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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.

Redondo Beach State of the City Address

February 24, 2017

State of the City redondoThe Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Bureau presents the annual State of the City address on Friday, February 24 at 7 a.m. at Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel.

Mayor Steve Aspel will speak on how the city is managing its resources, what was accomplished last year and how the City is preparing for 2017.

Pre-sale tickets are $45, at the door, $50.

Comedy by the Beach

February 24, 2017

Comedy by the BeachComedy Pop Up presents Comedy by the Beach on Friday, February 24 beginning at 8 p.m. at Samba Brazilian Steakhouse in Redondo Marina.

Come enjoy a night out with some of LA’s funniest comics! The event will be hosted by Feraz Ozel (2 Broke Girls, Comics Unleashed) and will feature comics Chris Franjola (Chelsea Lately, Getting Doug with High), Jill-Michele Melean (MADtv, Reno:911!), Al Jackson (Comedy Central Presents, Last Comic Standing, John Oliver Standup Show), Drew Lynch (America’s Got Talent Finalist, Maron) and Sean G Grant (Maron, Jimmy Kimmel Live!). Along with all that great comedy, attendees will also enjoy a special selection of Brazilian inspired drink specials.

General admission tickets are available starting at $10 online at http://tinyurl.com/zz682t6 and $15 at the door. There is plenty of onsite parking for only $2 with validation.

Waterfront Information Center Open House

February 27, 2017

waterfront information center 2The Waterfront 3-D model has arrived in Redondo Beach! The community is invited to view the model at the Open House on Monday, February 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Waterfront Information Center.

View the model and learn more about the proposed project with fellow Redondo Beach community members. There will be a presentation by Fred Bruning, CEO, CenterCal Properties.

Fishtivities @ SEA Lab

March 4, 2017

Fishtivities MarchSEA Lab presents Fishtivities: A Celebration of Green Sea Turtles (in honor of St. Patrick’s Day) on Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Activities include a Green Sea Turtle egg hunt, an interactive craft, and opportunities to feed and touch live animals. 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

Lady of Magic @ Rock & Brews PCH

March 4, 2017

Lady of MagicDiners at Rock & Brews PCH will get to experience the Lady of Magic up close and personal on Saturday, March 4 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 http://ladyofmagic.com/.

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

FREE Stretch Classes

March 5 & 11, April 2 & 8, 2017

StretchballYoga Cycle in Manhattan Beach and Shine Studio in Redondo Beach 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:

March 5 & April 2, 11am-12pm @ Yoga Cycle 2015 Manhattan Beach Blvd. #110, Redondo Beach (424) 456-4161

The Thoughtful Feast: Supper in a California Basque Boardinghouse

March 5, 2017

basque dinnerA Basq Kitchen, in collaboration with Culinary Historian Richard Foss, present The Thoughtful Feast: Supper in a California Basque Boardinghouse on Sunday, March 5 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at A Basq Kitchen.

One of the great dining experiences of the Western US is the Basque boardinghouse supper, a communal event at which guests sit at long tables and enjoy an array of starters followed by portions of roast lamb, braised chicken, french fries, vegetables, cheeses, and dessert.

Friends of Redondo Beach Art Membership Drive Event

March 11, 2017

Friends of Redondo Beah ArtsFriends of Redondo Beach Arts is proud to announce the annual membership drive event Be a Friend, Building Community Through Art on Saturday, March 11 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Woman’s Club of Redondo Beach.

This year, the event will feature art workshops, music, dancing, a silent auction, food, wine, and beer. Ticket prices will include a 2017 FRBA membership, a souvenir wine glass, exposure to local artisans and other surprises.

FRBA is the organizational arm of TEDxRedondo Beach and supports visual arts, public art, music, art education and scholarships, poetry, talks on creative and intellectual content, and efforts to give arts and culture greater visibility in civic life. They collaborate with other community groups and support the work of the City of Redondo Beach’s Public Art Commission.