South Bay By Jackie is your source for information about fun and interesting El Segundo events.
October 24, 2019 – January 25, 2020
PLANT invites visitors to peek inside the studio of Amely Spoetzl, as well as explore her artworks, urban interventions, photographs, drawings, sculptures and more. Photographs of her artworks are created in collaboration with Bernd Zoellner.
The Experience will include an interactive component Thicket, where the visitor can actively contribute to its formation using drawing tools created by the artist.
The ESMoA Experience Award recipient for PLANT is Jasmine Nyende, a LA-based new media artist, whose work includes poetry, fiber art and experimental performance.
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:
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!
Tight, tense, and not flexible? The answer is Yoga. This class is designed to sculpt your body making tight areas more agile It also improves and makes many functional activities a lot easier on your muscles and joints. Variations and modifications are given to accommodate all levels and abilities.
Enjoy food and drinks after class, prAna provides the yoga mats, and it’s open to all ages and skill levels!
Open to the public Friday through Sunday
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.
Located in El Segundo, the ADM exists to preserve automotive history. The ADM has an impressive, rotating collection of 130 classic, antique and historic cars on display.
Several Southern California collector car clubs showcase their vehicles at the ADM and on any given weekend you can find collections of particular makes and models.
January 17 – 31, 2020
DineLA Restaurant Week is a bi-annual dining event established to introduce diners to the extensive assortment of restaurants in neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles County. DineLA Winter Restaurant Week takes place over 14 consecutive days and runs from January 17 through January 31.
Local foodies and visitors to the area will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of specially priced prix fixe menus from some of LA’s best restaurants during this this period.
Restaurants from El Segundo to Palos Verdes will be participating in this culinary event. Some of the restaurants will feature lunch, some will offer dinner and some will present both so be sure to check the website at http://discoverlosangeles.com/restaurantweekv2/. Diners may make a reservation online at Open Table or contact the restaurant directly. Due to the popularity of this event, advance reservations are strongly recommended. Walk-ins are welcome but there is no guarantee they can be accommodated.
This is a great opportunity to sample something different and it’s sure to whet your appetite without emptying your wallet!
January 25, 2020
The Automobile Driving Museum will participate along with other museums across Southern California in Free-for-All Day on January 25, 2020.
The Automobile Driving Museum will welcome its visitors free of charge, as all suggested donations will be waived.
For additional information, visit the website at https://www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org/event/museums-free-for-all-2020/.
The Automobile Driving Museum is located at 610 Lairport Street, El Segundo, CA 90245.