South Bay By Jackie is your source for Redondo Beach events
April 1 – 30, 2018
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!
Book-To-Action Program*: Redondo Beach Library is participating in a Book-to-Action program featuring the book Coyote Ways by Dan Flores. Sponsored by California Center for the Book, Book-to-Action brings a community together through the shared reading of a book and participation in a civic engagement activity connected to the social issues discussed in the book.
This free, monthly event is the place to be every first Friday! Head to the Village and enjoy live music, food samplings, gallery viewing, promotional offers and more while you dine and shop. Riviera Village merchants and art galleries stay open until 8 p.m. The energy will be fueled by live music at the north east corner of Avenue I and Catalina from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Village has plenty of metered parking on every street, along with a large metered parking lot in the triangle bordered by South Elena Avenue, Via El Prado and Avenida del Norte, and additional parking off South Catalina Avenue and Vista Del Mar. The parking fees are $1.50 per hour from 9am to 9pm and many meters conveniently accept credit cards for payment.
For additional information, visit the website at http://rivieravillage.net/.
Mondays & Wednesdays
Gather a few friends for an hour long, all levels class. This event is ‘weather permitting’, so don’t show up if it’s raining. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing. Mats are available on a first come, first serve basis. It’s a terrific way to start the day!
Call 310.921.8940 to reserve your spot!
For additional information, visit the website at http://rb.shadehotel.com/.
Shade Hotel is located at 655 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.
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 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.
Every Friday: April through October
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.
April 21, 2018
This FREE event provides a public space for professional artists, children and festival-goers to create and enjoy chalk art murals. Participants of all skill levels are invited to create a chalk art drawing to commemorate Earth Day. The first 100 children to sign-up on the day of the event will receive free chalk and a recycled and reusable canvas tote bag that they can custom paint with paints supplied by King Harbor Association. The Sea Lab mobile touch tank and Waterfront Education will be on site for visitors to learn about local sea life and waterfront activities. There may also be a surprise visit from On the Wing Falconry this year to showcase the amazing birds.
This free event is open to public viewing, so even if you don’t plan to participate, take a stroll along the waterfront and discover what these amazing artists can create with a slab of concrete and a little chalk!
April 21, 2018
Join the team at SEA Lab for a trip under the sea and build your own ROV! National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA) staff will be onsite to stream live footage from the exploration vessel OKEANOS and the ROV Deep Discover. Plus, a live phone conversation with the ROV pilot and ship staff as they explore the depths of the Gulf of Mexico. Afterward, stick around to build your very own ROV!
The cost is $5 per person at the door.
SEA Lab is located at 1021 North Harbor Drive Redondo Beach, CA 90277.
April 21, 2018
This annual fundraising event features casino-style gambling, bites, beverages and a silent and live auction. Dance the night away to local band, Feed the Kitty. Dancing lessons will be available.
Tickets are $95 per person and includes two drink tickets and self parking.
Purchase Tickets by Friday, April 27, 2018
An Oceanfront Estate on the island of Kauai in Hawaii – or $5,000,000 – is just a $150 raffle ticket away for the lucky winner of the 2018 Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle. The first and oldest house raffle licensed in California, proceeds help fund Palos Verdes Art Center’s exhibition, education, and outreach programs, making the visual arts available, accessible and affordable in Los Angeles County.