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<<  Thursday, April 18, 2013    >>           ALL Events   
Thursday, April 18, 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 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 of every month from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 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, April 18, 2013 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
TORRANCE ART MUSEUM 3320 Civic Center Drive
These days potential catastrophes are everywhere you look. You can’t go outside or turn on the TV without reports of the world coming to an ‘End’ - global climate collapsing or terrorists planning new attacks. The world is so full of danger, threats, stress, overload and insecurity. Assuming that we, against all odds, survive the terrifying pitfalls of the future, is creativity going to be the thing that saves us? Will our imagination become an escape route, a place where we can hide, or will it be the one thing that forcefully confronts us with the truth and gives us the strength needed to make a change? What kind of art would a generation of unlikely survivors produce and where would they find their inspiration? What influence would surviving a catastrophe have on our values, ethics and our perception of truth and how might this situation visualize itself in the art of the future? This pressure coming from a hyper tense society of doom is having a massive impact on the art being produced by the artists who manage to keep up their practice and it is forcing others to remain passive or paralyzed while waiting for a change of current that may never come.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
1225 El Prado Ave., Torrance, CA 90501
The Downtown Torrance Market Place is celebrating Earth Day all month with a free children's craft activity & Repurposing Contest. Also live cooking demos by Chef Shafer at 5:30 & 6:30, visits from Disney Princesses, DJ Ozzie, Antique Appraisals and shop local from 25 Arts & Crafts and Vintage Sellers. For a complete schedule of special events planned every Thursday, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/downtowntorrancemarketplace FREE Parking at The Depot Restaurant, 1250 Cabrillo.
Thursday, April 18, 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.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM   
Downtown Torrance Plaza, Buffalo Fire Department
The Torrance Advantage Awards was created to recognize Torrance businesses that have developed innovative economic development strategies which have significantly affected the City of Torrance. The 6th annual Torrance Advantage Awards will recognize business achievements made in the year 2012. The four categories businesses can apply to include: • People to People Award • Enriching the Community Award • Quality of Life Community Investor Award • Long-Term Investor Award
Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 7:00 PM   
Historical Society Museum, 1345 Post Ave.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM   
Toyota Meeting Hall, 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, CA 90503
The City of Torrance Public Works Department, Streetscape Division, invites you to attend a community meeting for the presentation of the proposed Street Tree Master Plan.
The purpose of the meeting is for the community to review the proposed plan and to provide input and contribute information and concerns before the plan is finalized.
Public participation is strongly encouraged to guide the City in managing both the present and the future growth of the City’s urban forest. Your attendance and participation would be appreciated.
The Public Works Department Streetscape staff and West Coast Arborists Inc. will provide the presentation. Handouts will be provided.
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