Your definitive guide to South Bay events occurring weekly in Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach. 

Thursday, July 18

■ Cancer Support: Energy Codes

Cancer Support Community-Redondo Beach hosts Energy Codes certified master trainers Jeralyn Glass and Gina DeMasi on Thursday, July 18, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at 109 W. Torrance Blvd., Redondo Beach. Glass and DeMasi will lead participants in using the Bio Energetic Synchronization Technique, an energy balancing, hands-on procedure, to reestablish the full healing potential of the body. Attendees will learn to build energetic circuits and to use the power of the mind to experience happier, healthier and more successful lives. Advance registration required. Call (310) 376-3550, or, for more information.

■ El Segundo Art Walk

The El Segundo Art Walk featuring pop-up galleries, live music and food and drink, returns Thursday, July 18, from 5 to 9 p.m. The last Art Walk of the year takes place Thursday, Aug. 15 in downtown El Segundo. For more information, visit

■ Rock Around the Block in Torrance

The 15th annual Rock Around the Block, hosted by the Torrance Historical Society, takes place Thursday, July 18, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Torrance Historical Society and Museum, located at 1345 Post Ave., Torrance. The 1950’s style event in celebration of Torrance’s All-America City Award,” which it received in 1956, features vintage cars, 50’s music by Dj Ozzie History, exhibits and other events. For more information, visit

Friday, July 19

■ Family movie at RB library

A family movie will be screened at the Redondo Beach Main Library, located at 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Friday, July 19, from 3 to 5 p.m. The event takes place in the second floor meeting room. For more information, call (310) 318-0675, option 5, or visit

■ Old Town Music Hall comedy festival

An All Star Comedy Festival featuring a selection of comedy shorts, takes place at the Old Town Music Hall, located at 140 Richmond Street in El Segundo, from July 19 to 21. Every film program begins with live music on the pipe organ, and an audience sing-along. Show times are Friday, July 19, at 8:15 p.m.; Saturday, July 20, at 2:30 and 8:15 p.m.; and Sunday, July 21, at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit

■ Torrance Elks country night

The Torrance Elks will host a country night Friday, July 19, beginning at 6 p.m., at 1820 Abalone Ave. A Texas tri-tip barbecue begins at 6 p.m., followed by dancing t 7:30 p.m. For more information, call (310) 376-3646.

Saturday, July 20

■ Sewing Rebellion Series Workshops

Learn how to transform gently used T-shirts into backpacks and more Saturday, July 20, at the Redondo Beach libraries. The class, for teens and adults, is the second in a series. “Stop Shopping and Start Sewing” from Frau Fiber encourages the reuse, renovation and recycling of existing garments and textiles in the creation of unique items. Bring sewing machine, fabric scissors, pins, bobbins, thread, pencil, paper, ruler/tape measure and T-shirts. Classes take place at the Main Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the North Branch Library from 2 to 5 p.m. The next class on July 27 focuses on basic quilting techniques. For more information, call (310) 318-0675, option 5, or visit

Sunday, July 21

■ Charles Reilly visits Pages

Charles Reilly, author of “Man of Letters: The very best of Reilly’s letters published in the L.A. Times,” visits Pages bookstore in Manhattan Beach, Sunday, July 21, from 4 to 6 p.m. Reilly, the most prolific published letter writer in the history of the Times, has compiled the best of his letters, along with commentary and essays, into this collection of his work. Pages is located at 904 Manhattan Ave. in Manhattan Beach. For more information, visit, or call (310) 318-0900.

Wednesday, July 24

■ Sierra Club discussion in Rolling Hills

The Sierra Club will present Inspector Ali Ventura Wednesday, July 24, at the Palos Verdes Peninsula Public Library, to discuss how US Fish and Wildlife works to recover endangered species, supports migratory birds, preserves wildlife habitat, safeguards fisheries, combats invasive species, and promotes international wildlife conservation, beginning at 7 p.m. As part of the mission, they inspect thousands of different species, both live and as parts of products. Ventura will bring several items, which were seized by US Fish and Wildlife and explain how these items effect wild life conservation. The library is located at 701 Silver Spur Road in Rolling Hills Estates. Snacks and refreshments will be served. For more information, call Joyce White at (310) 383-5247.




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