South Bay By Jackie is your source for information about fun and interesting Manhattan Beach events.
July 1 – September 3, 2018
The series is a summer-long event held at Polliwog Park and takes place every Sunday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. Concerts in the Park has featured such artists as the Doo-Wah Riders, Nathan Shrake, Elvis and Beatles tribute Bands, as well as a host of other talented musicians.
May 27 – September 2, 2018
Each Sunday afternoon Metlox Plaza will feature a different band or musician for shoppers, diners and gatherers to enjoy. Metlox Plaza is a unique shopping and dining destination located at the gateway to Downtown Manhattan Beach.
Metlox boasts a European style town square where upscale shopping and dining offerings intertwine with landscaped courtyards, fountains, a fire sculpture and public art that celebrates the history of the Metlox Pottery manufacturing facility that occupied the site from 1927.
LIVE is a FREE series of Thursday night community-building activities designed to enhance artistic skills and develop presentation confidence in local artists. Small refreshments and good vibes will be provided. LIVE is open to everyone 16 years and older. Events are FREE but a donation of $12 is much appreciated to help defray costs.
Hang out with your friends and work on your figure drawing skills with a live costumed model. No instructors and no pressure – draw as you feel! Attendees should bring their own materials; easels will be provided if necessary.
For additional information, call (310) 802-5440 or contact via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manhattan Beach Art Center is located at 1560 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.
August 16 – 19, 2018
The Manhattan Beach Open happens every year, and every year, four athletes get to place their name in history. The AVP Gold Series Manhattan Beach Open is known as the Super Bowl of beach volleyball – big stage, big money and big reward, as AVP stars enshrine their name on the Manhattan Beach Pier. This sixth stop of the 2018 Gold Series celebrates 59 years of beach volleyball tradition.
August 16, 2018
Perched high above the sands of Manhattan Beach and overlooking the iconic Manhattan Beach Pier, you are invited to inhale the warm summer evening breeze and enjoy the stunning panoramic sunset views. Guests will enjoy delicious bites from ten local restaurants and other award-winning chef creations while kicking back with cool vibes by The Lucky Ones. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Roundhouse Aquarium.
Ticket prices range from $45 to $120.
For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunset-beach-party-on-the-avp-skydeck-in-manhattan-beach-tickets-48262959812.
The event will take place next to the Manhattan Beach Pier.
August 16, 2018
Trade in the oxfords, heels, button ups and blouses for your tennis shoes and active apparel, followed by “No Shower Happy Hour”. Sweat it out, then network it out!
Doors open at 5:45 p.m. with the class starting at 6 p.m. Afterburn’s Tag Team Workout: 15 Mins of Spin Class, 15 Mins of MMA Conditioning, 15 Mins of Interval Training.
The cost is $5 for YPC Members and $20 for non-Members.
For additional information, visit the website at http://business.manhattanbeachchamber.com/events/details/ypc-sweat-social-9002.
Afterburn Fitness is located at 1133 Artesia Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.
August 17, 2018
Terra Firma aims “To discern an overall pattern from a mass of detail; to see the big picture, or the broader, more general situation.” The exhibit features artists Lowell Nickel, Jacalyn Lopez Garcia and Nicholas Cesar Colon, Robert Glenn Ketchum, Anita Bunn, Fatemeh Burnes. The exhibit will run through October 14.
For additional information, visit the website at https://www.citymb.info/departments/parks-and-recreation/cultural-arts/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions.
The Manhattan Beach Art Center is located at 1560 Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.
August 19 & 20, 2018
Chemocessories is a charity that provides personalized sets of scarves, jewelry and turbans to cancer patients going through chemotherapy. Community members are encouraged to stop in and help assemble these sets so they can continue to help women in need. If you like fashion, good company and giving back, spend an hour or two and you’ll leave feeling great!
Donations of new or gently used scarves, turbans and jewelry are accepted and always appreciated.
For additional information, visit the website at http://www.chemocessories.org/.
August 23, 2018
Want to volunteer your time? Want to meet motivated leaders and young professionals? Perhaps you’re looking for a way to give back? Join FTK Social Club at the Aprily Mixer where you can learn more about what they do (#forthekids), why they support Walk With Sally and how you can help directly support kids impacted by cancer.
August 30, 2018
Attendees will enjoy small bites and refreshments at WeWork’s facility and a presentation by Dan Stover on ‘Emotions in the Workplace’. Bring a smile and plenty of business cards!
Admission is FREE for MB Chamber members IF registered early or $10 at the door. General admission is $20.
For additional information, visit the website at http://business.manhattanbeachchamber.com/events/details/after-hours-social-weworks-with-dan-stover-8997.
WeWork is located in Manhattan Beach Towers at 1240 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 120, Manhattan Beach, CA.