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By Elaine Murphy Carlson | Broker in Palos Verdes Estates,...

Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Palos Verdes

If you are looking for some outdoor activities for the weekend, here are a few that Palos Verdes homes owners will enjoy. On Saturday 2/23/2013, White Point Nature Preserve is having its Outdoor Volunteer Day.  They are looking for volunteers to help plant native vegetation  and beautify the demonstration garden surrounding the Nature Education Center.  They will be working from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and there is plenty of parking.  Also on Saturday is Story Time with the Rangers at the preserve and the theme this week is Love on the Preserve.  This is for ages 3+ and goes from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

White Point Nature Preserve is located at 1600 W. Paseo Del Mar, San Pedro. You might want to call ahead to check the weather in the morning  (310) 561-0917.

On Sunday, 2/24/2013, George F. Canyon Preserve will be having its Full Moon Hike  .The Canyon Night Hikes are one of the most unique encounters that the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy and The Nature Center offer.  Held on or near a full moon evening, this walk brings you to the top of the canyon for a fantastic view of city lights below.  You will be guided by an experienced volunteer on this two-mile round-trip hike, and will experience nocturnal delights (as well as a rise in elevation).

This is a very enjoyable hike and you must bring a flashlight in order to enjoy the sights.  Children must be at least 8 years old.  Please allow 2 hours for the walk.  There is a $10 per person fee and a limit of 20 participants.  Reservations are required and starting time will be announced.  Please call (310) 547-0862 to RSVP.

Photo courtesy of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

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