Downtown volunteer and business celebration – A celebration of volunteerism and downtown San Pedro revitalization is set for May 2. The special event, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will include beautification projects on Sixth and Seventh Streets, live music, ecology workshops and demonstrations, store discounts and a free 2 p.m. screening of “Superman Returns” at the Warner Grand Theatre. (Get film tickets from the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce, 310/832-7272). The celebration is being held in conjunction with the Mayor’s Day of Service and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa may be stopping by. Parking will be free, as the downtown meters will not be enforced. Call (310) 732-4630 for more information.
PV Marathon – The annual P.V. Marathon from Pt. Fermin Park to Palos Verdes is May 2. Expect detours and street closures along Paseo del Mar, Western Avenue and 25th Street heading towards Palos Verdes.