Things to do in the Long Beach, South Bay areas May 6-12 – Daily Breeze

May 6th

Book Sale: Presented by Friends of Redondo Beach Public Library, Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway. 3-5:30pm

Embroiderer’s Guild of America: Beaders’ Group of the Azure Verde Chapter. St Francis Episcopal Church, 2200 Via Rosa, Palos Verdes Estates. 9:30 am

Into the Woods: Presented by Encore Theater Group. Warner Grand Theater, 478 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. 9:30 am and 7:30 pm Also 2 and 7:30 pm May 7, and 2 pm May 8. $60.

Lemniscate Dance Concert: Presented by Cal State Dominguez Hills, 1000 E. Victoria St. 7 pm Also 2 pm May 7. $18 general admission; $10 for students. Reserve a ticket at

Meet the Music Virtual Recital: A performance by Cabrillo Avenue fifth graders. Presented by Grand Vision Foundation. 6 pm

State of the 35th Senate District Address: Featuring Sen. Steven Bradford. Presented by Carson Chamber of Commerce. 11am-1:30pm $50.

The Other Place: By Sharr White. Little Fish Theatre, 777 Center St., San Pedro. 8 pm So 8 pm May 7 and 2 pm May 8. $20-$30. 310-512-6030,

Welcome Orientation: Find out what Cancer Support Community South Bay is all about in this virtual orientation meeting. 11 am Info:

West Side Stories: Presented by Palos Verde’s Performing Arts Professional Shows. Norris Theatre, 27570 Norris Center Drive, Rolling Hills Estates. 7:30 pm Also 2 and 7:30 pm May 7 and 2 pm May 8. $40-$80. 310-544-0403, extension 221,

May 7th

Avoiding Scam Emails: Hosted by Teens Teach Technology. 1-2 pm Register at

Beautify Lunada Bay Volunteer Day: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, 520 Paseo Lunado, Palos Verdes Estates. 9-11:30 am at

Career Workshop Series: Gals Starting Over provides a workshop on finding a job or making a career change. 9 am-noon. Also May 14. Sign up by texting Deanna, 310-486-5084; visiting; or email [email protected]. $50 (fees waived upon request or if referred by a partner).

Honor Mothers Sail: Presented by Los Angeles Maritime Institute Community Sail, Berth 78, San Pedro. 6-8:30pm $30-$60.

Malaga Cove Art Lawn Show: Presented by Palos Verdes Art Center. Malaga Cove Library, 2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates. 10 am-5 pm So 10 am-5 pm May 8.

Mental Health Resource Forum (virtual): Presented by City of Carson. 7am-2pm Register at

Open house: Hermosa Beach Lawn Bowling Club, 861 Valley Drive. 10am-3pm 310-738-7074.

Outdoor Volunteer Day: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. Alta Vicente, 31290 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes. 9 am-noon.

Pacific Vision Youth Symphony: Presented by Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation. James Armstrong Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive. 8pm $25-$45. 310-781-7171,

Path to Personal Freedom: “Twelve Traditions: Ten, Eleven and Twelve.” Led by Herb Kaighan. Presented by Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. 10 am-noon. $10. Register at

Protecting Yourself from Cyber ​​Fraud and Internet Scams: Presented by Palos Verdes Library District. Peninsula Center Library Community Room, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 9:30-10-30 at 310-377-9584, extension 601,

The Petty Breakers: Presented by Grand Vision Foundation. Grand Annex, 434 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. 8pm $28. 310-833-4813,

Third Time’s the Charm: Presented by Downey Symphony. Downey Theatre, 8435 Firestone Blvd. 8pm $37-$43. 562-861-8211,

may 8

South Coast Cactus and Succulent Society: “Northern Argentina Cacti and Succulent in Habitat” by Gary Duke. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 1 pm

may 9

Take Off Pounds Sensibly: Bolivar Park Meeting Room, 3300 Del Amo Blvd., Lakewood. 6:15 pm

When Grief Goes Awry: Featuring guest speaker William G. Hoy. Green Hills Memorial Chapel, 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes. 9-11 am RSVP to [email protected].

May 10

Adult Book Discussion: “Interior Chinatown” by Charles Yu. Led by senior librarian Erin Schoonover. Presented by Redondo Beach Public Library. 6:30-7:30pm Register at

Big Book Twelve Step Discussion Meeting: 7:30-9pm Suggested contribution $5. Register at

Book Sale: Presented by Friends of Redondo Beach Public Library, Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway. 11am-2pm

COVID-19 testing: Marymount California University (outside the cafe), 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes. 9am-3pm

Good Afternoon Long Beach: Featuring City Council candidates. Presented by Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Parker’s Lighthouse, 435 Shoreline Drive. 11:30 am $25 for members; $35 for non members. Register at

Local Business Networking Group: Presented by South Bay LeTip Business Networking. South End Racquet and Health Club, 2800 Skypark Drive, Torrance. 7:15-8:30 am 310-538-3321,

Overeaters Anonymous: First Christian Church, Room 9, 2930 El Dorado St., Torrance. 7:30pm Call Jennifer at 310-529-5708.

Studio Soup: Featuring Michael Davis, Harold Greene and Eric Johnson. Presented by Angels Gate Cultural Center. 6:30pm Register at

May 11

Centering Prayer Group: Led by Greg Johnson and Herb Kaighan. Presented by Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. 7:30-9 pm Register at

Conversation starters: “March Book 1” by John Lewis. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 6:30-7:30pm 310-377-9584, extension 601,

lego club Redondo Beach Public Library, North Branch, 2000 Artesia Blvd. 4:30-5:30pm 310-318-0677,

PV Seniors Bohannon Lecture Series: “Women in Opera” by LA Opera community educator Mary Johnston. 10:30-11:30 am Register at

Toastmasters South Bay Club 280: 7-9 pm Call 310-532-1209 for link information. Info:

May 12

Shakespeare and Friends Aloud: “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” by Tom Stoppard. 4 pm Register at


Beginner Line Dance Class: Presented by Redondo Beach. Alta Vista Park, 715 Julia Ave. 6:30-7:25 pm Tuesdays. $95. Registration is currently open. Sign up at

NAMI South Bay: Family and peer support groups for mental illness are meeting virtually at this time. Info:; or Paul Stansbury, [email protected].

South Bay Children’s Choir: Limited spaces available. If interested: [email protected].

South Bay Film Society Virtual Showing: “Father” by Srdana Golubovica.

Yarn Angels South Bay: Currently not holding 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

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