Hawthorne Events

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Affair of the Heart Gala: Shaken not Stirred

March 2, 2019

The Richstone Family Center presents the annual Affair of the Heart Gala: Shaken not Stirred on Saturday, March 2 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.

Early Bird tickets start at $300 per person (until January 15).

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.

Veterans’ Benefit Day

April 13, 2019

The Veterans Affairs Commission will host Veterans’ benefits Day on Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hawthorne Memorial Center.

All veterans are encouraged to attend this FREE event and learn about available benefits from participating sponsors including: DAV, WLA VA Hospital, UCLA, Vets Advocacy, Red Cross, Veterans Service Organizations, Mindful Warrior, LA National Cemetery, US Vets, Raytheon, and many more. Lunch will be provided courtesy of In-n-Out Burger.

For additional information and registration, visit the Eventbrite page at

Hawthorne Memorial Center is located at 3901 West El Segundo Boulevard, Hawthorne, CA 90250.

National Night Out

August 6, 2019

National-Night-Out-2016The annual National Night Out takes place this year on Tuesday, August 6.

This unique crime and drug prevention event is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. The National Night Out campaign involves citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from over 15,000 communities in all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide.

This annual event is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness by generating support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; strengthening neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships and sending a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.