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Make real adobe bricks, plaster the horno, construct a mini-adobe home, compete in mud relay races, and much more — all while learning about Southern California’s rich history! Adobe is one of the oldest building materials. Traditionally sun-dried, adobe blocks made of sand, clay, water, and straw were used to construct the home at Rancho Los[…]

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Get creative with history! Using and experimenting with a wide variety of colorful and natural materials, children can create seasonal arts and crafts. This drop-in program takes place rain or shine. June’s theme is Rainbow Surprise. PLEASE NOTE: After this date, Creation Station goes on hiatus during the Summer months and will resume Fall 2019. Date TBA.[…]

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In this workshop, Rancho Los Cerritos Horticulturist Marie Barnidge-McIntyre will lead a presentation on the meanings of various flowers and herbs, and then participants can arrange their own small bouquet, called a tussie-mussie, to bring home. 

Using a wide variety of colorful materials, children can experiment with natural materials to create seasonal arts and crafts.

Julia Bogany, a Tongva Tribal Councilmember, will lead a special workshop where children can make necklaces and learn a few Tongva words.

Enjoy an evening out and get in touch with your artistic side at Paint Night, where artist Ron Libbrecht will guide you as you create a unique watercolor painting inspired by RLC’s gardens.

Using a wide variety of colorful materials, children can experiment with natural materials to create seasonal arts and crafts.

Using a wide variety of colorful materials, children can experiment with natural materials to create seasonal arts and crafts.

Get creative with history! Using a wide variety of colorful materials, children can experiment with natural materials to create seasonal arts and crafts. This drop-in program takes place rain or shine. February’s theme, Heart’s Crazy, celebrates Valentine’s Day.

Cardinal in the snow

Get creative with history! Using a wide variety of colorful materials, children can experiment with natural materials to create seasonal arts and crafts. This drop-in program takes place rain or shine. January’s theme, Winter Wonders, celebrates the season.