November 9 – 23, 2019
The Pastel Society of Southern California hosts the annual Members Exhibition November 9 through November 23 at Riviera UMC.
The show features paintings by nationally recognized pastel artists, as well as local PSSC members from the South Bay and the greater Southern California area. There are nearly 50 high quality framed artworks on display, all of which are available for purchase.
“The PSSC was founded in 2009 by a dozen dedicated artists,” said President Otto Sturcke, “And now features MORE THAN 200 members with the goal to educate and illuminate the magic of pastel painting.” The PSSC is a member of the International Association of Pastel Societies. Read more... (160 words, 1 image, estimated 38 secs reading time)
Keep the Esplanade Beautiful presents the monthly Esplanade Sweep the first Saturday of each month.
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.
The Keep the Esplanade Beautiful committee is reaching out to the community and asking you to come out every first Saturday for an hour, and join fellow residents in a team effort to “Help Keep the Esplanade Clean”.
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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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Riviera Village presents First Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. every first Friday of the month.
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 the north east corner of Avenue I and Catalina from 6 to 8 p.m. Read more... (164 words, 1 image, estimated 39 secs reading time)
The Redondo Beach Pier Association and Cancer Support Community presents Yoga on the Octagon the second Saturday of each month 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.
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Mondays & Wednesdays
Shade Hotel Redondo Beach offers FREE Yoga on the Aquadeck every Monday from 5 to 6 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 to 9 a.m.
Gather a few friends for an hour long, all levels class. This event is ‘weather permitting’, so don’t show up if it’s raining. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing. Mats are available on a first come, first serve basis. It’s a terrific way to start the day!
Call 310.921.8940 to reserve your spot!
For additional information, visit the website at http://rb.shadehotel.com/.
Shade Hotel is located at 655 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.
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Beach 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.
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Every Friday: April through October
Vroom, 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.
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Every Friday & Saturday
Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach hosts free Yoga Classes Friday evenings and Saturday mornings every week.
Led by yoga instructor, Ryann MacMurdo, the classes take place on the roof top at pool side with an incredible ocean view. It’s a refreshing and rejuvenating way to end the work week and start the weekend!
Classes take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday evenings and 9 a.m. on Saturday mornings.
Attendees should bring a yoga mat, water and jacket in case of cool weather. These classes are free of charge – but gratuities are appreciated! There is a fee for parking in the structure. Read more... (140 words, 1 image, estimated 34 secs reading time)
November 1 – 30, 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 additional information on Library programs and services, please call (310) 318-0675, option 5 for Adult or Teen Programs, (310) 318-0675, option 6 for Children’s Programs or visit the website at http://www.redondo.org/library.
Check out the Calendar of Events listed below, or click on the flyer, print it and stick it on the fridge as a reminder!
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November 1 – 30, 2019
Beach Cities Health District offers the community a variety of monthly activities and special events.
For additional information, visit the website at http://www.bchd.org/.
Take a look at what’s scheduled for November…
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November 19, 2019
Shade Hotel Redondo Beach will host Movie Night on Tuesday, November 19 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.
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November 21, 2019
Halo of Hope will host a Kick-Off & Fundraiser Extravaganza on Thursday, November 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Redondo Beach Moose Lodge.
Halo of Hope is a US Cancer Charity Foundation committed to helping cancer patients survive the illness. It is a non-profit organization that is born of a passion to improve the survivorship of cancer victims through support programs and treatment funding to encourage them to stay strong and keep fighting.
The event features cocktails and appetizers, holiday shopping, Bunco, and prizes, and focuses on cancer awareness. The Bunco tables fill up quickly! Read more... (137 words, 1 image, estimated 33 secs reading time)
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.
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December 6, 2019
Riviera 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. Read more... (174 words, 1 image, estimated 42 secs reading time)