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South Coast Botanic Garden

September 2018

September 25
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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   Locate birdhouses inhabited by parrots, owls, woodpeckers and hawks to collect their clues and find the hidden pumpkin garden. Move throughout the 87-acre garden in this perfect fall excursion. Please remember to wear comfy clothes and shoes for outdoors and bring a water bottle!

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September 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2018

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

$85 Members/$95 non-Members. Noted artist and instructor Hisako Asano will share her approach to a world of delicate watercolor painting. Create paintings of nature that capture this soft-colored art form, learn to blend colors, and how to manipulate 3-D values with a single stroke. Registration required. Materials List: 1.5” Hake Brush, 11” x 15” Strathmore Series Watercolor Paper, water container, Viva brand paper towels, watercolor palette, transparent watercolor in tube: Alizarin Crimson, Burnt Sienna, Sap Green, Lemon Yellow, Indio, Prussian…

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$12.00 – $125.00

Taichi

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2018

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

Saturdays 9 – 10 am Learn this beautiful ancient Chinese practice, with graceful meditative movements that help maintain physical health, well-being and spiritual essence. Held weekly on the Koi Pond Patio, this activity is the perfect way to release tension, increase balance and improve relaxation. All ages and fitness levels welcome.  Once Class: $12 members / $15 Nonmembers. 10-class Flex Pass: $100 members / $125 Nonmembers. Valid for Tai Chi, Yoga, and Guided Meditation for up to six months.

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$12.00 – $125.00

Yoga

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until November 27, 2018

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

10 – 11 am Chill out this Fall and step onto the mat with new instructor, Veronica, for refreshing and revitalizing mornings. With vinyasa flow yoga greet the sun through breath exploration, mindful movement and strength-building stretches. Let the Garden landscape be your inspiration for this life-giving and sustainable practice. Open to all levels. Beginners welcome. Bring a mat. One Class $12 Members,$15 non-members. Save with Flex Pass,valid for up to 10 health and fitness classes.

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$12.00 – $125.00

Guided Meditation

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until November 25, 2018

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

Meditation & Buddhism Classes – Fall Series Enjoy Inner Peace through Meditation with Instructor Keith Holmes Fall Class Schedule: September 16: How to Develop and Maintain a Peaceful Mind September 23: Understanding Impermanence September 30: Meditation on Karma October 7: Abandoning the Cycle of Suffering – Samsara October 14: A Common Spiritual Practice for Everyone Class Description Meditation and mindfulness are practices that help us remain calm, clear and positive all the time, even when faced with difficulties and challenges.…

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October 2018

October 1 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2018

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

The South Coast Floral Designers meets the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July and August. Onsite Location: Classroom A For additional information contact Gudy Kimmel at (310) 530-2382 or Judy Unrine at (310) 378-0227 www.californiagardenclubs.org

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October 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 6, 2018

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

$120 Members/$133 non-Members. Materials fee is $40 beginners/$80 advance. Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of floral arranging. Instructor Yumiko Kikkawa of the Ohara School of Ikebana, will guide you to see beyond the decorative and help you merge the indoors and outdoors through the mechanics of manipulation and the observation of materials for their best usage. Registration required.

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October 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

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

Cost: $65 Members / $72 Non-members Abandon that produce delivery service and try your hand at growing your own fresh, organic produce at home! Master Gardener Liza Go will teach you how to create an edible garden. You’ll learn to locate your home’s best location for a garden, how to create good soil out of your current plot, the whats, the whens and the hows to grow, the ins and outs of proper propagation, and integrated pest management.   Advance…

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October 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 10, 2018

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

The South Coast Fuchsia Society meets on the second Monday of the month. for more information please contact Marsha Hopwood at (310) 374-3255. No registration required. Meetings are open to the Public.

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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 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2018

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

The South Bay Epiphyllum Society meets the second Tuesday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of January. For additional information contact Dick Kohlschreiber at (310) 833-6823 No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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October 11 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 8, 2018

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

The Gardeneers meet the second Thursday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of June, July, August, and December. For additional information contact Gudy Kimmel at (310) 530-2382 No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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$49.0 – $54.00

Sketching in the Garden

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$49 Members / $54 Nonmembers Appropriate for all levels, this mostly outdoor class will have students sketching landscapes as well as close-up studies in an informal style that includes written notes and information within the journal. Work with pencil, pen and ink, and some watercolor. Journal and all supplies included. Advance registration required.

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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 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Drop by the Gift Shop to pick up your fall plantings. The Propagation volunteer team has been growing plants especially for this sale, including: salvia, cuphea, plectranthus, California natives, cactus and succulents, fairy garden plants, pelagonium, African basil, bromeliads, and tillandsia. Flats of small succulents suitable for terrariums will be aplenty. Additionally, pave planted succulent pumpkins and make-your-own succulent driftwood will be available for purchase.

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October 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Saturday, October 13th and Sunday, November 18 9am-4pm Meet with the design experts from ShrubHub, a new mobile app that allows you to order plants on the go. At this one on one appointment, the design consultants will look at photos of your yard and patio and craft the garden of your dreams using their digital design tool. Appointments available on the half hour by emailing christina@scbgf.org.

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

Sunday, October 14, 2018 South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society PRESENTER FOR OCTOBER IS: Gary Duke “What Kind of Cactus Is It?”   Gary Duke believes that anyone interested in cacti should be able to determine what genus it belongs to by looking for a few telltale signs.  If you know the genus, then you have a clue to the plant’s growth characteristics and flowers and you will know if someone switched the name tags at your favorite box store.  Gary…

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October 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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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 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 17, 2019

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

Join us from 9:00am – 5:00pm for our monthly free admission day.  Open to all ages. Held every third Tuesday of the month.

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October 17
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

TIME AND DATE OF EVENT ARE CURRENTLY TBD. The South Coast Botanic Garden wishes to celebrate and recognize its dedicated and hard-working volunteers with a special dinner. The event is by invitation only and is free for all Garden volunteers. RSVP directly to Darlene Lackey at dlackey@parks.lacounty.gov or (310) 544-6818.

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October 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 21, 2018

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

The Diggers meets on the second or third Wednesday of the month. For more information, please contact Sharon Ratterree by phone 424-558-0919 or email sacat4@aol.com. 

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October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

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

The South Coast Rose Society meets the third Thursday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July, August, and December. For additional information contact Lorraine Kasse at (310) 493-6946. No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2018

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

The South Bay Orchid Society meets the third Friday of the month at the South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of September (Orchid Fall Show and Sale) and December (Holiday Potluck). For additional information contact Arthur Hazboun (310) 995-1592.

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October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 8, 2018

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

The South Bay California Rare Fruit Growers meet the Third Saturday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden. For additional information contact Alan Safer at (562) 825-7776. No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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October 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until October 21, 2018

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

The South Coast Bonsai Association meets the fourth Sunday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of December. For additional information contact Ken Ueda at (310) 987-6345 No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included for Garden Circle Members RSVP Required Join us at our long table for the second annual Garden Circle Farm to Table Dinner. Enjoy cocktails and al fresco dining with a four course gourmet and locally-sourced menu. As a special treat, artist Doris Sung will provide insight into her newly-commissioned sculpture, Fuller, which will soon be on permanent display in the Mediterranean Garden.  Break bread alongside the artist, the Garden’s most generous donors and the CEO.  

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October 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 26, 2018

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

The Palos Verdes Begonia Society meet the fourth Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of August and December.  For additional information contact Carol Knight at (310) 508-3801. No registration required for this meeting.  Meetings are open to the public. 

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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 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$25 Members / $30 Nonmembers Nothing looks sadder than spent vines and dried up perennial leaves that had it last bloom so long ago. Join Master Gardener Liza Go and learn a few tips and tricks for making your garden look new and how to effectively incorporate your clean-up routine with backyard composting. Registration required.

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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 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 9, 2018

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

The Cactus & Succulent Society meets the second Sunday of the month. We begin our meetings at 1:00 PM to socialize, have refreshments, and buy plants. For additional information contact society president Maria Capaldo at 310-346-6206 or minniecap@icloud.com and visit southcoastcss.org. No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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November 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Sunday, November 18 9am-4pm Meet with the design experts from ShrubHub, a new mobile app that allows you to order plants on the go. At this one on one appointment, the design consultants will look at photos of your yard and patio and craft the garden of your dreams using their digital design tool. Appointments available on the half hour by emailing christina@scbgf.org.

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$49.00 – $54.00

Silk Scarf Painting

November 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

$49 Members / $54 Nonmembers Learn the basics of silk painting and color theory and then paint a silk scarf of your own. Longtime artist and instructor Susan Summit Cyr will guide you through each step with garden subjects for inspiration. All materials included. Advance registration required.

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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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November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Cost: $75 Members / $85 Non-members Join Flower Duet floral instructors to create a long Thanksgiving centerpiece out of fresh flowers and greenery. You will learn how to integrate seasonal vegetables and nuts perfect for as a hostess gift or for your own holiday table. Registration required. Limited class size.

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November 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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December 2018

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States
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December 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

The South Bay California Rare Fruit Growers meet the Third Saturday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden. For additional information contact Alan Safer at (562) 825-7776. No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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December 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

The Cactus & Succulent Society meets the second Sunday of the month. For additional information contact society president Dale La Forest at (310) 618-9886 and visit southcoastcss.org. No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

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December 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

The South Coast Fuchsia Society meets on the second Monday of the month. for more information please contact Marsha Hopwood at (310) 374-3255. No registration required. Meetings are open to the Public.

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December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

The South Coast Rose Society meets the third Thursday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July, August, and December. For additional information contact Lorraine Kasse at (310) 493-6946. No registration required for this meeting. Meetings are open to the public. 

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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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January 2019

January 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

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February 2019

Jeannie Mutrais
February 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

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