday, May 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Mira Costa High School as part of their Teen Wellness Series.

Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Screenagers reveals how tech time impacts kids’ development and offers solutions on how adults can empower kids to best navigate the digital world and find balance. Presented by Redondo Beach Council PTAs, this movie is recommended for upper elementary-aged students or older. Please arrive early to check in and find a seat.

For additional information, visit the website at To register for the screening, visit

Mira Costa High School Auditorium is located at 1401 Artesia Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA.

Celebrate Manhattan Beach

May 12, 2017

HP_home_V4The Manhattan Beach Rotary presents Celebrate Manhattan Beach on Friday, May 12 starting at 6 p.m. at the Manhattan Beach Marriott.

Now in its 27th year, Celebrate Manhattan Beach is an opportunity for Rotary members, guests and sponsors, who have transformed Manhattan Beach, to celebrate the city and highlight living in the greatest place, with the greatest community. More than 200 guests will celebrate with local business and community leaders and government dignitaries.

FREE Rooftop Cardio Dance Parties @ Trilogy Spa

May 17, 2017

Trilogy PartiesTrilogy Spa is hosting a series of FREE Rooftop Cardio Dance Parties on May 17 and June 21. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the dance party begins at 7:30 p.m.

Shine Studio’s PopFit workout will get you moving and sweating to the best pop music, and moving like a backup dancer for Britney or Beyonce, cardio style! A mix of flirty and sassy moves that you would see in any music video. How do you think Bey gets her tight and fit curves?

Space is limited and it is requested that you RSVP for the class only if you are committed to attending. RSVP to Shine Studios at at

Trilogy Spa is located at 451 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Tour de Pier – New Car Raffle

May 19, 2017 Deadline to Purchase Raffle Tickets

tour de pier logoFor simply purchasing a $100 Raffle Ticket, one lucky winner will drive away in a brand new car at the fifth annual Tour de Pier. The award-winning stationary cycling fundraiser has partnered with South Bay Ford in offering a chance to win a new Ford vehicle (valued up to $50,000) or optioning to accept a $30,000 cash prize.

Tour de Pier

May 21, 2017

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The annual Tour de Pier will take place on Sunday, May 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Manhattan Beach Pier

This unique fundraising event brings one of the hottest indoor fitness activities – stationary cycling – to the gorgeous outdoors. The Tour de Pier includes four 50 minute sessions beginning at 9 a.m.

Participants will be overlooking the Manhattan Beach Pier and riding in place while taking in the historic Southern California ocean view.