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Banning Museum to Host Community Blood Drive – August 28, 2015

| August 5th, 2015 | No Comments »
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The Banning Museum invites the community to come out on August 28 and donate blood. You can help save a life. See you there! Click on the flier below to be re-directed to the American Red Cross Sign-up page.

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Get to Know Us -Volunteer Opportunities-August 21 & 22, 2015

| July 14th, 2015 | 1 Comment »

The Banning Museum is seeking volunteers and will host two Get to Know Us receptions on Friday, August 21, 2015 and Saturday, August 22, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The receptions will be held in the conference room at the Banning Museum, 401 East “M” Street, Wilmington, CA 90744. Volunteers at the Banning Museum attend a training class to gain the background necessary to offer public tours and special group tours of the interior of the Museum, Stagecoach Barn and grounds. Once the training class is completed the volunteers are able to participate in a full range of

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7th Annual Phineas Banning Birthday Celebration – August 15, 2015

| May 18th, 2015 | Comments Off on 7th Annual Phineas Banning Birthday Celebration – August 15, 2015
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On Saturday, August 15, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friends of Banning Museum will celebrate the birthday of the “Father of the Los Angeles Port” Phineas Banning with a special evening of music and dancing. In the spirit of the Rancho-period of the Banning property, guests will be treated to a Western-themed evening with live music provided by local favorite, “South Bay Country”, free line dance instruction, country style dancing and a good old fashioned barbecue buffet provided by Southland Favorite, “The Outdoor Grill.” PICNIC – $10.00 General Admission, FREE for Friends of Banning Museum members – Guests

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Interior Restoration- Summer 2015 Closures

| June 10th, 2015 | Comments Off on Interior Restoration- Summer 2015 Closures
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The Banning Museum will be closed periodically this summer for interior restoration. The Banning Museum offices will remain open but there will be NO TOURS during restoration. Please check our calendar or call the museum at (310) 548-7777 before your visit to confirm tours are available.

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A Day in the Garden- Saturday, April 11, 2015

| February 11th, 2015 | Comments Off on A Day in the Garden- Saturday, April 11, 2015
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Saturday, April 11,  11:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Come and join us for “A Day in the Garden” at The Banning Museum. FREE activities include lectures, garden themed crafts, tasty samples of botanically inspired treats presented by our “Taste of History” committee and an introduction to our new California Native Garden. We will also have a lovely display of blooms and visitors are welcome to participate by bringing examples from their own gardens! For more information on how to participate or to RSVP please call (310) 548-2005. A Day in the Garden Flyer 2015   

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