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

    Celebrating Migration

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Leo Carrillo State Park
    • Fees: $12 Parking Fee
    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Join rangers in search of signs of gray whales. Also a great chance to explore the beach, tide pools and look for seals and dolphins.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    5th Annual Allied Artists of the SM Mountains & Seashore Art Exhibit & Sale

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 2, 2017

    Come visit our new art exhibit. Artist Shauna from the Chickasaw Nation will be exhibiting her eccentric and inspiring work of art. Artist will be available for meet and greet. Exhibit will be available until the end of December.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Satwiwa Art Exhibit

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Satwiwa Native American Indian Cultural Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 2, 2017

    Author, filmmaker and artist Gary Robinson of Choctaw and Cherokee Indian descent will be exhibiting his interpretation of Native American culture through digital media art.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Nature Awareness and Safety for Kids

    • Location: Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 8, 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

    A Walk into the Chumash World

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 15, 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

    The Ways of a Chief: Interactive Scavenger Hunt for Children

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    Learn the ways of Tiq Slo’w, the Native American Chief, Charlie Cooke. He loved visiting Satwiwa and teaching people of the Chumash ways.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Animal Spirit Necklace Workshop

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 23, 2017

    Discover your animal spirit with Tongva artist Julia Bogany. This Tongva elder will teach you your animal indigenous name as you learn to make a Tongva animal spirit necklace.

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  • Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

    Medicinal Plant Walk

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM,11:30 AM to 1:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Professor Jim Adams, PhD, of the USC School of Pharmacy leads plant walk on the medicinal uses of California native plants. Adams trained in Chumash healing and will present traditional recipes for making healing medicines. RESERVATION REQUIRED.

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