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Fun Group

An outing, of varying nature, located somewhere in the Bay Area, is arranged every month.

Email  hcfungroup@yahoo.com to join the Fun Group mailing list.


April Event – The Colors of Spring – April 9, 2016

It’s the peak of the iris blooming season! And so the Clara B. Rees Iris Society is presenting their spring show entitled, “The Colors of Spring.” Come see award-winning blooms, as well as beautiful iris floral arrangements. Gardening experts will be on hand to answer your questions and help you select an iris for purchase.

What: The Clara B. Rees Iris Society Spring Show “The Colors of Spring”

Where: Westgate Mall, 1600 Saratoga Avenue, San Jose, CA 95129

When: Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Noon.

Cost: Free!

For more information, visit http://cbris.org/show.html or call (408) 446-1707.


May Event – Mama Birds in the Marsh Festival – May 7, 2016

The eggs have hatched! Come celebrate these new feathered mamas and all mothers! Experience this special event at the wildlife refuge with guided bird walks, a live bird show, along with crafts and games!

What: Mama Birds in the Marsh Festival

Where: Environmental Education Center, 1751 Grand Blvd., Alivso/San Jose, CA 95002

When: Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

Cost: Free!

For more information, visit http://fws.gov/refuge/don_edwards_san_francisco_bay or call (408) 262-5513.


June Event – An Exhibition of Vintage Pinball Machines – June 4, 2016

Bing! Ping! Flip! Thud! Join us as we visit the Museum of American Heritage and explore the bright and colorful world of pinball, tracing the development and history of the game from its early beginnings during the 1700s, to the current revival it is experiencing today.

Of course, no pinball exhibit is complete without actual games to play–and MOAH has seven vintage machines to choose from, including playable games from the 1930s and even a completely transparent machine that offers 360 degree views of its inner mechanisms!

What: Pinball! An Exhibition of Vintage Pinball Machines

Where: Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301

When: Saturday, June 4, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. Meet at main entrance.

Cost: Free!

For more information, visit http://www.moah.org or call (650) 321-1004.