Brown Bag Lunch Lecture
Thursday, May 21st, 12 noon 
Dona Jenkins has been a Master Gardener for over 10 years and is the UCCE San Bernardino County Master Gardener Program Coordinator.  She researches educational topics to present to the public. Presentations include demonstrations and workshops based on scientifically researched information provided by the University of California Cooperative Extension. 

This topic will cover benefits of growing organic vegetables, the process of growing vegetables, etc. She will provide a list of resources for learning more about edible gardening and a "how to" grow, harvest, and use your home grown vegetables.

Bring your lunch, bring your friends, or just bring yourself to our Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series once a month.  Speakers will present topics of special interest for high desert residents. The lectures start at 12:00 p.m. Admission is  $ 5 - Free for Members -  beverages will be served.
Copper Mountain College Student Art Show
April 30 through  May 30, 2015

Copper Mountain Community College presents its 5th annual Student Art Show, being held this year at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley. Featured new works from students enrolled in the CMC Fine Arts Program include drawings, paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture, and mixed media works.  Come and experience pure visual delight from fresh emerging talent.


Opening Reception Friday, May 1st  

from 5 - 7 p.m.  

Kid EdVentures
Learn how to draw
Saturday, May 16, 10 a.m - noon

 This is a basic drawing class designed to introduce new students to the skills required to accurately render what they see.

Participants must be at least seven years old.  Call the museum at (760) 369-7212 by Thursday, May 14, 5 p.m. to reserve your child's spot. There is no cost for this educational experience. However, this class will be limited to fifteen participants.


MBHS presents
  May 13, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Flint Knapping 


Tony Soares will demonstrate the art off Flint napping.  While describing the history and process of this ancient method, Tony Soares will take a chunk of basalt and chip it down from a block, turning it into a projectile point similar to those made for hunting or as tools by early Native Americans.

Please bring your own folding chairs to watch the demonstration which will be held outside in the museum courtyard. He will have a selection of points and pottery available for sale.

The Morongo Basin Historical Society's program of community interest presented at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum on the 2nd Wednesday of every month beginning at 5:30 p.m. Please join us - membership not required. $5 donation at the door  


Hi-Desert Nature Museum
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