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LOS ANGELES PARKS & GARDENS Calendar
Current Parks & Gardens Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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02/21/2017
IKEBANA FLORAL DESIGN

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274 - $90 members / $105 non-members - Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of floral arranging. Yumiko Kikkawa teaches the mechanics of manipulation and the observation of materials for their best usage in gaining an oriental view on flor ....

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02/22/2017
MORNING BLISS YOGA

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274 - $80 members / $95 non-members - Join us for “The Body, Mind and Spirit Connection” series for a weekday escape as Nicole leads us through yoga sets to energize, strengthen and rejuvenate the body and soul. A wonderful benefit for ....

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02/25/2017
YOGA IN THE GARDEN

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274 - $80 members / $95 non-members - Join us for the “Awaken the Treasure Within” series as we deepen our gratitude for life, nature and self through yogic breath, movement and meditation. A wonderful benefit for the body and mind whe ....

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02/26/2017
THE CORELLI ENSEMBLE CONCERT: VIVA VIVALDI

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274 - Included with garden admission - Garden admission will include this family perfect concert which will take place in the Frances Young Hall. Donations are appreciated. A portion of the proceeds from all donations to the Corelli Ensem ....

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02/28/2017
IKEBANA FLORAL DESIGN

26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274 - $90 members / $105 non-members - Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of floral arranging. Yumiko Kikkawa teaches the mechanics of manipulation and the observation of materials for their best usage in gaining an oriental view on flor ....

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01/01/2017 to 12/31/2017
TOUR DE' TORRANCE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Ever wondered how to identify the different species of birds throughout the city? This tour occurs the First, Third, and Fifth Tuesday of every month. Come and enjoy others who enjoy looking for bird ....

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MOTHER NATURE'S BACKYARD GARDEN

Access through Arthur Johnson Park, 1200 West 170th Street, Gardena, CA 90247 (310) 217-0681 - FREE - Mother Nature's Backyard Garden is a water-wise, life-friendly garden located in the Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve in Gardena. It looks like a local backyard. The garden features over 100 differen ....

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LEAD CHILDREN’S NATURE WALKS AT FRANKLIN CANYON PARK - FREE TRAINING

2600 Franklin Canyon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 310-858-7272 x115 - FREE - Lead Children’s Nature Walks at Franklin Canyon Park - Free Training Begins Wednesday, Sept. 9! Share your love of nature with children by leading guided nature walks at Franklin Canyon Park. Spend ....

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DE LUZ FARMS AND NURSERY

22250 Corte Bonita Temecula, CA 92590 951-693-0272 - Barry and I visited the De Luz Farms and Nursery this past Saturday. It is an organic farm in the De Luz area of Temecula. They have approximately 12 acres of grapefruit, guavas, avocados, oranges an ....

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MYRTLE CREEK NURSERY

2940 Reche Road Fallbrook, CA 92028 (760) 728-5340 - Barry and I decided to explore Route US 395 this past weekend. We went to this most wonderful nursery. Neither one of us had ever seen anything like it. It is a turn of the century farm and has been ....

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BURTON W. CHACE PARK

13650 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey CA 310-822-8530 - - Burton W. Chace Park offers multi-purpose rooms, picnic tables, barbecues, pergolas, picnic shelters, outdoor programs, great harbor viewing areas, guest docks, and is host to numerous year-round eve ....

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QUAIL BOTANICAL GARDENS

230 Quail Gardens Drive Encinitas 92024 about 20 minutes north of San Diego 760.436.3036 - - Located 20 minutes north of San Diego in Encinitas, California, Quail Botanical Gardens features over 35 acres of exhibits, including rare bamboo groves, desert gardens, a tropical rainforest, Califo ....

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CALIFORNIA CITRUS STATE HISTORIC PARK RIVERSIDE

Corner of Van Buren Blvd. and Dufferin Avenue Parking is $4.00 per vehicle. (909) 780-6222 - - Last weekend we did a road trip for the day in Riverside. We started out at the California Citrus State Historic Park. The replica of a big orange fruit stand on the corner of Van Buren and Dufferin ....

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SIERRA CLUB GUIDE TO URBAN GARDENS

- - In Los Angeles and Southern California there are many amazing and exotic gardens just waiting to be discovered. Walking through downtown galleries Angelino's and Visitors alike will find tucked away ....

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SANTA ROSA PLATEAU ECOLOGICAL RESERVE

39400 Clinton Keith Road Murrieta CA Clinton Keith Road exit off the 215 in Murrieta 951-677-6951 - - The Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve is open every day from sunrise until sunset and the Visitor Center is open on weekends from 9 to 5, and on Thursday and Friday from 10 to 4. Day use fees are ....

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TREEPEOPLE

12601 Mulholland Drive Beverly Hills, Ca. 90210 parking lot off of Mulholland Drive and Coldwater Canyon between Beverly Hills and Studio City (818) 753-4866 - - "People need trees and trees need people" is the mantra at TreePeople. Trees provide beauty, shade, improve air and water quality, increase property values and decrease crime. Katura Reynolds, the Ou ....

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LA CACTUS & SUCCULENT SOCIETY MONTHLY MEETINGS

16633 Magnolia Ave., Encino, CA 91436 818-891-0330 - We invite you to attend our monthly meetings and have some fun! 1st Thurs of every month at 7:00 pm. Place: Sepulveda Garden Ctr, 16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino, CA 91316. Increase your knowledge of c More ....

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BRAND PARK

1601 W Mountain St, Glendale, CA 91201 In Brand Park (818) 548-2051 - Glendale's Brand Park has all the typical park features, ball fields, walking and hiking paths, etc. It also is the location of the Doctor's House, a restoration of one of the older homes in Glendale
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ROCKY OAKS

Entrance on Mullholland Hwy off Kanan Rd. Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area - Rocky Oaks Ranch was a working cattle ranch with barns, sheds and farm equipment for 30 years prior to the destruction caused by the 1978 Agoura fire. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation A
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PT. FERMIN PARK AND LIGHTHOUSE

807 Paseo Del Mar San Pedro, CA 90731 - - A 37 acre scenic park overlooking the ocean in the Los Angeles San Pedro harbor area. It is also the site of the Point Fermin Lighthouse. Tours are available on Tues - Sunday afternoons 1-4pm. They a ....

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AUDUBON CENTER DEBS PARK

4599 Griffin Ave Los Angeles, CA 90031 Audubon Center Debs Park - walking distance from the Gold Line Southwest Museum station 323.221.2255 - An environmental education center and ecological monitoring program within the nearly 300-acre city park, located on the border of Highland Park and Montecito Heights between Dodger Stadium and South ....

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SEPULVEDA BASIN OFF-LEASH DOG PARK

White Oak and Victory blvd. Van Nuys CA - This large Off-leash dog park has a separate area for small and timid dogs. Enter parking on Victory Blvd.
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LOS ANGELES CITY DOG PARKS

- Here is a link to city off-leash dog parks: www.laparks.org/info/dogparks.htm
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THE CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE BOTANIC GARDEN

Biology Department 18111 Nordhoff Street Northridge, CA 91330-8303 818 677-3496 - A 2 acre facility, open to the public and offering tours to schools.The Cal State University Northridge Botanic Garden is open weekdays 8:00 am - 4:45 pm and closed on weekends and holidays. The publ
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SEPULVEDA WILDLIFE AREA

Woodley Ave. north of Burbank Blvd and west of 405 freeway - - The Sepulveda Wildlife Area, located off of Woodley Ave. and Burbank Blvd. may be the best place in Los Angeles for bird watching especially October - March. ....

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MISSION SAN FERNANDO MEMORY GARDEN

Across the street from Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana (15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd. Mission - - Across the street from Mission San Fernando is Brand Park and the Missions Memory Garden. The garden plots along the south wall contain representative plants from each of the California missions. Arb ....

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THE JAPANESE GARDEN

6100 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, California, 91406 818 756 8166 - The Japanese Garden is an oasis in the midst of the busy San Fernando Valley. This authentic 61/2 acre Japanese Garden was conceived and created by D
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LOS ANGELES COUNTY ARBORETUM AND BOTANIC GARDEN

301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007 across from Santa Anita Race Track (626) 821-3222 - 127 acre botanical gardens and historical site. Open daily 9am - 5pm
Admission $6
Students/Seniors $4
Children 5-12 $1.50
Free parking
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THE HUNTINGTON LIBRARY AND GARDENS

1151 Oxford Road San Marino, CA 91108 (626) 405-2100 - Library, art collection and gardens. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Ara
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