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Monday, August 03, 2009

Event: Picnics for Parks - Aug 8 & 9

California’s State Parks are threatened with closure. Demonstrate your support for preserving our heritage by putting on a historical costume and joining other park supporters for picnics in our local parks.

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Saturday, August 8th (Noon to 4 PM)

Victorian Picnic
(1870s-80s attire suggested)
Los Encinos State Historic Park
16756 Moorpark St. in Encino

Sunday, August 9th (Noon to 4 PM)

Jazz Age Picnic
(1920s-30s attire suggested)
Will Rogers State Historic Park
1501 Will Rogers Park Road in Pacific Palisades

Note: this is not an “event” with structured activities etc. You will just be individual citizens enjoying your State Parks and speaking up for their preservation. All regular park fees and restrictions will apply.

Bring more-or-less period food, utensils and accessories. No tents & no weapons. Period games (no baseball) and non-amplified musical instruments encouraged. A barbecue is available to costumed guests at Los Encinos, but not at Will Rogers.

For more information, and to RSVP via Facebook, go to http://walternelson.com and click on “Activist Picnicking” or email walter@walternelson.com or call Walter Nelson at 818-585-6182 (email is the best way to reach him)


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