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Redondo Beach Library Activities for September

September 1, 2017

Redondo-Beach-Library-ProgramsThe Redondo Beach Library offers a variety of activities for all ages including music, writing, dance, language, reading, crafts and more! A few require registration but all of them are FREE! Check out the Calendar of Events listed below, or click on the flyer, print it and stick it on the fridge as a reminder!

Web Design Program for children and teens ages 10-18 years old
September 2 at 10:30am-12:30pm
Main Library 2nd floor Meeting Room
Introduction to Photoshop: finding, editing, and enhancing high-quality images.
Parent supervision is required. Bring your own charged laptop as electrical outlets are limited.
Free program but Pre-registration is required via

Mindfulness Drop In

First Wednesdays

Mindfulness 4Beach Cities Health District offers a FREE Mindfulness Drop-In the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Take 30 minutes to downshift and practice mindfulness techniques.The monthly sessions will be led by trained Beach Cities Health District staff. No prior experience with meditation or mindfulness is required.

Please arrive a few minutes early to sign in and get settled.

Wonder of Dinosaurs @ SBG

Every Day

Wonder-of-DinosaursSouth Bay Galleria is now hosting Wonder of Dinosaurs!

Wonder of Dinosaurs features museum quality robotic and static dinosaurs. The dinosaurs are beautifully displayed and accompanied by signs that provide information that you will find both educational and fascinating. The Exhibition is a walk through at your own pace, self-guided tour.

While the robotic dinosaurs have been known to make adults jump back, the entire exhibit is family friendly for even the youngest of children.

Sunscreen Lab Improv Troupe

Last Saturday

ImprovSunscreen Film Festival West presents the Sunscreen Lab Improv Troupe the last Saturday of each month from 8 to 9:30.

Come out for an evening of laughs… maybe even participate? This group of improvisers includes alum from UCB, Groundlings, Improv Olympics, Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv and more, is guaranteed to entertain. This is top-notch improv right here in the South Bay!

Cruise at the Beach

Every Friday: April through October

Cruise at Ruby's - sbbjVroom, vroom! The Cruise is back!

Cruise at the Beach returns to Ruby’s Diner in Redondo Beach for the season!

Open to the public, this free event happens every Friday night through October and features a gathering of vintage automobiles on display in the Ruby’s Diner parking lot from 4 to 8 p.m.

Hypnotherapy 101

September 19, 2017

hypnotherapyThe Redondo Beach Main Library will host Hypnotherapy 101 on Tuesday, September 19 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Attendees will learn about hypnosis and how it is used to overcome bad habits and reduce stress.

Daniel Olexa, a certified clinical hypnotherapist will talk about how hypnosis can be used to help people learn to relax, stop smoking, lose weight and overcome negative internal self-talk. He will explain the differences between hypnotherapy and stage hypnosis and discuss some of the common myths and misconceptions about hypnosis. No one will be hypnotized during this talk which is free and open to the public, no reservations are required.

For additional information, call (310) 318-0675, option 5, or visit the website at

Redondo Rocks Kindness Project

September 21, 2017

Redondo-Rocks-ProjectThe Redondo Rocks Kindness Project will hold a Rock Painting Event on Thursday, September 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Great Room.

The community is invited to come out and paint some rocks! Redondo Rocks Kindness is contagious. One simple message can change someone’s outlook, day or life! The right rock always finds the right person. Redondo Rocks plans to make this a monthly event but also encourages people to start their own groups.

If you don’t want to paint, stop by and learn about the Kindness being sprinkled around town!

Redondo Beach Lobster Festival

September 22 – 24, 2017

redondo-beach-lobster-festivalThe South Bay pays homage to all things lobster at the annual Redondo Beach Lobster Festival beginning Friday, September 22 and running through Sunday, September 24.

It’s all lobster, all the time, at this classic South Bay event! There are several lobster meal packages available for your dining pleasure including the popular Lobster Feast and you don’t want to miss the Lobster Bistro.

Lobster reigns supreme at this classic South Bay event but there are plenty of other reasons to attend. The music line-up features live bands and DJ’s playing throughout the weekend as well as stand up paddle board lessons, kids area, face painting and balloon art.

Laughter Meditation Workshop

September 22, 2017

Indy Rishi SinghTen Thousand Villages hosts a Laughter Meditation Workshop on Friday, September 22 at 3 p.m.

The community is invited to join in the laughter as Indy Rishi Singh leads the Laughter Meditation workshop. The event is casual and open to all ages. Light refreshments will be served. Ten Thousand Villages is a non-profit retailer dedicated to Fair Trade.

For additional information, visit the website at or call 310-465-1600.

Ten Thousand Villages is located at 1907 South Catalina Avenue Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Riviera Village Summer Festival

This is the second collaboration between South Bay by and Live in California.TV – check out our visit to the Riviera Village Summer Festival!