Spotlight: Boards Across Hermosa coming ashore
Leadership Hermosa Beach Class of Sbobet 2022 is wrapping up its city-wide Boards Across Hermosa exhibit with a treasure hunt. Surfboards decorated by local artists are on display at businesses around town. For a chance to win prizes in the treasure hunt, snap and post on Instagram photos of designate boards you spot with #boardsacrosshermosa. Tag the business and artist if possible and that’s it — you’re entered to win daily prizes. Those who post the most are entered into a raffle for the grand prizes, which range from a pearl necklace to a $250 gift card to Stanton House. The treasure hunt is underway and continues through Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. Maps are available at the Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce, 120 Pier Ave. The leadership class is also auctioning off the surfboards. The auction and the Boards Across Hermosa exhibit end June 1. To place a bid, go to https://zoomgive.com/6289/c/BAH2022.
Thursday, May 26
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The Redondo Beach Certified Farmers Market is every Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at George Freeth Way and Veterans Park West. For more information, call 310-372-1171, ext. 2252.
Friday, May 27
Smarty Pants Storytime
Enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while learning school readiness skills. For children ages 2 to 5. The storytime is at 11 a.m. online. To register, go to the Teens & Kids section at lacountylibrary.org and click on Virtual Programming.
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Hermosa Beach Rotary hosts a Certified Farmers Market every Friday, noon to 4 p.m., at 1035 Valley Drive.
Saturday, May 28
Fiesta Hermosa returns Memorial Day weekend. It opens Saturday, May 28 and runs through Monday, May 30. There will be some changes this year. For one thing, there will be three nights of music on the beach. For more information, go to fiestahermosa.org.
Plein air event
To promote the upcoming CA 101 art exhibition, organizers will be holding a plein air paint-out from 9 a.m.-noon in front of the Redondo Beach Historic Library in Veterans Park, 309 Esplanade. Artists will be able to paint the library, the large fig tree on the grounds, the ocean, the Redondo Beach Pier and more. CA 101 will be held at the historic library. It opens Sept. 2. For more information, email Claudia Kazachinsky at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Los Angeles Ballet
Los Angeles Ballet will perform “The Sleeping Beauty” at 7:30 p.m. at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach. For tickets, go to losangelesballet.org.
Sunday, May 29
Farmers Market 90277
The Riviera Village Certified Farmers Market in Redondo Beach is open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sundays. For more information, go to rivieravillagefarmersmarket.com.
Monday, May 30
Memorial Day observance
Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes will host its annual Memorial Day observance from 10-11:30 a.m. The park is located at 27501 S. Western Ave. For more information, call 310-521-4460.
Memorial Day ceremony
Community members are invited to a Memorial Day ceremony scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial at Veterans Park, 309 Esplanade, Redondo Beach. There will be reflections and remembrances, commentary and honors to all those who served and gave their lives in war. The keynote speaker is Capt. Rebecca E. Ore of the U.S. Coast Guard. The ceremony will be followed by a barbecue hosted by the Redondo Elks Lodge #1378, 315 Esplanade. The barbecue is free to veterans and members of the military, police officers and firefighters. A $5 donation is requested from all other guests.
Thursday, June 2
Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo is celebrating PRIDE this June with screenings of LGBTQIA+ hits. The lineup is “To Wong Foo” on June 2, “The Birdcage” on June 9, “Rocketman” on June 16 and “The Wizard of Oz” on June 23. The movies will be shown at varying times at 1310 E. Franklin Ave., El Segundo. Tickets range from $19.50-$26.50. For more information, go to rooftopcinemaclub.com/los-angeles/venue/el-segundo.
PADA, the Photographic and Digital Artists group, is returning to The Loft in San Pedro for an exhibition with new works by 20 of its members. The exhibit opens on June 2 from 5-8 p.m., coinciding with San Pedro’s First Thursday Art Walk. An opening reception is scheduled for June 4 from 3-7 p.m. The exhibition will be open for July’s First Thursday Art Walk on July 7 from 5-8 p.m., as well as on July 9 from 3-6 p.m. The Loft is located at 401 Mesa St. For more information, email Yumi at email@example.com.
Students at Our Lady of Guadalupe in El Segundo will perform “Seusical the Musical Jr.” at 7 p.m. on June 3 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on June 4 at the El Segundo Performing Arts Center, 640 Main St. Tickets are $10 and are available at https://ourladyofguadalupeschool.org/product/seussical-the-musical/.
RUHS pancake breakfast
The Redondo Union High School football program will hold a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon on June 4 at Sea Hawk Stadium. This year’s event will include a co-ed flag football tournament, with proceeds benefiting not only the boys football program, but also the girls flag football team and the RUHS cheer squad. Tickets are $10 per person and include eggs, sausage, pancakes and choice of milk or orange juice. No charge for children 3 and under. Tickets are available from any RUHS football player, girls flag football player and cheerleader or by visiting tinyurl.com/2aud9dv3.
The L.A. WineFest is 2-6 p.m. on June 4 and 1-5 p.m. on June 5 at Harry Bridges Memorial Park, 1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach. The festival will have hundreds of wines and craft brews, as well as lifestyle exhibitors, a variety of food trucks and live music. For tickets and more information, go to lawinefest.com.
Street Fair & Music Festival
The 34th annual Palos Verdes Street Fair & Music Festival, featuring beer and wine, food, artisans, vendors, entertainment and carnival rides, is set for June 10-12. The hours are 4-10 p.m. on June 10 (carnival only), 10 a.m.-10 p.m. on June 11 and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. on June 12. It will be held at 501 Deep Valley Drive, Rolling Hills Estates. Free admission, free parking and free entertainment. Carnival tickets available online at palosverdesstreetfair.com.
South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society
Tom Glavich, a long time grower and propagator of succulent plants, is the featured speaker at the South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society’s June meeting. Glavich will talk about the similarities and differences of the Euphorbia species. His presentation will include a look at mutant forms. He’ll also demonstrate how to cultivate and propagate Euphorbias. The meeting is 1 p.m. on June 11 at South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Estates. For more information, go to southcoastcss.org.
Elks Lodge pancake breakfast
Elks Lodge #1378 will hold a pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on June 12. Tickets are $8, with all proceeds benefiting veterans programs. Pre-sale tickets are available at the lodge, 315 Esplanade, Redondo Beach, by calling 310-372-8488 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Lodge hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
Master chorale concert
Los Cancioneros Master Chorale will perform “Music from Across the Pond” at 7 p.m. on June 12 at Armstrong Theater, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. The concert features works by Gilbert & Sullivan, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more. General admission is $35 and $20 for students. Free parking. For tickets, call Diana at 310-779-3072, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call the theater box office 310-781-7171 or go to LCMasterChorale.com.
Hermosa Beach Pride
Save the date. The second annual Hermosa Beach Pride is set for June 25. Details pending.
Peninsula Symphony concert
The Peninsula Symphony will perform works by Chopin, Tchaikovsky and John Tower at its Kenneth and Eileen Norris Foundation Concert on June 26. The concert, featuring guest conductor David Cubek and 2020 Knox Competition winner pianist Mi-Hyun Suh, is at 7 p.m. at the Redondo Union High School Auditorium, 1 Sea Hawk Way, Redondo Beach. Admission is free. For more information, call the symphony office at 310-544-0320, email email@example.com or go Pensym.org. ER