The Bureau of Sanitation hosts a series of open houses to inform the public of the various services it provides. Residents of the City are encouraged to attend and enjoy the demonstrations of refuse collection trucks and other equipment, and tour Sanitation yards and repair shops. FREE food and ... (see full description)
The City Hall Docents are hosts and ambassadors for the City of Los Angeles. As ambassadors for the City of Los Angeles some of their duties include serving as registration agents, greeters, and helping with the distribution of materials at City sponsored events. As hosts for the City of Los Angeles ... (see full description)
The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) Community Arts Division offers high-quality instruction in the arts; produces solo and group art exhibitions reflective of the diversity of Los Angeles in its art galleries; maintains a slide registry for artists; creates outreach programs ... (see full description)
The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) Hollyhock House in Barnsdall Park is Frank Lloyd Wrights first Los Angeles project. Built between 1919 and 1921, it represents his earliest efforts to develop a regionally appropriate style of architecture for Southern California. The house is open to the ... (see full description)
The Watts Towers, built over 34 years by Simon Rodia, are a Los Angeles icon. Built from found objects, including broken glass, sea shells, pottery, and tile, the Towers stand as a monument to the human spirit and the persistence of a singular vision. The Watts Towers, listed on the National ... (see full description)
The Garden offers docent-led tours and open-strolling for visitors. Docent-led-tours held Monday through Thursday 9:30, 10:00 and 10:30 a.m. (Reservations required). Tours are approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Open strolling held Monday through Thursdays 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. ... (see full description)
Free guided tours of El Pueblo are conducted Tuesday through Saturday by El Pueblo's volunteer docents, Las Angelitas del Pueblo at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 12 p.m. The educational tours start at the Las Angelitas del Pueblo office, located next to the Plaza Firehouse on the southeast end of the Plaza. ... (see full description)
An icon of Los Angeles, a national leader in public astronomy, a beloved civic gathering place, and one of southern California's most popular attractions. Located on the south slope of Mt. Hollywood, the Observatory is open five days a week until 10:00 p.m. with free admission. Visitors can look ... (see full description)
Information and assistance with various locations within the City for hiking, principally Griffith Park.
The City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Sanitation operates four treatment and water reclamation plants that serve over 4 million people within two service areas covering over 600 square miles. The Hyperion Treatment Plant is the largest and oldest of the four treatment plants with an average dry-weather ... (see full description)
The Indian Rhino Encounter is an exciting behind the scenes tour that offers an opportunity for participants to get up close and personal with one of the Los Angeles Zoos largest residents, the Indian rhinoceros. This tour is available every Saturday, Sunday, and holidays for an additional fee to ... (see full description)
The LA Waterfront consists of a series of waterfront development and community enhancement projects blanketing more than 400 acres of existing Port of Los Angeles property in both San Pedro and Wilmington. In 2009, the Los Angeles Harbor Commission approved the Ports waterfront vision, with input ... (see full description)
The Ranger Visitors Center Auditorium is available to the public to rent for meetings, classes, training sessions, and social gatherings. The auditorium has a maximum capacity of 99.
Guided tours are offered to school groups Monday through Friday and to the general public on weekends. Summer Tours, July through August, are offered Tuesday through Thursday as well as on weekends. All tours require a reservation that must be made at least two weeks in advance. Tours are limited to ... (see full description)