Lomita Events

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Social Workplace: Thirsty Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays

Social Workplace hosts the monthly Social Hour: Thirsty Third Thursdays every Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Get social at Social Workplace! Bring your best smile and plenty of business cards. Each person has a chance to pitch their business to the group with plenty of mingling before and after. Pitches start promptly at 6 p.m. and refreshments are served. Know anyone who might need a workplace or meeting space? Bring a friend!

Pre-purchase tickets are $10 or pay $20 at the door.

For additional information and registration, visit the website at https://www.socialworkplace.com.

Social Workplace is located at 2315 Lomita Blvd, Lomita, CA 90717. Parking is first-come, first-served. Parking is also available on surrounding streets. Uber, Lyft and ride sharing encouraged.

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!

Virtual Campfire @ Project Barley

January 31, 2020

Gather round the campfire when Virtual Campfire plays on Friday, January 31 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Project Barley.

Bring your tents, sleeping bags and marshmallows (just kidding) for a night of music, craft beer and fun in Lomita!

No cover charge!

For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/162857985049831/

Project Barley Brewery is located at 2308 Pacific Coast Highway, Lomita, CA 90717.

Social Hour @ Social Workplace: Thirsty Third Thursdays

February 20, 2020

Social Workplace hosts the monthly Social Hour: Thirsty Third Thursdays on Thursday, February 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Get social at Social Workplace! Bring your best smile and plenty of business cards. Each person has a chance to pitch their business to the group with plenty of mingling before and after. Pitches start promptly at 6 p.m. and refreshments are served. Know anyone who might need a workplace or meeting space? Bring a friend!

Pre-purchase tickets are $10 or pay $20 at the door.

For additional information and registration, visit the website at https://www.socialworkplace.com.

Social Workplace is located at 2315 Lomita Blvd, Lomita, CA 90717. Parking is first-come, first-served. Parking is also available on surrounding streets. Uber, Lyft and ride sharing encouraged.

Lomita Coffee with a Cop

February 27, 2020

The community is invited to join Deputies from the Lomita Sheriff Station for Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, February 27 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Corridor Flow.

The mission of Coffee with a Cop is to improve trust and build relationships – one cup of coffee at a time. The event is intended to break down the barriers between law enforcement and the citizens they serve by facilitating communication in an approachable and free-form setting. Community members will have the ability to discuss concerns that are important to them while learning about law enforcement’s efforts to keep our community safe. Strong relationships of mutual trust and cooperation between police agencies and the community are critical to maintaining public safety and effective policing.

For additional information, contact the Lomita Sheriff Station at 310-539-1661.

Corridor Flow is located at 24616 Narbonne Avenue, Lomita, CA.

Lomita C.E.R.T Class

March 14, 21, 28, 2020

The City of Lomita, and the Los Angeles County Fire Department, will host a three day C.E.R.T. Course on March 14, 21 & 28 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Lomita City Hall

Following a major disaster, fire and rescue resources may be unable to immediately respond to all those in need. In such a crisis, it will be neighbors assisting neighbors until emergency response personnel can arrive. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training provides residents with the skills and tools necessary to take care of themselves, their families, neighbors, and coworkers in the event of a disaster.

The CERT Training is offered free of charge and includes hands-on training in the following units:
•Disaster Preparedness
•Disaster Fire Suppression
•Disaster Medical Operations
•Light Search and Rescue Operations
•Disaster Psychology and Team Organization

Lomita Railroad Museum

Lomita-Railroad-Museum sbbjThe Lomita Railroad Museum is dedicated to educating and informing the public about railroads — particularly of the steam era — the present, past, and future of transportation, the history of the U.S. Westward Expansion, the settlement of California, and the people who made this all happen.

The museum, located in Irene Lewis Park, is owned and operated by the City of Lomita and is overseen by the Lomita Parks & Recreation Department. Hours are Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Museum is closed for major holidays. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children under 12. FREE Parking is located in lot adjacent to museum. For additional information, visit the website at http://www.lomita-rr.org/

The Lomita Railroad Museum is located at 2137 West 250th Street in Lomita.