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South Coast Botanic Garden

November 2018

November 16
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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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November 16 @ 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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November 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 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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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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$12.00 – $125.00

Guided Meditation

November 18 @ 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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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 @ 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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November 21 @ 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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$12.00 – $125.00

Tai Chi

November 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

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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November 26 @ 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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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

$12.00 – $125.00

Yoga

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

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

Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. (No class Saturday, December 22) Fee per class: $12 Members | $15 Non-Members 10-class Flex Pass: $100 Members | $125 Non-Members. Flex pass is valid for up to six months for Tai Chi, Yoga, Guided Meditation and Dynamic Stretching & Music. Enjoy the sweeping views and fresh air  of the Garden in this outdoor Hatha yoga class. This exercise helps to develop balance and strength in mind and…

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December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Sustainer ($300), Supporter ($500) or Garden Circle ($1,000) level Membership Bundle up and join us in the Garden to welcome the holiday season over warm beverages and festive music. Start a new family tradition and sing along with the professionals as you take-in the SoCal winter air while our desert blooms begin to put on a show. Our gardeners will lead tours of the desert garden and the new Living Wall for an added delight. To RSVP or…

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December 3 @ 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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December 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until February 25, 2019

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

Fee per class: $12 Members | $15 Non-Members 10-class Flex Pass: $100 Members | $125 Non-Members. Flex pass is valid for up to six months for Tai Chi, Yoga, Guided Meditation and Dynamic Stretching & Music. Enjoy an outdoor session of Essentrics, an energizing stretching and strength-building practice set to music. This full body workout will leave you feeling energized and youthful and can rapidly change the shape of your body through the development of lean, strong and flexible muscles…

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

Free with Membership or General Admission Join the Palos Verdes/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.

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December 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 11:00am

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

$8 Members | $13 Non-Members Plus $8 per gingerbread house (minimum of one per group) Make your own gingerbread house, with a twist – no baking or sugar needed! Instead of frosting and cake, these gingerbread houses are made with natural elements from the Garden affixed to chipboard. Take a brisk winter walk to learn about treats that grow on trees, then make a stunning light-up masterpiece to take home. Recommended for all ages, families and pairs. Advanced registration required.…

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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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$45.00 – $50.00

Holiday Wreaths

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

Reduced Fee $45 Members | $50 Non-Member Join professional floral designers to create your own fresh holiday wreath, using evergreens, fresh flowers, succulents and other botanical elements. Space is limited. Advanced registration required. Please call Visitor Services at (424) 452-0920 Ext. 3.

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

7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Free with any level of Membership All members have access to this special treat – being in the Garden during the magical morning twilight time. Join us as we open our doors early for a members-only morning at the Garden. Come to enjoy a self-guided morning walk and see birds and wildlife before the hustle and bustle of the day. Morning is a great time to capture the unique lighting and sounds of the day—don’t…

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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 15, 2018 - March 31, 2019
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Closed December 25 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Free with Membership or General Admission Grab your satchel and compass and prepare for adventure as you search the Garden for hidden treasure and treasures hidden in plain sight. But be careful, even the most seasoned explorers will have difficulty getting past the sticky trees, dangling vines, carnivorous plants, and hidden eyes watching quietly from the trees. Reference your tattered treasure map to unlock the secrets of the Garden and find your…

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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

1 – 4 pm Free with Membership or general admission Grab your adventure hat and head out on the greatest Kids Club adventure yet! Travel through interactive stations and experience the new Incredible Journey and the Secrets of South Coast Botanic Garden treasure hunt at the same time. You will make a travel pouch out of an old t-shirt, meet live spiders, race through an obstacle course, and search for sea creature fossil treasures. Make sure to bring an old…

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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

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free with Membership or General Admission Grab your adventure hat and head out on the greatest Kids Club adventure yet! Travel through interactive stations and experience the new Incredible Journey and The Lost Secrets of South Coast Botanic Garden treasure hunt at the same time. You will make a travel pouch out of an old t-shirt, meet live spiders, race through an obstacle course, and search for sea creature fossil treasures. Make sure to bring…

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January 2019

January 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until January 25, 2019

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

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. $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 how to blend colors, and how to manipulate 3-D values with a single stroke. Registration required. Please call Visitor Services at (424) 452-0920 Ext. 3.

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January 5, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Saturday, repeating until March 30, 2019

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

Ages 8 – 12 $12 Members | $15 Non-Members 10-class Flex Pass: $100 Members | $125 Non-Members. Flex pass is valid for up to six months. Kids will enjoy the many benefits of yoga in a class just for them. Yoga can help improve focus, reduce anxiety and learn self-awareness. This beginners class for will practice Hatha Yoga for kids. More challenging poses will be introduced as the class progresses and as your child learns self-awareness and builds self-confidence. Parents…

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January 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free with Membership or Garden Admission The South Coast Rose Society will feature pruning demonstrations of hybrid tea, floribundas, climbing, miniature and old garden roses followed by a hands-on workshop. Demonstrators will cover proper pruning tools and preparing the rose garden for a spring bloom. Rose cocktail, clippers and gloves will be available.

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January 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $120 Members | $133 Non-Members Materials fee is $40 beginners | $80 advanced Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of floral arranging. Instructor, Yumiko Kiiawa, 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 material observation for their best usage. Advanced registration required. Please call Visitor Services at (424) 452-0920 Ext. 3.

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January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free with Membership or General Admission Do you have fruit trees in need of some TLC? Certified arborist Rick Wheeler will demonstrate the what’s, when’s and why’s of thinning, pinching and deadheading to revive your tree and bear the fruits of your labor! Advanced registration required. Please call Visitor Services at (424) 452-0920 Ext. 3.

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January 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Free with Membership or General Admission Join the Palos Verdes/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.

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$30.00 – $35.00

GOAT YOGA

January 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on February 23, 2019 at 1:00pm

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

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Members $30 | Non-Members $35 Take part in the latest fitness craze and practice your cat/cow, downward dog and child’s pose – in the presence of live goats! Bring your mat, camera, and good humor for an outdoor yoga practice you won’t soon forget, held in a fenced-in area with two furry farm companions. The goats will put a smile on your face and help loosen you up. If…

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January 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Free with General Admission South Coast Fuchsia Society members, Jackie Coppin, Marsha Hopwood and David Morse, will discuss fuchsia care and culture. They will demonstrate propagation from cuttings, training fuchsias to forms including baskets, trees and trellises and pruning techniques to improve appearance and maximize blossoms.

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January 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free with Membership or General Admission Join master gardener, Liza Go, in the Garden’s Rare Fruit Tree collection for an orchard talk and demonstration on properly pruning exotic fruit trees. These are fruit trees that are non-California natives, like passion fruit, citrus and fig trees. This workshop is perfect for those with fruit trees in need of some extra love. Bring your questions and even photos of your trees. Advanced registration recommended. Please call Visitor Services at (424) 452-0920 Ext.…

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January 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free with Membership or General Admission Shiver me timbers! Prepare to set yer sails through the Garden on a swashbuckling family adventure. But, keep yer land lubbin’ eyes open, for ye never know what surprises await! Learn about thee Garden’s most valuable treasure — fertilizer. Use yer spy glass to observe parrots, thee famous pirate sidekicks who also happen to call our Garden home, dig fer evidence of hidden treasure and find thee REAL pirates…

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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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February 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Free with Membership or General Admission Join the Palos Verdes/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.

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February 18, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until March 25, 2019

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

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Help create memories for our visiting public and school children and learn how to tell the Garden’s many stories  by becoming a volunteer guide. We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers  who can inspire a positive experience for our visitors. Interested individuals must feel at ease giving presentations and working in front of a wide variety of visitors. Attendance at all training sessions is required. To sign up, please contact Darlene at DLackey@parks.lacounty.gov.

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$25.00 – $29.00

PAPER POPPIES WORKSHOP

February 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 27, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. $25 Members | $29 Nonmembers Make your own paper flowers in this two-session workshop with one of our expert crafters. Spend time in the Garden to admire the real poppies in bloom this time of year, and then create your own California and Icelandic varieties from crepe paper, book pages and sheet music. Participants will enjoy a botanical discussion, see how poppies are represented in fine art and see demonstrations on illustrating flower parts. You’ll…

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February 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free with Membership or General Admission Muster the right combination of brains, brawn and teamwork to win this race that will require the whole family to succeed! Team up with your “wolf pack” and take part in physical challenges and solve riddles to learn about wild animals who live in groups. Your greatest resource will be each other as you circle the Garden. As you round the finish, settle in for a bring-your-own picnic or…

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