EVENTS AUGUST happenings listed below!
On this page you’ll find events, listed by month, that fall under the umbrella term “green.” These might include composting workshops provided by the City of Long Beach or California native plant classes offered by the El Dorado Nature Center.
View previous months' events:
If you would like to list an event on this page, please send date, time, location and contact info to firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks in advance.
Los Angeles Area Green Events:
California Watchable Wildlife Festivals
FARMERS' MARKETS (FOR MONTHLY EVENTS: SCROLL DOWN PAGE)
Sundays, 8:30 am-2 pm, 5th District Farmer's Market, corner of Clark Ave & Spring Street, Long Beach
Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Long Beach Southeast Farmers' Market
On Marina Dr., just south of Second St.
Tuesdays, 9 am to 1 pm, Farmers' Market Seal Beach
Seal Beach Village Shoppping Center, Seal Beach Blvd.
Tuesdays, 3 pm to 8 pm (7 pm in winter), Local Harvest Farmers Market at Band Shell Plaza
Bixby Park, Cherry Ave. and Ocean Blvd., Long Beach
Wednesdays, 3 pm to 7 pm, Marine Stadium
Appian Way and Nieto Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90803
Thursdays, 3:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Long Beach Uptown
At 46th St. and Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach Downtown
Back again with a new location!
Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, Cerritos
Located on the east side of Park Plaza Drive between Towne Center Drive and Park Plaza West, just south of Cerritos Towne Center Shopping Center (and just north of the Performing Arts Center).
Saturdays, 9 am to 2 pm, West Long Beach Greener Good Farmers' Market and Center Space
Admiral Kidd Park
2125 Santa Fe Ave., Long Beach, 90810
Saturdays, 9 am to 2 pm, Farmers' Market at Peter's Landing (Orange Co.)
16470 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, CA (562) 296-1331
Free admission and parking.
AUGUST 2014 EVENTS
Saturday, August 2, Out of the Wilds and Into Your Garden: Water-Wise Hummingbird Haven.
Native plants for hummingbirds.
2 to 4 pm, El Dorado Nature Center, Long Beach
California native plants with edible fruits.
Sundays, Kundalini Yoga and Meditation
11 am to 12:30 pm, El Dorado Nature Center, Long Beach
$40 monthly class fee or $12 walk-in fee
Every Friday (June-August), Family Night Walk
7 to 9 pm, El Dorado Nature Center
Pre-registration required: (562) 570-1745
Wednesday, August 13, Gardening Class: Square-Foot Gardening (Space Utilization) and Alternative Gardening Methods
12 to 1 pm, Civic Center Edible Garden at Long Beach City Hall, 333 W. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach 90802
Thursday, August 14, Summer Concert, Sligo Rags, Celtic Rock
7:30 pm, El Dorado Nature Center
Food truck: Ragin' Cajun on Wheels
Saturday, August 16, Justin Rudd's 30-Minute Beach Cleanup Day
1 Granada Ave.
Long Beach, 90803
Saturday, August 16, Compost and Vermicompost Workshop
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
2929 E. Willow St., Long Beach
Thursday, August 28, Summer Concert, Steele Parade, Calypso
7:30 pm, El Dorado Nature Center
Food truck: Kona Ice
Friday, August 29, Astronomy Night-Star Party
8 pm, Grassy area at beginning of Seal Beach Pier.
Aquarium of the Pacific
Visit this page to view events throughout the year:
Bixby Knolls Strollers/Walking Group
Meets every Saturday morning 7:30 a.m.
It’s A Grind Coffee House, 4245 Atlantic Avenue
El Dorado Nature Center
Visit the El Dorado Nature Center website to see special events:
Nature Center homepage:
Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust Meetings, Ongoing Every Other Month (Jan., March, May, July, Sept., Nov.)
The Los Cerritos Wetlands Land Trust meets the last Tuesday of every other month at the Belmont Shores Home Park clubhouse on Loynes Drive (next to the Gaslamp). For more information go to:
Neighborhood Cleanup Events/City of Long Beach
Visit this website:
Save Our Beach
Visit website below to see dates of ongoing beach cleanup events for areas in Southern California.
Sierra Club (Long Beach chapter)
Visit website to view days and times of hikes and other activities for Long Beach: