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Sunday, July 24, 2016 |   
Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance
BEST.SUMMER.EVER. Overnight, day or enrichment programs at the Y share one thing: They're about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. Check out our 2016 Summer Program Guide and find exciting camps for your child to enjoy this summer. http://www.YMCALA.Org/Torrance-South-Bay/Programs/Day-Camps Register today! Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance, CA 90505 Call (310) 325-5885 or go to www.YMCALA.Org/TSB
 
 
Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM   
1317 Sartori Ave., Torrance, CA 90501
Join the vintage treasure hunt on the 4th Sunday of every month when more than 200 sellers line the streets of historic downtown Torrance! DJ Ozzie in the Park and live music at Buffalo Fire Dept Blues Jam. Antique Appraisal booth - only $3 per item! Lots of great restaurants, bakery & sports bars! Antique & specialty shops open! Pet Friendly! Free Admission!
 
 
Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Games will be played at Wilson Park
The City of Torrance offers a Youth Flag Football program for boys and girls grade K – 8. Registration begins June 7, 2016 for residents and June 14, 2016 for non-residents. Registration can be completed by phone (310) 618-2720; fax, (310) 781-7598; at the Registration office 3031 Torrance Blvd. (two buildings east of the library); or online at; www.TorranceCA.Gov/9087.htm The last day to register is Sept. 29, 2016. For information about registration call (310) 618-2720. The games are tentatively set to begin Oct. 1, 2016. This is an eight-week league, and all games will be played at Charles Wilson Park. For more information, call the Youth Sports office at (310) 781-7515
 
 
Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrancef
Take a guided walk on the Preserve with a trained docent and learn about the flora and fauna that live in our captivating vernal marsh. You'll see how living things interact in their habitat and learn the value of wetlands in our urban environment. Free! For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM   
Torrance Historical Society & Museum - 1345 Post Ave., Torrance 90501
This free docent-led walking tour begins at the Torrance Historical Society & Museum, and will point out many historic sites and landmarks of Old Torrance. Guests will also learn ... - What's in the cornerstone of the original Jared Sidney Torrance Memorial Hospital - Why downtown was laid-out in a "Y" fashion - About the explosion that helped put Torrance on the map - What TV character lived on Cota Avenue - About the oldest church still in continuous use The tour is easy, but brisk walk covering eight blocks. Wear comfortable walking shoes and sunscreen. Bring a camera and a friend!
 
 
Sunday, July 24, 2016 | 2:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
The acclaimed Broadway smash, which opened in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof, follows the life of Tevye, a dairyman in a small Russian village trying to honor and maintain the religious customs of his ancestors. But times are changing, and his daughters are eager to follow new ways. As dangerous forces threaten the village’s way of life, Tevye’s faith and love for his family give him strength to fight for his home and the traditions of his people. Get swept away with the story and unforgettable songs, including “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Tradition,” and “To Life.” Join us for this nine time Tony Award winner and one of the most beloved musicals of all time.
 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 |   
Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance
BEST.SUMMER.EVER. Overnight, day or enrichment programs at the Y share one thing: They're about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. Check out our 2016 Summer Program Guide and find exciting camps for your child to enjoy this summer. http://www.YMCALA.Org/Torrance-South-Bay/Programs/Day-Camps Register today! Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance, CA 90505 Call (310) 325-5885 or go to www.YMCALA.Org/TSB
 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Games will be played at Wilson Park
The City of Torrance offers a Youth Flag Football program for boys and girls grade K – 8. Registration begins June 7, 2016 for residents and June 14, 2016 for non-residents. Registration can be completed by phone (310) 618-2720; fax, (310) 781-7598; at the Registration office 3031 Torrance Blvd. (two buildings east of the library); or online at; www.TorranceCA.Gov/9087.htm The last day to register is Sept. 29, 2016. For information about registration call (310) 618-2720. The games are tentatively set to begin Oct. 1, 2016. This is an eight-week league, and all games will be played at Charles Wilson Park. For more information, call the Youth Sports office at (310) 781-7515
 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance CA 90503
Torrance youth, don’t spend summer at home! Come to Summer Camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week. Torrance Summer Camps will be in session Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, September 2, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Day Camps will be held at Greenwood Park, La Romeria Park and Wilson Park. Teen Camp will be held at Greenwood Park. Morning Care and Extended Care will be available at all camps for an additional fee. Open registration for Summer Day Camps begins Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registration Office, located at 3031 Torrance Blvd. For more information or to register, please call (310) 618-2720 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.gov/DayCamps/
 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park 126 Vista del Parque Redondo Beach, CA 90277
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants aged 5-9 to come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club at El Retiro Park! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. Mini Kids Club operates June 27-August 25, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in 2 week sessions, Mondays/Wednesdays and Tuesdays/Thursdays. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/Parks
 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 | 10:30 AM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Babytime is a special storytime specifically for ages 6 to 18 months participating with a caregiver. Join us for songs, rhymes, and stories! Babytime is free, and no registration is required, but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. For more information please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Parks listed in description
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for fun at the parks this summer. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost. Young children should be accompanied by an adult as this is a drop-in program where children can come and go as they please. The Summer Parks Program will operate Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, August 26, 2016 from noon to 4 p.m. at the following parks: Alta Loma Park Paradise Park Columbia Park Pueblo Park Delthorne Park Sur La Brea Park El Retiro Park Torrance Park Hickory Park Victor Park La Romeria Park Walteria Park For more information, visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks or call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chambers, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 | 6:30 PM   
Walteria Library, 3815 W. 242 St.
Families are invited to bring special pillows and blankets to join us for this evening storytime. This program is free, and no registration is required. For more information please call the Walteria Library at 310-375-8418.
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 |   
Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance
BEST.SUMMER.EVER. Overnight, day or enrichment programs at the Y share one thing: They're about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. Check out our 2016 Summer Program Guide and find exciting camps for your child to enjoy this summer. http://www.YMCALA.Org/Torrance-South-Bay/Programs/Day-Camps Register today! Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance, CA 90505 Call (310) 325-5885 or go to www.YMCALA.Org/TSB
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Games will be played at Wilson Park
The City of Torrance offers a Youth Flag Football program for boys and girls grade K – 8. Registration begins June 7, 2016 for residents and June 14, 2016 for non-residents. Registration can be completed by phone (310) 618-2720; fax, (310) 781-7598; at the Registration office 3031 Torrance Blvd. (two buildings east of the library); or online at; www.TorranceCA.Gov/9087.htm The last day to register is Sept. 29, 2016. For information about registration call (310) 618-2720. The games are tentatively set to begin Oct. 1, 2016. This is an eight-week league, and all games will be played at Charles Wilson Park. For more information, call the Youth Sports office at (310) 781-7515
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance CA 90503
Torrance youth, don’t spend summer at home! Come to Summer Camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week. Torrance Summer Camps will be in session Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, September 2, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Day Camps will be held at Greenwood Park, La Romeria Park and Wilson Park. Teen Camp will be held at Greenwood Park. Morning Care and Extended Care will be available at all camps for an additional fee. Open registration for Summer Day Camps begins Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registration Office, located at 3031 Torrance Blvd. For more information or to register, please call (310) 618-2720 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.gov/DayCamps/
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Beautiful bugs, birds and mammals are all around us. This 4-day class series begins Tuesday, July 26 and will run until Friday, July 29 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. will integrate science and art. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of these fascinating creatures. The students will explore the Preserve and gain an understanding of the biological adaptations that help these animals survive in the wild. Additionally, students will learn the basics of illustration, develop observational skills and gain an appreciation for the wonders of nature. Ages 7-12 years. $40 to attend 4-day class series. For more information and to register please call the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park 126 Vista del Parque Redondo Beach, CA 90277
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants aged 5-9 to come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club at El Retiro Park! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. Mini Kids Club operates June 27-August 25, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in 2 week sessions, Mondays/Wednesdays and Tuesdays/Thursdays. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/Parks
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 10:30 AM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fun. This program is free and no registration is required, but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. For more information please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075.
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 10:30 AM   
North Torrance Library, 3604 Artesia Blvd.
Families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fun. This program is free and no registration is required, but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. For more information please call the North Torrance Library at 310-323-7200.
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 11:00 AM   
Southeast Library, 23115 Arlington Ave.
Families are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fun. This program is free and no registration is required, but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. For more information please call the Southeast Library at 310-530-5044.
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Parks listed in description
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for fun at the parks this summer. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost. Young children should be accompanied by an adult as this is a drop-in program where children can come and go as they please. The Summer Parks Program will operate Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, August 26, 2016 from noon to 4 p.m. at the following parks: Alta Loma Park Paradise Park Columbia Park Pueblo Park Delthorne Park Sur La Brea Park El Retiro Park Torrance Park Hickory Park Victor Park La Romeria Park Walteria Park For more information, visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks or call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM   
Parks listed in description
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for “Fun in the Sun” at a variety of parks this summer. The program will offer innovative group-based, outdoor games designed to stimulate and challenge participants. The program is non-custodial, and participants are free to come and go as they please. This program is free, and will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. at the following parks: June 28, 2016 – Alta Loma Park June 30, 2016 - Columbia Park July 5, 2016 - Delthorne Park July 7, 2016 – El Retiro Park July 12, 2016 - Hickory Park July 14, 2016 – La Romeria Park July 19, 2016 - McMaster Park July 21, 2016 - Paradise Park July 26, 2016 - Pueblo Park July 28, 2016 – Sur La Brea Park August 2, 2016 - Torrance Park August 4, 2016 – Victor Park August 9, 2016 - Walteria Park For more information, visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks or call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 2:00 PM   
North Torrance Library, 3604 Artesia Blvd.
Families and school aged children are invited to join us for stories and a fun craft project! This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no registration is required.
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 6:30 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Families are invited to bring pillows or blankets and join us for this special evening storytime. This program is free, and no registration is required. For more information please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chamber, 3031 Torrance Bl.
5:30 P.M . - EXECUTIVE SESSION; 7:00 P.M. - REGULAR BUSINESS
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 |   
Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance
BEST.SUMMER.EVER. Overnight, day or enrichment programs at the Y share one thing: They're about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. Check out our 2016 Summer Program Guide and find exciting camps for your child to enjoy this summer. http://www.YMCALA.Org/Torrance-South-Bay/Programs/Day-Camps Register today! Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance, CA 90505 Call (310) 325-5885 or go to www.YMCALA.Org/TSB
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Games will be played at Wilson Park
The City of Torrance offers a Youth Flag Football program for boys and girls grade K – 8. Registration begins June 7, 2016 for residents and June 14, 2016 for non-residents. Registration can be completed by phone (310) 618-2720; fax, (310) 781-7598; at the Registration office 3031 Torrance Blvd. (two buildings east of the library); or online at; www.TorranceCA.Gov/9087.htm The last day to register is Sept. 29, 2016. For information about registration call (310) 618-2720. The games are tentatively set to begin Oct. 1, 2016. This is an eight-week league, and all games will be played at Charles Wilson Park. For more information, call the Youth Sports office at (310) 781-7515
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance CA 90503
Torrance youth, don’t spend summer at home! Come to Summer Camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week. Torrance Summer Camps will be in session Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, September 2, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Day Camps will be held at Greenwood Park, La Romeria Park and Wilson Park. Teen Camp will be held at Greenwood Park. Morning Care and Extended Care will be available at all camps for an additional fee. Open registration for Summer Day Camps begins Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registration Office, located at 3031 Torrance Blvd. For more information or to register, please call (310) 618-2720 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.gov/DayCamps/
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Beautiful bugs, birds and mammals are all around us. This 4-day class series begins Tuesday, July 26 and will run until Friday, July 29 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. will integrate science and art. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of these fascinating creatures. The students will explore the Preserve and gain an understanding of the biological adaptations that help these animals survive in the wild. Additionally, students will learn the basics of illustration, develop observational skills and gain an appreciation for the wonders of nature. Ages 7-12 years. $40 to attend 4-day class series. For more information and to register please call the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park 126 Vista del Parque Redondo Beach, CA 90277
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants aged 5-9 to come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club at El Retiro Park! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. Mini Kids Club operates June 27-August 25, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in 2 week sessions, Mondays/Wednesdays and Tuesdays/Thursdays. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/Parks
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 11:00 AM   
El Retiro Library, 126 Vista del Parque, Redondo Beach
This storytime is geared for ages 12-24 months participating with a caregiver. Join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more! This program is free, and no registration is required, but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. For more information please call the El Retiro Library at 310-375-0922.
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM   
1434 Marcelina Ave., Torrance, CA 90503
Join the Torrance Rose Float Association for a fundraising event to support its 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade float entry. The flyer must be presented and is available on the TRFA website, TorranceRoseFloat.Org under the News & Events tab.
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | Noon   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Calling all crafters! Share, learn, and be inspired. Bring your current, portable project and a sack lunch to spend time with fellow crafters. This program is free, and no registration is required. For more information please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075.
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | Noon - 3:00 PM   
Parks listed in description
The City of Torrance Community Services Department in partnership with The Home Depot will be hosting the Carpenter Wagon this summer. Staff will help children ages 6-14 create a variety of wood craft projects. Parents/guardians must be present in order for their child to participate. Sessions are limited to 20 participants, and are offered on a first come, first serve basis. Registration will be taken 10 minutes prior to the start of each session. Participation is limited to one session per child per day. This program is free and will be offered on Wednesdays at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. at the following parks: June 29, 20156 – Sur La Brea Park July 6, 2016 - Torrance Park July 13, 2016 - McMaster Park July 20, 2016 - Hickory Park July 27, 2016 – El Retiro Park August 3, 2016 - Columbia Park
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Parks listed in description
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for fun at the parks this summer. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost. Young children should be accompanied by an adult as this is a drop-in program where children can come and go as they please. The Summer Parks Program will operate Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, August 26, 2016 from noon to 4 p.m. at the following parks: Alta Loma Park Paradise Park Columbia Park Pueblo Park Delthorne Park Sur La Brea Park El Retiro Park Torrance Park Hickory Park Victor Park La Romeria Park Walteria Park For more information, visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks or call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 4:00 PM   
El Retiro Library, 126 Vista del Parque, Redondo Beach
Families and school aged children are invited to join us for stories and a fun craft project! This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no registration is required. For more information please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 6:30 PM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Families are invited to bring special pillows and blankets to join us for this evening storytime. This program is free, and no registration is required, but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. For more information please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075.
 
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 |   
Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance
BEST.SUMMER.EVER. Overnight, day or enrichment programs at the Y share one thing: They're about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. Check out our 2016 Summer Program Guide and find exciting camps for your child to enjoy this summer. http://www.YMCALA.Org/Torrance-South-Bay/Programs/Day-Camps Register today! Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance, CA 90505 Call (310) 325-5885 or go to www.YMCALA.Org/TSB
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Games will be played at Wilson Park
The City of Torrance offers a Youth Flag Football program for boys and girls grade K – 8. Registration begins June 7, 2016 for residents and June 14, 2016 for non-residents. Registration can be completed by phone (310) 618-2720; fax, (310) 781-7598; at the Registration office 3031 Torrance Blvd. (two buildings east of the library); or online at; www.TorranceCA.Gov/9087.htm The last day to register is Sept. 29, 2016. For information about registration call (310) 618-2720. The games are tentatively set to begin Oct. 1, 2016. This is an eight-week league, and all games will be played at Charles Wilson Park. For more information, call the Youth Sports office at (310) 781-7515
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance CA 90503
Torrance youth, don’t spend summer at home! Come to Summer Camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week. Torrance Summer Camps will be in session Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, September 2, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Day Camps will be held at Greenwood Park, La Romeria Park and Wilson Park. Teen Camp will be held at Greenwood Park. Morning Care and Extended Care will be available at all camps for an additional fee. Open registration for Summer Day Camps begins Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registration Office, located at 3031 Torrance Blvd. For more information or to register, please call (310) 618-2720 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.gov/DayCamps/
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Beautiful bugs, birds and mammals are all around us. This 4-day class series begins Tuesday, July 26 and will run until Friday, July 29 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. will integrate science and art. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of these fascinating creatures. The students will explore the Preserve and gain an understanding of the biological adaptations that help these animals survive in the wild. Additionally, students will learn the basics of illustration, develop observational skills and gain an appreciation for the wonders of nature. Ages 7-12 years. $40 to attend 4-day class series. For more information and to register please call the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park 126 Vista del Parque Redondo Beach, CA 90277
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants aged 5-9 to come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club at El Retiro Park! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. Mini Kids Club operates June 27-August 25, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in 2 week sessions, Mondays/Wednesdays and Tuesdays/Thursdays. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/Parks
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join the Propagation Society for this hands-on restoration program. Learn how to prepare soil for planting, collect seeds, pot-up plants to larger containers, prune and grow native plants for restoration and fundraising events. Best for adults. Free! For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Parks listed in description
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for fun at the parks this summer. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost. Young children should be accompanied by an adult as this is a drop-in program where children can come and go as they please. The Summer Parks Program will operate Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, August 26, 2016 from noon to 4 p.m. at the following parks: Alta Loma Park Paradise Park Columbia Park Pueblo Park Delthorne Park Sur La Brea Park El Retiro Park Torrance Park Hickory Park Victor Park La Romeria Park Walteria Park For more information, visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks or call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM   
Parks listed in description
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for “Fun in the Sun” at a variety of parks this summer. The program will offer innovative group-based, outdoor games designed to stimulate and challenge participants. The program is non-custodial, and participants are free to come and go as they please. This program is free, and will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. at the following parks: June 28, 2016 – Alta Loma Park June 30, 2016 - Columbia Park July 5, 2016 - Delthorne Park July 7, 2016 – El Retiro Park July 12, 2016 - Hickory Park July 14, 2016 – La Romeria Park July 19, 2016 - McMaster Park July 21, 2016 - Paradise Park July 26, 2016 - Pueblo Park July 28, 2016 – Sur La Brea Park August 2, 2016 - Torrance Park August 4, 2016 – Victor Park August 9, 2016 - Walteria Park For more information, visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks or call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM   
Parks listed in description
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for “Fun in the Sun” at a variety of parks this summer. The program will offer innovative group-based, outdoor games designed to stimulate and challenge participants. The program is non-custodial, and participants are free to come and go as they please. This program is free, and will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. at the following parks: June 28, 2016 – Alta Loma Park June 30, 2016 - Columbia Park July 5, 2016 - Delthorne Park July 7, 2016 – El Retiro Park July 12, 2016 - Hickory Park July 14, 2016 – La Romeria Park July 19, 2016 - McMaster Park July 21, 2016 - Paradise Park July 26, 2016 - Pueblo Park July 28, 2016 – Sur La Brea Park August 2, 2016 - Torrance Park August 4, 2016 – Victor Park August 9, 2016 - Walteria Park For more information, visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks or call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 2:00 PM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Families and school aged children are invited to join us for stories and a fun craft project! This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no registration is required.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 4:00 PM   
Walteria Library, 3815 W. 242 St.
Families and school aged children are invited to join us for stories and a fun craft project! This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no registration is required. For more information please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 6:30 PM   
Southeast Library, 23115 Arlington Ave.
The World Voices Book Group meets monthly to discuss literature by authors from around the world. The discussions are free, and no registration is required. For titles and more information please call the Southeast Library at 310-530-5044.
 
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 7:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
The acclaimed Broadway smash, which opened in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof, follows the life of Tevye, a dairyman in a small Russian village trying to honor and maintain the religious customs of his ancestors. But times are changing, and his daughters are eager to follow new ways. As dangerous forces threaten the village’s way of life, Tevye’s faith and love for his family give him strength to fight for his home and the traditions of his people. Get swept away with the story and unforgettable songs, including “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Tradition,” and “To Life.” Join us for this nine time Tony Award winner and one of the most beloved musicals of all time.
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 |   
Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance
BEST.SUMMER.EVER. Overnight, day or enrichment programs at the Y share one thing: They're about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. Check out our 2016 Summer Program Guide and find exciting camps for your child to enjoy this summer. http://www.YMCALA.Org/Torrance-South-Bay/Programs/Day-Camps Register today! Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance, CA 90505 Call (310) 325-5885 or go to www.YMCALA.Org/TSB
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Games will be played at Wilson Park
The City of Torrance offers a Youth Flag Football program for boys and girls grade K – 8. Registration begins June 7, 2016 for residents and June 14, 2016 for non-residents. Registration can be completed by phone (310) 618-2720; fax, (310) 781-7598; at the Registration office 3031 Torrance Blvd. (two buildings east of the library); or online at; www.TorranceCA.Gov/9087.htm The last day to register is Sept. 29, 2016. For information about registration call (310) 618-2720. The games are tentatively set to begin Oct. 1, 2016. This is an eight-week league, and all games will be played at Charles Wilson Park. For more information, call the Youth Sports office at (310) 781-7515
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance CA 90503
Torrance youth, don’t spend summer at home! Come to Summer Camp and enjoy fun filled days participating in indoor crafts, outdoor games, walking field trips and an excursion every week. Torrance Summer Camps will be in session Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, September 2, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $130 to $155 per week. Summer Day Camps will be held at Greenwood Park, La Romeria Park and Wilson Park. Teen Camp will be held at Greenwood Park. Morning Care and Extended Care will be available at all camps for an additional fee. Open registration for Summer Day Camps begins Wednesday, June 1, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Registration Office, located at 3031 Torrance Blvd. For more information or to register, please call (310) 618-2720 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.gov/DayCamps/
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Beautiful bugs, birds and mammals are all around us. This 4-day class series begins Tuesday, July 26 and will run until Friday, July 29 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. will integrate science and art. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of these fascinating creatures. The students will explore the Preserve and gain an understanding of the biological adaptations that help these animals survive in the wild. Additionally, students will learn the basics of illustration, develop observational skills and gain an appreciation for the wonders of nature. Ages 7-12 years. $40 to attend 4-day class series. For more information and to register please call the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
El Retiro Park 126 Vista del Parque Redondo Beach, CA 90277
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites participants aged 5-9 to come join the fun at the Mini Kids Club at El Retiro Park! Children will have the opportunity to participate in structured activities such as crafts, cooking and games. The fee for Mini Kids Club is $50 for residents and $55 a session for non-residents. Mini Kids Club operates June 27-August 25, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., in 2 week sessions, Mondays/Wednesdays and Tuesdays/Thursdays. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCa.Gov/Parks
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
"Friday Fun" is a hands-on program for pre-schoolers, ages 3-6 years and their parents or guardians. The program will incorporate story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the chosen topic. Some weeks there will be potting and other activities. The topics emphasize respect for all living things and prepare the children (and parents) to be good stewards of the planet. Space is limited to 20 children. Free. Donations accepted. Pre-registration is required. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 10:15 AM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Toddlertime is specifically geared for ages 12-24 months, participating with a caregiver. Join us for stories, songs, and more! This program is free, and no registration is required, but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. This program repeats at 11:00 a.m. For more information please contact the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 11:00 AM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Toddlertime is specifically geared for ages 12-24 months, participating with a caregiver. Join us for stories, songs, and more! This program is free, and no registration is required, but the room can get crowded so please arrive on time. This program is also offered at 10:15 a.m. For more information please contact the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Parks listed in description
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for fun at the parks this summer. Recreation staff will be leading and supervising activities and crafts at no cost. Young children should be accompanied by an adult as this is a drop-in program where children can come and go as they please. The Summer Parks Program will operate Monday, June 27, 2016 – Friday, August 26, 2016 from noon to 4 p.m. at the following parks: Alta Loma Park Paradise Park Columbia Park Pueblo Park Delthorne Park Sur La Brea Park El Retiro Park Torrance Park Hickory Park Victor Park La Romeria Park Walteria Park For more information, visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks or call (310) 618-2930.
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 2:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Come watch the amazing juggling of David Cousin! This program is free and no registration is required, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, but the room can get very crowded so please arrive on time. For more information please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964.
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
WILSON PARK AT THE GAZEBO - 2200 Crenshaw Blvd
Directed by Stephanie Coltrin An emotionally gripping thriller, where gossip turns friendships rancid, and rumor brutally murders innocence. Othello is as unflinching in its power as it is in its heartbreak.
 
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 | 8:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
The acclaimed Broadway smash, which opened in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof, follows the life of Tevye, a dairyman in a small Russian village trying to honor and maintain the religious customs of his ancestors. But times are changing, and his daughters are eager to follow new ways. As dangerous forces threaten the village’s way of life, Tevye’s faith and love for his family give him strength to fight for his home and the traditions of his people. Get swept away with the story and unforgettable songs, including “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Tradition,” and “To Life.” Join us for this nine time Tony Award winner and one of the most beloved musicals of all time.
 
 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 |   
Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance
BEST.SUMMER.EVER. Overnight, day or enrichment programs at the Y share one thing: They're about discovery. Kids have the opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, gain independence, and make lasting friendships and memories. Check out our 2016 Summer Program Guide and find exciting camps for your child to enjoy this summer. http://www.YMCALA.Org/Torrance-South-Bay/Programs/Day-Camps Register today! Torrance-South Bay YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd. Torrance, CA 90505 Call (310) 325-5885 or go to www.YMCALA.Org/TSB
 
 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Games will be played at Wilson Park
The City of Torrance offers a Youth Flag Football program for boys and girls grade K – 8. Registration begins June 7, 2016 for residents and June 14, 2016 for non-residents. Registration can be completed by phone (310) 618-2720; fax, (310) 781-7598; at the Registration office 3031 Torrance Blvd. (two buildings east of the library); or online at; www.TorranceCA.Gov/9087.htm The last day to register is Sept. 29, 2016. For information about registration call (310) 618-2720. The games are tentatively set to begin Oct. 1, 2016. This is an eight-week league, and all games will be played at Charles Wilson Park. For more information, call the Youth Sports office at (310) 781-7515
 
 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join us for our Habitat Restoration program every Saturday of every month from 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on the Madrona Marsh Preserve planting natives, weeding, propagating or maybe watering new plants. Wear closed toe shoes, bring gloves and be ready to work. Refreshments are provided. Rain or a holiday that fall on a Saturday cancels this program. Be on time - late comers will not be able to work. If you are 13 years or younger you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 | 2:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
An alumna of San Francisco Opera's prestigious Merola program, Ms. Vasquez has performed with the LA Opera, Pacific Symphony Orchestra, and the Asia America Symphony Orchestra. Her winning program will include arias, mariachis, and show tunes. This program is free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library, and no reservations are required. The show is first come, first seated and recommended for adults. For more information please contact the Reference Department at 310-618-5959.
 
 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
WILSON PARK AT THE GAZEBO - 2200 Crenshaw Blvd
Directed by Cylan Brown An action-adventure-fairy-tale-romance! Shakespeare tells an epic romantic tale filled with magical potions, dastardly villains, ghosts, gods and lost princes.
 
 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 | 8:00 PM   
James Armstrong Theatre [Torrance Cultural Arts Center] 3330 Civic Center Drive
The acclaimed Broadway smash, which opened in 1964, Fiddler on the Roof, follows the life of Tevye, a dairyman in a small Russian village trying to honor and maintain the religious customs of his ancestors. But times are changing, and his daughters are eager to follow new ways. As dangerous forces threaten the village’s way of life, Tevye’s faith and love for his family give him strength to fight for his home and the traditions of his people. Get swept away with the story and unforgettable songs, including “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Tradition,” and “To Life.” Join us for this nine time Tony Award winner and one of the most beloved musicals of all time.
 
 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 | 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
Paradise Park, 5006 Lee Street
The Torrance Community Services Department invites you to a screening of Big Hero 6 as Paradise Park is transformed into a movie theatre! Wear your warm clothes and bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnics, and snacks, and join the fun!
 
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