Dr. Mathew Torrington presents, "How the Teen Brain Works, and Why it Doesn't" - The Neurology of Addiction
Mar
7
6:30 pm18:30

Dr. Mathew Torrington presents, "How the Teen Brain Works, and Why it Doesn't" - The Neurology of Addiction

  • Rolling Hills Prep School

SBFC Partner School, Rolling Hills Prep, invites all South Bay parents to join them for this free, informative parent event.

All are welcome. Dinner will be served!

Please see Dr. Torrington's bio below:

Dr. Matthew Torrington is a board certified family medicine physician with a specialty in addiction medicine, focusing on the individualized longitudinal disease management of addiction and pain issues. For almost 20 years, his practice has placed a distinct focus on helping individuals stabilize and build momentum biologically, psychologically, socially, spiritually and nutritionally. Dr. Torrington has worked at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, and has run a successful family practice here in Los Angeles since 2003. He is the winner of the 2011 Community Hero Award, awarded by California Legislature Assembly “for altruistic service in educating and aiding people living with or at risk for HIV” as well as a 2011 Commendation from the City of Santa Monica “for embodying the principle of treating all people with dignity, compassion, and patience.”

SBFC Speaker Series Event for Teens at FitOn Studios
Dec
4
10:45 am10:45

SBFC Speaker Series Event for Teens at FitOn Studios

  • FitOn Studios

This month’s SBFC speaker series event is for TEENS and will be held at FitOn Studios, 2407 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

 

Sunday, Dec. 4, 10:45 — 11:30 a.m.

This class will teach teens easy-to-use techniques to calm the mind, restore the nervous system and lower levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, so teens can focus and succeed in the classroom and beyond.

Thursday, Dec. 22, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Teens are invited to a free cycling class designed to accommodate all fitness levels. We’ll turn down the lights and turn up the volume and ride into the holiday break.

Stanford's Dr. Fred Luskin will discuss “Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness”
Nov
14
6:00 pm18:00

Stanford's Dr. Fred Luskin will discuss “Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness”

  • Mira Costa High School

Dr. Fred Luskin, internationally acclaimed author, Stanford professor, and Director of the Stanford Forgiveness Projects, will be our featured BCHD & SBFC Speaker Series presenter. He will discuss his ground breaking book, "Forgive for Good", which offers startling new insight into the healing powers and medical benefits of forgiveness. 

The Power of Choice
Nov
3
6:00 pm18:00

The Power of Choice

  • Parras Middle School Cafeteria

A discussion about giving you and your child ways to help navigate the pressure of teen years in a healthy manner.  This discussion will include speeches from experts Dr. Nicole Wesley and Dr. Greg Allen.

Sketchers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk
Oct
23
8:00 am08:00

Sketchers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk

  • Manhattan Beach Pier

The SKECHERS Pier to Pier Friendship Walk begins next to the Manhattan Beach Pier. Participants will walk south towards the Hermosa Beach Pier for the turnaround point, then return to the Manhattan Beach Pier. The total duration of the Walk is about 3.5 miles.

Arts Expression Night
Oct
15
6:00 pm18:00

Arts Expression Night

Join us for a live performance show by south bay high school students featuring music, hip-hop, song, live art (painting, sketching), experimental film showings, and photography. Don't miss out on giveaways, food, and more!

Mindfulness Workshop
Oct
15
9:00 am09:00

Mindfulness Workshop

Mindful awareness can be defined as paying attention to the present moment. Learn how mindfulness can help reduce anxiety, depression and stress at this FREE workshop.

August Book Club
Aug
15
7:00 pm19:00

August Book Club

  • pages: a bookstore

This book explores the down-and-dirty psychology of addiction through live "voices from the street." It probes the essence of enabling and the value of "rehabs" neither of which were common concepts in the sixties. It chronicles top-of-the-world success juxtaposed against a downside of life no one should have to abide, a side which proves that some things, money cannot buy.

Day at the Beach - P.S. I Love You Foundation
Jul
30
9:00 am09:00

Day at the Beach - P.S. I Love You Foundation

  • Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

The purpose of our annual Day At The Beach "Adopt a Child for One Day" is to bring the community together through an easy and memorable event that allows adults to mentor, give back and share time and hope with underprivileged children living in our nearby communities (cities include South Central Los Angeles, Compton, Watts and Long Beach).  

Community Safety Fair
Jun
18
10:00 am10:00

Community Safety Fair

  • Hermosa Beach Community Center

The event, presented by the Hermosa Beach Police Department, will kick off with a special recognition of 10 years of the Hermosa Beach Neighborhood Watch program and will continue with lots of free fun for the entire family. Food, games, prizes, and much more!