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May 2016
Nature Connects® - Art with LEGO® Bricks
May 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until May 8, 2016
South Coast Botanic Garden,
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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one stroke
$55.00 - $65.00

ONE STROKE PAINTING

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 26, 2016
Classroom A,
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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Thursdays, Apr. 28, May 5, (SKIP 12), 19, 26, 2016 Cost: $55 members/$65 nonmembers          Materials required – Please See List Below $12 or less per surface Location: Classroom A Enjoy creating painted and etched pieces of art. Teri instructs students in proper stroke technique to create beautiful, functional items for the home and garden. Surfaces include canvas, porcelain, wood, metal, glass and fabrics such as silk, microfiber, cotton canvas and watercolor paper. No previous painting experience required.…

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watercolor
May 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 27, 2016
Classroom A,
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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Fridays, Mar. 18, 25, (SKIP Apr. 1), (SKIP Apr. 8), Apr. 15, 22, 29, May 6, (SKIP 13), 20, 27 Cost: $70members/$85nonmembers Location: Classroom A Instructor Hisako Asano will teach you how to capture paintings of nature that capture the soft colored art form that is expressed in her teachings and techniques. You will learn to mix and blend colors and manipulate 3-D values with a single stroke. Class is limited to 20 students maximum based on a first come,…

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South Coast Botanic Garden - Buy Tickets
May 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Garden Grounds,
26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States
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Friday, May 6 Included with Garden admission Location: Garden Grounds Support National Public Gardens Day by visiting the South Coast Botanic Garden. Take this time to enjoy the sounds and smells of nature with friends and family at your local public garden. www.nationalpublicgardensday.org

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May 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until May 20, 2016
Classroom B,
26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274
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Fridays, Apr. 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20 9:30am – 11:30am Cost: $65 members/$80 nonmembers            Drop-in cost: $12 members/$15 nonmembers FREE for all registered South Coast Botanic Garden Volunteers Location: Classroom B In a partnership with the UC Master Gardeners, getting into gardening doesn’t have to be overwhelming. With the most qualified experts and a comprehensive look at gardening, the process can be incredibly rewarding! This series will have a different topic each class beginning with basic garden design…

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May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Upper Meadow,
26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States
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Cost: EARLY BIRD (Through Apr. 28): $25 members/$35 nonmembers           REGULAR (After Apr. 28): $40 members/$50 nonmembers Location: Upper Meadow “Everything is Awesome!” Join us in celebrating the success of the Nature Connects Exhibit’s only LA appearance! As a special ‘thank you’, we’re taking the Garden back to the 70’s! Dig up your flower crowns, platform shoes, bell-bottoms and more and get down with the boogie! The theme is: Everything is “Groovy”. Can ya dig it? Be there or be square!…

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greywater
May 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Classroom A,
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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Saturday, May. 7 Cost: $15 members/$25 nonmembers          Location: Classroom A This workshop will cover Greywater and Rainwater Systems for your Home and Landscape. If you want a beautiful and productive landscape that uses very little water, learn how to collect your own rainwater and reuse greywater to create a water-smart landscape. Registration required for this class. Tickets may be purchased above or by calling the Guest Services Center at (310) 544-1948. 

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williams mary - Bird 2 at Botanic
May 8 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Cornish Courtyard,
26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States
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Sundays, Mar. 13, Apr. 10, May 8 8:00am – 11:00am Location: Cornish Courtyard Are you interested in birds? Join Steve Dexter, Ed Griffin, and Manuel Duran of the Palos Verdes/ South Bay Audubon Society as we tour the Garden in search of birds. Bird Walks are a great way to learn to identify birds. No experience is required, but binoculars are recommended. The group meets in the courtyard and then heads out into the Garden. Please be punctual should you…

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May 8 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall,
26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States
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The Cactus & Succulent Society meets the second Sunday of the month. For additional information contact society president Dale La Forest at (310) 618-9886 and visit southcoastcss.org. “Exceptional Succulent Plants in South African Habitat” by Jeremy Spath Jeremy Spath spends most of his days as a landscaper and grower, but is happiest in the field, since to him, nature is truly the best landscaper. Lecture is at 1:30 PM. Come at 1:00 for refreshments and to socialize. No registration required…

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May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frances Young Hall,
26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States
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Sunday, May 8 Tickets: $10 per person at the door, children 12 and under free Location: Frances Young Hall Bring Mom to the Garden to hear the band as they perform this very popular Mother’s Day Concert. This 60-person symphonic band is under the direction of David Stanton and consists of local musicians who wish to bring you the best of concert band music. *Parking Information: Due to an expected high volume of guests at the Garden on May 8,…

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May 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Classroom B,
26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274
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The South Coast Fuchsia Society meets on the second Monday of the month. for more information please contact Marsha Hopwood at (310) 374-3255. No registration required. Meetings are open to the Public.

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May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Classroom A,
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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The South Coast Epiphyllum Society meets the second Tuesday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of January. For additional information contact Dick Kohlschreiber at (310) 833-6823 No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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May 12 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Classroom A,
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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The Gardeneers meet the second Thursday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of June, July, August, and December. For additional information contact Gudy Kimmel at (310) 530-2382 No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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ANGIE SIERRA_TAI CHI
May 14 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Koi Pond Patio,
26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States
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Saturdays, Mar. 5, (SKIP 12), 19, 26, Apr. 2, (SKIP 9), 16, 23, 30, (SKIP May 7), (CANCELLED 14), 21 Cost: $75 members/$90 nonmembers Drop-in Cost: $10/members and $12/nonmembers   Location: Koi Pond Patio Let’s come together, release tension, increase balance and feel completely relaxed with Tai Chi in the Garden. Tai Chi is a graceful series of ancient Chinese meditative movements that help maintain physical health, well-being and spiritual essence. Anyone can learn Tai Chi – any age, all levels…

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May 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall,
26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States
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Saturday, May 14 Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall Come and see why roses are considered the ‘Queen of Flowers’ and clematis are the ‘Queen of Vines’.  All rose lovers and clematis enthusiasts are encouraged to enter their flowering blooms in our community show.  Entries are accepted between 6:30am and 10:00am. Please come early if you are showing flowers; the Rose Society will provide vases for all blooms. Please bring flower arrangements in personal containers.  Stop by and…

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May 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Classroom B,
26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274
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The South Bay California Rare Fruit Growers meet the Second Saturday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden. For additional information contact John Baskett at (310) 707-3903 No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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May 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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South Coast Botanic Garden,
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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Free admission for all visitors to enter the Garden occurs on the third Tuesday of every month. No registration required for this event.

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May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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South Coast Botanic Garden,
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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The South Coast Dahlia Society meets the third Tuesday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of January and August. Onsite Location: Classroom A For additional information contact Dick Kohlschreiber at (310) 833-6823.

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May 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

This meeting will be an off-site field trip. The club will meet off-site in a TBD Location. The Diggers meets on the second or third Wednesday of the month. For more information, please contact Joyce Nelson at (310) 377-5315.

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Sarah Chah
May 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cornish Courtyard,
26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States
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Thursday, May 19 Location: Cornish Courtyard Limited to 25 participants – Members only. Members may invite one (1) non-member guest Our first walk of the year will be a wildlife walk with a focus on Birds in the Garden. Guest tour leader, Jess Morton from the Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society, will introduce those new to birding with tips and tools for bird watching in the Garden.  We will be visiting the Garden groves and best spots for bird watching…

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