Palos Verdes Celebrates Earth Day 2019!

Palos Verdes Celebrates Earth Day 2019!

Palos Verdes homes owners have a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Earth Day at several different locations here on the Peninsula.

The Cities of Rolling Hills Estates, Rolling Hills and Rancho Palos Verdes, in partnership with Waste Management, South Bay Environmental Services Center and Promenade on the Peninsula, are hosting an Earth Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Promenade on the Peninsula near the fountain area.  This is an enjoyable family event with colorful themed educational activities and giveaways for all.  This event will also be highlighting great environmental initiatives around the community as well as opportunities to learn more about water conservation, storm water pollution prevention and energy efficiency.  There will be FREE paper shredding available and the truck will be parked in the lot adjacent to El Pollo Inka.

Promenade on the Peninsula is located on Silver Spur Road between Hawthorne and Crenshaw Boulevards at 550 Deep Valley Drive, Rolling Hills Estates.  All stores and restaurants will be open during the event.

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy’s celebration will take place on Saturday, April 20, 2019, at the White Point Nature Preserve.  We have been celebrating Earth Day on April 22 in this country since 1970.  The first Earth Day led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered Species Act.

At White Point Nature Preserve from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., families can enjoy this year’s Palos Verdes Earth Day celebration.  From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, you can volunteer in the demonstration garden surrounding the White Point Nature Education Center where you can help to beautify the native plant garden and trails.  At 10:00 a.m., the LA City Rangers will lead a family friendly nature hike to explore trails with native coastal habitat, blooming wildflowers, and wildlife.  At 11:00 a.m., Dryad Flutes will be giving a live musical performance. From 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon,  Art At Your Fingertips Art Activity will present planned activities & crafts for families to enjoy.  From 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m., the Native Plant Sale will take place. Volunteers can enjoy refreshments and snacks that will be provided.  To sign up for the volunteer outdoor workday go to http://pvplc.volunteerhub.com.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring sun protection.  For more information, please visit: www.pvplc.org.  White Point Nature Preserve is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro.  The Conservancy’s outdoor volunteer days are sponsored by the City of Los Angeles, REI Inc., Starbucks Coffee, Water Replenishment District, and the National Environmental Education Foundation.

On Saturday, April 20, 2019, the Warner Grand Theatre will be screening the film, FREE SOLO, at 5:00 p.m.  This is a National Geographic documentary about a climber as he seeks his dream of scaling El Capitan in Yosemite without a rope.  The cost per ticket is $10, and children are free.  To read more about the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy festivities, or to purchase tickets for the Warner Grand Theatre click here.  The Warner Grand Theatre is located at 478 W. 6th Street, San Pedro.

Click here to read about Palos Verdes Earth Day celebrations last year.

Photo courtesy of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

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