The Desert Institute’s community outreach program brings cutting edge presentations on the cultural history, natural science, and the arts pertaining to Joshua Tree National Park, the Morongo Basin, and the Coachella Valley with various partners. The Desert Institute partners include Joshua Tree National Park, the Twentynine Palms Historical Society, the Palm Springs Public Library, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Palm Desert.
The Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series started in 1999 and is run in partnership with the Twentynine Palms Historical Society. Lectures start at 7 pm and doors open at 6:15 pm. Cost is $5 at the door or become a subscriber to save.
Become a subscriber to the entire series for only $40. You will SAVE $10.00 and, as a subscriber, you will have a “reserved seat” held until 10 minutes before the lecture begins.
Alternatively, one can mail a check to: Desert Institute, 74485 National Park Dr., Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 (Please make check out to Joshua Tree National Park Association and indicate that you want to subscribe the Old Schoolhouse Lecture Series).
Meet the speaker - Dinner at the 29 Palms Inn on your own with speaker at 5 pm. RSVP by Wednesday prior to the event by calling (760) 367-5539.
For more info call (760) 367-5539 or email email@example.com.
|September 13||East Mojave Cultural History Museum||Laura Misajet|
|October 11||Desert Ladies Diaries||Dawn Davis|
|November 8||The History of the Carson Family in 29 Palms||Thurman Carson|
|December 13||Joshua Tree: A Place in the American West||Cane Williams|
|January 10||Adventures in the Mojave Trails National Monument||Kyle Sullivan|
|February 14||Postcards from Mecca: The California Desert Photographs of Susie Keef Smith and Lula Mae Graves|
|March 13||History of Water in the Morongo Basin - Perspectives on an Underappreciated Resource||Marina West|
|April 10||The History of the Lomeli Family in Amboy||Guadalupe Lomeli|
|May 8||Natural History of Anza Borrego||Mike Wells|
|June 12||Grandfather Burton Frasher, Photographer, 1907 Through the Decades||Chris Frasher|