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June 2018

The Marvelous Diversity of Arthropods and Their Defenses

Monday, June 25 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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In a presentation designed for children from kindergarten through 8th grade, Stephanie Doyle, aka the Beetle Lady, will discuss the amazing diversity of arthropods and highlight some of their fascinating  defenses. She will bring live arthropods to observe and then lead the kids outside to sample our local insects.

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July 2018

Nature Journaling for Families with John Muir Laws

Thursday, July 5 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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How do you create memories that last? Do you want to improve your nature drawing skills? Would you like to keep a nature journal with your family? Bring pencils a, colored, pencils, and a sketch pad for each family member for a two-hour workshop to get you journaling together. This is an activity for everyone, adults are the role models and kids are the inspiration.

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Awesome Metamorphosis!

Saturday, July 28 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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In her 2nd presentation designed for children from kindergarten through 8th grade, Stephanie Doyle, aka the Beetle Lady, brings her second delightful presentation that will discuss the amazing transformation that so many insects undergo. From worm-like larvae, many insects magically transform into the curious and beautiful adults that we know as butterflies, beetles and flies. Others look the same and just grow wings.

Stephanie will bring live arthropods to observe and then lead the kids outside to sample our local insects.

To learn more about the Beetle Lady visit her webpage at http://www.beetlelady.com

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August 2018

How We Develop From a Single Cell to Us

Saturday, August 11 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Carmen Domingo is the Dean of San Francisco State University's College of Science and Engineering and national leader in promoting women in science. We are honored to have her present her insights from her research in developmental biology describing how a single cell can divide and differentiate to produce all the wonderful organs and tissues that assemble into the amazing individual that you are.

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September 2018

The Value of the Pacifica Land Trust

Sunday, September 16 at 4:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Join Kathy Kellerman for a talk about the acquisition and restoration  of lands, that are making Pacifica a more resilient and vibrant environment for all to enjoy. 

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November 2018

Live Bats for kids

Saturday, November 10 at 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Corky Quirk returns with her entertaining discussion of the life of bats and their value to the ecosystem. Observe live bats upclose. Designed for kids but adults love her presentations too

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