"Water: Our Thirsty World" will end June 13th This exhibit will have you appreciating this precious substance after watching how others, who are less fortunate and less access handle it than we who have its so conveniently placed in most of America. We're so used to the instant gratification of our water needs we can find ourselves wasting gallons of water on a daily basis.
Photography changes our relationship to time, the unknown, and to ourselves
click! photography changes everything is a collection of essays and stories by invited contributors and visitors like you discussing how photography shapes our culture and our lives.http://photography.si.edu/
offers more than 1,700 movies made by federal agencies. Many are of historical interest. Topics include the American wilderness, atomic attack ("Duck and Cover"), aviation, China, civics, Ellis Island, emergency management, explosions of refineries, F-16, fire protection, first aid, hazards, hydroplaning, military etiquette, mechanical shock, parenting, religions, Vietnam, wetlands, and more. (www.archive.org, supported by Multiple Agencies)http://www.free.ed.gov/resource.cfm?resource_id=2173
I hope some of you remember drop and cover for the A-bomb, ?smile?.
Discovering the Mysteries of Bryce Canyon National Park
offers electronic field trips that combine live broadcasts and web resources to explore the geology and paleontological resources of Utah's Bryce Canyon National Park. Students are invited to become 'geological detectives' and solve mysteries. Lessons are provided on the rock cycle, erosion, hoodoos, and the Colorado Plateau. (National Park Foundation, supported by National Park Service)http://www.free.ed.gov/resource.cfm?resource_id=2172
Heritage Days: Civil War Reinactment
Sat & Sun, Jun 12 & 13 - Pierce Farm Center, 20800 Victory Blvd, Woodland Hills
The Civil War springs to life at Pierce Farm Center. Hundreds of re-enactors will recreate the epic conflict of the American Civil War on the broad fields of Pierce College. Visitors will view exciting cavalry charges, artillery barrages, and infantry assaults that were part of America's watershed event, one that transformed a mere union of states into a nation. Throughout each day, demonstrations and presentations will take place, including Victorian dancing, military drill, and skills and crafts from the era. Cost: Adults $15/Children $10
Redondo Beach Triathlon
Sun, Jun 13, 7:30 am - Redondo Beach Pier/Veteran?s Park, 309 Esplanade Ave., Redondo Beach
Sprint: 1/2 mile ocean swim, 6 mile bike, 2 mile scenic run
Mini Sprint: 1/4 mile ocean swim, 3 mile bike, 1 mile scenic run (A non-competitive race for friends/families/kids 10 and older)
Free Summer Solstice Festival
Sun, Jun 13, 12 noon - Muckenthaler Cultural Center, 1201 W. Malvern Ave, Fullerton
This is the first of our four summer arts festivals. This free festival is open to everyone. The day's festivitiesincludes a children's area with free art workshops, a children's stage, an arts and crafts faire, house gallery tours, a lawn sports tournament, picnicking, food vendors, a story swap area, a jam session area, in addition to the continuous stage performances at our outdoor amphitheater.
Palisades Park Walking Tour
Santa Monica Conservancy
Sunday, June 13, 3-6pm
The Santa Monica Conservancy will host its first-ever walking tour of Santa Monica?s largest and oldest urban park, originally known as Linda Vista (Spanish for ?lovely view?). Docents will be stationed throughout the park to provide information and interpretation of the various sights along the way, including the necklace of notable architecture on Ocean Avenue. The tour will end at the Senior Center where an exhibition of historic postcards and artwork depicting the park will be mounted and refreshments will be served.