El Segundo Events

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ESMoA Experience #33: AWKWARD

February 15 – April 28, 2018

ESMoA - AwkwardEl Segundo Museum of Art presents Experience #33: AWKWARD on display from February 15 through April 28.

Experience 33: AWKWARD will show the wonderful collection creators Mike Bender and Doug Chernack continue to grow with the help of families from all over. Art is a state of mind and when you decide to expose yourself to awkwardness you will soon discover that perfection is totally overrated. It is time to smile and see how family portraits have a true right to stay in art histories priority list. The homestyle setting in ESMoA’s gallery will provide insight on how to keep your own family memories alive with fun.

ESMoA Drawing Club

Every Friday

ESMoA - Just DrawEl Segundo Museum of Art hosts the Drawing Club every Friday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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.

Kid’s Club @ The Point

Third Thursdays, May through December

Kids-Club-The_PointThe Point hosts the Mommy & Me (and Daddy’s, too!) Kid’s Club the third Thursday of every month, May through December, from 10 a.m. to noon.

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!

PLAY @ ESMoA

February 24 & March 10, 2018

ESMoA-PlayEl Segundo Museum of Art presents PLAY – An Early Childhood Workshop on Saturday, February 24 and Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Start your Saturday with PLAY at ESMoA! Create art and explore all things AWKWARD in this program designed for 3 to 5 year olds and their favorite adult companion. Class size is limited to 10 children; siblings of all ages are welcome!

RSVP by email to to rsvp@artlab21.org with ‘PLAY’ in the subject line and the dates you would like to participate.

For additional information, visit the website at http://esmoa.org/.

El Segundo Museum of Art is located at 208 Main Street, El Segundo, CA 90245.

Tinkertopia: Kid’s Engineering Art Club

March 2, 2018

tinkertopiaEl Segundo Museum of Art presents the Tinkertopia: Kid’s Engineering Art Club Fridays in March from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Kids are invited to drop in after school with a favorite adult companion and siblings of all ages are welcome. They’ll play, tinker, build, rebuild, engineer and tune-up their own inventions using recycled tinkering materials provided by ESMoA. Each week they’ll start with a short drawing exercise and then explore different artistic and engineering challenges. For kids age 8+. Come all four Fridays or just drop-in.

Tinkertopia is scheduled for March 2, 9, 16 & 23

As always, admission is FREE!

For additional information, visit the website at http://esmoa.org/event/esmoa-kids-engineering-arts-club-tinkertopia/.

El Segundo Museum of Art is located at 208 Main Street in El Segundo.

Guys Night Out

March 2, 2018

Guys-Night-OutThe El Segundo Education Foundation presents Guys Night Out on Friday, March 2 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Beach City Baseball Academy.

The Poker Tournament starts promptly at 6:30 and chips are included in the price of admission. Attendees will have access to the batting cages and enjoy Beach Mex Tacos and adult beverages from Segundo Brewing Company and Ole Smoky Moonshine.

Tickets are $65 per person.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at http://www.esedf.org/fundraisers/guys-night-out/.

Beach City Baseball Academy is located at 430 E Grand Avenue, El Segundo, CA.

Photo Workshop: Awkwardless Photos

March 3, 2018

ESMoA-Awkwardless-Photo-WorkshopEl Segundo Museum of Art presents Photo Workshop: Awkwardless Photos on Saturday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Join Photographer Michael Earley for a photography workshop. Participants will learn camera basics and elements of photography before taking a walking photo tour of El Segundo. The workshop will cover: Techniques and Composition, Lighting, Depth of field, Principles of beautiful photography, Equipment, Basic software, Mobile phone photography. Recommended for participants 10+.

As always, admission is FREE!

For additional information, visit the website at http://esmoa.org/.

El Segundo Museum of Art is located at 208 Main Street in El Segundo.

Open Forum: El Segundo Elections 2018

March 8, 2018

El-Segundo-ElectionEl Segundo Museum of Art presents an Open Forum: El Segundo Elections 2018 on Thursday March 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Are you an El Segundo resident with questions about the future of the city? Join El Segundo City Council Candidates at ESMoA for a dynamic conversation about the issues you care about most. The format will keep things lively, concise and engaging, with a brief opening statement from each candidate and short responses to your questions. Have a question for the candidates? Submit your question(s) to rsvp@esmoa.org.

As always, admission is FREE!

For additional information, visit the website at http://esmoa.org/.

El Segundo Museum of Art is located at 208 Main Street in El Segundo.

Shop Talk Series @ The ADM

March 10, 2018

Shop-Talks-ADMThe Automobile Driving Museum will host Shop Talk on Saturday, March 10 from 11:30 to 1 p.m.

Car enthusiasts are encouraged to attend this interactive lecture series that will showcase the American automobile throughout history and learn about the current status of the collector market. The featured speakers are Jim Crabtree, noted professional car historian, and Phil Skinner, Editor of Kelly Blue Book and Old Cars.

Scheduled Lectures:
November 4: Tiller to Tremor – Inception to 1929
December 9: Struggle for Survival – 1930 to 1942
January 13: Recovery & Revival – 1943 to 1972
February 17: Technology & Triumphs
March 10: Current Status of the Collector Market with Phil SKinner

Giggle Water Comedy Show

March 11, 2018

Giggle-Water-ComedyDave Williamson and Dave Yates present the Giggle Water Comedy Show on Sunday, March 11 at 8 p.m. at R6 Distillery (formerly Rob Rubens Distilling & Brewing).

This monthly show takes over Rob Rubens beautiful taproom every second Sunday. Attendees will get to see some of the best line-ups of comedians in the city. Come and watch some of your favorites perform in an intimate, speakeasy setting.

Tickets are $8. Space is very limited – only 50 tickets are available – so buy your tickets in advance!

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at https://www.purplepass.com/index.php#166578/The_Gundo_Comedy_Festival-“Giggle_Water”_Comedy_Night-Rob_Rubens_Distilling_and_Brewing-March-11-2018.html.

R6 Distillery is located at 909 East El Segundo Boulevard, El Segundo, CA 90245.