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November 2019

Corky Quirk’s “Acrobats of the Night” for the Family

Saturday, November 9 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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Once again, Corky Quirk will bring live bats, disabled ones, to our Visitor Center, this time on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 3pm. However, they will still have the same voracious appetite that the flyers in the darkness have, as you will see when she dangles mealworms in front of their jagged-toothed mouths, realtime, on our screen.

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October 2019

Exploring the Night Sky

Saturday, October 26 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Amateur astronomer Bing Quock will give us a tour of the heavens, including seasonal constellations, notable deep-sky objects, & a sneak peek at a few upcoming astronomical events.

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Rob Cala’s Adventure in Nature Photography

Saturday, October 19 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Renowned photographer and film-maker Robert Cala will take us through a photographic journey of onland creatures. Join for a fascinating look at intimate scenes of hummingbirds and other creatures captured beautifully.

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August 2019

Krista R. Herbe: Medicinal Properties of Bay Area Plants

Saturday, August 17 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Join Clinical Western Herbalist, Krista R. Herbe, RH(AHG), for a season centered look into the medicinal properties of Bay Area native plants. In this lecture scheduled for Saturday, Aug 17, at 5 pm, Krista will share how plants can provide nutrition, improve digestion, heal the skin, treat common diseases and boost the immune system. Highlighting the medicinal, energetic, and spiritual properties of individual plants & their European counterparts, she will also share a few common invasive species and how to use those ‘weeds’.

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San Pedro Creek Coalition: Informal Meeting

Saturday, August 3 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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There will be an informational meeting of the San Pedro Creek Coalition at 4:30 on Saturday, August 3rd at the Visitor Center in San Pedro Valley Park.  

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July 2019

Morgan Stickrod: California Plant Diversity

Saturday, July 6 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Morgan Stickrod ‘s Saturday, July 6th, 5pm talk will highlight the amazing biodiversity and beauty of the native plants of
California, a flora we treasure and work hard to protect.

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June 2019

Craig Nikitas: Tracking the Cooper’s Hawk

Saturday, June 22 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Craig Nikitas, now Chief Operator at Bay Raptor Rescue, will deliver a program on the Cooper’s Hawk, a bird he’s come to know quite well; the photo at left shows him holding one he recently rescued in SF. The Program starts at 6pm on Sat, June 22, at our Visitor Center.

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Christopher Quock: Insect Field Trip

Saturday, June 8 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Christopher Quock of San Francisco State University, will be leading an Insect field trip for the Friends and for general public on Saturday, June 8, at 11am in SPVP.

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Children’s Hour

Saturday, June 1 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Children will hear from insects, birds, critters of all sorts about their adventures during Storytime, the first half-hour of Children’s Hour. Children will then draw/color these interesting creatures during Art Buzz, the second half-hour.

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May 2019

Jim Steele: Bird Song Walk

Saturday, May 18 at 8:00 am - 10:00 am
San Pedro Valley Park Visitor’s Center,
600 Oddstad Blvd
Pacifica, 94044 United States
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Jim Steele is one of the local experts in the recognition of bird song & calls, as well as a popular avian hike leader. He will stick mainly to the Creekside & field areas of our Park, but be ready with good shoes & binoculars, as he will go where the songs are.

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