South Bay By Jackie is your source for Hermosa Beach events
- Let’s Connect Mixer
July 27, 2021
The South Bay Women’s Conference hosts the monthly Let’s Connect Mixer at Practical Magic Apothecary and The Commune on Tuesday, July 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Come network with incredible business women of the South Bay and support a local woman-owned business, Practical Magic Apothecary. (Men are also welcome to join us at our mixers.)
Bites, wine and craft cocktails included.
ONLY 40 SPOTS AVAILABLE! NO WALK-INS.
Tickets must be purchased in advance. $5 SBBWA Members/$10 Guests.
- International Surf Festival
July 28 – August 1, 2021
The annual International Surf Festival will take place Wednesday, July 28 through Sunday, August 1.
The host city for this year’s Festival is the City of Torrance. The event promotes the four South Bay beach cities, the world’s best lifeguard service, and physical fitness for thousands of participants.
Participants range in age from 8 years old to the late 80’s. The three signature events for the festival are the Judge Taplin Lifeguard Medley Relay, the Dwight Crum Pier-to-Pier Swim, and the Charlie Saikley 6-Man Volleyball Tournament. Other great events include a surfing contest, bodysurfing contest, beach run, paddleboard races, dory race, and youth events. The festival has hosted numerous international lifeguard teams including teams from Victoria, Australia.
- Women’s Voices in Tech: Women in Health IT
July 29, 2021
Women’s Voices in Tech present Women in Health IT on Thursday, July 29 from 3 to 4 p.m. via Zoom.
Join Women’s Voices in Tech for this insightful and informative look into the booming health IT industry with special guest Joanne Ortiz, VP of Application Technology at Molina Healthcare.
Joanne has more than 25 years of experience implementing and managing technology in the health IT industry. She will be sharing her story of success in this industry, its shifting landscape, and new technology trends like:
•The rise of mobile-optimized patient assessments for managed care organization
- Cypress Avenue Block Party
August 1, 2021
Resin, Shockboxx, Hermosa Music Company, Studio 637, SB Artist Collective and the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the Cypress Avenue Block Party on Sunday, August 1 from 1 to 9 p.m.
The community is invited to get back out there and have some family-friendly fun block party-style at the Hermosa Beach Industrial Arts District!
The event features 10 live music acts including the Kevin Sousa Trio & The Hollow Legs and an art exhibit opening of “The Phoenix Rises” at Resin Gallery.
This event is FREE to attend but you must register!
For additional information and registration, visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cypress-block-party-music-x-art-hb-industrial-arts-district-tickets-163093933345.
The event will take place at 618 Cypress Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.
- Hermosa Beach Summer Sidewalk Sale
August 6 – 8, 2021
The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau host the annual Summer Sidewalk Sale from Friday, August 6 through Sunday, August 8 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Downtown Hermosa Beach
The Summer Sidewalk Celebration is back and better than ever! If you loved shopping before, strap in because there’s going to be SO MUCH MORE!
- Temple Emet open House
August 6 & August 20, 2021
Temple Emet will host an Open House on Friday, August 6 and Friday, August 20 at 5 p.m.
What if you could have a Synagogue with everything that synagogues provide – PLUS the fun of a family-like a social club that shares lunches, dinners, concerts, theater, movies, and other events?
You can have it ALL at Temple Emet – a community that cares, and is there for you when needed, in addition to doing lots of fun social activities together. Temple Emet is inclusive, spiritual, musical and believes in quality – not quantity. Many schedule their lives around the two services each month; the first and third Friday, along with the lunches and dinners.
All are welcome!
For additional information, visit the website at https://www.templeemet.org/.
Temple Emet is located at 051 West 236th Street, Torrance, CA 90501.
- White Light White Night
August 21, 2021
Walk With Sally presents White Light White Night on Saturday, August 21.
White Light White Night is a great event for a great cause. Benefiting Walk With Sally, an organization that provides mentorship to people who’ve experienced loss through cancer, this night is a celebration of goodwill and support. With a “taste of LA” food festival, auctions, live music, and more, it is also a spectacularly good time!
In addition to a live concert, attendees will enjoy gourmet bites from over 20 restaurants during the Taste of Los Angeles. The festivities will also include beverages and specialty cocktails from local craft breweries and boutique wineries.
The Beacon of Light Award honors individuals who go above and beyond, year after year to help grow Walk With Sally’s mission.
General admission tickets are on sale now.
- Fiesta Hermosa Locale
September 4 – 6, 2021
The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce is proud to present Fiesta Hermosa Locale Saturday, September 4 through Monday, September 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day in downtown Hermosa Beach.
They’re changing things up this year (due to COVID, naturally). There will be NO street closures and there will be gated areas accessible only with tickets to keep track of capacity and generate revenue. The three main areas are the Lawn on PCH and Pier Avenue; the Pier Avenue Sidewalk all the way down to Pier Plaza; and the Garden located in the parking lot behind Pier Plaza.
The Lawn will feature a fine arts festival with work from over 100 artists and is free to the public; the Sidewalk will have existing brick and mortar businesses with tables and tents in front of their stores with activities, sales, promotions and live music in addition to dining and is free to the public; the Garden will have a street closure on Hermosa Avenue between Pier Avenue and 10th Street. The Garden will be enclosed and will feature live music, food vendors, beer and wine garden, family fun zone, experience alley, two stages, VIP lounge and will require a paid ticket (wristband) for entry.