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Peninsula People Feb 2018

Night in Old Cuba

Night in Old Cuba Cuban-style food, casino games, music, dancing, piano bar, cigar lounge, live and silent auction, opportunity drawing, no host bar. Dress casual or Caribbean style. Tickets $95 through February 9; $100 at the door. Presented by Temple Emet. At the Automobile Driving Museum, 610 Lairport St., El Segundo, 6 - 10 p.m. Contact Karen Greenberg at 310-266-7567 or kgreenberg@socal.rr.com. Sleeping Beauty Get swept into a world of kings, queens, fairy godmothers and storybook creatures, as the treasured tale of Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping Beauty” comes alive for two performances only at the Norris Theatre. With exquisite costumes and a lavish set, the production includes more than 30 distinguished dancers from the nationally acclaimed Atlantic City Ballet, and features special appearances by fairy tale favorites Puss-In-Boots and Little Red Riding Hood. Performances are 8 p.m. and February 11 at 2 p.m. Tickets $45 for ages 17 and under, $55 for ages 18 and over. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 310-544-0403 or visit palosverdesperformingarts.com. 27570 Norris Center Drive, Rolling Hills Estates. Tuesday, Feb. 13 Shrove Tuesday St. John Fisher's Women's Council will hold its annual luncheon in Barrett Hall. Guest speakers include a priest and two residents from Homeboy Industries, a gang intervention program located in Boyle Heights. $25. Refreshments at 10 a.m., speakers at 11 a.m., lunch at noon. 5446 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. For information call Gail Capers at 310-377-6164. Thursday, Feb. 15 South Coast Rose Society Monthly meeting. Social hour begins at 7 p.m. with refreshments. Speaker is being kept secret because it’s so special. The public is welcome and for further information, please see them on Facebook! South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula. Friday, February 16 Beauty and the Beast “Be our Guest,” and experience the enchantment of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” live on stage at the Norris Theatre, weekends through February 25. Presented by the highly-acclaimed youth theatre program, the Palos Verdes Performing Arts Conservatory. Show times for the student-cast production are 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, as well as a 2 p.m. show on Saturday, eventcalendar February 24. Tickets are $15 for ages 17 and under, $30 for ages 18 and over. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 310-544-0403 or visit palosverdesperformingarts.com. 27570 Norris Center Drive in Rolling Hills Estates. Saturday, February 17 Outdoor Volunteer Day At White Point Nature Preserve, 9 a.m. – noon. Help beautify the native demonstration garden and surrounding habitat. 1600 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro. Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com. Guided Nature Walk Visit White Point Nature Preserve and attend a naturalist-guided hike. Enjoy coastal views and learn more about the plants, animals, restoration area and more! 9 a.m. 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. Meet at the information kiosk between parking lot and Nature Center. For more information call (310) 541-7613 or RSVP at: www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities. Sunday, February 18 Peninsula Symphony Celebrate the symphony’s 51st season. Doors open at 6 p.m. Pre-concert lecture by Maestro Berkson (members only) at 6:15 p.m., followed at 7 p.m. 50 Peninsula PeopleFebruary 2018

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