things to do in palos verdes: 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)

things to do in palos verdes: 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)

things to do in palos verdes: Palos Verdes Art Center "Behind the Gates" Homes Tour of Rolling Hills - 03/13/15 11:47 AM
Palos Verdes Art Center "Behind the Gates" Homes Tour of Rolling Hills

The Palos Verdes Art Center is proud to present “The Circle 2015 Historic Homes Tour” on Friday, April 10, and Saturday, April 11, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  This tour features three beautiful homes located behind the gates of Rolling Hills.  "Behind the Gates," brings you to a world of beauty and stunning panoramic vistas abounds.  The homes presented range from a historic equestrian retreat to a totally re-visioned 1950's entertainment paradise.  The owners are just as diverse, including an Academy Award winner and classic car collector.
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things to do in palos verdes: 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)

things to do in palos verdes: 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)

things to do in palos verdes: 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)

things to do in palos verdes: 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)

things to do in palos verdes: 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)

things to do in palos verdes: 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)

things to do in palos verdes: Maeya Art Festival Coming To Palos Verdes - 01/09/15 10:57 AM
Maeya Art Festival Coming To Palos Verdes

Palos Verdes homes owners are about to experience an exciting and educational experience at our own Promenade on the Peninsula from January 23 through January 25, 2015; from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The four purposes of the Maeya Art Festival competitions are: first, to discover and showcase talented worldwide artists; second, to help develop the collection for galleries, museums, private parties and talent agencies; third, to create an elegant event with entertainment and education for the local community; fourth, to create the multicultural exchange experience through the arts.
Come and enjoy art … (0 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: Whale Watching Has Started in Palos Verdes! - 01/02/15 08:53 AM
Whale Watching Has Started in Palos Verdes!
Pointe Vicente Interpretive Center has already started their Whale Watching season countings.  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, 2014, and according to the Point Vicente Interpretive Center, 110 whales have been counted going south as of December 18th.  This number is higher than past years, and in the last two years the numbers have been growing.  Most of the whales are traveling south to Baja and the concern in the last several months has been that they … (1 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: Palos Verdes Homes Light Up For The Holidays! - 12/18/14 11:21 AM
Palos Verdes Homes Light Up For The Holidays!

Palos Verdes residents are truly getting into the holiday season this year. “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” for Palos Verdes homes with the all the decorations and lights.  I have chosen two of my favorites.

The Sleepy Hollow section of Torrance (just a short drive away off Pacific Coast Highway) has fabulous decorated homes that transform the neighborhood into Candy Cane Lane.  From Palos Verdes Boulevard, enter at Milne Drive and take a quick right at Linda Drive.  From Pacific Coast Highway, enter at Robert Road.  You can … (1 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes & Trails in January - 12/17/14 08:40 AM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hikes & Trails in January
In January, the holidays will be over and it will be a great time for Palos Verdes homes owners to enjoy several activities that The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy will offer – 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 Vicente Bluffs Reserve/Point Vicente Interpretive Center and Lighthouse, will take place on Saturday, January 10th, 2015,  at 9:00 a.m.  Enjoy a walk along the Bluff Edge Trail … (1 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: Palos Verdes Holiday Fun To Enjoy This Weekend! - 12/11/14 11:04 AM
Palos Verdes Holiday Fun To Enjoy This Weekend!
During this holiday season, there are still many fun activities to be enjoyed by Palos Verdes homes owners.  On Saturday, December 13, 2014, our local 23rd annual Holiday Boat Parade will take place in Redondo Beach at King Harbor.  Paddle craft will be kicking off the parade at 4:30 p.m. with their decorated and lighted boards/costumes and they will be followed at 5:30 p.m. by power and sail boards which will be all decked out.  The parade will be led by the large boat, The Disappearance, piloted by Ronnie Meistrell and Grand Marshall … (0 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: Celebrate Hanukkah Dinner At Terranea Resort - 12/10/14 10:30 AM
Celebrate Hannukkah Dinner At Terranea Resort
Palos Verdes homes owners have the beautiful Terranea Resort to add a bit of luxury to every holiday.  Whether you are just looking for a place to sit and enjoy the view or want to enjoy a full meal, you have come to the right place.
Terranea Resort will be serving a Hanukkah Dinner at the Catalina Kitchen from December 17, 2014 through December 24, 2014, from 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.  The restaurant offers its special a la carte menu with a First Course of a chicken liver pate with warm chaloah crostini.  The Second … (0 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: Santa is Coming to Palos Verdes! - 12/08/14 11:48 AM
Santa is Coming to Palos Verdes!
Santa is going to be a busy man this year with all of his stops throughout the Peninsula for Palos Verdes homes owners and their children to enjoy.
You will have several opportunities to have Breakfast with Santa this year.  On December 13, 2014, Santa will be at Ruby’s Restaurant from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.; there will also be a Jim Gamble Puppet Show, crafts and carols.  You will be able to meet Santa and have breakfast.  Children under 12 are free with each paid adult at $15.  For reservation to this sell-out event contact … (0 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: Palos Verdes Holiday Traditions! - 12/04/14 10:04 AM
Palos Verdes Holiday Traditions!
The holidays are here and Palos Verdes homes owners can enjoy many upcoming events.  There are tree lighting celebrations, holiday parades, Nutcracker ballets, visits with Santa and more.  Here are just a few of the events coming our way:
On Saturday, December 6, 2014, the City of Rolling Hills Estates’ annual Parade of Lights will take place with many local community groups and businesses sponsoring  floats and participating in the parade.  The parade will be held from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. and will travel along Silver Spur Road, Deep Valley Drive and the Center Drive.  There are floats, bands, animals … (0 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: The Neighborhood Church Presents Yule Tea By The Sea - 12/03/14 07:33 AM
The Neighborhood Church Presents Yule Tea By The Sea
For the past 58 years, the Neighborhood Church has opened its doors to celebrate the Christmas Season.  On Friday and Saturday, December 5 & 6, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., you can enjoy a Christmas Tea where you will be able to sit and listen to music, while enjoying your tea, sandwiches and cookies.  The patio is prepared for outdoor seating if weather permits and you can visit the holiday boutiques which are steps away.  The boutiques offer one of a kind items that have been created by church members and … (0 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: Palos Verdes Local Halloween Fun! - 10/28/14 12:37 PM
Palos Verdes Local Halloween Fun!  

Halloween is just two weeks away and many Palos Verdes homes owners are looking for a place to take their children to trick or treat.  Two local malls are providing  venues to make Halloween a safer place for children to enjoy the fun.  This year the Palos Verdes Police Department and  Palos Verdes City Hall are opening their doors as well as our local malls.
At the Promenade on the Peninsula, on Friday, October 31, 2013, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular will offer cookie decorating, face painting, fan picture photo booth, a … (3 comments)

things to do in palos verdes: Palos Verdes Estates Annual Free Shredding & E-Waste Collection - 10/27/14 01:08 PM
Palos Verdes Estates Annual Free Shredding & E-Waste Collection
The City of Palos Verdes Estates will be holding it's Annual Free Shredding and E-Waste Collection Event in partnership with waste hauler, Athens Services, on Saturday, November 8, 2014.  This is a great time to shred and dispose documents that you have been saving.  You also have an opportunity to dispose of electrical items that you have been putting aside throughout the year that cannot be picked up by regular trash collections.
Palos Verdes Estates residents (please bring proof of residency) can bring all of these articles to the Palos Verdes High School … (0 comments)

 
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