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Thursday, August 11, 2016 | 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
Toyota Auto Musuem
The Bully Awareness Network is launching its Anti-Bully Tour on August 16, 2106 in California. Join us at this free Back 2 School Event as we honor youth from BAN's mentoring program and the BET Youth Experience. There will be entertainment, food and book bag and school supply giveaways and more! The Bully Awareness Network has linked up with local politicians, suicide counselors, celebs and, most importantly, you to help to end all forms of bullying! Come get your kids ready for school. Visit us at www.BullyAwarenessNetwork.Org.
Saturday, August 20, 2016 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Torrance Airport (3315 Airport Drive, Torrance, 90505)
Off the books, Skunkworks, Black Ops. All names meant a special, top-notch mission. That was Lockheed’s SR-71 Blackbird. A plane that flew at 90,000 feet, not the normal 45,000. A plane that required new oxygen masks and pressurized suits at that level. If an emergency ejection was needed it would be at Mach 3.2. Now you have a chance to hear firsthand from an elite pilot who flew one of these unique planes. Only 32 Blackbirds were built, and 12 were lost in accidents but none in action. Join us Saturday, Aug. 20 at 11 a..m. when Col. Jim Shelton (ret.), one of a handful of Blackbird pilots, will give you the background for this plane, as well as others. Col. Shelton started fast and kept getting faster. When the F-86 Sabre was the hottest rod in the fleet, Shelton flew it. He was one of the men chosen to intimidate any aggressor, flying the B-47 strategic bomber. He warmed up on the F-102, then he got faster in a phenomenally fast B-58 Hustler. Then the Blackbird. As they say, if you heard the Blackbird, it is already gone. The lecture will be followed by Easy Build Model Session, great for kids. Parking is free. Be a part of the WMoF family. Think about individual, family or business membership. Membership gives you one-year unlimited free admission to celebrity lectures, plus the quarterly newsletter, access to the research library (includes membership card) and access to special events. Members also will be listed in annual publications. Support your community’s unique museum and place in history.
Saturday, August 27, 2016 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
Hickory Park, 2850 West 232nd Street
The Torrance Community Services Department invites you to a screening of McFarland USA (rated PG) as Hickory Park is transformed into a movie theatre! Wear your warm clothes and bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and snacks, and join the fun!
Sunday, August 28, 2016 | 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM   
Torrance Historical Society & Museum - 1345 Post Ave., Torrance 90501
This free docent-led walking tour begins at the Torrance Historical Society & Museum, and will point out many historic sites and landmarks of Old Torrance. Guests will also learn ... - What's in the cornerstone of the original Jared Sidney Torrance Memorial Hospital - Why downtown was laid-out in a "Y" fashion - About the explosion that helped put Torrance on the map - What TV character lived on Cota Avenue - About the oldest church still in continuous use The tour is easy, but brisk walk covering eight blocks. Wear comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen. Bring a camera and a friend!
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