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TORRANCE CERTIFIED

 FARMERS MARKET

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013

8 AM - 1 PM

WILSON PARK

Find fresh produce, local products, meat and eggs, flowers and breads, good food and lots of fun at the Torrance Certified Farmers' Market! Year 'round, rain or shine, in the parking lot of Wilson Park, adjacent to the Dee Hardison Sports Center. Read More...

KATY GEISSERT LIBRARY OPEN

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2013 

1 - 5 PM

The Katy Geissert Library will be open to the public between the hours of 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2013. Read More...

SCIENCE MONTH

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013

4 PM | FREE

KATY GEISSERT LIBRARY

January is Science Month, with a program at every library location all about science! Radical Reactions, a highly interactive show that includes science demonstrations with polymers, liquid nitrogen, and a few surprises! Science Month is sponsored by the ExxonMobil Foundation. These programs are free with no registration, and are suitable for ages five and up.  Read More...

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VOLUME 3  |  ISSUE 4

January 24 - January 30 , 2013

TORRANCE THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS:

MAGGIE'S GETTING MARRIED

FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013 | 8 - 10 PM | $25

1316 CABRILLO AVE.

Come to Downtown Torrance and join the Duncan family who has gathered together for a party on the night before the wedding of their youngest daughter, Maggie and their soon-to-be son-in-law Russell MacMillian. When Maggie's older sister returns home for the wedding, she discovers that she knows him a little better than Maggie would like her to and the mayhem ensues. Written by Norm Foster, Canada's funniest and most produced playwright, this rip-roaring comedy will have you laughing up the aisles and leaving the theatre with a side ache. Tickets are $25 and the show starts at 8 p.m. Read More...

BOTANICAL AND ZOOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP

SATURDAY , JANUARY 26, 2013 | 10 AM - NOON | $10

MADRONA MARSH NATURE CENTER AND PRESERVE

Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw beautiful plants and animals? Do you admire those who can draw but you haven't really tried to learn yet? Well then, this class is for you. Join Lala Ragimov and discover that you can draw and make beautiful illustrations. Basic drawing and watercolor supplies provided. This workshop occurs once a month on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; dates vary. Adults and children from 9+ are welcome. Pre-registration is recommended. $10 per person. Read More...

TORRANCE ART MUSEUM PRESENTS

PARADOX MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS

SATURDAY , JANUARY 26, 2013 | 11 AM - 5 PM | FREE

3320 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE

Come to the Torrance Art Museum and see a comprehensive manual of contemporary painting from Los Angeles and beyond. Compiled by Max Presneill and Jason Ramos the museum will be featuring works by various artists, Read More...

THE COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT PRESENTS

THE TORRETTES WINTER SHOW

SATURDAY , JANUARY 26, 2013 | 7:30 PM | $5

KEN MILLER AUDITORIUM

Come and enjoy the crisp and organized performances by the City of Torrance's young ladies in this drill team spectacular. Tickets are $5 and the show starts promptly at 7:30 p.m. Read More...

TORRANCE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION PRESENTS

BIG DRUM/SMALL WORLD WITH JAZZ REACH

SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013 | 8 PM

JAMES ARMSTRONG THEATRE

Big Drum/Small World merges a broad range of musical ideas and celebrated artistic collaboration and stylistic amalgamation. Always an inclusive, unifying art form, jazz has vividly reflected our collective national character and diverse culture dynamism. In line with this tradition, Big Drum/Small World aims to show how jazz continues to unite us and exemplify our increasingly interdependent world. General Admission is $30 and $27 for Season Subscribers. Read More... 

3RD ANNUAL BARTLETT CENTER TALENT SHOW

MONDAY, JANUARY 28, 2013 | 11 AM - 1 PM | $5

BARTLETT SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

The Torrance Youth Council presents the 3rd Annual Bartlett Center Talent Show. Students from each of the Torrance High schools will perform a variety of song, dance, and musical acts, A special Luau luncheon will be served. Admission is $5, Read More...

TORRANCE CENTENNIAL COLLECTIBLE DVD BOX SET

ON SALE NOW | $20 DVD SET ONLY, $25 WITH DELIVERY

Purchase a piece of history and own your copy of the Torrance Centennial Collectible DVD box set. With over 18 Hours of Historical Film, Special Footage from Centennial Events, Tours of Torrance Historical Homes, Centennial Interviews with Current and Former Mayors, and Much More! Available for purchase at TorranceCentennial.Org, the Torrance Historical Society Museum and the Office of Cable and Community Relations during regular office hours. For more information Read More...

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