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<<  Week of Sunday, April 23, 2017    >>           ALL Events   
 
Sunday, April 23, 2017 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
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.
 
 
Monday, April 24, 2017 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
 
 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Mark Common's exhibit of photographs, "Beauty in the City", portraying the beauty of Madrona begins today, and will be on display until June 9. The artist reception for Mark will be held at the Nature Center on Sunday, May 7, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Free! For more information please contact the Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
2200 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance - Between Carson St & Sepulveda Blvd
Shop for fresh California grown produce in a fun and friendly atmosphere!
 
 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join Cindy Reid every 4th Tuesday & Wednesday of the month of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for a hands-on science nature class. Emphasis will be placed on caring for the natural world and being good stewards of the planet. Topic: Wading Birds and Red-Winged Blackbirds. The 1st hour will be in the lab for science including live animals or plants and microscope use. The 2nd hour will be out on the Madrona Marsh Preserve to search for the things we just studied. You will need to register starting on the first of that month. Only 12 children may attend each class. We will do our best to be fair. A wait list up to 4 children will be added in case of cancellations. The participating children must be signed-in and dropped off for the first hour; parents may watch quietly in the back of the classroom. No younger siblings will be allowed in the classroom, but they are welcome to join us for the marsh walk. Ages 7-9 years. $5 per student. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 | 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Join Cindy Reid every 4th Tuesday & Wednesday of the month of every month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for a hands-on science nature class. Emphasis will be placed on caring for the natural world and being good stewards of the planet. Topic: Wading Birds and Red-Winged Blackbirds. The 1st hour will be in the lab for science including live animals or plants and microscope use. The 2nd hour will be out on the Madrona Marsh Preserve to search for the things we just studied. You will need to register starting on the first of that month. Only 12 children may attend each class. We will do our best to be fair. A wait list up to 4 children will be added in case of cancellations. The participating children must be signed-in and dropped off for the first hour; parents may watch quietly in the back of the classroom. No younger siblings will be allowed in the classroom, but they are welcome to join us for the marsh walk. Ages 7-9 years. $5 per student. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 9:00 AM - Noon   
Location TBA
In the series of classes students will create a nature journal of their own drawings and field notes while studying the diversity and design of nature at the Madrona Marsh Preserve. TOPIC: birds and bird feathers. Students will observe and draw birds from specimens in the exhibit hall. They will learn to draw the correct gesture, proportion and observe feather groups. Participants will learn the fundamentals of observational drawing used by the Renaissance masters. This series will include drawing, painting, calligraphy, scientific observation and questioning. Teaching is through demonstration, viewing historical masterworks, class discussion, and individual assistance, All lessons align with California State's Common Core curriculum guidelines. Open to adults and children (3rd grade and up) $20 per student per class, plus an annual $20 material fee. Four Thursday of each month. Pre-registration is required. For more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, April 27, 2017 | 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, April 27, 2017 | 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM   
3315 Airport Drive, Torrance, CA 90505
Some of the most famous WWII aircraft are visiting Torrance as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour. Ground tours $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12 yrs. No reservations needed. Contact the Collings Foundation at 978-562-9182 to arrange your flight. Parking is free in front of the Western Museum of Flight and at the Torrance Airport. Parking is available at Robinson's Helicopter on Saturday and Sunday.
 
 
Friday, April 28, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3315 Airport Drive, Torrance, CA 90505
Some of the most famous WWII aircraft are visiting Torrance as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour. Ground tours $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12 yrs. No reservations needed. Contact the Collings Foundation at 978-562-9182 to arrange your flight. Parking is free in front of the Western Museum of Flight and at the Torrance Airport. Parking is available at Robinson's Helicopter on Saturday and Sunday.
 
 
Friday, April 28, 2017 | 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 are greatly appreciated. Pre-registration is required. To register and for more information please contact the Madrona Marsh Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Friday, April 28, 2017 | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM   
Ken Miller Recreation Center - 3341 Torrance Blvd.
The Co-Rec Club is a co-ed recreation program for 6th, 7th and 8th grade Torrance Middles school students/residents. Co-Rec provides dances and activities throughout the year. This program is sponsored and supervised by the City of Torrance Community Services Department. Students must be a member to attend these dances. Membership into this exclusive club is $15.00 a year (September 2016 - August 2017). A current school ID or a printout of a current schedule is mandatory for membership and admission.
 
 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
2200 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance - Between Carson St & Sepulveda Blvd
Shop for fresh California grown produce in a fun and friendly atmosphere!
 
 
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 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. No court ordered participants. 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, April 29, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3315 Airport Drive, Torrance, CA 90505
Some of the most famous WWII aircraft are visiting Torrance as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour. Ground tours $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12 yrs. No reservations needed. Contact the Collings Foundation at 978-562-9182 to arrange your flight. Parking is free in front of the Western Museum of Flight and at the Torrance Airport. Parking is available at Robinson's Helicopter on Saturday and Sunday.
 
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