palos verdes community information: Enjoy Live Shakespeare By The Sea! - 07/07/14 07:02 PM
Enjoy 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 17th year of Shakespeare By The Sea performances, and they will be doing three shows right here in Palos Verdes.
On Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., Green  Hills Memorial Park will be presenting ”A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the flat grassy area.  This is the first time the Park has held this show.  Admission to the show is free, so remember to come early to enjoy your picnic dinner, and you are encouraged … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Afternoon Tea At Trump 2014 - 07/03/14 08:01 PM
Afternoon Tea At Trump 2014
It has been several years since I enjoyed Afternoon Tea at Trump National which is the only place you can experience afternoon tea in the Palos Verdes/South Bay area.  They serve Naja Tea which has unique and flavorful blends of teas and is one of my favorite teas.  I ordered their delicious "Mix & Mingle" tea which is a blend of black tea, rooibos tea, toasted coconut, chocolate and vanilla.
The setting is hard to beat at Trump National with its beautiful views of the ocean, Catalina island and the golf course.  Our favorite sandwich … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Malaga Cove Summer Concert Series 2014 - 07/02/14 06:46 PM
Malaga Cove Summer Concert Series 2014

Malaga Cove Summer Concert Series will begin on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Farnham Martin Park located next to the Malaga Cove Library in Palos Verdes Estates.  The concerts are held on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. and continue through August 27th.  Thanks again to the Malaga Cove Business & Professionals Association and the Palos Verdes Police Association who sponsor these concerts for your summer entertainment.  You may bring your blankets at 3:00 p.m to save a spot, but remember that only small back chairs are allowed in the center areas.  The list of the 2014 summer performers … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails In July - 06/30/14 08:17 PM
Palos Verdes Hikes & Trails in July

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is presenting Palos Verdes hikes and a variety of outdoor activities for Palos Verdes homes owners to participate in during the month of July.  In addition to hikes and other outside activities, they are always looking for volunteers to assist in keeping our hillsides maintained.
Special Events:
A guided nature walk by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to Alta Vicente Reserve, will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at 9:00 a.m.  This is a new walk to explore North Spur Trail through the last farm area on the Peninsula and … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Locations To View Firework Shows - 06/25/14 05:58 PM
Palos Verdes Locations to View Firework Shows
 
Palos Verdes homes owners have a great opportunity on the peninsula to enjoy this wonderful holiday.  Beginning in the morning hours at Malaga Cove School or Point Vicente Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, there are day long celebrations. (Click here to read more about these activities.)  After dusk we are lucky to be able to watch fireworks from the Peninsula up and down the coast in the skies above local South Bay cities.  Off the coast of Torrance Beach (shot from a barge) at 9:00 p.m., there will again be a great fireworks show which is privately … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula's Fourth of July Celebrations - 06/11/14 03:37 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula's Fourth of July Celebrations

Palos Verdes Peninsula's Fourth of July Celebrations 2014 give Palos Verdes homes owners two different kind of festivities to enjoy during the daylight hours.  One will take place at Malaga Cove School and the other at Point Vicente Park Community Center - each one giving residents a full day of fun.
Palos Verdes Estates homes owners will be holding their 53rd Annual Independence Day Celebration at Malaga Cove School.  The celebration is an annual community tradition where volunteers work together to provide a day of family fun and renew a sense of appreciation for our … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Point Vicente Lighthouse & Museum Tour - 06/09/14 08:08 PM
Palos Verdes Point Vicente Lighthouse & Museum Tour

Palos Verdes Point Vicente Lighthouse & Museum Tour, offered by the Los Serenos de Point Vicente docents, will take place on Saturday, June 21, 2014.  Palos Verdes homes owners will have the opportunity to enjoy a tour of the Point Vicente Lighthouse, which is not often open to the public, and view the Point Vicente Lighthouse Museum.   You will enjoy the beauty of the lighthouse which stands 67 feet tall and is one of the area’s jewels.  The lighthouse beam shines 185 feet high and can be seen twenty miles out over the ocean.  Point Vicente … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Terranea Resort In Palos Verdes Celebrates Fifth Anniversary! - 06/06/14 06:35 PM
Terranea Resort In Palos Verdes Celebrates Fifth Anniversary!

On Sunday, I attended a reception in honor of Terranea's Fifth Anniversary Celebration.  It was held at Terranea Resort on the lawn overlooking the ocean.  The weather was perfect, the food was delicious and it was good to see so many familiar faces.  I am happy for their success and have enjoyed the Resort on many occasions - as a hotel guest, a restaurant patron, a spa guest and an attendee at several events and fundraisers.
Terranea has always welcomed the area residents even when we just want to stroll the grounds … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Beaches Make Honor Roll List Again - 06/04/14 07:03 PM
Palos Verdes Beaches Make Honor Roll List Again

Palos Verdes homes owners have some of the cleanest beaches in California to enjoy.  Heal the Bay is again reporting that Palos Verdes beaches and coves are in the current top Honor Roll 2013-2014 list for California.  This means that our local waters have received grades of A & A+ throughout the year.  Heal the Bay assigns weekly grades to more than 440 sites along the West Coast for summer dry-weather water quality and to another 60 locations that are on year round monitoring.  Heal the Bay is a nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to making … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Neighborhood Church Summer Sunday Sounds - 06/02/14 07:34 PM
Palos Verdes Neighborhood Church Summer Sunday Sounds

The Palos Verdes Neighborhood Church Summer Sunday Sounds will be starting their 2014 season on Sunday, June 15, 2014, with  additional concerts on July 20 and August 17, 2014.  This is a great time for Palos Verdes homes owners to sit on the seaside terrace of this beautiful church and enjoy a picnic (bring your own) at 6:00 p.m.  The concerts actually begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall and are presented free of charge.
On June 15th, back by popular demand, Eric Riger and Friends will present their Traditional Irish Music.  If … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Hikes and Trails In June - 05/29/14 06:57 PM
Palos Verdes Hikes and Trails in June

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is presenting Palos Verdes hikes and a variety of outdoor activities for Palos Verdes homes owners to participate in during the month of June.  In addition to hikes and other outside activities, they are always looking for volunteers to assist in keeping our hillsides maintained.
Special Events:
Nature and Me Story Time at George F Canyon will be held on Friday, June 13, 2014, at 9:30 a.m.  The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy and the Palos Verdes Library District are hosting Nature & Me Story Time where you can … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Malaga Cove Plaza Art Shows In Palos Verdes - 05/15/14 08:31 PM
Malaga Cove Plaza Art Shows

Malaga Cove Plaza Art Shows will begin again on May 17, 2014.  If you are looking for a family friendly outdoor activity to enjoy,  Palos Verdes homes owners have only a short ride to visit the Malaga Cove Plaza Art Show.   The Palos Verdes Art Center invites the community to meet with local artists who will be exhibiting their works.  This includes not only paintings, but also photographs, ceramic goods, and custom jewelery.   There will be approximately 30 artists who are affiliated with the PVAC selling their unique one-of-a-kind goods.
The Malaga Cove Art Show takes place on the … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Forrestal Nature Reserve Hike - 05/12/14 08:19 PM
Hike the Trails of Forrestal Nature Reserve

Palos Verdes Forrestal Nature Reserve Hike with the Docents of the Los Serenos de Point Vicente will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. - it is a free public moderate hike.  You will enjoy the Preserve’s hiking trails which offer beautiful views, majestic canyons, and magnificent foliage.  The docents will lead you on this moderate hike of about two hours and will teach you about the local geology.
Palos Verdes homes owners also benefit from Los Serenos docents who offer educational programs for our Palos Verdes students. - i.e., the Junior Docent Program, … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hiking & More In May - 04/29/14 06:10 PM
 Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hiking & More In May

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Hiking & More in May includes a variety of outdoor activities for Palos Verdes homes owners to participate in during the month.  In addition to hikes and other outside activities, they are always looking for volunteers to assist in keeping our hillsides maintained.
Special Events:
A guided nature walk by Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy to Forrestal Nature Preserve, will be held on Saturday, May 10th, 2014, at 4:00 p.m.  This is a very popular walk, where you be we able to appreciate some of the … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation's Main Event - 04/25/14 08:08 PM
Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation's Main Event

Palos Verdes Peninsula Education Foundation (PEF) will be holding its annual “Main Event” fundraiser on Saturday, May 10, 2014, to assist in additional funding for the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District.  This year’s event “Let's Bond" is inspired by James Bond and will have casino tables, silent and live actions, dinner and, of  course, dancing.  The cost is $250 per person if purchased by April 26, 2014, or $275 thereafter until tickets are sold out.
Terranea Resort is offering their Kids Club services for children 2-12 years of age from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. that … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club Offers Swim Lessons - 04/18/14 05:53 PM
 Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club Offers Swim Lessons

Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club offers youth swim lessons for Palos Verdes home owners - even to non-members of the Palos Verdes Beach and Athletic Club.  The lessons are provided for children of all levels.  This is not for recreational swimming, but for the specific lesson/program being offered.  For a Palos Verdes Estates resident, the non-member session is $180.  The enrollment will be capped at 1 instructor per 6 students so it’s important to enroll now during open registration.  There are still classes available and it is recommended that you print the program brochure and have all your registration … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Enjoy "The Drowsy Chaperone" At The Norris Theatre - 04/16/14 07:29 PM
 
 

Palos Verdes home owners are lucky to have the Norris Theatre located right here on the Peninsula. "The Drowsy Chaperone," is a madcap muciscal comedy and also the winner of five Tony Awards, will be playing at the Norris beginning on April 25th and running through May 11, 2014.  This is a fun toe tapping trip back to the golden age of musicals.
"The Drowsy Chaperone" was a fictional 1928 smash hit which featured a musical theatre fanatic who tries to chase the blues away by playing his favorite cast album.  This show starts in a living room and then everything … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Earth Day Celebrations! - 04/10/14 06:13 PM
Palos Verdes Earth Day Celebrations!

Palos Verdes Earth Day Celebrations will be hosted by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy on Saturday, April 19, 2014, 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.  Click here to read about Palos Verdes Earth Day celebrations last year.  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. … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Easter Dining in Palos Verdes! - 04/07/14 07:17 PM

The beautiful Terranea Resort, right here in Palos Verdes, offers Palos Verdes homes owners an opportunity to experience wonderful restaurants and other amenities as well as exquisite views at this fabulous destination hotel.  What would be better than to join them for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 20, 2014?
Terranea Resort offers a variety of food adventures to choose from.  The Easter Ballroom Brunch will offer an Omelet & Egg Station, Carving Station, a Dessert Buffet, Complimentary Champagne and more.  The seating times are as follows:  9:30, 10:00 & 10:30 a.m, and then afternoon times of 1:00, 1:30 & 2:00 p.m.  The cost for brunch is:  adults $90 (includes champagne), children 3-10 $40, … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: New - Rancho Palos Verdes Beach Is A Dedicated Park! - 04/02/14 06:38 PM

Rancho Palos Verdes Beach is one of the newer drop in parks that Palos Verdes homes owners have the opportunity to visit.  The City of Rancho Palos Verdes has recently added it to the Recreation & Park List.  It is a stretch of rocky and sandy beach of approximately one acre and is located beneath the Trump National Golf Course.  The city acquired the beach in 2011 through the golf course's project entitlements.  The water contains rocks and seaweed, and this is not considered a swimming beach.  It has, however, pristine tide pools which can be viewed when the tide is … (1 comments)

 
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