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<<  Thursday, January 26, 2017    >>           ALL Events   
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Where Art, Writing, and Science Come Together with Kathryn Babcock - Drawing and Diagramming Insects, open to children (3rd grade and up) and adults, $20 per class per person, a one-time supply fee of $20. Create a beautiful nature journal with your own carefully observed drawings and field notations as you discover and record the diversity and design in nature. Our primary resources of study are the collections at Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve. Learn the fundamentals of observational drawing used by Renaissance masters in this ongoing series of monthly classes. Topics include drawing, painting, calligraphy and scientific observation and questioning. Teaching is through demonstration, viewing historical masterworks, question and answer, and individual assistance. TOPIC: drawing and diagramming insects - we will observe and draw an insect specimen and then break it down into its component parts and draw them. Open to children (3rd grade and up) and adults of all levels of expertise. This class occurs on the 4th Thursday of each month, from 8:45 a.m. - noon. COST: $20 per person for each class. A one-time fee of $20 provides a hardbound journal, and a watercolor box recommended for the class. The Nature Center will contribute other art supplies to each student as needed. Pre-registration is required. For more information please call the Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join the Propagation Society for this hands-on restoration program. Learn how to prepare soil for planting, collect seeds, pot-up plants to larger containers, prune and grow native plants for restoration and fundraising events. Best for adults. Free! For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Torrance Art Museum 3320 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA
Cardboard that ubiquitous material that surrounds us, linking our desires via the packaging of consumer goods, keeping them safe, quenching our thirst for things is a cheap and throwaway material rarely paid any attention. But some artists grasp the amazing malleability of it its strength, its ability to be transformed. These 13 artists find ways to play with the pulped wood to invent new narratives. From replicating realistically the objects around us, to exploring structures, to humorously delighting us, they reconstruct the basic elements into fantastical pulped fictions.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM   
California Pizza Kitchen, 25036 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505
Join the Torrance Rose Float Association for a fundraising event to support its 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade float entry. The flyer must be presented for TRFA to benefit, and is available on the TRFA website, TorranceRoseFloat.Org under the News & Events tab.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM   
Torrance Art Museum 3320 Civic Center Drive
Storytelling, museum visit and art workshop for children ages 6-11. Participants and their parents will meet at TAM for storytelling and afterwards they will tour the current exhibitions. Following the tour, the participants will create artwork related to the afternoon's activities. A library booklist with related topics is distributed at the end of the workshop. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
City Hall Council Chambers, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
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