June 11

Fifth Anniversary Palos Verdes Peninsula Village Celebration: For opportunity to learn about and understand PVP Village membership and volunteer opportunities, join PVP Village members/volunteers along with Marianne Propst, executive director. For Zoom link informal chat or an in-person visit: Propst, 310-991-3324; [email protected]; or peninsulavillage.net.

123rd Virtual Celebration of Philippine Independence Day: Presented by the City of Carson. 5:30 p.m. facebook.com, or youtube.com. Also 11 a.m. Saturday, June 12. carsonca.gov.

Courageous Conversations: “A Muslim Jewish Partnership for Change,” featuring Aziza Hasan, executive director of NewGround. Presented by South Coast Interfaith Council. 3 p.m. RSVP at us02web.zoom.us.

Forbidden Broadway: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula High School Drama Department. Created and written by Gerard Alessandrini. Streaming online through June 13. $12 for individuals and $25 per family packages. theatricalrights.com.

Nacho Libre: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30. 10:55 p.m.-12:30 a.m. eventbrite.com.

Rapid Response: Presented by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. Ladera Linda Community Center, 32201 Forrestal Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes. 9 a.m.-noon. pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Shabat to Remember: Temple Menorah in Redondo Beach holds a 75th Anniversary celebration, as well as Tuvia School’s 50th celebration. Also June 12. templemenorah.org.

The Lego Batman Movie: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30. 8:40-10:25 p.m. eventbrite.com.

June 12

Beautification Event: Seaside Heroes Park in Torrance. 8-11 a.m. Meet at 22812 Kathryn Ave., in South Torrance. Information: Jenna Christensen, 310-920-9387 or [email protected]

Get Up and Dance: With Antoine Lee. Presented by Musical Theatre West. 11 a.m. musical.org.

Long Beach Republican Women Federated: Featuring guest speaker Don Jans. The Grand, 4101 E. Willow St., Long Beach. 9 a.m. $30 for members, $35 for non-members. 562-433-8996 or 562-760 1556, longbeachrepublicanwomen.com.

Nacho Libre: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. $30. 10:55 p.m.-12:30 a.m. eventbrite.com.

Plant Sale Fundraiser: Bembridge House and Gardens, 953 Park Circle, Long Beach. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Information: Carol Smith, 562-404-4291 or [email protected]

The Lego Batman Movie: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30. 8:40-10:25 p.m. eventbrite.com.

June 13

Five-day Silent, Directed Retreat: Led by spiritual directors Sr. Pascazia Kinkuhaire, Sue Ballotti and Fr. Joseph Miller. Presented by Mary and Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Road, Rancho Palos Verdes. $600 for single room, $425 for commuter. Through June 18. maryjoseph.org.

Grief Program: “Grief and Loss During the Pandemic as Faith Communities.” Presented by South Coast Interfaith Council. 3-5 p.m. scinterfaith.org.

Happy Together: Presented by Los Cancioneros Master Chorale, under the direction of Artistic Director Allan Petker. 4 p.m. lcmasterchorale.com.

Nacho Libre: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30. 10:55 p.m.-12:30 a.m. eventbrite.com.

Palos Verdes Democrats: “Stop Dumping Patients: Advocating for Nursing Home Reform,” featuring guest speakers attorney Matthew Borden and Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi. 2:30 p.m. Register at pvpdemocrats.org.

Progressive Democratic Club: 4-6 p.m. us02web.zoom.us. Use meeting ID 815-1124-8505 and passcode 1932, 669-900-6833.

Run-up to Father’s Day: Western Museum of Flight, 3315 Airport Drive, Torrance. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Museum members free, $5 requested donation for non-members. 310-326-9544, wmof.com.

Shanghai Jews with Faith Goldman: Presented by Lunch Brunch. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free for Congregation Ner Tamid members. $18 for non-members. nertamid.com.

South Coast Cactus and Succulent Society: “Succulents: Liberated or Constrained in Containers?” by Ernesto Sandoval. 1 p.m. southcoastcss.org.

The Lego Batman Movie: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30. 8:40-10:25 p.m. eventbrite.com.

June 14

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

June 15

Book Sale: Presented by Friends of Redondo Beach Public Library, lobby of the Main Library, 303 N. Pacific Coast Highway, Redondo Beach. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. redondobeachlibraryfriends.com.

Ceremony and Flag Retirement: Presented by Redondo Beach Elks Lodge #1378, 315 Esplanade, Redondo Beach. Dinner starts at 5 p.m. Ceremony begins at 7 p.m. For dinner reservations: 310-372-8488.

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

Protective Factors For Adolescents: Featuring Leah M. Niehaus. Presented by South Bay Networking. 9-10:30 a.m. RSVP 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.

Understanding Medicare: Presented by Long Beach Medical Center. 5:30 p.m. To register: Medicare Education Specialist Cheryl Hirtler, 714-352-1119.

June 16

Bohannon Lecture Series: “Beyond the Simple iPhone Selfie.” Presented by Peninsula Seniors. 10:30 a.m.-noon. pvseniors.org.

Freedom from Smoking: Presented by the American Lung Association and the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Medical Center. 4-5:30 p.m. To RSVP: 562-480-7747 or [email protected]

Marathon Women of Excellence and Small Business Grant Event: Presented by the Women’s Business Council of the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. 4-5 p.m. Register at business.lbchamber.com.

South Bay Cities Genealogical Society Meeting: “Harriet Mason: From Darkness to Light,” presented by Michael Sanborn. 7 p.m. For Zoom invitation: [email protected]

There Is No Evil: Presented by South Bay Film Society. AMC Rolling Hills, 2591 Airport Drive, Torrance. 3:30 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 7 p.m., and 7:10 p.m. To reserve tickets: 310-326-1167 or e-mail [email protected]

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

June 17

Foster Care/Adoption Orientation: Presented by Children’s Bureau. 4-5 p.m. To RSVP for live orientation, or to request a PowerPoint orientation, e-mail rfrec[email protected]

Jurassic Park III: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd.. $30. 8:40 -10:15 p.m. eventbrite.com.

Quarterly Breakfast: “Property Values, tax savings and Prop 19,” featuring L.A. County Assessor Jeff Prang. Presented by Carson Chamber of Commerce. 8-9:30 a.m. Register at us02web.zoom.us.

Shakespeare and Friends Aloud: “The Taming of the Shrew” by William Shakespeare 4 p.m. Register at carpenterarts.org.

Twister: Presented by Gardena Drive-in Cinema, 14948 Crenshaw Blvd. $30. 10:45 p.m. -12:40 a.m. eventbrite.com.


Annual Student Art Exhibit (virtual): Presented by Palos Verdes Art Center. Curated by Gail Phinney, Community Engagement Director and Aaron Sheppard, Curator. Runs through June 28. pvartcenter.org.

Black Power Movement Exhibitions: “Black Power: Selections from the Gerth Archives at CSU Dominguez Hills” is available at scalar.usc.edu through June 13. “Perpetual and Binding forever: Race and the Creation of a Los Angeles Subdivision” is on display indefinitely at scalar.usc.edu.

Keep the Lights On Benefit Concert: Grasan Kingsberry. Presented by Musical Theatre West. Streaming through June 20. $27.50. stellartickets.com.

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, [email protected]

Soundpedro: Presented by FLOOD and Angels Gate Cultural Center. 7-9:15 p.m. Through Nov. 27. soundpedro.org.

South Bay Film Society Film Virtual Showings: “The Man Who Sold His Skin” through June 17; and “Two Lottery Tickets” through June 24. Information: southbayfilmsociety.com.

The Importance of Being Earnest: Presented by the Long Beach Shakespeare Company. Streaming through June 27. $35 per household. lbshakespeare.org.

Virtual Theater Series: “The Test” by Rom Watson and directed by Shari Barre. Presented by Kentwood Players. Through June 20. youtube.com.

Yarn Angels South Bay: currently not holding meetings but the group continue to crochet, knit, quilt and sew for seven local charities. New members and donations are welcome. For more information, contact Anna at 310-830-2190 or visit yarnangels.wixsite.com.

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