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!

USBA Buffet Style Networking Mixer @ The Bottle Inn

May 24, 2017

Bottle InnThe Unified Small Business Alliance hosts the monthly Networking Mixer on Wednesday, May 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at The Bottle Inn in Riviera Village

The USBA invites everyone to this Buffet Style Networking Event. The cost is $20 per person and includes food, soda, hot or iced tea, tax and tip, and a glass of Battaglini Wine.

If you’ve never attended one of the USBA events, you should make a point to stop by – it’s always a very casual, friendly evening. Bring plenty of business cards and dress to impress!

Community Coffee with Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi

May 27, 2017

Community CoffeeAssemblymember Al Muratsuchi will host a Community Coffee on Saturday, May 27 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at The Great Room Cafe.

The community is encouraged to attend, enjoy a cup of coffee and share your thoughts regarding state and legislative issues affecting the South Bay.

Attendees will hear what’s happening in the district and what services are available.

For additional information and to RSVP, call the District Office at 310-375-0691 or visit the website at https://a66.asmdc.org/.

The Great Room Cafe is located at 2810 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach, CA.

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.

BCHD Celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Week

May 30 – June 2, 2017

National Senior Health & Fitness WeekIn celebration of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, Beach Cities Health District Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) invites Beach Cities residents to participate in the nation’s largest health event for older adults.

From May 30 through June 2, community members are encouraged to take action towards maintaining and improving their health. CHF will be offering FREE classes (group exercise, yoga and mat Pilates), health assessments, screenings and educational lectures.

Register at the Center for Health & Fitness front desk or call call 310-374-3426, x147. For more information and to view a complete schedule of events, visit the website at http://beachcitiesgym.org.

Beach Cities Health District Center for Health & Fitness is located on the 2nd Floor at 514 North Prospect Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Fishtivities @ Sea Lab: Shark Week

June 3, 2017

June fishtivities shark weekSEA Lab presents Fishtivities: Shark Week on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

See and touch live sharks! Attendees will enjoy shark activities, games, and crafts. At 12 p.m. the daily fish feeding will take place followed by a tour of the touch tanks.

The cost is $5 per person (3 and under are free) and $2 per cup of food for the fish feeding.

Become a SEA Lab Member and enjoy membership benefits such as:
-Free admission for four guests to special Fishtivities
-1 private morning weekday tour each year (scheduled ahead of time)
-1 free fish feeding pass

Yoga on the Pier

June 10, 2017

Yoga on the OctagonThe Redondo Pier Association hosts FREE Yoga on the Pier every second Saturday of each month from 10 to 11 a.m..

Everyone is welcome to attend and take part in this all level yoga class where the International Boardwalk meets the Redondo Beach Pier (the octagon below Kincaid’s). Participants should bring a yoga mat, towel and bottled water.

Scheduled dates: May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, November 11, December 9.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.redondopier.com/event/yoga-on-the-octagon-2/2017-05-13/

The Redondo Beach Pier is located at 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Summer Solstice Beach Bash

June 20, 2017

waterfront-educationSEA Lab and Waterfront Education will host the first annual Summer Solstice Beach Bash fundraiser on Tuesday, June 20 from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The event celebrates their successful partnership and supports the Waterfront Education programs. The summer solstice is the longest day of the year and the perfect time to kick off a summer of fun.

Live entertainment is planned along with music, some wacky contests, and a silent auction with many goodies for you to bid on. Invite your friends and be a part of the first annual Beach Bash!