Hawthorne Events

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Crafts n’ Laughs

Every Tuesday

Crafts & LaughsThe Gundo Comedy Festival presents Crafts n’ Laughs every Tuesday at 9:15 at Flights Beer Bar.

Every Tuesday night, comedian Dave Williamson presents a line-up featuring the best professional stand-up comics in Los Angeles. Crafts n’ Laughs has become one of the most popular playgrounds in the city for working comics to hone their material and to have a good time with our fun South Bay regulars.

This show is FREE, and welcomes anyone looking for a fun, affordable night out. Flights offers great food and an amazing craft beer selection.

For additional information, visit the website at https://flightsbeerbar.com/events/.

Flights Beer Bar is located at 5119 West El Segundo Boulevard, Hawthorne, CA 90250.

DineLA Restaurant Week

January 17 – 31, 2020

Attention local foodies! Restaurant Week is back and it’s time to DineLA!

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!

Hawthorne Business Expo 2020

January 29, 2020

The Hawthorne Business Expo 2020 will take place on Wednesday, January 29 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Hawthorne Memorial Center.

Join local business owners and employment professionals at this year’s expo. Learn how to access a wealth of opportunities, advice and no-cost resources from local, state and national agencies that can help you improve, evolve and expand your business.

Learn how to develop your social media presence; obtain financing; access no-cost resources to build your business; protect your computer and cybersecurity; and learn website essentials for small businesses. Take advantage of the networking opportunities awaiting you with other entrepreneurs and successful business owners large and small.

Hawthorne Historical Society Lecture Series

February 13 & 20, 2020

The Hawthorne Historical Society presents the 2020 Lecture Series on Thursday, February 13 and Thursday, February 20 at 6 p.m. at the Museum.

On February 13, Cheryl Marcus-Caglese and Derek Gable will share their stories about the history of Mattel.

On February 20, United States Census Bureau Partnership Specialist, Magda Armistead, will discuss Hawthorne’s role in obtaining a complete and accurate count in the 2020 Census.

Attendees will enjoy socializing, light refreshments and the presentation.

Suggested donation is $5 per person.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to HawthorneHistorical@gmail.com.

The Hawthorne Historical Museum is located at 14100 Prairie Avenue, Hawthorne, CA 90250.

Affair of the Heart Gala: Speakeasy Soiree

February 29, 2020

The Richstone Family Center presents the annual Affair of the Heart Gala: Speakeasy Soiree on Saturday, February 29 at 6:30 p.m. at Porsche South Bay.

The evening begins with a cocktail reception during which guests can bid on an array of unique silent auction items and enjoy a selection of wine tastings presented by Bristol Farms. The night continues with a gourmet dinner and live auction featuring once-in-a-lifetime experiences!

Celebrate the exceptional people who have shown tremendous commitment to their mission to treat and prevent child abuse, and are dedicated to improving the lives of children and families in need.

Tickets are $350 per person.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at https://www.richstonefamily.org/.

Porsche South Bay is located at 14610 Hindry Avenue, Hawthorne, CA 90250.