Things to do in the Long Beach and South Bay areas September 16-22 – Daily Breeze

September 16

Decision support for cancer treatment: Presented by Cancer Support Community South Bay and led by an Oncology Nurse Practitioner who will discuss cancer treatment decisions at 2:30 p.m. To participate in this virtual workshop, visit and select the online calendar.

JCC Community Shabbat: The Redondo Beach Jewish Community Center hosts an evening of relaxation, food, and friendship with Shabbat service at 6:40 p.m. and dinner at 7:40 p.m. The center is located at 2108 Vail Ave., Redondo Beach. Book at; $40 for adults and $15 for children under 12.

Ner Tamid Congregation Open Day: Congregation Ner Tamid invites the public to meet its staff and members at its open house at 5721 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. Children are welcome. Events include a bouncy house and pasta bar from 5-6pm, followed by a Shabbat service from 6-7pm and a BBQ with Israeli dancing from 7-9pm. Free for potential members. For questions, email [email protected] or call 310-377-6986.

“The Drowning Girls”: Presented by The Garage Theater at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Garage Theater, 251 E. Seventh Street, Long Beach. Tickets $25; $18 for students, seniors, military. Get tickets at or at the box office 30 minutes before the curtain.

” The revolutionaries ” : Presented by Studio Theater, at the Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. $20 or $24.

Disco for children: Brought to you by Friends of Bixby Park. 5 p.m. at Bixby Park Bandstand, 130 Cherry Ave., Long Beach. Free. [email protected]

Exhibition Save the Animals: By the artist Kevin Bonner, opening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Loiter Galleries, 425 North Drive, Long Beach. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. 310-968-1693.

September 17

“Women on the Waves”: Reading conference hosted by Redondo Beach Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, with host Jim Kempton, former editor of “Surfer” magazine, 2-3 p.m. Kempton will discuss her new book “Women on Waves, A Cultural History of Surfing: From Ancient Hawaiian Goddesses and Queens to Malibu Movie Stars and Millennial Champions.”

Debate “Change your mind”: Presented by the Mahamudra Meditation Center of Hermosa Beach, a lecture with Buddhist monk Gen Rigpa at the Hermosa Beach Community Theater, 710 Pier Ave. Admission is $25, 5-7 p.m.

Walk ‘n Wag Fundraiser: Walk with your pet on the Redondo Esplanade from 9 a.m. to noon during the Walk ‘n Wag fundraiser for The Sunshine Kids. A $50 ticket includes entry to a $500 AirBnB giveaway. Walkers will meet at Berkshire Hathaway, 225 Avenue I, with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.

“Gifted”: Collecting the Art of California at Gardena High School, 1919-1956, opens at the Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. The PVAC Museum is open Monday through Saturday. Guided tours will be available on Tuesdays and Saturdays until November 12, from 10 a.m. to noon, by appointment. An opening reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 24. All the details about

Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra: Presents Handel’s Water Music, 7:30 p.m., at the Beverly O’Neill Theatre, 300 E. Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach. $58 to $80.

California Coastal Cleanup: Presented by Surfrider Foundation Long Beach, 9am-12pm. Multiple locations, including a 30-minute beach cleanup at 1 Granada Ave., Long Beach, 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.;

Beach Streets University: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. streets closed to cars, trucks, etc. Atherton Streets in Spring, Bellflower Boulevard between Los Coyotes Diagonal and Studebaker Road in Long Beach. Free to participate.

LB Craft Beer Festival: 1-5 p.m. at Rancho Los Cerritos, 4600 N. Virginia Road, Long Beach. General admission $35, VIP $55, free for children 15 and under.

September 18

Evening between ladies: In honor of National Women’s Friendship Day, organized by Ten Thousand Villages. 5-7 p.m. Enjoy mocktails, music, nail art, chocolate, and surprise gifts. 1907 S. Catalina Ave., Redondo Beach.

Palos Verdes Farmer’s Market: Support local schools and shop for freshly grown produce, flowers and more at the Farmer’s Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday. The market is at 27118 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates.

Progress in Recovery 5K: The first chip-timed strides in Recovery 5K are on the Palos Verdes Trails at Ernie Howlett Park, 25851 Hawthorne Blvd., Rolling Hills Estates. Register via the events section,

Long Beach Antique Market: 5:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Veterans Stadium, 4901 E. Conant St., Long Beach. $15 early admission at 5:30 a.m., $10 general admission, 6:30 a.m.

Snake Celebration: Mesoamerican Storytelling Dance, Fuego at the Maya Hotel, 700 Queensway Drive, Long Beach. Sunday brunch from noon to 3 p.m. 562-481-3910 or

Let’s talk about art Beyond the frame: With Tidawhitney Lek, Jaime Muñoz, Devin Reynolds, 2 p.m., Long Beach Museum of Art, 2300 E. Ocean Blvd. Free members, general admission, $12.

September 19

RVP Candidate Forums: The Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce is hosting a forum for candidates for Rancho Palos Verdes City Council, 7-9 p.m. at Hesse Park, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd. A second forum, co-hosted by the chamber, the Council of Homeowners Associations and RPV, takes place on Wednesday 28 September.

Voices for Justice Series: With Joe Robert Cole screening “All Day and a Night”, followed by a Q&A session. At the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E Atherton St., Long Beach. 6:00 p.m. Free, but tickets required.

September 20

Bixby Park Oldies but Goodies Sing-alongs: Brought to you by Friends of Bixby Park. 11 a.m., Bixby Park, 130 Cherry Ave. [email protected]

September 21

“Lorna Luft: A Musical Garland Celebration”: 7 p.m. Wednesday to Thursday. At the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E. Atherton St. $45-$55,

Cool Crafting Roundup: 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 E. Bixby Hill Road, Long Beach. Free, reservations encouraged. [email protected] or call 562-431-3541.

Stories at the Miraleste Library: Join the librarian and some friendly puppets for fun songs, stories, and dances, 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. A recurring weekly event recommended for children ages 2-4 and their caregivers at Miraleste Library, 29089 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Green Palos.

International Day of Peace: The Redondo Beach Rotary Club recognizes the United Nations International Day of Peace with events beginning at 6 p.m. in the auditorium at Redondo Union High School, 1 Sea Hawk Way. The program is open to the public and will include group and choir performances, awards, and the installation of a Peace Pole on campus.

In progress

Love Blankets: Weekly knit/crochet baby blankets for the needy in the Los Angeles area. Joslyn Center, 1601 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach. 2-4 p.m. Thursday.

NAMI South Bay: Family and peer support groups for mental illness are meeting virtually right now. For more information on times and dates, visit or email Paul Stansbury at [email protected]

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

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


International Ukulele Festival: The Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival runs from September 23-25. A kick-off concert ($35) will take place at 6 p.m. on September 23, followed by the main event from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on September 24 at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive. All-access admission includes shows and is $47 for adults and $20 for students. A separate family program with demonstrations and a children’s show costs $20 for adults. All events on September 24 are free for children under 12. Plus, a market with items for sale, an open-mic venue, Hawaiian food, and more is open to the public. The festival’s final event, Ohana Sunday Afternoon, features additional performances and begins at 2 p.m. on September 25 at The Grand Annex, 434 W. Sixth Street, San Pedro. General admission is $23 for adults and $5 for youth. Details:

Send calendar announcements two weeks before the scheduled event to [email protected]

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