Things to do in the Long Beach and South Bay areas Jan. 21-27 – Daily Breeze

January the 21st

Book sale: Presented by the Friends of Redondo Beach Public Library, Main Library Lobby, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. 3-5.30 p.m. redondobeachlibraryfriends.com.

Manhattan Beach Library Book Sale: Presented by Friends of the Library. Manhattan Beach Library Community Hall, 1320 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach. 10am-3pm 310-545-8595.

Indigenous gardens: Written by Karen Zacarias. Presented by Kentwood Players. Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave, Westchester. 8 p.m. Also 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 22 and 2 p.m. Jan. 23 $20-$22. 310-645-5156, kentwoodplayers.org.

Overweight, Inflammation and Cancer: Workshop led by Mary Welch, nurse practitioner in oncology. Presented by the Redondo Beach Cancer Support Community. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. [email protected] Information: cscrb.org.

Rapid intervention on the track: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. Chandler, 3011 Palos Verdes Drive North, Rolling Hills Estates. 9am-noon. pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

January 22

Hearings: For “Clue”, directed by Daniel Kruger and produced by Alison Boole, Michele Selin and Brian Wells. Presented by Kentwood Players. Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave, Westchester. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Also 6 p.m.-9 p.m. on Jan. 23 and 7 p.m. on Jan. 24 (reminder). kentwoodplayers.org/auditions.aspx. Information: [email protected]

January 23

Interfaith Café: Presented by the South Coast Interfaith Council. 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Register on scinterfaith.org.

Stars 2022: Presented by Downey Theatre, 8435 Firestone Blvd., Downey. 2 p.m. $18. 562-861-8211, downeytheatre.com.

Torrance Antique Fair: 160 vendors transform the streets of downtown Torrance into an eclectic outdoor flea market. 8am-3pm 310-328-6107, torranceantiquefaire.com.

January 24

Lego Club: Redondo Beach Main Library Second Floor Meeting Room, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. 3:30-4:30 p.m. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/depts/library/default.asp.

NAMI South Bay meeting (virtual): “Treatment approaches that help improve outcomes in people with early-stage schizophrenia”, presented by Dr. Joseph Ventura, 7:30 p.m. Information: [email protected]; namisouthbay.com.

Remove books wisely: Bolivar Park Meeting Room, 3300 Del Amo Boulevard, Lakewood. 6:15 p.m. tops.org.

Information session of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy: Presented by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Register on palosverdeschamber.com/events.

January 25

Baby Lapsit: For babies up to 18 months, with carer. Redondo Beach Main Library Story Room, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. 11:15-11:45 am Session limited to 20 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Get tickets at the referral desk at 11 a.m. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/depts/library/default.asp.

Big Book Twelve Step Discussion Meeting: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Suggested contribution $5. Register on herbk.com/bigbookworkshops.

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

Covid-19 testing: Marymount California University (outside cafe), 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes. 9am-3pm https://book.curative.com/sites/33500.

Workshop soup: With Ray Carofano, Dennis Keeley and Guillaume Zulli. Presented by Angels Gate Cultural Center. 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Register on eventbrite.com; search for the event.

January 26

Cancer Support – The Artist’s Way: Workshop led by cancer survivor Karen Sidney. Presented by the Redondo Beach Cancer Support Community. 11am-1pm [email protected] Information: cscrb.org.

Centering Prayer Group: Directed by Greg Johnson and Herb Kaighan. Presented by Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. $25. Register on maryjoseph.org.

Extracurricular crafts for children: Redondo Beach North Branch Library Meeting Room, 2000 Artesia Blvd., Redondo Beach. 3:30-4:30 p.m. 310-318-0677, redondo.org/depts/library/default.asp.

Long Beach Young Professionals Networking Mixer: Presented by the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce. Ballast Point, 110 N. Marina Drive, Long Beach. 5:30-7:30 p.m. $15 for members / $30 for non-members. Register on business.lbchamber.com.

PV Seniors Bohannon Lecture Series: 10:30 a.m. Register on pvseniors.org.

Ready to read: For 3 to 5 year olds. Redondo Beach Main Library Story Room, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. 12:00-12:30 p.m. Session limited to 20 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Get tickets at the referral desk at 11:45 a.m. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/depts/library/default.asp.

South Bay Apple Mac Users Group: Presentation on the new Mac operating system, Monterey. 6:30 p.m. For the Zoom link: [email protected] or sbamug.com.

Toastmasters South Bay Club 280: 7-9 p.m. Call 310-532-1209 for bonding information. Information: southbaytoastmasters.org.

January 27

Family story time: Redondo Beach North Branch Library Meeting Room, 2000 Artesia Blvd., Redondo Beach. 3:30-4pm Session limited to 25 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Get tickets at the referral desk at 3:15 p.m. 310-318-0677, redondo.org/depts/library/default.asp.

Religion 101-The Episcopal Church: Featuring the Rev. Michael Fincher, St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church. Presented by the South Coast Interfaith Council. 7 p.m. RSPV at 562-983-1665, scinterfaith.org.

Shakespeare and his friends aloud: “King Lear” by William Shakespeare. 4 p.m. Registration at carpenterarts.org.

In progress

NAMI South Bay: Family and peer support groups for mental illness are meeting virtually right now. Information on times and dates: namisouthbay.com; or email Paul Stansbury, [email protected]

Online exhibition: “Stuart Hamilton: Earthly Meditations.” Presented by Angels Gate Cultural Center. From January 20 to March 26. angelsgateart.org.

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

To come up

Class of Presidents: Learn about the lives of presidents, including Harry S. Truman, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and John F. Kennedy. Course taught by Gerald P. Lunderville, William Burns Community Center, 5510 Clark Ave., Lakewood. 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Mondays from February 7 to 28. $20 for Lakewood residents/$25 for non-residents. Registration began Jan. 14 for residents and begins Jan. 21 for everyone else. Information: Gérald Lunderville, 562-421-6645.

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