Redondo Beach Events

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Mindfulness Drop In

First Wednesdays

Mindfulness.jpgBeach Cities Health District offers Free Mindfulness Drop-In the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Take 30 minutes to downshift and practice mindfulness techniques.The monthly sessions will be led by trained Beach Cities Health District staff. No prior experience with meditation or mindfulness is required.

Please arrive a few minutes early to sign in and get settled.

Wonder of Dinosaurs @ SBG

Every Day

Wonder-of-DinosaursSouth Bay Galleria is now hosting Wonder of Dinosaurs!

Wonder of Dinosaurs features museum quality robotic and static dinosaurs. The dinosaurs are beautifully displayed and accompanied by signs that provide information that you will find both educational and fascinating. The Exhibition is a walk through at your own pace, self-guided tour.

While the robotic dinosaurs have been known to make adults jump back, the entire exhibit is family friendly for even the youngest of children.

Sunscreen Lab Improv Troupe

Last Saturday

ImprovSunscreen Film Festival West presents the Sunscreen Lab Improv Troupe the last Saturday of each month from 8 to 9:30.

Come out for an evening of laughs… maybe even participate? This group of improvisers includes alum from UCB, Groundlings, Improv Olympics, Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv and more, is guaranteed to entertain. This is top-notch improv right here in the South Bay!

Whale Watching Excursions

December – April

gray-whale-south-bay-by-jackieWhale watching is a time-honored tradition along the California coastline and the South Bay offers a magnificent vantage point to witness one of the world’s great seasonal migrations.

The Gray Whale Migration runs from December through April with the whales travelling through our local waters from Alaska to Baja, Mexico and back. There have been an unprecedented number of Gray Whale sightings the past few seasons. In addition, several other species have been spotted including Fin, Minke, Humpback and Sperm whales, along with numerous Orcas (technically, not a whale!).

Lady of Magic @ Rock & Brews PCH

April 1, 2017

Lady of MagicDiners at Rock & Brews PCH will get to experience the Lady of Magic up close and personal on Saturday, April 1 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The Lady of Magic, Sisuepahn Phila, will entertain guests at their tables with her own brand of magic. Who knows what tricks she may have up her sleeve? Be amused and delighted while enjoying great food and cold brews!

There is no cover charge, all ages are welcome and it’s dog friendly!

For additional information, visit the website at

Rock & Brews is located at 6300 South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

FREE Stretch Classes

April 2 & 8, 2017

StretchballYoga Cycle and Shine Studio will present FREE Healthy Stretch Classes led by South Bay health, fitness and nutrition expert, Julie Heath

Creator of the StretchBall™, Julie will lead instruction on an effective method that will help participants enjoy the stretch of yoga and the relaxation of massage. The StretchBall™ class will include techniques to gently loosen tight muscles in hips, back, hamstrings, chest, shoulders and more…. in literally, seconds. Roll your way to feeling great!

Upcoming free class schedule:

April 2, 11am-12pm @ Yoga Cycle 2015 Manhattan Beach Blvd. #110, Redondo Beach (424) 456-4161

Community Mindfulness Workshop

April 6, 2017

mindfulness 3The contentious local election cycle has come to a close, making it the perfect time for residents from all sides of the debate to come together and share a collective – and mindful – sigh of relief. Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) will be helping people do just that on April 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. when it hosts a FREE Community Mindfulness Workshop at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.

Brew Lagoon Craft Beer & Music Festival

April 29, 2017

brew lagoonHuck Street Productions proudly presents Brew Lagoon Craft Beer & music Festival on Saturday, April 29 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Seaside Lagoon.

The event features 20 breweries, 5 bands, unlimited tastings and each attendee will receive a souvenir glass.

Food will be available for purchase from Charlie’s, Hop Saint Brewing, Hudson House and Ruby’s Diner. Live entertainment by Fartbarf, Curly Wolf, The Royal Rats, Kira Kingman and Freestone.

Advance tickets are $40 each or $50 at the door. Attendees must be 21+.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at .

Seaside Lagoon is located at 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Redondo Beach Memorial Day Observance & BBQ

May 29, 2017

memorial day 2The public is invited to attend the 2017 Memorial Day Observance & BBQ at the Veterans Memorial in beautiful Veterans Park in Redondo Beach at 1 p.m. on Monday, May 29.

Memorial Day is a time to honor the fallen. The solemn observance will include reflection and remembrance, music, commentary, and honors, to all those members of the armed forces who paid the ultimate sacrifice in our nation’s wars. Local elected officials and military dignitaries will be in attendance.

The service will be followed by a BBQ picnic sponsored by the Redondo Elks Lodge #1378 in the Elks parking lot south of the Lodge next to Veterans Park. The BBQ is free for all veterans and members of the military, police officers and firefighters. A $5 donation is requested from all others.

Cruise at the Beach

Every Friday: April through October

Cruise at Ruby's - sbbjVroom, vroom! The Cruise is back!

Cruise at the Beach returns to Ruby’s Diner in Redondo Beach for the season!

Open to the public, this free event happens every Friday night through October and features a gathering of vintage automobiles on display in the Ruby’s Diner parking lot from 4 to 8 p.m.