Sierra Club Zero Waste Fair-Expo
On April 7th the Angeles Chapter Sierra Club Zero Waste Team will be hosting an educational interactive Fair-Expo that will teach you how to get on the right path to becoming Zero Waste. Bring your whole family to this fun event at Grand Park, enjoy music, zero waste food, and meet wonderful organizations here in LA that are modeling what a zero waste lifestyle looks like. The Fair–Expo is FREE!
When: April 7th, 11am – 3pm
Where: Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, California 90012
Native Plant Celebration & Symposium
The annual Wildflower Show of the Los Angeles / Santa Monica Mountains chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS) is scheduled for April 7, 2018 at the Sepulveda Garden Center in conjunction with a simultaneous Native Plant Celebration & Symposium, plant and book sale. The Symposium will feature speakers throughout the day. Plants for sale will be available courtesy of our Symposium partner, the Theodore Payne Foundation. We welcome California native wildflower cuttings from your home gardens.
When: April 7th, 9am – 4pm
Where: 6117 Reseda Blvd Suite H, Reseda, California 91335
Intersection Luncheon: Dr. Lucy Jones with Congressman Adam Schiff
“Join Dr. Lucy Jones in conversation with Congressman Adam Schiff as they discuss the role of science in policy-making at the first Intersection Lunch presented by the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society.”
When: April 4th, 11:30am – 1:00pm
Where: Universal Studios Lot
Pasadena Transit to Trails Launch Party
Grab your TAP cards, wear your hiking boots and join us in celebrating the launch of the Pasadena Transit to Trails shuttle! Starting Saturday April 7th and into summer, the Pasadena Route 88 Shuttle bus will run from Memorial Park Gold Line Station to Sam Merrill Trailhead in Altadena, which is the access point for Echo Mountain and Inspiration Point. A one-way ride on the shuttle will cost $.75, and the fare can be paid in cash or with the balance on your TAP card.
When: April 7th, 9am – 12pm
Where: 85 E Holly St, Pasadena, CA 91103-3907
Creation Care at the Frontier of Missions
This event is for anyone with a missional heart who wants to deepen their understanding of environmental stewardship. Practitioners of environmental stewardship can deepen their understanding of the implications their work has for ministry to the unreached. Pastors, organizational leaders, and influencers can become champions of environmental missions.
When: April 6th – April 7th
Where: Frontier Ventures, 1605 E Elizabeth St, Pasadena, California 91104
Join Descanso favorite, artist R. Jay Ewing, for a brand new art series. Learn the foundations of drawing in this nature-based class for beginning and intermediate students. Please note: Advance registration required at http://bit.ly/2G6EBlG
When: April 7th, 10am-12pm
Where: Descanso Gardens
The Future of Preservation in Los Angeles: The Next 40 Years
What will historic preservation in Los Angeles look like over the next forty years? What’s the Conservancy’s role in addressing critical urban issues like density and housing? Who decides what to save? As we celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the Conservancy’s founding, we’re looking to the future and asking questions about preservation in Los Angeles. Our esteemed panelists (see below) will explore these questions and more as we discuss the role preservation will play in Los Angeles’ future. Moderated by Larry Mantle, host of KPCC’s AirTalk with Larry Mantle and a fourth-generation Angeleno, the panelists include:
Margaret Bach, founding president, Los Angeles Conservancy
Christopher Hawthorne, newly appointed chief design officer, City of Los Angeles; former architecture critic, Los Angeles Times
Luis Hoyos, architect and urban designer, former Conservancy board member, professor of architecture at the Cal Poly Pomona, College of Environmental Design, and member of the national ACHP – Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
Michelle Magalong, executive director, APIAs in Historic Preservation (APIAHiP)
When: April 5th, 6pm – 7:30pm
Where: Los Angeles Public Library, 630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, California 90071
Pasadena’s Orange Grove Boulevard has long been known as “Millionaire’s Row” for the lavish mansions that once lined the street. Join Atlas Obscura Society Los Angeles for an in-depth tour of two famous estates that are still standing, The Gamble House & Fenyes Mansion, including access to secret doors and the maids’ quarters, not normally open to the public. The tour will include a full walkthrough of the home as well as the exclusive opportunity to see what’s behind some of the secret doors in the house. At the end of the tour, everyone will receive an assortment of postcards showcasing The Gamble House and/or Pasadena.
When: April 7th, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Where: Fenyes Mansion, 470 W Walnut St, Pasadena, California 91103