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DOWNTOWN TORRANCE MARKETPLACE

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2013 

NOW THROUGH 8 PM

1225 EL PRADO AVE.

Old Torrance is taking to the streets with gifts, arts & crafts, vintage treasures, jewelry, antiques, and more! Shop at the Market Place today and enjoy great reasonably priced menu items at these six local eateries!! $2, $4, $6, who ate in Downtown Torrance?!? Please join us for the HAPPY HOUR $2 - $4 - $6 Event this and each Thursday during Torrance Marketplace. Enjoy delicious food and drinks at the happy hour pricing. Read More...

TORRANCE CERTIFIED

 FARMERS MARKET

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013

 8 AM - 1 PM

CHARLES H. 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...

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VOLUME 3  |  ISSUE 33

August 22 - August 28, 2013

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MEATBALLS AND BINGO!

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2013 | 6 PM - 9 PM | $30

SONS OF ITALY - 1744 CARSON STREET

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The Torrance Rose Float Association presents- Meatballs and Bingo! This is a special fundraiser for the 2014 float. The $30 entry fee will get you food and 5 Bingo Cards (more cards can be purchased). Check it Out...
 

DOWNTOWN TORRANCE ANTIQUE STREET FAIRE

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013 | 8 AM - 3 PM

1317 SARTORI AVE

On the 4th Sunday of every month, 150+ sellers set up in the streets of downtown Torrance with antiques, collectibles, furniture, toys, tools, arts & crafts, home decor and more. Everything is at a bargain price and many downtown restaurants and shops have exciting Street Faire specials! Dave Brownlee and his crew will also be available for antique appraisals. Join the Fun... 

 WALKING TOUR OF HISTORICAL OLD TORRANCE

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 2013 | 1:30 - 3 PM

TORRANCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND MUSEUM 

1345 POST AVE

The Torrance Historical Society is hosting a free docent-led Walking Tour of Old Torrance, and you're invited! The Tour will point out many of the historic sites and landmarks of Old Torrance. The tour is an easy, but brisk walk covering eight blocks. It's open to the public, requires no reservations, and is hosted on the fourth Sunday of every month, May - October. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Bring your camera, and a friend! Explore More...

LIBRARY SPOT OPEN HOUSE 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 | 3:30 - 5 PM

PUEBLO PARK, COMMUNITY ROOM 2252 DEL AMO BLVD.

 
Join us at Pueblo Park as we celebrate the opening of the Library Spot in Public Parks program. You'll get to learn about the new Little Free Library, adjacent to the Community Room at Pueblo Park, and how you can have great reading at your fingertips. Join the Fun...

TORRANCE HOMETOWN HEROES 

MILITARY RECOGNITION PROGRAM 

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS

The Hometown Heroes Military Banner Recognition Program recognizes our community's men and women in uniform who are currently serving in the Armed Forces, veterans who have served in the past, or veterans of the past who are now deceased. Street banners will be installed honoring individuals, and after being displayed for a minimum of 3 months will be presented to the family. In addition, the City Council will present a proclamation, acknowledging the individual's service to the City and the Nation. For resident stories about the program, Click Here, or for program details Read More...

 

 MADRONA MARSH TEMPORARILY CLOSED 

In review of the findings and data presented by Los Angeles County Vector Control, and as a precautionary measure, the City of Torrance closed the Madrona Marsh Preserve on August 5th. The Preserve will remain closed until additional data is provided by Vector Control. Read More (PDF)>>

 

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