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<<  Week of Sunday, August 31, 2014    >>           ALL Events   
 
Sunday, August 31, 2014 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Torrance-South Bay YMCA , 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance
GOING FOR THE GOLD Compete in the Olympic style Y games! The Torrance-South Bay YMCA is hosting our 1st annual Father-Son Y-Olympics on Sunday, August 31, 1:00-4:00pm. Compete in paper plane throwing, Gaga Ball tournaments, obstacle courses and more! Lunch provided (hot dogs, chips and beverage). For dads & sons ages 5+. $5 per father/son pair. Open to the community. Register by Aug. 27, spots limited. Contact Joseph Silvas at 310-602-4882 or JosephSilvas@ymcala.org. 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd.
 
 
Monday, September 1, 2014 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Monday, September 1, 2014 | (All Day)   
8 Elementary Schools and 7 Middle Schools throughout Torrance
The After School Club Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression. The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program. This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per ten youth at Elementary School and one staff member per thirteen youth at Middle Schools. Enrollment is limited at all schools. All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older. Resident walk-in registration begins August 19, 2014. 2014. Applications and additional information are available online at www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool. The After School Club runs September 4, 2014 – June 18, 2015 following the Torrance Unified School Calendar from after school until 6:00 p.m. The After School Club operates at the following locations: Elementary Schools Arnold 4100 W. 227th St. Carr 3404 W. 168th St. Edison 3800 W.182nd St. Greenwood 1520 Greenwood Ave. Torrance 2125 Lincoln Ave. Victor 4820 Spencer St. Walteria 24456 Madison St. Yukon 17815 Yukon Ave. Middle Schools Bert Lynn 5038 Halison St. Casimir 17220 Casimir Ave. Hull 2080 W. 231st St. Jefferson 21717 Talisman St. Madrona 21364 Madrona Ave. Magruder 4100 W. 185th St. Richardson 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.
 
 
Monday, September 1, 2014 | (All Day)   
All Torrance Libraries
All Torrance Libraries will be closed in observance of Labor Day. Outside materials returns will be open and online resources will be available.
 
 
Monday, September 1, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | (All Day)   
8 Elementary Schools and 7 Middle Schools throughout Torrance
The After School Club Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression. The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program. This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per ten youth at Elementary School and one staff member per thirteen youth at Middle Schools. Enrollment is limited at all schools. All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older. Resident walk-in registration begins August 19, 2014. 2014. Applications and additional information are available online at www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool. The After School Club runs September 4, 2014 – June 18, 2015 following the Torrance Unified School Calendar from after school until 6:00 p.m. The After School Club operates at the following locations: Elementary Schools Arnold 4100 W. 227th St. Carr 3404 W. 168th St. Edison 3800 W.182nd St. Greenwood 1520 Greenwood Ave. Torrance 2125 Lincoln Ave. Victor 4820 Spencer St. Walteria 24456 Madison St. Yukon 17815 Yukon Ave. Middle Schools Bert Lynn 5038 Halison St. Casimir 17220 Casimir Ave. Hull 2080 W. 231st St. Jefferson 21717 Talisman St. Madrona 21364 Madrona Ave. Magruder 4100 W. 185th St. Richardson 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.
 
 
Tuesday, September 2, 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, September 2, 2014 | 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Take a stroll with Ron Melin and Dave Moody as you identify the different species of birds at the Madrona Marsh Preserve as well as other parks throughout the city of Torrance. This program occurs every 1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday of every month from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. All are welcome. Free! Donations accepted. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 9:00 AM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Tuesday, September 2, 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 att least 50-100 hours or more per year. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 10:30 AM   
El Retiro Library, 126 Vista Del Parque, Redondo Beach
The El Retiro Book Club meets to discuss great books. All Torrance Public Library book groups are free, and no registration is required. Please see http://www.torranceca.gov/Library/5661.htm for titles, and call the El Retiro Library at 310-375-0922 for more information.
 
 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Torrance Art Museum
A survey of contemporary sculpture created by Los Angeles based artists. This exhibition features work by emerging and established artists who are defining the look of new sculpture in Los Angeles. Participating Artists: Shiva Aliabadi, Tanya Batura, Joshua Callaghan, Michelle Carla Handel, Mary Hill, Anna Sew Hoy, Ashley Landrum, Andrew Lewicki, Christopher Miles, Marco Rios, Noah Thomas, Shirley Tse, Torbjorn Vejvi and Eve Wood
 
 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chamber, 3031 Torrance Bl.
 
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | (All Day)   
8 Elementary Schools and 7 Middle Schools throughout Torrance
The After School Club Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression. The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program. This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per ten youth at Elementary School and one staff member per thirteen youth at Middle Schools. Enrollment is limited at all schools. All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older. Resident walk-in registration begins August 19, 2014. 2014. Applications and additional information are available online at www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool. The After School Club runs September 4, 2014 – June 18, 2015 following the Torrance Unified School Calendar from after school until 6:00 p.m. The After School Club operates at the following locations: Elementary Schools Arnold 4100 W. 227th St. Carr 3404 W. 168th St. Edison 3800 W.182nd St. Greenwood 1520 Greenwood Ave. Torrance 2125 Lincoln Ave. Victor 4820 Spencer St. Walteria 24456 Madison St. Yukon 17815 Yukon Ave. Middle Schools Bert Lynn 5038 Halison St. Casimir 17220 Casimir Ave. Hull 2080 W. 231st St. Jefferson 21717 Talisman St. Madrona 21364 Madrona Ave. Magruder 4100 W. 185th St. Richardson 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.
 
 
Wednesday, September 3, 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, September 3, 2014 | 11:00 AM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Lower Level Study Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Join this fun Romance Book club to talk about your favorite romance authors or find someone new and exciting to read. The Romance in the Stacks Book Group meets the first Wednesday of each month at 11:00 a.m. in the Lower Level Study Rooms. No specific titles are selected; just bring your passion for romantic fiction and a desire to explore new authors.
 
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Torrance Art Museum
A survey of contemporary sculpture created by Los Angeles based artists. This exhibition features work by emerging and established artists who are defining the look of new sculpture in Los Angeles. Participating Artists: Shiva Aliabadi, Tanya Batura, Joshua Callaghan, Michelle Carla Handel, Mary Hill, Anna Sew Hoy, Ashley Landrum, Andrew Lewicki, Christopher Miles, Marco Rios, Noah Thomas, Shirley Tse, Torbjorn Vejvi and Eve Wood
 
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | Noon - 1:30 PM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Calling all crafters! Share, learn, and be inspired. Bring your current portable project and a sack lunch to spend time with fellow crafters. This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no registration is required. For more information call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075.
 
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM   
TORRANCE ART MUSEUM
Contribute to a bank of stories about your community by sharing a personal anecdote on camera or interviewing a friend or family member.
 
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
City Hall Council Chambers, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Wednesday, September 3, 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.
 
 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 |   
PV Bowl, 24600 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505
Torrance Rose Float Association will be holding a fundraiser at PV Bowl from 1pm to 4pm. For more information please contact the hotline at 310-618-2425
 
 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 | (All Day)   
8 Elementary Schools and 7 Middle Schools throughout Torrance
The After School Club Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression. The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program. This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per ten youth at Elementary School and one staff member per thirteen youth at Middle Schools. Enrollment is limited at all schools. All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older. Resident walk-in registration begins August 19, 2014. 2014. Applications and additional information are available online at www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool. The After School Club runs September 4, 2014 – June 18, 2015 following the Torrance Unified School Calendar from after school until 6:00 p.m. The After School Club operates at the following locations: Elementary Schools Arnold 4100 W. 227th St. Carr 3404 W. 168th St. Edison 3800 W.182nd St. Greenwood 1520 Greenwood Ave. Torrance 2125 Lincoln Ave. Victor 4820 Spencer St. Walteria 24456 Madison St. Yukon 17815 Yukon Ave. Middle Schools Bert Lynn 5038 Halison St. Casimir 17220 Casimir Ave. Hull 2080 W. 231st St. Jefferson 21717 Talisman St. Madrona 21364 Madrona Ave. Magruder 4100 W. 185th St. Richardson 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.
 
 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Hey Kids, bring your favorite adult! Let's hike on the Madrona Marsh Preserve listening for birds, looking for frogs and learning about nature. This program occurs every 1st Thursday of every month from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Ages 3 months - 6 years. A $5 donation is requested. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join the Propagation Society for this hands-on restoration program. Have fun learning how to prepare soil for planting, collect seeds, pot-up plants to larger containers, prune and grow native plants for restoration and fundraising events. This program is best for college age students and adults. This program occurs every Thursday of every month from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Free! For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Torrance Art Museum
A survey of contemporary sculpture created by Los Angeles based artists. This exhibition features work by emerging and established artists who are defining the look of new sculpture in Los Angeles. Participating Artists: Shiva Aliabadi, Tanya Batura, Joshua Callaghan, Michelle Carla Handel, Mary Hill, Anna Sew Hoy, Ashley Landrum, Andrew Lewicki, Christopher Miles, Marco Rios, Noah Thomas, Shirley Tse, Torbjorn Vejvi and Eve Wood
 
 
Thursday, September 4, 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, September 4, 2014 | 3:30 PM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Watch a family friendly film, with popcorn served. This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and all ages are welcome. Children under age 9 must have an adult accompany them to the program. For more information please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075.
 
 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Friday, September 5, 2014 |   
PV Bowl, 24600 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505
Torrance Rose Float Association will be holding a fundraiser at PV Bowl from 1pm to 4pm. For more information please contact the hotline at 310-618-2425
 
 
Friday, September 5, 2014 | (All Day)   
8 Elementary Schools and 7 Middle Schools throughout Torrance
The After School Club Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression. The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program. This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per ten youth at Elementary School and one staff member per thirteen youth at Middle Schools. Enrollment is limited at all schools. All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older. Resident walk-in registration begins August 19, 2014. 2014. Applications and additional information are available online at www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool. The After School Club runs September 4, 2014 – June 18, 2015 following the Torrance Unified School Calendar from after school until 6:00 p.m. The After School Club operates at the following locations: Elementary Schools Arnold 4100 W. 227th St. Carr 3404 W. 168th St. Edison 3800 W.182nd St. Greenwood 1520 Greenwood Ave. Torrance 2125 Lincoln Ave. Victor 4820 Spencer St. Walteria 24456 Madison St. Yukon 17815 Yukon Ave. Middle Schools Bert Lynn 5038 Halison St. Casimir 17220 Casimir Ave. Hull 2080 W. 231st St. Jefferson 21717 Talisman St. Madrona 21364 Madrona Ave. Magruder 4100 W. 185th St. Richardson 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.
 
 
Friday, September 5, 2014 | (All Day)   
City Hall
 
 
Friday, September 5, 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. This 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. Space is limited to 20 children. Pre-registration is required. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Friday, September 5, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Torrance Art Museum
A survey of contemporary sculpture created by Los Angeles based artists. This exhibition features work by emerging and established artists who are defining the look of new sculpture in Los Angeles. Participating Artists: Shiva Aliabadi, Tanya Batura, Joshua Callaghan, Michelle Carla Handel, Mary Hill, Anna Sew Hoy, Ashley Landrum, Andrew Lewicki, Christopher Miles, Marco Rios, Noah Thomas, Shirley Tse, Torbjorn Vejvi and Eve Wood
 
 
Friday, September 5, 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 II For detailed information regarding the films that will be shown, please visit www.LACMA.Org/ARTFILMLAB
 
 
Saturday, September 6, 2014 |   
PV Bowl, 24600 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505
Torrance Rose Float Association will be holding a fundraiser at PV Bowl from 1pm to 4pm. For more information please contact the hotline at 310-618-2425
 
 
Saturday, September 6, 2014 |   
3011 Miner Street, Berth 46, San Pedro
Save up to 75 percent off the cost of a new, electric mower when you trade in your old, operable gas-powered lawn mower at this event. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
 
 
Saturday, September 6, 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, September 6, 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 toed 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, September 6, 2014 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Torrance Art Museum
A survey of contemporary sculpture created by Los Angeles based artists. This exhibition features work by emerging and established artists who are defining the look of new sculpture in Los Angeles. Participating Artists: Shiva Aliabadi, Tanya Batura, Joshua Callaghan, Michelle Carla Handel, Mary Hill, Anna Sew Hoy, Ashley Landrum, Andrew Lewicki, Christopher Miles, Marco Rios, Noah Thomas, Shirley Tse, Torbjorn Vejvi and Eve Wood
 
 
Saturday, September 6, 2014 | 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM   
TORRANCE ART MUSEUM
Contribute to a bank of stories about your community by sharing a personal anecdote on camera or interviewing a friend or family member.
 
 
Saturday, September 6, 2014 | 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Cy Tymony, author of the best-selling Sneaky Uses series, brings his unique, fun hands-on learning approach to all things math. He shows us how math is all around us through intriguing and easy projects, including 20 pass-along tools to complement math education programs.
 
 
Saturday, September 6, 2014 | 7:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
This live stage experience is unlike any theatre show you have ever witnessed. It features edgy stories, some ripped from the headlines. The show reinvents itself every few minutes with murder, comedy, and retribution. It’s like In Living Color meets Saturday Night Live meets TV’s revenge.
 
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