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Join the Recreation and Parks Department during low tide for a beach cleanup! Abalone Cove is a beautiful , natural beach with tide pools, rock formations an abundatn sea life. 

Volunteers will be provided with tools, gloves, water, and a light snack. Please wear closed-toed shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. Involves a 10-15 min. hike down dirt trails to the beach. 

Please RSVP at the web link below. 


Listening and sharing our stories is a great way to learn about each other. Come to the Chinese American Museum for scheduled book readings. Hands-on activities will accompany the story-time readings throughout the day including a Spring tea meditation and art-making session.

This family program is free and open to the public; however, RSVPs are kindly requested. Please RSVP at the weblink below or email


Come out to support this annual fundraiser and community favorite event. You'll see local kids and maybe some skateboarding pro's whizzing around the skate park, performing tricks.

Donations and pledges will be accepted and all monies received will benefit the Hermosa View and Valley PTO. Everyone is welcome to Skate and be sure to bring elbow pads, knee pads and a helmet. Free refreshments will be provided and EVERY person who makes a donation will receive a gift.  


Armed with a variety of musical instruments Dave Winstone a.k.a. Cap’n Dave takes wild romp through the British Isles and across the sea, meeting a few pirates along the way, featuring Irish and Celtic tunes and well known Sea Shanties. This is a family oriented music event, ages 4+. A musical instrument petting zoo will follow the performance. Admission is free.

Dave sings in 8 languages and plays 9 instruments. He graduated cum laude from Berklee College of Music with a degree in arranging, composition, and guitar studies. He enjoys working with audiences of all ages.


Come on down to Point Vicente Interpretive Center and bring the kids to celebrate National Parks Day! Bring beach chairs, a picnic lunch, and dress for outdoor fun! Activities include:

  • Guided Hike
  • Sea Lab's Touch Tanks
  • Mobile Zoo
  • Craft Booth
  • Games
  • Information Booths
  • Museum Tour
  • Prize games and more



April 22nd is Earth Day, the OCEAN needs YOU. Help us do our part as citizens of planet Earth by cleaning up a small portion of Huntington Beach. The clean up will start off near the pier and walk a short distance to collect as we go. Snacks and refreshments will be provided,  but you can also bring a reusable water bottle or a small lunch for yourselves. Trash bags and gloves will be provided as well.


Join in for a day of earth-friendly fun and celebrate the 4th Annual Citywide EARTH DAY LA! LA Sanitation & Environment will again bring their trucks for kids to explore, and will have over 50 educational (and fun!) exhibits for the whole family to learn about sustainability. In the spirit of environmental awareness, we hope that you will consider taking public transportation to the event. You can plan your arrival at

Food and beverage are free all day in our Food Tent, while supplies last. The Kids Zone has games, activities, and prizes for children as well as an Envirorazzi Photo Op!

Bring the kids and spend the day flying kites with your family and friends at Ken Malloy Harbor Regional Park. We encourage you to bring your favorite kites to fly! Featuring activities and attractions incuding:

  • *Aquarium of the Pacific mobile exhibit
  • Kite building workshop (limited amount of free kites available )
  • NBC4 Anthony Yanez meteorologist 4x4 truck weather radar demo
  • Composting demos from the city ( composting bins available to purchase for $20.00 with a check )
  • Free tree adoptions
  • *Chalk art contest (limited space available -artist registration required email
  • Kid zone with jumpers , arts and crafts and kids chalk area
  • Free Earth Day giveaways
  • Readings from local Harbor City Librarian - Donna Atmur
  • Tesla model X on display
  • Professional kite demos
  • CicLAvia- Free bike helmet raffle
  • Food trucks
  • Meet Reggie the alligator mascot


Earth Day is a FREE community festival where all of LA County is invited to spend the day with the staff of the Sanitation Districts. Learn from over 50 green exhibitors all the ways you can help the environment, take tours of the facilities and see how they convert waste into resources. Its not all about learning, come have fun too! Music, magicians, and face painters will make sure all ages have a good time.

See weblink below for further details.


Pacoima Beautiful welcomes you to honor Earth Day by joining in on a community cleanup and helping to create a community garden. Let's do our part to keep the planet and our community clean and green! Bring your friends and family along.

Service hours, tools, and lunch will be provided.