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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Raptors in the Viewfinder

    Saturday, June 6, 2015

    After nesting in the spring, California’s most prominent hawks, the Red-tailed and Red-shouldered hawks, will be having their young. Bring your camera and learn some tips to help you photograph these majestic birds as they try out their new wings. More

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

    Santa Monica Mountains Survivors

    Saturday, June 6, 2015

    Take a hike with a ranger and learn how native plants have adapted to survive fire, drought and heat. As we hike, we’ll also see signs of how some native animals have learned to survive. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Solstice Canyon
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Fine Art Exhibit & Sale

    Saturday, June 6, 2015

    Harvey Cusworth specializes in expressive realism with the goal of capturing colors revealed through California’s unique light. Meet the artist, Saturday June 6 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Cultural Workshop

    Sunday, June 7, 2015

    Cherokee/Creek artist, Matthew McMasters will present a workshop on how to create your own mini medicine bag. Materials will be provided. Please arrive on time. All ages welcome. 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, June 12, 2015

    King Gillette Ranch has been home to a variety of people and used for multiple purposes. Join us for a leisurely stroll around the property and learn the history behind it. 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

    Movies by Moonlight

    Saturday, June 13, 2015

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Produced by David O. Selznick, of Gone With the Wind fame, this filmed version remains the definitive screen adaptation of Mark Twain's timeless tale. This Oscar nominated film for Art Direction was filmed at Paramount Ranch. More

    Time:
    8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    Location:
    Paramount Ranch
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Horse Tales

    Saturday, June 13, 2015

    Bring the family to meet the rangers and volunteers who patrol on horseback. Enjoy a tour of historic Rancho Sierra Vista and a short demo in the ranch arena. View ranch buildings and restored carriages. Meet in main parking lot. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Storytime at Satwiwa

    Sunday, June 14, 2015

    Kids from ages 1-6, join a ranger for Native American stories. Meet on the porch. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location:
    Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Gardening with Nature

    Sunday, June 14, 2015

    Winter rains plus spring warmth equals GROWTH! Learn how to copy Nature's timing for maximum results in your garden. Meet inside visitor center. More

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

    Sunday Concerts in the Park

    Sunday, June 14, 2015

    Join us for a day music in the park! More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    Location:
    Peter Strauss Ranch
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Evening Cultural Program

    Saturday, June 20, 2015

    Start the summer solstice with Chumash songs and stories with Ted Garcia, Hereditary Chief of the Southern Clan of the Chumash. More

    Time:
    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Get Inspired

    Saturday, June 20, 2015

    Enjoy a one mile loop hike with 360 degree views of the Santa Monica Mountains. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Creatures of the Night

    Sunday, June 21, 2015

    Take a 1.5 mile hike with a ranger and discover which animals come out at dusk. If we are lucky, we will spot some scorpions or hear the coyotes howl. More

    Time:
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    From Set to Screen

    Sunday, June 28, 2015

    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

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