Out & About: Things to do in the Long Beach, South Bay areas Feb. 9-15

Feb. 9

Beach Cafe: Produced by Emma Holm. Presented by Bob Cole Conservatory of Music. Daniel Recital Hall, 1250 N. Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach. 7:30 p.m. Also 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10. $5-$20. 562-985-7000, tinyurl.com/mubspemv.

Friday Fun: “Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with Paper Plate Drums.” Presented by Palos Verdes Library District. Peninsula Center Library, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. 4-5 p.m. 310-377-9584, ext. 600, tinyurl.com/2zayxuf5.

Lectures with Lianne: “The Career of Ralph Jester, Epic Hollywood Designer of the Golden Age,” featuring Lee Jester. Hesse Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. 4 p.m., tinyurl.com/y4xnbv26.

My Bloody Valentine: Presented by See_It_On_16mm. Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. 7-9 p.m. $15. tinyurl.com/f3vpjsb2.

Nutritional and Anti-inflammatory Nutrition and Healthy Weight: Led by Lilly Padilla, a certified integrative nutrition coach, author and cancer survivor. Cancer Support Community South Bay, 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance. Noon-1:30 p.m. To register for this in-person and virtual workshop, visit CSCSouthBay.org and select the online calendar. Information: Rebecca Sul, Rebecca@CSCSouthBay.org.

Perk Up Pianist: Featuring Sarah Hagen Presented by Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation. George Nakano Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance. 7 p.m. Also 7 p.m. Feb. 10. $37. 310-781-7171, tinyurl.com/yckpkcwy.

Pins-The Royal Renaissance: Presented by Cray Project. Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre, 5021 E. Anaheim St. 8 p.m. Also 8 p.m. Feb. 10. $25 for early bird tickets, $35 at the door and $20 for students. 562-494-1014, tinyurl.com/jxvmmk3h.

Private Lives: By Noel Coward. Presented by Kentwood Players. Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave. 8 p.m. Also 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 10. 310-645-5156, tinyurl.com/mrxpvjah.

Feb. 10

Black History Month Author Event: Featuring “Master Slave Husband Wife” author Ilyon Woo. Long Beach City College Bob and Barbara Ellis Auditorium, 4901 E. Carson St. 1:30-4:30 p.m. tinyurl.com/37zrszwm.

Blues Night: Featuring Bernie Pearl with Ray Bailey, Albert Trepagnier and Elizabeth Hangan. Roscoe’s Jazz Lounge, 730 E. Broadway, Long Beach. 8 p.m. $20. 562-522-8488.

Bridge for Kids, Families and Friends: Presented by South Bay Bridge Club, 24100 Narbonne Ave., Lomita. 10 a.m.-noon. 10-week course with first four lessons free, and $15 per class thereafter. Through March 28. 310-373-8166, SBBC.Club.manager@gmail.com.

California Writers Club of Long Beach: “Don’t Ask Google?! Where Do We Look? Best Practices for Library Research for Writers,” featuring Ruby Molina, community engagement librarian at Billie Jean King Main Library. Los Altos United Methodist Church Heritage Hall, 5950 E. Willow St. 2:30-5 p.m. calwriterslongbeach.org.

College Prep: With Future InSight College Consulting. Redondo Beach Public Library, North Branch, 2000 Artesia Blvd. 1-2 p.m. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/library.

Hermit Crabs-Poetry in Disguise: Presented by Long Beach Public Library. Billie Jean King Main Library, 200 W. Broadway. 2-3 p.m. 562-570-1044, tinyurl.com/2r83ms7y.

Killer Klowns From Outer Space: Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. 4:30-10 p.m. $35-$40. tinyurl.com/yc3due9d.

Local Author Program: With author Cindy Kehagiaras. Redondo Beach Public Library, Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway. 1-2 p.m. 310-318-0675, redondo.org/library.

Lunar New Year Storytime: Presented by Long Beach Public Library. Dana Neighborhood Library, 3680 Atlantic Ave. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 562-570-1042, tinyurl.com/4yu5abck.

Nature Walk: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. Abalone Cove Reserve, 5970 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes. 9 a.m. 310-541-7613, tinyurl.com/bddzbdf7.

Opening Reception: “Boundless.” Presented by Palos Verdes Library District. Malaga Cove Library Gallery and Garden, 2400 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates. 1-4 p.m. 310-377-9584, ext. 551, tinyurl.com/eb4d8cjc.

Redondo Beach Health and Fitness Expo/Superbowl Sunday 10k/5k: Presented by Kaiser Permanente. 200 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach. Expo is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Races are 6-11 a.m. Sunday. Sign up at redondo10k.com/expo.

Rose’s Pawn Shop: With Winter Grain. Presented by Grand Vision Foundation. Grand Annex, 434 W. Sixth St., San Pedro. 8 p.m. $30-$45. 310-833-4813, tinyurl.com/bdhja7pp.

Sweets For Your Sweetie Sunset Sail: Presented by Los Angeles Maritime Institute, Berth 73, Suite 2, San Pedro. 4-6:30 p.m. $75 for adults; $30 for children 12 and under. tinyurl.com/knzd66rm.

Trail Crew Introductory Class: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. Fred Hesse, Jr. Community Park McTaggart Hall, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd., Rancho Palos Verdes. 9 a.m.-noon. 310-541-7613, tinyurl.com/mt4dcawy.

Valentine’s Day Nature Club on Birds for Kids: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 310-541-7613, tinyurl.com/3haa2te6.

Wandering Jews Hike: Saturday afternoon hikes in Palos Verdes. Most hikes are easy or moderate, take 1-2 hours, and start at 2:15 p.m. Some are followed by potluck dinners. Adults, kids, seniors and dogs are welcome. Information: wanderingjewscnt@gmail.com.

Feb. 11

Edith Knox Performance Competition Finals: Presented by Peninsula Symphony Association. Redondo Beach Union High School Auditorium, 631 Vincent St. 2-5:30 p.m. 310-544-0320, pensym.org.

Outdoor Volunteer Day: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro. 9 a.m.-noon. 310-541-7613, pvplc.org/volunteer.

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

South Coast Cactus and Succulent Society: “Chile: More Than Copiapoas,” featuring Gary Duke. South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula. 1 p.m. southcoastcss.org.

Super Bowl 5K and 10K: Presented by Long Beach Police Department Athletic Association. Marine Stadium, 5255 E. Paoli Way. 8-10 a.m. $40. Kids 1-mile Touchdown is $20.

Super Bowl Sunday: Presented by 2nd and PCH. The Bungalow, 6400 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 200, Long Beach. Noon. tinyurl.com/yck65xt5.

Women’s Circle Group: Redondo Beach Center for Spiritual Living Teen Room, 907 Knob Hill Ave. 12:30 p.m. 310-540-5080, office@redondocsl.org.

Feb. 12

Conversational Spanish: Presented by Peninsula Seniors. Scriba Family Center, 602 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 310, Rolling Hills Estates. 1:45 p.m. RSVP to 310-377-3003, tinyurl.com/yc4c9p73.

Discovery Film Series: “Adventures of a Wildlife Filmmaker Part II.” Presented by El Camino College Center for the Arts. Marsee Auditorium, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd. 3 and 7 p.m. $16/$14. tinyurl.com/n43wpne7.

Long Beach Amateur Orchid Society: St. Gregory’s Church Hall, 6201 Willow St. 7 p.m. Entrance and parking are in the back.

South Bay Camera Club Meeting: Featuring photographer Jon Norris, who will critique digital pictures. Torrance Airport Administration Building, 3301 Airport Drive. 7 p.m. sbccphotos.org.

South Bay Film Society Showing: “Perfect Days.” AMC Rolling Hills, 2591 Airport Drive, Torrance. 7-9 p.m. 310-326-1167, southbayfilmsociety.com/events.

Feb. 13

Adult Book Discussion of the Month: “The Personal Librarian” by Marie Benedict. Led by senior librarian Erin Schoonover. Presented by Redondo Beach Public Library. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Register at tinyurl.com/2p9fu73s.

A Mardi Gras Valentine’s Celebration: Led by Rev. Jim Clarke. Mary and Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. 5-9 p.m. $140. 310-377-4867, tinyurl.com/4ftefne2.

Chamber 101 (virtual): Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. 9-10 a.m. Register at tinyurl.com/tes2nmc7.

Good Afternoon Long Beach Networking Luncheon: Featuring Candis Welch. Presented by Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Parkers’ Lighthouse, 435 Shoreline Drive. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $25 for members; $35 for non-members. tinyurl.com/2p9ym3vk.

Graphic Design: With Canva. Presented by Long Beach Public Library. Billie Jean King Main Library, 200 W. Broadway. 4-6 p.m. 562-570-5756, tinyurl.com/5e3kfpw9.

Teen Cafe-Galentine’s Day: Presented by Long Beach Public Library. Burnett Neighborhood Library, 560 E. Hill St. 4-5:30 p.m. 562-570-1041, tinyurl.com/bdd6b3jz.

The Role of Genetics in Cancer: Led by Karen Lappen, a certified and licensed genetic counselor at the Memorial Care Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Medical Center. Cancer Support Community South Bay, 2601 Airport Drive, Suite 100, Torrance. Noon-1 p.m. To register for this in-person and virtual workshop, visit CSCSouthBay.org and select the online calendar. Information: Rebecca Sul, Rebecca@CSCSouthBay.org.

Urban Backyard Birding: Presented by Long Beach Public Library. Alamitos Neighborhood Library, 1836 E. Third St. 3:30-4:30 p.m. 562-570-1037, tinyurl.com/y2wuathn.

Virtual Happiness Chat: Presented by Beach Cities Health District. 12:30-1 p.m. Register at bchd.org/series.

Yoga Class: Redondo Beach Center for Spiritual Living, 907 Knob Hill Ave. 11 a.m.-noon. $10. 310-540-5080, office@redondocsl.org.

Feb. 14

Centering Prayer Group: Led by Greg Johnson and Herb Kaighan. Presented by Mary and Joseph Retreat Center. 7:30-9 p.m. Register at tinyurl.com/3jmpn2xd.

Drag Bingo: The Bungalow, 6400 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 200, Long Beach. 7:30 p.m. tinyurl.com/3e9y2xb6.

Flamenco Dinner Show Experience: Cafe Sevilla, 140 Pine Ave., Long Beach. 7-8:30 p.m. $99. tinyurl.com/2wjpr6cu.

PV Seniors Bohannon Lecture Series: “What’s Happening Next Door,” featuring Jennifer Addington, Palos Verdes Peninsula Library District director. Scriba Family Center, 602 Deep Valley Drive, Suite 310, Rolling Hills Estates. 10:30-11:30 a.m. 310-377-3003.

Toastmasters Club 280: Levy Torrance Adult School, 3420 W. 229th Place. 7 p.m. 310-532-1209.

Transgender, Non-binary, Gender Nonconforming Social Support Group: South Bay LGBTQ Center, 16610 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance. 7-9 p.m. 310-329-6550, tinyurl.com/55d44hyc.

Wild At Heart: Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. 7:30 p.m. $12-$20. tinyurl.com/5n6r3a3h.

Feb. 15

Ask an Advocate: “Introducing Our New Medicare Counseling Program with the Center for Health Care Rights.” Beach Cities Health District, 514 N. Prospect Ave. 11 a.m.-noon. 310-374-3426, option 1.

Beginner Bridge Lessons: Presented by South Bay Bridge Club, 24100 Narbonne Ave., Lomita. 3:30-5:30 p.m. 10-week course with first four lessons free and $15 per class thereafter. Through March 28. 310-373-8166, SBBC.Club.manager@gmail.com.

Ongoing

42nd St.: Presented by Musical Theatre West. Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 E. Atherton St., Long Beach. 8 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10, and 1 p.m. Feb. 11. $35 and up. Runs through Feb. 25. 562-856-1999, musical.org/42nd-street.

Alexey Steele-Love My Neighbor Project: Presented by California Creative Corps and African American Cultural Center of Long Beach. Expo Arts Center at Bixby Knolls, 4321 Atlantic Ave. Exhibit runs through Feb. 24. 2-7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. tinyurl.com/3tk55cca.

Art of Wood Carving: Presented by California Carvers Guild. Meets from 8 a.m. to noon Monday and Wednesday. Senior Center, 1150 E. Fourth St., Room 207, Long Beach. 562-570-3500.

Blankets of Love: Weekly knitting/crocheting baby blankets for those in need in the L.A. area. Joslyn Center, 1601 N. Valley Drive, Manhattan Beach. 3-5 p.m. Thursdays. blanketsoflovesouthbay.com.

Celebrating the AAPI Community Through Art: Presented by Palos Verdes Library District. Peninsula Center Library Foyer, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates. Through Feb. 23. 310-377-9584, ext. 601, pvld.org/artinourlibrary/calendar.

Club of Harps: The harmonica club for all skill levels meets every Wednesday and Thursday at the Long Beach Senior Center, 1150 E. Fourth St. 1:30-3 p.m. Information: clubofharps.org.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: Peer based support group for people dealing with mood disorders. Meetings are available on Zoom and in person. Information: Scott, 310-497-8801 or woodscott516@yahoo.com; Peggy, 310-548-3457; or dbsasouthbay.org.

Exhibit: “Portraits, Figures and Animals from the Artist Journey of Bernette Derpaulian.” Long Beach Playhouse Gallery, 5021 Anaheim St. Artist reception 2-5 p.m. Feb. 9. Runs through April 28. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., weekdays.

Exhibit: “Professional Artist Fellows.” Presented by Arts Council for Long Beach. Billie Jean King Main Library, 200 W. Broadway. Runs through March.

JLI/Advice for Life: Hosted by Jewish Community Center of the South Bay, 2108 Vail Ave., Redondo Beach. Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. through Feb. 28. RSVP at 310-214-4999 or tinyurl.com/d4s6j5fh.

Line Dance Classes: Hosted by Redondo Beach Elks Lodge, 315 Esplanade. 6:30-8:45 p.m. Mondays. Beginner’s class starts at 6:30 p.m. Improver/Intermediate starts at 7:40. $10 for each class; $15 for both. Classes run through March 5. 310-372-8488.

Love’s Labour’s Lost: Presented by Long Beach Shakespeare Company. Helen Borgers Theatre, 4250 Atlantic Ave. $15; $25. Runs through Feb. 17. 562-997-1494, tinyurl.com/3pv5hccy.

NAMI South Bay: Family and peer support groups for mental illness are meeting virtually at this time. Information on times and dates: namisouthbay.com; or Paul Stansbury, pstans5@aol.com.

Rewind: Gardena Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. Through Feb. 15. $15. To select date and time, visit tinyurl.com/3sn2kn85.

Social Skills Classes: For adolescents and young adults. Presented by We Are Team Us. Social weekly sessions, 4-5 p.m., Mondays. PEERS for Adolescents, 4-5:30 p.m., Wednesdays. Hermosa Beach Community Center, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. 424-241-0058, contact@weareteamus.com. Information: weareteamus.com.

Taking Care of Business/Next Steps After a Loss Workshop: Taking Time: South Bay (Taking Time), a bereavement support non-profit is providing a three-week workshop for persons needing to navigate financial, legal, logistical and/or practical steps after the death of a family member. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Feb 6, 13 and 20. Pre-registration is required. Information: 424-634-1956, takingtime.org or info@takingtime.org.

Volunteers: Help Torrance’s nonprofit facility to decorate Happy Hats for hospitalized children with cancer and other critical illnesses in South Bay Hospitals and Hospice. Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. Happy Hats for Kids in Hospitals, 923 Van Ness Ave. 310-787-0970.

Yarn Angels South Bay: A charity group that crochets/knits/quilts/sews articles for seven local charities. Meets second and fourth Monday of the month at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church, 24027 Pennsylvania Ave., Lomita. 6-8 p.m. New members and yarn/fabric donations are welcome. Information: Anna, 310-830-2190 or  yarnangels.wix.com/yarnangelssouthbay.

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