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1) . AIDS Assistance Thrift Store 2011 E. 4th St., Long Beach, CA 90814, http://www.facebook.com/lbaidsassist, 562-987-5353.
Deal: $10 (tax deductible charitable donation): Free preview of annual fund-raising Art Sale, Friday, March 4, 6-9 p.m. Get a first look and buy unique art donations from the past year before sale on Saturday, March 5. Paintings, sculptures, folk art, mixed media, photography and one-of-a-kind pieces. Refreshments and music.
2) . , http://www.cabrillomarineaquarium.org/default.asp, (310) 548-7562
Free: Cabrillo Marine Aquarium's education staff conducts tours of Point Fermin State Marine Park. The event begins with an informative slide show in the John M. Olguin Auditorium, then everyone walks along on the naturalist-led route to see marine animals in their natural habitat. Outdoor clothing and sneakers are advised. Young children must be accompanied by adults. Reservations required for groups. Saturday, March 5, 10:30 a.m.
3) . . http://www.palosverdes.com/rpv/recreationparks/Rec-Guide/Recreaton-Guide.pdf.
Free: Enjoy an incredible day of whale watching at the annual Whale of a Day Festival, Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in honor of the annual migration of the California Gray Whale. Watch from the premier whale watch patio as the gray whales migrate north for the summer. Other activities include crafts, games, face painting for children, live music, animals, food booths, marine-themed art exhibits and vendors.