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Redondo Beach Library Activities for October

October 1 – 31, 2017

October-Library- ProgramsThe Redondo Beach Library offers a variety of activities for all ages including music, writing, dance, language, reading, crafts and more! A few require registration but all of them are FREE! Check out the Calendar of Events listed below, or click on the flyer, print it and stick it on the fridge as a reminder!

LA Opera Talk – The Pearl Fishers
October 3 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
LA Opera’s Community Educators are knowledgeable, entertaining and always full of insightful views of LA Opera! The program is free and open to the public. No registration is required and light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Redondo Beach Public Library.

Mindfulness Drop In

First Wednesdays

Mindfulness 4Beach Cities Health District offers a 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!

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.

Carnevil Harbor Invasion

October 21, 26, 27, 28, 31, 2017

Carnevil-Harbor-InvasionR10 Social House and Gasser’s Lounge present Carnevil Harbor Invasion for five nights only at R10 Social House.

Horror lovers and the Halloween obsessed are invited to experience a deranged immersive experience like never before. From the legendary degenerates behind a decade of insane parties across Southern and Central California, comes the next incarnation of the South Bay’s most immersive Halloween experience! Brace yourself for five mind-blowing nights of shock, horror, and indulgence led by the demon puppets of Dead Marionette Theatre.

Held on the second floor of R10 Social House, expect a night filled with drinks and debauchery. It’s guarantee you won’t ever forget this Halloween experience…that is, if you make it out alive.


Dead Marionette Theatre is a 360 degree, fully-immersive experience with heavy and frequent use of strobe lights, lasers, pyrotechnics, sub-sonic sound, climate-altering effects, projectiles, and graphic and potentially offensive imagery.

Pints for Prostate

October 26, 2017

Pints-For-Prostate 2Shade Hotel Redondo Beach in partnership with Torrance Memorial Medical Center presents Pints for Prostate on Thursday, October 26 from 7 to 9 p.m.

The event will be led by speakers Dr. Timothy Lesser, M.D. and Dr. Garrett Matsunaga, M.D. who will educate attendees on the importance of early detection of prostate cancer and men’s health. One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Prostate cancer is the most common among American men aside from skin cancer.

Craft beer samplings will be provided by local breweries King Harbor Brewing Company, Strand Brewing Company and El Segundo Brewing Company.

Halloween Costume Contest & 80s Dance Party with Richard Blade

October 27, 2017

Halloween-Costume-Contest-and-80s-Dance-PartyThe Redondo Pier Association presents a Halloween Costume Contest & 80s Dance Party with Richard Blade on October 27 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Legendary Los Angeles DJ Richard Blade will host this new, annual event on the Octagon, where the Redondo Beach Pier meets the International Boardwalk/Redondo Beach Marina.

The event is FREE and all ages are welcome. Wear your most horrific costume and plan to dance the night away to all those great tunes from the 80s. There will be prizes! ♫It’s a dead man’s party! Who could ask for more???♫

For additional information, contact via email at

Redondo Beach Pier is located at 500 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

South Bay Scream

October 27, 2017

South-Bay-ScreamBerry Bly Productions presents South Bay Scream on Friday, October 27 at The Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club.

The festivities get under way at 9 p.m. with DJs spinning the hottest club and dance tunes in three separate rooms. The celebration includes multiple dance floors, performance artists, tarot readers, scary creatures, lighting and visual effects, smoking patio, parking and much more.

Costumes are required and guests must be at least 21 to attend. It’s the biggest Halloween party in the South Bay and everybody will be there! Advance pre-sale tickets go on sale September 25.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at

The Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club is located at 260 Portofino Way in Redondo Beach.

Halloween Monster Ball

October 28, 2017

Halloween-Monster-Ball 2The annual Halloween Monster Ball will take place on Saturday, October 28 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at The Catalina Room.

Ladies and Gentlemen, freaks and foes, you are invited to a devilish show
Dust off your bones and put on your costume, prepare for a feast with music and cocktails
This will certainly be a horrific celebration, and your chance to support Make-A-Wish Foundation
So join us if you dare, for this opportunity is quite rare
And truth be told, indeed, all proceeds will help children in need