palos verdes childrens activities: PALOS VERDES 2020 WHALE WATCHING HAS RESUMED! - 07/07/20 04:36 PM
 
Point Vicente Interpretive Center had to stop its whale counting this year in March because of the corona virus. This famous landmark gives Palos Verdes homes owners a local center where they can go and watch these massive mammals off our coastline.   The season officially started on December 1, 2019, with most of the whales traveling south to Baja.  To see these magnificent creatures, there are several different local options to choose from.  Point Vicente Interpretive Center located at 31501 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, welcomes visitors to this premier whale watching site for viewing (bring binoculars).  Currently the … (1 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Beaches, Parks & Trails Are Now Open! - 05/26/20 09:06 AM

Palos Verdes homes owners are happy that the beaches, parks & trails, including the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve are now opening under the guidance from the County of Los Angeles.
Our cities are encouraging residents to participate in recreational outdoor activity in their neighborhoods. When outdoors visiting these areas, please make sure that you are mindful of your social interactions and wear a face covering. All visitors must practice physical distancing by staying 6 feet away from others not in their household. Face coverings are mandatory at beaches when out of the water, and on trailheads, parking areas, and any … (1 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: PALOS VERDES WALKING OPTIONS! - 05/20/20 09:19 AM
Palos Verdes homes owners have been waiting and hoping for the revised “Safer at Home” order that allows them more opportunity to get out and exercise.  Other news media have reported that some areas have already lifted their bans, but we have been waiting for specific news about Palos Verdes.  Good news: the City of Rancho Verdes has partially reopened six neighborhood parks on a trial bases to allow residents to have more walking opportunities.  They are:
Eastview Park (excluding the dog park) – 1700 Westmont Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes Frank A. Vanderlip Park – 6500 Seacove Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes … (1 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes AYSO Early Bird Fall 2020 Registration Is Open Online! - 04/20/20 12:20 PM

Palos Verdes AYSO Soccer (Region 10) is currently accepting early bird online registration for Fall 2020. Due to the Coronavirus the April 25, 2020, walk in registration has been cancelled, but the May 16, 2020, walk in registration date is still in effect.  The Palos Verdes Region 10 of the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) offers year round recreational and competitive youth soccer programs locally for four year olds (U5 division) all the way up to 19 year olds (U19).  Several years ago, the AYSO National changed the age divisions and it is now based on birthdays January 1 through December 31st.  The age of your … (1 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Enjoy Palos Verdes Library District’s Stay At Home Opportunities! - 04/13/20 12:19 PM

The Palos Verdes Library District has some great opportunities for children and adults. Even though the library is closed for visitors, it offers many fun & interesting things to participate in.  No matter what your age, there is something for all of us here to enjoy.  The Palos Verdes Library District is dedicated to providing online services to the community during the COVID-19 virus.  The wonderful thing about these programs is that many of the digital resources can be accessed 24/7 with your library card.  If you don’t currently have a library card, you can sign up online and it will … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Unified School District Spring Break Day Camp 2020! - 03/03/20 09:04 AM

Spring Break Camp is available for Palos Verdes Unified School District students in grades TK through 8 from March 30 through April 3, 2020, – hours are 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  This is a great opportunity for working parents to use a convenient daycare for their school age children.  The District will also allow students, who are not currently enrolled in PV Kid’s Corner, to join the program.  In order to participate, you must complete a registration packet and return it to the PV Kid’s Corner business office no later than March 20, 2020.  The business office is located at … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Favorite Palos Verdes Homes –February 18, 2020 - 03/03/20 08:37 AM
My favorite Palos Verdes Homes on the February 18, 2020, Palos Verdes real estate Broker’s Tour (17 homes had open houses today) are described below.  We currently have 143 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $1,149,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes (The low in Eastview is $1,140,000) to $27,500,000 in the city of Palos Verdes Estates.  There are 26 Palos Verdes condos/townhomes for sale priced between $385,000 and $2,245,000.  My favorite Palos Verdes homes today:
       
Kevin Pluimer’s (Compass) 4032 Via Largavista, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 3,423 square foot home for $3,125,000.  This Spanish Revival Valmonte home features … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events March 2020 - 03/02/20 06:20 PM

Special Events: 
Cactus Wren Monitoring Training with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. Become a Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Endangered Cactus Wren monitor at a field training on the Alta Vicente Reserve. This training will show you all you need to know to help document this rare and charismatic species that only lives in a few other places then on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.  No experience is needed.  This is for ages 16 and up only.  Sign up at www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.
Nature Walk will take place at Linden H. Chandler … (4 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: PALOS VERDES 2020 WHALE WATCHING HAS BEGUN! - 02/18/20 01:14 PM
Point Vicente Interpretive Center has started counting whales for the 2019/2020 Whale Watching season.  This famous landmark gives Palos Verdes homes owners a local center where they can go and watch these massive mammals off our coastline.   This season officially started December 1, 2019, and according to the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, as of today, there have been 399 gray whales counted going south.  Most of the whales are traveling south to Baja and the concern in the last several months has been that they are swimming in the large container ship paths.
To see these magnificent creatures, there are several different local options … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Enjoy A Tide Pool Hike At Abalone Cove Shoreline Park In 2020! - 02/10/20 01:09 PM

The Palos Verdes tide pools offer an amazing and enjoyable visit no matter how many times you have been there.  I love the magic of seeing all the creatures living in the pools and each visit seems to add something new.  Palos Verdes homes owners are lucky to be surrounded by such wonderful tide pool areas.
On Sunday, February 23, 2020, at 2:00 p.m., the Los Serenos de Point Vicente docents will be offering a free Tide Pool Hike starting at Abalone Cove Shoreline Park.   This park features two beaches – Abalone Cove and Sacred Cove.  These hikes are a great time to enjoy the outdoors with … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes 29th Annual AYSO Spring Select Soccer 2020 - 01/29/20 12:07 PM

The 29th Annual AYSO Palos Verdes Spring Select League is now accepting applications for the upcoming season. The Spring Select League plays from February 22-23 through May 9-10, 2020.  This is open for boys and girls in the 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U age groups and is open to PSC, United, EXTRA, Select, All Star and Tournament teams.  Each team will be playing a minimum of 8 games.
The Spring League is played at three convenient venues in Palos Verdes: Ladera Linda, Highridge Park, and Malaga Cove School.  Girls will be playing on Saturdays and boys will play on Sundays.  The … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events February 2020 - 01/15/20 11:59 AM

Special Events: 
Nature Walk at Sacred Cove by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy will take place on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at 2:00 p.m.  You can take a scenic walk down the coastal bluff to discover the tide pools below.  This is considered a strenuous walk.  You can park at Abalone Cove Shoreline Park located at 5970 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes.  Cost for parking is $6.  Sign up at www.pvplc.org.
Trail Crew Training will take place on Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  You can join the indoor introductory class to learn more about … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Home Owners Enjoy Local Area Holiday Fun 2019! - 12/04/19 12:27 PM

 
Palos Verdes homes owners have many holiday activities near the Peninsula during the holiday season. Here are two more for families to enjoy:
A great family activity during the holiday season is viewing the lights in Sleepy Hollow (a.k.a. Candy Cane Lane).  Tucked away in a South Torrance neighborhood is one of the most spectacular displays of Christmas lights in the South Bay (and possibly in the country) which can be viewed beginning December 1, 2019, through January 2, 2020.  You can walk or drive through Candy Cane Lane and get in the holiday spirit.  Sleepy Hollow Christmas Lights is located on Roberts Road off … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH CHRISTMAS PAGEANT 2019 - 12/04/19 12:14 PM
     
The Neighborhood Church will be celebrating the holiday season with its 66th annual Christmas Pageant on Sunday, December 15, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.  This is a great opportunity for residents to enjoy an evening together watching children and adults performing in various scenes which depict the story of the First Christmas (including live animals).  The prelude is set in the sanctuary of this beautifully decorated historic Church which overlooks the ocean.  The Covenant Hand-bell Choir and the Neighborhood Brass Rings will perform followed by a short service and the singing of Christmas Carols.  Then, … (1 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Enjoys The Sounds of the Season! - 11/27/19 12:55 PM

Palos Verdes home owners have many musical choices this season to enjoy.  Here are two that you might want to put on your calendar.
On December 7, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band will join forces with the acclaimed Los Cancioneros Master Chorale, a 60-member vocal ensemble that has been entertaining South Bay audiences for 70 years, at the South Coast Botanic Garden. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enjoy your favorite Christmas and Hanukkah music, performed by more than 100 musicians.  Bring your voice too, and you can take part in the annual audience sing-along!
This event is … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Art Center 2019 Winter Registration Sign Ups! - 11/07/19 01:43 PM

The Palos Verdes Art Center Winter early registration is open now for PVAC members, and non members can begin registration on November 11, 2019, for classes which will start the week of January 13, 2020, and run through March 14, 2020.  This class start date is for both children and adults.
The children’s classes available this session under the Youth Studio are: Exploring Art, Drawing & Painting, Youth Wheel and Drawing.
This Winter, there are over 30 adult classes being offered.  Some of the adult classes available this winter are: Intro To Ceramics, Intro To The Wheel, Wheel Throwing, Mid Level Ceramics, Ceramic … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Little League 2020 Registration Opening Soon! - 10/30/19 02:12 PM

Palos Verdes home owners who want their children play in the local Little League Spring 2020 season should be aware that registration is opening soon. Palos Verdes Little League is committed to its player safety.  Over the past few years, they have improved the fields with higher fencing, safety nets, and fixed potentially dangerous lips at main game fields.  Important news for the league came out in 2018, that Little League Baseball® requires that all bats adhere to the new USA Baseball Standard.  No bats previously approved for use in Little League Play will be permitted to be used in … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails Events November 2019 - 10/17/19 05:31 PM

During the month of November 2019, the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is offering outdoor hikes/activities for Palos Verdes home owners to enjoy including bird walks, nature walks with naturalists, and volunteer opportunities which are listed below.
Special Events: 
Guided Nature Walk by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy will take place at White Point Nature Preserve on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.  Celebrate Veterans Day walking through restored 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 … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Palos Verdes Celebrates Fall Festival At South Coast Botanic Garden! - 10/07/19 02:34 PM

Palos Verdes homeowners have a new fall activity to enjoy at the South Coast Botanic Garden.  This year the first ever Fall Festival in the Garden will take place on Saturday, October 12, & Sunday, October 13, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity to celebrate all things Fall.  This would include garden themed jewelry, artwork, food and drinks (available to purchase). The Festival will be featuring pieces from “Hide and Seek: Art Meets Nature,” the Garden’s new art exhibit.  This is a special season at the Garden and will includes games and activities for … (0 comments)

palos verdes childrens activities: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium September 2019 Events - 09/12/19 11:39 AM

Palos Verdes homes owners have plenty of beach/sea events taking place this September right here on the Peninsula.  Listed below are just a few of this months activities:
Walk Cabrillo will take place on Saturday, September 14, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Just pack a snack and join a walk guided by CMA’s Education staff.  You will start at the Aquarium courtyard, and visit the native garden, salt marsh, beaches and tide pools.  This event is free and open to all ages.
Salt Marsh Open House will take place on Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Join CMA Educators … (0 comments)

 
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