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18 may 2017

CALENDAR OF GENEALOGICAL 
AND HISTORICAL EVENTS OF INTEREST TO 
LOS CALIFORNIANOS 

The activities listed below are presented solely for the information and convenience of our members and their listing here does not constitute an endorsement by Los Californianos.  

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ONGOING ACTIVITIES

California Native Plant Society
Old Town Historic State Park Native Garden Maintenance
Contact Kay Stewart at field trips@cnpssd.org or 619-234-2668 for information
on participation in the continuing maintenance of this "garden,"
which illustrates the landscape that was by the San Diego River
when Europeans arrived and established Old Town San Diego at the site
of a Native American village called Kosoy.

Californio Living History Days
Awakening Awareness of Californio Culture

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Machado-Silvas Adobe ("Commercial Restaurant")
1-4 p.m., 2nd Saturday of each month
Demonstrations of crafts, foods, games, horsemanship, music, dance, etc., of California 1821-1872
Public participation

Descendants of Early San Diego
Meetings 1st Saturday, 10 am, McCoy House, Old Town
Odd months (March, May, July, September, November)
 

Open to all: enjoy a day in Old Town -- Californio Living History Days, 2nd Saturday, 1:00 - 4:00 pm

 

Historic Research Workshops - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., March 7, June 27, August 29, November 7, 2015

Georgia Callian geocal1769@cox.net

http://desdstory.com/index.php

Genealogy Garage Workshops, Genealogical Society of Hispanic America -- Southern California
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 3rd Saturday of each month, genealogy skills  --  No Workshops in December
Los Angeles Central Library, 630 W. 5th St., History & Genealogy Dept., Lower Level 4
Library information: 213-228-7000 Genealogy Dept. or Reference Dept.
www.LAPL.org (check what is available before coming and reserve a computer)
If you get a library card before coming, you can park under the library for $1 all day
Additional information: Donie Nelson, 310-204-6808 or doniegsha@earthlink.net

Hispanic Tuesdays, Genealogical Society of Hispanic America -- Southern California
1 to 9 p.m., 3rd Tuesday of each month, research help  --  No Research Day in December
SCGS Library, 417 Irving Dr., Burbank, Calif.
Research help from experts specializing in California, Colorado, Mexico, New Mexico, and Texas
Dedicated researchers should brown bag and join group for dinner after 5 p.m.
Additional information: Donie Nelson 310-204-6808 or doniegsha@earthlink.net

www.scgsgenealogy.com/gsha.html or 818-843-7247

           Joe Barnes is available by appointment on Hispanic Tuesdays to assist California researchers

Hispanic Wednesdays, Genealogical Society of Hispanic America - Southern California
3 to 8 p.m., 1st Wednesday of each month, research help 
--  No Research Day in December
Los Angeles Family History Library, 1741 Santa Monica Blvd, West Los Angeles
Directions 310-474-2202, free with free parking adjacent to library
Research help from experts specializing in California, Colorado, Mexico, New Mexico, and Texas

Additional information: Donie Nelson 310-204-6808 or doniegsha@earthlink.net


Hispanic Saturdays, Genealogical Society of Hispanic America -  Southern California
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3rd Saturday of each month, research help 
--  No Research Day in December
Los Angeles Central Library, 630 W. 5th St., History & Genealogy Dept., Lower Level 4
Library information: 213-228-7000 Genealogy Dept. or Reference Dept.
www.LAPL.org (check what is available before coming and reserve a computer)
If you get a library card before coming, you can park under the library for $1 all day
For carpool information, contact Rita Vega-Acevedo at 626-403-9340 or rvacevedo@att.net
Additional information: Donie Nelson, 310-204-6808 or doniegsha@earthlink.net

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. "Genealogy Garage", Genealogy Charts Workshop, RSVP 213-228-7000 History and Genealogy Dept.

Los Fundadores Genealogy Room -- Santa Clara 
Headen-Inman House Historic Museum, 1509 Warburton Ave.
Open 1st Sunday of the month: 1 to 4 p.m. Closed each December.
www.losfundadores.org or Evalyn Martinez emartinez07@aol.com

Mission La Purisima State Park, Lompoc -- Living History Events

www.lapurisimamission.org or 805-733-3713

 

Old Town State Historic Park, San Diego

Daily Tours 11 am and 2 pm

"Californio 1821-1872 Living History Days"

2nd Saturday, 1-4 pm, Machado-Silvas Adobe

www.parks.ca.gov/oldtownsandiego

Peralta House Exhibits, Oakland
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2465 34th Ave.
Open 2 to 4 p.m., 2nd Saturday
Audio, touch & explore
www.peraltahacienda.org 510-532-9142
Tours Wed. & Sat.: RSVP Ben Glickstein
Info@peraltahacienda.org  news@peraltahacienda.org

Ramona Pageant, Hemet

26810 Lake St, (714) 321-5707

Don Marabella don92672@al.com (951) 306-0974

San Juan Bautista State Park -- Living History
11 to 4, 1st Saturday
831-623-2753

San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park and San Pasqual Battlefield Volunteer Association

Living History Days

First Sundays in Jan, Deb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Oct, and Nov

Located 1.5 miles east of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park (Wild Animal Park) on State Highway 78

Information: (760) 737-2201, or  www.spbva.org

Santa Cruz Mission Adobe State Historic Park, Santa Cruz
144 School St.
Guided tour -- 1 p.m. Sunday
Call 831-425-5849 for schedule of other programs:
Cooking & Building Methods, Hides & Tallow, Spinning & Weaving
parkinfo@thatsmypark.org or Peg Danielson 831-429-1840 ext. 102
 

 

June 2017

 

6/8

Southern California Genealogical Society - Genetic Genealogy Conference

When: Thursday, June 8, 2017

Where: Los Angeles Burbank Airport Marriott

What: 25+ courses by 15+ speakers on Genetic Genealogy topics, Beginners to Advanced 

Special events:  Genetic Genealogy Luncheon, Reception including test kit purchasing

 

6/9

Southern California Genealogical Society - JamboFree

When: Friday, June 9, 2017 from 8am to 12 pm

Where: Los Angeles Burbank Airport Marriott

What: A morning genealogical outreach - classes and research help free 

           and open to the public 


6/24

Anza Celebration

San Francisco Presidio, California

Details to be provided on the Anza  Celebration page

 

6/24-25

35th Annual Descendants Weekend - Descendants of Early San Diego

Descendents Luncheon, Cafe Coyote, Sat, June 24, noon - 3:00 pm

2461 San Diego Ave, San Diego, Calif. (Family Research Workshop on site)

 

Descendents Family Picnic, Presidio Park, Sun, June 25, 11:00 am - ??

(circle up the hill, past the museum, to the top)

 

Please submit a registration form by Tuesday, June 20.  Seating is limited, no registering at the door.

Contact (619) 602-0009; or EarlySanDiego@gmail.com

 

July 2017

 

7/10-14

Presidio Archaeology Camp - Santa Barbara Presidio

123  E. Canon Perdido St., Santa Barbara, Calif.

9:00 am to 1:00 pm, ages 11-15; Summer Camp Day Fees $225

Participants will receive instruction for archaeologists on basic excavation techniques, artifact processing

methods, artifact identification, archaeological drawing, and mapping.

For more information, call (805) 965-2004, or www.sbthp.org/presidiocamp

 

7/22

Canet and Romero Family Reunion

El Chorro Park in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

11:00 am Meet and Greet; 12:00 pm Tri-Tip Cook off Judging; 1:00 pm Lunch

Food, games, music, raffles, face painting, and more

Menu:  Tri-tip, beans, garlic bread, salad, and other tasty sides.  Bring your own beverages, alcohol allowed

RSVP by May at the latest to Canet-Romero@msn.com

Please include your name, how related, mailing address, email, and names and date of birth of those attending

Cost:  $8 per person age 10 and older

Raffle tickets $1; 50/50 draw tickets $1

Park has $3 per vehicle fee

Questions call Charlene H 805-619-7838, or email canet-romero@msn.com

For directions:  El Chorro Park and Campground, CA-1, San Luis Obispo, Calif., 93408; 805-781-5930

 

August 2017

 

September 2017

 

October 2017

 

10/21

Noche de Tesoros - Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library Celebrates 50 Years

Details to follow   www.sbmal.org

 

November 2017

 

11/11

Una Noche de Estrelles - the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation's Annual Celebration

Casa de la Guerra, 15 East de la Guerra St., Santa Barbara, Calif.

Tickets available in September

For more information, call (805) 965-0093, or www.sbthp.org

 

December 2017

 

 


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