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  • Kids Club

    Location: 
    patio

    Kids Club is a membership just for kids!  We spend an hour the first Sunday of each month from, 1:30pm to 2:30pm, discovering something nature related.  We do book readings, art projects, and so much more!  Kids Club runs from February through October.

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  • Family Picnic Day: Rare Fruit Orchard

    Location: 
    uppermeadow

    Upper and Lower Meadows

    Picnic with paid Garden admission

    Bring your family for a picnic at the Garden and visit the Rare Fruit Orchard, which displays over 50 different varieties of fruiting trees, shrubs, and vines. This new display orchard focuses on fruits that are great for the local home landscape with a focus on fruits that aren’t readily available in your local supermarket. You can see Dragon Fruit vines, Banana Shrubs, and stone fruits trees suitable to our mild climate. A self-guided tour and information sheet will be available. Please visit the Gift Shop for more information. Picnics are not provided, but feel free to bring your own. The Upper and Lower Meadows will be open for picnicking.

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  • A Faery Hunt Presents Fairy Time in the Enchanted Garden

    Location: 
    gardengrounds

    Tours begin at 9:30 am, 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 11:30 am, and 12:00 pm

    $12 for adults and children, members and non-members – Includes one tour

    Join Faery Fauni and Faery Godmother Careen up close in an interactive walkabout in the enchanted gardens of South Coast Botanic Garden. The faeries will bring you stories of faery magic and flowers, with dancing, singing and fun. Starting at 9:30 a.m. and ending at noon.

    Groups and parties are welcome. Picnicking will be available on the lawn adjacent to the Amphitheater during the Event hours. Children are invited to come in costume. Fairy merchandise and face painting will be available for purchase.

    Call (310) 544-1948 for advance tickets. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour time.

    We would like to thank Judy of Mars Events (714-655-1012, marsevents@juno.com) for providing face painting services at the event.

    Girl Scouts can earn the Magical Faery Adventure Patch by attending the event. The program can be downloaded from their website at http://www.afaeryhunt.com/education.htm. Please click on “The Girl Scout Fun Patch Program” for more information.

    Please click here for Event Ticket Policy.

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  • A Faery Hunt Presents Fairy Time in the Enchanted Garden

    Location: 
    gardengrounds

    Saturdays

    April 27

    May 25

    Tours begin at 9:30 am, 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 11:30 am, and 12:00 pm

    $12 for adults and children, members and non-members – Includes one tour

    Join Faery Fauni and Faery Godmother Careen up close in an interactive walkabout in the enchanted gardens of South Coast Botanic Garden. The faeries will bring you stories of faery magic and flowers, with dancing, singing and fun. Starting at 9:30 a.m. and ending at noon.

    Groups and parties are welcome. Picnicking will be available on the lawn adjacent to the Amphitheater during the Event hours. Children are invited to come in costume. Fairy merchandise and face painting will be available for purchase.

    Call (310) 544-1948 for advance tickets. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour time.

    We would like to thank Judy of Mars Events (714-655-1012, marsevents@juno.com) for providing face painting services at the event.

    Girl Scouts can earn the Magical Faery Adventure Patch by attending the event. The program can be downloaded from their website at http://www.afaeryhunt.com/education.htm. Please click on “The Girl Scout Fun Patch Program” for more information.

    Please click here for Event Ticket Policy.

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  • NEW! Art To Grow On Easter Cottage Workshops

    Location: 
    classrooma

    11:00 am or 2:00 pm

    Classrooms A and B

    $60 per Cottage – add an Easter Bunny Cookie for $5!

    Hosted by: Art To Grow On Children’s Art Center, Inc. (www.art2growon.com)

    Easter Cottages

    A family celebration for all ages! Come decorate and design your very own Easter Cookie Cottage! Chocolate bunnies, Easter candies, M&M's, and of course unlimited frosting and more! Handmade "gingerbread style" houses with all new Easter colors, candies, bunnies, and more!

    Easter Bunny Cookies!

    What a perfect treat! Design and decorate your very own Cookie!

    Reservations are required:

    Art To Grow On Children's Art Center, Inc.

    (310) 625-6028 or art2growon1@aol.com

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  • NEW! Art To Grow On Easter Cottage Workshops

    Location: 
    classrooma

    11:00 am or 2:00 pm

    Classrooms A and B

    $60 per Cottage – add an Easter Bunny Cookie for $5!

    Hosted by: Art To Grow On Children’s Art Center, Inc. (www.art2growon.com)

    Easter Cottages

    A family celebration for all ages! Come decorate and design your very own Easter Cookie Cottage! Chocolate bunnies, Easter candies, M&M's, and of course unlimited frosting and more! Handmade "gingerbread style" houses with all new Easter colors, candies, bunnies, and more!

    Easter Bunny Cookies!

    What a perfect treat! Design and decorate your very own Cookie!

    Reservations are required:

    Art To Grow On Children's Art Center, Inc.

    (310) 625-6028 or art2growon1@aol.com

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  • Family Picnic Day: El Rincon California Native Plants Garden

    Location: 
    uppermeadow

    Picnic with paid Garden admission

    Bring your family for a picnic at the Garden and explore the El Rincon California Native Plants Garden, which embraces the Garden’s mission to present a model for sustainability by featuring water wise and wildlife friendly California native plants suited to dry sun and dry shade as well as plants adapted to the California wet meadow and shrubs suitable for a living fence. These zones are each represented in this inviting landscape. Join us at 2:00 pm for a tour led by the garden designer. A self-guided tour and information sheet will also be available. Please visit the Gift Shop for more information. Picnics are not provided, but feel free to bring your own. The Upper Meadow will be open for picnicking.

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  • A Faery Hunt Presents Fairy Time in the Enchanted Garden

    Location: 
    gardengrounds

    Saturdays

    March 22

    April 26

    May 17

    June 14

    9:30 am – 12:30 pm

    Tours begin at 9:30 am, 10:00 am, 10:30 am, 11:00 am, 11:30 am, and 12:00 pm

    Garden Grounds

    $15 for adults and children, members and non-members – Includes one tour

    Join Faery Fauni and Faery Godmother Careen up close in an interactive walkabout in the enchanted gardens of South Coast Botanic Garden. The faeries will bring you stories of faery magic and flowers, with dancing, singing and fun.

     

    Starting at 9:30 am and ending at noon. Groups and parties are welcome. Picnicking will be available on the Amphitheater Lawn during the Event hours. Children are invited to come in costume. One face painting is included in the fee. Fairy merchandise will be available for purchase in the Gift Shop. Call (310) 544-1948 for advance tickets. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour time.

    Girl Scouts can earn the Magical Faery Adventure Patch by attending the event. The program can be downloaded from their website at http://www.afaeryhunt.com/education.htm.

    Please click on “The Girl Scout Fun Patch Program” for more information.

    Please click here for Event Ticket Policy.

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  • NEW! Peewee Picasso! - Spring 2013 (Series Begins Mar. 6)

    Location: 
    classroomb

    Ages 15 months – 2 years 11 months

    Wednesdays

    March 6, 13, (skip 20), 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8

    9:30 am – 10:20 am

    $98 for members’ children / $108 for non-members’ children

    $10 materials fee per child (payable to instructor)

    Instructor: Art To Grow On Children's Art Center, Inc.

    Attention all 15 month to two year olds! This class is just for you! Students will be exposed to a variety of age-appropriate art activities that build Life Essential Skills: Critical Thinking, Independent Learning, Fine-Motor Development, and Curiosity. From our Paint Walls to our Play Dough Station to our weekly lessons, your child’s self-esteem and imagination will soar! Lessons and projects rotate quarterly. Parent attendance is required. Class is limited to 16 participants.

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  • NEW! Play Dough and Picasso! - Spring 2013 (Series Begins Mar. 6)

    Location: 
    classroomb

    Ages 3-5

    Wednesdays

    March 6, 13, (skip 20), 27, April 3, 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8

    $98 for members’ children / $108 for non-members’ children

    $10 materials fee per child (payable to instructor)

    Instructor: Art To Grow On Children's Art Center, Inc.

    Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, and More! Students will be exposed to a variety of Master Artist lessons along with different weekly projects that build Life Essential Skills: Critical Thinking, Increased Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem, Development of Fine Motor Skills, and Independent Learning. From tempera paint, to tile mosaic, to watercolor and our Paint Walls - Let that imagination soar! Lessons and projects rotate quarterly. Parent attendance is required. Class is limited to 16 participants.

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