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18Sep 2017

5th Annual Harvest Festival

September 18th, 2017|Events|

  Join us Sunday, October 15, 2017 for the 5th Annual Green Hills Harvest Festival. This year’s event will include a pumpkin patch, a fun maze, multiple food trucks, arts and crafts for children, and hay rides. Award winning Professional Pumpkin Carver Doug Goodreau will return this year to give pumpkin carving demonstrations. Doug has competed in numerous carving contests, including season 2 of Food Network’s “Halloween Wars” show. click below to see Doug's website [...]

29May 2017

32nd Annual Memorial Day Observance

May 29th, 2017|Events|

Join us Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10:00 am as Green Hills Memorial Park hosts the 32nd annual “Green Hills Memorial Park Memorial Day Observance.” Recognized as one of the largest events of its kind, the observance regularly attracts over 4,000 attendees. This moving tribute to our fallen service men and women will include aerial events performed by both current and vintage aircraft. Also included in the program will be the delivery of the American [...]

22Mar 2017

69th Annual Easter Sunrise Service

March 22nd, 2017|Events, Green Hills Memorial Park Annual Signature Events|

The 69th Annual Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes, on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 beginning at 6:00 am. This annual event draws approximately two thousand worshipers and has been celebrated annually at Green Hills since 1948. The multi-denominational service is sponsored by Green Hills Memorial Park and is held in conjunction with the San Pedro Pastor’s Fellowship. Several area pastors and ministers from various denominations throughout [...]

3Mar 2017

Our Circle of Life in a Story Book

March 3rd, 2017|Advanced Planning, Dealing with Death, Supporting our Community|

Life can be a mixed bag: Scary, Rewarding, Challenging, Joyful, Generous, Peaceful, and Hectic. Sometimes, all in the same day. But regardless, life is a story book -  our personal story book. It has a beginning, an end, and a legacy that follows. At Green Hills, we love to tell stories of lives well lived and include all who make that possible. We invite you to tell your story in our complimentary Advanced Planning Guide. [...]

24Feb 2017

How to Choose a Cemetery

February 24th, 2017|Advanced Planning, Dealing with Death, Supporting our Community|

Choosing a permanent resting place could be quite daunting. Whether the choice comes from the family after a passing or from the individual him/herself, several aspects should be considered: Cemetery Location: Being close to where we lived and have roots contributes to our sense of heritage and legacy. Having attended burials for others gives a sense of familiarity (and companionship) at a very lonely time; and providing our loved ones an accessible location to visit [...]

4Feb 2017

A Trustworthy Cemetery Near Me

February 4th, 2017|Advanced Planning, Dealing with Death, Supporting our Community|

A couple of years ago, my sister passed away. As a long time resident of the South Bay, she had given her husband instructions to have her buried at Green Hills Memorial Park. It made sense, but it also compelled me to wonder how most people choose (or should choose) something as important as an eternal resting place. Why do most people choose one cemetery over another, or over none at all? Patty had lived [...]

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