Discovering the Beauty and Demystifying the Beast: Climate Resilience in the East Bay
January 23 at 7:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Building, 400 Hartz Ave., Danville

Join East Bay Regional Park District Naturalist, Ashley Grenier for a discussion on the impacts, and efforts of people to overcome climate change in the East Bay. What could the future hold for our parks, and how can we all get involved?

Admission is free.


Wildflowers of Mount Diablo: The Story Behind Their Names
February 20, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Location: Veterans Memorial Building, 400 Hartz Ave., Danville

This program will be presented by Stephen Smith, President of the Mountain Diablo Interpretive Association and Natural History Docent.

"Member Swap" with The Ruth Bancroft Garden
Tuesday, March 10

Members of the Museum and the The Ruth Bancroft Garden will enjoy free admission at each other’s institutions.  Please be prepared to show your membership card at admission.

In addition, museum members will receive a 10% discount at the Ruth Bancroft Garden nursery.

The Ruth Bancroft Garden is open from 10 am - 4 pm. It is located at 1552 Bancroft Rd., Walnut Creek.

Firescaping- Designing a unique garden with the Firescaping Guidelines
Saturday, March 14, 9:30 - 10:30 am
Location: The Ruth Bancroft Garden, 1552 Bancroft Rd., Walnut Creek

Cost: $15 RBG and Museum Members, $20 Non-members

We live and garden in a region where the threat of wildfires is becoming more common. Fire-safe design and fire-resistant plants will make your garden more resilient if the worst does happen. Using the guidelines from numerous local resources, Troy McGregor from Gondwana Flora will walk you through how to design a creative, functional and fire-safe garden using plants found at the Ruth Bancroft Garden. Plants, materials, and maintenance will all be covered in this class.

To register for the class, click here.