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<<  Week of Sunday, August 10, 2014    >>           ALL Events   
 
Sunday, August 10, 2014 |   
King Shabu Shabu, 3525 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torracne
The Torrance Rose Float Association is continuing the "Restaurants for Roses" fundraiser on Thursday, August 14th at the King Shabu Shabu Restaurant, located at 3525 PCH in Torrance. From 11:30 am – 2pm and 5pm – 10pm on that date, the restaurant will donate a portion of your total food sales to the Torrance Rose Float Association, as the Association works to raise funds for the 2015 City of Torrance Rose Parade float. King Shabu Shabu’s phone number is 310-359-5464 A flyer needs to be presented in order for the Association to receive the donation, the flyers are available at the West Wing of City Hall, Torrance Libraries, TRFA Facebook page, and online at torrancerosefloat.com. Please call the TRFA hotline at 310-618-2425 for details.
 
 
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.
 
 
Sunday, August 10, 2014 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Please join us for a captivating program that focuses on the lives of plants at the Madrona Marsh. Learn about the highly complex and often surprising world of plants and the essential role they play in a balanced ecology. Take a walk on the preserve and see our leafed friends in action. $5 per person or $10 per family. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Sunday, August 10, 2014 | 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
1250 Cabrillo Avenue, Torrance 90501
Come support Toberman Neighborhood Center in Torrance for a fun night of dancing under the stars! This event includes a gourmet meal presented by Chef Shafer & The Depot Restaurant. Get your drink on with our martini, wine and beer bar! You can't miss this! All proceeds go to Toberman Neighborhood Center. Interested? Visit our website for more information!
 
 
Monday, August 11, 2014 |   
King Shabu Shabu, 3525 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torracne
The Torrance Rose Float Association is continuing the "Restaurants for Roses" fundraiser on Thursday, August 14th at the King Shabu Shabu Restaurant, located at 3525 PCH in Torrance. From 11:30 am – 2pm and 5pm – 10pm on that date, the restaurant will donate a portion of your total food sales to the Torrance Rose Float Association, as the Association works to raise funds for the 2015 City of Torrance Rose Parade float. King Shabu Shabu’s phone number is 310-359-5464 A flyer needs to be presented in order for the Association to receive the donation, the flyers are available at the West Wing of City Hall, Torrance Libraries, TRFA Facebook page, and online at torrancerosefloat.com. Please call the TRFA hotline at 310-618-2425 for details.
 
 
Monday, August 11, 2014 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Monday, August 11, 2014 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
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! Fees for Fun and Sports Camp are $130 for residents and $145 for non-residents per one-week session. Fees for Teen Camp are $140 for residents and $155 for non-residents per one-week session. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips and excursions. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. Please call (310) 618-2930 for additional information or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Monday, August 11, 2014 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park-126 Vista Del Parque
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants aged 5-9 to come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club at El Retiro Park! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. Mini Kids Club operates June 23-August 28, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in 2 week sessions, Mondays and Wednesdays and Tuesdays and Thursdays.
 
 
Monday, August 11, 2014 | 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 and 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.
 
 
Monday, August 11, 2014 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chambers, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Monday, August 11, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Library meeting room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Monday, August 11, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 |   
King Shabu Shabu, 3525 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torracne
The Torrance Rose Float Association is continuing the "Restaurants for Roses" fundraiser on Thursday, August 14th at the King Shabu Shabu Restaurant, located at 3525 PCH in Torrance. From 11:30 am – 2pm and 5pm – 10pm on that date, the restaurant will donate a portion of your total food sales to the Torrance Rose Float Association, as the Association works to raise funds for the 2015 City of Torrance Rose Parade float. King Shabu Shabu’s phone number is 310-359-5464 A flyer needs to be presented in order for the Association to receive the donation, the flyers are available at the West Wing of City Hall, Torrance Libraries, TRFA Facebook page, and online at torrancerosefloat.com. Please call the TRFA hotline at 310-618-2425 for details.
 
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 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, August 12, 2014 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
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! Fees for Fun and Sports Camp are $130 for residents and $145 for non-residents per one-week session. Fees for Teen Camp are $140 for residents and $155 for non-residents per one-week session. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips and excursions. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. Please call (310) 618-2930 for additional information or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM   
Bartlett Center, 1318 Cravens Ave.
 
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday & Wednesday morning of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of at least 50-100 hours or more per year. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park-126 Vista Del Parque
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants aged 5-9 to come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club at El Retiro Park! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. Mini Kids Club operates June 23-August 28, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in 2 week sessions, Mondays and Wednesdays and Tuesdays and Thursdays.
 
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 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 and 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.
 
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM   
Walteria Park-3855 242nd Street
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for Fun In The Sun at the parks this Summer. The program 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 date listed. Walteria Park, August 12 The Fun In The Sun program is free. This program is non-custodial, where children can come and go as they please.
 
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM   
City Hall - Third Floor Assembly Room
2014 League of California Cities Resolution
 
 
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chamber, 3031 Torrance Bl.
5:30 P.M . - EXECUTIVE SESSION; 7:00 P.M. - REGULAR BUSINESS
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 |   
King Shabu Shabu, 3525 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torracne
The Torrance Rose Float Association is continuing the "Restaurants for Roses" fundraiser on Thursday, August 14th at the King Shabu Shabu Restaurant, located at 3525 PCH in Torrance. From 11:30 am – 2pm and 5pm – 10pm on that date, the restaurant will donate a portion of your total food sales to the Torrance Rose Float Association, as the Association works to raise funds for the 2015 City of Torrance Rose Parade float. King Shabu Shabu’s phone number is 310-359-5464 A flyer needs to be presented in order for the Association to receive the donation, the flyers are available at the West Wing of City Hall, Torrance Libraries, TRFA Facebook page, and online at torrancerosefloat.com. Please call the TRFA hotline at 310-618-2425 for details.
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Whether you are an avid birder or just a beginner, you'll have fun on this walk. This walk occurs on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. All are welcome! Search the Madrona Marsh Preserve for our local residents and seasonal visitors. Bob Shanman is a local birding expert and vibrant speaker. Free! Donations accepted. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
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! Fees for Fun and Sports Camp are $130 for residents and $145 for non-residents per one-week session. Fees for Teen Camp are $140 for residents and $155 for non-residents per one-week session. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips and excursions. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. Please call (310) 618-2930 for additional information or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday & Wednesday morning of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of at least 50-100 hours or more per year. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park-126 Vista Del Parque
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants aged 5-9 to come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club at El Retiro Park! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. Mini Kids Club operates June 23-August 28, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in 2 week sessions, Mondays and Wednesdays and Tuesdays and Thursdays.
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 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 and 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.
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 4:30 PM   
City Hall, 3rd Floor Assembly Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
CABLE TELEVISION ADVISORY BOARD GOES DARK IN AUGUST - NEXT MEETING WILL BE IN SEPTEMBER
 
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
West Annex Commission Room
 
 
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 |   
King Shabu Shabu, 3525 Pacific Coast Hwy, Torracne
The Torrance Rose Float Association is continuing the "Restaurants for Roses" fundraiser on Thursday, August 14th at the King Shabu Shabu Restaurant, located at 3525 PCH in Torrance. From 11:30 am – 2pm and 5pm – 10pm on that date, the restaurant will donate a portion of your total food sales to the Torrance Rose Float Association, as the Association works to raise funds for the 2015 City of Torrance Rose Parade float. King Shabu Shabu’s phone number is 310-359-5464 A flyer needs to be presented in order for the Association to receive the donation, the flyers are available at the West Wing of City Hall, Torrance Libraries, TRFA Facebook page, and online at torrancerosefloat.com. Please call the TRFA hotline at 310-618-2425 for details.
 
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
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! Fees for Fun and Sports Camp are $130 for residents and $145 for non-residents per one-week session. Fees for Teen Camp are $140 for residents and $155 for non-residents per one-week session. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips and excursions. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. Please call (310) 618-2930 for additional information or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
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 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park-126 Vista Del Parque
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants aged 5-9 to come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club at El Retiro Park! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. Mini Kids Club operates June 23-August 28, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in 2 week sessions, Mondays and Wednesdays and Tuesdays and Thursdays.
 
 
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.
 
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 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 every month from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Best for adults and college age students. Ages 21+. Free! For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 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 and 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.
 
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
1225 El Prado Ave., Torrance, 90501
The Downtown Torrance Market Place is held every Thursday in downtown Torrance. 30 + sellers with arts, crafts, vintage and new merchandise, DJ Ozzie & the downtown raffle, food demos & special events, book signings, Antique Appraisals by Dave Brownlee, Karren's Krafts 4 kids - free crafting activity & $2, $4, $6 dinner & happy hour specials at local restaurants. Free parking at The Depot Restaurant, 1250 Cabrillo or public parking structure on Sartori.
 
 
Thursday, August 14, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Friday, August 15, 2014 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
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! Fees for Fun and Sports Camp are $130 for residents and $145 for non-residents per one-week session. Fees for Teen Camp are $140 for residents and $155 for non-residents per one-week session. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips and excursions. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. Please call (310) 618-2930 for additional information or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Friday, August 15, 2014 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
"Friday Fun" is a hands-on program for pre-schoolers, ages 3-6 years and their parents or guardians. This program occurs at no charge every Friday of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., but a $5 donation is requested. 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 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. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Friday, August 15, 2014 | 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 and 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.
 
 
Friday, August 15, 2014 | 2:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library
Join us for family friendly movies and popcorn to extend the fun of the Summer Reading Program. These movies are free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no registration is required. Children under the age of 9 must have an adult accompany them to the movie. For more information please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Friday, August 15, 2014 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
CHARLES H. WILSON PARK - NEAR THE GAZEBO AREA
BRING A PICNIC DINNER AND YOUR BLANKET AND CHAIRS AND ENJOY THIS SPECIAL FILM NIGHT UNDER THE STARS LACMA9 SHORTS PROGRAM I For detailed information regarding the films, please visit www.LACMA.Org/ARTFILMLAB
 
 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 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, August 16, 2014 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join us for our Habitat Restoration Program every Saturday of every month from 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 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 13 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, August 16, 2014 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
This is a beginner's guide to birds, bird life and behavior. Each class will include a short presentation about the featured birds followed by a bird walk on the Madrona Marsh Preserve. This month's topic will be visiting sparrows. Bring binoculars and wear comfortable shoes. Classes are limited to 20 persons. Ages 9+. Free! Donations are greatly appreciated. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Torrance Airport (3315 Airport Dr., Torrance, 90505)
Not as prevalent on the West Coast as the East Coast but with Catalina Island nearby, the era of the Water Taxi thrived in Southern California. The time of Wings Across the Channel was romantic and efficient. You can find out about this part of SoCal history when two-time author Jim Watson visit the Western Museum of Flight (WMoF) Celebrity Speakers Series. Just wing your way to Avalon and Catalina. Watson will give you the background on the Grumman and Sikorsky sea planes. Don't recall a sea plane? Join us early (10AM) when Jim Van Arsdale will be landing his beautiful Grumman Widgeon Seaplane. Both of Watson's books, "Mysterious Island: Catalina" and “Wings Across the Channel” will be available. Joining the theme that day will be automobiles form the 1940's courtesy of Dave Simon. WMoF Members are free; non-members are $5, which also includes access to WMoF museum exhibits. Free parking. Support YOUR community’s unique museum and place in history: WMoF Annual Memberships (wmof.com/newmem.htm) always available. The annual membership – individual, family or business - gives you one-year unlimited FREE admission to Celebrity Lectures, Quarterly Newsletter and access to the research library (Includes Membership Card), access to Special Events and will be listed in Annual publications.
 
 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 | Noon - 3:00 PM   
TORRANCE ART MUSEUM
WORKSHOP - Composition - How do you create an expressive image on film? Learn professional techniques used to create compelling shots; everything from shot design to camera movement.
 
 
Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Are you fascinated by origami and want to learn about this captivating art form? Whether you're a beginner and just want to sharpen already acquired skills, then this is the perfect occasion to spend an enjoyable afternoon with Richard Ruan at the Madrona Marsh. Please be on time. For all ages! Free! Donations are greatly appreciated. Each class is unique featuring different skills. All supplies are provided. Pre-registration is strongly recommended. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
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.
 
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