Lectures and Workshops

  • Making Space for Urban Nature

    Saturday, June 3, 2017, 10:00 a.m.

    See how nature is returning to the river, take part in water-quality testing, and discover the history of Los Angeles through the history of a single park, as you tour spaces that have been changed from natural to industrial to a composite urban nature. 

  • California Yarnscape Workshop: California Sunflowers

    Sunday, June 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

    Through these monthly drop-in workshops, learn 3-D fiber art techniques to help produce a beautiful “garden” full of California poppies, coyote mint, and other native wildflowers.

  • California Indian Basketweavers Gathering

    Friday–Sunday, June 23–25, 2017, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

    Experience the largest convening of traditional California Indian basketweavers in the state!

  • LA River Kayak

    Paddle the L.A. River

    Sunday, August 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m.

    Kayak the Los Angeles River on a water-bound tour of the Sepulveda Recreation Basin.