Roundhouse Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium, Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, CA 90267; (310) 379-8179, http://www.roundhouseaquarium.org. Open 3 p.m.-sunset Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.- sunset weekends. Free, with suggested donation of $2 per person or $5 per family.
Hermosa Cyclery, 20 13th St., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254; (310) 374-7816, http://www.hermosacyclery.com. Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily.
The Comedy & Magic Club, 1018 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254; (310) 372-1193, http://www.comedyandmagicclub.com. Dinner entrees about $11-$26. Most shows start at 8 p.m. (with doors opening at 6:30), and prices vary. Often, the club offers 10 comics for $10. Saturday nights often include shows at 6:45 and 9:30. Sunday nights with Leno usually start at 7 and cost $32 with a two-drink-or-menu-item minimum.
Burton Chace Park, 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; (310) 305-9595, http://www.chacepark.com. Marina views, shaded picnic tables, grass. Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m. daily.
Redondo Beach Pier, 100 Fisherman's Wharf, Redondo Beach, CA; 90277; http://www.redondopier.com.
Hermosa Beach Pier, 1 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach, CA 90254; no website.
TO LEARN MORE
The Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, http://www.visitredondo.com
Hermosa Beach Chamber & Visitors Bureau, http://www.hbchamber.net
Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce, http://www.manhattanbeachchamber.com