Happy Thriday, South Bay! Who’s ready for some fun in the sun? Spring is finally starting to feel like spring with this weekend’s forecast expected to be cool but sunny. It’s time to start planning your weekend, so keep reading for plenty of free classes, charity runs, performing arts events, family-friendly festivals, and more!


4. Get Moving!

Yoga and Meditation

WHAT: Wind down with a relaxing yoga or meditation practice at the El Segundo library…or both! Classes are free and open to all adults.
WHEN: Saturday, April 13th- Yoga starts at 10:15 am, meditation begins at 11:15 am
WHERE: The Friends of the Library Room- 111 W Mariposa Ave, El Segundo
DETAILS: This series of classes is co-sponsored by El Segundo Rec and Parks and Library services. For more info, call (310) 524-2722.

Run as One 5k

WHAT: Run As One is a free 5K run/walk held in support of veterans globally. The Run as One series honors Marine veteran Clay Hunt, who took his own life after battling PTSD and depression. This all-levels event aims to inspire action and connection within the veteran’s community and serves to renew bonds with local veterans’ organizations.
WHEN: Saturday, April 13th from 7:30 am – 11 am
WHERE: 1 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach
DETAILS: The run/walk extends from Hermosa Beach Pier to Manhattan Beach Pier and back, followed by a social at Tower 12. The event course is family-friendly, wheelchair friendly, and dog-friendly. Register for free and learn more about this event here.

Walk for Water

WHAT: Every spring, The Samburu Project hosts a walk to help provide clean water to the people of Samburu, Kenya. At the 10th annual walk for water, community members of all ages can take part in a fun, walk, run or bike ride along the picturesque pier-to-pier route. The walk is followed by a celebratory pancake breakfast, music, raffles, goodie bags and more. All members of the family are welcome, dogs included!
WHEN: Sunday, April 14th from 8 am – 12 pm
WHERE: North of Hermosa Beach Pier
DETAILS: Adult registration is $50, while students ages 18 and under are $35. Register and read more about the story behind Walk for Water here.