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Grow LA Victory Garden Initiative Class Schedule

Spring 2016

Alan Hjelm Community Garden (Beginning)
Address: Lutheran Church of the Master, 725 East Avenue J, Lancaster, CA 93535
Dates: April 16, 23, 30 and May 7 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (4/16, 4/30 & 5/7); 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm (4/23)
Instructor: Susan Bowman
Contact Info: (661) 209-6002, jackanna1007@yahoo.com
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class

Altadena Community Garden (Beginning)
Address: 3330 N. Lincoln Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001
Dates: April 9, 16, 23 and 30 (Saturday)
Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Instructors: Randy Bayard and Jeri Huston
Contact Info: (818) 314-5386, glavgaltadena@gmail.com
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class
FREE for Altadena Community Garden members.

Community Gardens of Santa Clarita (Beginning)
Address: 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91350
Dates: March 19, 26 and April 2 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Instructors: Rose Scordino, Diane Benjamin, Carol Mireles and Jennifer Seibel
Contact Info: rosescordino@gmail.com
Fees: $55 for series or $20 per class
For members of the Community Gardens of Santa Clarita, a 50% discount is applied to the cost of the series.

Day One (Beginning)
Address: 175 N. Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, CA 9110
Dates: April 16, 23, 30 and May 7 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 to 11:00 am
Instructor: Catalina Gonzalez
Contact Info: (626) 627-5004, catcatcat.alina@gmail.com
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class
Scholarships for Day One Youth Advocates and High School students are available. Also, discounts for residents of qualifying codes are available. Please contact instructor.

Emerson Avenue Community Garden (Beginning)
Address: 8050 Emerson Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Dates: April 17 & May 1, 15 and 22 (Sunday)
Time: 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Instructor: Dana Morgan
Contact Info: (310) 702-6653, danah.morgan@gmail.com
Fees: $55 for series or $20 per class
$50 for series for EACG plot holders, Wright STEAM Magnet Middle School employees and parents, and WISH Charter employees and parents.

Filipino American Service Group (Beginning)
Address: 135 N. Park View Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
Dates: April 2, 9, 16 and 23 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Instructor: Liza Go
Contact Info: golizago13@gmail.com
Fees:
$55 for series or $15 per class for General Public
$20 for class or $5 per class for qualified low-income participants.
$82 for series for two (you and your spouse/domestic partner, parent/child or sibling)

Fountain Community Garden (Beginning)
Address: 5620 Fountain Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Dates: March 5, 12, 19 and 26 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Instructor: Dan Fujiwara
Contact Info: (213) 479-3228, dfuji@sbcglobal.net
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class

Greystone Mansion (Beginning)
Address: 905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Dates: May 15, 22 and June 5, 12 (Sunday)
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Instructor: George Pessin
Contact Info: (310) 779-8816, gp305@yahoo.com
Fees: $56 for series or $15 per class
For Beverly Hills residents, $45 for series or $12 per class.

The Learning Garden, Venice High School (Beginning)
Address: 13000 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Dates: April 3, 10, 17 and 24 (Sunday)
Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Instructor: Nancy Mills and David King
Contact Info: grandy133@verizon.net
F
ees: $55 for series or $15 per class.
$82 for series per couple.

Long Beach Organic South 40 Community Garden (Beginning)
Address: 2813 South Street, Long Beach, CA 90805
Dates: April 2, 9, 16 and 23 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Instructor: Luis Sanchez
Contact Info: (213) 864-1278, amoralsol@yahoo.com
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class

Longden Elementary School (Beginning)
Address: 9501 Wendon Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780
Dates: April 2, 9, 16 and 23 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Instructor: Helen Redmond
Contact Info: (818) 371-1766, iamlky@yahoo.com
Fees: $50 for series or $15 per class
For Temple City USD staff, $15 for series or $5 per class.
FREE for Temple City USD students.

Meet Each Need with Dignity, MEND (Beginning)
Address: 10641 San Fernando Road, Pacoima, CA 91331
Dates: March 29, April 5, 12 and 19 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 to 8:30 pm
Instructor: Laura Robledo
Contact Info: (818) 288-1965, laura.robledo.89@gmail.com
Fees: FREE. Must RSVP in advance.

Meet Each Need with Dignity, MEND (Intermediate)
Address: 10641 San Fernando Road, Pacoima, CA 91331
Dates: February 9, 16 and 23 (Tuesday)
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Instructor: Laura Robledo
Contact Info: (818) 288-1965, laura.robledo.89@gmail.com
Fees: FREE. Must RSVP in advance.

Mulholland Middle School, Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention (Beginning)
Address: 6651-C Balboa Boulevard, Van Nuys, CA 91406
Dates: April 10, 17, 24 and May 1 (Sunday)
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Instructors: Randy Thomson, Pam Aitchison and Tove Aitchison
Contact Info: (818) 436-9484, lacmgrst@gmail.com
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class  (This site has been CANCELED.)

Natural History Museum of LA County (Beginning)
Address: 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Dates: February 28, March 6, 13 and 20 (Sunday)
Time: 1:00 to 4:30 pm
Instructor: Florence Nishida
Contact Info: (213)  763-3499, growtips@gmail.com
Fees: 4-class series only available
Museum members pay $100 for series.
Non-museum members pay $120 for series.
Discounts for residents of neighborhood zip codes are available. Go to http://www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/gardening or call (213) 763-3499 for details.

Playa del Rey Elementary School (Beginning)
Address: 12221 Juniette Street, Culver City, CA 90230
Dates: March 6, 13, 20 & April 3, 10 (Sunday)
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Instructor: Martha Clayton
Contact Info: themarthaclayton@gmail.com
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class
FREE for Playa del Rey families of students.
Work trade is available. Please contact instructor.

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