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- LAAFB Youth Academic Recognition Celebration
May 6, 2021
It’s that time of year when Los Angeles Air Force Base leadership recognizes students pre-K through 12 grade for Academic Achievement (School Year (SY) 19-20 and SY 20-21) in Perfect Attendance, Citizenship and GPA.
Parents can nominate their children to receive an award and attend the virtual celebration and pep rally.
- PVAC Starry Starry Night
May 6, 2021
The community is invited to attend this virtual presentation on Vincent van Gogh by former Palos Verdes Art Center CEO, Bob Yassin, who will delve into the myth and history of one of the most beloved painters of all time, Vincent van Gogh.
This lecture is intended to provide a deeper understanding of van Gogh as a person, as an artist, and as a powerful figure in the history of modern art.
Ticket includes a gourmet dinner with wine. The dinner package should be picked up at PVAC on May 6 between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m.
- Apply for BCHD Non-Profit Agency Grants
Deadline to Apply: May 7, 2021
Non-profits that provide physical and/or mental health programs are welcome to apply. The application period will run until noon, May 7, 2021. BCHD’s ad hoc grants committee will select applications to recommend to its Board for funding. The BCHD Board of Directors will then approve grant applicants through their
annual budget adoption at their June 23, 2021 Board meeting. Awardees will be notified in June and, upon signing the final contract, disbursements of funds will occur in FY 2021-2022 on a performance reimbursement basis.
The District funds programs that provide:
• Health education and prevention
• Support groups
• Health promotion
- SBBWA Annual Conference
May 7, 2021
This year will feature a much smaller, outdoor conference, along with an online component for those who feel more comfortable joining that way. The event will include four dynamic speakers — you won’t have to choose only one! There will also be a celebration for past Scholarship winners, highlights for valued sponsors, and vendor showcase via virtual shopping. Plus, all attendees (in-person or virtual) will receive an amazing swag bag!
There are only 15 in-person tickets left, so purchase now or join the event virtually that day (or watch the recording at your leisure). In-person tickets are $85 and virtual tickets are $50.
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at https://www.southbaywomensconference.com/.
Social Workplace is located at 2315 Lomita Boulevard, Suite 200, Lomita, CA 90717.
- Hammitt Virtual Shopping Fundraiser
May 7, 2021
Hammitt Los Angeles will host a Virtual Shopping Fundraiser on Friday, May 6 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Check out the newest collections, get access to some major exclusives and receive an incredible gift with purchase for every order over $250!
This is a great opportunity to use your powers for good as a portion of the proceeds will support the Richstone Family Center.
RSVP is required. To RSVP, contact [email protected].
- Redondo Beach Library Book Discussion
May 11, 2021
The discussion will feature Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
You must register in advance for this meeting at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkcOytrD4tG9UIa_bb0YN9F-HYEnBYGQVN.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
For additional information, email [email protected].
- NextStep Ride For Paralysis: Cruisin’ the Coast
May 14 – May 16, 2021
The team at NextStep is embarking on another adventure on wheels and everyone is invited to join them on the ride from San Diego to Manhattan Beach. This ride is intended for all ability levels. Great times for a great cause!
Live in LA and need a road bike? If you live within 80-miles of Los Angeles, the Bike Angels can provide you with a FREE high-end road bike for training and the ride. They are located in Redondo Beach. Email [email protected] and he will take care of you. Simply let him know you are participating and send him the link to your campaign.
The mission at NextStep is to raise awareness and funds to support NextStep and the 6 million individuals and wounded service members living with paralysis in the U.S.
- Arts of Hermosa
May 15, 2021
The South Bay Artist Collective presents Arts of Hermosa, a fundraiser for the Hermosa Beach Education Foundation in partnership with the Hermosa Valley, Vista, View Parent Teacher Organization and Young at Art in the Hermosa Beach Schools on May 15 from 10 a.m. 7 p.m. at the new Hermosa Vista School.
Arts of Hermosa will feature art pieces from the Hearts of Hermosa silent auction and the new school will be open to the public for the first time for this very special event. Auctioned art includes original pieces from the South Bay Artist Collective artists such as Rafael McMaster, Josh Barnes, Lynnae Maki, Kevin Gilligan, and Anjale Perrault, as well as Young At Art docents, top talented youth artists and students, and iconic local photographers including Bo Bridges and Brent Broza. Continuing the beloved tradition of the Hearts of Hermosa art auction, student and artist-led tours of the art provide an in-person look at the auction pieces.
- Opening Reception: Associate Artists’ Exhibition
May 15, 2021
More than 75 paintings in every media format by 40 Associate Artists will be on display from May 3 through June 12.
“The pandemic has fostered the creativity of many people this year, and we are delighted to have many former and new artists who’ve now made our Associates group 80-members strong,” said Robin Johns, Vice President of Destination: Art. “And there is a wide variety of media formats in the show this year, from traditional oils to mixed media works. Artists value the opportunity to show their work at our unique studio and gallery space that welcomes their talent.”
Register in advance at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAudeCspzwiGdxxmW4YTdCv5U-sT274dVSl.
For additional information, visit the website at https://www.destination-art.net/.
Destination: Art is located at 1815 West 213 Street, #135, Torrance, CA 90501, right next to the Bubble Bath Car Wash.
- Town Hall COVID-19 Vaccine: On the Fence?
May 19, 2021
Redondo Beach City Council Member Christian Horvath will host a Town Hall- COVID-19 Vaccine: On the Fence? on Wednesday, May 19 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom
While 53.9% of LA County residents have received at least one dose and 35.8% of residents are fully vaccinated*, many individuals are struggling with questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine.
In this town hall, Council Member Horvath will be joined by two local physicians, Dr. Anita Sircar and Dr. Michelle Charfen to answer questions, address misconceptions and discuss the importance of the vaccine for our community.
Anita is an infectious disease specialist who served as the Task Force Lead for the COVID pandemic response at Providence Little Company of Mary. Dr. Michelle Charfen is an emergency medicine physician at Providence Little Company of Mary, Torrance.
- Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle
Ticket Purchase Deadline: June 18, 2021
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/.