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Saturday, June 2, 2012 | 8:30 AM - Noon   
West High School Main Library, 20401 Victor Street, Torrance CA 90503
This "Basics" workshop offers an instructional class. There is no prerequisite for this workshop. You will learn how to develop a pleasing and water-conserving "Ocean Friendly Garden". Refreshments will be provided. Please arrive by 8:30 a.m. Space is limited, so register early.
 
 
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 | 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM   
Columbia Park, 18721 Prairie Ave., Torrance, northwest corner of 190th St. and Prairie Ave.
Come and learn ways to reduce and recycle yard waste by composting, “grasscycling,” worm composting, and water-wise gardening at Torrance’s permanent composting and water-wise gardening demonstration site at Columbia Park. It is operated in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. The Beginning Workshop teaches backyard composting, worm composting, grass recycling, water-wise gardening, and fire-wise gardening.
 
 
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!
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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 - 2:00 PM   
City of Torrance, City Services Facility 20500 Madrona Avenue
Exciting news, this year the City of Torrance presents the City Yard Open House & Car Show, Disaster Preparedness Expo and Environmental Fair. The consolidation of the 3 fairs will provide an opportunity to gather a wealth of information in one convenient location. Information will be available on energy conservation, tips on being better prepared for a disaster, energy efficiencies, natural landscaping techniques, water conservation and much more. There will be demonstrations and displays of City vehicles and equipment, including buses, refuse trucks, high-rangers, dump trucks and skip loaders. Kids are welcome aboard to have there picture taken. Also, there will be energy efficient vehicles on display. For car enthusiasts and those looking to reminisce about the past, come and enjoy classic, custom and modified cars and motorcycles. Free recycling drop off will be available for paper shredding, shoes and clothing, electronics and used oil and filters. Free mulch give-away too. Visit www.TorranceCA.Gov/24306.htm for more information on the recycling event. Fun filled activities for all ages, food, displays, games, prizes and much more will be available for all to enjoy! In celebration of the City's 100 Birthday there will be a Centennial booth with promotional items and event information. Workshops on composting, green building and electric cars will be available! Come enjoy, learn, explore and have a great time!
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
 
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.
 
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