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“Descanso: LA’s Garden” Opening Reception

December 9, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Included with admission or membership

Join us for an opening reception on December 9 from 2–4pm to view our newest exhibition, Descanso: LA’s Garden.

This ongoing exhibition at the historical Boddy House invites visitors to learn about our botanical collections and the people who shaped them. Educational and engaging, it also features hands-on activities for all ages.

Drinks will be available for purchase on the lawn. Don’t miss the taiko drum performances from 2–2:45pm and 3–3:45pm.

No registration required, included in the price of admission or membership.



December 9, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Included with admission or membership
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