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May
21
Sat
Family Nature Hike
May 21 @ 11:00 AM
Family Nature Hike @ Los Angeles | California | United States

View a premier example of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy‘s (PVPLC) restoration of coastal sage scrub habitat and stop at a former gun emplacement to learn about the military history of the area. Don’t miss the Nature Education Center with activities for the whole family. Moderate terrain.

3rd Saturday outdoor walks are held year round for families, groups, and individuals.  Led by naturalists, historians, and geologists, all walks are family-oriented. Dogs on leash are welcome.  Wear walking shoes with good traction and sun protection. Bring water. In case of heavy rain, walks are cancelled. No reservations required.

Additional information about White Point Nature Education Center & Preserve.

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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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May
22
Sun
Nature Hike @ Madrona Marsh
May 22 @ 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
May 22 @ 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.
 
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May
25
Wed
Birding with Wild Birds @ George F. Canyon
May 25 @ 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):

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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.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

 

May
28
Sat
Nature Hike @ Madrona Marsh
May 28 @ 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.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

May
31
Tue
Tour de Torrance @ Madrona Marsh
May 31 @ 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.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

Jun
4
Sat
Nature Walk @ George H Canyon Preserve
Jun 4 @ 11:00 AM

Wander along a willow filled canyon stream with coastal sage scrub restored habitat. Look down on the Peninsula’s rare Catalina Schist from one of the few places you can see the rock exposed.

Bring the children for an easy and educational walk in this beautiful canyon preserve. Our Naturalist will guide you through coastal sage and riparian woodland habitat to discover the unique variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and insects that make this urban wilderness their home. This walk concludes inside the Nature Education Center with a hands on exploration of our exhibits. Free and appropriate for all ages. Stroller friendly. Leashed dogs welcome. Reservations recommended. Easy to moderate.

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy hosts nature walks throughout the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Check our South Bay Events Calendar for upcoming events and hikes.

George F Canyon Preserve Bridge Crossing

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.

Jun
7
Tue
Tour de Torrance @ Madrona Marsh
Jun 7 @ 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.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

Jun
8
Wed
The Birds of Madrona @ Madrona Marsh
Jun 8 @ 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

BirdEnjoy the Birds of Madrona with a Walk with Bob Shanman, every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Bring your friends for a ramble around a great local birding area.

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.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.

Jun
11
Sat
Yoga on the Pier @ Redondo Beach Pier Octagon
Jun 11 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

FREE Yoga every 2nd Saturday on the Redondo Beach Pier!!

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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.
 
Contact us at BestoftheSouthBay@gmail.com to add your South Bay event to the calendar.