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<<  Saturday, March 16, 2013    >>           ALL Events   
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Charles H. Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. (between Carson and Sepulveda)
Find fresh produce, local products, meat and eggs, flowers and breads, good food and lots of fun at the Torrance Certified Farmers' Market! Year 'round, rain or shine, in the parking lot of Wilson Park, adjacent to the Dee Hardison Sports Center.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join us for our Habitat Restoration Program every Saturday of every month from 8:45 a.m. - 12 noon on the Madrona Marsh Preserve planting natives, weeding, propagating or maybe watering new plants. Wear closed toe shoes, bring gloves and be ready to work. Refreshments are provided. Rain or a holiday that fall on a Saturday cancels this program. Be on time - late comers will not be able to work. If you are 15 years or younger you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 9:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
A beginner's guide to birds, bird life and behavior. This month's topic is: A Season for Ducks - featuring American Wigeon, Cinnamon, Blue-winged and Green-Winged Teals and Gadwall (aside of Canvasback and Ruddy Ducks). Each class will include a short presentation about the featured birds followed by a walk on the Madrona Marsh Preserve to look for them. This program occurs on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Bring binoculars and wear comfortable shoes. Classes are limited to 20 students. Ages 9+. Free! Donations accepted. Pre-registration is required. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM   
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems M5 Building Parking Lot, Aviation Blvd. and Marine Ave. between Sepulveda and Aviation Blvds., Manhattan Beach. Enter roundup from Aviation Blvd.
Properly dispose of your residential hazardous, electronic, and sharps waste by bringing it to a roundup open to all L.A. County residents.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM   
Ken Miller Recreation Center [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3341 Torrance Blvd.
For over 43 years, the Torrance Craftsmen’s Guild has helped support local high school students with scholarships. This annual event will offer a fun day that will include handcrafted items, opportunity drawings, food, and ‘make it and take it’ arts and crafts for the kids.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM   
Torrance Airport Community Room, 3301 Airport Drive, Torrance
The Torrance branch of American Association of University Women present speaker Judy Milestone who will share her experiences as a CNN producer, UCLA educator, and her U.S. State Dept. assignment to Cambodia.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM   
Columbia Park, 4045 – 190th St., northwest corner of 190th St. and Prairie Ave., Torrance

Come and learn ways to reduce and recycle yard waste by composting, “grasscycling,” worm composting, and water-wise gardening at Torrance’s permanent composting and water-wise gardening demonstration site at Columbia Park. It is operated in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works.
The Beginning Workshop teaches backyard composting, worm composting, grass recycling, water-wise gardening, and fire-wise gardening.
The Advanced Workshop teaches organic gardening, the art and science of good soil, environmentally responsible ways to control pests, conserving water around the garden, and using native and drought-tolerant plants.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Drowining in paperwork? Downsizing to a smaller home? Trying to get rid of that storage unit? Join expert Tracy McCubbin of dClutterfly as she gives helpful hints to master the clutter in our lives. This program is free, but space is limited so registration is required. Sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. Please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075 to register.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 10:30 AM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Bring the little ones for a morning of music and fun, with some of the best names in children's musical entertainment! This concert series is recommended for ages one to five, and is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. No registration is required, but the room can get crowded, so please arrive on time. Call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964 for more information.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
WMoF 3315 Airport Dr. Torrance
The Western Museum of Flight (WMoF) WMoF Celebrity Series welcomes Barry Tyson, long time Garrett AiResearch executive. Although the company has gone thru numerous name changes, the founder’s name, Garrett, the value of Cliff Garrett and Garrett AiResearch can’t be overlooked. Garrett AiResearch (founded in 1936), had to relocate (1959) from their facilities to make room for expansion of LAX. Garrett moved to 190th and Crenshaw in Torrance. GAR started with military aircraft turbines but became known for as a major innovator and supplier in the airline industry. Turbo engines, turbo fans, foil bearings, heat transfer and even the first inflatable airliner evacuation slides. Join us as Tyson shares some fascinating insights into the history and achievements of this quintessential American institution. As always, WMoF Members are free; non-members are $5, which also includes access to WMoF museum exhibits. Free parking. Enjoy the Celebrity Series? Why not support the WMoF with an annual membership (wmof.com/newmem.htm). The annual membership gives you one-year unlimited FREE admission to the WMoF museum, all the Celebrity Series Lectures, Quarterly Newsletters, access to the research library and access to Special Events.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM   
TORRANCE ART MUSEUM - 3320 Civic Center Drive
Super Hero Mask Making Worshop with Artist Kiel Johnson AGES 8 - 14 - This mask making workshop is an opportunity for the youth of Torrance to peel away from their screens and keyboards for a day of hands-on 3-D problem solving and mask making using common materials found in their homes to create beautiful wearable sculpture. Participants should wear old clothing they can paint on and bring a sack lunch
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 2:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library Community Meeting Room - 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Though the Prohibition period in which alcohol was banned in the USA ended eighty years ago, the cultural reverberations of that era are still with us. Some of the changes, such as the rize and glamorization of organized crime, are obvious, but there are more subtle changes that affect our daily lives more profoundly. Culinary historian Richard Foss will give an illustrated lecture on America as it was before Prohibition took hold and how dining options, food preferences, dating habits, and other elements of our culture were changed by a utopian cultural experiment gone wrong. Richard Foss is a journalist and author who is currently working on a book about the history of dining in the air, from the zeppelin era to the space station. He is the author of "Rum: A Global History" and a memeber of the Board of the Culinary Historians of Southern California.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Do you know what's visible in the Spring sky? Don't miss this chance to discuss and view Jupiter and the early evening stars with Paul Livio and the Riverside Astronomical Society. Free! For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 8:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Join us for this extra special event where local South Bay “stars” paired with professional dancers compete to raise funds for their favorite non-profit organizations.
 
 
Saturday, March 16, 2013 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
TORRANCE THEATRE COMPANY - 1316 CABRILLO AVE, TORRANCE
12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose is a contemporary classic about a young man on trial for allegedly murdering his father. Although it seems to be an open and shut case, there is but one lone juror among the twelve who is not convinced that the boy is guilty. This play's enthralling and controversial debate over this young man's fate will keep you on the edge of your seat in anticipation of its final resolution.
 
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