Category: Special Events

Live Music @ Metlox

May 26 – September 1, 2019

Metlox Plaza presents Live Music at Metlox every Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.

Each Sunday afternoon Metlox Plaza will feature a different band or musician for shoppers, diners and gatherers to enjoy. Metlox Plaza is a unique shopping and dining destination located at the gateway to Downtown Manhattan Beach.

Metlox boasts a European style town square where upscale shopping and dining offerings intertwine with landscaped courtyards, fountains, a fire sculpture and public art that celebrates the history of the Metlox Pottery manufacturing facility that occupied the site from 1927.

Redondo Beach Library Activities for June

June 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 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

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for June

June 1 – 30, 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 or call (310) 541-7613.

Take a look at what’s on tap for June….

Special Events

Nelson’s Summer Concert Series

June 1 – October 26, 2019

Terranea Resort presents the Nelson’s Summer Concert Series starting Saturday, June 1. The series runs from Memorial Day Weekend through late October.

Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m., guests will enjoy live music at Nelson’s cliff-side perch overlooking the deep blue. Local bands and musicians will play everything from Country and Reggae to Classic Rock.

Delicious food, fabulous music, incomparable vistas – this is how we do summer in the South Bay.

Saturday, June 1, Feed the Kitty
Friday, June 7, Everyday Housewives
Saturday, June 8, Wise
Friday, June 14, Wise
Saturday, June 15, Headshine
Friday, June 21, The Backtracks

Torrance Beer Run

June 15 – 23, 2019

The first annual Torrance Beer Run will take place from Saturday, June 15 through Sunday, June 23 in conjunction with L.A. Beer Week.

Get your beer on in Torrance! Visit each of the breweries listed on the card during L.A. Beer Week and have your card stamped. When you have all 11 stamps, turn in your card and receive a Torrance Beer Run t-shirt. T-shirts can be picked up at Hop Saint and Smog City. It’s first-come, first served, so be sure to complete your card and turn it in quickly while supplies last.

South Bay HYPE Mixer

June 18, 2019

The Torrance Chamber of Commerce presents the monthly South Bay HYPE Mixer on Tuesday, June 18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Brio Coastal Bar & Kitchen.

HYPE is all about Helping Young Professionals Excel! Bring plenty of business cards, bring a friend, bring a smile!

Admission is FREE for TACC Members and $5 for guests. Ages 21 to 45 welcome.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at

Brio Coastal Bar & Kitchen is located at 21532 Hawthorne Boulevard, Torrance, CA 90503.

MB Chamber Summer Mixer

June 19, 2019

The Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce will host the Summer Mixer on Wednesday, June 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 at Shade Hotel.

What better way to welcome Summer than by celebrating National Martini Day on the Skydeck at Shade Hotel! At this quarterly mixer, attendees will enjoy delicious drinks and appetizers from zinc @ shade. Manhattan Beach Chamber members get $6 Martinis. Cash Bar (beer, wine, and select cocktails). Don’t forget your business cards!

Admission is FREE.

For additional information and registration, visit the website at

Screening & Greening

June 19, 2019

The El Segundo Environmental Committee presents Screening & Greening on Wednesday, June 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the George Gordon Clubhouse in Recreation Park.

It’s free, fun and all are welcome! There will be a screening of an environmental documentary RiverBlue, and attendees will learn how the garment industry and water intersect. Before and after the screening, explore local environmental orgs; browse info tables with eco-home product tips and sustainable practices to green your life; mingle with other planet-passionate folks; and more! Bring the family, it’s free and fun!

Social Hour @ Social Workplace: Thirsty Third Thursdays

June 20, 2019

Social Workplace hosts the monthly Social Hour: Thirsty Third Thursdays on Thursday, June 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Come by for a sip and a nibble, hang out with friends and get social at Social Workplace! Know anyone who might need a workplace or meeting space? Bring a friend!

This event is FREE to attend but you must register!

For additional information and registration, visit the website at

Social Workplace is located at 2315 Lomita Blvd, Lomita, CA 90717. Parking is first-come, first-served. Parking is also available on surrounding streets. Uber, Lyft and ride sharing encouraged.

El Segundo Art Walk

June 20, 2019

The community is invited to attend the El Segundo Art Walk on Thursday, June 20 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Located in the Downtown and Smoky Hollow districts, over thirty creative El Segundo businesses will open their doors for studio tours and become a pop-up gallery displaying original artwork of Los Angeles based artists.

ESAW pairs artists with local businesses to display their work on the premises. Yes, it is an art walk, but the art is only half of the attraction. The venues are what make the event so unique. El Segundo has an abundance of remarkable and historic architecture, most of which house businesses not open to the general public. The opportunity to gain access to these distinctive spaces makes for an extraordinary experience.

Night Market in Redondo Beach

June 20, 2019

Native Harvest presents the Redondo Beach Night Market on Thursday, June 20 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church and every Thursday night during the summer months.

The Night Market vendors offer an array of hot and prepared foods for purchase, seating area, DJ, and kid’s corner for the little ones.

For additional information, visit the Facebook page at

The Night Market takes place in the parking lot of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church located at 301 Avenue D, in Redondo Beach.

Bingo Bash

June 20, 2019

The Alzheimer’s Association will host a Bingo Bash on Thursday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Belmont Village.

Come out and play some bingo to raise funds for the Alheimer’s Association! Attendees should bring snacks and drinks to share. Coffee and dessert bar will be provided. Use your powers for good while having fun!

Bingo book is $25.

RSVP at 310-377-9977.

Belmont Village is located at 5701 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

White Light White Night Kick-off Party

June 20, 2019

Join Walk With Sally for the annual White Light White Night Kick Off Party on Thursday, June 20 at 6 p.m. at Shade Hotel Redondo Beach.

The annual White Light White Night event will be held on the rooftop of The Plaza at Continental Park on Saturday, July 20 and the Kickoff Party will offer guests a preview of the big event. The evening will feature live music, sips, bites and the first chance to purchase WLWN tickets.

Tickets are $25 per person.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at

Redondo beach Community Awards

June 21, 2019

The Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Redondo Beach Community Awards on Friday, June 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Portofino Hotel & Marina.

The event will honor exceptional individuals and a non-profit organization in the community. The Chamber invites you to submit nominations for the following categories: Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Chamber Ambassador of the Year and a Non-Profit Organization of The Year. Download the nomination forms at

The cost to attend the event is $45 per person.

For additional information and to RSVP, visit the website at