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Drawing on diaries, letters, publications and biographies, actor/writer Amy Simon’s one-woman show, She’s History!, tells the stories of women in history. Simon brings to life Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Bella Abzug, among others, employing humor and pathos in equal measure. Simon said it was her own experience as a mother that[…]

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Join us for a series of special events connected to our latest exhibit, “Tevaaxa’nga (Te-vaah-ha-nga) to Today: Stories of the Tongva People.” In this talk, Master Weaver and Ipay Elder Justin Farmer discusses the history and techniques of Indian basketry in California. Register online or pay at the door. About the Speaker Justin Farmer began collecting[…]

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Due to circumstances beyond our control, Dancing in Old California, which was scheduled to take place on September 23, has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. In honor of our state’s entry into the Union on September 9, 1850, we’ll host a nineteenth-century-style fandango! A dance lesson, covering waltzes, polkas, and set dances like[…]

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Dry creek native garden with view of Visitor Center

Rain gardens are an effective and attractive way to catch the rain that falls on our property. A panel of experts will explain how rain gardens work, why it may be beneficial for your property, and how to create and maintain them. Panelists: Ellen Mackey (Senior Ecologist, Metropolitan Water District) James Morgutia (City of Long[…]

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Learn to get your shot every time with our iPhone photo workshop! Workshop leader Kathryn Boyd-Batstone has had work published in the Washington Post, CNN, the San Francisco Chronicle and NPR. She also is a graduate student at USC’s prestigious School of Cinematic Arts, where she studies cinematography. The workshop will include instruction, a chance[…]

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