Friday, July 25, 2014

Summer Nights in the Garden July 25

Here's the press release for this night's:

Friday, July 25
5–9 pm

NHM’s newest summer series takes you into the Nature Gardens, with activities around every corner that will awaken your senses.

MUSIC:                       KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez spins ambient tunes in the Nature Garden.

DRINKS:                      Sip on a garden-inspired cocktail as you walk through the gardens.

FOOD:                        Bring a picnic or enjoy a food truck!
Peaches Smokehouse, S’Cream Truck, CreativEats Truck,
No Jodas Cuban Kitchen Truck

PERFORMANCE:        Butterfly stilt performers and Toy Theater shows throughout the evening.

WORKSHOP:              Walk-up to learn about potting succulents with urban homesteading experts Erik Knutzen and Kelly Coyne.

PAINTING:                  Artist Peter Tigler leads a participatory image-making project that’s part fingerpainting, part color-by-number.

NATURE MAPPING:   Become a citizen scientist and help us map nature in urban L.A.

TOURS:                      Take a botanical tour of the Nature Gardens led by NHM staff.

ADMISSION:               Free with RSVP. Register online at or call 213.763.DINO.