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Community Events

 

AUDUBON BEACH WALKS
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARION!
COMMUNITY PICNIC
CARDBOARD YACHT REGATTA

Free community events are offered year-round. Photos of recent events are below.
We will post upcoming events here as soon as they are announced.
For cultural events, see Cultural Programs, Events & Tours>


AUDUBON BEACH WALKS

Connect with your inner naturalist and join us for Beach Walks with the Santa Monica & Los Angeles Audubon Societies, a Beach House winter tradition.  Beach Walks are free, reservations are required.  Comfortable clothing and sun protection are recommended.
Snowy Plover Beach Walk
Snowy Plover Beach Ecology Walk
Sunday, December 28, 8:30am-10am
 
Looking for a new holiday tradition? Explore the habitat and life cycles of the federally threatened snowy plover, a small white bird that makes Santa Monica and surrounding beach cities its home this time of year. Binoculars will be provided, or bring your own!  
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Audubon Family Field TripFamily Field Trip Beach Walk
Sunday, December 28, 10:30am-11:30am
Sign your permission slip for fun. We'll head to the beach to explore slimy seaweed, sand crabs, beach hoppers, gulls, snowy plovers and grebes! Recommended for ages 5 and up, with parent or guardian in attendance. Binoculars and field guides will be available for extra fun. 
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Beach Walk & Sketch

Beach Walk & Sketch
Sunday, January 18, 9am-10:30am
Love the beach? Have an eye for detail? Bring your sense of adventure and take to the sands to walk and sketch the natural wonders of Santa Monica State Beach.  Binoculars, drawing boards and newsprint will be provided, or bring your own easy to carry sketching tools. 
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARION! 
Sunday, January 11, 11am-2pm Happy Birthday, Marion!
A winter tradition at the Beach House, Happy Birthday Marion! pays tribute to the original Beach House resident, Marion Davies; actress, philanthropist, famed party host, and mistress of media tycoon WIlliam Randolph Hearst.  Join the Santa Monica Conservancy and celebrate with vintage panache at Davies' 1928 Julia Morgan designed Guest House.  Event schedule TBA!  
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Photo albums of Recent Events



All photos taken by Jason Abraham. 

Teams of two construct yachts from corrugated cardboard and duct tape and vie for awards in a variety of categories.  Registration is $15 per team.  Anyone can watch and cheer on the yachts!  Look for the next Regatta in August 2015.  

 

 


Pack a dinner and grab your friends and family for a fun evening at the Beach House.  Games for all ages, or sit back and relax.  This event is free, reservations are requested.  The Community Picnic takes place every July.  

 

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