Special Events

Santa Photo Experience @ Del Amo

November 8 – December 24, 2019

Santa-Del-AmoEager children and their families can experience the joy and magic of the holiday season with a visit to the Santa Photo Experience at Del Amo Fashion Center.

Children can visit and be photographed with Santa November 8 through December 24.

Del Amo Fashion Center will host a several opportunities for families to make memories with Santa. Save time, avoid the line by reserving your magical moment with Santa online. Families can plan their visit to see Santa in advance with a Santa Fast Pass on all days the shopping mall is open.

An opportunity for all members of the family, Pet Photo Night allows pets the opportunity to visit and have their photo taken with Santa. The center will host two pet photo nights on Sunday, November 17 and Sunday, December 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. where pet owners can bring their fur babies for photos with Santa Claus.

Redondo Beach Library Activities for December

December 1 – 31, 2019

The 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!

Redondo Beach Main Library is located at 303 North Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Telephone: 310 318-0675

Redondo Beach North Branch Library is located at 2000 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach, CA 90278. Telephone: 310 318-0677

For more information on Library programs and services, please call (310) 318-0675, option 5 for Adult or Teen Programs, or (310) 318-0675, option 6 for Children’s Programs.

For updated information, visit the website at http://www.redondo.org/library.

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Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for December

December 1 – 31, 2019

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy offers a calendar full of special activities and monthly events.

One of the South Bay’s best kept secrets is the surprising amount of natural habitat to be found in the area and it is the mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to “preserve land and restore habitat for the enjoyment and education of all.”

For additional information and registration, visit the website at https://pvplc.org/ or call (310) 541-7613.

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Torrance Santa Float Schedule

December 1 – 22, 2019

The Torrance Police Officers’ Association will escort the Santa Float as it make its rounds throughout the City of Torrance starting Sundaty, December 1 and running through Sunday, December 22.

Continuing a holiday tradition that started in 1969, the Torrance Police Officers’ Association will be bringing Santa Claus and a sleigh full of helpers to different areas in the city. In the event of rain, the float may be cancelled and rescheduled to a different date. In the event of a cancellation, the makeup date will be posted on their social media platforms.

To view the schedule (with expandable maps), visit the website at https://torrancepoa.com/annual-events/santa-float-schedule

Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights Extravaganza

December 1, 2019 – January 1, 2020

076 - sbbj2Taking place for over 40 years, the Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights Extravaganza (also known as Candy Cane Lane) is one of the largest holiday decoration displays in the country.

You can walk or drive through the neighborhood reveling in the sights, sounds and scents of the season. It’s a wonderful way to spend the evening and one the entire family will enjoy and remember for years to come. The wildly extravagant decorations are on display from December 1 through January 1 from about 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Insider Tip: Plan to arrive at sunset on a weeknight, enjoy dinner at one of the nearby restaurants, like Hey 19, and then go see the decorations. You don’t want to miss this!

For additional information and directions, visit the website at http://www.yelp.com/biz/sleepy-hollow-christmas-lights-torrance

Redondo Beach Santa Sleigh Tour

December 2 – 22, 2019

The Redondo Beach Police Officers’ Association, in conjunction with the Redondo Beach Firefighters’ Association, is proud to present the Redondo Beach 2019 Santa Sleigh Tour.

Starting December 2, Santa and his Elves will once again travel the streets of Redondo Beach. Originally started by volunteer police and firefighters several decades ago, the Santa Sleigh has always been staffed by off duty police officers and firefighters volunteering countless hours during Santa’s visit. This is an opportunity for Redondo Beach’s public safety personnel to give back to the community and thank them for their support.

Come out and meet Santa and the police officers, firefighters and city employees that work the streets in your city every day!

The sleigh heads out each night at 5 p.m. and end about 9 p.m. To view the route maps, visit https://www.redondobeachpoa.com/santa-sleigh-routes . (The maps take a while to load.)

Redondo Beach Santa Sleigh 2019 Tour Schedule and Routes

Manhattan Beach Santa Float Schedule

December 2 – 20, 2019

The Santa Float will be making the rounds of Manhattan Beach over the next couple of weeks!

The neighborhood routes generally start at 4:45 p.m., but check the times at the link below as there are some variations. The sleigh will tour a different neighborhood for fifteen nights (excluding weekends), ending December 20. Santa should be able to complete each nightly route before the kiddies go to bed, so get those lists ready!

The Manhattan Beach Santa Float is led by the Kiwanis Club of Manhattan Beach, and is staffed each night by a different community organization. There is no charge to visit the Santa Float on its nightly routes. The calendar, staffing organizations, dates and a hi-resolution expandable map of the routes can be seen at http://www.manhattanbeachsantafloat.com/routes/ .

Torrance Memorial Holiday Festival

December 3 – December 8, 2019

Torrance Memorial Medical Center presents the annual Holiday Festival December 3 through December 8.

The event features themed, decorated trees, live entertainment, holiday boutique, opportunity drawing, children’s activities, food court and special ticketed events: Fashion Show $150 (12/3), Festival Gala $325 (12/6) and Lunch with Santa $20 (12/8).

The hospital invites seniors and those with special needs to view the trees in a relaxed environment free of charge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, and Thursday, Dec. 5. During those hours a Senior Marketplace will offer stocking stuffers mostly under $5.

Non-profit and community service group members are invited to the Festival at a special admission price of $2 in honor of their service on Thursday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 9 p.m. On this day, community service group members are asked to show their pride and wear apparel representing their organization.

On Saturday, Dec 7, the Torrance Fire and Police Department will be collecting unwrapped new toys at the tent for the Toys for Tots Drive. Anyone bringing a toy with a value of $5 or more will be given free admission between 2 to 6 p.m. Fire trucks and police vehicles will also be on hand for kids to climb on and sit inside.

El Segundo Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting

December 5, 2019

The El Segundo Chamber of Commerce presents the El Segundo Holiday Open House on Thursday, December 5 from 3 to 8:30 p.m.

Guests will enjoy refreshments, raffles, prizes, music and more while indulging in a little holiday shopping at participating retailers throughout the charming downtown area.

The event features an Elf on the Shelf scavenger hunt and the Tree Lighting at 5:30 p.m.

For additional information, visit the website at https://www.elsegundochamber.com/.

Downtown El Segundo is located in and around Main Street and Grand Avenue in El Segundo, CA 90425.

El Segundo Chamber Holiday Mixer: Martinis & Mistletoe

December 5, 2019

Join the El Segundo Chamber of Commerce for some seasonal cheer at the Holiday Mixer: Martinis & Mistletoe on Thursday, December 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Citizens Business Bank.

Attendees will enjoy delicious bites from El Segundo Catering Company, drinks, raffle prizes and more while mixing and mingling with old friends and new. Donate a raffle prize or silent auction item to give your business a little extra recognition.

Tickets are only $5 for Chamber Members and $10 for non-Chamber Members and will be available at the door.

For additional information, contact the Chamber offices at 310/322-1220 or via email at info@elsegundochamber.org .

Citizen’s Business Bank is located at 275 Main Street in El Segundo.

Lomita and Rancho Palos Verdes Santa Sleigh Tour

December 5 – 20, 2019

Santa Claus is coming to town!

The LA Sheriff’s Lomita Station hosts the annual Santa Sleigh Tour from Thursday, December 5 through Friday, December 20.

They’ll be guiding his sleigh through the streets of Lomita and Rancho Palos Verdes. A sheriff’s patrol car will precede Santa’s Sleigh announcing his arrival.

Look for Santa Stops Here signs along the route. Children of all ages are encouraged to come out, chat with Santa, and get a candy cane.

Click on the image to enlarge the schedule!

For additional information, visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LomitaSheriffsStation/.

Riviera Village Holiday Stroll

December 5, 2019

The annual Riviera Village Holiday Stroll takes place on Thursday, December 5 from 5 to 9 p.m.

The Village takes on a cheerful holiday atmosphere with lights, decorations and festive music for your enjoyment as you stroll along the avenues admiring the festooned store fronts. A parade featuring marching bands from local schools and Santa Claus, starts at 6 p.m. at the corner of Catalina Avenue and Avenue I.

With over 300 fashionable boutiques offering a wide variety of unique gift ideas, Riviera Village is the destination of choice for discerning shoppers.

Once the shopping is done, take a relaxing ride in a horse-drawn carriage and treat yourself to dinner at one of the many fine dining establishments. As always, reservations are highly recommended!

Catalina Avenue will be closed to traffic from Avenue I to Elena Avenue from 5 to 9 p.m. to facilitate the happy shoppers.

Holiday Aesthetics Event

December 5, 2019

Beach Cities Vein & Laser Center will host a special Holiday Event on Thursday, December 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.

You don’t want to miss out on their biggest event of the year, celebrating amazing patients, friends and family. This is the perfect night to take advantage of the best specials of the year, exclusive day of event only, including injectables, lasers, skin care treatments and mini consults for the newest treatments in aesthetics.

Attendees will enjoy hors d’oeuvres and bubbly refreshments. When you RSVP you’ll have a chance to win one of the fantastic raffle prizes. Bring a friend and receive an extra raffle ticket.

For additional information and to RSVP, visit the Eventbrite page at http://bcvlcholidayevent.eventbrite.com or by calling 310.906.2287. Space is limited!

Beach Cities Vein & Laser Center is located at 390 North Pacific Coast Highway, El Segundo, Ca 90245.

Clear the Air: Get the Facts on Marijuana & Vaping

December 5, 2019

Behavioral Health Services, Inc. and the Beach Cities Prevention Community Council present Clear the Air: Get the Facts on Marijuana & Vaping on Thursday, December 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hermosa Beach City Council Chambers.

Topics include:
-Laws that protect teens
-Marijuana trends
-How parents can empower teens to make healthy choices

Featured Panelists:
-Acting Chief Milton McKinnon Hermosa Beach Police Department
-Gilbert Mora RAM – Rethinking Access to Marijuana
-Donnie W. Watson, Ph.D. Thelma McMillen Recovery Center

This event is FREE to attend!

Women in Tech: Women in Code

December 5, 2019

Women’s Voices In Tech present Women in Code on Thursday, December 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Motor Trend Group.

This event celebrates women software engineers and is sponsored by the great people at Motor Trend! Join the Women’s Voices in Tech community for this special holiday event featuring:
•Networking
•Tech talks on Web Accessibility, SwiftUI and DevOps from with some incredible women coders
•Panel Discussion
•Career Opportunities

Sandpipers’ Holiday Homes Tour

December 6 – December 8, 2019

Sandpipers presents the annual Holiday Homes Tour Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m..

The Tour, which features four breathtaking homes in the most desirable neighborhoods of Manhattan Beach, will be decorated and transformed for the holiday season by top local designers, retailers, and florists for ticket holders to visit and explore. Proceeds from the Tour will benefit Sandpipers’ 60+ local charities as well as individuals and families in need of emergency financial assistance.

“We are thrilled to welcome Los Angeles residents near and far to experience the joy of the holidays in the South Bay. Whether it’s the decorations, friendships, featured artisans or the stunning homes themselves, the Sandpipers’ Holiday Homes Tour will not only surprise and delight, but raise the resources to support so many in need,” said Natalie Radtke, President of Sandpipers.

Angel Tree Lighting

December 6, 2019

The City of Lawndale Community Services Department is proud to present the annual Angel Tree Lighting on Friday, December 6 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza.

This fun-filled, family-friendly event includes arts and crafts, train rides, music, entertainment, refreshments, ice-skating, snow sledding, pictures with Santa and more.

In keeping with the spirit of the season, a suggested donation of canned food items is requested.

For additional information, contact the Community Services Department at 310-973-3270 or visit the website at www.lawndalecity.org.

Civic Center Plaza is located at 14700 Burin Avenue in Lawndale.

Lomita Holiday Tree Lighting

December 6, 2019

The City of Lomita hosts the annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m. in front of City Hall.

Attendees can sip complimentary coffee and hot cocoa while enjoying an evening of musical performances. There will also be arts & crafts, a puppeteer, face painter and balloonist.

Enjoy a visit and photo ops with Santa!

For additional information, call 310-326-0140 or visit the website at http://www.lomita.com/cityhall/.

Lomita City Hall is located at 24300 Narbonne Avenue in Lomita.

First Friday

December 6, 2019

First-Fridays-in-Riviera-VillageRiviera Village presents First Friday on Friday, December 6 from 5 to 8 p.m.

This free, monthly event is the place to be every first Friday! Head to the Village and enjoy live music, food samplings, gallery viewing, promotional offers and more while you dine and shop. Riviera Village merchants and art galleries stay open until 8 p.m. The energy will be fueled by live music at various locations from 6 to 8 p.m.

If you plan on having dinner at one of the many fine dining establishments, reservations are highly recommended.

The Village has plenty of metered parking on every street, along with a large metered parking lot in the triangle bordered by South Elena Avenue, Via El Prado and Avenida del Norte, and additional parking off South Catalina Avenue and Vista Del Mar. The parking fees are $1.50 per hour from 9am to 9pm and many meters conveniently accept credit cards for payment.

For additional information, visit the website at http://rivieravillage.net/.

John Tesh: Acoustic Christmas

December 6, 2019

The Torrance Cultural Arts Center present John Tesh: Acoustic Christmas on Friday, December 6 at 8 p.m. at the James Armstrong Theater.

This Acoustic Christmas Concert isn’t your average holiday program. Yes, there will be music and an abundance of holiday cheer, but John Tesh is adding some personal touches, too.

“What you’re going to see on stage is pretty much what you would see if you were to come for Thanksgiving or Christmas at my house. My son, Gib, will be with us, he plays the ukulele and he’s a comedian. Prima, my daughter, who’s 25, is a ballet and modern dancer, she’ll be dancing with us… so you’ll really see Christmas in my living room on stage. We do some spoken word stuff, something we call an Old School Christmas, so it’s really a baby boomer Christmas,” Tesh said.

Peninsula Cars & Coffee

December 7, 2019

The Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance presents Peninsula Cars & Coffee every first Saturday (December 7) of each month from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Promenade on the Peninsula parking structure top deck.

Attention car hobbyists and enthusiasts! Bring you hot rod, custom, muscle car, sports car, antique, classic or exotic or other special interest car or truck…. or just yourself! It’s the perfect opportunity to meet other South Bay gear heads!

This event is FREE to attend for both the public and those displaying a vehicle.

For additional information, visit the website at https://www.pvconcours.org/peninsula-cars-and-coffee.

Promenade on the Peninsula is located at 550 Deep Valley Drive, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274. Entrance to the top deck of the parking structure is located on Indian Peak Road.

Hermosa Beach Sand Snowman Contest

December 7, 2019

sand snowmanThe City of Hermosa Beach invites children of all ages to compete in the annual Sand Snowman Contest on Saturday, December 7 from 8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Just because the South Bay doesn’t experience cold, snowy winters doesn’t mean you have to miss out on traditional winter pastimes. The South Bay may not have snow but there’s sand….lots and lots of sand. So instead of building a snowman, how about building a sand snowman?

It is recommended you arrive early to claim a prime building site. Registration starts at 8:45 a.m. north of the Hermosa Pier at shoreline and building commences at 9 a.m.

Prizes will be awarded for the Most Unique, Most Traditional, Best Dressed, Hermosa Beach Favorite and Funniest. Judging begins at 11:15 a.m. with awards being presented at 11:30 a.m.

First Saturday Sweep

December 7, 2019

Keep the Esplanade Beautiful presents the monthly Esplanade Sweep on Saturday, December 7 from 9 to 10 a.m.

The Esplanade, located on the west side of the street from Knob Hill to Miramar Park, is the crown jewel of Redondo Beach! Each of us that walks, runs, rides, or just sits along the Esplanade enjoying the view have a vested interest and responsibility to help maintain it. While we enjoy the Esplanade in different ways, perhaps with our friends and families, our dogs and bike riding clubs, some debris and wear and tear is inevitable, but it’s not just the city’s responsibility to clean up after us – we are all responsible for our environment.

Hermosa Beach Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting

December 7, 2019

The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 7 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Pier Plaza and Hermosa Beach Pier.

This year’s entertainment will take place on the main stage at Pier Plaza and carolers will also be strolling downtown.

Tree Lighting festivities will take place on Pier Plaza from 5 to 7 p.m. and includes a carousel, toy collection for Beach Cities Toy Drive, Santa’s Village featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Tree Lighting and live music performances throughout the afternoon/evening.

Hermosa Beach non-profit organizations will be selling hot chocolate, churros, popcorn and other holiday treats on the Plaza. Plus, a full-size carousel welcomes everyone to hop on for a spin. Those who donate a toy receive a free ride! There is also a raffle in which people can win various prizes.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.hbchamber.net.

The Hermosa Beach Pier is located at the western end of Pier Plaza, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

Lawndale Winter Funland

December 7 & 8, 2019

The City of Lawndale presents Winter Funland on Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 from noon to 8 p.m. at Lawndale Civic Center Plaza.

Celebrate the season at Winter Funland! Enjoy two fun-filled days featuring a skating rink and skate exchange, live DJ, visit and photos with Santa, face painting and trackless train rides (Saturday 4 to 8 p.m. only).

All events are FREE!

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.lawndalecity.org/home.asp.

Lawndale Civic Center Plaza is located at 14700 Burin Avnue, Lawndale, CA 90260.

Santa @ Alpine Village

December 7, 2019

Stop by Alpine Village for a Visit with Santa Claus on Saturday, December 7 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Santa Claus returns again this year to the Alpine Village. He will be greeting all guests in front of the Alpine Market. Be sure to bring the children to visit Santa and to get their picture taken with him. There will be treats for both adults and children.

Make a day of it! The specialty stores will be open for your holiday shopping pleasure or just to browse. The cafe and restaurant will both be open for lunch so stop in and enjoy some German delicacies.

The Alpine Market will have all your holiday needs including Advent Calendars, Holiday Gift baskets, Stollen, Krapfen, Hot Chocolate, Gluhwein and more.

ESMoA Video Art + Film Festival

December 7, 2019

El Segundo Museum of Art presents the Video Art & Film Festival on Saturday, December 7 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Established in 2017, the ESMoA Video Art + Film Festival is a free international festival inviting filmmakers of all ages and backgrounds to submit short, 60-second films around a theme.

This year, the Festival’s topic is SPROUT. Join the ESMoA team for the screening of the best submissions within the category of film, video art and animation Attendees will vote for their favorite short and awards will be announced at the screening.

As always, admission is FREE!

For additional information, visit the website at http://esmoa.org/.

El Segundo Museum of Art is located at 208 Main Street in El Segundo.

Sounds of the Season

December 7, 2019

The South Coast Botanic Garden presents Sounds of the Season on December 7 from 3 to 5 p.m.

Celebrate the season with the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band as they join forces with the acclaimed Los Cancioneros Master Chorale, a 60-member vocal ensemble that has been entertaining South Bay audiences for 70 years. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enjoy your favorite Christmas and Hanukkah music, performed by more than 100 musicians. Bring your voice too, and take part in the annual audience sing-along!

Sounds of the Season is included in Garden admission. Admission is $4/$6/$9.

TAM Special Exhibitions

December 7, 2019

Torrance Art Museum (TAM) closes out the year with a run of Special Exhibitions from December 7 through December 21.

TAM’s Main Gallery hosts Adjacent, Adjacent, a culminating exhibition of FORUM 2019, a 10-month mentorship program with a cohort of fourteen art professionals. Gallery Two hosts Plaza Mirage II, featuring brand new works by artists Zach Trow and Theresa Sterner. The Dark Room features a series of video and document clips pertaining to FORUM 2019 events.

Main Gallery – Adjacent, Adjacent

Adjacent, Adjacent is a reflection on relationships between the participants of the FORUM 2019, some of whom will carry forward beyond the exhibition as the art collective Museum Adjacent. The exhibition provokes the artists to consider where they are (both in location and career trajectory) and how that relates to what they make. FORUM is an annual 10-month mentorship residency for emerging artists, curators, gallerists and writers who wish to build a career in contemporary art. This empowering program is designed as a practical guide to navigating the art world via Q&A sessions with successful professionals (artists, curators, critics and gallerists), culminating with an exhibition in the Main Gallery of the Torrance Art Museum, with the program’s participants. More information about the program and applications for FORUM 2020 are now available at http://www.TorranceArtMuseum.com/forum.

Christmas Boutique

December 8, 2019

The City of Torrance Community Services Division presents the annual Christmas Boutique on Sunday, December 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Wilson Park.

The Christmas Boutique is a one-of-a-kind hand-crafted items only show featuring a variety of goods such as toys, ceramics, needlework, quilts, dolls, jewelry, T-shirts and sweatshirts, stuffed animals and many one-of-a-kind items. It’s a great opportunity to find gifts or decorations for Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Various food vendors will be on-site with food for purchase. In addition, there will be photo ops with Santa!

Gingerbread House Workshop @ SCBG

December 8, 2019

The South Coast Botanic Garden will host a Gingerbread House Workshop on Sunday, December 8 from 11 a.m. to Noon.

Make your own gingerbread house collection, with a twist – no baking or sugar needed! Instead of frosting and cake, these gingerbread houses are made with natural elements from the Garden affixed to paper mâché houses. Take a brisk winter walk in the Garden with docents to learn about and collect winter “treats” to decorate your houses. Then, take your masterpieces home for display this holiday season! Fee includes all supplies, set of two to three small houses approximately 3” tall and a docent-led tour.

El Segundo Holiday Parade

December 8, 2019

The El Segundo Chamber of Commerce and Chevron present the annual Holiday Parade on Sunday, December 8.

The parade gets underway at 1 p.m. and is expected to end about 3 p.m. The route begins on Main Street at Imperial Avenue and proceeds south to El Segundo Boulevard.

The grandstands will be located at Main Street and Holly Avenue on the west side of the street where parade entrant performances will take place. Floats will be theme decorated and Saint Nick will make his appearance at the end of the procession.

Floats, music, marching bands, antique cars, giveaways, Santa and more….can you think of a better way to celebrate the season?

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.elsegundochamber.com/events-and-news9

Manhattan Beach Holiday Fireworks

December 8, 2019

The annual Manhattan Beach Holiday Fireworks sponsored by Skechers will take place Sunday, December 8!

Manhattan Beach’s signature holiday event gets underway at 4 p.m. with a concert by the Hyperion Outfall Serenaders followed by the award-winning Mira Costa Jazz Ensemble at 5 p.m. and local favorite, Joe’s Band, will be ‘Rockin’ the Holidays’ at 6 p.m. Our own Lou Giovannetti will be Master of Ceremonies.

Skechers’ Snow Park will be open from 4 to 6:30 p.m. with five 50′ sled runs, two snow play areas and snowmen available for family photos. A donation of canned goods, cash or a new, unwrapped toy is requested for admission to the Snow Park.

The Bounce Park will have two huge slides and the Fire Dog bouncy for smaller children.

Holiday Tree Lighting @ Terranea

December 8, 2019

Terranea Resort celebrates the start of the season with the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Sunday, December 8 at 5 p.m. at Catalina Terrance.

Celebrate the start of the season with Terranea’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy spirited music from local entertainers and holiday crafts for all ages. The resort will accept donations of unwrapped gifts for Toys for Tots, and will also be hosting a celebratory dinner at catalina kitchen following the ceremony. Take your little ones to sea beans for popcorn, holiday cookie decorating, and a visit with Mrs. Claus.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.terranea.com/traditions.

Terranea Resort is located at 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275.

Social Hour @ Maderos Cocina Mexicana

December 10, 2019

Maderos Cocina Mexicana will host the monthly BCHD/Blue Zones Project Social Hour on Tuesday, December 10 from 5 to 6 p.m.

Italians drink a glass of red wine with each meal…and they might just be onto something. Studies show that for people who have a healthy relationship with alcohol, enjoying a glass of wine rich in artery-scrubbing flavonoids can benefit the health of the mind and body. Unwind with new and old friends during Social Hour. Enjoy discounted appetizers and the first glass of wine for $5.

The monthly Social Hour takes place the second Tuesday of each month from 5 to 6 p.m. at various venues throughout the South Bay. No registration is required, just show up!

For additional information, visit the BCHD website at http://bchd.org/socialhour.

Maderos Cocina Mexicana is located at 231 South Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Let’s Connect Mixer

December 10, 2019

The South Bay Business Women’s Association hosts the monthly Let’s Connect Mixer at Card de A on Tuesday, December 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

This monthly fundraising event is a great opportunity to meet local business owners and entrepreneurs while mixing and mingling with like minded individuals. Don’t forget to bring plenty of business cards and any flyers you might have to promote your business. Light appetizers will be provided.

It’s always a fun and casual evening!

Tickets are $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Drive In Movie Nights

December 10, 2019

The Roadium Open Air Market presents Drive-In Movie Nights this fall and winter.

The Roadium is reviving its classic 1950’s drive-in for a one-of-a-kind movie-going experience. On select Friday nights, guests can enjoy a great film in this throwback retro setting, along with food trucks, concessions, and more. The schedule is as follows:

09/27/19 Grease
10/25/19 Beetlejuice
11/29/19 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (original)
12/10/19 Elf
12/27/19 The Karate Kid
01/31/20 Toy Story 1
02/28/20 Up

Gates open at 6:30 p.m. with the movie starting at sundown.

Blue Diamond Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

December 11, 2019

The Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting for the Grand Opening of Blue Diamond Jewelers on Wednesday, December 11 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Attendees will enjoy champagne and hors d’oeuvres. Registered guests will receive a complete cleaning kit and a $100 gift card, valid on in-store purchases. Perfect timing for the holidays!

For additional information and registration, visit the website at http://business.manhattanbeachchamber.com/events/details/blue-diamond-jeweler-ribbon-cutting-9558.

Blue Diamond Jewelers is located at 1009 Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

Hermosa Beach Santa Sleigh Ride

December 11 & 18, 2019

The annual Hermosa Beach Santa Sleigh Ride will take place on Wednesday, December 11 and Wednesday, December 18.

Santa will arrive on his sleigh along with his helpers escorted by the Hermosa Beach Fire and Police Departments between 6 and 9 p.m. Santa will spend 20 minutes at each stop for photo ops.

Times are approximate and are subject to delay. Santa will stop as close to these locations as possible.

Inclement weather may cause a change in schedule.

For additional information, visit the website at https://www.hermosabeach.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/6373/20.

Caroling for a Cause

December 12, 2019

The Women’s Club of Hermosa Beach is Caroling for a Cause on Thursday, December 12 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Know someone in Hermosa Beach in need of some holiday cheer?

Sponsor a carol for yourself or send a friend or loved one a carol, sung by the members of the Woman’s Club of Hermosa Beach.

This unique holiday offer is available for Hermosa Beach residents only! They’ll get to as many homes as possible!

For additional information and to schedule a carol, contact via email at midupuis@yahoo.com

Play at the Bay

December 12, 2019

Bay Club El Segundo presents Play at the Bay on Thursday, December 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The event is a celebration of the newly renovated clubhouse.

It will be an evening of fun and fitness for the whole family, including healthy drinks and eats, live music, free monthly memberships, and gifting from top athleisure brands. This event serves as an exclusive, first-look to the newly renovated Clubhouse, a first-of-its-kind space in family programming and childcare.

Sign up for a FREE one-month family membership!

For additional information, visit the website at https://www.bayclubs.com/amenity/the-clubhouse/.

Bay Club El Segundo is located at 2250 Park Place, El Segundo, CA 90245.

Holiday Bazaar

December 12, 2019

Pull & Thread will host a Holiday Bazaar on Thursday, December 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.

The community is invited to stop by and discover local artists. Come connect with one another in the beautiful showroom surrounded by the magic of hand-knotted rugs from all around the world. Local artists and creatives will fill up the space with their special vibes.

Items includes candles, skin products, handmade clothing, ceramics among many other treasures! Vendors include The Melanin Nurse, La La Candles, Crawford Denim, The Wasteless Shop, and more.

Refreshments and beverages will be provided.

For additional information, visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-bazaar-tickets-80380406961.

Pull & Thread is located at 24415 Hawthorne Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90505.

Torrance Civic Chorale: A Joyful Sound

December 13 & 14, 2019

The Torrance Civic Chorale presents A Joyful Sound on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14 at 8 p.m. at the James Armstrong Theatre.

Enjoy a celebration of holiday music from the Americas including several sing-a-long favorites!

The Chorale has provided the South Bay with exceptional choral music, instruction and cultural enhancements since 1961. With 90+ singers, the auditioned Chorale is sponsored by the Cultural Services Division of the Community Services Department at the City of Torrance, with Irene Apanovitch-Leites as Artistic Director and Conductor.

Tickets are $25.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at http://www.TorranceCivicChorale.org.

The James Armstrong Theater is located in the Torrance Cultural Arts Center at 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503.

Seaside Heroes Park Community Beautification Event

December 14, 2019

Join volunteers at Seaside Heroes Park for the monthly Community Beautification Event on Saturday, December 14 from 8 to 11 a.m.

All are welcome to get down and dirty and lend a hand cleaning, weeding, and dead heading – including groups or individuals who need community service hours.

Even though the park is small, it’s a huge job to keep it looking good. As of January 2019, volunteers have put over 1300 work hours into the project. This is a labor of love and the organizers are immensely grateful to anyone who gives their time.

COME MAKE FRIENDS! DO GOOD! HAVE FUN!

Meet at 22812 Kathryn Avenue in Torrance. Bring tools and gloves (if you have or will be supplied), sunscreen, water AND energy.

Breakfast with Santa @ Promenade on the Peninsula

December 14, 2019

Buy your tickets now for Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 14 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Promenade on the Peninsula.

It’s going to be a magical morning! See Santa up close and personal! Enjoy a breakfast provided by Good Stuff Restaurant, arts and crafts, and a visit with Jolly St. Nick. Be sure to ring your camera!

Time slots:
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Tickets are $15 per adult, $5 for kids 6 to 12 years old, 5 years old and younger are FREE. Tickets can be purchased at Good Stuff Restaurant in Promenade on the Peninsula.

For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/363849380977228/.

Promenade on the Peninsula is located at 550 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 101, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274.

El Segundo Woman’s Club Holiday Boutique

December 14, 2019

The El Segundo Woman’s Club presents the annual Holiday Boutique on Saturday, December 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Clubhouse.

Shop local for the holidays! The event features the work of local crafters and artisans and plenty of sweet treats for purchase.

Tables are $40 with an item donation.

For additional information, visit the website at https://www.elsegundowomansclub.org/.

The El Segundo Woman’s Club Clubhouse is located at 541 Standard Street, El Segundo, CA 90245.

Breakfast & A Visit with Santa

December 14, 2019

Breakfast-with-Santa-3The City of Torrance Community Services Department hosts Breakfast & A Visit with Santa on Saturday, December 14 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Guests will enjoy a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice, milk and coffee. The event also features Buster Balloon, music by DJ Ozzie. Additional activities include cookie decorating, holiday carols, and pictures with Santa (bring your own camera).

Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the City of Torrance Registration Office located at 3031 Torrance Boulevard. Advance registration is required. No walk-ins will be admitted. Reservations can be made by phone at (310) 618-2930. Seating is limited and baby carriages and strollers are not allowed in the dining room. Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Cruise at the Beach Christmas Car Show

December 14, 2019

Ruby’s Diner presents the annual Cruise at the Beach Christmas Car Show on Saturday, December 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ruby’s parking lot.

The Christmas edition of Cruise at the Beach is a South Bay tradition that keeps automobile aficionados returning year after year. Take a stroll among some of the finest examples of the Southern California car culture and marvel at this amazing collection of classic automobiles. Judging begins at 9 a.m. with the trophy presentation at 2 p.m.

In keeping with the spirit of the season, please bring an unwrapped toy to benefit the Cheer for Children Christmas Toy Drive.

If you wish to display a car or require more information, contact Larry Neville at 310-962-7438.

Ruby’s Diner is located at 245 North Harbor Drive in Redondo Beach.

Yoga on the Octagon @ Redondo Pier

December 14, 2019

The Redondo Beach Pier Association and Cancer Support Community host Yoga on the Octagon the second Saturday of each month (December 14) 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.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.redondopier.com/events/.

The Redondo Beach Pier is located at 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. If it rains, the class will be held at Cancer Support Community at 109 West Torrance Boulevard.

The California Great Santa Stroll

December 14, 2019

Mychal’s Learning Place will host The California Great Santa Stroll on Saturday, December 14 starting at 10 a.m.

The Stroll is part of a world-wide competition for the most “Santas” gathered in one location. Invite all your friends, family, and furry pals to dress up as Santa (Santa suit included in registration) to raise funds for all the programs and activities at Mychal’s Learning Place.

Registration is $15/$25/$45/$175/$300.

For additional information and registration, visit the website at https://e.givesmart.com/events/esL/.

The event will start at Hermosa Beach Pier Plaza located at Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA.

Absolution Christmas Party

December 14, 2019

Absolution Brewing will host the annual Christmas Party on Saturday, December 14.

Attendees will enjoy live music by Nasty Bad Habit, Montero y Murillo, and The Noir and amazing food for purchase from Yuyo Bros.

This is a family friendly event with plenty of activities for the kids and a visit from the one and only SANTA! Don’t forget to bring those lists!

This event is FREE to attend!

For additional information, visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/absolutionbrewing/.

Absolution Brewing is located at 2878 Columbia Street, Torrance, CA.

Holiday Extravaganza on Ice

December 14, 2019

Kick off the season with A Holiday Extravaganza on Ice on Saturday, December 14 from noon to 2 p.m. at The Skating Edge Ice Arena.

The public is welcome to enjoy the performances of skaters of various levels and a Theater on Ice production.

“We are excited to have the public join us in celebrating our skaters on the ice and getting everyone in the mood for the holidays,” said Aimee Micu, the arena’s Skating School Director.

Admission is $5.

The Skating Edge Ice Arena offers public sessions, freestyle, ice dance, stroking, hockey, parties, broomball, learn to skate, and off ice training. Skating Edge Ice Arena is home to The Los Angeles Figure Skating Club, Bay Harbor Red Wings, Ice Angeles Adult Ice Hockey League, and LMU Lions Ice Hockey. Vic’s Pro-Shop is on site for all your equipment needs for both hockey and figure skating, including skate sharpening.

Holiday Concert & Santa at the Redondo Beach Pier

December 14, 2019

The Redondo Pier Association presents the annual Holiday Concert & Santa on the Pier on Saturday, December 14 from 2 to 4 p.m.

The event features live music and attendees are encouraged to sing along to all the most popular holiday favorites.

Santa will be holding court on the pier, so be sure to bring your list and be on your best behavior. The event also features giveaways and surfing Santa photos. Attendees are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Love in the Mirror Toy Drive.

Holiday tunes performed by a surf rock band on the Pier overlooking the deep blue…..this is how the South Bay celebrates the season!

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.redondopier.com/.

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

Santa Paws

December 14, 2019

The Redondo Beach Police K-9 Team will host Santa Paws on Saturday, December 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Dominguez Park Dog Park.

Stop by the park with your pet for a photo with Santa Claus! Redondo PD K9 handlers will be there as well.

This is a free event but donations are appreciated! All proceeds will benefit a new RBPD K9 Team training facility.

For additional information, visit the Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/redondobeachk9team/.

Dominguez Dog Park is located at 200 Flagler Lane in Redondo Beach.

King Harbor Holiday Boat Parade

December 14, 2019

The King Harbor Yacht Club presents the annual King Harbor Holiday Boat Parade on Saturday, December 14.

A longtime favorite of locals and visitors to the area, this hugely popular South Bay event gets under way at 4:30 p.m. in the main channel of King Harbor. As always, the Body Glove yacht Disappearance will lead off the parade with this year’s Grand Marshall, Gary Crum, Chairman of the International Surf Festival. The boats will light up the night at 5:30.

If you plan to observe from shore, you can do so from any number of vantage points in King Harbor, from the Redondo Beach Marina, Redondo Pier, Portofino Hotel and Marina/Sea Wall, Seaside Lagoon Sea Wall and several restaurants with harbor views.

North Manhattan Beach Open House & Walkabout

December 14, 2019

The North Manhattan Beach Business District presents the annual Holiday Open House & Walkabout on Saturday, December 14 from 5 to 9 p.m.

The Walkabout offers another fabulous opportunity to get your holiday shopping done in a fun and festive way. Participating shops, businesses and restaurants along Highland Avenue from 33 Street to 40 Street will stay open late for an evening of music, shopping, dining and entertainment. Merchants will be offering discounts, samples, snacks and libations making for a thoroughly enjoyable shopping experience. The kids will enjoy balloon art, face painting, artists, popcorn, raffle prizes and more. The area restaurants are sure to be busy, busy, busy, so reservations are highly recommended.

Santa will be flying in from the North Pole, landing at the “Miracle on 34th Street” from 6 to 8 p.m.! Be sure to bring the wish list and camera!

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.northmb.info.

The Nutcracker

December 14 – 15, 2019

The Palos Verdes Ballet presents The Nutcracker for one weekend only on Saturday, December 14 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 15 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Norris Theater.

The magic is back! This enchanting ballet classic is directed by Uta Graf-Apotol

Palos Verdes Ballet’s talented pre-professional dancers will be dancing on stage with guest artist Priit Kripson from Royal Ballet of Flanders. He will portray the double role of Dr. Drosselmeier and author E.T.A. Hoffmann who, inspired by his niece and nephew Marie and Fritz, begins to write a Christmas story. Casting himself as the mysterious Herr Drosselmeier, Hoffmann writes passionately; the story unfolds, and the characters spring to life!

Palos Verdes Ballet students from various South Bay area schools will be sharing the roles of the main character of Marie throughout the performance. Marie enters a moonlit living room in desperate search of her Nutcracker. The Mouse King fights the Nutcracker for control of the manor, but with the help of Drosselmeier’s magic the Nutcracker defeats the Mouse King. Marie dances her way into the arms of her beloved Nutcracker Prince. As the Drosselmeier transforms young Marie into “the Sugar Plum Fairy”, every young ballerina’s dream role, she dances with the Nutcracker Prince to celebrate their love.

April’s Fools: Merry Fools Holiday

December 14, 2019

April’s Fools Comedy Improv Troupe presents Merry Fools Holiday with the Wild Cards on Saturday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Second Story Theater.

You’ll laugh out loud when audience suggestions are turned into comedy on stage! Directed by Rick Ramirez and Doris Usui.

General admission tickets are $10 and $8 for seniors – or buy an annual pass, 12 shows for $60.

For additional information and ticket purchase, call (310) 318-1705 or visit the website at http://www.AprilsFoolsImprov.com.

The Second Story Theater is located at 710 Pier Avenue in Hermosa Beach.

St. Luke’s Sunday Concert: Christmas Dreams, A Cantata

December 15, 2019

St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church presents Christmas Dreams: A Cantata on Sunday, December 15 at 9:30 a.m.

Conducted by St. Luke’s Music Director, Dan Doctor, this collaborative cantata from Joseph Martin and Heather Sorenson offers the Christmas story from a fresh perspective.

Using traditional carols, newly composed seasonal selections and thoughful narration, this rich work delivers a tapestry of sound and emotion.

For additional information, call 310-377-2825.

St Luke’s Presbyterian Church is located at 26825 Rolling Hills Road in Rolling Hills Estates.

Breakfast with Santa @ Terranea

December 15, 2019

Terranea Resort will host three seatings for Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, December 15.

Santa will journey from the North Pole for a magical breakfast and photo opportunities in the Grand Ballroom at Terranea. Guests will enjoy bakery and waffle stations, beverage and hot food stations, as well as an egg kitchen, kids buffet and festive crafts.

Seatings are scheduled for 9:00, 9:30 and 10:00 a.m.

Adult tickets are $65, tickets for children ages 2 – 10 are $32, and children under age 2 will have complimentary entrance.

For additional information, visit the website at https://www.terranea.com/events/featured-events/breakfast-with-santa.

Terranea is located at 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275.

Santa & The Polar Express @ Lomita Railroad Museum

December 15, 2019

Polar-ExpressThe Lomita Railroad Museum presents Santa & The Polar Express on Sunday, December 15 from Noon to 4 p.m.

The community is invited for a special reading of The Polar Express and photos with Santa. In addition, there will be face painters, balloon animals, holiday crafts, hot chocolate and cookies and tours of the museum.

The price of admission is $20 per family and includes everything.

Tickets are available online at http://www.lomita-rr.org or at the door the day of the event.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at http://www.lomita-rr.org/calendar/.

The Lomita Railroad Museum is located at 2137 West 250th Street, Lomita, CA 90717.

Lomita Holiday Open House

December 17, 2019

The Lomita City Council and Staff will host the annual Holiday Open House on Tuesday, December 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Lomita City Hall.

The community is encouraged to stop by for a visit with city employees and enjoy their famous hot apple cider and baked goods.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.lomita.com/cityhall/.

Lomita City Hall is located at 24300 Narbonne Avenue, Lomita CA.

Movie Night @ Sea Level

December 17, 2019

Shade Hotel Redondo Beach will host Movie Night on Tuesday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Sea Level Restaurant & Lounge.

Enjoy screenings of both classic and new films. Blankets and popcorn will be provided, so head on down to the marina and cozy up! The schedule is as follows:

October 22 – Beetlejuice
November 19 – Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince
December 17 – Elf
January 21 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Seating is limited and the movies are subject to change.

For additional information and to make reservations, call 310.921.8950.

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

Redondo Beach Chamber Holiday Open House & Ribbon Cutting

December 18, 2019

The Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting & Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 18 at 4:30 p.m.

The community is invited to join the Redondo Beach Chamber as they celebrate their new offices located in Riviera Village. Stop by, check out the new digs, enjoy a little holiday cheer! Afterwards, we’ll all go across the street to The Rockefeller to continue the celebration.

There’s plenty of free parking in the underground structure (enter on South Catalina Avenue).

For additional information, visit the website at https://web.redondochamber.org/events/Redondo-Beach-Chamber-Ribbon-Cutting-and-Open-House-2644/details.

The Redondo Beach Chamber office is located at 1611 South Catalina Avenue, Suite 204, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Kendra Gives Back Party

December 19, 2019

The community is invited to attend the Kendra Gives Back Party on Thursday, December 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Kendra Scott at The Point.

Attendees will enjoy complimentary sips, sweets, raffles and jewels while shopping for a great cause!

It’s going to be a fun evening with twenty percent of proceeds from jewelry sold that evening benefiting the Pregnancy Help Center.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.kendrascott.com/.

Kendra Scott is located at The Point at 850 South Sepulveda, El Segundo, CA 90245.

Snow Day @ Common Space Brewery

December 21, 2019

Common Space Brewery will host the annual Snow Day on Saturday, December 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Get out the scarves and mittens because Common Space is bringing in tons of snow for sledding and games! They’ll also have a holiday market with local artisans and local businesses.

Attendees will enjoy holiday treats, hot chocolate, carolers, and an art show, too!

All of this is in support of Mychal’s Learning Place. Mychal’s provides children and adults with developmental disabilities opportunities that build self-esteem and independence, creating long term success for life.

This event is FREE to attend!

For additional information, visit the website at https://www.commonspace.la/.

Common Space Brewery is located at 3411 W. El Segundo Boulevard, Hawthorne, CA.

Torrance Antique Street Faire

December 22, 2019

Processed with MoldivThe monthly Torrance Antique Street Faire takes place on Sunday, December 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event features 200+ sellers offering antiques, collectibles, vintage clothes, jewelry, LP’s, toys, tools, plants, home decor and more. Have your antiques appraised for only $3, enjoy a free crafting activity with Karen’s Krafts 4 Kids and live music.

Rain or shine, free admission and pet friendly!

2019 DATES: Jan. 27 • Feb. 24 • Mar. 24 • Apr. 28 • May 26 • June 23 • July 28 • Aug. 25 • Sep. 22 • Oct. 27 • Nov. 24 • Dec. 22

For additional information, call (310) 328-6107 or visit the website at http://www.torranceantiquefaire.com/.

The Torrance Antique Street Faire is located at 1317 Sartori Avenue in downtown Torrance.

Giant Chanukah Celebration

December 22, 2019

The Jewish Community Center presents the annual Chanukah Celebration & Menorah Lighting on Sunday, December 22 at 3 p.m. at the Hermosa Beach Pier

This free, family-friendly event begins at 3 p.m. and marks the eight-day Chanukah holiday celebration. The evening will feature music, refreshments, arts & craft booths, in addition to a live show with TNT Dunk Squad with high flying trampoline, aerial stunts and spectacular slam dunks.

Guests will enjoy traditional Chanukah refreshments – hot latkes and donuts – and dreidels and gifts for the children.

The Jokers After Christmas Dance Party

December 26, 2019

The Jokers will be throwing an After Christmas Dance Party on Thursday, December 26 from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at PV Bowl’s Cove Bar

It’s a great way to relax after the holidays, having hosted lots of family, big dinners and big clean-ups. They’ll be playing favorite dance/pop tunes from your growing up years, so come on down and plan on having fun with friends and the band.

If you are going to attend, send them your favorite oldie. If they know it, good chance they’ll put it on the song list and dedicate it to you and your friends. The Jokers are big on birthdays too and love to sing a hearty Sheriff John and/or Beatles Happy Birthday to you.

No cover charge!

To learn more about The Jokers, visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/The-Jokers-1969396543158056/.

PV Bowl’s Cove Bar (21 and over) is located at 24600 Crenshaw Boulevard, between Skypark Drive and Lomita Boulevard in Torrance.

New Year’s Eve @ Shade Manhattan Beach

December 31, 2019

Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach will ring in 2020 Above the Clouds on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, December 31 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach will transport guests to a Chateau in the Alps to welcome the New Year with the perfect ambiance for you to celebrate! Feast on ski-inspired hors d’oeuvres and decadent dessert displays while ringing in the New Year with your very own split of champagne at midnight. This will be a night to remember!

Welcome Winter Cocktail • Casino Tables • Prizes • Dance Floor • Lite Bites • Midnight Champagne Toast • Iced Martini Bar • Ski Swag

This event will take you to a winter wonderland without all the travel hassle. Dress in your favorite aprés ski winter couture.

New Years Eve Party @ Shade Hotel Redondo Beach

December 31, 2016

Shade Redondo Beach will ring in 2020 with the 80s Glam New Year’s Eve Party on Tuesday, December 31 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m..

The event package includes access to all three levels of the events building, DJ, dancing, entertainment, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight!

Tickets are $95/$135 per person. To book a dinner reservation at Sea Level Restaurant & Lounge, please call 310.921.8950.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/80s-glam-shade-hotel-nye-2020-tickets-79448002113.

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

New Year’s Eve Underwater Extravaganza @ Terranea

December 31, 2019

Terranea Resort presents the annual New Year’s Eve Underwater Extravaganza on Tuesday, December 31 from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Count down to 2020 with a dazzling celebration for those 21 and over, including an open bar with VIP bottle service available. Enjoy a variety of food stations from Terranea’s award-winning culinary team and dance the night away to tunes provided by a live DJ. Room package available that includes two tickets to the Extravaganza.

Pre-purchase tickets online for $185. Tickets bought at the door are $200.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at https://www.terranea.com/events/featured-events/nye-extravaganza.

Terranea Resort is located at 100 Terranea Way in Rancho Palos Verdes.

BeachLife Backyard Games

January 18, 2020

Tito’s Vodka will sponsor the Beachlife Backyard Games every month at a different location in the South Bay leading up to the BeachLife Festival in May 2020.

The BeachLife crew wants to stay busy in the off season, while giving back to the community. They’ve partnered with Tito’s Handmade Vodka to throw some BeachLife Backyard Games for charity.

It’s always FREE to enter, super FUN, and they’ll donate $1,000 to local non-profits every time.

In addition to the games, the events will feature live music and after parties!

Hermosa Beach Community-Wide Garage Sale

January 25, 2020

The City of Hermosa Beach is planning a Community-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, January 25 from 7 to noon.

Initiated as part of the Hermosa Beach Safe Access Sidewalk Education Program, the goal is to provide the community with opportunities to make space in their garages to reduce the number of vehicles parking over sidewalks.

The event provides the added benefit of cleaning up unwanted items from homes and garages, extending the useful life of items by reusing and recycling, and ensuring the proper disposal of household hazardous waste items.

For additional information and to register your garage sale, visit the website at http://www.hermosabch.org/index.aspx?page=921

Automobile Driving Museum Free-for-All

January 25, 2019

SoCal Museums has announced the 15th annual Museums Free-for-All Day.

The Automobile Driving Museum will participate along with other museums across Southern California in Free-for-All Day on January 25, 2020.

The Automobile Driving Museum will welcome its visitors free of charge, as all suggested donations will be waived.

For additional information, visit the website at https://www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org/event/museums-free-for-all-2020/.

The Automobile Driving Museum is located at 610 Lairport Street, El Segundo, CA 90245.

Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K Run/Walk

February 1, 2020

The Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K Run/Walk on Sunday, February 1.

Join more than 8,000 race enthusiasts at the South Bay’s biggest Super Bowl event! The Super Bowl Sunday 10K is a terrific way to celebrate the biggest day in American sports.

Enjoy the picturesque sites of Redondo Beach – the Pacific Ocean, the Redondo Beach Pier, the Marina in King Harbor and the Wyland whale mural – as you make your way along the race route. The ocean breeze, salt air and mild temperatures make for perfect winter running conditions.

BeachLife Festival

May 1 – 3, 2020

The second annual Beachlife Festival will take place May 1 through May 3 in Redondo Beach.

The event will take place in Ruby’s parking lot and the Seaside Lagoon with an expected 7,000 to 9,000 attendees each day and two stages featuring chart topping, national acts. It’s going to be another spectacular three days of music and fun on the oceanfront.

Early Bird tickets are on sale NOW! For the BeachLife 2020 Festival Early Bird release, buy a General Admission ticket and get a $25 coupon code to the BeachLife Shop, buy a VIP pass and get a $40 coupon code, or go BIG and buy a Captains Pass to get a $100 Coupon Code. (Limited merchandise options and first 100 buyers only.)

For additional information, visit the website at https://beachlifefestival.com/.

Seaside Lagoon is located at 137 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

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