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<<  Saturday, June 1, 2013    >>           ALL Events   
 
Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 2:00 AM - 11:59 PM   
James R. Armstrong Theatre
This is the story of one very mischievous sprite whose matchmaking goes awry in South Bay Ballet’s adaption of the famous play by William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A delightful tale for the young and young at heart, South Bay Ballet brings to life this whimsical story of love, mischief and magic in a forest inhabited by faerie folk, woodland creatures and a donkey! Artistic Director Diane Lauridsen and Assistant Artistic Director Elijah Pressman present the talents of South Bay Ballet in this collaborative production for one weekend only, Saturday, June 1 at 2 and 6 pm; and Sunday, June 2 at 2 and 5pm at the James Armstrong Theatre in Torrance. All seats are $22. Tickets may be purchased online at www.southbayballet.org or the Theatre Box Office at 310.781.7171. South Bay Ballet’s Storybook series calls fantasy and imagination to the stage with ballets designed to educate, entertain and inspire young audiences. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is perfect for all ages, with a running time of just 90 minutes – including one intermission. Performing the principal roles in this year’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream are Delaney Zieg as Titania; Elijah S. Pressman as Oberon; Mayu Odaka as Helena; Richard Link as Demetrius; Daisy Jacobson as Hermia; Ty Molbak as Lysander; and returning from Oklahoma City Ballet for a guest performance as Puck is South Bay Ballet alumni Paul C. Kirk.
 
 
Saturday, June 1, 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, June 1, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM   
Wilson Park, adjancent to the Dee Hardison Sports Center
Find the Library at the Torrance Certified Farmers' Market. Participate in a Reading is So Delicious scavanger hunt and win a prize. Learn about Summer Reading Program and all that the Library has to offer. Drop on by and we will see you there!
 
 
Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Join us for our 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 goves and be ready to work. Refreshments are provided. Rain or holidays 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, June 1, 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, June 1, 2013 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Please join CSUDH professor Connie Vadheim for entertaining and educational classes on various native plant topics. This class occurs on the 1st Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon and repeats the following Tuesday of every month from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Every month is a different topic - never the same class twice. Topics range from 'edible seeds and berries' to 'chaparral communities and pruning techniques'. This month's topic is planning for pollinators: how to turn your garden into a pollinator haven. After each presentation, Connie will lead the class through the Nature Center's Native Plant Garden to illustrate and inspire further discussion. Handouts are included. This class is best for adults. Free! Donations accepted. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM   
Claim Jumper restaurant, corners of Crenshaw and Lomita Blvds
The South Bay Scooter Club meets the first Saturday of every month for a chance to ride around the South Bay on our scooters with fellow scooter enthusiasts. Though vintage Italian scooters are preferred, all types of scooters are always welcome. Meet at Claim Jumper restaurant in Torrance at 12:30pm. Ride leaves around 1pm-ish. Different routes and end spots are chosen every month. Come out and ride!!
 
 
Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 2:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Enjoy this storybook ballet based on Shakespeare’s classic of the same name.
 
 
Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 2:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library Community Meeting Room - 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Peggy Hesketh's writing has appeared in Calliope and the Antietam Review, and her short story A Madness of Two was selected by Elizabeth George for inclusion in her anthology Two of the Deadliest. A long-time journalist, Peggy teaches writing and rhetoric at the University of California, Irvine. Telling the Bees is her first novel. Copies of Ms. Hesketh's books will be available for purchase and signing.
 
 
Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 6:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Enjoy this storybook ballet based on Shakespeare’s classic of the same name.
 
 
Saturday, June 1, 2013 | 6:00 PM - 11:59 PM   
James R. Armstrong Theatre
This is the story of one very mischievous sprite whose matchmaking goes awry in South Bay Ballet’s adaption of the famous play by William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A delightful tale for the young and young at heart, South Bay Ballet brings to life this whimsical story of love, mischief and magic in a forest inhabited by faerie folk, woodland creatures and a donkey! Artistic Director Diane Lauridsen and Assistant Artistic Director Elijah Pressman present the talents of South Bay Ballet in this collaborative production for one weekend only, Saturday, June 1 at 2 and 6 pm; and Sunday, June 2 at 2 and 5pm at the James Armstrong Theatre in Torrance. All seats are $22. Tickets may be purchased online at www.southbayballet.org or the Theatre Box Office at 310.781.7171. South Bay Ballet’s Storybook series calls fantasy and imagination to the stage with ballets designed to educate, entertain and inspire young audiences. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is perfect for all ages, with a running time of just 90 minutes – including one intermission. Performing the principal roles in this year’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream are Delaney Zieg as Titania; Elijah S. Pressman as Oberon; Mayu Odaka as Helena; Richard Link as Demetrius; Daisy Jacobson as Hermia; Ty Molbak as Lysander; and returning from Oklahoma City Ballet for a guest performance as Puck is South Bay Ballet alumni Paul C. Kirk.
 
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