Representative PPHS Events

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Lectures

Excursions & Tours

Annual Dinner

 

Lectures

The American Revolution with author Gary Nash

Turn-of-the-century home musical instruments with Lief Engeswick

Historian Ernest Marquez on Santa Monica Beaches

Food historian Charles Perry on "The Wild Old Westside", a history of Los Angeles beach restaurants. 

Historian, lecturer, author Roger D. McGrath on "The Palisades in the 50's," recollections of Pacific Palisades in the 1950's.

Harry Medved, author of several books illustrated how Pacific Palisades as been used as a backdrop for numerous movies and television programs.

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Excursions & Tours

Chino, CA

Civil War Re-Enactment

Historic Pasadena, CA

Pasadena Museum of History, the Fenyes Mansion, the Finnish Bath House, and the Gamble House

Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA

Japanese American National Museum, Ansel Adams at Manzanar exhibit, and Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple

Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Genealogical Bus Excursion to Downtown Library History Department and Archives, and tour of the L.A. Regional Family History Center. 

Docent Tours

Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House

The Rand Corporation Building and Art Collection 

Walking Tours

Downtown Pacific Palisades

Santa Monica Canyon

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Annual Dinner

Winter holiday music and dinner at the Aldersgate Lodge 

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