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Sunday, April 1, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM   
Columbia Park 4045 190th St, Torrance
Torrance Crafters Guild Art in the Park
 
 
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo
Take a stroll with Dave Moody and Ron Melin as you identify the different species of birds at the Madrona Marsh as well as other parks throughout the City of Torrance. This walk is welcome to all ages and is free. Re-occurs on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday of every month.
 
 
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
If you would like to spend a quiet morning on the Madrona Marsh Preserve with the plants and nature, this is for you. Please call the Marsh Manager for more info, 310-782-3989. This program is for adults only. No highschool or college kids please. Volunteers should be willing to commit 50 - 100 hours per year for this program.
 
 
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 | Noon - 1:00 PM   
George Nakano Theatre, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance
Monet and his Peers... Following Manet Continuing where we left off with Manet and the Realists in the fall, we will follow the journey to Monet, Pisarro and others.
 
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
If you would like to spend a quiet morning on the Madrona Marsh Preserve with the plants and nature, this is for you. Please call the Marsh Manager for more info, 310-782-3989. This program is for adults only. No highschool or college kids please. Volunteers should be willing to commit 50 - 100 hours per year for this program.
 
 
Thursday, April 5, 2012 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Hey Kids bring your favorite adult! Let's hike on the Preserve listening for birds, looking for frogs and learning about nature.
 
 
Thursday, April 5, 2012 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds for the future of the Preserve. Learn how to: prepare soil for planting on the Marsh, grow native plants for restoration and fund raising events at the Madrona Marsh, 'pot up' plants to larger containers, collect and 'clean' seeds and prune native plants in the nursery. This program occurs every Thursday. Best for Adults or College Age Students. FREE For more information contact the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Friday, April 6, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join Cindy Reid every Friday for this educational, fun program called "Friday Fun." This is a hands-on program for preschoolers ages 3-6 years and their parents or guardians. The program is offered at no charge every Friday from 10 -11:30 a.m. The program incorporates story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the chosen topic. Some weeks there will also be potting or other activities added. Topics (insects, animals or plants) emphasize respect for all living things and prepare children to be good stewards of the planet. 20 kids maximum. Pre-registration is required, please call the Nature Center to register (310)782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, April 7, 2012 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join us for our restoration program every Saturday from 8:45 a.m. - 12 noon on the 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 cancels this program. Late comers will be sent away. If you are 15 years or younger you must be accompnied by a parent or guardian.
 
 
Saturday, April 7, 2012 | 9:00 AM - Noon   
Toyota Meeting Hall [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
Come join the fun in this special program that will include breakfast, a special holiday puppet show from Jim Gamble Productions, cookie decorating, a snapshot with the Bunny and more. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. All children ten years of age and younger must be accompanied by a paid adult.
 
 
Saturday, April 7, 2012 | 9:00 AM - Noon   
Torrance Cultural Art Center, Toyota Meeting Hall 3330 Civic Center Drive (Next to Ken Miller Recreation Center)
Come enjoy a morning of fun! Activities will include a pancake breakfast, puppet show, egg hunt, music by DJ Ozzie, picture with Bunny and more! Please bring your camera! $20.00 per person. Seating is limited, tickets must be purchased in advance. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The last day to register for this event is March 30, 2012. Please call (310) 618-2930 for more information.
 
 
Saturday, April 7, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA
Please join CSUDH professor Dr. Connie Vanheim for entertaining and educational classes on various native plant topics. Every month is a different topic - never the same class twice! Topics range from 'Edible Seeds and Berries' to 'Chaparrel Communities and Pruning Techniques'. After each presentation, Connie will lead the class through the Nature Center's Native Plant Garden to illustrate key points and further discussion. Handouts are included. This class is best for adults. Donations accepted.
 
 
Saturday, April 7, 2012 | Noon - 3:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join the Friends of Madrona Marsh for the annual Garden Tea Party and Native Plant Sale. Tour the Native Plant Garden that surrounds the Nature Center with a docent who will talk about and identify the plants. Then come inside the Nature Center and help yourself to refreshments and tea (native plants used to make the teas). Last walk through the native plants sale and purchase your plants today to start your very own native, water-wise garden. For more information call; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Monday, April 9, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
FUN CAMP: The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants ages 6-11 to spend Winter Break at Greenwood Park participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, and walking field trips Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Fun Camp are $125 for residents and $145 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Monday, April 9, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
TEEN CAMP: Think you are too cool for camp? Then check out Spring Teen Camp where you will enjoy indoor crafts, games, and walking field trips with other teens your age and walking field trips, Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Teen Camp are $135 for residents and $155 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Monday, April 9, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park*, Delthorne Park*, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park*, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park*, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park*, Victor Park*, Walteria Park
Stop in for fun at the parks this Spring. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost! Children should be accompanied by an adult, as this is a drop in program where children come and go as they please. *Parks marked with an asterisk will be closed in the event of rain. Please call (310) 618-2930 for more information.
 
 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
FUN CAMP: The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants ages 6-11 to spend Winter Break at Greenwood Park participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, and walking field trips Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Fun Camp are $125 for residents and $145 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
TEEN CAMP: Think you are too cool for camp? Then check out Spring Teen Camp where you will enjoy indoor crafts, games, and walking field trips with other teens your age and walking field trips, Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Teen Camp are $135 for residents and $155 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo
Enjoy a leisurely stroll on the Preserve while learning more about this fascinating vernal marsh. All ages are welcome. This walk is free.
 
 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
If you would like to spend a quiet morning on the Madrona Marsh Preserve with the plants and nature, this is for you. Please call the Marsh Manager for more info, 310-782-3989. This program is for adults only. No highschool or college kids please. Volunteers should be willing to commit 50 - 100 hours per year for this program.
 
 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park*, Delthorne Park*, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park*, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park*, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park*, Victor Park*, Walteria Park
Stop in for fun at the parks this Spring. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost! Children should be accompanied by an adult, as this is a drop in program where children come and go as they please. *Parks marked with an asterisk will be closed in the event of rain. Please call (310) 618-2930 for more information.
 
 
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA
Are you interested in learning about native plants? Join Dr. Connie Vanheim as she teaches you all about native plants in the wild and in your own garden.
 
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo
Whether your an avid birder or just a beginner, you'll have fun on this walk. Search the Preserve for our local residents and seasonal visitors. Bob Shanman is a local birding expert and vibrant speaker.
 
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
FUN CAMP: The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants ages 6-11 to spend Winter Break at Greenwood Park participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, and walking field trips Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Fun Camp are $125 for residents and $145 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
TEEN CAMP: Think you are too cool for camp? Then check out Spring Teen Camp where you will enjoy indoor crafts, games, and walking field trips with other teens your age and walking field trips, Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Teen Camp are $135 for residents and $155 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
If you would like to spend a quiet morning on the Madrona Marsh Preserve with the plants and nature, this is for you. Please call the Marsh Manager for more info, 310-782-3989. This program is for adults only. No highschool or college kids please. Volunteers should be willing to commit 50 - 100 hours per year for this program.
 
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park*, Delthorne Park*, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park*, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park*, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park*, Victor Park*, Walteria Park
Stop in for fun at the parks this Spring. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost! Children should be accompanied by an adult, as this is a drop in program where children come and go as they please. *Parks marked with an asterisk will be closed in the event of rain. Please call (310) 618-2930 for more information.
 
 
Thursday, April 12, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Thursday, April 12, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
FUN CAMP: The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants ages 6-11 to spend Winter Break at Greenwood Park participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, and walking field trips Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Fun Camp are $125 for residents and $145 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Thursday, April 12, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
TEEN CAMP: Think you are too cool for camp? Then check out Spring Teen Camp where you will enjoy indoor crafts, games, and walking field trips with other teens your age and walking field trips, Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Teen Camp are $135 for residents and $155 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Thursday, April 12, 2012 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds for the future of the Preserve. Learn how to: prepare soil for planting on the Marsh, grow native plants for restoration and fund raising events at the Madrona Marsh, 'pot up' plants to larger containers, collect and 'clean' seeds and prune native plants in the nursery. This program occurs every Thursday. Best for Adults or College Age Students. FREE For more information contact the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, April 12, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park*, Delthorne Park*, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park*, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park*, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park*, Victor Park*, Walteria Park
Stop in for fun at the parks this Spring. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost! Children should be accompanied by an adult, as this is a drop in program where children come and go as they please. *Parks marked with an asterisk will be closed in the event of rain. Please call (310) 618-2930 for more information.
 
 
Friday, April 13, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Friday, April 13, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
FUN CAMP: The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants ages 6-11 to spend Winter Break at Greenwood Park participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, and walking field trips Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Fun Camp are $125 for residents and $145 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Friday, April 13, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue. Torrance CA 90503
TEEN CAMP: Think you are too cool for camp? Then check out Spring Teen Camp where you will enjoy indoor crafts, games, and walking field trips with other teens your age and walking field trips, Monday, April 9, 2012 to Friday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fees for Spring Teen Camp are $135 for residents and $155 for non-residents. Camp t-shirts are $7 and must be worn on field trips. Morning and afternoon care are available for an additional fee. EXTENDED CARE: Is available for both Fun Camp and Teen Camp. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. Resident registration begins February 28, 2012. Non-Resident registration begins March 6, 2012. The Registration Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will be closed alternating Fridays. For more information, please call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Friday, April 13, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join Cindy Reid every Friday for this educational, fun program called "Friday Fun." This is a hands-on program for preschoolers ages 3-6 years and their parents or guardians. The program is offered at no charge every Friday from 10 -11:30 a.m. The program incorporates story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the chosen topic. Some weeks there will also be potting or other activities added. Topics (insects, animals or plants) emphasize respect for all living things and prepare children to be good stewards of the planet. 20 kids maximum. Pre-registration is required, please call the Nature Center to register (310)782-3989.
 
 
Friday, April 13, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park*, Delthorne Park*, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park*, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park*, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park*, Victor Park*, Walteria Park
Stop in for fun at the parks this Spring. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost! Children should be accompanied by an adult, as this is a drop in program where children come and go as they please. *Parks marked with an asterisk will be closed in the event of rain. Please call (310) 618-2930 for more information.
 
 
Saturday, April 14, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Saturday, April 14, 2012 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join us for our restoration program every Saturday from 8:45 a.m. - 12 noon on the 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 cancels this program. Late comers will be sent away. If you are 15 years or younger you must be accompnied by a parent or guardian.
 
 
Saturday, April 14, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM   
Dee Hardison Sports Center at Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance Sports Festival, an Official Torrance Centennial Event. Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the Dee Hardison Sports Center at Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. Starts at 9:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. ADMISSION IS FREE The Torrance Sports Festival is a sports competition - Basketball and Bocce Tournament for athletes with special needs. If you have any questions, please contact Phil Duthie, Program Coordinator at (310) 618-2934, or you can also send an email to: pduthie@TorranceCA.Gov or check our website at www.torranceca.gov
 
 
Saturday, April 14, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Sunday, April 15, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Sunday, April 15, 2012 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Monday, April 16, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo
Take a stroll with Dave Moody and Ron Melin as you identify the different species of birds at the Madrona Marsh as well as other parks throughout the City of Torrance. This walk is welcome to all ages and is free. Re-occurs on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday of every month.
 
 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
If you would like to spend a quiet morning on the Madrona Marsh Preserve with the plants and nature, this is for you. Please call the Marsh Manager for more info, 310-782-3989. This program is for adults only. No highschool or college kids please. Volunteers should be willing to commit 50 - 100 hours per year for this program.
 
 
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center
 
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
If you would like to spend a quiet morning on the Madrona Marsh Preserve with the plants and nature, this is for you. Please call the Marsh Manager for more info, 310-782-3989. This program is for adults only. No highschool or college kids please. Volunteers should be willing to commit 50 - 100 hours per year for this program.
 
 
Thursday, April 19, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Thursday, April 19, 2012 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds for the future of the Preserve. Learn how to: prepare soil for planting on the Marsh, grow native plants for restoration and fund raising events at the Madrona Marsh, 'pot up' plants to larger containers, collect and 'clean' seeds and prune native plants in the nursery. This program occurs every Thursday. Best for Adults or College Age Students. FREE For more information contact the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Friday, April 20, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Friday, April 20, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join Cindy Reid every Friday for this educational, fun program called "Friday Fun." This is a hands-on program for preschoolers ages 3-6 years and their parents or guardians. The program is offered at no charge every Friday from 10 -11:30 a.m. The program incorporates story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the chosen topic. Some weeks there will also be potting or other activities added. Topics (insects, animals or plants) emphasize respect for all living things and prepare children to be good stewards of the planet. 20 kids maximum. Pre-registration is required, please call the Nature Center to register (310)782-3989.
 
 
Friday, April 20, 2012 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
1316 Cabrillo Avenue, Torrance, CA
Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten Directed by: Jim Hormel. In this side-splitting comic romp about marriage, career-driven Suzannah Hayden needs a lot more help on the home front than she's getting from her husband, Gibby. Enter Beth Bailey, Suzannah's newly hired assistant, a gregarious highly motivated daughter of the South. Beth explodes into the Hayden household and whips it into an organized, well run machine. When Gibby realizes it's Suzannah's career Beth is really after, he sets out to save his marriage aided by Suzannah's best friend. Their efforts to stop Beth at any costs sets up the wildly funny climax in which things go uproariously awry!
 
 
Friday, April 20, 2012 |   
3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, CA 90503
View Beth Shibata's, local and professional photographer, at the Nature Center from March 6, 2012 through April 20, 2012. The artist's reception will be held on Friday, March 23 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Refreshments are provided.
 
 
Saturday, April 21, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Saturday, April 21, 2012 | 8:30 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Celebrate Earth Day 2012 by enhancing the beauty on Madrona Marsh Preserve. Join us in planting native grasses and flowering schrubs in the upland areas. Please wear closed toe shoes and long pants.
 
 
Saturday, April 21, 2012 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join us for our restoration program every Saturday from 8:45 a.m. - 12 noon on the 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 cancels this program. Late comers will be sent away. If you are 15 years or younger you must be accompnied by a parent or guardian.
 
 
Saturday, April 21, 2012 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
Armstrong Theatre
Celebrating the City of Torrance Centennial - Choral music from Hollywood movies, Musicals, Broadway, Pop, Swing & Classical with featured soloists
 
 
Saturday, April 21, 2012 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
1316 Cabrillo Avenue, Torrance, CA
Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten Directed by: Jim Hormel. In this side-splitting comic romp about marriage, career-driven Suzannah Hayden needs a lot more help on the home front than she's getting from her husband, Gibby. Enter Beth Bailey, Suzannah's newly hired assistant, a gregarious highly motivated daughter of the South. Beth explodes into the Hayden household and whips it into an organized, well run machine. When Gibby realizes it's Suzannah's career Beth is really after, he sets out to save his marriage aided by Suzannah's best friend. Their efforts to stop Beth at any costs sets up the wildly funny climax in which things go uproariously awry!
 
 
Sunday, April 22, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Sunday, April 22, 2012 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
1316 Cabrillo Avenue, Torrance, CA
Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten Directed by: Jim Hormel. In this side-splitting comic romp about marriage, career-driven Suzannah Hayden needs a lot more help on the home front than she's getting from her husband, Gibby. Enter Beth Bailey, Suzannah's newly hired assistant, a gregarious highly motivated daughter of the South. Beth explodes into the Hayden household and whips it into an organized, well run machine. When Gibby realizes it's Suzannah's career Beth is really after, he sets out to save his marriage aided by Suzannah's best friend. Their efforts to stop Beth at any costs sets up the wildly funny climax in which things go uproariously awry!
 
 
Monday, April 23, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
If you would like to spend a quiet morning on the Madrona Marsh Preserve with the plants and nature, this is for you. Please call the Marsh Manager for more info, 310-782-3989. This program is for adults only. No highschool or college kids please. Volunteers should be willing to commit 50 - 100 hours per year for this program.
 
 
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
If you would like to spend a quiet morning on the Madrona Marsh Preserve with the plants and nature, this is for you. Please call the Marsh Manager for more info, 310-782-3989. This program is for adults only. No highschool or college kids please. Volunteers should be willing to commit 50 - 100 hours per year for this program.
 
 
Thursday, April 26, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Thursday, April 26, 2012 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds for the future of the Preserve. Learn how to: prepare soil for planting on the Marsh, grow native plants for restoration and fund raising events at the Madrona Marsh, 'pot up' plants to larger containers, collect and 'clean' seeds and prune native plants in the nursery. This program occurs every Thursday. Best for Adults or College Age Students. FREE For more information contact the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Friday, April 27, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Friday, April 27, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join Cindy Reid every Friday for this educational, fun program called "Friday Fun." This is a hands-on program for preschoolers ages 3-6 years and their parents or guardians. The program is offered at no charge every Friday from 10 -11:30 a.m. The program incorporates story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the chosen topic. Some weeks there will also be potting or other activities added. Topics (insects, animals or plants) emphasize respect for all living things and prepare children to be good stewards of the planet. 20 kids maximum. Pre-registration is required, please call the Nature Center to register (310)782-3989.
 
 
Friday, April 27, 2012 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
1316 Cabrillo Avenue, Torrance, CA
Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten Directed by: Jim Hormel. In this side-splitting comic romp about marriage, career-driven Suzannah Hayden needs a lot more help on the home front than she's getting from her husband, Gibby. Enter Beth Bailey, Suzannah's newly hired assistant, a gregarious highly motivated daughter of the South. Beth explodes into the Hayden household and whips it into an organized, well run machine. When Gibby realizes it's Suzannah's career Beth is really after, he sets out to save his marriage aided by Suzannah's best friend. Their efforts to stop Beth at any costs sets up the wildly funny climax in which things go uproariously awry!
 
 
Saturday, April 28, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Saturday, April 28, 2012 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join us for our restoration program every Saturday from 8:45 a.m. - 12 noon on the 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 cancels this program. Late comers will be sent away. If you are 15 years or younger you must be accompnied by a parent or guardian.
 
 
Saturday, April 28, 2012 | 9:00 AM - Noon   
3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, Ca 90503
Join Pro. Wildlife Photographer David McChesney as he takes you on the Preserve to share and learn how a professional photographer explores and captures the beauty of all living things. View some of Davids work and learn about the new book he just published. This program is best for adults with an interest in photography. The cost is $5 per person. To register for this event call; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, April 28, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Take a relaxing informative walk with a docent, exploring and enjoying the Preserve in the fall. All ages welcome. This walk is free and happens the 4th weekend of every month on Saturday and Sunday. For more information please call the Nature Center at (310)782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, April 28, 2012 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM   
3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, CA 90503
Discover the night sky in the spring with Paul Livio and the Riverside Astronomical Society. View the moon and planets, learn how to identify what you are looking at. All ages welcome, best for families. For more information call; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, April 28, 2012 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
1316 Cabrillo Avenue, Torrance, CA
Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten Directed by: Jim Hormel. In this side-splitting comic romp about marriage, career-driven Suzannah Hayden needs a lot more help on the home front than she's getting from her husband, Gibby. Enter Beth Bailey, Suzannah's newly hired assistant, a gregarious highly motivated daughter of the South. Beth explodes into the Hayden household and whips it into an organized, well run machine. When Gibby realizes it's Suzannah's career Beth is really after, he sets out to save his marriage aided by Suzannah's best friend. Their efforts to stop Beth at any costs sets up the wildly funny climax in which things go uproariously awry!
 
 
Sunday, April 29, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
 
Sunday, April 29, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Take a relaxing informative walk with a docent, exploring and enjoying the Preserve in the fall. All ages welcome. This walk is free and happens the 4th weekend of every month on Saturday and Sunday. For more information please call the Nature Center at (310)782-3989.
 
 
Sunday, April 29, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center
 
 
Sunday, April 29, 2012 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
1316 Cabrillo Avenue, Torrance, CA
Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten Directed by: Jim Hormel. In this side-splitting comic romp about marriage, career-driven Suzannah Hayden needs a lot more help on the home front than she's getting from her husband, Gibby. Enter Beth Bailey, Suzannah's newly hired assistant, a gregarious highly motivated daughter of the South. Beth explodes into the Hayden household and whips it into an organized, well run machine. When Gibby realizes it's Suzannah's career Beth is really after, he sets out to save his marriage aided by Suzannah's best friend. Their efforts to stop Beth at any costs sets up the wildly funny climax in which things go uproariously awry!
 
 
Monday, April 30, 2012 | (All Day)   
Cultural Arts Center - Armstrong Theatre Plaza
The City of Torrance is pleased to host a piano on the plaza of the Cultural Arts Center as part of the broad-scale public art installation “Play Me, I’m Yours” by artist Luke Jerram from Thursday, April 12 through Thursday, May 3, 2012. “Play Me, I’m Yours” is being presented in 30 locations around Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) to culminate their season-long celebration of Music Director / Pianist Jeffrey Kahane’s 15th anniversary. The pianos, decorated by professional and amateur artists and groups, are being placed in high traffic public spaces to foster hubs of creativity through spontaneous music making. They will be available to the public to play 24 hours per day, 7 days a week without a fee or reservation required. City of Torrance Mayor, Frank Scotto said,” We’re excited to participate in a growing international legacy. The combination of innovation and creativity is a perfect fit for the Torrance community.” Torrance’s piano will be decorated by Roseline Seng, a Torrance resident and LACO’s graphic designer. The public is invited to attend any of the locations for the “Play Me, I’m Yours” kick-off on Thursday, April 12 at noon with 30 pianists, both local music students and acclaimed musicians, on all 30 pianos simultaneously performing Complete Preludes from Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1. Chairs will be set up at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center plaza for the event. Other locations in the South Bay/Harbor area include the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro and the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club.
 
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