Plein Air


Wednesdays, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, 2013-14 School Year


Monrovia Community Adult School, 920 S. Mountain Ave, Monrovia   phone(626) 471-3035 

Mary Archibald, teacher and artist  phone: 626 447-5312


SESSION 3 -10 weeks - February 19 to April 30


Feb 19      Altadena  -  Eaton Canyon Nature Center750 N. Altadena Drive91107 (From 210 Fwy, exit at Altadena Drive going north. Just past New York Drive, turn at the sign for Nature Center.   Meet in the parking lot.)


Feb 26      Arcadia  -  Church of the Transfiguration   1881 S. First Ave, 91006  (From the 210 Fwy, take Santa Anita Drive south to Lemon Ave.  Turn east on Lemon Ave which is south of Duarte Rd. Go one block to the quaint mission style church.)


Mar 5        Pasadena    Lincoln Avenue Nursery, 804 Lincoln Ave, 91103 ( From Orange Grove Blvd and Colorado, go north on Orange Grove.  At Lincoln Ave turn left going north for two blocks to the nursery.)


Mar 12      Monrovia   - George H. Anderson House, 215 East Lime Ave,91016 (From 210 Fwy, exit Myrtle Ave north.  At Lime Ave turn East. It is near the corner of Ivy Ave and Lime, in the second block east of Myrtle)


Mar 19      Pasadena  -  Church of the Angels, 1100 Ave 64, 91105 (from 134 Fwy west, exit at San Rafael/Linda Vista exit, turn south.  At Colorado Blvd, turn right going west. At Ave 64 turn left going south. The Church is at Church Street.)


Mar 26       La Canada   -  Descanso Gardens,  1418  Descanso Drive91011Tulip Time  Fee**(Take the 210 Fwy to Angeles Crest Hwy in La Canada.  Exit going south to Foothill Blvd, turn right.  At Chevy Chase Drive turn south. At Descanso Drive, turn west to the Descanso Gardens entrance.  Meet inside.)


Ap 2 -  NO CLASS - SPRING BREAK  (I have made arrangements for you to go to the Arlington Garden.)


Ap 9         Pasadena    -   Arlington Garden,  274 Arlington Drive, 91105  (From the 210 Fwy at the 134 go south to exit at California Blvd.  Go straight onto Pasadena Ave.  Continue to the gardens which are between Pasadena Ave and Orange Grove Ave at Arlington Drive.)


Ap 16       Monrovia   Upton Sinclair Spanish Colonial Revival Home,  464 N Myrtle Ave,  91016 (From 210 Fwy, exit Myrtle Ave North.  Take Myrtle to the top.  The house is at the corner of E Scenic Drive and Myrtle Ave) 


Ap 23         San Marino   -  Lacy Park, 1485 Virginia Road  (From 210 Fwy, exit  Sierra Madre Blvd South.  Go to Huntington Blvd, turn west.  At Virginia Road turn North, and go 2 blocks to park entrance. Meet at the rose arbor.  Parking and entrance also on St Albans Road.


Ap 30        Arcadia  -  LA County Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave  (From 210 Fwy, exit Baldwin Ave south. Meet near  entrance at 9 am.  Fee**)  Lunch at Mary’s following class at 12 pm.


The next class will start in September.  Registration begins August 18.


In case of rain,  check your email for updates cancellation of class, or call Mary after8 am the morning of the class.  Mary home (626) 447-5312,  cell  (626) 340-1978.


**Membership to the Arboretum or Descanso Gardens will give free admittance to reciprocal gardens.