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Lunch and Lecture: Kitty Connolly

Date: 10-May-2019

Time: 11:30 am - 1 pm

On select Fridays of every month Sherman  Gardens, in partnership with Cafe Jardin, will feature a horticulture speaker combined with a delicious lunch...the perfect way to end the week. 

Scott LaFleur, Garden Director and Program Chair for the Los Angeles Men's Garden Club, has a long list of contacts from botanic gardens, horticulture, landscape design and beyond.  As Program Chair, he has created many outstanding programs for Los Angeles.  In 2019 he will bring his exciting programs to Orange County.  Teaming with Chef Pascal Olhats, Scott is starting a new 'Lunch and Lectures Series."  Hosted by Sherman Library & Gardens, on select Fridays, will be great speakers accompanied by a delicious lunch prepared by Chef Pascal.   

 California Super Bloom

Kitty Connolly - Executive Director, Theodore Payne Foundation

Kitty has been out surveying this season's wildflowers and enjoying the Super Bloom.  She will be discussing this year's Super Bloom and the conditions that make it happen as well as all the amazing things the Theodore Payne Foundation does to protect and grow California's native fauna.  

Did you know there is a Wild Flower Hotline? 

The acclaimed Theodore Payne Wild Flower Hotline, founded in 1983, offers free weekly on-line and recorded updates – posted each Friday from March through May – on the best locations for viewing spring wild flowers in Southern and Central California. All locations are on easily accessible public lands and range from urban to wild, distant to right here in Los Angeles. They balance the spectacle flower fields with the diversity of perennials. Read their blog about the Wild Flower Hotline.

  Call 818 768-1802, ext. 7 each Friday to hear new reports recorded by Emmy Award-winner Joe Spano, the Voice of the Wild Flower Hotline!

Advanced Reservations:

Friends Lunch & Lecture - $25 

Non-Member Lunch & Lecture - $35 

Friends Lecture Only - Free

Non-Member Lecture Only - $5

Day of Walk Ins:

Friends Lunch & Lecture - $35 

Non-Member Lunch & Lecture - $45 

Friends Lecture Only - Free (RSVP's  are appreciated)

Non-Member Lecture Only - $10

* Lunch will be served during the lecture.