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Tuesday, May 1, 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, May 1, 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, May 1, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Wednesday, May 2, 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, May 2, 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, May 3, 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, May 3, 2012 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & 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, May 3, 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, May 4, 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, May 4, 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, May 5, 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, May 5, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA
Please join CSUDH professor Dr. Connie Vadheim 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, May 5, 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, May 6, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM   
Columbia Park 4045 190th St, Torrance
Torrance Crafters Guild Art in the Park
 
 
Sunday, May 6, 2012 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Live animals
 
 
Sunday, May 6, 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!
 
 
Tuesday, May 8, 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, May 8, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 | Noon - 1:00 PM   
George Nakano Theatre - 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance
Rodin - Father of Modern Sculpture. The sculptures of this great master seem to be in every museum collection. an in-depth look at the man and his art - there is even a movie about his life you will want to see after this lecture.
 
 
Tuesday, May 8, 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 Vadheim as she teaches you all about native plants in the wild and in your own garden.
 
 
Wednesday, May 9, 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, May 9, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Thursday, May 10, 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, May 10, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Friday, May 11, 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, May 11, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Friday, May 11, 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, May 12, 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, May 12, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Here's an opportunity for children to learn to paint or sharpen already acquired watercolor skills with local artist Jennifer Siegel. Watercolors and paper are provided. Ages 8+.
 
 
Saturday, May 12, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Saturday, May 12, 2012 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
The land on Earth is ever changing - and sometimes large events shape the landscape in remarkable ways. Both the Grand Canyon and Madrona Marsh were shaped by a series of important events. Come learn about these - and develop a keener understanding of the "lay of the land".
 
 
Saturday, May 12, 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, May 13, 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!
 
 
Tuesday, May 15, 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, May 15, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center
 
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuedsay and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Thursday, May 17, 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, May 17, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Thursday, May 17, 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, May 18, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
"Friday Fun" is a hands-on program for preschoolers, ages 3-6 years and their parents or guardians. The program will be offered at no charge every Friday from 10-12:00 p.m. The program will incorporate story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the chosen topic. Some weeks there will also be potting or other activities. The topics emphasize respect for all living things and prepare the children (and parents) to be good stewards of the planet.
 
 
Friday, May 18, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Friday, May 18, 2012 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
View the works of local artists portraying the beauty of the Madrona Marsh. Exhibits on display daily in the Nature Center.
 
 
Friday, May 18, 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, May 19, 2012 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Starting June 1, 2012, 50 person limit for this program. You must register to attend. You may register on Saturdays at 12 noon or you may register by calling the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989. If you plan to attend with a group each person must individually sign up. If you no show after you have signed up, you may not sign up again for 2 weeks. 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, May 19, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
A beginner's guide to birds, bird life and behavior. Each class will include a short presentation about the featured birds followed by a walk on the Preserve to look for them. Bring binoculars and wear comfortable shoes. Classes are limited to 20 students ages 9+. Pre-registration is required. For more information call the Nature Center; (310) 782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, May 19, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Saturday, May 19, 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!
 
 
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Thursday, May 24, 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, May 24, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Friday, May 25, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
"Friday Fun" is a hands-on program for preschoolers, ages 3-6 years and their parents or guardians. The program will be offered at no charge every Friday from 10-12:00 p.m. The program will incorporate story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the chosen topic. Some weeks there will also be potting or other activities. The topics emphasize respect for all living things and prepare the children (and parents) to be good stewards of the planet.
 
 
Friday, May 25, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Saturday, May 26, 2012 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Starting June 1, 2012, 50 person limit for this program. You must register to attend. You may register on Saturdays at 12 noon or you may register by calling the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989. If you plan to attend with a group each person must individually sign up. If you no show after you have signed up, you may not sign up again for 2 weeks. 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, May 26, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Take a relaxing informative walk with a docent, exploring and enjoying the Preserve in the Spring. 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, May 26, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Saturday, May 26, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Will it be a heart-warming story about living with nature or a tall tale of mythic proportions? In any event, stories will be told. Come and join us!
 
 
Saturday, May 26, 2012 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Create crafts that can be used in your home or given as gifts using items that can be found on the preserve. Pre-registration is recommended. Please contact the nature for more information at 782-3989
 
 
Saturday, May 26, 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, May 27, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Take a relaxing informative walk with a docent, exploring and enjoying the Preserve in the Spring. 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
 
 
Monday, May 28, 2012 | (All Day)   
City Hall
City Hall will be closed
 
 
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
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 Tuesdays of every month.
 
 
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday moring. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Join the group and gain expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Thursday, May 31, 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, May 31, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
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