El Segundo Brewing Co. kicks off a breezy weekend with another fresh on date, day-one bottle release this Friday (4/15). Be on the look-out for a cape crusader masked as an India Pale Ale with super powers, known locally as KAU-PAU! IPA. According to ESBC’s newsletter, KAU PAU! IPA carries “Notes of kiwi, and sauvignon blanc…some more tropical fruit notes.” Stop by the brewery this weekend or check your local retailer or bottle shop for KAU-PAU! IPA; ESBC is located at 140 Main Street in the Gundo.
Free Kung Fu/Qi Gong Demo: Friday, April 15, 2016 – 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM From Taiwan, Shifu Feng-San Lee’s renowned Kung Fu/Qi Gong/Martial Arts group, Meimen is visiting Los Angeles and will be providing a free Kung Fu and Pingshuai demonstration on the Redondo Beach Pier.
2016 Earth Day Chalk Art Challenge: Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Please note, last weekend’s Chalk Art Festival was rained out so the celebration will happen this Saturday at the same location. The event details are the same: The King Harbor Association is a proud sponsor of this year’s Earth Day Chalk Art Challenge on Saturday April 16th. This all-ages event is free and open to the public. Participants of all levels are invited to create a chalk art drawing to commemorate Earth Day. The first 100 children to sign-up on the day of the event will receive free chalk and a recycled and reusable canvas tote bag that they can custom paint with members of the Redondo Beach Arts Group. LOCATION Redondo Beach Marina – Sea Wall 181 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 (between Samba and Polly’s on the sport fishing pier)
44th Annual Bunka-Sai Japanese Cultural Festival: Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM This free event features cultural demonstrations of ikebana, bonsai, martial arts including: kendo, judo, naginata and aikido and dance, shodo, koto music, Okinawa taiko and dance and tea ceremony. Games for kids and Japanese food available for purchase. Free admission and parking. Bunka-Sai takes place at the Ken Miller Recreation Center at 3341 Torrance Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503.
L.A. Local Craft Beer & Artisanal Food Fest: Saturday, April 16, 2016 – Noon It’s the 2nd Annual L.A Local Craft Beer & Food Festival at Alpine Village. Join them to celebrate L.A.’s local beers and food. There will be craft beers from well known and up-and-coming Los Angeles breweries and a wide variety of artisanal foods made locally. Alpine Village is located at 833 W. Torrance Blvd in Torrance. tickets
El Camino College Theatre Department Presents “Into the Woods”: Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 8:00 PM El Camino College Theatre Department students will bring favorite fairy tales to life in a can’t-miss production of “Into the Woods.” The show opens at 8 p.m. April 16 in the Campus Theatre. Tickets for this performance are $25 for adults and $18 for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 years of age will not be admitted to ECC Theatre performances. Tickets may be purchased online at centerforthearts.org, by phone at 310-329-5345 or toll-free at 800-832- ARTS.
AbbaFab Concert Celebrates Sweden’s Pop Giants: Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 8:00 PM AbbaFab will send you back in time to the heyday of the celebrated Swedish pop group to experience their classic hits performed live, in an electrifying multimedia production. This tribute band’s infectious energy, costumes and colorful staging perfectly recreate the look, feel and sound of Abba who have sold more than 375 million records worldwide, making them one of the top-selling recording artists of all time. For more information or to purchase tickets call the box office at (310) 544-0403, ext. 221, or go to www.palosverdesperformingarts.com. The Norris Theatre is located at 27570 Norris Center Drive in Rolling Hills Estates.
The Samburu Project’s 7th Annual Walk for Water & Pancake Breakfast: Sunday, April 17, 2016 – 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM The Samburu Project’s Walk for Water is a 4-mile walk (or run, bike or scoot!) along the beautiful and famous oceanside strand in Hermosa Beach. The event culminates with a delicious pancake breakfast and raffle at American Junkie Restaurant. more info
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Presents – The Beauty of Nature Film Series: Sunday, April 17th – 4:00 PM Join the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for their third annual film series, The Beauty of Naturefor “Out of Africa”, 4 pm on April 17th at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro. This year’s The Beauty of Nature series brings outdoor enthusiasts together to celebrate the beauty in our natural surroundings. ” The films are $10 for adults and free for students 18 years and younger.
Tickets and reservations available at www.pvplc.org and select Events and Activities or call 310.541.7613.
Lindsey Harper CD Release Party at Saint Rocke: Sunday, April 17th, 2016 – 6:30 PM Hard working musical artist Lindsey Harper, who performs weekly at BALEENkitchen, shares her latest album release with the South Bay Saturday night at Saint Rocke. Honest, sultry and soulful, Haper’s record release titled “New Game” is available for pre-order online but come out to Saint Rocke Sunday night and hear what the real thing sounds like. Saint Rocke is located at 142 Pacific Coast Hwy. in Hermosa Beach. tickets