Where/When: The Comedy & Magic Club, 1018 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach; May 13, 8 p.m.
Why Go: Sebastian has performed on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and had his very own special on Comedy Central—don't miss this funnyman as he performs his stand-up act in Hermosa Beach.
Where/When: Starting at Terranea Resort and Spa, 6610 Palos Verdes Dr., Rancho Palos Verdes; May 14, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why Go: Push your limits with a full marathon, half marathon or a 5K run. The course follows the coastline, allowing participants to enjoy a magnificent ocean view.
Pricing: $30-$80 registration fee
Where/When: Alta Vista Park, 801 Camino Real, Redondo Beach; May 14, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Spend this dog-day afternoon in the park with your favorite furry pals. Free pet vaccinations and microchips are available, as well as dog, cat and bunny rescue adoptions, animal information and demonstrations, craft projects (make your own pet ID tag!) and more.
Where/When: Montessori School of Manhattan Beach, 315 S. Peck Ave., Manhattan Beach; May 14, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: Games, silent auctions, beer and wine gardens and some of the best food trucks in L.A.? Bring the whole gang, this family-friendly carnival is open to all.
Where/When: Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach; May 14, 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: The Los Angeles Ballet is proud to present the debut of "Giselle," the story of a young peasant girl reeling from a broken heart.
Where/When: Baja Sharkeez, 3600 Highland Ave., Manhattan Beach; May 14, 7-10 p.m.
Why Go: All proceeds from the fundraiser and silent auction go to South Bay resident Theresa Cadogan for her breast cancer treatment and recovery.
Pricing: Donations, cash only
Where/When: Friends of the Parks, 710 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach; May 14-15, 8 a.m.
Why Go: This tennis tournament for children of all ages just might uncover the next tennis superstar!