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February 2018

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Garden admission, RSVP encouraged Teach your kids about water conservation through a fun and engaging series of water play activities. Families are invited to drop-in to learn how they can make better choices at home by adventuring through our Garden and participating in four adventure stations. Come learn, hands on with Kids Club.

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March 2018

Cherry Blossom Festival

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden admission. With a short blooming season, many believe Cherry Blossoms symbolize the fleeting beauty of life.  It is also the national flower of Japan. Join us for a “hanami” or Cherry Blossom viewing as you stroll through the Garden or picnic in the Amphitheater Lawn.  Travel to Japan through sight, taste and sound with bento (lunch), beer and sake for sale by Okamoto Kitchen and The Ramen Spott, live performances throughout the afternoon, and family-friendly craft activities for all…

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March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall The Peninsula Committee Los Angeles Philharmonic invites you to Music in the Garden, which showcases young musicians of Peninsula and South Bay schools. Festivities will also include Philharmonic’s Music Mobile, face painting, drum circle, food for purchase and more. Bring your families for a fun day in the garden! This annual program benefits music youth education. For more information, please visit www.pclaphil.org.

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March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Bug Hunt Free with membership or Garden Admission. RSVP highly encouraged. Grab your map and put on your explorer’s hat to visit four mission stations in search of the miniature beasts that call the Garden their home. Catch flying insects with sweep nets, discover what invertebrates make their home in the soil, and learn the life cycle of bugs.  

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March 24 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Members-only Preview Sales: 7 – 9 am General Public: 9 am – 4 pm Free with membership or Garden Admission. Sponsored by Propagation Workshop, Back 40 and South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation, this annual Plant Sale is an important fundraiser for the Garden and a popular community event. Stop by early to see the best selection. Participating vendors include: MB Landscaping and Nursery, Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Ricardo’s Nursery, Palos Verdes Begonia Society and South Coast Rose Society. Donated…

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March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

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 of plant and…

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April 2018

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$25 Members/$30 non-Members. Nothing beats homegrown veggies in flavor and freshness, plus the peace of mind that comes from knowing where and how our food is grown! This hands-on workshop with Master Gardener, Liza Go is designed with the beginner home gardener in mind. It focuses on the basics of raised bed and container gardening including: soil and growing media, season appropriate vegetables and herbs, seeds and starts, maintenance – watering, fertilizers, pest management, harvesting. So get your hands dirty, and…

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

Free public program, RSVP encouraged. Join the Palos Verdes/South Bay Audubon Society for a tour of the Garden in search of birds. Bird walks are a great way to learn to identify birds and appreciate nature. No experience required, binoculars are highly recommended.  Meet in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard. Group departs at 8am sharp.

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$95.00 – $110.00

LITTLE SPROUTS

April 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 3, 2018

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

 (Ages 3-5) Thursdays, April 12, 19, 26 and May 3 $95 Members/$110 Non-members Join us this spring for a series of outdoor adventures designed to introduce children and their caregivers to the wonders of the natural world. Each class will introduce a new topic that will include an outdoor Garden exploration and a hands-on art project. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress for the outdoors. Registration required. Class size is limited to the first 15 registrants.

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April 20 - April 21
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with membership. During Garden hours:  9:00am – 5:00 pm Be the first to enjoy the first blooms of the new Rose Garden. Members are invited to bring and enjoy a picnic, smell the roses and take in the view of nearly 100 cultivars, including 20 old and rare varieties.

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April 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Appropriate for the beginning artist as well as those with more experience who want to refresh their skills, students will be inspired by natural forms from the Garden to create a black and white composition. Professional artist and art instructor Susan Summit Cyr will guide you through the process in a warm and nurturing environment – from working with live material using charcoal and white pencil, design basics, and developing form using light and shadow. Fee includes all supplies needed…

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April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free public program. Meet artist Eric Ernest Johnson and receive a signed copy of his “Through the Eyes of Artists” Metro poster featuring the South Coat Botanic Garden. The work was commissioned as part of a series by Metro to celebrate transportation through colorful destination posters. In his depiction, a whimsical bird’s-eye view of the Garden is surrounded by waves amid the flourishing Palos Verdes Peninsula

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April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Wonderland Tea Party Free with membership or Garden admission. RSVP highly encouraged. Put on your Cheshire grin and imagination cap (or top hat) for an adventure through the Garden’s wonderland of trails and hidden treasures. Search for rabbit holes, dare to play an Eat Me, Drink Me game, and brew and sip rose tea in the Rose Garden.

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May 2018

Superhero Run

THE SUPERHERO RUN: SAVING THE EARTH ONE OBSTACLE COURSE AT A TIME

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

REGISTER NOW    BATTLE THROUGH PLANET-SAVING OBSTACLES ______________ FIGHT THROUGH PHYSICAL CHALLENGES ______________ TEAM UP TO SOLVE EARTH-FRIENDLY RIDDLES ______________ ADVENTURE THROUGH 2 KILOMETERS OF NATURE TRAILS More details...

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May 13 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden Admission, RSVP encouraged. Members are FREE! Join the Palos Verdes and South Bay Audubon Society for a tour of the Garden in search of birds. Bird walks are a great way to learn to identify birds and appreciate nature. No experience required, binoculars are highly recommended.  Meet in the Elaine Cornish Courtyard. Group departs at 8 am sharp.

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May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

FREE to South Coast Botanic Garden members Included with Garden admission – $9 adults, $6 students/seniors, $4 children (5yrrs – 12 yrs), under 4 years FREE Celebrate mom at the Garden with a picnic in the Upper Meadow followed by a concert with the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band featuring “Magnificent Melodies.” The program will feature the best in concert band music, including works by Eric Whitacre, Frank Ticheli, Leonard Bernstein and Arturo Márquez. Come for the flowers, stay for the…

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May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with membership or Garden admission. RSVP highly encouraged. Don your favorite flying costume (fairy wings, superhero cape, you name it!) and join us on a Garden adventure in search of the earth’s chief pollinators:  bees, birds, butterflies and bats.  Discover ways to attract butterflies, make a bee motel, use your super bat sense, and explore the trails on your own bird watch.

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June 2018

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Garden admission. With their beginnings in racing, thelegendary Ferrari has been in productionsince 1943. Since then, company carshave racked up over 5,000 successeson race tracks and roads all over theworld. Come see these legendary cars on the Upper Meadow as displayed bythe Ferrari Club of America – Southwest Region.

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June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Take Dad on an unforgettable adventure at the Garden as you hike through trails, design a memory box, and create burnt wood art.  Then relax at the Craft Beer station to enjoy a cold brew from Smog City Brewing and play a game of corn hole. All Dads receive one complimentary beer. Drinks available for purchase on-site. This event is rain or shine. Kids Club is included with Garden admission or membership. RSVP highly encouraged!  

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June 23
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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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