Two easy hikes before bowling for a very good cause:
11 AM TO 12:30 PM--Redondo Wilderness Park, 1102 S. Camino Real
a former Nike missile base donated by the US military to the City of Redondo Beach and converted into a wilderness camp
PHOTOS: https://picasaweb.google.com/Rare.Earth.fotos/RedondoWildernessPark9272009# (https://picasaweb.google.com/Rare.Earth.fotos/RedondoWildernessPark9272009)
and more info: http://www.redondo.org/depts/recreation/facilities/Alta%20Vista/Wilderness%20Park%20Brochure.pdf
then, 1 to 3 PM--George F Canyon in Palos Verdes
total hike: 1 1/2 miles up and down a canyon with lots of wildflowers and city views at the top
Located at the Southwest corner of Palos Verdes Drive North and Palos Verdes Drive East
PHOTOS: https://picasaweb.google.com/Rare.Earth.fotos/GeorgeFCanyonParkPalosVerdes9272009# (https://picasaweb.google.com/Rare.Earth.fotos/GeorgeFCanyonParkPalosVerdes9272009)
FINALLY....4 to 6 PM—Bowling at Palos Verdes Bowl (in Torrance) 24600 Crenshaw Blvd.
A fundraiser for a very good cause
TO RESERVE A LANE, PLEASE RSVP BEFOREHAND IF YOU ARE BOWLING TO [masked]!
Let the good times roll by BOWLING for BUDDIES www.bestbuddies.org (http://www.bestbuddies.org/)
Place: Palos Verdes Bowl, 24600 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance CA 90505
(across from Torrance Crossroads Shopping Center)
Cost per bowler: requested donation between $20-25
Includes pizza, refillable soda, shoes, 2 hours of bowling and good music! Alcoholic beverages are extra.
RSVP deadline: June 25, to: Organizer Lesa Miller[masked] or [masked]
Use your “spare” time to help developmentally-challenged kids forge lasting friendships and enter the mainstream workforce. Great raffle prizes for kingpins and alley cats!!
This fun-draiser is right up your alley, so come strike a pose for Best Buddies before you split!
DIRECTIONS TO GET THERE:
FROM WEST L.A: Pacific Coast Highway south to Torrance Blvd. Turn left (east), then in 1/4 mile, turn right onto Camino Real, follow it 1/2 mile abd park is on your left just after you pass Prospect Avenue. PRINT OUT THE MAP BELOW...
FOR A PRINTABLE MAP TO THE HIKES AND BOWLING ALLEY, CLICK HERE: http://photos2.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/7/3/b/highres_31642331.jpeg
BRING: LOTS OF WATER, COMFORTABLE SHOES, A HAT, MUNCHIES, SUNSCREEN, CAMERA
THE USUAL LEGAL DISCLAIMER, WARNING OF RISK ETC: YOU AGREE BY GOING ON THIS HIKE THAT YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY AND THAT THE MEETUP FOLKS HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR SAFETY. PLEASE READ THE MEETUP TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP: http://www.meetup.com/terms/ ESPECIALLY PARAGRAPH 11.
And for more cool hikes this week, see my Calendar of Meetup hikes in L.A.: http://lameetuphikes.blogspot.com