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Friday, July 1

The Eccentricities of a Nightingale

Pacific Resident Theatre

703 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291


The play centers on the complex relationship between a sensitive and lonely young woman, and a young doctor. Her touching attempts to sway his emotions and his uncertainty as to where his heart should lead him take the audience on a moving journey. This is a warm rich play full of that compassion and understanding and that simple poetry of the heart that is Mr. Williams at his shining, gentle best. NY Times. representative of Williams at his most wonderful the sheer poetry of his language still comes with surprise. NY Post

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Pitch Perfect Sing-Along

South Coast Botanic Garden

26300 Crenshaw Blvd, Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274


"Ages 21+ Only. Kick off your 4th of July weekend with us at the Garden! Bring your date or group of friends as you unwind on our Upper Meadow with some pre-show music, drinks from the bar and snacks from the food trucks, and sing-along to Pitch Perfect under the stars. (Additional fee for food and drinks.)
Additional parking will be available at Promenade on the Peninsula (550 Deep Valley Dr, Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274) with complimentary shuttle service running from 5:30pm to 10:30pm. No registration required.
Upgrade your ticket to VIP status and get:
-VIP parking
-Early access to bar and food trucks (starting at 5:30 pm)
-One complimentary drink ticket
-Movie snacks
-VIP seating for the movie

VIP Passes are limited so get yours now! Purchase below.
Proceeds from this event go back to the Garden. Thank you for your support!

Registration is required. Pre-purchasing tickets is strongly encouraged.
Members: Please RSVP to Guest Services by calling 310-544-1948."

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Abbot Kinney First Fridays

Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Abbot Kinney Blvd. and California St., Los Angeles, CA

6:00pm to 10:00pm

(JULY 1) Local merchants on or near Abbot Kinney, the thoroughfare that runs diagonally through Venice, come together every month to feature the best artists, gifts, products and music in the area. Local charities benefit as art junkies, couples and families descend on the always funky beach community. And, of course, beverages are available.

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First Fridays Long Beach

First Fridays Long Beach Art Walk

4313 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, 90807


The mission of First Fridays is to promote and support local artists and musicians by providing them with an outlet to showcase their work. Every first Friday night of the month, participating Bixby Knolls businesses will unite to promote local artists and musicians through extended operating hours. In doing so we hope to encourage a dialogue between businesses, artists and the community.

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Beach Movie Nights (Free): Surf's Up

Dockweiler Youth Center

12505 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey, CA 90293


The Department of Beaches and Harbors presents Beach Movie Nights. Pack your picnic baskets and bring the family to the Dockweiler Youth Center on Friday nights to enjoy our free outdoor movie screenings under the stars. The start times for all movies will be 8:00 pm. Movie Lineup: July 1, 2016 - Surf’s Up (PG) July 8, 2016 - Max (PG) August 12, 2016 - Inside Out (PG) August 19, 2016 - Finding Nemo (G) For more information, please call (310) 726-4128.

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Saturday, July 2


International Printing Museum

315 W. Torrance Blvd., Carson, CA 90745


Kick off your 4th of July celebrations with a unique to the International Printing Museum’s annual
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, a Southern California patriotic tradition! Activities
include printing your own Declaration of Independence on an authentic colonial printing press, and visiting
with Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson & John Adams in the Museum’s Heritage Theatre. They will recall the
stories surrounding the founding of our nation in the unique theatre show, "The Confounding Brothers.”
Admission includes tours of the Museum’s collections, special letterpress keepsakes, theatre presentation of
“The Confounding Brothers,”and a patriotic lunch of Freedom Dogs and American Apple Pie all while
being serenaded by our 18th Century musicians The Colonial Roses. Come and join in the fun as we honor
our country’s birthday in a most unique fashion!

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Redondo Pier

100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, 90277


2016 SUMMER OF MUSIC FREE CONCERTS ON THE PIER. Summer of Music featuring 20 bands, returns on Saturday, July 2nd and continues every Thursday and Saturday through September 3rd
For over 20 years, the Redondo Pier Association has sponsored the biggest free summer concert series in the South Bay of Los Angeles. Summer of Music featuring 20 bands, returns on Saturday, July 2, 2016 and continues every Thursday and Saturday through Saturday, September 3, 2016. This year, two concerts will take place at an alternate location* on July 21 and August 18, 2016, during Third Thursdays at The Pier & Boardwalk. The all-ages live music shows are free and open to the public and the main stage is located at the end of the historical Redondo Beach Pier over the water. Blankets or low-backed beach chairs are encouraged. A variety of food and beverages are available for take-out to enjoy during the concerts at over 30 restaurants on the Redondo Beach Pier, International Boardwalk and Redondo Beach Marina.

Saturday, 7/2/16, 6-8pm That Cover Band (Rock)
Thursday, 7/7/16, 6-8pm Mayaztek (Reggae Cumbia)
Saturday, 7/9/16, 6-8pm The Local Band (Motown/R&B)
Thursday, 7/14/16, 6-8pm Jack Dani (90s Rock)
Saturday, 7/16/16, 6-8pm Retrofit (70s - 90s)
Thursday, 7/21/16, 6-8pm King Chris (Funk)
Saturday, 7/23/16, 6-8pm In Contempt (Soul)
Thursday, 7/28/16, 6-8pm Retro Revival (60s - 70s)
Saturday, 7/30/16, 6-8pm Sayreal (Reggae/Rock)
Thursday, 8/4/16, 6-8pm Crow Hill Band (Classic Rock/Country)
Saturday, 8/6/16, 6-8pm Neptune Cocktail (Instrumental Surf)
Thursday, 8/11/16, 6-8pm Darrell Mansfield (Blues)
Saturday, 8/13/16, 6-8pm Amber Foxx (Rockabilly)
Thursday, 8/18/16, 6-8pm TennWest (Country Western)
Saturday, 8/20/16, 6-8pm 1969 (60’s Rock & Roll)
Thursday, 8/25/16, 6-8pm Feed the Kitty (Rock)
Saturday, 8/27/16, 6-8pm West Swell (Reggae)
Thursday, 9/1/16, 6-8pm Strange Days (Doors Tribute)
Saturday, 9/3/16, 6-8pm Danny Dean/Easter (Rockabilly/80’s Rock & Post-Punk)

Redondo Pier Association is committed to bringing free community event programming to the Redondo Beach Pier throughout the year. Other events include Festival of the Kite in March, Chalk Art Festival and Rods, Rides & Relics Car Show in September, Taste of the Pier & Waterfront in October, Holiday Concert & Santa on the Pier in December. The Pier is also home to free yoga on the third Saturday of each month and Thursdays in September. Third Thursdays and Art Walk on the Boardwalk are coming soon! redondopier.com

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