Special Events

Redondo Beach Santa Sleigh Tour

November 26 – December 13, 2018

The Redondo Beach Police Officers’ Association, in conjunction with the Redondo Beach Firefighters’ Association, is proud to present the Redondo Beach 2018 Santa Sleigh Tour.

Starting November 26, Santa and his Elves will once again travel the streets of Redondo Beach. Originally started by volunteer police and firefighters several decades ago, the Santa Sleigh has always been staffed by off duty police officers and firefighters volunteering countless hours during Santa’s visit. This is an opportunity for Redondo Beach’s public safety personnel to give back to the community and thank them for their support.

Torrance Santa Float Schedule

November 26 – December 17, 2018

The Torrance Police Officers’ Association will escort the Santa Float as it make its rounds throughout the City of Torrance starting Tuesday, November 26 and running through Monday, December 17.

Continuing a holiday tradition that started in 1969, the Torrance Police Officers’ Association will be bringing Santa Claus and a sleigh full of helpers to different areas in the city. In the event of rain, the float may be cancelled and rescheduled to a different date. In the event of a cancellation, the makeup date will be posted on their social media platforms.

To view the schedule (with expandable maps), visit the website at https://torrancepoa.com/annual-events/santa-float-schedule

Manhattan Beach Santa Float Schedule

November 26 – December 14, 2018

The Santa Float will be making the rounds of Manhattan Beach over the next couple of weeks!

The neighborhood routes generally start at 4:45 p.m., but check the times at the link below as there are some variations. The sleigh will tour a different neighborhood for fifteen nights (excluding weekends), ending December 14. Santa should be able to complete each nightly route before the kiddies go to bed, so get those lists ready!

The Manhattan Beach Santa Float is led by the Kiwanis Club of Manhattan Beach, and is staffed each night by a different community organization. There is no charge to visit the Santa Float on its nightly routes. The calendar, staffing organizations, dates and a hi-resolution expandable map of the routes can be seen at http://www.manhattanbeachsantafloat.com/routes/ .

Free Holiday Parking in Hermosa Beach

November 27 – December 25, 2018

Free-Holiday-Parking-Hermosa-BeachThe City of Hermosa Beach once again welcomes visitors throughout Southern California to enjoy the beach community’s shops, restaurants and downtown area as the City announces the return of the FREE Holiday Parking Program.

From November 27 through December 25, free parking will be offered at meters located in downtown Hermosa. The City of Hermosa Beach is pleased to offer residents and visitors the ability to park free of charge during the specified time frame at the designated meters for up to the posted time limit.

Meters that are included in the program will be clearly marked with festive red Holiday bags.

This marks the ninth consecutive year that Hermosa Beach has provided free parking to both residents and visitors for the holidays.

FREE Two Hour Holiday Parking in Manhattan Beach

November 28 – December 26, 2018

It’s time to kick the holiday shopping season into full gear – FREE Holiday Parking in Manhattan Beach begins on Wednesday, November 28 and runs through December 26!

Meters that are included in the program will be clearly marked with festive Holiday bags or the display on the new solar powered IPS parking meters will read, “Happy Holidays – Free Parking.” You may park for free for only two hours.

All other parking restrictions will be strictly enforced!

YMCA Christmas Tree Lot

November 30 – December 24, 2018

Can’t wait to get your tree up? Head over to the Torrance YMCA Christmas Tree Lot from November 30 through December 24 at the corner of Del Amo Boulevard and Madrona Avenue.

Choose from fresh cut Noble Firs, cultured Douglas Firs and fresh wreaths. Flocking and flame retarding available.

This is 100% volunteer run tree lot to benefit youth in the South Bay Community.

Hours are Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. Trees can also be delivered Monday through Friday

The lot is located at the corner of Del Amo Boulevard and Madrona Avenue in Torrance.

BCHD December Events

December 1 – 31, 2018

Beach Cities Health District offers the community a variety of monthly activities and special events.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.bchd.org/.

Take a look at what’s scheduled for December…

Redondo Beach Library Activities for December

December 1 – 31, 2018

The 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!

Redondo Beach Main Library is located at 303 North Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Telephone: 310 318-0675

Redondo Beach North Branch Library is located at 2000 Artesia Boulevard, Redondo Beach, CA 90278. Telephone: 310 318-0677

For more information on Library programs and services, please call (310) 318-0675, option 5 for Adult or Teen Programs, (310) 318-0675, option 6 for Children’s Programs.

For updated information visit the website at http://www.redondo.org/library.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for December

December 1 – 31, 2018

PVPLC Pelican Cove Nature WalkThe Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy offers a calendar full of special activities and monthly events.

For additional information and registration, visit the website at https://pvplc.org/ or call (310) 541-7613.

Here’s what’s on tap for December….

Special Events

Guided Nature Walk at George F Canyon by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Saturday, December 8th, 9am. Wander along a willow filled canyon stream with coastal sage scrub restored habitat.

Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights Extravaganza

December 1, 2018 – January 1, 2019

076 - sbbj2Taking place for over 40 years, the Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights Extravaganza (also known as Candy Cane Lane) is one of the largest holiday decoration displays in the country.

You can walk or drive through the neighborhood reveling in the sights, sounds and scents of the season. It’s a wonderful way to spend the evening and one the entire family will enjoy and remember for years to come. The wildly extravagant decorations are on display from December 1 through January 1 from about 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Insider Tip: Plan to arrive at sunset on a weeknight, enjoy dinner at one of the nearby restaurants, like Hey 19, and then go see the decorations. You don’t want to miss this!

For additional information and directions, visit the website at http://www.yelp.com/biz/sleepy-hollow-christmas-lights-torrance

El Segundo Santa Sleigh Ride

December 3 – 12, 2018

The El Segundo Police Officers Association and El Segundo Kiwanis Club present the annual Santa Sleigh Ride from December 3 to December 12.

Santa’s arrival on each block will be accompanied by lights, sirens and holiday tunes. His nightly flight through town will begin each evening about 5:15 and run until 9 pm.

For additional information and the schedule, visit the website at http://elsegundosleighride.com/

Lomita and Rancho Palos Verdes Santa Sleigh Tour

December 7 – 22, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to town!

The LA Sheriff’s Lomita Station hosts the annual Santa Sleigh Tour from Friday, December 7 through Saturday, December 22.

They’ll be guiding his sleigh through the streets of Lomita and Rancho Palos Verdes. A sheriff’s patrol car will precede Santa’s Sleigh announcing his arrival.

Look for Santa Stops Here signs along the route. Children of all ages are encouraged to come out, chat with Santa, and get a candy cane.

Click on the image to enlarge the schedule!

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

FREE Holiday Parking in Riviera Village

December 8, 2018 – January 1, 2019

free-parkingFREE Holiday Parking in Riviera Village begins December 8 and will run through January 1….perfect for some holiday shopping and primping!

The parking meters will be covered with plastic bags, or the display on the new solar powered IPS parking meters will read, “Happy Holidays – Free Parking.”

All other parking restrictions will be strictly enforced. Santa and his elves have enough to do without listening to you whine about getting a ticket!

El Segundo Candy Cane Lane

December 8 – 31, 2018

The 1200 block of East Acacia Avenue in El Segundo magically transforms into Candy Cane Lane every holiday season since 1919!

The homes are festooned with lights and decorations beginning the second Saturday of December and Santa’s sleigh stops for a visit on certain nights.

The street will be closed to through traffic through Christmas night, and most houses will still have their lights up through New Year’s weekend. The lights are generally on until about 10.

South Bay Tech Startup Networking Evening

December 12, 2018

You don’t want to miss the South Bay Tech Startup Networking Evening on Wednesday, December 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. at El Camino College.

Connect with investors, entrepreneurs, founders and software engineering professionals from across Los Angeles and surrounding cities.

Meet the most active investor in VC-Backed tech startups in Los Angeles. Upfront Ventures is the largest and longest-serving venture capital fund in Los Angeles having invested more than $1 billion since 1996 in technology based companies such as Maker Studios, TrueCar and Overture.

Hermosa Beach Santa Sleigh Ride *UPDATE*

December 12 & 18, 2018

The annual Hermosa Beach Santa Sleigh Ride will take place on Wednesday, December 12 and Tuesday, December 18.

Santa will arrive on his sleigh along with his helpers escorted by the Hermosa Beach Fire and Police Departments. Santa will spend 20 minutes at each stop for photo ops.

Times are approximate and are subject to delay. Santa will stop as close to these locations as possible. Inclement weather may cause a change in schedule.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.hermosabch.org/index.aspx?page=20&recordid=5823.

Caroling for a Cause

December 13, 2018

The Women’s Club of Hermosa Beach is Caroling for a Cause on Thursday, December 13 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Sponsor a carol for yourself or send a friend or loved one a carol, sang by the members of the Woman’s Club of Hermosa Beach. This unique holiday offer is available for Hermosa Beach residents only!

The cost is $10 per carol and payment can be made online at http://www.womansclubofhermosabeach.org. Proceeds benefit the WCHB, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

For additional information, contact via email at midupuis@yahoo.com

Ugly Sweater Party

December 13, 2018

Shade Manhattan Beach hosts the annual Ugly Sweater Party on Thursday, December 13 from 7 to 11:30 p.m..

That’s right – it’s time to pull out those over-the-top holiday sweaters your eccentric aunt sent you and put them to good use! The evening features a sweater competition and small bites, while DJ Tony Gadachy keeps you on the dance floor all night!

This event is FREE to attend! For bottle service, call 310-469-3466. (Wearing that sweater, you’re going to need bottle service!)

For additional information, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/693378707698630/.

Let It Swing!

December 14, 2018

Corbin Jones & The West Coast Christmas Collective present Let it Swing! on Friday, December 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hermosa Beach Community Theatre.

Enjoy favorite holiday movie songs and winter classics played by 17 musicians, aka “A Big Band” consisting of 5 trumpeters, 3 trombonists, 5 saxophonists, a guitarist, a pianist, a bassist, and a drummer.

This particular cast features some amazing musicians who have performed, produced, and recorded with the likes of Beyonce, Jay-Z, John Legend, Anderson Paak, Cardi B, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Herbie Hancock, and so many more.

There’s lots of street parking and a parking lot behind the community center. Come by at 7pm to enjoy holiday treats at the reception and hang with some of the band before the show. Celebrate this music, this season, and life!

Tickets are $5/$10.

Torrance Civic Chorale: Winter Miracles

December 14 & 15, 2018

The Torrance Civic Chorale presents Winter Miracles on Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15 at 8 p.m. at the James Armstrong Theatre.

The Chorale has provided the South Bay with exceptional choral music, instruction and cultural enhancements since 1961. With 90+ singers, the auditioned Chorale is sponsored by the Cultural Services Division of the Community Services Department at the City of Torrance, with Irene Apanovitch-Leites as Artistic Director and Conductor.

Tickets are $25.

Breakfast & A Visit with Santa

December 15, 2018

Breakfast-with-Santa-3The City of Torrance Community Services Department hosts Breakfast & A Visit with Santa on Saturday, December 15 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Guests will enjoy a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice, milk and coffee. The event also features Buster Balloon, music by DJ Ozzie. Additional activities include cookie decorating, holiday carols, and pictures with Santa (bring your own camera).

Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at the City of Torrance Registration Office located at 3031 Torrance Boulevard. Advance registration is required. No walk-ins will be admitted. Reservations can be made by phone at (310) 618-2930. Seating is limited and baby carriages and strollers are not allowed in the dining room. Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Holiday Block Party @ The Point

December 15, 2018

The Point will host a Holiday Block Party on Saturday, December 15, from 12 pm – 4 pm.

Stop by The Point’s Holiday Block Party for fun, in-store activities, carolers, balloon animals, holiday airbrush tattoos and to drop off your toys for Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. Donate a new toy or household item to receive a shopping and dining passport to unlock special holiday incentives at The Point. Visit the check-in area between the Umi and Superba Food + Bread restaurants to receive the passport.

Participating locations include:
•Rabbit Ladders: Complimentary face painting and glitter tattoos.

Youth Battle of the Bands

Deadline to Submit: December 15, 2019

The Redondo Beach Police Department and Beachlife Festival presents the Youth Battle of the Bands on Friday, February 8 at 7 p.m. at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center.

The event is a FREE concert where youth bands will perform and compete.

All local youth bands are invited to participate.

Applications are now being accepting. Auditions will be on January 5, 2019. Entries must be submitted by December 15.

For details, visit the website at https://www.redondo.org/depts/police/police_services/community_services_unit/battle_of_the_bands/default.asp

Starlight Train Ride

December 15, 2018

Southern California Live Steamers present the annual Starlight Train Ride on Saturday, December 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. in Wilson Park.

The adventure will begin as you depart the station under the blanket of darkening skies. Your train will crawl through holiday displays and lights. This is a fundraising event.

Tickets are $7.

The trains are located at the eastern end of the park near the picnic tables.

Holiday Concert: Gladsome Tidings

December 16, 2018

The South Bay Women’s Chorus will perform a FREE Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 16 at 3 p.m. at South Bay Church of God.

There will be a dessert reception immediately following the concert.

Donations are welcome and appreciated. Plenty of free street parking!

South Bay Church of God is located at 17661 Yukon Avenue, Torrance, CA.

Lou Sings the Holidays

December 18, 2018

Primo presents Lou Sings the Holidays on Tuesday, December 18 at 8 p.m. at the James Armstrong Theater.

Ring in the season with Lou and some very special guests including Grammy nominated jazz/pop vocalist Jane Monheit, and a 23 piece orchestra as they sing and play all your holiday favorites! A Bronx, New York transplant, Lou Giovannetti has graced the Broadway stage, screen and TV and now lives and entertains in the South Bay. His infectious voice, unique style and repertoire can’t be beat.

Tickets are $40/$50/$109.

For additional information, call 310-781-7171 or visit the website at https://torrancearts.org/.

The James Armstrong Theater is located at 3330 Civic Center Drive in Torrance.

Lomita Holiday Open House

December 19, 2018

The Lomita City Council and Staff will host the annual Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Lomita City Hall.

The community is encouraged to stop by for a visit with city employees and enjoy their famous hot apple cider and baked goods.

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

Lomita City Hall is located at 24300 Narbonne Avenue, Lomita CA.

Winter Wonderland Spectacular

December 20, 2018

The City of Hawthorne celebrates the season at the Winter Wonderland Spectacular on Thursday, December 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Memorial Park.

It’s a Santa Claus is Coming to Town Countdown! Attendees will enjoy a snow slide and winter play area, carnival games and prizes, inflatables for kids AND adults, photo ops with Santa, hot cocoa and more!

The cost is $5 for kids 1 – 11 years old and $7 for kids 12 years and older.

For additional information and registration, visit the website at http://www.cityofhawthorne.org/latest-news/.

Memorial Park is located at 3901 West El Segundo Boulevard in Hawthorne.

Community Movie Night: Home Alone

December 21, 2018

The City of Hermosa Beach Parks and Recreation Department present Community Movie Night on Friday, December 21 at 6 p.m. at the Community Theater.

Celebrate the start of winter break with a special holiday movie screening of Home Alone starring McCauley Culkin. Rated PG. Light refreshments will be provided. After the movie, take a picture with Santa!

Tickets are $10 for 18 and older, $5 for 18 and under.

The Nutcracker

December 22 & 23, 2018

Nutcracker Snow QueenDance West Dance Studio and the Metropolitan Ballet Company present The Nutcracker on Saturday, December 22 and Sunday, December 23 at the James Armstrong Theater. There will be two shows daily at 2 and 7 p.m.

Relive the classic story of Clara and Fritz as they dream of a land of magic. Revolving around Clara’s broken, and then magically repaired nutcracker, an evening of delight and ballet ensue with familiar favorites brought to life by this special company of dancers.

Tickets are $17.50 and $19.50.

For additional information, call 310-781-7171 or visit the website at https://torrancearts.org/.

The James Armstrong Theater is located at 3330 Civic Center Drive in Torrance.

Manhattan Beach Yuletide 5K

December 22, 2018

The Manhattan Beach Yuletide 5K takes place on Saturday, December 22 at 5:30 p.m. beneath the lights of the Manhattan Beach Pier.

Run, walk, or baby jog along the sea under the FULL MOON! Celebrate the holidays at the most unusual running event in LA. The entire course will be lit by glow sticks to guide you. Bring the whole family, then stay and play at the many fine bars and restaurants in downtown Manhattan Beach. You won’t find anything else like it!

Torrance Antique Street Faire

December 23, 2018

Processed with MoldivThe monthly Torrance Antique Street Faire takes place on Sunday, December 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The event features 200+ sellers offering antiques, collectibles, vintage clothes, jewelry, LP’s, toys, tools, plants, home decor and more. Have your antiques appraised for only $3, enjoy a free crafting activity with Karen’s Krafts 4 Kids and live music.

Rain or shine, free admission and pet friendly!

For additional information, call (310) 328-6107 or visit the website at http://www.torranceantiquefaire.com/.

The Torrance Antique Street Faire is located at 1317 Sartori Avenue in downtown Torrance.

Midnight in Macau

December 31, 2018

Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach presents Midnight in Macau on Monday, December 31 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Ring in the New Year with a night of unforgettable celebrations and entertainment at Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach. This one-of-kind experience will make you feel like you’ve been transported to one of the most glamorous cities in the world. Feast on traditional Chinese inspired hors-d’oeuvres and decadent desserts and ring in the New Year with your very own split of champagne at midnight. Chef Graham Norton will be serving up a celebratory menu you will not want to miss. Multiple premium cash bars will also be available.

The evening’s celebrations include a variety of entertainment including casino tables and music that will keep you on the dance floor all night long.The headlining act will be announced later this month.

This New Year’s Eve party sells out every year, so buy your tickets before they’re gone.

Early Bird tickets are $95 per person. After December 25, $125 per person. For bottle service and VIP lounge reservations, call 310-469-3466.

Countdown to Carnival

December 31, 2018

Shade Hotel Redondo Beach presents Countdown to Carnival on Monday, December 31 from 8 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Ring in the New Year with a night of unforgettable celebrations and entertainment overlooking the marina and ocean. Feast on traditional Brazilian inspired hors d’oeuvres and decadent desserts while ringing in the New Year with your very own split of champagne at midnight. Executive Chef Aaron Robbins will be serving up a tantalizing menu to celebrate the night right.

The evening’s celebrations include a variety of live music including the sounds and Latin flavor that will keep you on the dance floor all night long. The headlining act will be announced later this month. Four premium cash bars will be available on both event levels including top shelf selections. Some bars showcase 24 beers on tap for the widest selection possible. This New Year’s Eve party sells out every year so buy your tickets before they’re gone!

If you are experiencing difficulty completing a purchase, please call the Guest Service team for assistance at 310.921.8940. For bottle service and dinner reservations at Sea Level Restaurant, call 310.921.8950.

New Year’s Eve Celebration @ Pier Plaza

December 31, 2018

New Year's Celebration @ Pier PlazaThe Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau hosts the annual New Year’s Eve Celebration at Pier Plaza on Monday, December 31 beginning at 8 p.m.

The festivities feature two countdowns to the new year. The first countdown takes place at 9 p.m. with the ball drop from Times Square in New York City being shown live on a 9 x 12 video screen. The second countdown at midnight features our very own ball drop – an 8-foot beach ball – as Hermosa Beach rings in the new year with the West Coast.

Lou Giovannetti and His “BIG” Big Band will be the featured performers. Inspired by Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and their swing contemporaries, Lou and his musicians perform iconic standards of the American big-band era. Along with special guests, they appear on the main stage at Pier Plaza from 8 p.m. until midnight.

Ring in 2019 @ Hey 19 Public House

December 31, 2018

Ring in 2019 @ Hey 19 on Monday, December 31 from 8 a.m to 2 p.m. with Aurico!

The evening includes a 3 course meal and includes a bottle of Campo Viejo Brut or Rose (upgrade to GH Mumm or Pierre Juliet for an additional $50).

Soup or Salad Course | Cheese Course | Choice of Entree: Coq Au Vin, Deconstructed Beef Bourguignon, Moules Frite or Ratatouille. Dinner for two is $119 (plus $8.88 fee).

New Years Eve Ball

December 31, 2018

Berry Bly Productions presents the New Years Eve Ball on Monday, December 31 beginning at 9 p.m. at Alta House.

The event features several dance floors, multiple DJs, state of the art production, complimentary party favors and a champagne toast at midnight.

General admission tickets are $40, VIP tickets are $100. Tables start at $400.

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

Alta House is located at 1301 Manhattan Avenue, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Activities for January

January 1 – 31, 2019

PVPLC Pelican Cove Nature WalkThe Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy offers a calendar full of special activities and monthly events.

For additional information and registration, visit the website at https://pvplc.org/ or call (310) 541-7613.

Here’s what’s on tap for January:

Special Events

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Two Showings: January 13th at the Warner Grand Theatre, San Pedro and January 27th, 4 pm at West High School, Torrance. The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is proud to present an exciting selection of adventurous and inspirational films about nature.

First Friday

January 4, 2018

First-Fridays-in-Riviera-VillageRiviera Village presents First Friday on January 4, from 5 to 8 p.m.

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 various locations 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/.

Yoga on the Octagon @ Redondo Pier

January 12, 2019

Yoga-on-the-OctagonThe Redondo Pier Association hosts FREE Yoga on the Octagon the second Saturday of each month (January 12) from 10 to 11 a.m.

Everyone is welcome to attend and take part in this all level yoga class where the International Boardwalk meets the Redondo Beach Pier (the octagon below Kincaid’s). Participants should bring a yoga mat, towel and bottled water.

For additional information, visit the website at http://www.redondopier.com/events/.

The Redondo Beach Pier is located at 100 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277.

Shade Hotels Wedding Festival

January 13, 2019

Shade Luxury Boutique Hotels will host the annual Wedding Festival on Sunday, January 13 from Noon to 6 p.m. at both hotel locations.

It will be an amazing afternoon of champagne, food, and fun while exploring what the quintessential SHADE WEDDINGS are all about! Here’s your chance to see what BOTH Shade locations have to offer, with unique experiences that will set them apart. Shade will be offering exciting booking incentives and special packaging prices only available to festival guests looking to have their future event at one of these properties!

Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K Run/Walk

February 3, 2019

Super-Bowl-Sunday-10KThe Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K Run/Walk on Sunday, February 3.

Join more than 9,000 race enthusiasts at the South Bay’s biggest Super Bowl event! Now in its 38 year, the Super Bowl Sunday 10K is a terrific way to celebrate the biggest day in American sports.

Enjoy the picturesque sites of Redondo Beach – the Pacific Ocean, the Redondo Beach Pier, the Marina in King Harbor and the Wyland whale mural – as you make your way along the race route. The ocean breeze, salt air and mild temperatures make for perfect winter running conditions.

An Evening with Henry Winkler

February 9, 2019

The Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation presents An Evening with Henry Winkler:In Conversation with Comedian Carol Leifer on Saturday, February 9 at 8 p.m.

Get behind-the-scenes info on all of Henry Winkler’s iconic roles in both TV and film. Learn about his 40 year career in show business from the man himself. A fun and in-depth conversation with TV legend Henry Winkler, chronicling his 40 year show business career. From playing the iconic “Fonz” on “Happy Days,” to “Arrested Development,” to his countless film roles, to travelling the world on NBC’s “Better Late Than Never,” to winning an Emmy this year for his role on HBO’s “Barry.”

Friendship Bowl

March 9, 2019

Friendship BowlWalk With Sally presents the Friendship Bowl on Saturday, March 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at Palos Verdes Bowl.

Ready, set, STRIKE! The Friendship Bowl is Walk With Sally’s high-energy spring fundraiser!

Round up your families, friends, kids, moms, dads, grandparents, teens, schools, corporations, teachers, bankers, florists, pastors, coaches, cops, doctors, nurses, dentists, neighbors and EVERYONE you know to help Walk With Sally raise funds for children impacted by cancer. Bowl as an individual or with a team.

The event promises to be fun, interactive and hilarious! It’s great for the entire family, an opportunity for some friendly competition, and it’s a fun team building exercise for the office, too.

Last, but certainly not least, don’t forget about the costume contest. There will be celebrity judges making the rounds to determine which team will win the elusive Most Spirited prize. So, get your team together, figure out your costume theme, and get creative.

Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle

Ticket Purchase Deadline: April 26, 2019 @ Midnight (PDT)

Dream-House-RaffleCalifornia’s first and longest running house raffle is back – the 2019 Palos Verdes Dream House Raffle!

A Midcentury Modern Estate in Pasadena, CA – or $5,000,000 – is just a $150 raffle ticket away for the lucky winner of the 2019 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.

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