Things to do in the Long Beach and South Bay areas November 4-10 – Daily Breeze

November 4

Ali Coyle: Presented by the Grand Vision Foundation. Grand Annex, 434 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. 8 p.m. $20 and up. 310-833-4813, grandvision.org.

Start conversational Spanish: Topics include greetings, directions, places to go, location of things, health and weather, practical restaurant terminology, and family relationships. William Burns Community Centre, 5510 Clark Avenue, Lakewood. 1 to 2:15 p.m. For further information: Lakewood Town Hall Recreation Office, 562-866-9771; or instructor Gerald Lunderville, 562-421-6645.

Henry VI Part 2 Reading: Little Fish Theatre, 777 S. Center St., San Pedro. $15 and up. 8:00 p.m. Also 8:00 p.m. on November 5 and 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on November 6. 310-512-6030, shakespearebythesea.secure.force.com/ticket.

Lunch meeting: “Solutions to the societal consequences of a health crisis.” Led by Roland Tay, Certified Naturopathic Doctor. Presented by Cancer Support Community South Bay, 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance. 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. To register, visit CSCSouthBay.org and select the online calendar. For further information: Rebecca Sul, [email protected]

Seaside pearls: Brought to you by the Azure Verde Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America. St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2200 Via Rosa, Palos Verdes Estates. 9:30 a.m. azureverdeega.com.

November 5

2022 Community Conversation: Presented by the Palos Verdes Library District. Malaga Cove Library, 2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates. 10 a.m. RSVP to pvlibrary.wufoo.com/forms/z1u3bt9a0sfwi3f.

Answers to the philosophical mysteries of quantum physics: Redondo Beach Public Library, Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway. 11am-noon. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/library.

Folk Ballet: Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E. Atherton St., Long Beach. 8 p.m. $45. 562-985-7000, carpenterarts.org.

Breast cancer and medical Qigong: Led by Benj Sinskul, a medical qigong practitioner. Presented by Cancer Support Community South Bay, 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance. 10am-12pm. To attend this workshop in person, visit CSCSouthBay.org and select the online schedule. For further information: Rebecca Sul, [email protected]

Guided nature walk: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. George F Canyon Nature Preserve, 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates. pvplc.org.

My dog ​​is better than your dog: Presented by the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation. James Armstrong Theater, 3330 Civic Center Drive. 8 p.m. $30-$50. 310-781-7171, torrancearts.org.

Nature Walk Animator Training: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, 916 Silver Spur Road, No. 104, Rolling Hills Estates. 9am-noon. pvplc.org.

Outdoor Volunteer Day: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. Abalone Cove Reserve, 5970 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes. 9am-noon. pvplc.org.

Path to Personal Freedom-12 Concepts: Ten, eleven and twelve. Led by Herb Kaighan, Spirit Guide. Presented by Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. $10 from 10 a.m. to noon. Register at maryjoseph.org.

Ephemeral Photographic Art Fair: Sponsored by photographic and digital artists. Palos Verdes Art Center Atrium, 5504 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. 10am-4pm pvartcenter.org.

Rapid response – work on the trails: Forrestal Reserve, 32201 Forrestal Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes. 9am-noon. pvplc.org.

Sacred Expressions – Paint, Pause, Pray: Directed by Melissa Calderon and Myraed David. Presented by Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. $40. Morning session, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Afternoon session, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Register at maryjoseph.org.

Southwest Manuscripts Club/Surfwrites: Local journalist and author Deborah Paul will talk about her career as an international flight attendant. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 2-4 p.m. 310-676-7494.

Renaissance street corner: Presented by the Grand Vision Foundation. Grand Annex, 434 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. 8 p.m. $25 or more. 310-833-4813, grandvision.org.

Hike of the Wandering Jews: Saturday afternoon hikes in Palos Verdes. Most hikes are easy or moderate, lasting 1-2 hours and starting at 2 or 5 p.m. Some are followed by potluck dinners. Adults, children, seniors and dogs are welcome. Information: Dan Klerman at [email protected]

November 6

Cultural talks: With guest speaker Austin Wintory, video game composer master class. Presented by San Pedro Waterfront Arts District. Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, 3720 Stephen M. White Drive. 2 p.m. $12-$16. Sign up at bit.ly/3DXrMqZ.

Upcoming Attractions: “The Definitive History of the Movie Palace.” Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. 5:30 p.m. Registration at bit.ly/3NMDU1H.

Open day: Marymount High School, 10643 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles. 12:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m. mhs-la.org/admission/visit-mhs.

South Bay bromeliad associates: With guest speaker and club member Bryan Chan. Peninsula Center Library Community Hall, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 1:30 p.m.

Vet Day III: Presented by the Rotary Club of Manhattan Beach. Kinecta, 1440 Rosecrans Avenue, Manhattan Beach. Tickets from noon to 6 p.m. cost up to $50. Sign up at bit.ly/3zHCxLK.

Whispers of trees: Presented by the Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation. James Armstrong Theater, 3330 Civic Center Drive. 2:30 p.m. $30-$50. 310-781-7171, torrancearts.org.

November 7

Nutritional Meals for Lung and Skin Health: Led by Lilly Padilla, Certified Integrative Nutrition Coach, Author, and Cancer Survivor. Presented by Cancer Support Community South Bay, 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register for an in-person or virtual workshop, visit CSCSouthBay.org and select the online schedule. For further information: Rebecca Sul, [email protected]thBay.org.

November 8

Discussion on books for adults: “The Long Petal of the Sea” by Isabel Allende. Led by Senior Librarian Erin Schoonover. Presented by the Redondo Beach Public Library. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Register at bit.ly/3Wuz8K8.

Atonement for sin: Hosted by Dawn Unity Group. St. John Fisher Catholic Church, 5448 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. 7:30 p.m. 310-833-7008, live at facebook.com/dawnunitygroup/live.

Good Afternoon Long Beach Networking: With Mark Dodson, Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for Bank of America. Presented by the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Parkers Lighthouse, 435 Shoreline Drive. Noon-1 p.m. $25 for members/$35 for non-members. Register at lbchamber.com.

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

Remove books wisely: Harbor Church Assembly Hall, 15401 S. Western Ave., Lomita. 7-8 p.m. 310-378-2920.

November 9

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. Register at maryjoseph.org.

Protect yourself from cyber scams: With Jackie Wiley of the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation. Presented by the Palos Verdes Library District. Malaga Cove Library Community Hall, 2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates. 10-11 a.m. 310-377-9584, ext. 217, pvld.org.

PV Seniors Bohannon Lecture Series: “What’s New for Fall and Winter at the Botanical Garden,” featuring Stephanie Yinger, South Coast Botanical Garden Community Relations Manager, and Grace Cuffel, Volunteer Programs Coordinator, Scriba Family Center, 602 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 310, Rolling Hills Estates. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 310-377-3003, pvseniors.org.

November 10

Bay Cities Coin Club: Westchester Masonic Lodge, 7726 W. Manchester Ave., Playa Del Rey. 6 p.m. [email protected]

Fall 2022 Dance Set: Long Beach City College, Liberal Arts Campus, 4901 Carson St. 7-9 p.m. $10-$15. lbcc.edu.

Lego-Club: Redondo Beach Public Library, North Branch, 2000 Artesia Blvd. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Tickets required. Get your tickets at the children’s reference counter 15 minutes before the start of the program. Limit of 40 people. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/library.

Shakespeare and his friends aloud: “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare. Act III, Scene V. 4 p.m. Registration at carpenterarts.org.

It’s Love! : Tribute to Councilman Joe Buscaino, reception and film. Warner Grand Theater, 478 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. 5 to 9 p.m. $20 for the Grand Vision Foundation or chamber members; $25 for non-members. grandvision.org.

In progress

Art curated by Gardena High students: “Gifted: Collecting the Art of California at Gardena High School, 1919-1956,” runs through November 12 at the Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 Crestridge Road. From 1919 to 1956, seniors at Gardena High selected, purchased, and donated 72 works of art as class gifts at school. Over the years, additional works have been added to the collection, which has been in storage for nearly 50 years until this show. The PVAC Museum is open Monday through Saturday. Guided tours will be available on Tuesdays and Saturdays during the show from 10 a.m. to noon and by appointment. Full details at pvartcenter.org.

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 at [email protected]

National Writing Month: The Palos Verdes Library District hosts writing programs and conferences to celebrate National Writing Month for teens and adults, and for genres such as novels, poetry, nonfiction, and memories. Essays, workshops and conferences will be organized in all libraries – Peninsula Center, Malaga Cove and Miraleste – until November 23. “WriMo” will result in the publication of an anthology made available to participants. Writers who attend at least four events can be included in the anthology and share a live reading on January 25. Teens will have the opportunity to enter a contest to win $50, be featured on the library’s website, and have their work read by famed author Phil Stamper. Registration for the anthology is closed. For more details: pvld.org or 310-377-9584, ext. 601.

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

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