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Bromeliad Show and Sale

Rainforest Flora Nursery hosts a sale and judge bromeliad show on Saturday, August 5 from noon to 4:30 and Sunday, August 6 from 10 a.m.to 4:30. Free admission and parking. All bromeliad growers are welcome to enter. Ted Johnson, Show Chairman of South Bay Bromeliad Associates, and Jerry Robinson and Paul Isley of Rainforest Flora will answer questions..19121 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance. For more information email bcbrome@aol.com or phone (818)366-1858.


First Saturday Family Hike

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy hosts First Saturday Family Hikes at George F Canyon, 9 a.m. Join a naturalist guide to discover habitat and wildlife on an easy hike up the canyon. Free. All ages welcome. 27305 Palos Verdes Dr. East, Rolling Hills Estates. For more information, contact (310) 547-0862 or RSVP at:www.pvplc.org, Events & Activities.


Los Serenos tour

Enjoy a guided hike lead by the Los Serenos docents on Saturday, August 12 along the Vicente Bluff Reserve and the Point Vicente Lighthouse, at 10 a.m. Tour the Point Vicente Interpretive Center museum, the native plant garden, and walk along the spectacular bluff top at the Vicente Bluff Reserve.  Parking and meet up will be at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center. 31501 Palos Verdes Dr. W, Rancho Palos Verdes. For more information, call (310) 377-5370 or visit www.losserenos.org.

Seaside Concert featuring Webster’s Big Band

Free family-friendly concert hosted on Sunday, August 16 by the Neighborhood Church featuring Webster’s Big Band. Led by Bill Webster, longtime Palos Verdes resident. BYO picnic begins at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. No tickets or reservations required, seating is provided. 415 Paseo del Mar, Palos Verdes Estates.


Amazing Honey Bees

Join Nicole Palladino, founder of Beequilibrium on Sunday, August 26 to celebrate National Honey Bee Day at the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy. 11 a.m. at White Point Nature Education Center & Preserve, 1600 Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro. Free. RSVP to: www.pvplc.org, or call (310) 541-7613.

Gourmet evening

American Honda presents “Honda Evening Under the Stars” Gourmet Food & Wine Festival, benefiting Vistas for Children and Torrance Memorial Pediatrics. 6 to 9:30 p.m. on the grounds of Honda Headquarters in Torrance, 700 Van Ness Ave. Performance by saxophonist Kenny G, along with samplings of the best in South Bay cuisine and more than 80 varieties of wine. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.facebook.com/eveningunderthestars.

Sunday, August 27

Garden Concert Series

St. Luke’s free Garden Concert on Sunday, August 27 features The Firebird Quintet performing on traditional Russian instruments. The Firebird Quintet is a winner of the 2016/17 Beverly Hills National Auditions. Picnic in the lovely garden. 5 – 7 p.m. Dessert and coffee are hosted by St. Luke’s. 26825 Rolling Hills Road, Rolling Hills Estates. For more information call (310) 377-2825 or visit www.stlukespres.com.

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