March 15, 2020
For over eight years, South Bay by Jackie.com has kept the community informed of all the incredible leisure activities and special events taking place in our seaside bubble. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re temporarily switching gears to act as a clearing house for hyper-local news.
We’re receiving information from multiple, reliable sources. In order to distribute all of this information in a timely manner, we’re posting several announcements to the Daily Blog page each day. Read more... (248 words, 1 image, estimated 1:0 mins reading time)
The South Bay has several terrific Farmers’ Markets throughout the week.
These are great community amenities that provide an opportunity to shop locally for the freshest, seasonal produce available.
Here’s a schedule by day of the week:
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Rolling Hills United Methodist Church presents Second Sundays At Two concert series at 2 p.m. on select second Sundays throughout the year.
RHUMC Music Director Charles Dickerson serves as Artistic Advisor for the series of free afternoon recitals and chamber music concerts from September through June, except December and the month of Easter, when there are other musical offerings at RHUMC. Admission is FREE but donations are appreciated! 100% of donations go directly to the artists.
For additional information, visit the website at http://rhumc.org/concerts-at-rolling-hills/. Read more... (118 words, 1 image, estimated 28 secs reading time)
All canines and their human companions are invited to attend the monthly Canine Group Hike the first Sunday of each month.
These monthly group hikes were created to give all dogs a much needed opportunity to enjoy a healthy outdoor activity in the company of other dogs and people.
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There’s something romantic about a lighthouse….
If you’ve ever driven along the coast of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, chances are you’ve caught a glimpse of the Point Vicente Lighthouse. Built in 1926, the 67 foot high tower is perched on a cliff offering breathtaking views of the endless Pacific and its beacon can be seen from twenty miles at sea.
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There have been numerous requests from fire fighters, police officers, doctors, nurses, and hospitals requesting assistance with the production of hand sanitizer.
R6 Distillery has launched a GoFundMe page to help with an initiative directed toward EMS and first responders in the LA area. In order to do so, R6 needs to spend a significant amount of capital to bring in the raw material to provide such relief.
They are receiving dozens of calls and emails daily, and their top priority remains police, fire, government agencies, and hospitals requesting support for this specific need. Read more... (113 words, 1 image, estimated 27 secs reading time)
America’s restaurants are in crisis. The coronavirus poses a significant threat to the future of an industry that employs more than 15 million Americans. Everyone is encouraged to support restaurants and their employees by joining #TheGreatAmericanTakeout and ordering at least one delivery or pick-up meal.
Here’s How You Can Help:
-Hype it up. Post to social media platforms.
-Rally the troops. Reach out to your community and encourage them to participate.
-Eat. Order takeout or delivery from your favorite restaurant. Don’t forget to post a snap or video of your meal, tagged with #thegreatamericantakeout.
-Repeat. The Great American Takeout is only the beginning. Keep supporting our nation’s restaurants by ordering takeout or delivery as often as you can. Read more... (127 words, 1 image, estimated 30 secs reading time)
Every Monday in April
Brian Evans, Certified Business Coach will host Monday Morning Java with Brian Evans, a weekly, hour-long, facilitated, open-forum-style offering for entrepreneurs, business owners and nonprofit leaders from 9 to 10 a.m. via Zoom.
Participants will talk business strategies, networking/partnerships, and inspiration for any industry – and for any business large or small – in a fun, casual, lightly-structured virtual lounge setting.
No RSVP is required, simply drop in and receive the support you need (and/or offer your support to others.) Live via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/2132807371. Read more... (129 words, 1 image, estimated 31 secs reading time)
April 7, 2020
The El Segundo Chamber of Commerce will host a COVID-19 Small Business Forum on April 7 from 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom
The forum will offer a step-by-step walk through of how to apply for the Small Business Administration’s new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The guest present is Bryan Moeller, Senior Vice-President, Retail & Small Business Credit Manager at Wells Fargo.
If you have questions or need additional assistance, please reach out to the El Segundo Chamber at email@example.com.
This event is FREE but registration is required! Register at https://lasbdcnet.ecenterdirect.com/events/21524. The Zoom link will show on the right after you register. Read more... (113 words, 1 image, estimated 27 secs reading time)
April 8, 2020
The Torrance Chamber of Commerce will host a Virtual Town Hall with Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi on Wednesday, April 8 at 3 p.m. via Zoom.
Join Assembly Member Al Muratsuchi for an engaging conversation on the Covid-19 pandemic and the implication for South Bay area businesses.
This event is FREE but you must register! To register, visit the website at https://www.torrancechamber.com/event/virtualtownhall/. You will be provided with a Zoom link after you register.
Registration ends on April 8 at 2 p.m.
April 8, 2020
Pull & Thread will host a Virtual Bellydance Class on Wednesday, April 1 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. via Zoom.
This is a full body belly dance inspired workout that provides a complete mind/body/spirit experience, tightening up those curves while exploring an ancient feminine art. Participants leave relaxed, invigorated, and in touch with their body in a new and refreshing way.
Join Zoom Meeting at https://zoom.us/j/584449750?pwd=TVhZejdrU3JlamhuWVBJSHRTRDR5dz09
Meeting ID: 584 449 750
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April 13, 2020
Women in Tech will host a Quarantine Virtual Networking Mixer on Monday, April 13 from 5 to 6 p.m. via Zoom.
This virtual networking and discussion event is an opportunity for women in tech to express their concerns, fears, how they’ve been impacted, how they’re feeling and coping, the future and more. We are in the mist of an unprecedented public health crisis. Covid-19 is affecting our lives and the world on a scale that has never been witnessed in our lifetimes All industries are feeling its impact and are scrambling to make necessary adjustments to weather this pandemic. Tech is no exception.
Special Guest, Kathy Copic, VP Growth at Insight Data Science, will be discussing the ins and outs of the world of Data Science and how to begin or transition into a career in Data Science.
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April 16, 2020
The Point will host The Beatbuds Cyber Jam on Thursday, April 16 from 11 to 11:40 a.m. on Instagram.
With children stuck at home, and schools across the nation closed, amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Point in El Segundo has transformed its extremely popular outdoor Kids Club to a cyber jam with The Beatbuds. With hopes of inspiring and entertaining one another during this crisis, The Point will host a free Instagram live takeover and kids of all ages are invited to tune in for a forty minute jam session with The Beatbuds.
The Beatbuds, who are signed by Justin Biebers’ manager Scooter Braun, create children’s music with a contemporary sound that the whole family can enjoy. Through their catchy tunes and interactive performance, the ‘Buds create a musical universe that guarantees children an educational and entertaining introduction to music!
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April 18, 2020
Los Serenos hosts the annual Whale of a Day event on Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Point Vicente Interpretive Center.
Co-Sponsored by Los Serenos de Point Vicente and the City of Rancho Palos Verdes, the event celebrates the migration of the Pacific Gray whale from the frigid waters of the Arctic seas to the warm lagoons of Baja California. Attendees will enjoy food, entertainment and education on the PVIC grounds.
Admission is FREE, parking is FREE.
Free parking will be available at the Rancho Palos Verdes City Hall located at 30940 Hawthorne Boulevard, with free shuttle service to and from the event site. There is no onsite parking.
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May 1, 2020
BeachLife Festival presents Speakeasy Live Stream Event on Friday, May 1 from 3 to 8 p.m.
The crew at BeachLife has decided that, in the true spirit of live music, the show must go on! So they’re bringing us the SpeakEasy line-up via a free Live Stream Event on May 1st, the original BeachLife Festival date. The event features performances by Chris Shiflett of Foo Fighters, Jim Lindberg of Pennywise, Trever Keith of Face to Face, Jason Cruz of Strung Out, Jason Devore of Authority Zero, LAW, and more.
More details will follow in the coming weeks, but we do know that during the event they’ll be raising awareness and donations for music industry relief and several other worthy causes helping those in need. So Tune in, jam out, and do some good at the same time!
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