Kids Fall Craft Day – November 22

Kids, ages 5 to 12, are welcome to join museum staff as we make art and crafts inspired by nature and the fall season.

Twigs, buttons, fabric, seeds, leaves, burlap, paint, glue…

Join us for some creative fun!

Saturday, November 22

Time:    10:00 a.m. – Noon

Fee:      $5 per child

Pre-registration is required. Register here.

 

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture – December 4

The History of Christmas Foods

with Stefanie Ritter

Roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, bean casserole and pumpkin pie are easily recognized as a traditional holiday meal, but has it always been? How about swan and peacock served with feathers? When did you last have plum-pudding? Or a nice side of cooked tongue?

This lecture will enlighten you about the history and meaning of some of our favorite holiday dishes. Please bring your own memories of favorite dishes and if you wish the secret family recipe to share….

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 – December 10

“Homesteading: The Free Land Idea”

with Lorna Shuman, National Park Service

 

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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

Adult Craft Program – December 10

Take some time out of your hectic holiday schedule

and enjoy an afternoon making crafts for friends and

family while sipping a relaxing cup of tea.

Wednesday, December 10

Time:     1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Fee:      $5/person

Pre-registration is required. Register here.

 

Kids Winter Craft Day – December 13

 

Kids, ages 5 to 12, are welcome to join museum staff

to make winter and holiday themed crafts. This is the time for kids to make some homemade gifts for their friends and loved ones this holiday season. Participants will need to bring in one wallet or 4”x 6” sized picture of themselves, pet, idol, or whomever they choose to use for crafts.

Saturday, December 13 Time: 10:00 a.m. – Noon

Fee: $5 per child

Pre-registration is required. Register here.

 

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture – January 8

“Meet Your Neighbor”

with Stephenie Slahor

The lecture covers the 150th birthday of the State of Nevada, being celebrated during 2014 throughout Nevada.  The lecture includes ancient and modern history, some geology, biology and botany, and information about some of Nevada’s leading and infamous residents through history.

 

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.

Yucca Valley’s got Talent Variety Show

Do you have a way cool talent you want to show off to the community?

Yucca Valley’s Got Talent is designed to showcase talented performance artists

in the Morongo Basin,providing a fun and supportive environment.

All ages and skill levels are encouraged to apply.

Interested artists can download an application form with show guidelines right here:

YVs Got Talent Application 2015

YVs Got Talent Rules 2015

or pick up a packet at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum.

Deadline to submit performance applications, November 29th.