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.

Comedy Pop Up

October 19, 2019

Social Workplace presents the monthly Comedy Pop Up on Saturday, October 19 at 8 p.m.

The show features stand-up comedy on the patio. BYOB. It’s an outdoor venue, so bring a sweater or jacket. There’s street parking next to the venue.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Lineup subject to change.

Tickets are $10.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at https://www.socialworkplace.com/event/comedy-pop-up-south-bay-october-2019/?mc_cid=2362034bc0&mc_eid=9073310fb5.

Social Workplace is located at 2315 Lomita Boulevard, Suite 200, Lomita, CA 90717.

Let’s Connect Mixer

October 22, 2019

The South Bay Women’s Conference hosts the monthly Let’s Connect Mixer at Project Barley on Tuesday, October 22 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

These monthly mixers are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at various locations around the South Bay to show support for local businesses. Come prepared to meet other like-minded and professional business women in a warm, easy-going and fun environment. Men are also welcome to attend these mixers!

Light appetizers and beverages will be provided. Catch up with friends, meet new ones and learn more about the annual South Bay Women’s Conference and opportunities to volunteer or give back.

Tickets are $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Halloween in Lomita Park

October 31, 2019

The City of Lomita will celebrate Halloween on Thursday, October 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Lomita Park

Add Lomita Park to your Trick or Treating route this year! They’re kicking off the celebration with a costume contest at 6 p.m. After that, stick around and enjoy the inflatable carnival games, decorate a pumpkin and don’t forget to pick up a custom balloon creation from one of the balloon twisters!

The best part of this event? It’s FREE!

For additional information, call Lomita Park at (310) 326-0140 or visit http://www.lomita.com/cityhall/announcements/Lomita-Parks-Special-Events-2018.pdf.

Lomita Park is located at 24428 Eshelman Avenue, Lomita, CA 90717.

Lomita State of the City Luncheon

November 21, 2019

The community is invited to attend the annual State of the City Luncheon on Thursday, November 21 from noon to 2 p.m. at Lomita Park Tom Rico Center.

Come learn about what’s happening in the community as the Lomita Mayor and City Council deliver the fourth annual State of the City address.

Get a sneak preview of the new programs, partnerships and projects coming soon to our City. The Lomita Chamber of Commerce will also be revealing their new campaign to attract and retain early-stage and startup businesses to the community.

RSVP to City Hall at 310-325-7110

The cost to attend is $15 per person.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.lomita.com/cityhall.

The Tom Rico Center is located at 24428 Eshelman Avenue in Lomita.

Lomita Holiday Tree Lighting

December 6, 2019

The City of Lomita hosts the annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m. in front of City Hall.

Attendees can sip complimentary coffee and hot cocoa while enjoying an evening of musical performances.

Enjoy a visit and photo ops with Santa!

For additional information, call 310-326-0140 or visit the website at http://www.lomita.com/cityhall/.

Lomita City Hall is located at 24300 Narbonne Avenue in Lomita.

Santa & The Polar Express @ Lomita Railroad Museum

December 15, 2019

Polar-ExpressThe Lomita Railroad Museum presents Santa & The Polar Express on Sunday, December 15 from Noon to 4 p.m.

The community is invited for a special reading of The Polar Express and photos with Santa. In addition, there will be face painters, balloon animals, holiday crafts, hot chocolate and cookies and tours of the museum.

The price of admission is $20 per family and includes everything.

Tickets are available online at http://www.lomita-rr.org or at the door the day of the event.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the website at http://www.lomita-rr.org/calendar/.

The Lomita Railroad Museum is located at 2137 West 250th Street, Lomita, CA 90717.

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.