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July 11 – August 29, 2018
As the sun begins to set on the day, head to The Point every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. throughout July and August to celebrate hot summer nights. Spread out a blanket, snuggle up and rock out to a different genre of music every week. From R&B to Smooth Jazz, the South Bay’s Living Room is sure to become a part of your weekly summer routine!
In addition to the music, The Point’s merchants and restaurants are sure to make those summer nights that much more memorable. Curb your hunger with a delicious meal or happy hour at one of The Point’s esteemed restaurants, including True Food Kitchen, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, North Italia, Mendocino Farms, Superba Food + Bread and ShopHouse.
The concert schedule is as follows:
June 7 – September 22, 2018
GROUNDED is about the work of two prominent Southern Californian photographers: John Divola and Zoe Crosher. Each has done a major project very different from the other’s but with a common theme – LAX.
This complimentary one hour Vinyasa class is suitable for all levels. Wear weather appropriate clothing, bring a mat, bring a friend! Classes are not held on holidays.
For additional information, visit the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/backtobasicsshop/
Back to Basics is located in Plaza El Segundo at 2008-C East Park Place, El Segundo, CA (right next to Lululemon).
In this informal drawing club, attendees will start with warm-up drawing exercises and then take inspiration from the featured artworks. No artistic experience is required and all supplies will be provided. This program is for adults.
Third Thursdays, May through December
Parents of pre-schoolers know it’s not always easy to keep kids stimulated and occupied, and it can be downright exhausting. Luckily, The Point is kicking off a monthly Kid’s Club to provide nothing but fun activities and good times for South Bay families, at no charge. Parents and their pre-school aged kids are welcome to come to The Point for arts and crafts, live entertainment, face painting, stilt walker, Smitten Ice Cream tastings and more!
Join the Athleta crew for a FREE workout taught by local instructors on the grass in the Plaza. The schedule includes Yoga, Couples Yoga, Yoga Cycle, Pilates, Sweat & Sculpt and more. Get ready to get your sweat on during these fun workouts! All you need to bring is your mat, water and a friend!
August 16, 2018
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.
August 18, 2018
The El Segundo Chamber of Commerce and El Segundo Police Officers Association present the annual Main Street Car Show on Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the 100 to 500 blocks of Main Street.
The Main Street Car Show is open to all pre-1975 custom classic street rods, antique sports cars, race cars and special interest cars. The event also features live music and a raffle with some great prizes.
Enjoy the sights and sounds as you stroll along the streets of downtown El Segundo surrounded by impressive engine blocks, tricked out exhaust systems, custom paint jobs, lavish interiors and swanky rims.
Vehicle pre-registration fee is $25, event day registration is $30.
This event is FREE and open to the public. Vroom, vroom! It’s time to start your engines!
August 23, 2018
It will be an evening filled with petals, pinot and lovely people. Sip wine as you design and take home a beautiful arrangement. Get more tips on DIY design, home flower care and preservation and meet a few new floral varieties. This event is BYOB, so make sure to bring your own bottle or bubbles.
Tickets are $55 and include flowers, vessel and materials.
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/484221885327484/.
Unità is located at 215 Arena Street, El Segundo, CA 90245
August 25, 2018
Put on your dancing shoes and turn back the clock to the Big Band sounds of the 1930s and 40s. The evening features the Swing Dames with their 7-piece Big Band and host Rob Pope. Enjoy favorite tunes such as Chattanooga Choo Choo, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and more, revived to their original Big Band Glory, then get your picture taken next to that one-of-a-kind 1940’s car of your dreams. The Food Truck Fair and Swinging Bar will keep your cravings down so you can dance the night away! The live music goes to 11 p.m.!
Pre-purchase tickets are now available for all three Summer Swing Nights: One night $20, two nights $35, three nights $45. All tickets include one free drink. $30 at the door. Discounted group sales and customized packages are also available
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at https://www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org/event/swingnights/.
The Automobile Driving Museum is located at 610 Lairport Street, El Segundo, CA 90245.