Tag: Arboretum

Learn About Herbalism in an Introductory Class in Arcadia
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Learn About Herbalism in an Introductory Class in Arcadia

An introductory class for all who are interested in learning about the folkloric and traditional use of plants as medicine will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Arboretum from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. In discussion with instructor Irena Stathis, the class will explore the topics of sustainability, quality, practical application, and forms…

Aug. 3 – Aug. 9
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Aug. 3 – Aug. 9

EDITOR’S PICK CatCon 2018 at the Pasadena Convention Center, Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (300 E. Greent St., Pasadena, CA 91101). CatCon is where pop culture and cat culture converge, showcasing some of the world’s top cat-centric merchandise, conversations with those at the epicenter of the cat world, the adoption lounge, workshops,…

Arcadia’s Arboretum Hosts ‘Arts Talk: Digital Nature’
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Arcadia’s Arboretum Hosts ‘Arts Talk: Digital Nature’

“Digital Nature,” an exhibition of visual art projected onto the Arboretum’s landscape, is coming to the Arboretum in February 2019. On Saturday, July 28 at 4 p.m., three participating artists, Mia Feuer, Andrew Yang, and Chris Kallmyer, will have a conversation with curator Shirley Alexandra Watts about the intersections of nature, technology, and creative expression. The…

Relive The Beatles’ Greatest Hits With Classical Mystery Tour in Arcadia
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Relive The Beatles’ Greatest Hits With Classical Mystery Tour in Arcadia

The Pasadena POPS celebrate the best of The Beatles with Classical Mystery Tour on Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum. Back by popular demand, Classical Mystery Tour: A Tribute to the Beatles brings the timeless hits of the “Fab Four” to life with a fresh set list of favorites from the early years to “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” through their solo careers, with a special…

What’s Going On with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?
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What’s Going On with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?

Part 6: The uncertain future of the Tongva By Galen Patterson With no land to call their own, the Tongva/Gabrielino tribe is scattered around California. Previous plans to build a casino and unify the tribe with jobs, land, and income have failed. The Casino Project on the Gabrielino/Tongva website is all but empty. Local resident…

Plumeria Day Saturday
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Plumeria Day Saturday

Tours of the Arboretum’s Plumeria collection, plant sale, and workshops Plumerias are those fragrant delicate flowers used in Hawaiian leis. Interested in growing a plumeria at home? Enjoy a guided tour of the blooming grove of nearly 100 plants on Tallac Knoll at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. Learn about plumeria basics…

San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists to Host Monthly Meeting
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San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists to Host Monthly Meeting

The San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists welcome you to their monthly meeting on Thursday, July 19 at the L.A. County Arboretum, located at 301 N. Baldwin Ave., in the Palm Room. Judging will be at 7 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. Speaker Tim Culbertson’s program will be “Laelia Purpurata, The Queen of Cattleya.” There will be refreshments.

June 29 – July 5
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June 29 – July 5

EDITOR’S PICK AmericaFest Presented by Honda at the Rose Bowl, July 4 from 2-9:30 p.m. (1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103).  The 92nd annual AmericaFest will display more than a ton of fireworks; don’t miss the Family Fun Zone or the thrilling motorcycle stunts. Tickets are priced at $15 for general admission and $30…

Summer Nature Camp at Arcadia’s Arboretum
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Summer Nature Camp at Arcadia’s Arboretum

Pack your backpack for a week of exploring plants and history throughout the Arboretum. Are you “naturally” artistic? Apply your creativity to painting, drawing, and sculpting crafts of the environment. All activities are led by instructors and guided by counselors. The camp has a camper to counselor ratio of less than five to one, one…

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