Ocean View Farms, one of the oldest and largest community gardens in Los Angeles, will celebrate its 30th anniversary Saturday, April 8th.

The garden is at the intersection of Rose Avenue and Centinela Avenue in Mar Vista.

A garden open house and tour will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by an outdoor luncheon at noon and a gala at 1 p.m.

Admission is free and parking is available. Reservations are recommended, either at (310) 915-1123 or requested by e-mail to gala@oceanviewfarms.net

Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl is scheduled to attend the event as are representatives from the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks.