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03/10/2016
GAIA'S DOMINIONS

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - The Inquisitive Naturalists will be looking at Gaia's newly discovered ecosystems. A close examination of the subdivisions of the biosphere and how they relate to each other and especially how they r ....

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05/04/2016
MAY THE FUNK BE WITH YOU

102 Pine Ave Long Beach, CA 90802 562-435-2000 - $10.00 - Wednesday May 4th at Federal Bar in Long Beach, CA - Presenting: May The Funk Be With You With music from Zach Alwin & Duck Funk , Leather Tramp, The Black Noise, Paisley Shades, Bootleg Orchestra, C ....

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05/02/2016 to 05/05/2016
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY FOR KIDS, AGES 7 - 12

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $ 40.00 per person - This is an exciting opportunity with Dinuk to use photography to capture and appreciate the beauty of nature. ....

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05/05/2016
4TH ANNUAL GIRLS NIGHT OUT

20700 Avalon Blvd. Carson 90746 3103666629 - General: $10, VIP: $25 - Join us at our 4th ANNUAL GIRLS NIGHT OUT benefitting the Carson Station Sheriff Support Foundation and the local Fire Department Explorer Program
Seven days a week, you run the world… but for one n ....


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05/07/2016
MARY KATHARINE BRANDEGEE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Connie Vadheim, professor at California State University Dominguez Hills, will discuss the impact that Mary Katharine Brandegee, has had on the botanical world. She has discovered several species of ....

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05/07/2016
NIGHT HIKE ON THE PRESERVE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $ 5.00 per person / $ 10.00 per family - Visit the Madrona Marsh as the sun sets and day gradually fades into night. Observe and listen to the sounds of the animals and insects as they begin their nightly activities. ....

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05/07/2016
FREE - PIANO INFORMATION SESSION

1603 Aviation Boulevard Suite 1, Redondo Beach, CA 90278 310-376-8646 - FREE - What is a “Free Introductory Session”? A Free Introductory Session is a chance to learn more about Simply Music – the amazing piano and keyboard program that offers a breakthrough in music educati ....

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05/07/2016
MEMORIES OF MOTHER CELEBRATORY TEA

3330 Lomita Blvd, Torrance 310-784-3751 - Donations Welcome, Reservation Required - MEMORIES OF MOTHER CELEBRATORY TEA
On Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2 p.m., Torrance Memorial Medical Center will host a high tea to honor the memory of the mother figure in your life. The event includes ....


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05/07/2016
THE ANNUAL VILLAGER AWARDS

701 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, 90831 562-645-6015 - $75 per person - This premier awards events starts at 11:30a.m. and ends at 3:30 pm
Donation: $75 per person
This is a fundraising event that honors exemplars of "Lifting as we Climb" and serves as an extension of o ....


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05/08/2016
MUMS & MUGS - MOTHER'S DAY 2016

406 E 1st St., Unit B, Long Beach, CA 90802 15624954362 - $75/person - This Mother's Day surprise Mom with something different! Bring your Mom and enjoy hand-building "Best Mom Ever" mugs while sipping on mimosas. You will learn how to decorate, customize, and inscribe ....

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05/08/2016
THEATRE UNDER THE GUNS ABOARD BATTLESHIP IOWA

250 S. Harbor Blvd., San Pedro, CA 90731 - $45.00 - Be a part of the inaugural, one-night only performance of William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline as Battleship IOWA presents Theatre Under the Guns on Mother’s Day, May 8. The play will take place aboard ....

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05/09/2016 to 05/12/2016
TIDES

Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, CA, 90802 5086141494 - USD 1349 - USD 3099 - IBC's 18th Annual TIDES
May 9-12, 2016
Long Beach, CA TIDES is the #1 industry forum for CMC, clinical and discovery scientists to share strategies to accelerate oligonucleotide and peptide product d ....


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05/12/2016
REMNANTS OF A BEAUTIFUL SEA, AGES 35 AND ABOVE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Changing how we perceive other biomes such as deserts will improve our perception and ways of benefiting urban ecosystems such as the Marsh. A look at restoring the ecology of the world's deserts and ....

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05/12/2016
MARY KATHARINE BRANDEGEE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Connie Vadheim, professor at California State University Dominguez Hills, will discuss the impact that Mary Katharine Brandegee has had the botanical world. She has discovered several species of plan ....

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05/12/2016
POP-PUNK LEGEND UNWRITTEN LAW AT THE FEDERAL UNDERGROUND

102 Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802 3233379042 - $20.00 - Knitting Factory Entertainment is pleased to present UNWRITTEN LAW with Krooked Treez and Black Salt Tone at The Federal Underground in Long Beach. The show is 18+ and tickets are $20: http://goo.gl/ ....

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05/13/2016
"OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS" ARTIST RECEPTION

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Randy Harwood presents a photography exhibit portraying the beauty of the Madrona Marsh starting Tuesday, April, 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. through June 3, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. We look forward to seeing yo ....

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05/14/2016
PINUP POLE SHOW

102 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802 323.744.1311 - - Classic cars, pinup girls, retro burlesque and pole champions! Our 1955-1965 inspired kustom kulture event features a classic car show and cruise-in with a cheeky, hilarious, jaw dropping pinup show ....

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05/14/2016
FRIENDS OF MADRONA MARSH ANNUAL GARDEN PARTY AND ICE CREAM SCIAL

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - The Friends of Madrona Marsh cordially invite you to attend their Annual Garden Party and Ice Cream Social. Enjoy ice cream that is made from native plants. Come and learn about the uses of native pl ....

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05/14/2016
2016 TOUR OF LONG BEACH

386 E Shoreline Dr, Long Beach, CA 90802 562-933-1670 - $0-$120 - The Memorial Medical Center Foundation invites you to one of the premiere bicycle fundraising events on the West Coast as the Tour of Long Beach returns on Saturday, May 14, 2016 to benefit pediatric ....

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05/14/2016
TOUR OF LONG BEACH

Shoreline Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802 562-933-1670 - Varies - The Tour of Long Beach returns on Saturday, May 14, 2016 to benefit pediatric cancer programs at Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. Bring the entire family for a day of fun and see for ....

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04/28/2016 to 05/16/2016
THE 39 STEPS - ADAPTED BY PATRICK BARLOW – HITCHCOCK THRILLER IN THE STYLE OF MONTY PYTHON, OPENS APR 28

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro 90731 310-512-6030 - - The 39 Steps
adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan
directed by Cylan Brown Runs: April 28 - May 19 Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and ....


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05/18/2016
CHALK PRESCHOOL ENERGIZED BY MY GYM – MANHATTAN BEACH MEET & GREET

1114 22nd Street, Manhattan Beach 90266 310-546-1700 - Free - Come meet the CHALK staff and preview the layout of the state-of-the-art facility. You'll have the opportunity to review the curriculum, examine materials, learn about the school’s unique approach t ....

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04/22/2016 to 05/21/2016
TABLE MANNERS BY ALAN AYCKBOURN – MUCH MISBEHAVING AT THE MANOR HOUSE, OPENS APR 22

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro 90731 310-512-6030 - - Table Manners
by Alan Ayckbourn
directed by Margaret Schugt Runs: April 22 – May 21 Annie's poorly conceived illicit weekend with her brother-in-law is put on hold when all the siblings (and their s ....


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05/21/2016
SHAKESPEARE ALOUD! - MEASURE FOR MEASURE

6200 E Atherton St 562-985-7000 - FREE - On a designated Saturday each month, Shakespeare Aloud will host a free reading of each of Shakespeare’s 37 plays, one per month until the entire canon is complete. Community members are warmly invi ....

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05/21/2016
16TH ANNUAL US SUMO OPEN

1250 N Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840 310-288-3641 - $25-$120 - USA Sumo brings you the 16th annual US Sumo Open, the largest sumo tournament in the world (outside of Japan), with 5,000 fans attending live. Roughly 8 TONS of sumo athletes will pour into the Walte ....

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05/21/2016
NATURE'S ORIGAMI

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of creating origami art. Richard Ruan will guide you into this fascinating world. ....

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05/21/2016
TREATING AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER USING STRUCTURED TEACCHING AND OTHER EVIDENCE-BASED INTERVENTIONS

19800 S. Vermont Avenue, Torrance, CA 90502 310-328-0276 - $175 - 220 - ....

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04/29/2016 to 05/22/2016
A WALK IN THE WOODS

330 East Seaside Way, Long Beach, 90802 (562) 436-4610 - $47-$55 - Can personal bonds bridge political chasms? John Henry Davis directs Tony Abatemarco and David Nevell in a brilliant and funny play of ideas by Lee Blessing. A Walk in the Woods opens April 29 at Int ....

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05/22/2016
A FAERY HUNT’S THE KING OF THE FAIRIES

1603 Aviation #6 Redondo Beach, CA 90278 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - Come and join A Faery Hunt’s The King of the Fairies at the Sunset Theatre Company - There is an ancient tale that when human children come to Fairyland, the King of the Faeries will soon be found. ....

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