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1 week 5 days ago

With Fall in full swing and despite high temperatures, the flora of the Garden are carrying on by dropping their leaves in varying color. We have more than a few surprises in store for you to help set the mood for the hopeful weather change and the Fall season we know and love. Our Fall Frolic kicks off this month with Ooh.La.Love Part Deux: Bridal Picnic in the Garden, the Walker and Bowes Glass Pumpkin Patch with a Members-only Preview Sale Reception and Propagation Workshop Presents: Fall Plant Sale! Following closely is our November lineup of Paint Night Experience and the Zombie Apocalypse Garden Run

 

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12: Family Picnic Day – Spring into Fall – 9:00 am

12: NEW! Sculpting on Tile Workshop for Kids and Families – 2:00 pm

17 – Nov. 16: NEW! Fall Street – SCBG Installation – 9:00 am

19: NEW! Shop and Learn – Fall Landscaping with Color – 12:00 pm

19: NEW! Ooh.La.Love Part Deux Bridal Picnic in the Garden – 1:00 pm

21: Garden Free Days: Mommy and Me Yoga – 9:30 am

22 – 24: Walker & Bowes Glass Pumpkin Patch Display – 9:00 am

24: Walker & Bowes Members-only Preview Sale Reception – 5:00 pm

24 - 26: Propagation Workshop Presents: Fall Plant Sale

25: Walker & Bowes Glass Pumpkin Sale – 10:00 am

25 – 26: 22nd Annual Model Train Show – 10:00 am

26: Walker & Bowes Glass Pumpkin Sale – 11:00 am

 

Please register for events and classes through the Guest Services Center - (310) 544-1948.

 

1 month 3 weeks ago

As we enter into the a cooler Fall season, some are welcoming a slightly more defined schedule. We like to think its a great time to connect and reconnect with friends and family. As many of you know already, the Garden you know and love is the perfect place for just that with the help of a few special events. Keep an eye our for the start of our Fall Frolic event series, showcasing several new events like the 2014 IPU FestivalOoh.La.Love Part Deux Bridal Picnic in the GardenPaint Night Experience and the Zombie Apocalypse Garden Run! We're also bringing back much-anticipated annual events like the Walker and Bowes Glass Pumpkin Patch, this time with an exclusive members-only preview and reception!

 

Click on the links below for more information or visit our Facebook Events Page to invite your friends and family to specific events or classes. Register in advance to ensure a place in class!

 

1: Palos Verdes Symphonic Band: Labor Day Concert – 5:00 pm

6: NEW! Herbal Allies for Memory and Alertness – 10:00 am

7: Audubon Bird Walks – 8:00 am

7: Kids Club: Learn About Trees – 1:30 pm

9: Line Dancing with People’s Place – 10:45 am

10: Eco Gardener Workshops – 5:30 pm

14: Family Picnic Day: The Rose Garden – 9:00 am

14: NEW! Shop and Learn: Salvias – 12:00 pm

14: NEW! Print-making Workshop for Kids – 2:00 pm

16: Garden Free Day: Mommy and Me Yoga – 9:30 am

18: NEW! Zumba Gold with People’s Place – 10:45 am

18: Garden Walk and Tram Tour: Walk and Talk – 5:00 pm

20 & 21: South Bay Orchid Society Show and Sale – 9:00 am

20: NEW! Introduction to Yoga: “The Magic Within” – 1:00 pm

25: Successful Gardens – 10:00 am

26: Oriental Impressionistic Watercolor – 9:00 am

26: Herbal Healing From Kitchen and Garden – 10:00 am

27: History of South Coast Botanic Garden – 2:00 pm

 

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the Guest Services Center - (310) 544-1948

 


 

 

3 months 11 hours ago
August is sure to round out your summer with the help of our last few concerts until September. Did you miss the class start dates for any series-style classes? Don't worry, walk-in classes are listed below too. Don't miss two of our biggest events of the year coming up this month: Family Fun Day featuring Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band and Heidi Swedberg and The Sukey Jump Band on August 3rd and our 53rd Annual Member's Meeting and Dinner on August 13th. 
 
Click on the links below for more information or visit our Facebook Events Page to invite your friends and family to specific events or classes. Register today to ensure a place in class!
 
2:   Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
3:   NEW! Family Fun Day – 1:00 pm
3:   Kids Club: Butterflies – 1:30 pm
5:   Strength and Cardio Fitness (Walk-in Class) – 6:30 pm
7:   Strength and Cardio Fitness (Walk-in Class) – 6:30 pm
8:   NEW! Line Dancing (Walk-in Class) – 10:00 am
9:   Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
9:   NEW! Medicine-making Basics: Oils and Salves – 10:00 am
10: NEW! Mosaic Workshops: Birdhouse – 12:00 pm
10: NEW! TrojanFest – 12:30 pm
12: Strength and Cardio Fitness (Walk-in Class) – 6:30 pm
14: Strength and Cardio Fitness (Walk-in Class) – 6:30 pm
15: NEW! Line Dancing (Walk-in Class) – 10:00 am
16: Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
19: NEW! Mommy and Me Yoga: Garden Free Days – 10:00 am
20: NEW! Eco Gardner: Eco Garden Care – 3:00 pm
23: Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
29: NEW! Line Dancing (Walk-in Class) – 10:00 am
30: Yoga in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 9:00 am
 
Please register for events and classes through the Guest Services Center - (310) 544-1948.
 

3 months 3 weeks ago

July is finally here with so many exciting and new events! From People’s Place Line Dancing classes to the Freedom 4U Concert or the ever-popular Palos Verdes Symphonic Band Pops Concert, there is much to see in the Garden this month.  Whether you’re feeling crafty, adventurous, or just wanting to kick back with great music, family and friends, it’s all here this month! Keep an eye out next month for one of our favorite events of the year: Family Fun Day featuring Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band and Heidi Swedberg and The Sukey Jump Band on August 3rd!

Click on the links below for more information or visit our Facebook Events Page to invite your friends and family to specific events or classes. Register today to ensure a place in class!

6: Audubon Bird Walk – 8:00 am

6: Mosaic Workshop – Flower Pot – 12:00 pm

6: NEW! Kids Club - Baby Owls - 1:30 pm

11: Oriental Impressionistic Watercolor (Series Begins)-  9:00 am

11: NEW! People’s Place Line Dancing (Series Begins)- 10:00 am

12: Yoga in the Garden (Series Begins) – 9:00 am

13: NEW! Summer Splendor Floral design – 1:00 pm

13: Palos Verdes Symphonic Band Pops Concert – 5:30 pm 

17: Garden Walk: Hidden Trails (Members Only)– 5:00 pm 

19: NEW! Geocaching Workshop  – 1:30 pm 

20: Family Picnic Day: The Greenhouse – 9:00 am

20: NEW! Shop and Learn: California Native Plants – 12:00 pm

20: NEW! Natural Areas “Wings and things” Native American Culture of Palos Verdes – 2:00 pm

26: Small-Space Food Gardening – 9:00 am

26: Herbal Allies for Natural Skin and Hair  – 10:00 am

26-27: NEW! Mosaic 2-day Workshop: Bird Bath  – 1:00 pm

27: NEW! Freedom 4U Concert – 3:30 pm 

AUG 3: NEW! Family Fun Day - 1:00 pm

 

Please register for events and classes through the Guest Services Center - (310) 544-1948.


 

5 months 3 weeks ago

It’s May and one of our favorite times of the year at the Garden. From the various horticultural shows and sales, to the return of our ever-popular Members Only Garden Walks and Palos Verdes Symphonic Band: Mother’s Day Concert, there is much anticipation for these classic events. We’ve also been working hard to bring you new and innovative events like this month’s Garden Shop and Learn featuring Passion Flowers and expert guest speaker, Jorge Ochoa!

Click on the links below for more information or visit our Facebook Events Page to invite your friends and family to specific events or classes or to get a sneak peak on Summer Classes! 

2: Herbal Healing from Kitchen and Garden (Series Begins) – 12:00 pm

3: NEW! Chen Bing Taijii in the Garden (Walk-in Class) – 10:30 am

4: South Bay Epiphyllum Society Show and Sale – 9:00 am 

4: Kids Club – Plant a Flower for Mom: Zinnia – 1:30 pm 

6: Peewee Picasso – Series 2 (Series Begins) – 9:30 am 

6: Play Dough and Picasso – Series 2 (Series Begins) – 10:45 pm

6Awesome Art – Series 2 (Series Begins) – 5:00 pm

9: National Public Garden Day – 9:00 am

10: CANCELLED South Bay Rare Fruit Growers Sale  

11: Palos Verdes Symphonic Band: Mother’s Day Concert  – 5:00 pm (NEW TIME!)

17 – 18: South Bay Geranium Society Show and Sale – 9:00 am

17: A Faery Hunt Presents: Fairy Time in the Enchanted Garden – 9:30 am 

17: NEW! Herbal Allies for Restful Sleep - 10:00 am

18: Family Picnic Day – The Rose Garden – 9:00 am

18: NEW! Garden Shop and Learn – Passionflowers – 12:00 pm

22: Garden Walk – Groves and Tree Collections – 5:00 pm (Members Only)

24: Garden Lecture – History of SCBG and Palos Verdes – 2:00 pm

31: NEW! Summer Class Sampler – Open House – 10:00 am

 

Please register for events and clases through the Guest Services Center - (310) 544-1948.