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The Secret Society of Adultologists

¡Californias!

The Secret Society of Adultologists is a whole new way to experience The Nat—stay late and rediscover your sense of wonder. This 21+ after-hours event features Museum scientists sharing treasures from our collection of more than 8 million specimens, and craft cocktails, beer, music, storytelling, food, crafts, and art.

San Diego Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Sep 20, 2019
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Price

$15 for members; $25 for non-members

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Nat Talk

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In this talk, Nan Sterman discusses what makes a native plant native, the habitats that native plants come from, which are easiest to grow in San Diego’s gardens, how to grow them, how to use them in the garden, and how to mix them with other plants.

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Nick Thune

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‘Nick Thune is the truth and people continue to bear witness.’

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Guest Chef Janina Garay

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Nat Talk

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Nick Thune

Sep 26 - Sep 28, 2019
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