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August 2018

August 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until August 31, 2018

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

June 15 – August 31 Free with membership or included with general  garden admission A magical competition is brewing at South Coast Botanic Garden — who will win, Team Fairies or Team Trolls? Our tiniest Garden inhabitants need your help to solve a collection of ridiculous riddles and win the big prize — a Merry Fairy Trollstone of your very own! Use your wits, courage, and imagination to put your team on top. Feel free to dress the part, wear…

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August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Stop by for some family adventure devoted to trees. Did you know some trees can tell us about the weather? Go on a tree scavenger hunt and find one of California’s big tree in the Garden. Learn about different types of trees and test your skills in identifying the parts of a tree. This event is rain or shine. Kids Club is included with Garden admission or membership. RSVP highly encouraged! Know before you go! This is a fully outdoor…

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August 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$25 Members / $29 Nonmembers/FREE for Garden Circle Level Members Join Wendell Covalt, certified Food Over Medicine instructor and practitioner for a life-changing presentation on disease prevention and wellness. Advance registration required and includes a healthy lunch.

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September 2018

September 3 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Membership or general admission Instrument Petting Zoo: 2:30 and 3:45 pm Concert: 3 – 5 pm   Join the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band for a musical experience crafted especially for families. Begin with an instrument petting zoo where you can meet the musicians and learn how orchestral instruments work and sound with Amuse Music Center. The performance will feature the narrated story of Peter and the Wolf. Picnics are encouraged along with low folding chairs. Outside alcohol will…

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September 9 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Membership or general admission Join the Palos Verdes and South Bay Audubon Society in search of birds at this lively excursion. Last month the group spotted a rare Phainopepla, a bird not typically seen on the Peninsula.  No experience required.

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September 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until November 30, 2018

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

Daily through November 30 Free with Membership or general admission The furry critters of South Coast Botanic Garden are notorious for snacking on our seasonal pumpkin patch. To thwart their efforts, the Garden’s resident birds have hidden the patch away. Can you locate the bird houses inhabited by parrots, owls, blue birds and hawks to collect their clues and find the missing patch? Move throughout the 87-acre garden in this perfect fall excursion.  Please remember to wear comfy clothes for…

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September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Membership or general admission Join us for the unveiling of a stunning new sculpture installation in the Mediterranean Garden, presented by South Coast Botanic Garden Trustee, Marilyn Long, and the Long Family Foundation. The artist will be present to introduce the sculpture and share her inspiration.

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September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Membership or general admission Everywhere you look at South Coast Botanic Garden you are likely to spot a lizard or two – maybe doing push-ups on a fence, or scurrying between rocks. At this drop-in program you can explore four adventure stations and visit areas that are especially appealing to reptiles, like the Desert and Succulent Garden. Along the way you’ll build a terrarium and learn how our new piece of artwork relates to reptile temperature regulation. RSVP…

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October 2018

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

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

$95 Members / $110 Non-members Enjoy a little preschooler and me time. Children and their caregivers will explore the wonders of the natural world with a new theme each week through guided sensory excursions followed by a hands-on art project. Advance registration required. Price covers child and caregiver.

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October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Members are invited to explore the Garden after hours by participating in a guided walking tour or self-guided exploration. As an added treat, the new Great Pumpkin Hunt will be on display and available for this evening preview. RSVP required.

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October 14 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Membership or general admission Join the Palos Verdes And South Bay Audubon Society for a walk through the Garden’s 87-acres in search of birds. No experience required. Group meets at Elaine Cornish Courtyard immediately after check-in at the Guest Services window.

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October 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2018 at 2:30pm

One event on November 4, 2018 at 2:30pm

One event on November 11, 2018 at 2:30pm

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

$95 Members / $110 Nonmembers Grow your child’s budding interest in the outdoors through a series of outdoor guided exploration and hands-on art projects. Each class will explore a new theme from birds, flowers, leaves, and trees. Advance registration required.

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October 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2018 at 10:00am

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

Free with Membership or general admission This annual Model Train Show is sponsored by the Los Angeles Division of the National Model Railroad Association. The finest modular trail layouts will be represented. “how to” clinics will be held on various railroad subjects throughout the day. Bring your own model cars and locomotives if you would like advice and assistance. Tracks will be set up in the Hall and in select display gardens.

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October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Join us for an afternoon of pumpkin-inspired art. Learn about the biology of gourds, pumpkins and squashes and search for the hidden pumpkin patch. Participants will construct pumpkin-themed art projects individually and collaboratively, some to stay at the Garden and some to take home.   RSVP highly recommended. Please note your RSVP does not include Garden admission.

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November 2018

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Deluxe level membership or higher ($125 annually). Enjoy the Garden after hours for this special Deluxe Safari. Meet with a biologist from the Natural History Museum to learn how you can be deputized as a community scientist. See what wildlife has already been recorded at the Garden, and discover some on your own! The evening will end with s’mores and hot chocolate on the meadow. Dress for the weather. Reservations required. Basic and Basic Plus members should consider…

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November 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Membership or general admission Join the Palos Verdes And South Bay Audubon Society for a walk through the Garden’s 87-acres in search of birds. No experience required. Group meets at Elaine Cornish Courtyard immediately after check-in at the Guest Services window.

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November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Membership or general admission Did you know owls have three eyelids and can see 3x farther than humans? Learn about the Great Horned Owls that call our Garden home, dissect a real owl pellet (owl PUKE!), and use a map to find out where our owls hang out.   RSVP highly recommended. Your RSVP does not include Garden Admission.

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December 2018

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Check back later for details! This event is rain or shine. Kids Club is included with Garden admission or membership. RSVP highly encouraged!

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