Making L.A.: Embrace the Lake Tour: “Join us on Sunday, October 23rd as we come together with Silver Lake Forward for a series of walks around the reservoir to celebrate this important community resource. The first tour at 10:00am will focus on the future of Silver Lake, the second tour at 1:00pm will focus on the history, of which there is plenty. Each tour will also serve as an opportunity to discuss the construction currently underway, as well as to think about the tremendous potential to revitalize one of Los Angeles’s most important public spaces.”
When: Sunday, October 23, 2016, 10am-2pm
Where: Silver Lake Recreation Center, 1850 West Silver Lake Drive, Los Angeles, 90026

ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo: A Celebration of Place: New Orleans“Join the largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals and students in the world to gain perspective and establish new connections within the profession … 120 education sessions, 15 field sessions, 4 workshops, and 2 general sessions will be offered throughout the meeting … ASLA 2016 President Chad D. Danos, FASLA, explains how landscape architects create a celebration of place.”
When: Friday, October 21 – Monday, October 24, 2016
Where: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA, 70130

WestEdge Design Fair: “WestEdge is a three-day event that offers the best in modern design, all in an environment designed to engage, entertain and inspire. The fair offers the opportunity to shop from premium home furnishings brands-many new to the West Coast and meet the designers behind thousands of inspiring products. In addition, attendees gain insight from leading names in the design industry with a full series of educational programs and special events.”
When: Thursday, November 3 – Sunday, November 6, 2016
Where: Barker Hanger, 3021 Airport Avenue, #203, Santa Monica, 90405

Lounge-aholics: The Social Life of Furniture in L.A.’s New Public Spaces: “As Los Angeles becomes more multi-modal and pedestrian-oriented, its neighborhoods are seeing a boom in interest for new parks, civic, and commercial spaces at various urban scales. Across the region, from Tongva Park in Santa Monica to FaB Park, Grand Park, and Pershing Square downtown, exciting and new public spaces are taking shape in the mode of a new and diverse urban era. Hear from L.A.’s leading civic and design leaders about the ways these new urban spaces are contributing to a more vibrant city culture and what they see for the future of public space in L.A.”
When: Friday, November 4, 2016, 4pm-5pm
Where: Barker Hanger, 3021 Airport Avenue, #203, Santa Monica, 90405

Creating Seed BombsMake your own native seed bomb at Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden in Claremont. This botanical garden has one of the largest collection of pressed foliage and flowers in the world, and it has the largest collection of seeds, if anything were to happen to our native resources.
When: Saturday, December 3, 2016, 10 – 11am
Where: Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden, 1500 N College Ave, Claremont, CA, 91711


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