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DOWNTOWN TORRANCE
HOLIDAY SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 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, DECEMBER 21, 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. Learn More... 

 

HOLIDAY SHOPPER'S SPECIAL FREE BUS SERVICE!

In the spirit of offering ease to shopping the Hawthorne corridor this holiday season, Torrance Transit will again be offering the Torrance community its annual "Shoppers' Special Bus" service.  Find Out More...

TORRANCE CENTENNIAL COLLECTIBLE DVD BOX SET 

BACK FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPING

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.Orgthe 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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VOLUME 3  |  ISSUE 48

December 19 - December 25, 2013

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CITY HALL CLOSED

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24 - WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2013

The City of Torrance would like to wish everyone Happy Holidays!

WINTER WONDERLAND CONCERT

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2013 | 7 PM

TICKETS: $10 ADULTS AND $5 CHILDREN

JAMES R. ARMSTRONG THEATRE

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The North Torrance Youth Musicians Ensemble (nTyme) presents an evening of musical entertainment with their Winter Wonderland Concert featuring performances by the Youth Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, directed by Glen Kamida, Heriberto Ramos, and Leonard Narumi. Join the Fun...

CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT CLASS AND

 INTRODUCTION TO BIRD AND BIRDING

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2013 | 8:30 - 11:30 AM | $5

MADRONA MARSH NATURE CENTER AND PRESERVE

Come join us for a beginner's guide to birds, bird-life and behavior. Each class will include a short presentation about the featured birds, followed by a walk on the Preserve to look for them. This month's program will be Nationwide Birding - history and the importance of the Christmas bird count. 

 

The Christmas Bird Count is the longest running Citizen Science survey in the world! During the holiday season it has become a tradition for nature lovers to go out in the field and document beautiful local birds. Join us for the 114th CBC and help us survey the local bird population. In order to attend the all day Christmas bird count on the 22nd, you must attend this class and learn how to identify different species and the proper methods of surveying an area. $5 per person. Ages 12+. To register and for more information Click Here...

FREE TECH TRAINING FOR ADULTS

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2013 | 10 AM - 5 PM

KATY GEISSERT CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY

 
Remember when CitiCABLE 3's This Week in Torrance took you to the Katy Geissert Civic Center Library for a tech savvy experience? If you missed it, watch episode 46.13 for a preview of the fun event. Watch Here...
 
If you would like to join the fun learning experience, the Torrance Public Library invites you to try out this exciting new service that aims to expose you to the latest technologies, featuring hands-on demonstrations. Come learn about the newest trends in technology, and participate in one-on-one conversations with our knowledgeable tech savy teens. Recommended for ages 40+ or anyone interested in learning a new skill. Space is limited Learn Something New...

THE NUTCRACKER

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21 - SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2013

7 PM SATURDAY AND 2 PM SUNDAY

 $19.50 FOR ADULTS AND $17.50 FOR CHILDREN

JAMES R. ARMSTRONG THEATRE

Relive the classic story of Clara and Fritz as they dream of a land of magic. Revolving around Clara's broken, and then magically repaired nutcracker, an evening of delight and ballet ensue with familiar favorites brought to life by this special company of dancers. Enjoy the Holiday Spirit...

REGISTER NOW FOR

WINTER FUN AND TEEN CAMPS 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2013
THURSDAY, JANUARY 2 - FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM | EXTRA SUPERVISION IS AVAILABLE 
VARIOUS LOCATIONS
The Recreation Services Division offers camps for children ages 6-14 during winter, spring and summer vacation. Each one week session includes arts, crafts, cooking, games, entertainment and a special excursion. Camp meets 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Participants may also register for extended supervision from 7 - 8:30 a.m. or 4:30 - 6 p.m.) Comfortable clothing, closed toe shoes and a sack lunch with a drink are required each day. Camp t-shirts are available for $7 per shirt and must be worn on all excursions. 
 
Winter Fun and Teen Camps will be December 30, 2013 and January 2 and 3, 2014. Registration for Torrance residents begins Tuesday, November 19. Registration for non-Torrance residents begins Tuesday, December 3. The Registration Office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and is closed every other Friday. Registration is open at the Registration Office until December 27th and 6 a.m. online until December 30th. For camp locations and more information Learn More...
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