Things to do in Long Beach, South Bay areas March 11-17 – Daily Breeze


March 11

Cancer support – Working with your pharmacist: Workshop led by Jenny Alcala-Alonzo, Health Promotion Representative at Independence at Home. Presented by Cancer Support Community South Bay. 1-2 p.m. Information:

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

Conferences with Lianne: With local Palos Verdes resident Larry Paul talking about architect Paul R. Williams. Fred Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos Verdes. 4-5 p.m. [email protected]

Lenten fish fry: Presented by the 4919 Knights of Columbus of Nativity Parish. Annex of the Church of the Nativity, 1415 Engracia Avenue, Torrance. 5 to 7 p.m. Cost: adults, $12; seniors, $10; children under 7, $7. 310-974-2279 or 310-702-1703.

Macbeth: Presented by Long Beach Shakespeare Company. Helen Borgers Theater, 4250 1/2 Atlantic Ave.. 8 p.m. Also 8 p.m. March 12 and 2 p.m. March 13. $13 for students, $23 for general admission. 562-997-1494,

Opening Reception: Artwork by Los Angeles artist Lauren Halsey. The Cal State Dominguez Hills University Art Gallery, 1000 E. Victoria Street, near Carson. From noon to 6 p.m., the exhibition runs until December 10.

PVP Village Information Session (Virtual): Find out why joining and/or volunteering for the Palos Verdes Peninsula Village may be right for you. 1-2pm 310-991-3324, [email protected] or

Spring awakening: Presented by the El Camino College Theater Department. El Camino College Campus Theater, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd. 8 p.m. Also 8 p.m. on March 12 and 3 p.m. on March 13. $15-$25.

12th of March

Onizuka Space Science Day 2022: For students in grades 5 to 12. El Camino College Marsee Auditorium, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd. 8am-2pm

Cut the rope: Adult/senior workshop. Presented by the Palos Verdes Library District. Peninsula Center Library Community Hall, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 11am-noon. 310-377-9584, ext. 215,

Guided nature walk: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. White Point Nature Reserve, 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro. 11:30 a.m. 310-541-7613. RSVP:

Los Angeles Opera Conference: “St. Matthew Passion,” hosted by an LA Opera Community Educator. 11am-noon. Information:

Mandala making as a spiritual tool: Led by Reverend Paula Vukmanic. Presented by Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. 9am-noon. $40. Register on

Spring Forward and improvement: Presented by April’s Fools Comedy Improv Troupe. Pier Avenue Second Story Theater, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. 7:30 p.m. $10 for general admission, $8 for seniors. 310-318-1705,

Torrance City Council Candidates Forum: Swing left South Bay LA. Strand Brewing Company, 2201 Dominguez St.. 12-3 p.m. RSVP in advance at

March 13

48th Annual Kite Festival: Presented by Redondo Pier Association and MemorialCare Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital. Redondo Beach Pier, 100 Fisherman’s Wharf. Noon-5 p.m.

Annual team show: Presented by Fusion Studios. Norris Theater, 27570 Norris Center Drive, Rolling Hills Estates. 2 p.m. $20. 310-544-0403, ext. 221,

Choir Party: Presented by Long Beach Camerata Singers. Beverly O’Neill Theater, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. 4:30 p.m. $40-$65.

Dexter the Monkey: Maya Hotel–a DoubleTree by Hilton, 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach. 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations: 562-481-3910.

March Madness: Marriott Torrance, 3625 Fashion Way. All day. 310-543-6034,

South Bay Chamber Music Society: With Los Angeles Reed Quintet. Unitarian Church of the Pacific, 5621 Montemalaga Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes. 3 p.m.

South Coast Cacti and Succulent Society: “The Cacti and Succulents of New Mexico” by Woody Minnich. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 1 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: Presented by Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $75. Register on

The Incredible Bubble Man: By Louis Pearl. Presented by the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation. James R. Armstrong Theater, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. $15-$25. 310-781-7171,

March 14

Cancer Support – Recovery After Surgery: Workshop led by Surgical Oncologist Dr Neil Bhayani. Presented by Cancer Support Community South Bay. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Information:

Chair Yoga: Presented by the Palos Verdes Library District. Peninsula Center Library Community Hall, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 310-377-9584 ext. 601,

Disinformation, freedom of expression and democracy in times of division: Presented by the League of Women Voters of Beach Towns. 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Register on

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

Japanese percussion lesson from the Taiko team: Presented by the Grand Vision Foundation. The Grand Annex, 434 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. $5 to $35. 310-833-4813,

March 15

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

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

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

Frontiers of Addiction Lecture Series: “Families and Resilience – Why Integrative and Collaborative Family Therapy is More Relevant Today Than Ever,” featuring Judith L. Landau. Brought to you by Thelma McMillen Recovery Center. 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Register on

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

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

Ribbon cutting/Inauguration: Presented by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. Home Consignment Center, 23649 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance. 11am

March 16

South Bay Towns Genealogical Society: “10 Databases You Didn’t Know About” by Gena Philibert-Ortega. 7 p.m. For a Zoom invitation: [email protected]

Teen program: For grades 6-12. Redondo Beach Public Library, Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway. 3:30-4:30 p.m. 310 318-0675,

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

Virtual Technology Clinic: Presented by the elders of the peninsula. 5 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Register on

the 17th of March

Book sale: Presented by Los Alamitos Rossmoor Friends of the Library. Library Community Porch, 12000 Montecito Road, Seal Beach. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 562-430-1048, ext. 6,

Shakespeare and his friends aloud: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by William Shakespeare. Act III, Scene I. 4 p.m. Registration on

St. Patrick’s Day Music: Second and Pacific Coast Highway. 1:30-7:30 p.m.

Business Women’s Council: “Trust and Estate Update for 2022”, featuring Jennifer Sawday, Partner at TLD Law, LLP. Presented by the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Register on

In progress

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

Online exhibition: “Water, Earth and Fire”, presented by the Palos Verdes Art Center. Exhibition until April 16.

Class of Presidents: Learn about presidents including Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan. Classes taught by Gerald P. Lunderville, William Burns Community Center, 5510 Clark Ave., Lakewood. 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Mondays from April 4 to 25. $20 for Lakewood residents, $25 for non-residents. For further information: Lakewood Town Hall Recreation Office, 562-866-9771, ext. 2406 or 2409; or Gerald Lunderville, 562-421-6645.

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

South Bay Film Society Virtual Screening: “Playground” by Laura Wandel.

Whale of a day coloring contest: Sponsored by Rancho Palos Verdes and Los Serenos of Point Vicente. For children in transitional kindergarten to fifth grade. Artists can use colored pencils, colored pencils or markers, using a template available for download at Mail completed work to the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, 31501 Palos Verdes Drive West, Rancho Palos Verdes by Friday, March 25. Information: 310-544-5260.

Yarn Angels South Bay: Currently it does not hold 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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