TURF: A Mini-Golf Project: “TURF: A Mini-Golf Project explores Los Angeles through the playful tropes of artificial terrains and fantastical architecture in a nine-hole miniature golf course. Organized by Materials & Applications (M&A), nine architects, designers and artists considered topics relevant to Los Angeles today — including topography and territory, drought and lawns, parking and traffic, nature and neighborhoods, housing typologies and identity — to create obstacles in the form of the miniature and the absurd.”
When: June 18 – July 31, 2016
Where: 1601 Park Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90026 (Echo Park Ave. / Park Ave.)
La Kretz League Beach Day: Join the La Kretz Center for a day of beach science and learning! The La Kretz Center has funded three UCLA graduate students conducting ocean related projects this year. We would love for you to hear about them and participate in their work.
When: July 16th, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Where: 23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90265
Is South L.A. an Urban Success Story?: A Zócalo/The California Wellness Foundation Event moderated by Jennifer Ferro, President, KCRW. Community Development Technologies Center CEO Benjamin Torres, former president of the Los Angeles Board of Public Works Valerie Shaw, USC Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII) director Manuel Pastor, and El Nuevo Sur founder Jorge Nuño visit Zócalo to examine whether South L.A.’s should be considered an urban success story.
When: July 13, 2016 7:30 PM
Where: Mercado La Paloma, 3655 S Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90007
CURRENT:LA: Get a fresh perspective on the LA River at this art biennial, where local artists have erected installations at 16 sites along the river, from the Hansen Dam in the Valley down to Point Fermin in San Pedro. The first edition is organized around the theme of “water,” a critical and timely resource. The city-presented exhibition includes the help of a dozen community programs, like Clockshop and FoLAR.
When: July 16 – August 14, 2016
Where: Various locations in L.A.
Adamson House Garden Tour: Take a walk in Adamson House garden by the sea and learn about trees and exotic plantings around the Spanish Colonial Revival style home – a National Historic S. Tickets are $7 for 17 and older, $2 for ages 6-16, and 5 and younger are free.
When: July 15, 2016 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: 23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu
TreePeople Community Tree Care Team Training: “Have you planned a greening project at your home, neighborhood, school or park? Then join TreePeople and the Atwater Village Neighborhood Council Community Greening Committee for this fun, informative, and hands-on workshop where you and your family and friends will learn how to care for trees and other plants where you live, learn and play.”
When: July 16, 2016, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Northeast Los Angeles