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October 2016
October 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Sundays, Oct. 9 and 23 Included with Garden admission The Floss Silk Tree, Ceiba speciosa, is a species of deciduous tree native to the tropical and subtropical forests of South America. The branches and trunk are covered with prickles. The flowers are either bright pink or creamy white and are very showy. There are a number of Floss Silk Trees in the Garden, parking lot and driveway. The most noticeable one is located behind the Administration building. Visit Guest Services…

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October 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

This event is included with Garden admission and is free for Garden members If catching them is your real test, and training them is your cause, then we have more great news! Back by popular demand, we’re hosting two more#GOintheGarden days this Fall (Oct.14 & 21) featuring beautiful Friday afternoon sunsets in the Garden to help you #catchemall. Enjoy 4 active lures throughout the event with access our charging station if you need a boost. No food trucks or wifi…

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$10.00 – $15.00

NEW! MOON FESTIVAL

October 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Tickets are available via phone 310-544-1948 or at the door. Tickets: $10 members / $15 non-members (Ages 5+) Food and drinks are an additional fee. Join the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI) and the South Coast Botanic Garden (SCBG) for our first ever tsukimi, or moon viewing. On Friday October 14th, we will be gazing at the night sky and appreciating the beauty of the moon. A Japanese tradition, Otsukimi, is usually celebrated outdoors with delicious seasonal foods, poetry…

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October 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Sundays, Oct. 9 and 23 Included with Garden admission The Floss Silk Tree, Ceiba speciosa, is a species of deciduous tree native to the tropical and subtropical forests of South America. The branches and trunk are covered with prickles. The flowers are either bright pink or creamy white and are very showy. There are a number of Floss Silk Trees in the Garden, parking lot and driveway. The most noticeable one is located behind the Administration building. Visit Guest Services…

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October 29, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden admission This annual Model Train Show is sponsored by the Los Angeles Division of the National Model Railroad Association. The finest modular clubs will be represented. “How To” clinics will be held on various railroad subjects throughout the day. Bring your model cars and locomotives if you have problems and would like assistance. Tracks will be set up in the Hall. Popular for all ages.  

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October 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden admission This annual Model Train Show is sponsored by the Los Angeles Division of the National Model Railroad Association. The finest modular clubs will be represented. “How To” clinics will be held on various railroad subjects throughout the day. Bring your model cars and locomotives if you have problems and would like assistance. Tracks will be set up in the Hall. Popular for all ages.  

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November 2016
November 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Upper Meadow, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

We apologize for the inconvenience, but this event has been cancelled.

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December 2016
December 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

$10 members and non-members at the door, children 12 and under are free Location: Frances Young Hall Come celebrate the season with the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band with an early evening program that is sure to put you in the holiday mood! This 60-person symphonic band is under the direction of Christine Hayes and consists of local musicians who bring you the best of concert band music. The band will perform a mix of seasonal masterworks, popular holiday melodies and holiday…

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December 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Garden Grounds, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Dec. 16 – Jan. 8 Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Palm Circle Sponsored by Sunflower Farms Nursery and Landscaping, we are proud to bring you a winter-themed display to enjoy over the holidays. Sunflower Farms is dedicated to purposeful and sustainable designs for both commercial and residential landscapes. Stop by to enjoy the scenery, feel free to take a picture at the “selfie station” and get in the holiday spirit! No registration required.

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December 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Garden Grounds, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Saturdays, Dec. 17, 24, 31 Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Garden Grounds As winter sets in around the South Bay and families begin their holiday breaks, serene mornings in the Garden set a calm stage for the bustling holiday season. Grab the family or a sweetheart and join the birds for a crisp morning. Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate (compliments of the Gift Shop) to warm your body and belly. No registration required.

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December 24, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Garden Grounds, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Saturdays, Dec. 17, 24, 31 Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Garden Grounds As winter sets in around the South Bay and families begin their holiday breaks, serene mornings in the Garden set a calm stage for the bustling holiday season. Grab the family or a sweetheart and join the birds for a crisp morning. Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate (compliments of the Gift Shop) to warm your body and belly. No registration required.

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December 31, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Garden Grounds, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Saturdays, Dec. 17, 24, 31 Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Garden Grounds As winter sets in around the South Bay and families begin their holiday breaks, serene mornings in the Garden set a calm stage for the bustling holiday season. Grab the family or a sweetheart and join the birds for a crisp morning. Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate (compliments of the Gift Shop) to warm your body and belly. No registration required.

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January 2017
January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Koi Pond Patio, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

We apologize, but this event has been canceled. For questions, please contact Guest Services at (310) 544-1948.

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February 2017
February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Koi Pond Patio, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

We apologize, but this event has been canceled.  For questions, please call the Guest Services Center at (310) 544-1948.

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February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Upper Meadow, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

**This event is sold out.  Please reserve your tickets for WILD: WOLVES – AN ECOLOGICAL KEYSTONE on Sunday, May 7th by clicking here. **     ‘The World of Wolves’ is an exciting presentation allowing up close and personal interactions with ambassador wolves like Damu and his friends. Project Wildsong presenters will give an overview about wolves and discuss topics such as wolf habitat, diet, physical characteristics, pack structure and the ways in which wolves communicate. Feel free to bring…

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March 2017
March 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 5, 2017

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Saturday and Sunday, Mar. 4 and 5 9:00am – 5:00pm Included with Garden admission Picnic Location: Upper, Lower and Sakura Meadows  Join us at the Garden as the showy, ornamental cherry trees bring forth their spectacular blooms in drifts of soft pink. In Japanese culture, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and beauty of life. Visit Guest Services or the Gift Shop for additional information about the Cherry Blossom Festival. Enjoy your visit. Picnics are not provided; however feel free…

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March 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Upper Meadow, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL Included with Garden admission Location: Upper Meadow Cherry blossoms are the richly symbolic national flower of Japan. With a short blooming season, many believe Cherry Blossoms symbolize the fleeting beauty of life. Join us for a “hanami” or Cherry Blossom viewing as you stroll through the Garden, and stop by the Upper Meadow for live performances by Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI) Tomo no Kai Chika’s Ukulele and Harriet’s Hula, Bando Hidesomi, Michael Murata, Prota Taiko,…

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March 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 5, 2017

South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Saturday and Sunday, Mar. 4 and 5 9:00am – 5:00pm Included with Garden admission Picnic Location: Upper, Lower and Sakura Meadows  Join us at the Garden as the showy, ornamental cherry trees bring forth their spectacular blooms in drifts of soft pink. In Japanese culture, the cherry blossom represents the fragility and beauty of life. Visit Guest Services or the Gift Shop for additional information about the Cherry Blossom Festival. Enjoy your visit. Picnics are not provided; however feel free…

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March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

MUSIC IN THE GARDEN: SHOWCASING YOUNG MUSICIANS OF THE PENINSULA AND SOUTH BAY Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall Presented by the Peninsula Committee Los Angeles Philharmonic. Young musicians from the Peninsula and other South Bay schools will be performing in the Hall, Koi Pond Patio and Garden Grounds. Visit www.pclaphil.org for more information and to purchase tickets. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

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March 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lower Meadow, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Included with Garden admission Picnic Location: Lower Meadow The veggie and herb beds are bursting with abundance! Our volunteers tend and care for several ‘demonstration’ beds of vegetables and herbs. This will give you a good idea of what will thrive in your veggie beds! Visit Guest Services or the Gift Shop for additional information about the veggie and herb beds for your self-guided tour and enjoy your visit. Picnics are not provided; however feel free to bring your own.

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