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Friday, August 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Written, produced, and directed by Kathy Long-Hill, The Freedom Train tells the story of the Ross family and their struggles in the 1880s.
 
 
Saturday, August 2, 2014 | 10:00 AM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Fellow crafter Marla Cude will demonstrate techniques for creating beautiful beads with Fimo clay which can be used in making a bracelet. This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, but space is limited so registration is required. Please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075 to register.
 
 
Monday, August 4, 2014 | 6:30 PM   
North Torrance Library, 3604 Artesia Blvd.
Join us each month for a discussion of a great mystery book. This book group is free and no registration is required. For titles see: http://www.torranceca.gov/Library/5663.htm or call the North Torrance Library at 310-323-7200.
 
 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Discover extraordinary new worlds, travel through space and time, journey to other dimensions as the Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group explores the wondrous and fantastic realm of Science Fiction and Fantasy each month. All Torrance Public Library book discussion groups are free and no registration is required. Please call the Reference Department at 310-618-5959 for more information.
 
 
Saturday, August 9, 2014 | 7:30 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This box office Rodgers and Hammerstein musical smash has all the elements of a true big musical. The love triangle between Curly and Laurey move the story to a climax of death, trial, and in the end, singing for joy. With songs like, “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “People Will Say We’re in Love”, and “Kansas City”, audiences will be swept away once again by this lovely and lively musical.
 
 
Sunday, August 10, 2014 | 2:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This box office Rodgers and Hammerstein musical smash has all the elements of a true big musical. The love triangle between Curly and Laurey move the story to a climax of death, trial, and in the end, singing for joy. With songs like, “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “People Will Say We’re in Love”, and “Kansas City”, audiences will be swept away once again by this lovely and lively musical.
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
This program covers the history of the navy from its early origins, through the American Revolution and the War of 1812; with songs from both the Union and Confederate Navies during the Civil War; songs of the Spanish-American War; and both World Wars. The 20th-century songs cover destroyers, submarines, carriers, and other modern warships.
 
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Join this free book club to read and discuss great mysteries. The book club is free and no registration is required, just read the book prior to the meeting. For titles see: http://www.torranceca.gov/Library/14488.htm and for more information please call the Henderson Library at 310-310-371-2075.
 
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library Community Meeting Room
Join us as we discuss great lives and times as presented in biographies and memoirs. For list of titles, please see http://www.torranceca.gov/Library/5659.htm. All Torrance Public Library book discussion groups are free and there is no registration required. Please call the Reference Department at 310-618-5959 for more information.
 
 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
This program paints a musical picture of California’s rich maritime heritage. Historian-musician Simon Spalding will trace the history of seafaring, exploration, and maritime commerce in California, with special emphasis on Southern California. The program will set the California coast in the larger context of the Pacific Basin.
 
 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This box office Rodgers and Hammerstein musical smash has all the elements of a true big musical. The love triangle between Curly and Laurey move the story to a climax of death, trial, and in the end, singing for joy. With songs like, “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “People Will Say We’re in Love”, and “Kansas City”, audiences will be swept away once again by this lovely and lively musical.
 
 
Sunday, August 17, 2014 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This box office Rodgers and Hammerstein musical smash has all the elements of a true big musical. The love triangle between Curly and Laurey move the story to a climax of death, trial, and in the end, singing for joy. With songs like, “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “People Will Say We’re in Love”, and “Kansas City”, audiences will be swept away once again by this lovely and lively musical.
 
 
Thursday, August 21, 2014 | 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM   
Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance
STOP DIABETES! The Torrance-South Bay YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program is hosting a free health screening on Thursday, August 21, 10:30am-1:00pm & 4:00-8:00pm, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Individuals will have their height, weight, body mass index, blood sugar (A1C test) and blood pressure taken. Appointments recommended. Call Isaac Gardner at 310-602-4796. Supported by Torrance Memorial Medical Center. Visit www.ymca.net/diabetes-prevention.
 
 
Friday, August 22, 2014 | 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This box office Rodgers and Hammerstein musical smash has all the elements of a true big musical. The love triangle between Curly and Laurey move the story to a climax of death, trial, and in the end, singing for joy. With songs like, “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “People Will Say We’re in Love”, and “Kansas City”, audiences will be swept away once again by this lovely and lively musical.
 
 
Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
Join us for an afternoon with the Orange County Guitar Orchestra The Orange County Guitar Orchestra was founded in 2012 by former members of the renowned Fullerton Guitar Orchestra, who wanted to continue their guitar orchestra experience at a fully professional level. Under the direction of David Grimes, the Orchestra has already developed a reputation of unique and colorful repertoire.
 
 
Saturday, August 23, 2014 | 7:30 PM - 11:55 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This box office Rodgers and Hammerstein musical smash has all the elements of a true big musical. The love triangle between Curly and Laurey move the story to a climax of death, trial, and in the end, singing for joy. With songs like, “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “People Will Say We’re in Love”, and “Kansas City”, audiences will be swept away once again by this lovely and lively musical.
 
 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group presents a free screening of the movie Excalibur (1981). This climatic retelling of the myths of King Arthur is rated R and has a running time of 140 minutes. The Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group will read Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley and compare the book and the film at their next meeting, September 3. Both programs are free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information please call the Reference Department at 310-618-5959.
 
 
Friday, August 29, 2014 | 7:30 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Enjoy an evening of piano concertos with the South Bay Musica Sinfonia led by Maestro Frank Fetta. The program will include works by Haydn, Rachmaninoff, and many more.
 
 
Saturday, August 30, 2014 | 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
City of South Pasadena, S. Pasadena Unified School District Headquarters, at Diamond Ave. and Mission St. between Mission St. and Monterey Rd.
Properly dispose of your residential hazardous, electronic, and sharps waste by bringing it to a roundup open to all L.A. County residents. This roundup is only until 2:00 p.m.
 
 
Saturday, August 30, 2014 | 8:00 PM   
Three Torrance Parks
The Community Services Department, in conjunction with local Torrance Homeowners Associations, is proud to sponsor Movies in the Park. The movies are on us, the fun is all yours! Three screenings under the stars - Saturday June 28 at De Portola Park, Saturday July 26 at La Romeria Park, and Saturday August 30 at Wilson Park. For more information call 310-618-2930 or see www.TorranceCA.Gov/3737.htm.
 
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