Saturday, June 27, 2015, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History will host its first “PGMNH Author Series” on Saturday, June 27, from 3-5 p.m. with a free reading, Q and A, light snacks and book signing by celebrated author Claire Fullerton.
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
A lecture by Tim Thomas, former historian/ curator for the Monterey Maritime & History Museum. Tim is a guest curator for our temporary exhibit about how the PPIE influenced Monterey's fishing industries and even the PG Museum of Natural History. $5 admission (free for Museum Members).
Sunday, June 14, 2015, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Local science illustrator Erin E. Hunter will teach this afternoon workshop in the Museum's bird and mammal collection, covering topics like bird and mammal anatomy, the differences between feathers and fur, and tips for drawing animals in proportion. The class will also touch on subjects like mixing media, how to match color, and natural history sketching.
Friday, June 12, 2015, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Adults and children are all welcome to hear from gem and mineral experts and enthusiasts at the Carmel Valley Gem and Mineral Society monthly meetings. These free monthly meetings are held at the Museum at 7pm on the second Friday of each month (except June and December.) Interested members are also welcome to attend the club's board meeting, held at the same location one hour before the general meeting.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
The City of Pacific Grove will switch to a new waste hauler, GreenWaste Recovery, Inc., this coming August. What can we expect from this new contract? You are invited to come and discover! Emily Finn will describe their services, clue us in on the changes, and smooth the transition.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
All monthly Audubon meetings are held at the Pacific Grove Museum on the second Tuesday of the month. All meetings are free and members and non-members are welcome! Doors open at 7:00 PM with soft drinks and cookies provided by MAS hospitality.
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 11:00am – 12:00pm
Join us for an engaging, fun tour of the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History and see Pacific Grove's local museum through new eyes!
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 7:00am – 10:00am
Join the Museum in this thrilling Member Exclusive Event! Doctor John Pearse of will lead a small group of museum members on a tidepooling expedition at Point Pinos. Point Pinos is at the northwest corner of the Monterey Peninsula, facing the open ocean on one side and the Monterey Bay on the other. It is near what is often said to be the Great Tide Pool where Ed Ricketts observed and collected marine animals.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 5:00pm – 6:00pm
The Museum is located at 165 Forest Avenue. Volunteers are needed in the Museum and gift shop, for the Pacific Grove Monarch Sanctuary, and gardeners are needed for the Native Plant Garden.