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<<  Week of Sunday, July 21, 2013    >>           ALL Events   
 
Sunday, July 21, 2013 | 2:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This popular musical which originally opened on Broadway in 1956 starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner is the story Anna Leonowens, a widow who leaves London along with her son, Louis. They head to Siam where Anna teaches English to the king’s court in a country determined to modernize. But conflicts with the King ensue and neither the King nor Anna can admit their friendship is growing.
 
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
Don’t spend Summer at home! Come to summer camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week! Torrance Summer Camps Monday, June 24, 2013 – Friday, August 30, 2013 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Fun Camp Ages 6-11 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue La Romeria Park, 19501 Inglewood Avenue Summer Teen Camp Ages 12-14 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue Summer Sports Camp Ages 7-14 Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for Torrance Summer Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park-126 Vista Del Parque
Come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. Participants must bring a lunch and wear closed toe shoes. A daily snack is provided. Enrollment will be limited to 20 participants per session. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. A $10 late fee will be charged for every 10 minutes parents are late in picking up their child. Mini Kids Club Ages 5-9 2 Weeks, Mondays & Wednesdays July 22, 2013 – July 31, 2013 For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/Parks
 
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 | 10:15 AM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Join the Librarian for stories, songs and fun! This program is aimed at 18 mos to 3 years, participating with a caregiver. This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no registration is required - but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. This storytime repeats at 11:00 a.m. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program! For more information, please contact the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 | 10:30 AM   
Walteria Library 3815 W. 242 St.
Families are invited to join the Librarian for stories, songs, and fun. This storytime is free, and no registration is required. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information, please call the Walteria Library at 310-375-8418.
 
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park*, Delthorne Park*, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park*, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park*, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park*, Victor Park*, Walteria Park
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for fun at the parks this Summer. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost! Young children should be accompanied by an adult, as this is a drop in program where children can come and go as they please. Parks will operate Monday through Friday, June 24 - August 23, 2013. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks
 
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 | 2:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
All ages are invited to get up and move your feet with Galyn Gorg. This show is free and no registration is required. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chambers, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Monday, July 22, 2013 | 6:30 PM   
North Torrance Library, 3604 Artesia Blvd.
Children of all ages are invited to join the Librarian for stories, songs, and fun. This program is free and no registration is required. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information please call the North Torrance Library at 310-323-7200.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Charles H. Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. (between Carson and Sepulveda)
Find fresh produce, local products, meat and eggs, flowers and breads, good food and lots of fun at the Torrance Certified Farmers' Market! Year 'round, rain or shine, in the parking lot of Wilson Park, adjacent to the Dee Hardison Sports Center.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
Don’t spend Summer at home! Come to summer camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week! Torrance Summer Camps Monday, June 24, 2013 – Friday, August 30, 2013 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Fun Camp Ages 6-11 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue La Romeria Park, 19501 Inglewood Avenue Summer Teen Camp Ages 12-14 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue Summer Sports Camp Ages 7-14 Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for Torrance Summer Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park-126 Vista Del Parque
Come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. Participants must bring a lunch and wear closed toe shoes. A daily snack is provided. Enrollment will be limited to 20 participants per session. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. A $10 late fee will be charged for every 10 minutes parents are late in picking up their child. Mini Kids Club Ages 5-9 2 weeks, Tuesdays and Thursdays July 23, 2013 – August 1, 2013 For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/Parks
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Would you like to become a junior naturalist? During this series of classes, students will learn about nature and develop observation and documentation skills so that they can better understand the natural world. This series of classes will occur on the 9th & 11th, 16th & 18th and 23rd & 25th Tuesday and Thursday of this month only from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. Ages 8+. $5 per person per class. Pre-registration is required. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours or more per year. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 10:30 AM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Babies, ages 6 - 24 mos, with a caregiver, are invited to join the Librarian for songs, stories, fingerplays, rhymes and playtime. This program is free and no registration is required, but the room does get crowded so please arrive on time. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information please call the Youth Services Department 310-618-5964.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 10:30 AM   
North Torrance Library, 3604 Artesia Blvd.
Families are invited to join the Librarian for stories, songs, and fun. This storytime is free, and no registration is required. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information, please call the North Torrance Library at 310-323-7200.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 10:30 AM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Families are invited to join the Librarian for stories, songs, and fun. This storytime is free, and no registration is required. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information, please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 11:00 AM   
Southeast Library, 23115 Arlington Ave.
Families are invited to join the Librarian for stories, songs, and fun. This storytime is free, and no registration is required. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information, please call the Southeast Library at 310-530-5044.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM   
La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue
Fun In The Sun: The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for Fun In The Sun at the parks this Summer. The following parks will offer a variety of innovative group based outdoor games designed to stimulate and challenge participants. Hours: 12:30-2:30 p.m. on the dates listed. La Romeria Park, July 23 The Fun In The Sun program is free. This program is non-custodial, where children can come and go as they please. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 2:00 PM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
All ages are invited to get up and move your feet with Galyn Gorg. This show is free and no registration is required. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 7:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Children of all ages are invited to join the Librarian for stories, songs, and fun. This program is free and no registration is required. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chamber, 3031 Torrance Bl.
5:30 p.m. Executive Session, 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
Don’t spend Summer at home! Come to summer camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week! Torrance Summer Camps Monday, June 24, 2013 – Friday, August 30, 2013 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Fun Camp Ages 6-11 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue La Romeria Park, 19501 Inglewood Avenue Summer Teen Camp Ages 12-14 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue Summer Sports Camp Ages 7-14 Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for Torrance Summer Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Are you interested in birds? Do you like to explore nature? Here's a chance to make new friends and have fun while learning about birds and how to identify them. This series of classes and tours of the Madrona Marsh Preserve will be led by Dinuk Magammana, staff member at the Madrona Marsh and one of the youngest bird experts in the Los Angeles area. This series of classes will occur on the 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st Wednesdays of this month only from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Geared for college and high school students. All 10-25 year olds are also welcome. Free! Donations accepted. Pre-registration is recommended. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours or more per year. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 11:00 AM   
El Retiro Library, 126 Vista Del Parque, Redondo Beach
Join the Librarian for stories, songs and fun! This program is aimed at 18 mos to 3 years, participating with a caregiver. This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no registration is required - but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. This storytime repeats at 11:00 a.m. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program! For more information, please contact the El Retiro Library at 310-375-0922.
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 1:00 PM   
Southeast Library, 23115 Arlington Ave.
Laughter is delicious and hilarious with all around entertainer Arty Loon! This program is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. Part of the Summer Reading Program Reading is So Delicious. For more information please contact the Southeast Library at 310-530-5044.
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Are you curious about nature? Would you like to learn about the natural history of the South Bay? Invite a friend to this fun class where you will enjoy a short lecture, short stroll, and light refreshments. This month's topic is Aquatic Life. This program occurs on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Free! Donations accepted. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 3:00 PM   
North Torrance Library, 3604 Artesia Blvd.
Join us for a story followed by a fun craft activity for all ages. This program is free and no registration is required - part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information please call the North Torrance Library at 310-323-7200.
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 4:00 PM   
El Retiro Library, 126 Vista Del Parque, Redondo Beach
Laughter is delicious and hilarious with all around entertainer Arty Loon! This program is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. Part of the Summer Reading Program Reading is So Delicious. For more information please contact the El Retiro Library at 310-375-0922.
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 7:00 PM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Children of all ages are invited to join the Librarian for stories, songs, and fun. This program is free and no registration is required. Part of the Reading is So Delicious Summer Reading Program, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. For more information please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075.
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 7:00 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Comission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 7:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library Community Meeting Room - 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Spice up your evening with this local duo as they perform Spanish Classics, improvisations and timeless surf music with their unique fast-paced style, passionate rhythms and distinctive technique. Please arrive early as seating is limited.
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
Don’t spend Summer at home! Come to summer camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week! Torrance Summer Camps Monday, June 24, 2013 – Friday, August 30, 2013 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Fun Camp Ages 6-11 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue La Romeria Park, 19501 Inglewood Avenue Summer Teen Camp Ages 12-14 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue Summer Sports Camp Ages 7-14 Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for Torrance Summer Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Would you like to become a junior naturalist? During this series of classes, students will learn about nature and develop observation and documentation skills so that they can better understand the natural world. This series of classes will occur on the 9th & 11th, 16th & 18th, and 23rd & 25th Tuesday and Thursday of this month only from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. Ages 8+. $5 per person per class. Pre-registration is required. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds for the future of the Madrona Marsh Preserve. Learn how to: prepare soil for planting on the marsh, grow native plants for restoration and fund raising events at the Madrona Marsh, 'pot up' plants to larger containers, collect and 'clean' seeds and prune native plants in the nursery. This program occurs every Thursday of the month from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Best for adults or college age students. Ages 21+. Free! For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM   
McMaster Park-3624 Artesia Blvd.
Fun In The Sun: The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for Fun In The Sun at the parks this Summer. The following parks will offer a variety of innovative group based outdoor games designed to stimulate and challenge participants. Hours: 12:30-2:30 p.m. on the dates listed. McMaster Park, July 25 The Fun In The Sun program is free. This program is non-custodial, where children can come and go as they please. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
1225 El Prado Ave., Torrance, CA 90501
The Downtown Torrance Market Place is held every Thursday from 3-8 PM. 25 Arts, Crafts & Vintage sellers, FREE craft activity for kids, Antique Appraisals, Music, Food Demos, local authors, Happy Hour specials at Downtown Restaurants and special activities every week! FREE Parking at The Depot Restaurant, 1250 Cabrillo & Public Parking structure on Sartori.
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 3:30 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Teens are invited to use the Wii for shaping up and having fun. This program is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. Part of the Summer Reading Program Reading is So Delicious. For more information, please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 4:00 PM   
Walteria Library, 3815 W. 242nd St.
The Wildlife Company presents a program on what animals consider "good eats!" Part of the Summer Reading Program Reading is So Delicious. This program is free and no registration is required, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. Please call the Walteria Library at 310-375-8418 for more information.
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 6:00 PM   
20285 Western Avenue, Ste. 100, Torrance
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 7:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library Community Meeting Room - 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Join us for an amusing and educational survey of the history and impacts of L.A.'s immigrant cuisines on today's world presented by journalist, author, and historian Richard Foss.
 
 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 | 7:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This popular musical which originally opened on Broadway in 1956 starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner is the story Anna Leonowens, a widow who leaves London along with her son, Louis. They head to Siam where Anna teaches English to the king’s court in a country determined to modernize. But conflicts with the King ensue and neither the King nor Anna can admit their friendship is growing.
 
 
Friday, July 26, 2013 | (All Day)   
City Hall
 
 
Friday, July 26, 2013 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
Don’t spend Summer at home! Come to summer camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week! Torrance Summer Camps Monday, June 24, 2013 – Friday, August 30, 2013 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Fun Camp Ages 6-11 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue La Romeria Park, 19501 Inglewood Avenue Summer Teen Camp Ages 12-14 Greenwood Park, 1520 Greenwood Avenue Summer Sports Camp Ages 7-14 Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for Torrance Summer Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Friday, July 26, 2013 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
"Friday Fun" is a hands-in program for pre-schoolers, ages 3-6 years and their parents or guardians. The program will be offered at no charge every Friday of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. Best to register on Tuesday for that week's Friday Fun program. The program will incorporate story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the chosen topic. Some weeks there will also be potting and other activities. The topics emphasize respect for all living things and prepare the children (and parents) to be good stewards of the planet. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 20 children. Free! Donations accepted. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Friday, July 26, 2013 | 2:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Laughter is delicious and hilarious with all around entertainer Arty Loon! This program is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. Part of the Summer Reading Program Reading is So Delicious. For more information please contact the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Friday, July 26, 2013 | 8:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This popular musical which originally opened on Broadway in 1956 starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner is the story Anna Leonowens, a widow who leaves London along with her son, Louis. They head to Siam where Anna teaches English to the king’s court in a country determined to modernize. But conflicts with the King ensue and neither the King nor Anna can admit their friendship is growing.
 
 
Friday, July 26, 2013 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
Wilson Park Gazebo
Shakespeare by the Sea’s 16th season of admission-free Shakespeare, features KING JOHN, which opens June 13. Competing interests posture and strategize to build and ruin alliances through persuasion and deception for king and country, delivering compelling drama reminiscent of “Game of Thrones”. Arrive early, bring friends, neighbors, kids and a picnic; you’ll want to return every year. There’s nothing like Shakespeare under the summer sky!
 
 
Friday, July 26, 2013 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
Wilson Park - by the pond 2200 Crenshaw Blvd
Bring your picnic baskets, blankets and beach chairs along with your friends and family to enjoy Shakespeare under the stars.Shakespear's own "Game of Thrones" King John is filled with secret alliances, corruption and greed. It's poetic and powerful take of a country's struggle to unite under a single legitimate ruler.
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Charles H. Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. (between Carson and Sepulveda)
Find fresh produce, local products, meat and eggs, flowers and breads, good food and lots of fun at the Torrance Certified Farmers' Market! Year 'round, rain or shine, in the parking lot of Wilson Park, adjacent to the Dee Hardison Sports Center.
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM   
1317 Sartori Ave., Torrance, CA 90501
The Torrance Antique Street Faire is held on the 4th Sunday of every month in historic downtown Torrance. Over 200 sellers set up in the streets with antiques, collectibles, furniture, vintage clothes, jewelry, toys, tools, pottery, arts & crafts, home decor and more...all on sale at bargain prices! Antique appraisals available. All the downtown restaurants, bars, bakery & market are open as well as antique and specialty shops.
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Join us for our restoration program every Saturday of every month from 8:45 a.m. - 12 noon on the Madrona Marsh Preserve planting natives, weeding, propagating or maybe watering new plants. Wear closed toe shoes, bring gloves and be ready to work. Refreshments are provided. Rain or a holiday that fall on a Saturday cancels this program. Be on time - late comers will not be able to work. If you are 15 years or younger you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Take a guided walk on the Madrona Marsh Preserve and learn about the flora and fauna that live in our captivating vernal marsh. You'll see how living things interact in their habitat and learn the value of wetlands in our urban environment. This walk occurs on the 4th Saturday and 4th Sunday every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon. All are welcome! Great for seniors! Free! Donations accepted. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 10:30 AM   
El Retiro Library - 126 Vista del Parque
Create your very own scrapbook documenting your foodie experiences. All materials are provided. Space is limited; call to register.
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
This month's topic will be birdhouses. Will it be a heart-warming story about living with nature or a tall tale of mythic proportions? In any event, stories will be told. After the story, create crafts that can be used in your home or given as gifts for the holidays. $5 per person. All ages welcome! Pre-registration is recommended. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 2:00 PM   
Walteria Library - 3815 W 242nd St
Bring one of your favorite recipes with ingredients, quantities, and step-by-step instructions printed on 8 1/2 X 11 inch sheet of paper. Go home with new recipes, techniques, and ideas for summertime fun!
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 2:00 PM   
Southeast Library - 23115 S Arlington
Let's create and decorate a book to keep all your delicious recipes. Starter recipe will be included! Space is limited; please call to register.
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 7:30 PM   
Victor Park, Hickory Park, and Paradise Park
The Community Services Department, in associaton with local Homeowners Associations, is proud to sponsor Movies in the Park. Three movies on us, and the fun is all yours! June 29 - Victor Park; July 27 - Hickory Park; and August 31 - Paradise Park. All movies start at dusk, so bring warm clothes, lawn chairs, and some snacks to see a fun movie out under the stars. For more information please call 310-618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/3737.htm
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 8:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This popular musical which originally opened on Broadway in 1956 starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner is the story Anna Leonowens, a widow who leaves London along with her son, Louis. They head to Siam where Anna teaches English to the king’s court in a country determined to modernize. But conflicts with the King ensue and neither the King nor Anna can admit their friendship is growing.
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
Wilson Park (near the pond) 2200 Crenshaw Blvd
Bring your picnic baskets, blankets and beach chairs along with your friends and family to enjoy Shakespeare under the stars. ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL - Trickery and charades abound in the raucous comedy about Helena's unrequited love and the lengths to which she goes to win her heart's desire. Magic cures, two rings and a disguised heroine are needed to "trick" her love into becoming the Price Charming he never was!
 
 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 | 8:00 PM - 10:05 PM   
Wilson Park Gazebo
Shakespeare by the Sea presents its 16th season of admission-free Shakespeare, opening with ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL on June 6. A cautionary and funny story about a young woman who goes to extraordinary lengths to get the man of her dreams, whether he liked it or not. Arrive early, bring friends, neighbors, kids and a picnic; you'll want to return every year. There's nothing like Shakespeare under the summer sky!
 
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