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Feb
11
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Get hands-on gardening experience by mulching in the garden and help care for Descanso at this volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
 
· All experience levels welcome
· Ages 16 or older
· Must be able to lift, bend and stand for long periods of time. Moderate to heavy lifting involved
· Please bring gardening gloves, water, and wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes
· Limited space available, RSVP required
 
RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, February 4. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Feb
24
Fri
Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come explore, play and create with us under the oaks on the Main Lawn. 

Families with young children (age 2–5 years old) will enjoy doing arts and crafts and nature exploration together each month. No registration required, free with admission or membership.

Feb
25
Sat
Student Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Get hands-on gardening experience by mulching in the garden, help clean up Descanso, and get service hours for school at this student volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
 
· All experience levels are welcome.
· For ages 12–18. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
· Bring gardening gloves and water.
· Remember to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes.
· Limited space available, RSVP required
 
RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, February 18. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Camellia Society Tour @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm

Join Dr. Brad King (President of Southern California Camellia Society) and Jim Fitzpatrick (Vice President of Southern California Camellia Society) on a tour of the Camellia Forest.

Before or after the walk, you are welcome to visit the Southern California Camellia Council show in the Rose Pavilion from 9am–4:30pm.

 

Feb
26
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 26 @ 8:00 am

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

MEMBERS ONLY

Mar
17
Fri
Spring Bloom Tours
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a guided walking tour to see what’s blooming at Descanso. Meets from 11am to noon on March 17 and 18, April 21 and 22, and May 19 and 20.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Mar
18
Sat
Spring Bloom Tours
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a guided walking tour to see what’s blooming at Descanso. Meets from 11am to noon on March 17 and 18, April 21 and 22, and May 19 and 20.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Mar
24
Fri
Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come explore, play and create with us under the oaks on the Main Lawn. 

Families with young children (age 2–5 years old) will enjoy doing arts and crafts and nature exploration together each month. No registration required, free with admission or membership.

Mar
26
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 26 @ 8:00 am

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

MEMBERS ONLY

Apr
21
Fri
Spring Bloom Tours
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a guided walking tour to see what’s blooming at Descanso. Meets from 11am to noon on March 17 and 18, April 21 and 22, and May 19 and 20.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.