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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.


February Event  –  The History of Almaden Air Force Station  –  February 21, 2016

Did you ever wonder about that concrete tower on top of Mount Umunhum?

Come learn about the history of this fascinating bay area historic landmark and enjoy a slide show of amazing historic photos of this Cold War radar station when it was in operation between 1958 and 1980.

Umunhum Conservancy founders will also be present to discuss the future of the Radar Tower.

What: Almaden Air Force Station Slide Show Presentation

Where: Casa Grande, 21350 Almaden Rd, New Almaden, CA 95042.

When: Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.

Cost: Free, but RESERVATIONS are required.

For more information and reservations, visit http://umunhumconservancy.org/?page_id=191 or call (408) 533-8107.

 


March Event  –  A Guided Tour of Martial Cottle Park  –  March 12, 2016

Established by Edward Cottle in 1864 and continually maintained and farmed by his descendants until 2014, this land remained in agricultural production under one family for 150 years. Martial Cottle Park now celebrates our shared agricultural heritage and how the tradition of farming and sharing food continues to shape our landscape, people and history.
 
Join us for a guided tour of this historical and agricultural park!
 
What: A Guided Tour of Martial Cottle Park
 
Where: Martial Cottle Park, 5283 Snell Avenue, San Jose, CA 95136.
 
When: Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 1:00 p.m.
 
Cost: Free. Parking admission fee: $6.00.
 
For more information, visit https://www.sccgov.org/sites/parks/parkfinder/Pages/martialcottle.aspx or call (408) 535-4060.