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Events, Activities, Entertainment & Other Things to Do
South Bay Area
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02/14/2019 to 12/12/2019
NATURE STORY TIME, AGES 2 - 5

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Nature Story Time is a "hands-on" program that teaches the importance of nature and the environment to your child. A new topic occurs every month.Come and join those interested in learning about the ....

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12/13/2019
JOHN DOYLE & MICK MCAULEY

1413 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $20.00 - Celebrated Irish guitarist and singer-songwriter John Doyle and Irish accordionist Mick McAuley, will stun performance goers with their virtuoso playing and lovely , sometimes hilarious songs. Both J ....

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12/13/2019 to 12/14/2019
TORRANCE CIVIC CHORALE PRESENTS: A JOYFUL SOUND

3330 Civic Center Dr., Torrance, CA 90503 310-781-7171 - $25.00 for reserved seating - Torrance Civic Chorale presents: A Joyful Sound, which is a celebration of holiday music from the Americas, including some sing-along favorites!!! ....

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12/14/2019
HOLIDAY WREATH MAKING

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $ 15.00 per person - Do you want to decorate your home for the Holidays? Learn how to enhance your home or someone's life by giving them a hand-made gift using native plants. Come and make your own wreath. Pre-registrati ....

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12/14/2019
ERIC RIGLER & DIRK FREYMUTH - A CELTIC CHRISTMAS

1417 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $30 - "Worlds Most Recorded Piper" Eric Rigler ( Braveheart, Titanic, Outlander, The Simpsons, Phil Collins) and guitarist Dirk Freymuth (John Gorka, The Kottonmouth Kings, The Baroque Orchestra of Ireland ....

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12/14/2019
ERIC RIGLER & DIRK FREYMUTH - A CELTIC CHRISTMAS

1417 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $30 - "World's most recorded piper" Eric Rigler (Braveheart, Titanic, Outlander, The Simpsons, Phil Collins) and guitarist Dirk Freymuth (John Gorka, The Kottonmouth Kings, Baroque Orchestra of Ireland) br ....

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12/14/2019
"A RETURN TO THE MADRONA MARSH" ARTIST RECEPTION WITH JIM ELLSBERRY

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Come meet the artist, Jim Ellsberry at the artist reception, Saturday December 10, 2019 from 1:00 - 3:00 P.M. His exhibit will be on display beginning Tuesday, December 10, 2019 through January 24, 2 ....

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12/14/2019
9TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT, SANTA ON THE PIER & TOY DRIVE

100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 - FREE - 9th Annual HOLIDAY CONCERT, SANTA ON THE PIER & TOY DRIVE Saturday, December 14, 2019
2:00 - 4:00 P.M. 100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(west end of the pier past Tony's) OTHER: Free ba ....


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12/14/2019
DICKENS HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

315 W. Torrance Blvd.,Carson, Ca 90745 310-515-7166 - $25/ Admission $80 for group up to 4 - Dickens Holiday Celebration at The International Printing Museum 315 W. Torrance Blvd. Carson, CA 90745 (310) 515-7166 www.printmuseum.org Sat. Dec. 14th 2019 10:00 am-4:00 pm "Christmas Carol "perf ....

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12/14/2019
MYCHAL'S LEARNING PLACE INVITES THE COMMUNITY TO ITS CALIFORNIA GREAT SANTA STROLL TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

1 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 - Adults: $45; Children: $25; Canines; $15; Discounted for Kinecta Federal Credit Union members - Mychal's Learning Place invites local residents to participate in its first-ever California Great Santa Stroll to raise much-needed funds for its programs. The Stroll is part of a world competition f ....

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12/14/2019
PACIFIC COAST GALLERY HOLIDAY PARTY

1217 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach CA 90266 310.853.3564 - FREE - Let's party! Join us on December 14th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm for music, holiday treats and glogg, a traditional mulled wine from Sweden, as you wander through our new gallery space in Manhattan Beach. ....

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11/21/2019 to 12/15/2019
EMBRIDGE - JANE AUSTEN MEETS OSCAR WILDE IN WORLD PREMIERE

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro, 90731 310-512-6030 - $15-$28 - Embridge
by Kathryn Farren, directed by Margaret Schugt
Nov 21 – Dec 15 Jane Austen meets Oscar Wilde in Victorian-era England, when cynical Mabel Martin’s doubts about love become tested when a ch ....


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12/14/2019 to 12/15/2019
PALOS VERDES BALLET PRESENTS: THE NUTCRACKER

27570 Norris Center Dr, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274 (310) 544-0403 - Tickets are $39 for adults and $28 for children. - The magic is back! The Palos Verdes Ballet is thrilled to present its 39th Anniversary Nutcracker season. Directed by Uta Graf-Apotol, this enchanting ballet classic will be performed at the Norris T ....

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12/15/2019
ERIC RIGLER & DIRK FREYMUTH - A CELTIC CHRISTMAS

1417 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $30 - "Worlds Most Recorded Piper" Eric Rigler (Braveheart, Titanic, Outlander, The Simpsons, Phil Collins) and guitarist Dirk Freymuth (John Gorka, The Kottonmouth Kings, The Baroque Orchestra of Ireland) ....

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12/15/2019
UGLY SWEATER CAKE DECORATING HOLIDAY PARTY

730 S Allied Way, Unit F, El Segundo, CA 90245 424-277-2811 - $50 - ’Tis the season to DIY! Join us for our ugly sweater holiday cake decorating event! Come dressed up with your best ugly sweater and ready to transform your cake. We’ll show you how to build the bas ....

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12/18/2019
BEAR CITY: FREE COMEDY & FREE PIZZA

1923 E 7th St. 562-599-6170 - - BEAR CITY: Free Comedy & Free Pizza
Wednesday, December 18th
Doors at 6:50. Show at 7:00pm. Que Sera (1923 E 7th St, Long Beach, CA)
21+
No Cover! Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month, BEAR CITY br ....


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12/20/2019
MIRANDA SINGS – WHO WANTS MY KID?

6200 E. Atherton St. Long Beach, CA 90807 562-985-7000 - - Colleen Ballinger is an actor, comedian, trained vocalist, writer, and executive producer best known for portraying her character “Miranda Sings” on YouTube, on her Netflix Original Series Haters B ....

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12/20/2019
MIRANDA SINGS - WHO WANTS MY KID?

6200 E. Atherton St. Long Beach 90807 562-985-7000 - - Colleen Ballinger is an actor, comedian, trained vocalist, writer, and executive producer best known for portraying her character “Miranda Sings” on YouTube, on her Netflix Original Series Haters B ....

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12/05/2019 to 12/21/2019
AWARD-WINNING GREGG YOUNG & THE 2ND STREET BAND PROVIDE WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT AT 2ND & PCH

2nd & PCH, Long Beach,90803 (562)433-4858 - FREE - Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Band, Holiday Style Holiday Favorites, Rock'N'Roll, Groove Jazz, R&B, Latin Jazz/Rock, Reggae, and Pop Lineups will vary: Trios, Quartets, etc ....

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12/21/2019
DAVID BENOIT - A CHRISTMAS TRIBUTE TO CHARLIE BROWN

6200 E. Atherton St. Long Beach, CA 90815 (562) 985-7000 - - Celebrate the holidays with a Carpenter Center favorite—an evening of cherished Vince Guaraldi tunes from A Charlie Brown Christmas! Five-time Grammy nominee and jazz pianist David Benoit is joined ....

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12/21/2019
JIM "KIMO" WEST - HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY SLACK KEY SHOW

1417 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $20.00 - Join us for the annual Hawaiian Holiday Slack Key Show with Jim "Kimo" West. He will be playing music from his acclaimed holiday slack CD's with many beloved songs, and also some Hula. His recent CD ....

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12/22/2019
CHRISTMAS CAROLING PARTY - BENEFIT FOR LIGHT AT THE LIGHTHOUSE FESTIVAL

1417 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $15.00 - Alvas Showroom will be full of Christmas cheer when we host the Christmas Caroling Party, a benefit for the annual Light At The Lighthouse Festival. Bring the whole family and your singing voice to j ....

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12/28/2019
MICK ADAMS & THE STONES / PRE-NEW YEARS EVE CONCERT

1417 W. 8th St 310-833-7538 - $20.00 - Come celebrate with a Pre-New Years Eve concert honoring the greatest rock and roll band in the world. This is an authentic re-creation of the Rolling Stones live, in concert. Even former Atlantic Re ....

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01/02/2019 to 12/31/2019
FRIDAY FUN, AGES 3-6

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - This program emphasizes respect and preservation of nature and animals. Kids (and parents) will learn a lot about nature with story time, arts and crafts. You will have a hands-on experience with ins ....

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01/02/2019 to 12/31/2019
INQUISITIVE NATURALIST

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - This Class occurs the 2nd Thursday of every month. Join Marc Gallup as you explore the various aspects of our environment and how the environment affects us. You will soar into a new dimension each ....

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02/06/2019 to 12/31/2019
EXPLORING THE HENRIETTA BASIN

Henrietta Basin North Gate on Henrietta Street, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Explore the Henrietta Basin the 3rd Saturday of every month for a docent led tour.Meet at the Henrietta Basin, north gate, located across from West High School. ....

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02/07/2019 to 12/31/2019
TYKE HIKE, AGES 3 MONTHS - 6 YEARS

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered about the amazing things nature offers you? Come for a docent led walk the 1st Thursday of every month. You will have the opportunity to explore our Native Garden while on this ....

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02/13/2019 to 12/31/2019
BIRDS OF MADRONA

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Bob Shanman leads this exciting tour of the South Bay as you discover new hot birding spots. All levels of bird knowledge welcome. ....

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02/13/2019 to 12/31/2019
NATURE WALK

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Come and enjoy a docent led walk every 4th Saturday of the month followed be the ensuing Sunday. A docent will guide you as you explore resident and visiting birds. ....

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