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LOS ANGELES RECREATION Calendar
Current Recreation Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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09/17/2019
"CHUCANTI: ONE MAN'S QUEST TO SAVE A CLOUD FORERST" PRESENTED BY GUIDO BERGUIDO

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wanted to see Panama? Guido Berguido, birder and conservationist, takes you on an amazing quest to preserve a cloud forest. Come one, come all. ....

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09/22/2019
CITYRACE: INSIDE LITTLE TOKYO

244 San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-689-3229 - $35.00 - In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players must utilize their skills to solve a challenging series of clues leading them on a 3-hour hunt through one of southern California's many div ....

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09/28/2019
PLANT SALE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - The South Coast chapter of the California Native Plant Society (SCCNPS) will be at the Madrona Marsh Nature Center for their annual plant sale. ....

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10/04/2019 to 10/06/2019
OJAI HERITAGE GATHERING AT OJAI VALLEY INN

905 Country Club Rd Ojai, CA 93023 (833) 226-7396 - 1250 - Furthering its reputation as a leader in luxury resort experiences that capture the essence of the destination, Ojai Valley Inn announces the premiere of The Ojai Heritage Gathering, an experiential ....

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10/12/2019
TURTLE AND TORTOISE DAY

3201 Plaza Del Amo. Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - The California Turtle and Tortoise Society will present a pet adoption event. Come and learn how to care for them. Purchases for adoption will be available. ....

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10/26/2019
MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Now is the time to give back to the community? Please join friends and neighbors as you help restore the Preserve. Participants 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. ....

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10/03/2019 to 11/03/2019
NIGHTS OF THE JACK

26800 West Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, CA 91302 - $27 for adults (13 years old and up) and $22 for children (3-12 years old) - Nights Of The Jack is more than your traditional Halloween attraction. Vast grounds of intricately hand-carved and illuminated pumpkins will welcome visitors as they make their way through the half-m ....

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11/06/2019
SENIOR STROLL

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered what treasures are hidden on the Madrona Marsh Preserve? Come and discover the amazing wonders of nature. ....

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11/06/2019
SENIOR STROLL

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered what treasures are hidden on the Madrona Marsh Preserve? Come and discover the amazing wonders of nature. ....

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11/16/2019
NIGHT HIKE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - $ 5l00 per person / $ 10.00 per family - Have you ever wondered what happens in nature as the sun sets and dusk turns into night. Come discover the sounds of animals and insects as they begin their nightly activities. This walk is limited t ....

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12/07/2019
2019 JINGLE BELL RUN ORANGE COUNTY/INLAND EMPIRE

598 Santana Way 9493772173 - 25 - Jingle Bell Run is the original festive 5K with a purpose: to raise money for a cure! Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure ....

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12/15/2019
CITYRACE: OLD PASADENA HOLIDAY HUNT

85 E Holly St, Pasadena, CA 91103 213-689-3229 - $35.00 - In CityRace Urban Adventure Hunts, teams of 2 to 4 players must utilize their skills to solve a challenging series of clues leading them on a 3-hour hunt through one of southern California's many div ....

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10/01/2019 to 12/31/2019
NATURE WALK

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Yes, Nature Walk has moved. Come and enjoy a docent led walk every 2nd Saturday followed by the ensuing Sunday. A docent will guide you as you discover resident and visiting birds. ....

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09/15/2019 to 12/31/2019
ESCAPE ROOM LA-ATLANTIS

120 E. 8th St. Suite 100 Los Angeles, CA 90014 232-364-7467 - $33-$39 - Escape Room LA games are live-action adventures where you’ll race to solve clues and puzzles and escape before your time runs out! You’ll be immersed in extraordinary environments, from a 1940’s d ....

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04/03/2019 to 12/31/2019
AUDUBON BIRD WALK

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered about the secrets that nature holds? Join us in discovering these mysteries. This program occurs the 4th Saturday of every month. Wear enclosed shoes. ....

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04/03/2019 to 12/31/2019
PROPAGATION SOCIETY

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered how to give back to the environment? Join in restoring the surrounding habitats to their native condition. This program occurs every Thursday unless cancelled by extreme weathe ....

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02/13/2019 to 12/31/2019
NATURE WALK

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Come and enjoy a docent led walk every 4th Saturday of the month followed be the ensuing Sunday. A docent will guide you as you explore resident and visiting birds. ....

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02/13/2019 to 12/31/2019
BIRDS OF MADRONA

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Bob Shanman leads this exciting tour of the South Bay as you discover new hot birding spots. All levels of bird knowledge welcome. ....

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02/07/2019 to 12/31/2019
TYKE HIKE, AGES 3 MONTHS - 6 YEARS

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered about the amazing things nature offers you? Come for a docent led walk the 1st Thursday of every month. You will have the opportunity to explore our Native Garden while on this ....

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02/06/2019 to 12/31/2019
EXPLORING THE HENRIETTA BASIN

Henrietta Basin North Gate on Henrietta Street, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Explore the Henrietta Basin the 3rd Saturday of every month for a docent led tour.Meet at the Henrietta Basin, north gate, located across from West High School. ....

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01/02/2019 to 12/31/2019
FRIDAY FUN, AGES 3-6

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - This program emphasizes respect and preservation of nature and animals. Kids (and parents) will learn a lot about nature with story time, arts and crafts. You will have a hands-on experience with ins ....

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03/27/2019 to 01/04/2020
HABITAT RESTORATION

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wanted to give back to the environment? Here is your opportunity to enhance the Preserve back to its natural habitat. Please arrive at 8:45 A.M. This program goes from 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 ....

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03/27/2019 to 01/04/2020
HABITAT RESTORATION

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wanted to give back to the environment? Here is your opportunity to enhance the Preserve back to its natural habitat. Please arrive at 8:45 A.M. This program goes from 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 ....

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08/21/2019 to 12/31/2020
"AN ISLAND OF WILDERNESS IN THE CITY"

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Visit the Madrona Marsh Nature Center and Preserve for a unique experience. The Madrona Marsh Preserve is one of the last remaining vernal marshes in California. Discover the educational values that ....

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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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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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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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SANTA MONICA PIER

Santa Monica Pier, CA 90401 (310) 458-8900 - On the pier: the famous Carousel, Pacific Park amusement rides, arcades, street entertainers and fishing. On the beach: swim, get a tan and bike or skate on the bike path. There is fee based parking ....

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