Hawthorne Events

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  • Sunsational Sandcastles: A Summer Sand Sculpture Contest

    June 8 – July 6, 2021

    The Roundhouse Aquarium will host Sunsational Sandcastles to celebrate World Oceans Day starting June 8.

    Sunsational Sandcastles is a sandcastle building contest that invites people from across the United States and around the world to join a summer fun contest designed to raise critical funds to support the Roundhouse Aquarium’s education programs on marine science. People can create their sandcastles wherever they are with any type of sand or soil they have access to.

    Voting will take place online. Detailed directions will be announced on July 9th. You can vote for a winner in each category for a $10 donation!

  • Los Cancioneros Master Chorale Virtual Concert: Happy Together

    June 13, 2021

    Los Cancioneros Master Chorale presents its third virtual concert of the pandemic, Happy Together, premiering Sunday, June 13 at 4 p.m.

    It is free to watch and available anytime after the premiere. Donations are gladly accepted.

    The concert features highlights from previous concerts, including songs from Hamilton. Two new songs were taped outdoors and an additional two songs were done virtually.

    Los Cancioneros Master Chorale has been providing quality concerts to the South Bay for 72 years….. not even a pandemic can stop them!

    To watch the concert, visit https://www.lcmasterchorale.com/.

  • Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle

    Ticket Purchase Deadline: June 18, 2021

    California’s first and longest running house raffle is back – the 2021 Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle!

    A Hilltop Estate overlooking the Pacific Ocean or $5,000,000 is just a $150 raffle ticket away for the lucky winner of the 2021 Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle. The first and oldest house raffle licensed in California, proceeds help fund the Palos Verdes Art Center’s education, exhibition and outreach programs, keeping them available, accessible and affordable during these challenging times.

    Tickets are $150 each or a 3-pack for $400 or a 5-pack for $600. The drawing will take place on June 25, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

    Ticket order forms, complete rules and further information about the raffle are available at http://cadreamraffle.com/.

  • Kontrapunktus: OPUS SIX: The Magic of Handel

    June 19, 2021

    KONTRAPUNKTUS is set to premiere its third virtual concert, OPUS SIX: The Magic of Handel, on YouTube Live via their Kontrapunktus Baroque YouTube channel on Saturday, June 19 at 7:00 PM PST.

    Entitled OPUS SIX: The Magic of Handel, KONTRAPUNKTUS will be performing four richly nuanced, yet seldom played concertos by the immortal Baroque composer, George Frideric Handel.

    The movements to the music contain a full range of compositional styles, including airs, fugues, themes, and dance variations. It would be one of Handel’s last compositions in the Italian style.