Things to do in the Long Beach and South Bay areas September 9-15 – Press Telegram
Jazz Concert CA-101: The CA 101 Art Exhibit continues with a sunset jazz concert, including drinks and appetizers, from 6-8 p.m. at the historic Redondo Beach Library, 309 Esplanade. The art exhibit, organized by Friends of Redondo Beach Arts, will continue until September 18. friendsredondobeacharts.org.
Ner Tamid Congregation Open Day: Congregation Ner Tamid invites the public to meet its staff and members at its open house at 5721 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. Children are welcome. Events include a bouncy house and pasta bar from 5-6pm, followed by a Shabbat service from 6-7pm and a BBQ with Israeli dancing from 7-9pm. Free for potential members. For questions, email [email protected] or call 310-377-6986.
Full moon yoga at Terranea: Yoga enthusiasts of all levels are invited to a night session at Terranea Resor under the full moon. Guests are encouraged to bring a yoga mat and a $20 donation to support a local non-profit organization. The Terranea Resort is located at 100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes. terranea.com.
” The revolutionaries ” : Presented by Studio Theater, Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday-October 1. $20, $24. lbplayhouse.org.
Day at the beach: Presented by the PS I Love You Foundation. 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Manhattan Beach between Sixth and Eighth Streets. The day will provide approximately 300 underserved children with a day of fun and friendship with games, boogie boarding and other activities. Pre-registration is required to improve the safety of young participants, mentors and volunteers. $40 for entry. psiloveyoufoundation.org.
Author’s presentation on assisted dying: Alison Clay-Duboff will talk about love, grief and chronicling the journey with her terminally ill husband who chose his own exit in his book, “Medical Aid in Dying.” 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Redondo Beach Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
Redondo Beach Kiwanis Fair: Organized by the Redondo Beach Kiwanis Club. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. East side of Anderson Park, 3007 Vail Ave. Free game and craft stalls, live music, and tours of the police and fire departments. The event also supports a local food bank, so donations of non-perishable food items are encouraged. redondokiwanis.com.
“The Improvisation of Autumn”: Presented by April’s Fools Comedy Improv Troupe. At the Pier Avenue Second Story Theater, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10; $8 for seniors. 310-318-1705 or buy tickets online at AprilsFoolsImprov.com.
Music x Flowers: The South Coast Botanic Garden is launching Music x Flowers, a series of events that amplify African-American voices in floriculture. At 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. The day program runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include yoga, guided meditations, and flower arrangements by local artists. Free for garden members and $15 for non-members. The evening festivities run from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for guests over 21 ($45 members/$55 non-members), with music, fashion, and drinks. southcoastbotanicgarden.org.
I dig tree planting in Long Beach: At Recreation Park, 4900 E. Seventh St., Long Beach. Bandshell to plant 100 trees. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Trees and tools will be provided. 562-570-5221.
Long Beach Republican Women Federated: Soo Yoo, 67th State Assembly District candidate. 9 a.m. Buffet breakfast. $30 members, $35 non-members. The Grand, 4101 E. Willow St., Long Beach. [email protected] or 562-433-8996.
9/11 Crown Ceremony: The City of Hermosa Beach will be providing flowers for the public to place at their memorial as a mark of respect to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Meet at 1:15 p.m. at the memorial site near the Beltline greenery and Pier Avenue at Hermosa Beach.
Belmont Shore Car Show: 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Second Street from Livingston Drive to Bayshore in Long Beach. Free to attend.
Palos Verdes Farmer’s Market: Support local schools and shop for freshly grown produce, flowers and more at the Farmer’s Market, every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market is located at 27118 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates.
School Board Candidates Forum: The Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum for PVPUSD board candidates, 7-9 p.m., at Hesse Park, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes.
Bixby Park Oldies but Goodies Sing-a-longs: 11 a.m. at Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave., Long Beach. [email protected]
Stories at Miraleste Library: Join the librarian and some friendly puppets for fun songs, stories, and dances, 10:15-10:45 a.m. A weekly recurring event recommended for children ages 2-4 and their caregivers at Miraleste Library, 29089 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Greens.
Documentary by Patti Astor: Hosted by the Hermosa Beach Museum, 6:00 pm reception and 7:00 pm screening of “The True Story of Patti Astor”. Astor was a well-known New York City activist and icon of the arts community from the 1960s through the 80s. Tickets are $10. The museum and community theater are at 710 Pier Ave. Tickets are $10; bit.ly/3KWGgJT.
Cooking for better health: Cancer Support Community South Bay presents the second in a three-part series of Zoom workshops led by Pam Braun, former chef and author of the “Anti-Cancer Cookbook”. Braun will share his extensive research, focusing on what we should and shouldn’t eat to help reduce cancer risk. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To attend this free workshop, visit CSCSouthBay.org and select the online schedule.
“The Drowning Girls”: Presented by Garage Théâtre. 8 p.m. from Thursday to Saturday until September 24. 251 E. Seventh Street, Long Beach. Tickets $25; $18 for students, seniors, military. Buy your tickets online at thegaragetheatre.org or at the box office 30 minutes before the curtain.
Love Blankets: Weekly knit/crochet baby blankets for those in need in the Los Angeles area. Joslyn Center, 1601 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach. Thursdays, 2-4 p.m., coversoflovesouthbay.com.
NAMI South Bay: Family and peer support groups for mental illness are meeting virtually right now. For more information on times and dates, visit namisouthbay.com or email Paul Stansbury at [email protected]
South Bay Children’s Choir: Limited places available. If interested, email [email protected]
Yarn Angels South Bay: Currently it does not hold meetings, but the group continues to crochet, knit, quilt and sew for seven local charities. New members and donations are welcome. 310-830-2190 or yarnangels.wixsite.com/yarnangelssouthbay.
Palos Verdes High School 60th Class Reunion: From September 9 to 11. Dinner and socializing at Red Onion Restaurant, 736 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 4 p.m., Sept. 9. Party/dinner for the first four PVHS courses at Dee Cook Keese starting at 4 p.m., Sept. 10. Picnic at PVHS starting at 11:30 a.m., Sept. 11. $75. The deadline for checks is September 1. Include your class year and make the check payable to Dee Keese. Send to Dee Cook Keese: 26750 Eastvale Road, Palos Verdes Peninsula.
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