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Apr
19
Wed
Earth Day Display @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join our week-long celebration of Earth Day and our majestic oaks. View displays created by Descanso horticulture staff at the lake, Bird Observation Station, and California Garden that celebrate the importance of our oaks and the habitat they create. Attend tours everyday at 11am and don’t miss the plant giveaway Saturday morning (while supplies last).

Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

 

Apr
20
Thu
Earth Day Display @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join our week-long celebration of Earth Day and our majestic oaks. View displays created by Descanso horticulture staff at the lake, Bird Observation Station, and California Garden that celebrate the importance of our oaks and the habitat they create. Attend tours everyday at 11am and don’t miss the plant giveaway Saturday morning (while supplies last).

Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

 

Apr
21
Fri
Earth Day Display @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join our week-long celebration of Earth Day and our majestic oaks. View displays created by Descanso horticulture staff at the lake, Bird Observation Station, and California Garden that celebrate the importance of our oaks and the habitat they create. Attend tours everyday at 11am and don’t miss the plant giveaway Saturday morning (while supplies last).

Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

 

Apr
22
Sat
Earth Day Display @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join our week-long celebration of Earth Day and our majestic oaks. View displays created by Descanso horticulture staff at the lake, Bird Observation Station, and California Garden that celebrate the importance of our oaks and the habitat they create. Attend tours everyday at 11am and don’t miss the plant giveaway Saturday morning (while supplies last).

Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

Earth Day Bird Count and Plant Giveaway | Saturday, April 22 | 10am–noon | Lakeside Lookout

  • Native Plant and Seed Giveaway (while supplies last)

  • Latino Outdoors bird walk & count (Spanish)

  • Katy Mann and Hill Penfold bird walk & count (English)

 

Apr
28
Fri
Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 28 @ 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.

Apr
29
Sat
Student Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Help care for Descanso Gardens and get service hours for school at this student volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
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  • All experience levels are welcome.

  • For ages 12-15. Adult chaperones must be present.

  • 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, April 22, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.

May
13
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
May 13 @ 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 are welcome.

  • Ages 16 or older.

  • Must be able to lift, bend and stand for long periods of time. Moderate to heavy lifting involved.

  • 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, May 6, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.

May
14
Sun
Mother’s Day pop-up @ Descanso Gardens
May 14 @ 10:30 am

Treat your mom to specialty drinks and French toast this Mother’s Day, May 14. The Kitchen at Descanso will be serving cocktails and more from 10:30am onwards in the courtyard.

No reservations required. Menu subject to change, while supplies last.
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May
26
Fri
Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
May 26 @ 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.

May
27
Sat
Student Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Help care for Descanso Gardens and get service hours for school at this student volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
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  • All experience levels are welcome.

  • For ages 12-15. Adult chaperones must be present.

  • 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, May 20, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.