Events in the South Bay and Long Beach areas October 15-21 – Daily Breeze

October 15

Seventh Annual Women’s Health Conference / Trade Show: Presented by the City of Carson. 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. $ 20. Register on

A clockwork orange: Presented by Gardena Drive-In Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. $ 20. 7:30 p.m. Also 7:30 p.m. on October 16 and 17.

A great night of singing: By Rodgers and Hammerstein. Presented by Musical Theater West. Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E. Atherton St, Long Beach. 8 p.m. Also 8 p.m. Oct. 16, 1 p.m. Oct. 17 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 $ 20 and over.

Annual legislative forum: Presented by the Chamber of Commerce of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. 12 pm-1:30pm $ 25 for members / $ 30 for future members. Register on

Book sale: Presented by Friends of Redondo Beach Public Library, Main Library Lobby, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway. 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cancer-related fatigue and neuropathy: Workshop led by Arash Asher. Presented by Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach. 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 310-376-3550, [email protected] Visit for more details.

Medicine, Snacks and Movies: “Caring for Your Spine,” Led by Amandeep Bhalla, Medical Director, Spine Center, MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. 12 pm-1:30pm To confirm your attendance, call 562-933-1650. People who responded by email will receive a Zoom to Event link.

Oktoberfest Fundraising Dinner: Presented by the Knights of Columbus. Knights of Columbus Council Chamber, 214 Avenue I, Redondo Beach. 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Adults (19 and over) $ 15, adolescents (13-18) $ 10, children (6-12) $ 8; free for children 5 and under. Information: email [email protected] To pay in advance, visit

Fighting spirit: Presented by Gardena Drive-In Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. $ 20. 10 p.m. Also 10 p.m. on October 16 and 17.

Clearance sale: Church of St. Francis, 2200 Via Rosa, Palos Verdes Estates. 8 am-2pm Also 8 am-2pm on October 16.

Discussion with TAMA: “About: Biennale” Presented by Torrance Art Museum Advocates. 1 p.m. RSVP to

Sale of used books: Sponsored by Friends of the Peninsula Library. Malaga Cove Library, 2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 310-377-9584, ext. 553.

October 16

Celebration of the art-exhibition / art sale of the artists’ workshop: Presented by Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. 11 am-5pm Also 11 am-5pm October 17th.

Celebrity Lecture Series: “Wildcat vs. Zero: Reset the Record”, starring captain Marc Liebman. Presented by the Western Museum of Flight, 3315 Airport Drive, Torrance. 11 a.m. Free for museum members, $ 10 for non-members. 310-326-9544,

Emotional sobriety: “Emotional Sobriety and Fundamentals 7-12,” edited by Herb Kaighan and Dr. Allen Berger. Presented by the Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. $ 45.

Collection of household hazardous / electronic waste: Joint Water Pollution Control Plant (West Maintenance Building parking lot), 24501 S. Figueroa St., Carson. 9 am-3pm

Rapid intervention – Track works: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, 32201 Forrestal Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

17 october

Multiple Sclerosis Encounter: Presented by Long Beach / Bellflower Elks Emblem Club for the Multiple Sclerosis Support Group. Del Valle Park Activity Room, 5939 Henrilee St., Lakewood. 1 pm-3pm To confirm your attendance, call Fran Itkoff at 562-925-4405.

Face of the strip: Presented by the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation. James Armstrong Theater, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. 7 p.m. $ 27- $ 45. 310-781-7171,

October 18

Twelve-Step Ledger Discussion Meeting: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Suggested contribution $ 5. Register on

NAMI South Bay Meeting: “Dialectical Behavior Therapy – Treating Emotional Dysregulation and Trauma”, by Dr Dorit Saberi. 7:30 p.m. Send an email to [email protected] for more information.

Taiko class in team: Taiko Taiko community. Large Annex, 434 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. 7:15 p.m. 310-833-4813,

Take off the pounds reasonably (TOPS): Bolivar Park Meeting Room, 3300 Del Amo Blvd., Lakewood. 6:15 p.m.

October 19

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

Chat Parents Connected Families: Presented by South Bay Families Connected. 10 a.m. Register on

Lakewood Women’s Club: Monte Verde Park, 4626 Shadeway Road, Lakewood. 11:562 a.m.-866-8410, [email protected]

Mental Health and Happiness Series: “Reaffirm the goal: navigate transitions and focus on meaning. Presented by the Beach Cities Health District. 11h-12h15 Sign up on

Anonymous overeaters: First Christian Church, Room 9, 2930 El Dorado Street, Torrance. 7:30 p.m. Call Jennifer at 310-529-5708.

South Bay Networking Lecture Series: “Maximizing Well-Being and Job Satisfaction: Combating Compassion Fatigue,” starring Dr. Donnie W. Watson. Presented by Thelma McMillen Recovery Center. 9 am-10.30am Register on

The imperfect families of Genesis: Presented by Dawn Unity Group. St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 5448 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. 7:30 p.m. 310-833-7008,

20 october

Acupressure and breast cancer: Workshop led by Ana Paula Duarte. Presented by Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach. 11:30 am-12:30pm 310-376-3550, [email protected] Visit for more details.

Bohannon Lecture Series: Presentation of the Point Vicente Interpretation Center. 10:30 am-12pm.

Flu vaccination clinic: Brought to you by the City of Manhattan Beach. Joslyn Community Center, 1601 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. 310-802-5010.

South Bay Towns Genealogical Society Meeting: With guest speaker Janet Kinsella presenting on two forms of social media. Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, 3301 Torrance Boulevard, Torrance. 7 p.m. For a zoom invitation, send an email request to [email protected]

Teen program: For grades 6-12. Presented by the Redondo Beach Public Library. Conference room on the second floor of the Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway. 3.30 p.m.-4.30 p.m. 310-318-0675,

Toastmasters South Bay Club 280: From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., call 310-532-1209 for information on the link. Information:

21st of October

Beetle juice: Presented by Gardena Drive-In Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. $ 20. 7:15 p.m. Also 7:15 p.m. from October 22 to 24.

Social network of young professionals from Long Beach: Compound, 1395 Coronado Ave., Long Beach. 5-7 p.m. $ 10 for members / $ 20 for future members. Register on

Nightmare on Elm Street: Presented by Gardena Drive-In Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd .. $ 20. 9:30 p.m. Also 9:30 p.m. from October 22 to 24.

Shakespeare and his friends aloud: “Love’s Labor’s Lost” by William Shakespeare. 4:00 p.m. Register at

In progress

Clay Adventures: Presented by Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreations, 1901 Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach. 4 Oct. 4 Dec. 13. Lessons last an hour and a half once a week for 10 weeks for children aged 5 to 12. From 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays and from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Information: 310-802-5000. Register on

Mindfulness meditation course: Sponsored by NAMI South Bay. Taught by Cheryl Tchir, NAMI member. To register for the eight-week Zoom course from September 2 to October 28 (except October 7), email [email protected] from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Recommended reading “Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation” by Sharon Salzberg, and it can be purchased at any bookstore or Amazon.

NAMI South Bay: Mental Illness Family and Peer Support Groups are meeting virtually right now. Information on timetables and dates: or email Paul Stansbury, [email protected]

Soundpedro: Presented by FLOOD and Angels Gate Cultural Center. 7 to 9:15 p.m. until November 27.

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

Virtual Screenings of South Bay Film Society Films: “In Balanchine’s class” until October 19. Information:

Yarn Angels South Bay: does not currently hold meetings, but the group continues to crochet, knit, quilt and sew for seven local charities. New members and donations are welcome. For further information: Anna, 310-830-2190; Where

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