Schedule of Events

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Use the new OUTDOORS online calendar to discover fun programs and special events in the Santa Monica Mountains.
 

We've gone digital! The popular OUTDOORS publication has grown into a new online calendar and e-newsletter. Our expanded calendar brings together events and programs from more than 20 organizations, all committed to protecting this national park through education, recreation, and inspiration. Search by date, location, or activity interest.

For our e-newsletter, we'll bring a curated list of activities right to your inbox each month. These are the best of the best, ranging from seasonal festivals to hands-on cultural demonstrations to night sky parties.

Note: the calendar listing below is just for National Park Service events. Use the above link to see postings from all our friends and partner organizations.

 

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Hollywood's Country Rancher: The Life & Career of Clarence Brown

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, January 22, 2017

    Clarence Brown, one-time engineer and World War I aviator who became one of the film world’s most prolific directors enhancing the film careers of stars from Greta Garbo to Elizabeth Taylor, was also a country boy at heart.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Winter Night Sky Party!

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Paramount Ranch
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, January 28, 2017

    Half the park is after dark! Experience the night sky with astronomers and discover the vast expanse beyond earth. Telescopes will be directed at other planets and objects in our Milky Way Galaxy.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Make an Authentic Native American Pinch Pot

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, January 29, 2017

    Join Navajo – Pueblo of Isletas native, Rowan Harrison, as he will teach and demonstrate how to create your very own small, hand-coiled pottery. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Set to Screen

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Paramount Ranch
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, January 29, 2017

    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 this Ranch.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Love Birds

    • Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    • Location: Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, February 4, 2017

    Love is in the air and the breeding season has begun for our winter resident birds. We will be looking for signs of breeding and nesting on this easy walk around King Gillette Ranch.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    A Walk into the Chumash World

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    Chumash Indians have used many natural resources for thousands of years to create a sustainable way of life. Learn about their culture and life in Southern California on this easy one-mile walk.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Nature Awareness and Safety for Kids

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, February 11, 2017

    Join a naturalist to learn some of the skills and ways of the first people that liver here long ago. Trail safety and ‘leave no trace ethics’ will be discussed.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Tomol Crossing Journey

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Rancho Sierra Vista/Satwiwa
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, February 12, 2017

    Chumash elder Alan Salazar will present an in-depth lecture on the tomol crossings that he has been involved in the previous years.

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