palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Library Presents CoderDojo (Computer Coding) - 08/04/14 07:00 PM
Palos Verdes Library Presents Coderdojo
The Palos Verdes Library District will present CoderDojo to its members starting on August 30, 2014, at the Peninsula Center Library.  They will be meeting on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., in the computer training room on the 2nd floor.  CoderDojo is a volunteer-led, open source and nonprofit global movement that teaches children how to code, make games, develop web sites and create mobile applications.  Currently, 432 dojos operate in 45 different countries.  This is a fun and interactive social environment where people can share their programs, … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Summer Impressions Workshop at Terranea Resort - 08/01/14 06:16 PM

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy and Art to Grow On, Inc, will be presenting "Summer Impressions" on Saturday, August 30, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Terranea Resort.  The outing begins with a family coastal hike down the discovery trail with fun activities along the path which help one observe patterns of color and the different textures that are seen in nature.  While walking you will be looking for butterflies which make up the "Butterfly Buddies'  theme for the summer project.  Then, the young artists will take their new skills and transfer all their new impressions into their own masterpieces.  This … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Visit Point Fermin Lighthouse While Summer Flowers Are In Bloom - 07/30/14 06:18 PM
Visit Point Fermin Lighthouse While Summer Flowers Are In Bloom

Summer is here and flowers are in bloom at the Point Fermin Lighthouse Historic Site and Museum.  This is a great time to view one of Palos Verdes Peninsula’s interesting architectural structures located in San Pedro.  Built in 1874, the Point Fermin Lighthouse was the first navigational source of light in the San Pedro Bay.  It is considered to be one of the oldest lighthouses on the West Coast.  Phineas Banning had petitioned the Federal Government along with several businessmen in 1854 to place a lighthouse on the Point.  After 20 … (1 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Coffee & Cars Schedule - 07/28/14 04:50 PM
Palos Verdes Coffee & Cars Schedule
On the first Saturday of every month, the Peninsula Seniors sponsor Coffee & Cars at the Peninsula Shopping Center.  Since summer is here, it is only appropriate that the theme this next month should be All Convertibles – Tops Down.  On August 2, 2014, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., you will find these classic cars parked in the center section of the Peninsula Shopping Center with their tops down.  So grab yourself a cup of coffee at our local Starbucks and join with other Palos Verdes homes owners to meet and socialize with Peninsula Senior members, their … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes South Coast Botanic Garden "Family Fun Day" - 07/24/14 05:45 PM
Palos Verdes South Coast Botanic Garden "Family Fun Day"
Palos Verdes South Coast Botanic Garden "Family Fun Day" will be the first of its kind and will be held on Sunday, August 3, 2014, from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.  This event will take place in the Upper Event Meadow and should be a great time for families to treat their children to a day of family fun.  There will be musical performances by Latin Grammy Award winners Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, and local artist Heidi Swedberg and the Sukey Jump Band.
In addition to the music, there will … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Estates Joins National Night Out - 07/21/14 05:50 PM
Palos Verdes Estates Joins National Night Out  

Palos Verdes Estates residents are encouraged to participate in the National Night Out program, which is American's Night Out Against Crime.  This event is held in all 50 states and every U.S. military base.  In Palos Verdes Estates, the event will be held in neighborhoods around the city on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
In Palos Verdes Estates, block parties are hosted at homes throughout the city, where neighbors can get to know one another and participate in group activities.  Some of the block parties include cookouts, ice cream socials … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: The Hills Are Alive 10K/5K Run & 5K Walk - 07/18/14 06:28 PM
The Hills Are Alive 10K/5K Run & 5K Walk
Palos Verdes homes owners are invited to come out and support our local "The Hills Are Alive Race" which benefits Rolling Hills Estates' Pepper Tree Foundation. This Foundation was established in 1982 to promote citizen contributions and donations to enrich the quality of  life in Rolling Hills Estates.  The foundation has been helpful in providing the trees, benches, picnic tables and other items which help to enhance and preserve the city parks and open spaces.  This will be the 33rd annual race and takes place on Saturday, August 9, 2014, starting … (2 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Golf, Tennis, Beach & Athletic Clubs - 07/16/14 05:39 PM
Palos Verdes Golf, Tennis, Beach & Athletic Clubs
Palos Verdes home owners have a variety of recreational facilities in their midst.  Summer is a great time to look at the different facilities and try them out.  Below is a list of these Palos Verdes Estates clubs:
Palos Verdes Tennis Club is located at 3303 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates, and membership applications are available at the club or online at www.pvtennisclub.com.  This facility has 12 courts (10 of which are lighted), a clubhouse, locker room and a pro-shop.  Some of the different programs offered are certified teaching pros for group … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: South Coast Botanic Gardens Offers Yoga in the Garden - 07/11/14 07:34 PM
South Coast Botanic Gardens Offer Yoga in the Garden

South Coast Botanic Gardens offer Yoga in the Garden summer series Saturday mornings in July( beginning the 12th) and August.  Classes will be held at the Garden grounds and will be taught by instructor Nicole Fagone with Hummingbird Yoga. Palos Verdes homes owners have this wonderful opportunity to exercise in a natural setting instead of a studio environment and you will feel the peace and energy of the gardens around you.  The  pace and difficultly of these classes are appropriate for most individuals.
Yoga in the Garden will take place from 9:00 a.m. to … (0 comments)

palos verdes community information: Palos Verdes Estates Celebrates 75 Years With "An Afternoon in the Plaza" - 07/09/14 06:25 PM
Palos Verdes Estates Celebrates 75 Years With "An Afternoon in the Plaza"

Palos Verdes Estates celebrates its 75th city anniversary with "An Afternoon in the Plaza" at Malaga Cove Plaza.  This has been an exciting year for Palos Verdes homes owners to join with their neighbors in recognizing our great community.  From afternoon teas to holiday celebrations, residents are coming together to enjoying the local spirit.
On July 20, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Malaga Cove Plaza will be filled with guests enjoying great food, good music and beer and wine tasting. There is great participation from the area's … (0 comments)

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)

 
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