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LOS ANGELES RECREATION Calendar
Current Recreation Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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04/04/2020
SPRING EGG-STRAVAGENZA

32012 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - It's a Spring Egg-stravagenza! Join us in celebration of animals that hatch from eggs. Participate in a docent guided scavenger hunt, arts & crafts and many other exciting events. Come meet our anima ....

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04/04/2020
NO RESTORATION

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Restoration this week has been cancelled due to the "Egg-stravagenza" at the Madrona Marsh The Madrona Marsh invites you to attend The "Egg-stravagenza". Restoration will resume next week, April 11, ....

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04/25/2020 to 04/05/2020
TURTLE AND TORTOISE DAY

Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 905033201 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered the difference between a turtle and a tortoise? The Turtle and Tortoise Society will be here to share their knowledge and have them available for adoption. They will share how ....

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04/06/2020 to 04/10/2020
THE HELP GROUP KIDS LIKE ME SPRING BREAK CAMP

13164 Burbank Blvd 8187787140 - $330-$650 - The Help Group camps provide safe and enriching environments for children, teens, and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. There are five unique day camps offered which ....

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04/12/2020
HOLLYWOOD EASTER FESTIVAL AND EGG HUNT! SUNDAY 12 APRIL - 11 AM - 4 PM

4810 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, 90027, United States 323-953-3206 - General Admission: USD 0.00 - THE 2nd ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT AND FESTIVAL! EASTER SUNDAY – April 12th, 2020 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in our North Parking Lot on Sunset Blvd. Families love this ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT with over 10 ....

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04/18/2020
EARTH DAY HABITAT RESTORATION

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Celebrate Earth Day by helping to enhance the beauty of the Madrona Marsh Preserve. Join others in restoring the Preserve to its natural habitat. Please call the Nature Center at 310-782-3989, Tuesda ....

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03/25/2020 to 04/19/2020
MADRONA MARSH PRESERVE AND NATURE CENTER CLOSURES

3201 Plaza Del Amo 310-782-3989 - Free - The Madrona Marsh staff and volunteers sadly announce the closure of the Madrona Marsh Preserve until further notice by the city. The decision to close the Preserve was made in an effort to preserve ....

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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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01/08/2020 to 01/08/2021
HABITAT RESTORATION

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-783-3989 - Free - Have you ever wanted to give back to the community? Here is a chance to restore the Preserve. This community service learning project is available to everyone, 14 and under must be accompanied by an ....

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01/08/2020 to 01/08/2021
NATURE STORIES AND CRAFTS, AGES 2 - 5

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Donations Accepted - This class occurs the 2nd Thursday of every month and is for ages 2 - 5. Children get to experience nature through stories, crafts and a short walk on the preserve. Preregistration is required due to ....

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01/15/2020 to 01/15/2021
FRIDAY FUN, AGES 3 -6

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Donations Accepted - This hands-on program begins in the classroom with a story and a craft. A tour follows related to the topic of the week emphasizing respect for all living creatures. Pre-registration begins Tuesday a ....

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01/22/2020 to 01/22/2021
NATURE WALK

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Enjoy a docent led walk as you discover resident and visiting birds. A new experience awaits you every month. Pre-registration recommended at 310-782-3989. ....

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01/22/2020 to 01/22/2021
TOUR DE TORRANCE

3201 Plaza Del Amo, Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Have you ever wondered where the birds of the South Bay live? Join birders in discovering where they hide while learning how to identify them. All levels welcome. ....

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01/23/2020 to 01/23/2021
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 explore new hot birding spots. All levels of birding knowledge welcome. ....

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01/23/2020 to 01/23/2021
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 native habitats to their native condition. This program occurs every Thursday unless cancelled by extreme ....

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02/19/2020 to 02/19/2021
EXPLORING HENNRIETTA SUMP

20816 Hennrietta , Torrance, 90503 310-782-3989 - Free - Explore the wonders of the Henrietta Sump. A trained docent will guide you as you discover the amazing wonders in your own backyard. Meet at the Basin's North gate on Hennrietta Street across from We ....

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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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SHERMAN OAKS CASTLE PARK

4989 SEPULVEDA BLVD. SHERMAN OAKS, CA 91403 (818) 756-9459 - Miniature golf, batting cages and acade games. Part of the L.A. Parks system. Open everyday. ....

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KENNETH HAHN STATE RECREATION AREA

4100 South La Cienega Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90056 Baldwin Hills (323) 298-3660 - - A great park, nestled in the hills with the drills off of La Cienega in the Baldwin Hills area. Spectacular views of Downtown L.A. and most of the rest of the city as well. It has a fishing lake (5 c ....

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DEEP SEA SPORTFISHING

309 Palm St Suite A, Newport Beach, CA, 92661 55 south will turn into Newport Blvd. Newport Blvd becomes Balboa Blvd. Turn left on Palm St. Left (949) 675-0551 - Newport Landing offers deep sea sportfishing excursions. Monday-Friday there is a 9am-3pm half day trip which cost $36 for adults and $29 for seniors or children (under 12). Saturday and Sunday we of ....

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CHANNEL ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK

1901 Spinnaker Dr Ventura, CA Channel Islands National Park Visitor Center (805) 658-5700 - Channel Islands National Park is comprised of five islands in a chain of eight islands off the coast of Ventura. Over 2,000 species of plants and animals can be found within the park. One hundred and ....

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WILL ROGERS STATE HISTORIC PARK

1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Plsds, CA 90272 310-454-8212, ext. 103 - - Will Rogers, the famous actor/movie star, philospher and radio personality built this ranch in the Pacifc Palisades during the 1920's. The ranch and surrounding property was given to the state of Cal ....

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SEPULVEDA BASIN RECREATION AREA

Balboa and Victory blvd. Van Nuys CA Northwest of 405 & 101 junction. Bordered by Woodley Ave., Victory Blvd., Whiteoak Ave. and Burbank - - The Sepulveda basin is home to bike paths, walking trails, Lake Balboa, a wildlife area, an off-leash dog park, as well as tennis, golf and other sporting facilities. ....

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A GUIDE TO LOS ANGELES BIKE PATHS

All over the LA Area - go to the website for maps - - If you are interested in bicycling in the greater LA area BicyleLA is a great source for the latest information about bike paths, transit on Metro and LADOT, and bicycling events. ....

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LA EQUESTRIAN CENTER

4800 Riverside Drive, Burbank CA (323) 840-9063 - Horseback riding, horse shows and other equestrian events. At the north end of Griffith Park.
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