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Apr
30
Sun
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
See what’s happening in the gardens on these docent-guided walks that highlight points of seasonal interest. Walks begin at the Center Circle. Included in the price of regular admission, no reservations necessary.
Walks are subject to weather and availability. For more information, please call (818) 949-4200.
May
2
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for enchanting nature-themed story time at Nature’s Table!

May
5
Fri
Garden Sprouts @ Descanso Gardens
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

4 Fridays from May 5 – 26. Meets in the Harvest Garden.

Garden Sprouts is a grownup and child (ages 2-4) class where the seeds of love for nature are planted and nurtured. Children and adults participate in storytime, songs, hands-on nature, science, art, and gardening activities, as well as prepare a healthy snack together. All activities are designed specifically for children’s fine and gross motor skills & social development.   

$40 members; $48 nonmembers; Pre-registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Toddler Treks

Image information: Garden Sprouts, © Descanso Gardens

Cinco de Mayo Celebration @ Descanso Gardens
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a delicious authentic Mexican buffet and mariachi music on the Main Lawn! $50 per person. Cash bar available. Reservations required, register here.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

 

May
6
Sat
Bird Walk with Latino Outdoors @ Descanso Gardens
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Join Latino Outdoors for a guided, bilingual walking tour and bird count. Learn about the many migrating and local birds found at Descanso. All experience levels and all ages are welcome, a bird list will be provided. Bring your own binoculars and field journal. Meets in Center Circle. Free with Descanso Gardens admission.

Participe con Latino Outdoors para un tour guiado y bilingüe para ver aves. Conozca las numerosas aves migratorias y locales que se encuentran en Descanso. Todos los niveles de experiencia y todas las edades son bienvenidos. Te daremos una lista de aves. Traiga sus propios prismáticos y un diario para contar aves. Se reúne en el Center Circle. Admisión gratuito a Descanso Gardens.

For more information about Bird L.A. Day visit http://birdladay.org/

Latino Outdoors is a unique Latino-led organization working to create a national community of leaders in conservation and outdoor education. As part of this work, Latino Outdoors focuses on expanding and amplifying the Latino experience in the outdoors; providing greater opportunities for leadership, mentorship, professional opportunities and serving as a platform for sharing cultural connections and narratives that are often overlooked by the traditional outdoor movement. It is a space for the community to be present, share their voices, and showcase how conservation roots have been ingrained in Latino culture for generations.

The San Fernando Valley Audubon Society Birding Docents @ Descanso Gardens
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Descanso Garden’s Oak Woodland includes a small lake that invites many birds to visit. The San Fernando Valley Audubon Society will provide docents at the Bird Observation Station, overlooking the lake, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to point out birds & answer birding questions. Free with Descanso Gardens admission.

For more information about Bird L.A. Day visit http://birdladay.org/

Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
May 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us this month for a special bird-themed exploration for children ages 2 to 5 in celebration of Bird LA Day. Free with admission. No registration required, free with admission to Descanso Gardens.

For more information about Bird L.A. Day visit http://birdladay.org/

Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
See what’s happening in the gardens on these docent-guided walks that highlight points of seasonal interest. Walks begin at the Center Circle. Included in the price of regular admission, no reservations necessary.
Walks are subject to weather and availability. For more information, please call (818) 949-4200.
May
7
Sun
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
May 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
See what’s happening in the gardens on these docent-guided walks that highlight points of seasonal interest. Walks begin at the Center Circle. Included in the price of regular admission, no reservations necessary.
Walks are subject to weather and availability. For more information, please call (818) 949-4200.
May
9
Tue
Wellness Walk @ Descanso Gardens
May 9 @ 8:30 am

Join us once a month for a fun and relaxed guided walk along Descanso’s many beautiful paths and trails. Whether you are looking to improve your health, make new friends, or get to know the Gardens, an experienced guide will help you explore all that Descanso has to offer.

Free to members. No registration required.

Members only