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ORGANIZATION: HERMOSA BEACH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Interested in the history of Hermosa Beach and the South Bay? Looking for a fun and educational space to spend your time, learn new things, and meet new friends? Join the Hermosa Beach Historical Society for a Docent Open House, Thursday, September 22nd at 6pm!

The Hermosa Beach Historical Society formed in 1987 and the Museum has been open in the HB Community Center building since 2007. It holds 3,500 objects, photographs, and other ephemera in its collection and shares the stories of Hermosa Beach and the roots of LA and the South Bay through exhibits, lectures, and public programs.

We are currently seeking volunteers, ages 18 and above, to join our team. Volunteers can assist the Museum in various ways including:

  • Giving tours to adults and children
  • Greeting visitors, selling merchandise, and answering questions during open hours (currently Wed-Sun, 2 - 4pm)
  • Special events
  • Museum Collections
This will be an opportunity to meet current docents and Museum Staff, hear about volunteer opportunities and upcoming events just for docents! Refreshments will be offered. Questions, and to RSVP, email: hermosabeachmuseum@gmail.com

The Hermosa Beach Historical Society Museum is located at 710 Pier Ave. HB, 90254 in the Community Center complex. The entrance is on the tennis court side of the building. Free parking.

More opportunities with HERMOSA BEACH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About HERMOSA BEACH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Location:

710 PIER AVE, HERMOSA BEACH, CA 90254, US

Mission Statement

To engage, delight, and educate the community through the presentation and exploration of history. The collection is extended to the public as a source of lifelong learning.

Description

The Hermosa Beach Historical Society was founded in 1987 by long time resident who wanted to learn more about their hometown and preserve its history for future generations. The HBHS hosts many lively events with and for our South Bay community, including the Surfer's Walk of Fame and Volleyball Hall of Fame celebrations. The Museum also provides monthly educational programming with local figures and academics, as well as field trip opportunities for local students.

CAUSE AREAS

Arts & Culture
Community
Seniors
Arts & Culture, Community, Seniors

WHEN

Thu Sep 22, 2022
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

WHERE

710 Pier AvenueHermosa Beach, CA 90254

(33.86419,-118.39399)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Visual Arts
  • Customer Service
  • Curating
  • History
  • Social Media / Blogging

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Two-hour shifts Wednesdays - Sundays during opening hours, currently 2 - 4pm or for scheduled tours during the day. Special events can be held weeknights (usually Thursday or Friday between 6 and 8pm) and Saturday or Sunday mornings/afternoons.
  • Must enjoy working with and talking to others and have an interest in history, arts, and culture.

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