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December 2016
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 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Cost: $15 members / $25 non-members Location: Frances Young Hall We are incorporating New Orleans mixology with a sweet touch of inspiration from our One Book, One Peninsula 2016 author and her South Bay roots. Offering a curated selection of fresh and unique ingredients, Sunflower Farms Nursery will take guests through a palette of fruit, herbs and accoutrement for craft cocktail creations and how to grow them from your own garden or patio. Whether it is fresh oregano, basil or…

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February 2017
February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Meet with author Natalie Baszile as she visits the Garden to discuss her book, Queen Sugar. South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation, The Palos Verdes Library District and our partners will present the 8th annual One Book, One Peninsula event. For more information visit pvld.org/onebook. Queen Sugar  (the novel,) was adapted into an American drama television series, which was created, directed and executive produced by Ava DuVernay. Oprah Winfrey also serves as an executive producer. The series airs on Oprah Winfrey Network and…

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February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden Admission  Join us for a romantic afternoon in the Garden at the 3rd Annual Sweetheart’s Stroll in the Garden Event is FREE for Garden Members!  General Admission rates apply.  Consider becoming a Member and show your Sweetheart the best day ever!  Click here to become a Member! Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic, blanket or chairs and enjoy music on the Upper Meadow by VOX DJ’s and VIP Entertainment.  Food can also be purchased from Richeeze…

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March 2017
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 @ 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 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Class: 10:30am Sales: 11:00am – 4:00pm Show: 11:30am – 4:00pm Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall Leonard Re will give the culture session at 10:30 am with a presentation and demonstration on the care and culture of the African Violet. Learn how to put down a leaf, repot a mature plant, rejuvenate a plant with a long neck and remove a sucker. At 11:00 am the sales area will open with many beautiful African Violets for sale. At…

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March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Amphitheater, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Included with Garden admission Bring a picnic and enjoy the band as they play traditional, contemporary and original bluegrass songs. Acoustic instruments blend with vocals in lead and harmony. Concert will be held in the Amphitheater. No registration required.

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March 25 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Location: Frances Young Hall Skip the lines and get VIP access to our Annual Spring Plant Sale – one of the largest fundraisers for South Coast Botanic Garden. Members will receive 10% off all plant sales. No registration required.

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March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden Admission Location: Frances Young Hall Sponsored by Propagation Workshop and South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation. This annual Plant Sale is an important fundraiser for the Foundation and a popular community event. Shop early for best selection. Additional vendors will participate including MB Landscaping & Nursery, Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Ricardo’s Nursery, Palos Verdes Begonia Society, South Coast Rose Society, The Tomato Whisperer and Back 40. Donated plants from Native Sons will also be available for purchase.…

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April 2017
April 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Cost: $129; Teen Photographer with Adult Ticket: $49 Location: Frances Young Hall and Garden Grounds Join us for a spring day of exploration and creativity thru your lens. The Garden Foto Fest Presented by PAUL’S PHOTO, Creative Photo Academy and the South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation is a fantastic opportunity for photographers of all ages, skill levels and interests to learn and have fun making pictures!   The South Coast Botanic Garden offers photographers the opportunity to capture gorgeous images…

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April 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 9, 2017

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

SOUTH COAST CACTUS & SUCCULENT SOCIETY SHOW & SALE Saturday, Sunday, Apr. 8, 9 9:00am-4:00pm Included with Garden admission Location:  Frances Young Hall Want more succulent colors and patterns in your garden? Looking for sculpturally attractive plants and handmade pots? The South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society’s 45th Annual Show & Sale will have thousands of rare and beautiful plants and many beautiful pots at inexpensive prices. Artistic and educational displays will provide new ideas on varieties of plants and how to display…

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May 2017
May 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

SOUTH COAST EPIPHYLLUM SOCIETY SHOW AND SALE Sunday, May 7 9:00am – 4:00pm Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall No registration required.

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Celeste Mookherjee
May 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

CELEBRATION OF ROSES AND CLEMATIS SHOW AND SALE Saturday, May 13 10:00am-4:00pm Included with Garden admission Location:  Frances Young Hall 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 talk to our consulting rosarians and knowledgeable members.  SCRS…

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May 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Cost: $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 entitled, “Take Mom to the Movies,” along with featured guest Rena Urso-Trapani on flute. This 60-person symphonic band is under the direction of Christine Hayes and consists of local musicians who wish to bring you the best of concert band music. Tickets required and may be…

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May 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Monthly Free Day
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

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 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until May 21, 2017

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

Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21 9:00am – 4:00pm                   Location: Frances Young Hall In the show see a variety of Geraniums seldom seen in nurseries. Visit our sales area. See what you can find! No registration required.

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May 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until May 21, 2017

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

Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21 9:00am – 4:00pm                   Location: Frances Young Hall In the show see a variety of Geraniums seldom seen in nurseries. Visit our sales area. See what you can find! No registration required.

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