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  • The San Diego History Center hosts dozens of public programs and special events every year. Our popular adult programs include walking tours, lectures, exhibition receptions, curators’ talks, happy hours, fashion events, multi-media presentations, films, musical presentations, symposia and collaborative events with other cultural and educational institutions. We also offer family-themed programs such as readings and workshops, and we participate in Balboa Park-wide events such as Family Days and holiday celebrations.

    Programs are offered at both the History Center in Balboa Park and the Serra Museum in Presidio Park.

    For information about specific events, view the Calendar below.

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    April 2017
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    Tour through “Celebrate San Diego!”

    April 6, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
    San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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    Join History Center staff for a tour of our newest exhibition - Celebrate San Diego! The History & Heritage of San Diego's Jewish Community.

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    Preserving Your Family History Series: Preservation 101

    April 6, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
    San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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    History Center Collections staff will share their knowledge and experience on how to care for a variety of objects, from documents and photographs to painting and clothing, always with an eye toward preservation. Collections staff will show unique, one-of-a-kind objects from the History Center collection and discuss specific preservation methods that have been employed to extend the life of those objects. At the end of the program, there will be a question and answer session where participants can ask for specific feedback on how to care for their own items.

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    Making Matzo Memories: Passover Stories, Songs, and Activities

    April 9, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
    San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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    <h2>Events</h2> Join us for a family friendly program open to anyone that would like to learn about and share Passover traditions! One of the most well-known Jewish holidays, Passover is the celebration and remembrance of freedom. Join the History Center as we explore the customs of this holiday and the Jewish community's impact…

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    Tour through “Celebrate San Diego!”

    April 13, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
    San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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    Join History Center staff for a tour of our newest exhibition - Celebrate San Diego! The History & Heritage of San Diego's Jewish Community.

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    Tour through “Celebrate San Diego!”

    April 20, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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    San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
    San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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    Join History Center staff for a tour of our newest exhibition - Celebrate San Diego! The History & Heritage of San Diego's Jewish Community.

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