Category: Ongoing Events

South Bay Jam

Every Thursday

Barclay Roach presents the South Bay Jam every Thursday night at Patrick Malloys at 9:30 p.m.

Every Thursday night, some of the South Bay’s best musicians gather for an evening of live improvisational music. The house band jams with various musicians playing an assortment of instruments and just about every music genre is covered. Every week you’ll hear music played in new and unique ways and it’s the perfect way to kick-off the weekend!

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Patrick Malloys is located at 50 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

Taco Tuesdays @ The Brews Hall

Every Tuesday

Make Tuesdays Chingon! The Brews Hall presents Taco Tuesdays all day long at both locations!

Enjoy specials on street tacos, Margaritas, queso and more at George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen.

If for some strange reason, you’re not in the mood for tacos (???), there are four different food concepts and two breweries to choose from: George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen, Chicken T.W.I.L.I., Rock & Fish Grill, Colin Cowherd’s The Herd, Buzzrock Brewing and George Lopez Brewing.

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Football Brunch @ The Brews Hall

Every Saturday & Sunday

The Brews Hall presents Football Brunch all season long, every Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 to noon at both locations.

Grab your seat for the game and enjoy a brand new brunch menu with amazing drink specials!

There are four different food concepts and two breweries to choose from: George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen, Chicken T.W.I.L.I., Rock & Fish Grill, Colin Cowherd’s The Herd, Buzzrock Brewing and George Lopez Brewing.

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The Brews Hall is located at 73 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 and 21770 Del Amo Circle East, Torrance, CA 90503.

Yoga on the Pier (Second Saturdays)

Second Saturdays: July 10 through December 11, 2021

The Redondo Beach Pier Association hosts Yoga on the Pier the second Saturday of every month from 10 to 11 a.m.

Bring a yoga mat, towel and water. All levels welcome. The class will take place on the west end of the Pier.

This is a socially distanced outdoor yoga class. Face coverings and/or masks are recommended. Visitors must adhere to the Los Angeles County Public Health Officer orders.

This class is FREE!

Schedule is subject to change and is weather permitting.

Redondo Beach Library Friends Book Sale

Every Tuesday & Friday

The Redondo Beach Public Library will host the Friends Book Sale every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and every Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. in the lobby of the Main Branch.

Stick your toes in the sand and enjoy a good book! Select your preferred genre, donate $10, and you will receive a bag of books in a Friends tote! Donate online via PayPal, or at the event via credit or debit card.

They will also accept donations at this event: popular and classic fiction, new non-fiction (published within the last five years), children’s books, DVDs and audiobooks on CD.

Live Jammin’ @ Sea Level

Every Friday


Shade Hotel Redondo Beach hosts Live Jammin’ every Friday night from 5 to 8 p.m. at Sea Level Restaurant & Lounge.

Stop by for sweeping marina views, tasty bites, crafty cocktails and live music!

For reservations, call 310-921-8950.

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

Shade Hour

Monday thru Thursday

Shade Hotels are once again offering Shade Hour every Monday thru Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Both Sea Level Restaurant and Zinc@shade are coveted spots for locals and guests to socialize and relax after a long day of work.

Featuring half-price appetizers, beer, cocktails and wine, guests can enjoy these specials indoors or on the terrace for a fresh, outdoor, social experience in the evening.

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Shade Hotels are located at 1221 North Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266 and 655 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Peninsula Cars & Coffee

First Saturdays

The Palos Verdes Concours d’Elegance presents Peninsula Cars & Coffee every first Saturday 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.

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Costume Figure Drawing @ MBAC

First Thursdays

LIVE-Costume-Figure-Drawing-MBACThe Manhattan Beach Art Center presents LIVE: Costume Figure Drawing the first Thursday of each month from 7 to 10 p.m.

LIVE is a FREE series of Thursday night community-building activities designed to enhance artistic skills and develop presentation confidence in local artists. Small refreshments and good vibes will be provided. LIVE is open to everyone 16 years and older. Events are FREE but a donation of $12 is much appreciated to help defray costs.

Hang out with your friends and work on your figure drawing skills with a live costumed model. No instructors and no pressure – draw as you feel! Attendees should bring their own materials; easels will be provided if necessary.

Community Beautification @ Seaside Heroes Park

Second Saturdays

Seaside-Heroes-Park-Community-Beautification-EventJoin volunteers at Seaside Heroes Park for the monthly Community Beautification Event the second Saturday of every month 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.

Walking Tours of Historic Old Torrance

Fourth Sundays: May Through October

torrance historical society 3The Torrance Historical Society offers Walking Tours of Historic Old Torrance every fourth Sunday through October. This FREE docent-led tour begins at the Torrance Historical Museum at 1:30 p.m. and will point out many historic sites and landmarks in Old Torrance founded in 1912.

South Bay Craft Beer Breweries, Brewpubs & Tap Rooms

Craft beer tastingOver the last few years, the South Bay has become a major player in the Craft Beer Scene with numerous breweries, brew pubs, beer specialty shops and beer tours.

Breweries have become a favorite destination for not only beer aficionados, but those looking for an unpretentious neighborhood joint where they can kick back and enjoy a cold one.

New breweries are opening for business at an incredible pace, so be sure to check for updates!

The following is a list of South Bay breweries, brewpubs, tap and tasting rooms.

Ride the Trains @ Wilson Park

First Sunday & Third Saturday

Southern-California-Live Steamers sbbjSouthern California Live Steamers invites the public to Ride the Trains at Wilson Park.

They host public run days on the first Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the third Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. every month. The trains are located at the eastern end of the park near the picnic tables.

Southern California Live Steamers is a 501(c)3 non-profit and an all-volunteer organization that provides free rides during public run days. Each volunteer is a member of the City of Torrance volunteer program.

Second Sundays @ Two

Second Sundays

violinRolling 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.

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El Segundo Museum of Art

Open to the public Thursday through Saturday

ESMoA - sbbjThe El Segundo Museum of Art (ESMoA) opened its doors in January 2013 with the intent to make art more accessible through creative and interactive experiences designed to engage the community.

Founded by Brian and Eva Sweeney and curated by Bernhard Zuenkeler, ESMoA is a non-profit art space located in a new building next to the former post office on Main Street.