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Beach Jan 2018


B E A C H CAL ENDAR Photos by over 20 Easy Reader staff and contributing photographers will be on exhibit at the Hermosa Beach Historical Museum through June. Opening reception Friday Jan. 26, 6 p.m. 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Pictured above: Pier Plaza arrest, July 13, 2008 by Patrick Fallon. January 19-21 MB Sidewalk sale Downtown Manhattan Beach Sidewalk Sale. For more information visit DowntownManhattan Saturday, January 20 Hermosa book sale The Hermosa Beach Friends of the Library Book Sale is 9 a.m. - noon. 1181 Bard Ave., Hermosa Beach, behind Stars Antiques. For information call (310) 379-8475 or visit Underwater Parks Day Learn about Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Southern California that went into effect January 2012. These areas help protect fish and kelp forests. Speakers, presentations, interactive activities and handouts. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive, San Pedro. For information call (310) 548- 7562 or visit Rock the garden The South Coast Botanic Garden offer live and recorded music throughout the 87-acre gardens and hiking paths. Heather Hero Roberts performs Jan. 20 and The Skinny Ties perform Jan. 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Rose Garden. Adults $9, seniors $6, children $4. For more information visit Adios Richard Cannery Row Studios presents Richard Stephens’ closing reception at the Loft. 1 - 5 p.m. 401 South Mesa Street, San Pedro. (310) 291-5316. Water and Wood Nearly 100 local artists and photographers will exhibit their work at the Hermosa Beach Artists Collective tonight through Jan. 27. Tonight’s opening reception begins at 4 p.m. 618 Cypress Ave., Hermosa Beach. For more information visit HBArtist- 6 Easy Reader / Beach magazine • January 18, 2018 Magical Soiree Woman’s Club of Redondo Beach, Outback Steakhouse and Balboa Wealth Partners present Magical Soiree, an evening of music, magic and dancing benefitting RUHS Student Scholarships. 6 - 10 p.m. Woman’s Club of Redondo Beach, 400 S. Broadway, Redondo Beach. $65. To purchase, call (310) 713-4063. Sunday, January 21 Yo-Yo classic Professional yo-yo artists show off their tricks at the annual Bill Liebowitz Yo-Yo Classic. Free. 3 - 9 p.m. George Nakano Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. For more info: or check out their Facebook page: Bill Liebowitz Classic Yo-Yo contest. Thomas Fire benefit Saint Rocke hosts a benefit concert for Thomas Fire victims featuring Jason Ferg and Awdiv Band. $10/$15. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets available at 142 Pacific Coast Highway, Hermosa Beach Monday, January 22 Beginning drawing Manhattan Beach artist Ray Patrick offers a beginning drawing class for teens and adults. Free. 6 - 8 p.m. Manhattan Beach Library, 1320 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach. Contact Melissa McCollum at (310) 545-8595 or STEAM: e-Gloves Ever wondered how your smartphone senses your touch through your new gloves? Make your own gloves compatible with the cold and touch screen devices. Ages: 18+. Free. 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Hermosa Beach Library, 550 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Call Kathleen Sullivan for questions at (310) 379-8475. BCHD parent group Families Connected Parent Chat, presented through a partnership between South Bay Families Connected and Beach Cities Health District, is a free support group open to all parents. The session will be led by a licensed professional from the Thelma McMillen Center at Torrance Memorial Medical Center and provides an opportunity to discuss shared parenting challenges. 10 - 11 a.m. Beach Cities Health District, 514 N. Prospect Ave., #102, Redondo Beach. Visit for more information. Tuesday, January 23 Your blood is needed January is National Blood Donor Month and the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types. Please donate. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Manhattan Beach Farmers Market, 326 13th Street, Manhattan Beach. For questions and information call 1-(800)- 733-2767 or visit Wednesday, January 24 Bingo in Hermosa Join in for a free night of Bingo with special needs young adults of the Friendship Foundation. Make new friends and lasting bonds while playing Bingo and enjoying dinner. 4:30 - 6 p.m. Hermosa Five-O Senior Activity Center, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. For questions call (310) 318- 0280 or visit Friday, January 26 Easy Reader exhibit The Hermosa Beach Historical Society hosts an exhibit featuring photos by over 20 Easy Reader staff and contributing photographers, from 2000 to 2017. 6 p.m. Hermosa Beach Historical Museum, 710 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach. Exhibit continues through June. For more information call the museum at (310) 318-9421 or Easy Reader at (310) 372-4611. Saturday, January 27 Community Garage Sale Over 100 homes are expected to participate in the Hermosa Beach citywide garage sale. 7 a.m. - noon. throughout town. Garage sale kits $10, available at Easy Reader. For more information or to register your sale:, Georgia Moe at, or Leeanne Singleton at South Bay Chili Cook-off The Manhattan Beach Fire Department hosts its annual chili cook-off featuring offerings from dozens of the area’s top restaurant and personal chefs. $25. Under 8 free. Tickets at Light Gate Sunset Twice a year the sunset aligns perfectly through the Light Gate keyhole in front of the Manhattan Beach library. 5:20 to 6 p.m. 14th Street and Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach. Sunday, January 28 Whale Fiesta Marking the start of Pacific gray whale annual migration to Mexico. Over 20 marine life organizations provide information to bring awareness and protection to these animals. Highlight is the “Great Duct Tape Whale Contest,” where model whales are created by all ages. Other activities include face painting, music, and marine mammal-related arts and craft projects, puppet show and passport contest for fabulous prizes. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Dr., San Pedro. Free. (310) 548-7562 or Blood for life One pint of blood can save up to three lives. Donate from 12 - 6 p.m. at the Clark Building, 861 Valley Dr., Hermosa Beach. Incentives included a choice of a Starbucks gift card, coupon for a pint of Baskin & Robbins Ice Cream or a T-shirt. (310) 406-5907. Wild & Scenic Film Fest The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy host adventurous and inspirational films about nature. Film selections provide an encouraging look at the worldwide interest in land conservation. 4 p.m. Hermosa Beach Community Theater, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Purchase tickets by calling (310) 541-7613, at the door for $15, and online at for $10. Saturday, Feb 3 Health and Fitness Expo Get ready for tomorrow’s Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K by visiting the booths of hundreds of athletic vendors in the Redondo Beach Seaside Lagoon. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 6 to 11 a.m. 200 Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach. Sunday, Feb. 4 Super Bowl 10k/5K One of the nation’s largest, longest running 10Ks features elite runners chased by baby buggies and runners in costume, followed by the Michelob Ultra Post Race hospitality area (read beer garden). Presented by King Harbor Association. Custom awards presented to the top three male and female finishers in each category. $30 (5K), $35 (10K) and $10 (Kids Run). To register visit B

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