Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead
We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links, please. L.A. at Home staff will determine which submissions will be made public.
June 1: Daniel Geiger discusses orchids in terrariums at the meeting of the San Fernando Valley Orchid Society. 7:30 p.m. Free. Sepulveda Garden Center, 16633 Magnolia Blvd., Encino. (818) 349-8677.
June 3-5: L.A. Tribal, an association of local tribal art dealers, hosts Cultural Crossroads III a show of traditional art from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas. Noon to 8 p.m. June 3 and 4, noon to 5 p.m. June 5. Free. An opening party from 7 to 10 p.m. June 3 will benefit Gay and Lesbian Elder Housing; $25. An appraisal clinic will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. June 4-5; $20 fee covers three items. 5900 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. (888) 980-2662.
June 4: The San Clemente Garden Club presents a self-guided tour of coastal gardens including the vegetable, flower and butterfly gardens at Concordia Elementary School. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. (949) 498-2818.
June 4: The West Adams Heritage Assn. presents the self-driven tour, West Adams’ Golden Legacies: Golden State Mutual Life and Landmarks of African American History. Noon to 4 p.m. $20 in advance, $30 at the door. To purchase tickets, go to www.westadamsheritage.org. Prepaid tickets will be held at the check-in point, Golden State Mutual, 1999 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 732-4223.
June 4: Horticulturist Jill Morganelli leads a class on growing seasonal produce organically. Noon to 3 p.m. $25 to $28. Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. (626) 821-4623.
June 4: The Southern California Hemerocallis and Amaryllis Society sponsors an annual show with educational displays, demonstrations and advice for Southern California gardeners. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Included in admission of $3 to $8. Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. (626) 821-4623.
Craft shows: “Ann Weber: Love and Other Audacities” is an exhibition of cardboard sculptures made with a stapler, box cutter and shellac. “Jennifer Angus: All Creatures Great and Small” is a wallpaper-like installation featuring about 3,500 brightly colored insects pinned directly to the wall. $5 to $7. Craft and Folk Art Museum, 5814 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. (323) 937-4230.
— Lisa Boone
Photo: Early 20th century Indonesian beaded sun hat panel. Credit: From Mark A. Johnson Asian & Tribal Art
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