Embroiderer's Guild: The Azure Verde Chapter of the Embroiderer's Guild of America holds its meeting at St. Francis Episcopal Church, 2200 Via Rosa in Palos Verdes Estates. 9:30 a.m. Cost is free and meeting is open to public. For more information, visit

History Discussion: Malaga Cove Library History Discussion Group welcomes Dean Smith, member of the Civil War Round Table, who will talk about “General Rosecrans the Forgotten Hero” at 2400 Via Campesina in Palos Verdes Estates. 2 p.m. Cost is free. For more information, call 310-377-9584, ext. 551.

Toastmasters: Toastmasters Club 111 presents “You've Won the Lottery! Now What?” at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1450 W. Seventh St. in San Pedro. 6:30-9 p.m. Cost is free. Toastmasters Club 111 helps people get over their fear of public speaking and learn to speak like a leader. For more information, call 310-729-0087.

Aug. 24

After Hours: Peninsula Friends of the Library host After Hours at the Peninsula Center Library Foyer, 701 Silver Spur Road in Rolling Hills Estates. 6-8 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 310-377-9584, ext. 601.

Full Moon Hike: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy presents a Full Moon Hike at George F Canyon Nature Preserve, 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East in Rolling Hills. 8:30 p.m. Limited to 20 people for age 9 and up. Cost is $12 per person. For more information and to RSVP, visit

Aug. 25

Begonia Society: The Palos Verdes Begonia Society presents its 27th Annual Begonia Show and Sale at South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 S. Crenshaw Blvd. in Palos Verdes Peninsula. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, $4 for children ages 5-12, and free for children under 4. For more information, call 310-833-3466 or visit

Education Workshop: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy hosts education workshop “Amazing Honeybees” led by author Aimee Lissantheia at White Point Nature Center and Preserve, 1600 W. Paseo del Mar in San Pedro. 11 a.m. Cost is free. To sign up, visit

Open House: The Redondo Beach Yacht Club hosts an Open House at 210 Yacht Club Way in Redondo Beach. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 310-748-9976 or e-mail

Outdoor Volunteer Day: Join Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy for Outdoor Volunteer Day at Native Plant Nursery, 3171 N. Gaffey St. in San Pedro. 9 a.m.-noon. Cost is free. To sign up, visit

Pancake Breakfast: The Carson Colts Alumni Association presents its Fifth Annual Pancake Breakfast to raise funds for Carson High School's refurbished weight training room at Dolphin Park, 21205 Water St. in Carson. 9 a.m.-noon. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 310-930-8368.

Under the Stars: American Honda presents “Honda Evening Under the Stars” Gourmet Food and Wine Festival benefiting the Torrance Memorial Medical Center at the Honda Headquarters, 700 Van Ness Ave. in Torrance. 6-9:30 p.m. For information and tickets, call 310-517-4703 or visit EveningUndertheStars.

Aug. 26

Garden Concert: St. Luke's Presbyterian Church welcomes the Encore Saxophone Quartet at 26825 Rolling Hills Road in Rolling Hills Estates. 5-7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 310-377-2825 or visit

Tenn West: The Lunada Bay Home Owners' Association presents its Summer Concert Series, featuring Tenn West (Country Western) at Lunada Bay Park, 2201 Palos Verdes Drive West in Palos Verdes Estates. 5-7 p.m. Cost is free. For more information, visit

Aug. 27

Camera Club: The South Bay Camera Club welcomes professional photographer and conservationist Michael Gordon who will give presentation on California deserts at the Torrance Airport Administration Building meeting room, 3301 Airport Drive in Torrance. 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 805-340-3197 or visit

Patriots Honor: Trump National Golf Club hosts Patriots Honor Golf Tournament benefiting injured veterans at 1 Ocean Trail in Rancho Palos Verdes. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Cost is $250 per person. For more information, call 916-548-0173 or e-mail

Young Cancer Survivorship: Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach presents program for young adults diagnosed with cancer before their early 40s at 109 W. Torrance Blvd. in Redondo Beach. 6-8 p.m. Cost is free. For more information, call 310-376-3550 or visit

Aug. 29

Cody Bryant Show: Malaga Cove Business and Professional Association in cooperation with the Palos Verdes Police Officer's Association present the Cody Bryant Show at Farnham Martin Park, 2400 Via Campesina in Palos Verdes Estates. 7 p.m. Cost is free. For more information, visit

Fire Protection: Peninsula Seniors welcome Donald Dodd, a fourth generation firefighter, who will talk about the beginning of fire protection in Los Angeles through its centennial at Hesse Park, 29301 Hawthorne Blvd. in Rancho Palos Verdes. 10:30 a.m. Cost is free. For more information, call 310-377-3003.

Mac Users: The South Bay Apple Mac Users Group gives presentation on “Apple's Smart Speaker, the HomePod” at the Lomita VFW Hall, 1865 Lomita Blvd. in Lomita. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 310-644-3315 or visit

Rehearsals: The South Bay Women's Chorus holds rehearsals at a Torrance residence for sopranos and altos. 7-9 p.m. For more information, call 310-372-3412 or e-mail


Musical Tuesdays: Children are invited to come out to Musical Tuesdays at Neighborhood Church, 415 Paseo del Mar in Palos Verdes Estates. Children age 4 to third grade meet 3:30-4:30 p.m. Children in grades 4-8 meet 4:30-5:30. Both groups will work on music for annual Children's Christmas Eve Service. For more information, e-mail

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