Thank you to all of the wonderful volunteers who made this event great, including our friends at Focal Point on Aging and the Southern California Live Steamers!

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Last week marked the 10th annual Rock Around the Block celebration put on by the Torrance Historical Society and Museum.

The 1950s-style family summer event brought out hundreds to Downtown Torrance’s Post Avenue where the streets were blocked off and families came out in droves to celebrate the All-America City Award given to Torrance back in 1956.  The annual event included a classic car show, hula hoop, pie eating and bubble gum blowing contests, face painting, cake walk and live performances by the Torrance Torrelles, an acapella group who sang a variety of 50’s and 60’s hit songs.  The South Bay Strummers, a group of ukulele players also entertained guests while enjoying dinner from the In-N-Out burger wagon.

You can watch the full coverage on the upcoming episode of Spotlight Torrance on Torrance CitiCABLE.

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