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Grow LA Victory Garden Initiative Class Schedule

Fall 2016

Altadena Community Garden (Beginning)
Address: 3330 N. Lincoln Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001
Dates: October 1, 8, 15 and 22 (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.

Emerson Avenue Community Garden (Beginning)
Address: 6550 W. 80th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Dates: September 18, 25 and October 9, 16 (Sunday)
Time: 12:30 am to 3:30 pm
Instructor: Michael Calzada
Contact Info: (310) 743-4103, iwoodplan@hotmail.com
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class
For 90301, 90302 and 90303 residents, $20 for series or $5 per class.

Fountain Community Garden (Beginning)
Address: 5620 Fountain Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Dates: September 17, 24 and October 1, 8 (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

Good Earth Community Garden (Beginning/Intermediate)
Address: Carmona Avenue and Boden Street, Los Angeles, CA 90016
Dates: September 24 and October 1, 8, 15 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Instructor: Masha Calloway
Contact Info: (323) 556-4729, mcallowaygarden@gmail.com
Fees: $50 for series or $15 per class
No one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Garden volunteer trade is available. Please contact instructor.

Greystone Mansion (Beginning)
Address: 905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Dates: September 25 and October 2, 9, 16 (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

The Learning Garden, Venice High School (Beginning)
Address: 13000 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Dates: August 21, 28 and September 11, 18 (Sunday)
Time: 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Instructors: Nancy Mills and David King
Contact Info: (310) 397-5723, grandy133@verizon.net
Fees: $55 ($82/couple) for series or $15 per class

Longden Elementary School Garden (Beginning)
Address: 9501 Wendon Avenue, Temple City, CA 91780
Dates: October 1, 8, 22 and 29 (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

Lutheran Church of the Master/Alan Hjelm Community Garden (Intermediate/Advanced)
Address: 725 East Avenue J, Lancaster, CA 93534
Dates: September 10, 17, 24 and October 1 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (9:00 am to 4:00 pm for final session)
Instructor: Susan Bowman
Contact Info: (661) 209-6002, mgsusieinthegarden@yahoo.com
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class

MEND-Meet Each Need with Dignity (Beginning)
Address: TBD, a location in Pacoima, CA 91331
Dates: October 4, 11, 18 and 25
Time: 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Instructor: Adam Brooks
Contact Info: (818) 686-7365, adamvista@mendpoverty.org
Fees: FREE ($6 donation requested from students outside of MEND service area)

Natural History Museum of LA County (Beginning)
Address: 900 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Dates: October 16, 23 and 30 (Sunday)
Time: 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Instructor: Florence Nishida
Contact Info: (213) 763-3499, growtips@gmail.com. Go to http://www.nhm.org/site/activities-programs/gardening.
Fees: Per class fee is NOT available.
$100 for museum members
$120 for non members
$80 for neighborhood residents
Residents of 90006, 90007, 90008, 90011, 90016, 90018, 90037, 90062 and 90089 are eligible for the neighborhood rate. Please contact the museum (number is listed above) for details.

Netiya-Sinai Akiba Academy (Beginning)
Address: 10400 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite SAA, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Dates: September 14, 21, 28; October 5, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 15, 30; December 7, 14; and January 4, 11, 18, 25 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Instructor: Devorah Brous
Contact Info: (213) 500-1973, info@netiya.org
Fees: Classes are FREE

St. Cornelius School Organic Garden (Beginning)
Address: 5500 E. Wardlow Road, Long Beach, CA 90808
Dates: August 20, 27 and September 10, 17 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Instructor: Alex Aleshire
Contact Info: (310) 968-0546, alex@hippytoes.com
Fees: $55 for series or $15 per class

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