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Brown Bag Lunch Lecture – October 15

Birds, Blooms and Bears of Alaska

Join Cindy Von Halle, retired Park Ranger, as she shares stories and photos from her last national park in  S.E. Alaska- Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.

Drawing from both work experience and vacations, this program will take you on trails and travels throughout Alaska and the Yukon Territory.

Bring your lunch, bring your friends, or just bring yourself to our Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series once a month.  Speakers will present topics of special interest for high desert residents. The lectures start at 12:00 p.m. Admission is  $ 5 – Free for Members -  beverages will be served.

MBHS presents – October 14

Joshua Tree National Park – Some of … the Rest of the Story

with Joseph Zarki,  local author and retired Joshua Tree National Park Ranger.

In this “Extra Edition” of his 2015 book, Images of America-  Joshua Tree National Park , Joe Zarki will continue the story of  the park with additional photographs and interesting stories unpublished in the book.  Books are available for purchase and Joe Zarki will be available tosign books after the lecture.

The Morongo Basin Historical Society”s program of community interest presented at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum on the 2nd Wednesday of every month beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Please join us – membership not required.

$5 donation at the door

Halloween Spooktacular – October 31

Halloween – Carved Pumpkin & Costume Contest Rules

Hi-Desert Nature Museum and Yucca Valley Recreation Department

Join us for a day of Halloween-themed games and activities at the Yucca Valley Community Center.

Dress in costume or come as you are and enjoy our frightfully fun activities.