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<<  Week of Sunday, December 30, 2012    >>           ALL Events   
 
Sunday, December 30, 2012 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Sunday, December 30, 2012 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Torrance Theatre Company - 1316 Cabrillo Ave, Torrance, CA
No one can forget Charles Dickens' ever classic tale of Scrooge, a lonely miser, who finds the spirit of Christmas with help from visions from his past, present and future. Christopher Schario's adaptation of Dickens' powerful work certainly will not disappoint. Through powerful language, humor and tenderness, this delightful version of A Christmas Carol tells the story of the redemption of a human soul.
 
 
Monday, December 31, 2012 | (All Day)   
All Torrance Libraries
All Torrance Libraries are closed for New Years. Outside materials returns will be open, and online resources and renewals will be available.
 
 
Monday, December 31, 2012 | (All Day)   
City Hall
City Hall will be closed
 
 
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 | (All Day)   
All Torrance Libraries
All Torrance Libraries are closed for New Years. Outside materials returns will be open, and online resources and renewals will be available.
 
 
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 | (All Day)   
City Hall
City Hall will be closed
 
 
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 | 7:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chamber, 3031 Torrance Bl.
NO MEETING
 
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and 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 or more per year. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 | Noon - 1:30 PM   
Henderson Library, 4805 Emerald St.
Crafters are invited to bring a current portable project and a sack lunch to the Library! Sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. Please call the Henderson Library at 310-371-2075 for more information.
 
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
In a hundred years since an unknown patent clerk in Switzerland published his theories on space and time, mass and energy, and light and gravity, Einstein's relativity has reshaped our universe and our view of reality. This class is especially designed for kids interested in science. Most students's finish the class with a clear understanding Einstein's General and Special Theory of Relativity as well as some of the history that lead to these important theories. This 3 class series occurs on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th of this month. Must attend all three classes. Ages 9+. Adults welcome too. $30 fee for all three classes. Registration is required. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 | 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Community Meeting Room, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
Discover extraordinary new worlds, travel through space and time, journey to other dimensions as the Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Group explores the wondrous and fantastic realm of Science Fiction and Fantasy each month. All Torrance Public Library book discussion groups are free and no registration is required. Please call the Reference Department at 310-618-5959 for more information.
 
 
Thursday, January 3, 2013 | 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 Madrona Marsh Preserve listening for birds, looking for frogs and learning about nature. This hike occurs the 1st Thursday of every month. Ages 3 months - 6 years. Free! $5 donation requested. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, January 3, 2013 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds for the future of the Madrona Marsh Preserve. Learn how to: prepare soil for planting on the Marsh, grow native plants for restoration and fund raising event 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 of every month. Best for adults or college age students. Ages 21+. Free! For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, January 3, 2013 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
In the hundred years since an unknown patent clerk in Switzerland published his theories on space and time, mass and energy, and light and gravity, Einstein's relativity has reshped our universe and our view of reality. This class is especially designed for kids interested in science. Most students' finish the class with a clear understanding Einstein's General and Special Theory of Relativity as well as some of the history that lead to these important theories. This 3 class series occurs on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th of this month. Must attend all three classes. Ages 9+. Adults welcome too. $30 fee for all three classes. Registration is required. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, January 3, 2013 | 3:30 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
TeenZone is a series of interactive and entertaining programs designed specifically for teens. Sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. Please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964 for details.
 
 
Friday, January 4, 2013 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Paul Blieden's "Bugs and Frogs,etc..." Photography Exhibit Ends. Paul has been photgraphing at the Madrona Marsh Preserve for years. Every year is a little different. Each year the seasonal changes happen at a different pace. In this photographic exhibit he will present a few images taken during the last year. Including wonderful flowers, the fascinating tiny frogs and some of the wonderful views that make the Madrona marsh a beautiful place. Exhibits on display daily in the Madrona Marsh Nature Center. For more information please contact the Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Friday, January 4, 2013 | 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM   
The Attic; 2320 W. Carson St.; Torrance CA
The Torrance Youth Council will be hosting their Annual Youth Forum on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. If you are a high school student interested in discussing and debating various topics relevant to you and you attend a Torrance high school, check in your Activities Office to sign up.
 
 
Friday, January 4, 2013 | 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 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Best to register Tuesday for that weeks Friday Fun Program. 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. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 20 kids. Free! Donations accepted. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Friday, January 4, 2013 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
In the hundred years since an unknown patent clerk in Switzerland published his theories on space and time, mass and energy, and light and gravity, Einstein's relativity has reshaped our universe and our view of reality. This class is especially designed for kids interested in science. Most students' finish the class with a clear understanding of Einstein's General and Special Theory of Relativity as well as some of the history that lead to these important theories. This 3 class series occurs on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of this month. Must attend all three classes. Ages 9+. Adults welcome too. $30 fee for all classes. Registration is required. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, January 5, 2013 | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Charles H. Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. (between Carson and Sepulveda)
Find fresh produce, local products, meat and eggs, flowers and breads, good food and lots of fun at the Torrance Certified Farmers' Market! Year 'round, rain or shine, in the parking lot of Wilson Park, adjacent to the Dee Hardison Sports Center.
 
 
Saturday, January 5, 2013 | 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM   
The Attic; 2320 W. Carson St.; Torrance CA
The Torrance Youth Council will be hosting their Annual Youth Forum on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. If you are a high school student interested in discussing and debating various topics relevant to you and you attend a Torrance high school, check in your Activities Office to sign up.
 
 
Saturday, January 5, 2013 | 8:45 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join us for our restoration program every Saturday from 8:45 a.m. - 12 noon on the Madrona Marsh Preserve planting natives, weeding, propagating or maybe watering new plants. Wear closed toe shoes, bring gloves and be ready to work. Refreshments are provided. Rain or a holiday that fall on a Saturday cancels this program. Be on time - late comers will not be able to work. If you are 15 years or younger you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, January 5, 2013 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Please join CSUDH professor Connie Vadheim for entertaining and educational classes on various native plant topics. Every month is a different topic. Never the same class twice! Topics range from 'edible seeds and berrys' to 'Chapparel Communities and pruning techniques'. This month's topic is Life-friendly 'Lawns': native groundcover ideas that provide bird & insect habitat. 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. This class is held in the Madrona Marsh Nature Center on the 1st Saturday of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and repeats the following Tuesday of every month from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Free! Donations accepted. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, January 5, 2013 | 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM   
Claim Jumper restaurant, corners of Crenshaw and Lomita Blvds
The South Bay Scooter Club meets the first Saturday of every month for a chance to ride around the South Bay on our scooters with fellow scooter enthusiasts. Though vintage Italian scooters are preferred, all types of scooters are always welcome. Meet at Claim Jumper restaurant in Torrance at 12:30pm. Ride leaves around 1pm-ish. Different routes and end spots are chosen every month. Come out and ride!!
 
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