Events in the South Bay and Long Beach area April 16-22 – Daily Breeze | #socialmedia | #children


April 16

Beverly Hills Cop: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30-$40. 10:10-11:55 p.m. eventbrite.com.

Blood Donation: Torrance Blood Donation Center, 2814 Sepulveda Blvd., Torrance. 8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m.. Also 7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. April 17, 8:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. April 18, 12:15-6:30 p.m. April 19, 12:15-6:45 p.m. April 20, 12:15-7:30 p.m. April 21 and 10:45 a.m.-5:30 p.m. April 22.

Epigenetics Workshop: Led by Kimia Sanati, a student working on a  master’s degree in the Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling Program at Keck Graduate Institute in Southern California. Presented by Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 310-376-3550, info@cscrb.org. Visit cscrb.org for more details.

Medicine, Munchies and Movies: “Caring for Wounds at Home,” led by Amy Lesinger, assistant unit manager in the Department of Hyperbaric Medicine, Long Beach Medical Center. Presented by MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. Noon-1 p.m. Call 562-933-1650 to RSVP. People who RSVP will be emailed a link one day before the event.

Photographers and Digital Artists: Show hosted by group affiliated with the Palos Verdes Art Center at Crafted at the Port of L.A., 112 E. 22nd St., San Pedro. Noon-6 p.m. Through Sunday. padapv.org.

Sonic The Hedgehog: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30-$40. 8-9:40 p.m. eventbrite.com.

April 17

Bleacher Bums Live Zoom Staged Readings: Presented by Little Fish Theatre. 7 p.m. Also 2 p.m. Sunday. Up to $20. shakespearebythesea.secure.force.com.

Book to Action: A socially distanced litter clean-up 10 a.m.-noon.; virtual trash to treasure art making workshop for families, 1:30-3 p.m.; and virtual trash to treasure happy hour art making workshop for adults, 4-5:30 p.m. Each event is at the El Segundo Public Library, 111 W. Mariposa Ave. elsegundolibrary.org.

Gathering for the Grand: “A Silver Screen Soiree and Auction.” Presented by Grand Vision Foundation. 7 p.m. $25-$110. grandvision.secure.force.com.

Meet the Author: Featuring Marie Benedict. Presented by Palos Verdes Library District. 10 a.m. Register at us02web.zoom.us.

Spirituality Series: “Inventory 2” by Herb Kaighan, spiritual guide. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $25 donation. To register: Jose, 310-3774867, extension 250; or jsalas@maryjoseph.org. herbk.com.

Understanding Medicare: Webinar presented by MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. 9:30 a.m. Call Medicare Education Specialist Cheryl Hirtler at 714-352-1119 to register. People who RSVP will be emailed a link before the event.

Under the Cherry Moon: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30-$40. 10:10-11:50 p.m. eventbrite.com.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30-$40. 8-9:40 p.m. eventbrite.com.

April 18

Guided Nature Talk of Alta Vicente Reserve (virtual): Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. 1:30-2:30 p.m. For Zoom link:  pvplc.org.

Palos Verdes Democrats: “Environmental Justice.” 2:30-4:30 p.m. pvpdemocrats.org.

Robert Thies/Phillip Levy Duo: Presented by South Bay Chamber Music Society. 3 p.m. Register at sbcms.net.

Under the Cherry Moon: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. $25-$35. 10:10-11:50 p.m. eventbrite.com.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $25-$35. 8-9:40 p.m. eventbrite.com.

April 19

31st Annual Seahorse Classic Golf Tournament: Hosted by Peninsula Committee Children’s Hospital. All day. To register, visit planmygolfevent.com. Information: pcch.net.

Big Book Twelve Step Discussion Meeting: 7:30-9 p.m. Suggested contribution $5. Register at herbk.com.

April 20

Overeaters Anonymous: 7:30 p.m. Contact Jennifer at 310-529-5708 for Zoom code.

South Bay Networking Lecture: “Teens, Social Media and the Effects of Trying to Connect,” by Peter Fowler, licensed professional clinical counselor. Presented by Thelma McMillen Recovery Center. 9-10:30 a.m. Register at app.ce-go.com.

Taste of Taiko Drumming Class: Grand Annex. Presented by Grand Vision. 7-8 p.m. $5-$15. 310-833-4813, grandvision.org.

April 21

Firescaping Workshop: Palos Verdes Peninsula Workshop. Presented by West Basin Municipal Water District. 6-7:30 p.m. Register at westbasin.org.

South Bay Cities Genealogical Meeting: “Doing Background Research for Genealogy Television: It’s NOT Like It Looks on TV.” Featuring Jean Wilcox Hibben. 7 p.m. For Zoom invitation: sbcgs.programs@gmail.com.

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

Weekly Business Series: “What’s Next For Travel?” Featuring Sharon Ryan. Noon-1 p.m. palosverdeschamber.com.

April 22

John Wick: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $25-$35. 10:35 p.m.-12:16 a.m. eventbrite.com.

Power Rangers: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $25-$35. 8-10:05 p.m. eventbrite.com.

Re-adaptations Opening Reception (virtual): Presented by Angels Gate Cultural Center. 7-8 p.m. Exhibit runs through June 12. eventbrite.com.

Shakespeare and Friends Aloud: “Henry VI Part III” continued. 4 p.m. Register at carpenterarts.org.

Ongoing

Black Power Movement Exhibitions: “Black Power: Selections from the Gerth Archives at CSU Dominguez Hills” is available at scalar.usc.edu/works/black-power-selections-from-the-gerth-archives-at-csu-dominguez-hills/index through June 13. “Perpetual and Binding forever: Race and the Creation of a Los Angeles Subdivision” is on display indefinitely at scalar.usc.edu.

Gunsmoke/An Inch And A Half Of Glory: Radio Style shows. Presented by Long Beach Shakespeare Company. Streaming through May 2. $25 per household. lbshakespeare.org.

Keep the Lights on Benefit Concert: Jason Graae: Perfect Harmony. Presented by Musical Theatre West. Through April 25. $27.50. musical.org.

Virtual Theater Series: “State of Independence” by Paul Koster and directed by Susan Weisbarth. Presented by Kentwood Players. Through April 25. kentwoodplayers.org.

Yarn Angels South Bay: Currently not holding meetings but the group continues to crochet, knit, quilt and sew for seven local charities. New members and donations are welcome. Information: Anna, 310-830-2190; or yarnangels.wixsite.com.

Upcoming

153rd Church Anniversary: Presented by First United Methodist Church of Compton, 1025 S. Long Beach Blvd. 10 a.m. Sunday, April 25. Viewers can also join via Facebook; or telephone by calling 646-749-3122 and using passcode 953-944-077. Information: 310-639-0775.

Earth Day Celebration Virtual Presentation: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, PV Library District, Friends of the Library and the California Native Plant Society. 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22. To RSVP for Zoom link, visit pvplc.org.

Gals Starting Over Online Career Workshop: 9-11 a.m. May 1, 8 and 15. To register: 310-486-5084 (South Bay), 424-225-1272 (Long Beach) or galsstartingover.org.

South Bay Film Society Film Virtual Showings: “Adam,” “Food Club,” “Keep an Eye Out,” “Leona,” “Perfumes (Les Parfums),” “The Father” and “Wojnarowicz” through April 18; “2021 Oscar Nominated Shorts” through April 25; “The Perfect Candidate” through April 26. Information: southbayfilmsociety.com.

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