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<<  Week of Sunday, August 26, 2012    >>           ALL Events   
 
Sunday, August 26, 2012 | (All Day)   
Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center
Visit Madrona Marsh Nature Center to purchase your tickets for this years Moonlight Magic Fundraising Event. A Fundraising Celebration on the Preserve in the Moonlight. Dinner, music, auctions, dancing, and laughter.
 
 
Sunday, August 26, 2012 | 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM   
1317 Sartori Ave., Torrance
Over 175 sellers set up in the streets of historical downtown Torrance. Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Vintage Clothes, Jewelry, Toys, Tools, LP's, Arts & Crafts, Home Decor and more...all on sale at bargain prices! Also, have that vintage heirloom or recent treasure appraised by Dave Brownlee and crew at the Appraisal Tent, only $3.00 per item.
 
 
Sunday, August 26, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve
4th Saturday and Sunday of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Take a guided walk on the Madrona Marsh Preserve 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! Donations accepted. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Sunday, August 26, 2012 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
The Katy Geissert Civic Center Library is open this Sunday.
 
 
Sunday, August 26, 2012 | 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM   
Torrance Historical Society & Museum - 1345 Post Ave., Old Torrance
The docent-led Walking Tour begins at the Torrance Historical Society & Museum, and will point out many of the historic sites and landmarks of Old Torrance. You will also learn . . . · What’s in the Torrance Memorial Time capsule (located in the Museum) · What 3 Torrance properties are on the National Register of Historic Places · Where the new Centennial Time Capsule Plaza will be placed, and when · The original street names of “Torrance Blvd.” and “Post Avenue” · What famous artist was commissioned to paint a mural on the side of the Employment Development Department building The tour is an easy, but brisk walk covering 8 blocks — the walk is approximately 90 minutes. • Open to the public • Requires no reservations • Comfy walking shoes are recommended • Bring a camera, and a friend!
 
 
Sunday, August 26, 2012 | 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM   
The Home Depot Center, 18400 Avalon Blvd., Suite 200, Carson, CA 90746
The 2011 MLS Champion LA Galaxy are pleased to welcome you to City of Torrance Night. LA Galaxy vs. FC Dallas. General Admission seats are only $20 per ticket in Torrance's own section 124. The first 200 people to buy tickets will get exclusive access to a post game autograph session! Tickets are available for purchase by phone at 310.630.2235, online at www.lagalaxy.com/torrance or through the City of Torrance Community Services Department (3031 Torrance Blvd.), or by phone at (310) 618-2720. To book groups of 10 or more please call Matt Maulit 310.630.2154. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov
 
 
Monday, August 27, 2012 | (All Day)   
Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center
Visit Madrona Marsh Nature Center to purchase your tickets for this years Moonlight Magic Fundraising Event. A Fundraising Celebration on the Preserve in the Moonlight. Dinner, music, auctions, dancing, and laughter.
 
 
Monday, August 27, 2012 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
The After School Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression.

The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program.

This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per 10 youth at Elementary School and one staff member per 13 youth at Middle Schools.

Enrollment is limited at all schools. PLEASE NOTE: The After School Club Program is designed for Torrance Residents. Torrance residents will have the first opportunity to register for the program. After the resident registration, Non-Torrance residents will have an opportunity to register for any remaining spaces.

The After School Club Program follows the TUSD calendar and meets on campus Monday-Friday after school until 6 p.m. The program is offered at the following schools:

Elementary Schools:
Arnold: 4100 W. 227th St.
Carr: 3404 W. 168th St.
Edison: 3800 W.182nd St.
Greenwood: 1520 Greenwood Ave.
Torrance: 2125 Lincoln Ave.
Victor: 4820 Spencer St.
Walteria: 24456 Madison St.
Yukon: 17815 Yukon Ave.

Middle Schools:
Bert Lynn: 5038 Halison St.
Casimir: 17220 Casimir Ave.
Hull: 2080 W. 231st St.
Madrona: 21364 Madrona Ave.
Magruder: 4100 W. 185th St.
Richardson: 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.

For information on the After School Club Program and a variety of other youth programs, please call the Community Services Department at (310) 618-2930.

All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older.

* Resident walk-in registration begins August 21, 2012.
* Non-resident walk-in registration begins August 28, 2012.

Applications and additional information are available online at: http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool

To have an application mailed to you or for further information, please call (310) 618-2930

 
 
Monday, August 27, 2012 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chambers, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Monday, August 27, 2012 | 7:00 PM   
Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce, 3400 Torrance Blvd., Ste. 100
Exec. meeting 5:00 p.m. Full Committee 7:00 p.m.
 
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 |   
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 in the Nature Center. Free! For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | (All Day)   
Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center
Visit Madrona Marsh Nature Center to purchase your tickets for this years Moonlight Magic Fundraising Event. A Fundraising Celebration on the Preserve in the Moonlight. Dinner, music, auctions, dancing, and laughter.
 
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
The After School Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression. The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program.

This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per ten youth at Elementary School and one staff member per thirteen youth at Middle Schools. Enrollment is limited at all schools.

PLEASE NOTE: The After School Club Program is designed for Torrance Residents. Torrance residents will have the first opportunity to register for the program. After the resident registration, Non-Torrance residents will have an opportunity to register for any remaining spaces.

The After School Club Program follows the TUSD calendar and meets on campus Monday-Friday after school until 6:00 p.m. The program is offered at the following schools:

Elementary Schools
Arnold 4100 W. 227th St.
Carr 3404 W. 168th St.
Edison 3800 W.182nd St.
Greenwood 1520 Greenwood Ave.
Torrance 2125 Lincoln Ave.
Victor 4820 Spencer St.
Walteria 24456 Madison St.
Yukon 17815 Yukon Ave.

Middle Schools
Bert Lynn 5038 Halison St.
Casimir 17220 Casimir Ave.
Hull 2080 W. 231st St.
Madrona 21364 Madrona Ave.
Magruder 4100 W. 185th St.
Richardson 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.

For information on the After School Club Program and a variety of other youth programs, please call the Community Services Department at (310) 618-2930.

All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older.

Applications and additional information are available online at http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool/

To have an application mailed to you or for further information, please call (310) 618-2930

 
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
City Hall West Annex
Registration for Fall Classes begins for non-Torrance residents
 
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. 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.
 
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Opening reception, Saturday July 21, 2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free to the public. Gallery Two - 80 Days - A declaration of Customs A hypothetical touring exhibition of one-night only presentations, each in a different country, 12 in all over 80 days
 
 
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
City Hall, Council Chamber, 3031 Torrance Bl.
5:30 p.m. Executive Session, 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting
 
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | (All Day)   
Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center
Visit Madrona Marsh Nature Center to purchase your tickets for this years Moonlight Magic Fundraising Event. A Fundraising Celebration on the Preserve in the Moonlight. Dinner, music, auctions, dancing, and laughter.
 
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
The After School Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression. The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program.

This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per ten youth at Elementary School and one staff member per thirteen youth at Middle Schools. Enrollment is limited at all schools.

PLEASE NOTE: The After School Club Program is designed for Torrance Residents. Torrance residents will have the first opportunity to register for the program. After the resident registration, Non-Torrance residents will have an opportunity to register for any remaining spaces.

The After School Club Program follows the TUSD calendar and meets on campus Monday-Friday after school until 6:00 p.m. The program is offered at the following schools:

Elementary Schools
Arnold 4100 W. 227th St.
Carr 3404 W. 168th St.
Edison 3800 W.182nd St.
Greenwood 1520 Greenwood Ave.
Torrance 2125 Lincoln Ave.
Victor 4820 Spencer St.
Walteria 24456 Madison St.
Yukon 17815 Yukon Ave.

Middle Schools
Bert Lynn 5038 Halison St.
Casimir 17220 Casimir Ave.
Hull 2080 W. 231st St.
Madrona 21364 Madrona Ave.
Magruder 4100 W. 185th St.
Richardson 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.

For information on the After School Club Program and a variety of other youth programs, please call the Community Services Department at (310) 618-2930.

All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older.

Applications and additional information are available online at http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool/

To have an application mailed to you or for further information, please call (310) 618-2930

 
 
Wednesday, August 29, 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 or more per year. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Opening reception, Saturday July 21, 2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free to the public. Gallery Two - 80 Days - A declaration of Customs A hypothetical touring exhibition of one-night only presentations, each in a different country, 12 in all over 80 days
 
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM   
Western Museum of Flight, 3315 Airport Dr., Torrance
Put a Tomcat, Blackbird and Nighthawk in YOUR room! During this special summer session on Wednesday, August 29th, the Western Museum of Flight (WMoF) and Pacific Coast Hobbies will help you create and build these models of historic American aviation. You will take home the model you build. The F-14 Tomcat was a supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft developed for the U. S. Navy. The SR-71 "Blackbird" was a long-range, Mach 3 aircraft developed by black ops project of Lockheed Skunk Works. The F-117 Nighthawk was a single-seat, twin-engine stealth ground-attack aircraft operated by the U. S. Air Force. This event is presented with cooperation of Pacific Coast Hobbies whose staff will be on hand to assist with model building and answer technical questions. You can build as many models as you like. Each model is $10 but it’s yours to keep! Don't forget you also receive free admission and a guided tour of the WMoF. Please email the museum at info@wmof.com or call 310-326-9544 to make your reservation. Pay at the door. Registration deadline is August 29th.
 
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | 3:00 PM - 11:59 PM   
City Hall Council Chambers, 3031 Torrance Blvd,
 
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM   
City Hall Council Chambers, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM   
City Hall, West Annex Commission Room, 3031 Torrance Blvd.
 
 
Thursday, August 30, 2012 | (All Day)   
Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center
Visit Madrona Marsh Nature Center to purchase your tickets for this years Moonlight Magic Fundraising Event. A Fundraising Celebration on the Preserve in the Moonlight. Dinner, music, auctions, dancing, and laughter.
 
 
Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
The After School Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression. The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program.

This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per ten youth at Elementary School and one staff member per thirteen youth at Middle Schools. Enrollment is limited at all schools.

PLEASE NOTE: The After School Club Program is designed for Torrance Residents. Torrance residents will have the first opportunity to register for the program. After the resident registration, Non-Torrance residents will have an opportunity to register for any remaining spaces.

The After School Club Program follows the TUSD calendar and meets on campus Monday-Friday after school until 6:00 p.m. The program is offered at the following schools:

Elementary Schools
Arnold 4100 W. 227th St.
Carr 3404 W. 168th St.
Edison 3800 W.182nd St.
Greenwood 1520 Greenwood Ave.
Torrance 2125 Lincoln Ave.
Victor 4820 Spencer St.
Walteria 24456 Madison St.
Yukon 17815 Yukon Ave.

Middle Schools
Bert Lynn 5038 Halison St.
Casimir 17220 Casimir Ave.
Hull 2080 W. 231st St.
Madrona 21364 Madrona Ave.
Magruder 4100 W. 185th St.
Richardson 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.

For information on the After School Club Program and a variety of other youth programs, please call the Community Services Department at (310) 618-2930.

All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older.

Applications and additional information are available online at http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool/

To have an application mailed to you or for further information, please call (310) 618-2930

 
 
Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 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 seed 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. Ages 21+. Free! For more information please the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Opening reception, Saturday July 21, 2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free to the public. Gallery Two - 80 Days - A declaration of Customs A hypothetical touring exhibition of one-night only presentations, each in a different country, 12 in all over 80 days
 
 
Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM   
1225 El Prado Ave., Torrance, CA 90501
The Downtown Torrance Market Place is held every Thursday from 3 to 7. Produce, Flowers, Arts & Crafts, Vintage & More. Food Tastings, Cooking Demos & Live Music. Happy Hour and Market specials from Downtown restaurants and shops!
 
 
Friday, August 31, 2012 | (All Day)   
Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center
Visit Madrona Marsh Nature Center to purchase your tickets for this years Moonlight Magic Fundraising Event. A Fundraising Celebration on the Preserve in the Moonlight. Dinner, music, auctions, dancing, and laughter.
 
 
Friday, August 31, 2012 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
Registration takes place at City Hall West Annex 3031 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503
The After School Program is geared towards youth in elementary and middle schools. This recreation program is designed to promote self-esteem through group interaction and self-expression. The program offers games, sports, music, group discussions, guest speakers and a wide variety of activities. Structured time is set aside for homework each day. This is not a tutorial based program.

This program is based on a ratio of one staff member per ten youth at Elementary School and one staff member per thirteen youth at Middle Schools. Enrollment is limited at all schools.

PLEASE NOTE: The After School Club Program is designed for Torrance Residents. Torrance residents will have the first opportunity to register for the program. After the resident registration, Non-Torrance residents will have an opportunity to register for any remaining spaces.

The After School Club Program follows the TUSD calendar and meets on campus Monday-Friday after school until 6:00 p.m. The program is offered at the following schools:

Elementary Schools
Arnold 4100 W. 227th St.
Carr 3404 W. 168th St.
Edison 3800 W.182nd St.
Greenwood 1520 Greenwood Ave.
Torrance 2125 Lincoln Ave.
Victor 4820 Spencer St.
Walteria 24456 Madison St.
Yukon 17815 Yukon Ave.

Middle Schools
Bert Lynn 5038 Halison St.
Casimir 17220 Casimir Ave.
Hull 2080 W. 231st St.
Madrona 21364 Madrona Ave.
Magruder 4100 W. 185th St.
Richardson 23751 Nancy Lee Ln.

For information on the After School Club Program and a variety of other youth programs, please call the Community Services Department at (310) 618-2930.

All participants must be a student at the school for which they are registering and also must be picked up by an adult, age 18 or older.

Applications and additional information are available online at http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/AfterSchool/

To have an application mailed to you or for further information, please call (310) 618-2930

 
 
Friday, August 31, 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. Call Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. for that week's 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. Free! Donations accepted. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited to 20 kids. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Friday, August 31, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Opening reception, Saturday July 21, 2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free to the public. Gallery Two - 80 Days - A declaration of Customs A hypothetical touring exhibition of one-night only presentations, each in a different country, 12 in all over 80 days
 
 
Friday, August 31, 2012 | 2:00 PM   
Katy Geissert Civic Center Library, Polly Watts Story Theater, 3301 Torrance Blvd.
All are invited to join us for family movies in the Polly Watts Story Theater. The movies are free, sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library. Please call the Youth Services Department at 310-618-5964 for titles for more information.
 
 
Friday, August 31, 2012 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
View the works of local artists portraying the beauty of the Madrona Marsh Preserve. Exhibits on display daily in the Madrona Marsh Nature Center. All are welcome. Free! Pre-registration is recommended. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, September 1, 2012 | (All Day)   
Madrona Marsh Preserve and Nature Center
Visit Madrona Marsh Nature Center to purchase your tickets for this years Moonlight Magic Fundraising Event. A Fundraising Celebration on the Preserve in the Moonlight. Dinner, music, auctions, dancing, and laughter.
 
 
Saturday, September 1, 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 for the following Saturday's Habitat Restoration Program or you may register by contacting the Madrona Marsh 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 accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, September 1, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
"Out of the Wilds and into Your Garden" Native Garden Plant Class Series with Connie Vadheim will not be held this month.
 
 
Saturday, September 1, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Opening reception, Saturday July 21, 2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Free to the public. Gallery Two - 80 Days - A declaration of Customs A hypothetical touring exhibition of one-night only presentations, each in a different country, 12 in all over 80 days
 
 
Saturday, September 1, 2012 | 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM   
Claim Jumper restaurant, corners of Crenshaw and Lomita Blvds
The South Bay Scooter Club meets the first Saturday of every month for a chance to ride around the South Bay on our scooters with fellow scooter enthusiasts. Though vintage Italian scooters are preferred, all types of scooters are always welcome. Meet at Claim Jumper restaurant in Torrance at 12:30pm. Ride leaves around 1pm-ish. Different routes and end spots are chosen every month. Come out and ride!!
 
 
Saturday, September 1, 2012 | 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
Ken Miller Recreation Center [Torrance Cultural Arts Center]
Enjoy local vendors, entertainment and artists all under one roof.
 
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