History Happy Hour

History Happy Hour: The Occupation of Catalina Island

 
5/18/18
 
$15
 
Ainsley House

On January 2, 1864, eighty enlisted men under the command of Captain West occupied Catalina Island and forced the evacuation of its residents. By the end of the year, they were gone as quickly as they had arrived, leaving only their barracks behind. But why?

History Happy Hour: What is Climate Change?

 
4/20/18
 
 
Ainsley House

Join scientists Stephen Po-Chedley from the Lawrence Livermore Lab and Andrea Fassbender from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, as they represent a non-partisan group called Climate Voices. Climate Voices, brings scientists and communities together. Po-Chedley and Fassbender will discuss what exactly Climate Change is and how is it affecting our society.

History Happy Hour: On the Trail of the Campbells

 
3/23/18
 
$15
 
Ainsley House

March's History Happy Hour will follow Benjamin Campbell and many other members of the Campbell family during their 1846 westward migration into Santa Clara Valley. Historian and museum staff-member, Barney Terrell, will explore the family's journey and highlight the legacy...

History Happy Hour: History of the Ohlone

 
2/16/18
 
$15
 
Ainsley House

Lecturer and ethnohistorian Alan Leventhal will discuss the history of the Ohlone in the Bay Area at our first History Happy Hour of 2018! Leventhal will also discuss significant events in Ohlone timeline including the current struggle for tribal recognition from the government.

History Happy Hour: Once Upon A Crime

 
5/19/17
 
$15
 
Ainsley House

Join the museum and fellow true crime enthusiasts for a discussion with Once Upon A Time podcaster, Esther Ludlow, about fascinating stories about true crime.

History Happy Hour: Mt. Umunhum + Almaden Air Force Station

 
3/24/17
 
$15
 
Ainsley House

Come hear lecturer, Basim Jaber, tell the amazing history of this Bay Area landmark. Basim has researched the history and geography of Mt. Umunhum and the Almaden Air Force Station since 2006. This program is intended for those ages 21+

History Happy Hour: Football & Technology

 
1/27/17
 
 
Ainsley House

January's History Happy Hour is “Football and Technology: The Essence of the Bay Area” with speaker, Ted Atlas.

Ted Atlas will discuss the two parallel timelines: history of technology in the area and the history of football. The two...

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