Calendar

Oct
20
Wed
Birding with Wild Birds @ White Point Nature Reserve
Oct 20 @ 8:30 AM

Join Wild Birds Unlimited for a fun guided walk with an expert birder. Try to spot a burrowing owl or listen for the call of the endangered gnat-catcher at White Point Preserve in San Pedro. All ages welcome. Binoculars supplied for beginners.

Preserve Brochure (PDF):

White Point Trail Brochure

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NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
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Oct
23
Sat
Habitat Restoration @ Madrona Marsh
Oct 23 @ 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM

BirdWould you like to help create and learn about different habitats? Help Mardona Marsh Preserve by removing non-native plants, replace them with locally grown native plants, and pick up trash left at the Preserve. Soon, the work you will have done will attract many birds, butterflies and other insects!

Open to adults and students 14 years and older. Children between the ages of 14-18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Participants must arrive on time and wear close-toed shoes. Snacks and drinks provided at 10:30 a.m.

To apply to be a Habitat Restoration volunteer, please download and complete: Volunteer Application for Restoration (PDF).

More about Mardona Marsh Preserve here.

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
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Nature Hike @ Madrona Marsh
Oct 23 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

BirdExplore the Madrona Marsh Preserve with a trained docent. All ages are welcome.

Additional information about Mardona Marsh Preserve.

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
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Oct
24
Sun
Nature Hike @ Madrona Marsh
Oct 24 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

BirdExplore the Madrona Marsh Preserve with a trained docent. All ages are welcome.

Additional information about Mardona Marsh Preserve.

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
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Walking Tour of Downtown Torrance @ Torrance Historical Society & Museum
Oct 24 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Old Town TorranceEvery fourth Sunday of the month- May though October.

Tour leaves promptly at 1:30 p.m. from the steps of the Museum and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Wear comfortable walking shoes. The tour covers about eight blocks. FREE – donations accepted.

The docent led tour begins at the Torrance Historical Society & Museum and will point out many of the historic sites and landmarks of Old Torrance. Guests will also learn about:

  • What’s in the Torrance Memorial Time capsule (located in the Museum)
  • What three Torrance properties are on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Where the new Centennial Time Capsule Plaza is placed
  • The original street names of “Torrance Boulevard” and “Post Avenue”
  • What famous artist was commissioned to paint a mural on the side of the Employment Development Department building
  • About the explosion that helped start Torrance
  • Why the first homes built for the executives were rented, not sold
  • What building was originally intended for the site where Torrance High School now stands
  • How Torrance broke away from the Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Why Torrance does not have a cemetery

The tour is an easy, but brisk walk covering eight blocks – the walk is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. It’s open to the public and requires no reservations. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. You’re invited to bring your camera and a friend!

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

Oct
27
Wed
Birding with Wild Birds @ George F. Canyon
Oct 27 @ 8:30 AM

Join expert birder, Bob, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Redondo Beach, to search for the winged creatures that make George F Canyon their home. Free and appropriate for all ages. Binoculars supplied for beginners. No dogs on bird walks, please. Reservations recommended.

Preserve Brochure (PDF):

Brochure

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

 

Oct
30
Sat
Habitat Restoration @ Madrona Marsh
Oct 30 @ 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM

BirdWould you like to help create and learn about different habitats? Help Mardona Marsh Preserve by removing non-native plants, replace them with locally grown native plants, and pick up trash left at the Preserve. Soon, the work you will have done will attract many birds, butterflies and other insects!

Open to adults and students 14 years and older. Children between the ages of 14-18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Participants must arrive on time and wear close-toed shoes. Snacks and drinks provided at 10:30 a.m.

To apply to be a Habitat Restoration volunteer, please download and complete: Volunteer Application for Restoration (PDF).

More about Mardona Marsh Preserve here.

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

Nov
2
Tue
Tour de Torrance @ Madrona Marsh
Nov 2 @ 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

BirdJoin Audubon leader Ron Melin and friends on a ramble around a great local birding area.

Identify the different species of birds at the Madrona Marsh Preserve as well as other parks throughout the city of Torrance. This program occurs every 1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday of every month from 8:30am – 10am. All are welcome to attend this walk. Free! Donations accepted.

Additional information about Mardona Marsh Preserve.

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
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Nov
4
Thu
Tyke Nature Hike @ Madrona Marsh
Nov 4 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Tyke Nature Hike @ Madrona Marsh | Torrance | California | United States

For ages 3 months – 6 years old. Hey Kids, bring your favorite adult!

Hike on the Madrona Marsh Preserve while listening for birds, looking for frogs, and learning about nature.

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

Nov
6
Sat
Habitat Restoration @ Madrona Marsh
Nov 6 @ 8:45 AM – 12:00 PM

BirdWould you like to help create and learn about different habitats? Help Mardona Marsh Preserve by removing non-native plants, replace them with locally grown native plants, and pick up trash left at the Preserve. Soon, the work you will have done will attract many birds, butterflies and other insects!

Open to adults and students 14 years and older. Children between the ages of 14-18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. Participants must arrive on time and wear close-toed shoes. Snacks and drinks provided at 10:30 a.m.

To apply to be a Habitat Restoration volunteer, please download and complete: Volunteer Application for Restoration (PDF).

More about Mardona Marsh Preserve here.

 

NOTE: It is always a good idea to verify date, time, location and other information prior to going. While we strive to present information as accurately as possible, event details may change at any time. Always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.