Next Events
Monthly Beach Cleanup
Monthly Beach Clean Ups
July 9th and August 13th 12:00-2:00 pm. Arroyo Burro Beach
After the Clean Up, stop by the South Coast Watershed Resource Center and learn how your actions affect the health of our creeks and ocean.


Macrame Plant Hangers

Friday, July 14, 6 to 8pm
If you have always wanted to learn macramé, or just want a fun new plant hanger, join us for this beginning Macramé Workshop. Guest Artist Judy Nilsen will teach different knots that can be used in any macramé project and guide attendees in creating their own unique plant hangers. Each participant will leave with a completed plant hanger; just add a plant to brighten up any space. Tickets include two hours of instruction, materials, and one glass of wine. Plants will not be provided at this workshop.
Eventbrite - Macramé Plant Hangers
Rockin' Our Roots Concert in the Vines

Saturday, July 22, 2:00 to 6:00 pm at Buttonwood Farm Vineyard in Solvang.
Enjoy an afternoon in the sun at this beautiful farm. Bring a lawn chair, a picnic and your dancing shoes (or flip flops) as you enjoy 2 live bands, sip estate wines and feel the groove of the vines. A portion of each ticket sale benefits Explore Ecology.
Eventbrite - Rocking our Roots - Concert in the Vines
Paper Marbling Workshop

Friday, August 11, 6 to 8pm
Learn the art of paper marbling, a decorative technique that has been used for centuries. A method of aqueous surface design, paper marbling creates patterns that look similar to marble or other types of stone. Paper marbling can be used to make cards, as a surface for calligraphy, and to create books and book covers. Guest artist Sharon Nigh will teach you the art of paper marbling in this fun workshop. All participants will take home their own marbled masterpiece. Ticket price includes two hours of instruction, materials, and one glass of wine.
Eventbrite - Paper Marbling Workshop