palos verdes community information: Terranea Resort Hosts Winter Impressions 2016 Workshop - 01/21/16 09:50 AM

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy will be sponsoring Winter Impressions Workshop at Terranea Resort on Saturday, January 30, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  This enjoyable family event is sponsored by  the Land Conservancy and Art to Grow On, Inc. and will begin with a coastal hike down the Discovery Trail. While walking you will be participating in activities along the path that help you become more observant of the patterns of color and the different textures that surround you at this time of year.  These observations will help inspire your choices in making your “Coastal Colors” themed winter art project.  Next the young artists will take … (3 comments)

palos verdes community information: Lunada Bay Summer Concert Series 2015 - 07/21/15 08:50 AM
Lunada Bay Summer Concert Series 2015
Lunada Bay Summer Concerts Series 2015, hosted by the Lunada Bay Homeowners Association, will begin at Lunada Bay Park in Palos Verdes Estates on Sunday, July 12, 2015.  This is a great opportunity for Palos Verdes homes owners to get out and enjoy the summer weather, grab a picnic dinner, and bring a low back beach chair or blanket to come enjoy some music outdoors with your neighbors.  The concerts start at 5:00 p.m. and will be held on the following Sundays: July 12, July 26, August 9 and August 23, 2015.  The concert series this year will … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Enjoys Live Shakespeare By The Sea! - 07/21/15 07:46 AM
Palos Verdes Enjoys Live Shakespeare By The Sea!
This is another wonderful opportunity for Palos Verdes homes owners to relax and enjoy outdoor entertainment here on our beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula.  This is the 18th year of Shakespeare By The Sea performances, and they will be doing three shows in Palos Verdes.
Terranea Resort will be featuring “Tempest” on Thursday, July 23, 2015, beginning at 7:00 p.m.  For this show, you are now allowed to bring in outside food, and you can also purchase food at Terranea.  There is a $10 parking fee.  Remember you are on the coast, so you may want to wear … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: South Coast Botanic Garden Offers Exercise Classes in the Garden! - 06/29/15 03:49 AM
 
The South Coast Botanic Garden is offering a series of summer classes starting on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.  This is a great opportunity for Palos Verdes homes owners to get a little exercise while enjoying these beautiful gardens instead of a studio environment.   You will feel the peace and energy of the gardens around you.  The pace and difficultly of these classes are appropriate for most individuals.
New Pilates in the Garden will take place on the Amphitheater Lawn with classes at 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Fridays: June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2015.  Cross Fit Tough Angels will … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Earth Day Celebration! - 04/15/15 11:12 AM
Palos Verdes Earth Day Celebration!
Palos Verdes Earth Day Celebrations will be hosted by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy on Saturday, April 25, 2015, and Palos Verdes homes owners will have an opportunity to join in the fun at White Point Nature Preserve.  We have been celebrating Earth Day on April 22 in this country since 1970.  The first Earth Day led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered Species Act.
At White Point Nature Preserve from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., families can enjoy this Palos Verdes Earth Day … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Afternoon Tea & Miss Potter Screening - 04/08/15 10:26 AM
Palos Verdes Afternoon Tea & Miss Potter Screening

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is presenting their Beauty of Nature series, this time with an Afternoon Tea and a screening of Miss Potter at the Trump National Golf Club on Sunday, April 19, 2015, from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m.  The Beauty of Nature is a film series that celebrates our natural surroundings and the artists who capture nature's beauty in their life's work.
The story of Miss Potter's life work (stories like Peter Rabbit and many other memorable characters) resulted in tremendous commercial success.  This allowed Beatrix Potter the funds needed to buy … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Afternoon Tea At Elise's Tea Room! - 03/31/15 01:15 PM

Imagine an entire restaurant dedicated to Tea Service!  This was my second trip to Elise's Tea Room in Long Beach, just a half hour drive from Palos Verdes where you can enjoy a full High Tea, Cream Tea, Sampler Tea, House Tea and even a Child's Tea.  You can also order a la carte items from the menu (click here to view).
After stepping through the door at Elise's Tea Room, you feel transported to England.  The pace is unhurried, the decor is quaint and the food is delicious.  They have some of the best quiches I have tasted and … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Whale Of A Day Celebration! - 03/16/15 11:11 AM
Palos Verdes Whale Of A Day Celebration!

Whale Of A Day festival on April 4, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. can be enjoyed be Palos Verdes homes owners and their neighbors throughout the South Bay.  This annual event is co-sponsored by the City of Rancho Palos Verdes and the docents of Los Serenos de Point Vicente.  This is a festival which celebrates the migration of the Pacific Gray Whale from its summer feeding grounds in the Bering and Chuchki Seas in Alaska to its winter breeding and calving grounds in Baja.  To date the season count from Point … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Schools Spring Break - 03/11/15 10:57 AM
Palos Verdes Schools Spring Break

2015 Spring Break for Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District takes place from March 30 to April 3, 2015.  Below are some ideas for Palos Verdes homes owners who are looking for day camp ideas for their children.
AYSO Spring Soccer Camps are offering a session from March 30 to April 3, 2015, at Highridge Park.  Children from 4 to 16 years of age can spend the full day or half day learning or improving their soccer skills.  The cost of the Full Day Camp for children from 8-16 years of age is $180 and goes from … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Easter Egg Hunts & Easter Bunny Visits - 03/09/15 12:21 PM
Palos Verdes Easter Egg Hunts & Easter Bunny Visits
The Peninsula Shopping Center is happy to announce that they will be visited by the Easter Bunny for Palos Verdes homes owners beginning on Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  This will be a great opportunity for children to get their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and also enjoy special activities that have been planned for them.  This year the Easter Bunny will be at Peninsula Center from March 28 through April 4, 2015, on Monday through Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday & Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Summer School Applications Due Soon! - 03/06/15 06:28 AM
Palos Verdes Summer School Applications Due Soon!
Even though Spring isn't quite here yet and most students are still looking forward to Spring Break, Palos Verders summer school sign ups are quickly approaching.  The Palos Verdes Unified School District has posted the calendar for this year’s summer programs and, if history repeats itself, they will fill up fast.
Registration for Palos Verdes elementary students for summer school will begin on Monday, April 13, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. The classes will be held this year at Dapplegray, Vista Grande and Cornerstone.  The school hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and classes run … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: What's Up for Kids Summer Fun Expo! - 02/27/15 08:29 AM
What's Up for Kids Summer Fun Expo!
While some areas of the country are still digging out of the snow, Palos Verdes homes owners are already thinking about fun activities for their children during the summer months.  Although some may say it is too early, before you know it children are out of school and looking for things to do.  On Saturday, March 7, 2015, What’s Up For Kids will be having their annual Kids, Camps and Connections to give parents the opportunities to sign up for activities for their children to enjoy.  It will be held this year at the Torrance Cultural … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Parks Offer Facility Rentals - 02/23/15 11:19 AM
Palos Verdes Parks Offer Facility Rentals
Have you ever wanted to have a party but don't have the space?  Well Palos Verdes homes owners have a great selection of locations here on the Peninsula to help provide the perfect venue.  Whether your looking for a special party location, wedding ceremony, classes or meeting area, Palos Verdes residents have many different options.  You can choose from a playground arena, or an enclosed facility to hold your special event to accommodate 15 - 150 people.  Below is a list of park facility rentals that each have their own special niche.
Robert E.Ryan … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Peninsula Seniors Lecture Series March 2015 - 02/20/15 10:23 AM
Peninsula Seniors Lecture Series March 2015
Palos Verdes homes owners have a wonderful opportunity in March to hear several interesting topics at the Peninsula Seniors Lectures Series.  These Lectures take place at Hesse Park located at 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rancho Palos Verdes, in the Fireside Room on Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
March 4, 2015 - Sherry Erickson and the Cup of Water Players will perform "Good News."  Cup of Water Players began in 1994 with a small group of actor/singers who wanted to take quality musical theater to those who could no longer get out to enjoy … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes & Trails In March - 02/18/15 06:56 AM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes & Trails In March
During the month of March, there will be several outdoor activities for Palos Verdes home owners to enjoy through The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy – from nature walks with naturalists, bird walks, nocturnal full moon walk to volunteer opportunities which are listed below.
Special Events: 
The guided nature walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to Linden H. Chandler Preserve, will take place on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.  Experience this impressively restored 28 acre nature preserve with its lush oasis of rare riparian habitat and a … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Cherry Blossom Festival-South Coast Botanic Garden - 02/16/15 08:11 AM
Palos Verdes Cherry Blossom Festival-South Coast Botanic Garden
The Cherry Blossoms are blooming and Palos Verdes homes owners are in for a special treat as the South Coast Botanic Garden celebrates with a day long festival.  This is the closest location for us to see the beauty and color of these trees.  This yearly event reminds us that Spring is just around the corner.  On Saturday, February 28, 2015, from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. bring a picnic and enjoy Cherry Blossom time at the Garden.  There will be special areas set up for kids to enjoy fun activities beginning at 11:00.  … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Junior Ranger Program Registration - 02/09/15 10:33 AM
Palos Verdes Junior Ranger Program Registration
The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is once again offering the Junior Ranger Program  in cooperation with the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority.  Palos Verdes homes owners can encourage their children from 7 to 12 years of age to learn more about the outdoors and explore this beautiful Peninsula.  The program will teach them about our local trails, the wildlife and outdoor preparedness to enable them to have basic trail etiquette and safety practices.
Orientation for the Junior Ranger Program is on February 7, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Ladera Linda … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation Has Free Lacrosse Class! - 02/06/15 12:05 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation Has Free Lacrosse Class!
Peninsula Education Foundation announces a free Lacrosse Tryout Camp for girls and boys who would like to learn more about Lacrosse.  Palos Verdes homes owners can bring their children who are attending first to sixth grade; there will be separate camps for the boys and girls to learn more about the game on Monday, February 16, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Palos Verdes High School turf field.
Camp Alex wants students, beginners or experienced, to atttend and all Lacrosse equipment will be provided without fees during this … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Abalone Cove Tidepool Walk - 01/30/15 11:26 AM
Palos Verdes Abalone Cove Tidepool Walk
Los Serenos de Point Vicente is offering their 2015 walks for Palos Verdes homes owners to enjoy.  Once again they will be guiding us to explore the local wildlife areas made possible by the wonderful volunteer groups who help to protect our Peninsula.
A moderate hike of the Abalone Cove Shoreline Park on Saturday, February 15, 2015, at 12:00 p.m. will be sponsored by Los Serenos de Point Vicente.  This is a great time to enjoy the outdoors and learn more about the fascinating marine life in our area.  This is a free public walk and, … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes & Trails In February - 01/26/15 09:31 AM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes & Trails In February
In February, there are several outdoor activities for Palos Verdes home owners to enjoy through The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy – from nature walks with naturalists, bird walks, nocturnal full moon walk to volunteer opportunities which are listed below.
Special Events: 
The guided nature walk by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to McBride Tail, will take place on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at 9:00 a.m.  Walk along the City of Rancho Palos Verdes' first trail and the site of the Conservancy's very first nature walk 23 years ago.  This … (0 comments)

 
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