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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

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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Get to Know Us- Volunteer Opportunities- February 20 & 21, 2015

| February 10th, 2015 | Comments Off on Get to Know Us- Volunteer Opportunities- February 20 & 21, 2015

Get to Know Us- Volunteer Opportunities The Banning Museum is seeking volunteers and will host two Get to Know Us receptions on Friday, February 20, 2015 and Saturday, February 21, 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

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“Vintage Textiles” Lecture presented by Kara McLeod, FIDM

| October 27th, 2014 | Comments Off on “Vintage Textiles” Lecture presented by Kara McLeod, FIDM

Join us for a lecture about the history of vintage textiles, including clothing and fabrics from the mid-to-late 19th to early 20th Century America. EVENT DETAILS Date: November 1, 2014 Time: 10:00 am Place: The Banning Museum, Stagecoach Barn Admission: $5.00 For further information or to RSVP please call (310) 548-2005

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Celebration of Roses – May 3, 2014

| April 5th, 2014 | Comments Off on Celebration of Roses – May 3, 2014

CELEBRATION OF ROSES All are welcome to join us for a very special day in the garden! Celebrate and display roses from your garden! All participants will receive a small gift for sharing. (Please see below for participation instructions) Flower arranging demonstration Lecture– “Why we celebrate Roses” presented by Gloria Leinbach Children’s Activity– Make your own potpourri and card Taste of History– “Roses in the Victorian Kitchen”– sampling Rose tea & desserts Rose experts on hand to discuss roses and answer questions Click here for  a printable Celebration of Roses Flyer Event details: DATE: Saturday, May 3, 2014 TIME: 11:00-3:00 PLACE:  

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“The Art of Glass Paperweights”- January 18, 2014

| December 13th, 2013 | Comments Off on “The Art of Glass Paperweights”- January 18, 2014

  Join us for a presentation by Colin Mahoney on “The Art of Glass Paperweights” . Learn more about this wonderfully creative art that was introduced in the early 19th century and lives on today. Light refreshments will be served.   Event Details: Saturday, January 18, 2014 10:00 a.m. Admission: $5.00 For reservations please call (310) 548-2005.       Colin Mahoney is a retired electronics engineer who spent 45 years building space instruments for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.  Some of his instruments have landed on the moon and on Mars, and some have orbited the Earth, Jupiter and

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