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Redondo Beach Library Activities for August

August 1, 2017

August-RB-Library-CalendarThe Redondo Beach Library offers a variety of events for all ages this summer 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 for August listed below, or click on the flyer, print it and stick it on the fridge as a reminder!

The Summer Reading Program continues through August 26. Children, teens and adults can sign-up at either the Main Library or the North Branch Library.

Children’s Block Party for children up to 18 months
August 1 at 10:00am-11:00am
Main Library Storytime Room
Children ages 0 to 18 months and their caregivers join in a fun block party! Limited to 50 individuals. Get your ticket at the Children’s desk.

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!

Redondo Pier Summer of Music Concert Series

July 1 – August 31, 2017

Summer of Music 2017 - Concerts on the Redondo PierThe Redondo Beach Pier Association presents the Summer of Music Concert Series every Thursday and Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. starting July 1 and running through August 31.

These concerts are free to the public, so grab a few beach chairs and gather your family, friends and neighbors for a casual, relaxing evening of entertainment the South Bay way.

Concerts on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays will take place at the Octagon where the pier meets the International Boardwalk below Kincaid’s, all other concerts will take place at the end of the pier. All pier events are weather permitting. Concert schedule is subject to change.

For additional information, directions and concert schedule, visit the website at

The Redondo Beach Pier is located at 100 Fisherman’s Wharf in Redondo Beach.

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.

Bourbon, Blues & BBQ

August 19, 2017

Bourbon-Blues-BBQShade Hotel Redondo Beach presents Bourbon, Blues & BBQ on Saturday, August 19 from 7 to 10 p.m. on the Sky Level.

Enjoy Shade’s open-air Sky Level and celebrate summer at the Bourbon, Blues & BBQ event! This country themed event is a great way to spend a hot summer night and enjoy breathtaking views from Palos Verdes to Malibu.

Ticket includes entry to the event, an unlimited BBQ feast, hand-crafted bourbon or vodka drink ticket, and an awesome Blues band! The rooftop bars will also be open for cocktails, beer, wine and other options (cash bar available).

Tickets are $55 per person and includes food and one bourbon or vodka cocktail. Attendees must be 21+ with valid photo I.D.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Eventbrite page at

Shade Hotel is located at 655 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

BCHD Summer Fitness Series: Zumba in the Park

August 21 & 28, 2017

zumba - sbbjBeach Cities Health District presents Zumba in the Park, every Monday in August as part of the FREE Summer Fitness Series.

Get ready to dance your way into shape this summer! Every Monday night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the public is invited to participate and move at their own pace and all ages are welcome. This FREE community-wide event brings together the community, fitness and fun! Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and athletic clothing. Classes will be led by certified Zumba® instructors from the Center for Health & Fitness. Zumba in the Park was a huge hit last summer and it’s even more popular this year! You don’t want to miss this!

Annual Regional Mixer

August 23, 2017

Annual-Regional-mixerThe Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Regional Mixer on Wednesday, August 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Seaside Lagoon.

Mix, mingle, make new friends and meet up with other local business owners at this popular annual event. Guest will enjoy live entertainment, opportunity drawings, great food from local Chamber member restaurants and more.

The cost is $10 for any Chamber members and $20 for non-members.

To register, call 310-376-6911 or visit the website at

Riviera Village Sidewalk Sale

August 26 & 27, 2017

Riviera Village Sidewalk SaleThe Riviera Village Sidewalk Sale takes place Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The Riv is a unique shopping destination and home to hundreds of exceptional shops, restaurants and services. Stroll the streets of this quaint corner of Redondo Beach located just steps from the Esplanade, Redondo’s signature stretch of Pacific coastline. Businesses will be offering an eclectic mix of extraordinary items and fabulous finds for every budget.

Get a jump start on the day at the Riviera Village Farmers’ Market on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and while you’re in the neighborhood, enjoy a meal at one of the many fabulous eateries located throughout the Village.

For more information, visit the website at or the Facebook page at

Riviera Village is located in south Redondo Beach between Catalina Avenue, Avenue I and Palos Verdes Boulevard