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Local Interests

Arts and Entertainment

Palos Verdes Art CenterNon-profit visual arts school providing art classes in a variety of mediums to students of all ages. Visit the center for free exhibitions by local, national and international artists.Angels Gate Cultural CenterBringing the community together with through creative exploration. The center offers a host of fascinating interactive courses, gallery exhibits, cultural events and art classes.The Point Vicente Interpretive CenterOne of the region's foremost whale watching sites and a gorgeous park alongside the Point Vicente Lighthouse. Learn about the peninsula's unique natural and cultural history at the park's 10,000 SF interpretive center.Point Vicente LighthouseHistorical landmark and one of the premier tourist attractions of Palos Verdes.Palos Verdes Peninsula VillageVolunteer opportunities abound as the Village works tirelessly to help the community's elderly "age in place."

Education

Southern California Marine InstituteIn conjunction with 22 major colleges and universities, SCMI strives to provide a quality hands-on learning environment for developing expertise in marine studies. Growth in marine science and effective research are cornerstones of the facility's mission statement.Cal State Dominguez Hills UniversityThe future looks bright with a broad selection of undergraduate and graduate degrees plus popular certificate and credential programs.Cal State Long Beach University4-year university offering bachelor degree programs in Arts, Business, Health, Engineering, Science and Mathematics, Education and more.Los Angeles Harbor CollegeOffering associates degrees, job training assistance and university transfer programs, Los Angeles Harbor College prepares youth and adult learners for success in the workforce.Peninsula Center LibraryA one-stop shop for all your reading material needs. Order e-books online or visit the local branch. Services include meeting rooms, children's reading initiatives and a host of community outreach programs.Marymount California UniversityPromoting a welcoming and diverse campus. Marymount California's vision is to help students achieve higher-education goals and prepare for a lifelong learning.

Recreation

Portuguese Bend ReserveNearly 400 acres of nature preserve. Rolling hills, rock outcrops, canyons, unique flora and a network of walking trails for nature exploration.Abalone Cove Ecological ReserveWalking trails, tide pools, magnificent bluff-top views and plenty of parking. Visit Abalone Cove's unique black sand beaches.Local ParksSports fields, picnic facilities, walking trails and more.White Point - Royal Palms BeachAn idyllic destination for a Sunday getaway. Spectacular views of Catalina Island, children's playground, picnic area and over 1/2 mile of rocky beach and tide pools teeming with wildlife.South Coast Botanic GardenOne of the area's most exceptional horticultural experiences. Spend the day enjoying an endless array of plants and wildlife or browse SCBG's event calendar.Cabrillo Marine AquariumWorking to respect and preserve Southern California marine life. Visit the aquarium and participate in a variety of programs and events.

Shopping and Dining

San Pedro Fish MarketEnjoy the glory of seaside living by shopping or dining at San Pedro Fish Market. Stop by for a meal or order your fresh off the boat seafood to go.Peninsula Shopping CenterFind big name favorites like T.J. Maxx and PetCo as well as boutique local shops and services. Extensive restaurant selection makes dinner out a breeze.The Artist Studio GalleryBrowse an ever-evolving collection of one-of-a-kind gifts and fine art for the home or office. All mediums are represented at the galleries: wood, sculpture, class, ceramic and more. Del Amo Fashion Center200+ stores arranged in a gorgeous palm tree enhanced setting. Head to the South Bay's premier retail destination for fashion forward clothing and unique dining experiences.

Sports

Trump National Golf ClubThe quintessential club experience. Valet, high-end golf shop and incredibly scenic holes that never stray far from the oceanPeninsula Racquet ClubThe only tennis club in So Cal where you can whale watch between sets! Enjoy cool ocean breezes as you serve and volley on the cliffs of Palos Verdes Peninsula.Los Verdes Golf CourseChallenging course featuring dramatic ocean views and cliff side fairways. Rated as one of the best golf course values in the state of California. Palos Verdes Tennis Club12 beautifully maintained courts, spacious clubhouse, well-appointed locker facilities and top-caliber Pro Shop.The Jack Kramer ClubLegacy club that helped shape the careers of championship caliber tennis stars such as Pete Sampras and Lindsey Davenport.

Transportation

Palos Verdes Transit AuthorityServing seniors in the Palos Verdes community
Last Updated: 5/14/2018