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LOS ANGELES RECREATION Calendar
Current Recreation Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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01/21/2017
THE HELP GROUP’S MAD SCIENTIST TEEN SOCIAL EVENT

13164 Burbank Blvd. 8187787140 - $25 - On Saturday, January 21st, we are inviting teens ages 13 to 17 with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs to join us for our Mad Scientist event! Participants will spend the afternoon enga ....

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01/21/2017
NIGHT HIKE ON THE PRESERVE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - 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. Join us for our first N ....

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01/19/2017 to 01/22/2017
LOS ANGELES BOAT SHOW

1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768 - $15 for adults; youth 12 and younger accompanied by an adult, and active military free. - The Los Angeles Boat Show takes place January 19-22, 2017 at Fairplex in Pomona (1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA 91768). TheLos Angeles Boat Show is the ultimate destination for boating and outdoor ....

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01/28/2017
"MARVELS OF MADRONA" BY DINUK MAGAMMANA

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Dinuk Magammana presents "Marvels of the Marsh", an exhibit of paintings. The artist reception will be Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 1:00 - 3:30 p.m. The exhibit will be on display beginning Tuesda ....

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01/29/2017
FRIENDS OF MADRONA MARSH ANNUAL MEETING

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Join the Friends Of Madrona Marsh for their annual meeting. This is an exciting opportunity to discover the benefits that the Madrona Marsh offers the surrounding community. ....

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01/04/2017 to 01/31/2017
ESCAPEDOM

1373 Westwood Boulevard (424) 256-5093 - 28.00 per person - Unique live escape room experience in west Los Angeles. You and your friends can save the world in sixty minutes or less. We have two different rooms that create incredible immersive experience. You ....

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02/04/2017
STAR PARTY

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Discover the what is in the amazing winter night sky. The moon, Venus, Mars and the Orion Nebula will be this months focus. ....

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02/25/2017
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 Preserve 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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02/25/2017
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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01/09/2017 to 03/03/2017
THE HELP GROUP’S AFTER-SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

4160 Grand View Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90066 310-751-1486 - $225-$400 - The Help Group’s Kids Like Me program offers a number of after-school enrichment classes for children and teens with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. Each class, which runs for a to ....

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01/09/2017 to 03/03/2017
THE HELP GROUP’S AFTER-SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

13164 Burbank Blvd. 8188083136 - $225-$400 - The Help Group’s Kids Like Me program offers a number of after-school enrichment classes for children and teens with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. Each class, which runs for a to ....

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03/11/2017
"LANDSCAPES OF MADRONA" ARTIST RECEPTION

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Patrick Osborne's, photography exhibit, "Landscapes of Madrona", artist reception offers you the chance to meet the artist on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. His photography will be on ....

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04/01/2017
STAR PARTY

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Ever wondered what's in the night sky? Come and observe the fascinating wonders of Jupiter and the Moon. All ages welcome. ....

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04/18/2017
THE WONDERS OF WILDFLOWERS WITH TONY BAKER

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance. 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Explore the amazing world of California Native wildflowers with Tony Baker. Discover their beauty and how they can enhance your garden. ....

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04/22/2017
EARTH DAY RESTORATION

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Are you interested in learning about native plants on the Preserve? Join others in giving back to the environment by planting native plants and cleaning up rubble helping to enhance the beauty of the ....

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01/01/2017 to 12/31/2017
HABITAT RESTORATION

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - This program is best for all ages and is designed for High School and College Students needing service hours. No Court Ordered Participants Please. ....

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01/01/2017 to 12/31/2017
EXPLORING THE HENRIETTA BASIN

20816 Henrietta Street, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Explore the Henrietta Sump, the third Saturday of every month, on a docent led walk. Meet at the Henrietta Basin, North gate, located across from West High School. This is a chance to learn about the ....

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01/01/2017 to 12/31/2017
NATURE WALK

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - This guided tour of the Madrona Marsh Preserve occurs every fourth weekend of every month. Learn about the flora and fauna that live in our captivating vernal Marsh. You will see how living things in ....

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01/01/2017 to 12/31/2017
AUDUBON BIRD WALK

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - This bird walk occurs the 4th Saturday of every month. Join us for an early morning bird walk on the Preserve. Increase your birding skills and learn about our local residents and seasonal migrant bi ....

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01/01/2017 to 12/31/2017
THE BIRDS OF MADRONA

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Bob Shanman will guide you on an amazing journey into the wonderful world of birds the Second Tuesday of every month. Whether you are a beginner or an avid birder you will have fun learning and disco ....

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CYCLING GROUP (AND OTHER FUN EVENTS!)

- - Southern California Cycling Group (and other fun events!) is a non-profit group for bicycle riding and other fun events. Our bike rides are primarily on bicycle paths such as the Los Angeles River, B ....

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WESTERN RIDING LESSONS/RICK BAER TRAINING STABLES

18381 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648 714-842-3011 - please call for quotes - Western Riding Lessons & Western Horse Training. Specializing in Reining & starting yearlings/colt horses for most disciplines. Custom riding lessons available for novice non-pro through advanced rid ....

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UNIQUE ADVENTURES IN PUBLIC PARKS

2600 Franklin Canyon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 310-858-7272 ext 115 - Experience your “big backyard.” The Santa Monica Mountains are home to a rich variety of animals, plants, and experiences waiting for you to discover. A professional naturalist will guide you throu More ....

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WANT YOUR OWN NATURALIST FOR YOUR NEXT PARTY IN THE PARK?

2600 Franklin Canyon Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 310-858-7272 ext 115 - Enjoy the private side of nature with your own MRCA naturalist program at one of our parks! We offer private nature and campfire programs for birthdays, special groups, or to help scouts earn their b ....

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"RUNNING FROM THE PAPARAZZI" RUNNING TOUR

N. Santa Monica Boulevard and Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 310-246-1418 - - Put on Your Shades, and Get Going With Off ‘N Running Tours Off ‘N Running Tours, founded in 1994, offers their latest tour, “Running from the Paparazzi”. We invite you to experience an exciting ....

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HORSEBACK RIDING TRAIL RIDES IN SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS

2623 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Topanga, 90230 8185912032 - We offer guided trail rides for all skill levels. Our ranch is beautifully situated at the top ridge of the Santa Monica Mountains which joins Topanga to Malibu. You will be able to see 80 miles out ....

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EVERYCHILD FOUNDATION UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBLE PLAYGROUND

2400 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90007 (213) 742-1000 - Located on the Orthopaedic Medical Center campus, this park is open to the public 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day of the year. Parking entrance is located on 23rd St., between Flower St. and Grand Ave. Pe More ....

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HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS

1370 S. Sanderson Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806 866-468-2754 - Our horsemanship classes are much more than riding lessons. You'll learn the fundamentals of horsemanship including care of the horse, tack, ground work and a wide range of riding skills. We welcome ....

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VENTURA VISITORS CENTER

101 S. California Street, Ventura, CA 93001 805-648-2075 - Large beautiul visitor center featuring information on hotels, events and attractions in Ventura and the surrounding area. Don't miss the high definition footage of the Channel Islands National Park ....

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