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Winter 2016 OUTDOORS

 

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    A Bit of Local History

    Friday, February 12, 2016

    Join us for a leisurely stroll around the visitor center and adjacent grounds while we learn what the properties meant to those who lived here. Meet inside visitor center. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Who's Hoo?

    Friday, February 12, 2016

    Join a ranger and discover the tricks of identifying the different owls that may be found within the area on this 1.5-mile hike. More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
    Location:
    Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    History Tour

    Sunday, February 14, 2016

    Join us for a historical tour of the King Gillette Ranch and visitor center. Meet inside visitor center. Rain cancels. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Be a Wildlife Biologist!

    Saturday, February 20, 2016

    Ages 5-12, learn about our ongoing research of our resident amphibians including snakes, lizards, salamanders, and Pacific tree frogs with our hands-on simulation of pitfall trap surveying. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Rocky Oaks
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Get Inspired on a Hike!

    Saturday, February 20, 2016

    Join a ranger and enjoy a 1-mile loop hike with 360 degree views of the Santa Monica Mountains. Meet by fountain. Bring water and sunscreen. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Medicinal Plant Walk

    Saturday, February 20, 2016

    Professor Jim Adams, PhD, of the USC School of Pharmacy will lead a leisurely plant walk focusing on the medicinal uses of California plants. Adams was trained in Chumash healing and will present traditional recipes for making healing medicines. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Cultural Workshop

    Sunday, February 21, 2016

    Join Lakota native, Kathy Willcuts, in making a beaded bracelet. She will discuss the stages in creating beadwork and the traditions in the art. All ages welcome. Please be on time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Skies of Late Winter Stargazing

    Saturday, February 27, 2016

    View the skies of late winter by observing stunning star clusters and dramatic nebulae. Glimpse Jupiter as it makes its way back into the evening skies. Rain or cloudy skies cancel. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Rancho Sierra Vista
    Fees:
    Free
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    From Set to Screen

    Sunday, February 28, 2016

    Learn the secrets that turn a dusty set into a realistic town. Join us on this easy-paced walk behind the scenes to discover the illusions and history of Paramount Ranch. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Paramount Ranch
    Fees:
    Free
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Spring into Birding

    Saturday, March 5, 2016

    Spring has sprung and the birds love the warmer weather and longer daylight hours. Bring your binoculars and bird book for a mid-morning look. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    Location:
    Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Thousand Oaks Art Association Plein Art Painters

    Saturday, March 5, 2016

    Six members of this art association meet and paint all venues from the local beaches, historical ranches, and hiking trails in the Santa Monica Mountains. Meet the association on March 5. The exhibit and sale will run through March 27. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Cultural Workshop

    Sunday, March 6, 2016

    Join Chumash Elder, Dennis Garcia as he shares his ancestor’s culture with Chumash stories and songs. All ages welcome. Please be on time. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    A Bit of Local History!

    Friday, March 11, 2016

    Join us for a leisurely stroll around the visitor center and adjacent grounds while we learn what this area meant to the people who lived here. Meet inside visitor center. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    What's Blooming

    Saturday, March 12, 2016

    Join a ranger to identify blooming plants and wildflowers three years after the “Springs Fire.” Meet in main parking lot. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Rancho Sierra Vista/ Satwiwa
    Fees:
    FREE

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