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Friday, June 1, 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. 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.
 
 
Friday, June 1, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Friday, June 1, 2012 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
View the works of local artists portraying the beauty of the Madrona Marsh displayed daily in the Nature Center.
 
 
Saturday, June 2, 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 or you may register by calling the 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 accompnied by a parent or guardian.
 
 
Saturday, June 2, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA
Dr. Connie Vadheim (CSU Dominguez Hills) will discuss the uses of California native plants in the vegetable garden as part of the gardening series "Out of the Wilds and into Your Garden". Featured will be native plants that provide food, color and attract beneficial insects to the edibles garden. Classes include a walk in the Madrona Native Plant Gardens, where students can see the featured plants. Saturday, June 2nd 10:00-noon; repeats Tuesday June 5th, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance (310-782-3989). This is the only series that has featured native plants for western L.A. for the past 7 years - and it's FREE!
 
 
Saturday, June 2, 2012 | 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM   
3320 Civic Center Drive
Main Gallery - Between the Knowing - Artists include: Brian Bosworth, Rick Cluchey, Zoe Crosher, Steve DeGroodt, Julian Faulhaber, Beth Lipman, Chuck Moffit, Daniel Nevers, Sara Ramo, Al Taylor, Richard Tuttle Gallery 2 - Two Headed Monster Artists: CamLab and Davis and Davis
 
 
Sunday, June 3, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM   
Columbia Park 4045 190th St, Torrance
Torrance Crafters Guild Art in the Park
 
 
Sunday, June 3, 2012 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Here's an opportunity for children to learn to paint or sharpen already acquired watercolor skills with local artist Jennifer Siegel. Watercolors and paper are provided. Ages 8+.
 
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo
Take a stroll with Dave Moody and Ron Melin as you identify the different species of birds at the Madrona Marsh as well as other parks throughout the City of Torrance. This walk is welcome to all ages and is free. Re-occurs on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday of every month.
 
 
Tuesday, June 5, 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 per year.
 
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | Noon - 1:00 PM   
George Nakano Theatre - 3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance
Women as Artists. It was not until the 1970s that a woman artist was included in the bible of art history -- Janson's History of Art! For women artists it continues to be a challenge to be recognized. Let's go back in time and see some of the first female artists.
 
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Transit of Venus - a once in lifetime event, Tuesday, June 5th at 2:30 p.m. (check times). Join Paul Livio of Copper Mountain College and Staryl Glynn (UC Irvine) to learn about the history of this rare phenomenon and its importance to our understanding of the size and scale of our Solar System. It was last seen in June of 2004 and will not occur again until 2117! Learn more about our sister planet and what it tells about the prospects of a run away Green House effect here on Earth. We will also discuss the Kepler mission, which uses transits to discover Earth like planets around other stars. Join us outdoors in safely observing the transit of Venus through several telescopes with special filters throughout the afternoon. Pre-registration is recommended; for more information pleases call the Nature at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance, CA
Dr. Connie Vadheim (CSU Dominguez Hills) will discuss the uses of California native plants in the vegetable garden as part of the gardening series "Out of the Wilds and Into Your Garden". Featured will be native plants that provide food, color, and attract beneficial insects to the edibles garden. Classes include a walk in the Madrona Native Plant Gardens, where students can see the featured plants. Saturday, June 2nd 10:00-noon; repeats Tuesday June 5th, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance (310-782-3989). This is the only series that has featured native plants for western L.A. county gardens for the past 7 years - and it's FREE!
 
 
Tuesday, June 5, 2012 |   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
An Exhibit of Paintings. View the works of local artists portraying the beauty of the Madrona Marsh displayed at the Nature Center.
 
 
Wednesday, June 6, 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 per year.
 
 
Thursday, June 7, 2012 | 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 Preserve listening for birds, looking for frogs and learning about nature. Ages 3 months - 6 years.
 
 
Thursday, June 7, 2012 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds 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. FREE For more information contact the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Friday, June 8, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza del Amo, Torrance
Join Cindy Reid every Friday for this educational, fun program called "Friday Fun." This is a hands-on program for preschoolers ages 2-6 years and their parents or guardians. The program will be offered at no charge every Friday from 10am to 11:30am. The program will incorporate story time, science, art and a tour emphasizing the chosen topic. Some weekes there will also be potting or other activities added. The topics will emphasize respect for all living things and registration is required. 25 person maximum. Please call the Nature Center to register 310-782-3989.
 
 
Saturday, June 9, 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 or you may register by calling the 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 accompnied by a parent or guardian.
 
 
Saturday, June 9, 2012 | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Do you have a turtle or tortoise? Are you thinking about adopting one? Representatives from the California Turtle and Tortoise Society will be here for this "hands-on" event, with live turtles and tortoises on display as well as ones you can adopt. Bring your own turtle or tortoise and join us!
 
 
Saturday, June 9, 2012 | Noon - 3:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
With Frank Deluca. Bring your drum or musical instrument (acoustic instrument) and join us for a day of music at Madrona.
 
 
Sunday, June 10, 2012 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center; 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Enjoy this informal beginners' class on the uses of compound and stereo microscopes. Also learn about the microscopic life found in Madrona Marsh. Pre-registration is recommended. For more information please call the Nature Center at 310-782-3989.
 
 
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo
Enjoy a leisurely stroll on the Preserve while learning more about this fascinating vernal marsh. All ages are welcome. This walk is free.
 
 
Tuesday, June 12, 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 per year.
 
 
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo
Whether your an avid birder or just a beginner, you'll have fun on this walk. Search the Preserve for our local residents and seasonal visitors. Bob Shanman is a local birding expert and vibrant speaker.
 
 
Wednesday, June 13, 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 per year.
 
 
Thursday, June 14, 2012 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds 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. FREE For more information contact the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Friday, June 15, 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. 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.
 
 
Saturday, June 16, 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 or you may register by calling the 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 accompnied by a parent or guardian.
 
 
Saturday, June 16, 2012 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Featuring: the incredible journeys some of our local birds make on a yearly basis. A beginner's guide to birds, bird life and behavior. Each class will include a short presentation about the featured birds followed by a walk on the Preserve to look for them. Bring binoculars and wear comfortable shoes. Classes are limited to 20 students ages 9+. Pre-registration is required. For more information call the Nature Center; (310) 782-3989.
 
 
Monday, June 18, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Monday, June 18, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve; 3201 Plaza Del Amo
Take a stroll with Dave Moody and Ron Melin as you identify the different species of birds at the Madrona Marsh as well as other parks throughout the City of Torrance. This walk is welcome to all ages and is free. Re-occurs on the 1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday of every month.
 
 
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Tuesday, June 19, 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 gaim expertise about weeds of the South Bay. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center
 
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Wednesday, June 20, 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 Day. This program is for adults willing to make a minimum commitment of 50-100 hours per year.
 
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Thursday, June 21, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Thursday, June 21, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Would you like to become a Junior Naturalist? During this series of classes, students will learn about nature and develop observation and documentation skills so that they can better understand the natural world. Ages 8-13+. Pre-registration is Required. For more information please call the Nature Center at 310-782-3989. $5 per child per class.
 
 
Thursday, June 21, 2012 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds 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. FREE For more information contact the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, June 21, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Friday, June 22, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Friday, June 22, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
"Friday Fun" is a hands-on program for preschooler, 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. 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. Donations accepted
 
 
Friday, June 22, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Saturday, June 23, 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 or you may register by calling the 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 accompnied by a parent or guardian.
 
 
Saturday, June 23, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
4the Saturday and Sunday of every month from 10-12:00 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. Donations accepted.
 
 
Saturday, June 23, 2012 | 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Please join us at the Madrona Marsh Nature Center for an evening of astronomical education and fun. Paul Livio and the Riverside Astronomical Society will host a classroom presentation, followed by telescope viewing in the parking lot.
 
 
Sunday, June 24, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
4th Saturday and Sunday of every month from 10:12:00 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. Donations accepted.
 
 
Monday, June 25, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Monday, June 25, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrancee
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 per year.
 
 
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM   
Alta Loma Park-26126 Delos Drive
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for Fun In The Sun at Alta Loma Park from 12:30-2:30 p.m. where staff will offer a variety of innovative group based outdoor games designed to stimulate and challenge participants. The Fun In The Sun program is free. This program is non-custodial, where children can come and go as they please. For more information on upcoming dates and locations, phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Volunteers are needed for habitat restoration every Tuesday and Wednsday 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 per year.
 
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Thursday, June 28, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Thursday, June 28, 2012 | 10:00 AM - Noon   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
Would your like to become a Junior Naturalist? During this series of classes, students will learn about nature and develop observation and documentation skills so that they can better understand the natural world. Ages 8-13+. Pre-registration is required. For more information please call the Nature Center at 310-782-3989. $5 per student per class
 
 
Thursday, June 28, 2012 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center & Preserve, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance CA 90503
Join the Propagation Society and Linda Gonzales as we plant seeds 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. FREE For more information contact the Nature Center at; (310)782-3989.
 
 
Thursday, June 28, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Thursday, June 28, 2012 | 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM   
Columbia Park-4045 190th Street
The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to stop in for Fun In The Sun at Columbia Park from 12:30-2:30 p.m. where staff will offer a variety of innovative group based outdoor games designed to stimulate and challenge participants. The Fun In The Sun program is free. This program is non-custodial, where children can come and go as they please. For more information on upcoming dates and locations, phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Friday, June 29, 2012 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
Greenwood Park-1520 Greenwood Avenue, La Romeria Park-19501 Inglewood Avenue, Wilson Park-2200 Crenshaw Blvd.
Donít 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 hold 10 weekly sessions from Monday, June 18, 2012 to Friday, August 24, 2012, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fees range from $125 to $155 per week. Fun Camp, for ages 6-11, is held at Greenwood Park and La Romeria Park. Teen Camp, for ages 12-14, is held at Greenwood Park. Sports Camp, for ages 7-13, is held at Wilson Park. Extended Care is also available for Camps. Morning Care is 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Fees are $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. After Care is 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fees are for $20 for residents and $25 for non-residents. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit http://www.TorranceCA.Gov/DayCamps
 
 
Friday, June 29, 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 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. Donations accepted.
 
 
Friday, June 29, 2012 | Noon - 4:00 PM   
Alta Loma Park, Columbia Park, Delthorne Park, El Retiro Park, Hickory Park, La Romeria Park, McMaster Park, Paradise Park, Pueblo Park, Sur La Brea Park, Torrance Park, Victor Park and Walteria Park
Summer Parks: 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. Parks will operate Monday, June 18, 2012 - Friday, August 17, 2012 from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please phone (310) 618-2930 or visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/Parks/6616.htm
 
 
Friday, June 29, 2012 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   
Madrona Marsh Nature Center, 3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance
An Exibit of Paintings. View the works of local artists portraying the beauty of the Madrona Marsh displayed daily in the Nature Center.
 
 
Saturday, June 30, 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 or you may register by calling the 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.
 
 
Saturday, June 30, 2012 | 8:00 PM   
McMaster Park, 3624 Artesia Blvd.
Bring your own lawn chair, blankets, popcorn, hot chocolate, family, and friends to enjoy a movie about baseball, dreams, and determination shown under the stars! Show begins at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.) but come early to get a good spot on the lawn, enjoy a picnic, and take advantage of the park on a warm summer night. Part of the Library's Dream Big READ! Summer Reading Program. This program is free, presented by the Community Services Department in association with local homeowners associatons.
 
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