2023 Community Art Show Artist’s Reception/Awards: Presented by Palos Verdes Library District. Peninsula Center Library Foyer, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 7-8:30 p.m. 310-377-9584, ext. 237, tinyurl.com/585jmxzx.
Death Wish: Presented by See_It_On_16mm. Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. 8 p.m. $15. tinyurl.com/566r6vv2.
Dive into Parenting: With Help Me Grow LA. Presented by Long Beach Public Library. Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library, 5870 Atlantic Ave. Noon-1 p.m. 562-570-5644, tinyurl.com/yxwvpdy5.
Friday Fun: “Explore Gravity.” Presented by Palos Verdes Library District. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 4-5 p.m. 310-377-9584, ext. 600, tinyurl.com/4zu6hdfj.
Lectures with Lianne: Featuring Russ Giguere from The Association. Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. 4 p.m. tinyurl.com/5cfjk3pz.
3rd Annual Community Fair: Presented by Redondo Beach Kiwanis Club. Anderson Park, 3007 Vail Ave. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. tinyurl.com/2d672vsw.
75th Annual Diamond Celebration: Presented by Jewish Long Beach and Alpert Jewish Community Center. Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Jewish Long Beach Campus, 3801 E. Willow St. 6:30 p.m. tinyurl.com/tnm5pmba.
248th Anniversary of the United States Marine Corp: Presented by the Montford Point Marines. The Grand, 4101 E. Willow St., Long Beach. 6-10 p.m. $100.
An Evening with Amy Sedaris: Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E. Atherton St., Long Beach. 8 p.m. $55. 562-985-7000, tinyurl.com/ypddd7ex.
Auditions: “Private Lives,” a comedy by Noel Coward. Presented by Kentwood Players. Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Also 7-10 p.m. Nov. 12. Invitation-only callbacks, 7 p.m. Nov. 13. tinyurl.com/2etysys5.
Autumn Fest: Presented by Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $29.95-$44.95. 562-590-3100, tinyurl.com/5n74bs24.
Broadway Rox: Presented by Palos Verdes Performing Arts. Norris Theatre, 27570 Norris Center Drive, Rolling Hills Estates. 8 p.m. $65 and up. 310-544-0403, ext. 221, tinyurl.com/58z2hv6p.
California Writers Club of Long Beach: “Yes! You Can Traditionally Publish Without an Agent,” featuring Dr. Pat Spencer. Los Altos United Methodist Church, 5950 E. Willow St., Long Beach. 3-5 p.m. calwriterslongbeach.org.
Celebration of Art: Presented by The Artists’ Studio of Palos Verdes. Palos Verdes Art Center Atrium, 5504 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Also 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 12. tinyurl.com/32cvarh5.
Holiday Pup Crawl: Presented by 2nd & PCH. Seaport Way, 6400 Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach. Noon-4 p.m. tinyurl.com/ykt8wpv8.
Native Plant Sales: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. George F Canyon, 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. 310-541-7613, tinyurl.com/4zb4c6jm.
Nature Walk: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro. 9 a.m. 310-541-7613, tinyurl.com/ykv4tnbu.
Pacific Standard Time/Jazz and Tonic: Presented by Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Daniel Recital Hall, 1250 N. Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach. 3 and 7:30 p.m. $5-$20. 562-985-7000, bitly.ws/Zzts, tinyurl.com/5e6pfxfd.
Spoken Word/Spoken Art Series: Poetry Jam with Mike the Poet and friends. Presented by Long Beach Public Library. Billie Jean King Main Library, 200 W. Broadway. 3-4:30 p.m. 562-570-6729, tinyurl.com/59x6mz68.
The Greasy Strangler/Death Toilet 5: Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. 8-11:59 p.m. $15. tinyurl.com/5eucdxzn.
Veterans Day Celebration: Presented by Carson. Veterans Park, 22400 Moneta Ave. 10 a.m.-noon. 310-847-3570.
Veterans Day Tribute: Presented by Veterans Memorial Task Force and Redondo Beach Elks Lodge No. 1378. Veterans Memorial in Veterans Park, 309 The Esplanade. 1 p.m. rbveteransmemorial.com.
Wandering Jews Hike: Saturday afternoon hikes in Palos Verdes. Most hikes are easy or moderate, take 1-2 hours, and start at 2:15 p.m. Some are followed by potluck dinners. Adults, kids, seniors and dogs are welcome. Information: email@example.com.
Wreath Dedication: Presented by El Redondo and Point Vicente Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Green Hills Memorial Park flag pole, 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes. 11 a.m.
Yuko Mabuchi Trio: Presented by Palos Verdes Library District. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 1-2 p.m. 310-377-9584, ext. 215, tinyurl.com/d5tpy4vc.
Creative Communal: Presented by 2nd & PCH. Seaport Way, 6400 Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. tinyurl.com/mryyzp83.
Piano Showcase: Presented by Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Daniel Recital Hall, 1250 N. Bellflower Blvd. 4 p.m. $5-$20. 562-985-7000, tinyurl.com/5e6pfxfd.
PV Democrats: Featuring guest speaker Jonathan Zasloff, professor of law at the UCLA School of Law. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 2:30-4:30 p.m. To register for zoom link, visit pvpdemocrats.org.
South Coast Cactus and Succulent Society: “Oaxaca, Mexico,” featuring Steven Frieze. South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. 1 p.m. southcoastcss.org.
Stunt Dog Experience: Presented by Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation. James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive. 2 and 6 p.m. $23-$33. 310-781-7171, tinyurl.com/mr22j7rz.
Symphonic Jazz Orchestra: Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E. Atherton St., Long Beach. 6 p.m. 562-985-7000, tinyurl.com/2akped2f.
Veterans Day Celebration: Presented by St. Isidore Historical Plaza, 10961 Reagan St., Los Alamitos. 2-5 p.m. 562-569-9918.
Women’s Circle Group: Redondo Beach for Spiritual Living, 907 Knob Hill Ave. 12:30 p.m. 310-540-5080, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beginner’s Tango Class: Tango San Pedro, 601 W. Eighth St., San Pedro. 7-8 p.m. 310-902-8503, tangosanpedro.com.
Conversational Spanish: Presented by Peninsula Seniors. Scriba Family Center, 602 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 310, Rolling Hills Estates. 2-3 p.m. RSVP to 310-377-3003, tinyurl.com/29radeyr.
Coastline A Cappella Ensemble: Presented by Bob Cole Conservator of Music. Daniel Recital Hall, 1250 N. Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach. 7:30 p.m. $5-$20. 562-985-7000, tinyurl.com/5e6pfxfd.
Discovery Film Series: “USA Extreme 50 Days, 50 States, 50 Challenges.” El Camino College Marsee Auditorium, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd. 3 and 7:30 p.m. $14-$16.
Honoring Veterans: Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 3-4:30 p.m.
Lego Club: Redondo Beach Public Library, Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tickets required. Get your tickets at the children’s reference desk 15 minutes before the start of the program. Limit of 40 individuals. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/library.
Long Beach Amateur Orchid Society: St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church Hall, 6201 Willow St., Long Beach. 7 p.m.
Social Hour: With Beach Cities Health District care manager Charlotte Barnett. Joslyn Center Sunset Room, 1601 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach. 2-3 p.m.
South Bay Camera Club Meeting: Larry Cowles, Managing Editor of the Photographic Society of America, will review digital images. Torrance Airport Administration Building, 3301 Airport Drive. 7 p.m. sbccphotos.org.
Welcome Orientation (virtual): Presented by Cancer Support Community South Bay. 1-2:30 p.m. To register, visit CSCSouthBay.org and select the online calendar. Information: Carla Bick, Cancer Support navigator, at Carla@CSCSouthbay.org.
Adult Book Discussion of the Month: “Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow,” by Gabrielle Zevin. Led by Senior Librarian, Erin Schoonover. Presented by Redondo Beach Public Library. 6:30-7:30 p.m. redondo.org/depts/library.
Chamber 101 (virtual): Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. 9-10 a.m. Register at tinyurl.com/4pmnr7ca.
Good Afternoon, Long Beach Networking: Featuring Courtney Chatterson of Long Beach. Presented by Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Parkers’ Lighthouse, 435 Shoreline Drive. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $25 for members/$35 for non-members. tinyurl.com/22tpev2d.
Native American Heritage Celebration: By Red Boy Production. Presented by Long Beach Public Library. Billie Jean King Main Library, 200 W. Broadway. 5-6 p.m. 562-570-6420, tinyurl.com/mr2prrry.
Overeaters Anonymous: First Christian Church, Room 9, 2930 El Dorado St., Torrance. 7:30 p.m. Call Jennifer at 310-529-5708.
South Bay Bridge Club: “Beginning Bridge Defense.” Presented by Linda MacKenzie. South Bay Bridge Club, 24100 Narbonne Ave., Lomita. 10 a.m.-noon. $15. 310-373-8166, email@example.com.
Teen Program: Hunger Games Escape Room for grades 6-12. Redondo Beach Public Library, North Branch, 2000 Artesia Blvd. 4-5 p.m., also Nov. 15. Limited to 30 individuals. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/library.
Virtual Happiness Chat: Presented by Beach Cities Health District. 12:30-1 p.m. Register at tinyurl.com/4a7cfvpk.
Yoga Class: Redondo Beach Center for Spiritual Living, 907 Knob Hill Ave. 11 a.m.-noon. $10. 310-540-5080, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bob Cole Conservatory Symphony Orchestra: Presented by Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E. Atherton St., Long Beach. 7:30 p.m. $5-$20. 562-985-7000, tinyurl.com/5e6pfxfd.
Drag Bingo: The Bungalow, 6400 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 200, Long Beach. 7:30 p.m. tinyurl.com/3e9y2xb6.
Long Beach Garden Club Meeting: “Sustainable Gardening Using Permaculture Principles.” St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church Hall, 6201 Willow St. 9:45 a.m.-noon. tinyurl.com/mr2edyda.
Responding to the War in Ukraine: A Conversation With Rev. Dr. Robert Gamble. Grace First Presbyterian Church, 3955 N. Studebaker Road, Long Beach. 6 p.m. RSVP to 562-420-3393, email@example.com.
The Reaping: Hunger Games Academy: Presented by Palos Verdes Library District. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 4-5 p.m. tinyurl.com/48u2pks5.
South Bay Film Society Showing: “Fallen Leaves.” AMC Rolling Hills, 2591 Airport Drive, Torrance. 7-8:25 p.m. 310-326-1167, southbayfilmsociety.com/events.
Toastmasters Club 280: Levy Torrance Adult School, 3420 W. 229th Place. 7 p.m. 310-532-1209.
Transgender, Non-binary, Gender Nonconforming Social Support Group: South Bay LGBTQ Center, 16610 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance. 7-9 p.m. 310-329-6550, tinyurl.com/3bw3cpr8.
Virtual Technology Clinic: Presented by Peninsula Seniors. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Register at tinyurl.com/z7285kyk.
Adoption/ Foster Care Orientation (virtual): Presented by Children’s Bureau. 4-5 p.m. 800-730-3933, Rfrecruitment@all4kids.org, tinyurl.com/2umbzt5p.
Children’s Craft: Redondo Beach Public Library, North Branch, 2000 Artesia Blvd. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Tickets required. Get your tickets at the children’s reference desk 15 minutes before the start of the program. Limit of 40 individuals. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/library.
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder: Presented by the Kentwood Players. Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave. 8 p.m. Nov. 10, 2 and 8 p.m. Nov. 11, and 2 p.m. Nov. 12. Runs through Dec. 9. $26-$30. 310-645-5156, tinyurl.com/mrxpvjah.
Blankets of Love: Weekly knitting/crocheting baby blankets for those in need in the L.A. area. Joslyn Center, 1601 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach. 3-5 p.m. Thursdays. blanketsoflovesouthbay.com.
Brass Rubbing Medieval Arts Center: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 525 E. Seventh St., Long Beach. $10-$15. Runs through Nov. 11. For times and dates, visit stlukeslb.org.
Children’s Choir: All little ones are invited to join Miss Ellen on Sunday mornings, 9:30-10 a.m. The Children’s Choir will prepare heartwarming pieces for Sunday worship and the enchanting melodies of Christmas Eve. Neighborhood Church Dennis Smith Hall, 415 Paseo del Mar, Room 104, Palos Verdes Estates. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: Peer-based support group for people dealing with mood disorders. Meetings are available on Zoom and in person. Contact Scott at 310-497-8801, email@example.com, or call Peggy at 310-548-3457. Information: dbsasouthbay.org.
Jane Austen’s Emma: Adapted by Michael Bloom. Directed by Lauren Velasco. Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage Theatre, 5021 Anaheim St. 8 p.m. Nov. 4. $35. Runs through Dec. 2. 562-494-1014, tinyurl.com/w2w8ccxw.
Meteor Shower: Written by Steve Martin. Directed by Stephanie Coltrin. Little Fish Theatre, 777 Centre St., San Pedro. 8 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11, and 2 p.m. Nov. 12. $20-$30. Runs through Nov. 26. 310-512-6030, tinyurl.com/bcjavhb8.
NAMI South Bay: Family and peer support groups for mental illness are meeting virtually at this time. For information on times and dates, visit namisouthbay.com or email Paul Stansbury at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rent: Music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre, 5021 Anaheim St. 8 p.m. Nov. 10 and 11, and 2 p.m. Nov. 12. $20-$30. Runs through Nov. 18. 562-494-1014, tinyurl.com/2tv8hnkx.
Social Skills Classes: For adolescents and young adults. Presented by We Are Team Us. Social weekly sessions, 4-5 p.m., Mondays. PEERS for Adolescents, 4-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays. Hermosa Beach Community Center, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. 424-241-0058, email@example.com. Information: weareteamus.com.
Volunteers: Help Torrance’s nonprofit facility to decorate Happy Hats for hospitalized children with cancer and other critical illnesses in South Bay Hospitals and Hospice. Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. Happy Hats for Kids in Hospitals, 923 Van Ness Ave. 310-787-0970.
Yarn Angels South Bay: A charity group that crochets/knits/quilts/sews articles for seven local charities. Meets second and fourth Monday of the month at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church, 24027 Pennsylvania Ave., Lomita. 6-8 p.m. New members and yarn/fabric donations are welcome. For more information, call Anna at (310) 830-2190 or visit yarnangels.wix.com/yarnangelssouthbay.
Send calendar announcements two weeks prior to the scheduled event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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