Just in time for the holidays, the Octavia Lab at LAPL is launching a follow up to Hidden Heroes, Historic Places – More Hidden Heroes, Historic Places: A Coloring Book for Los Angeles!
The official book launch will take place on Saturday, 11/6, at 1pm. Join HERE or register HERE . You can read more below about the featured Heroes joining this special event.
I've been involved with BEST Friends for going on 7 years. The Octavia Lab really transformed how we fundraise and made supporting the BEST departments at LAPL a symbiotic relationship due to the Lab's creativity, which got us into self-publishing. More about BEST Friends here: https://sites.google.com/site/bestfriendsoflapl/
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From: BEST Friends <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2021 11:53 AM Subject: Upcoming events from BEST Friends
BEST Friends Officers for 2021
President: Rachel Andersson
1st Vice President (Programs): Jae Chang
2nd Vice President (Membership): Shelly Ray
Secretary: Sandeep Gupta
Treasurer: John Shea
Members-at-Large: Clyde Kaplan, Ann Shea
BEST Friends and the Octavia Lab present upcoming events in November and December
BEST Friends is pleased to announce two special upcoming programs. The Octavia Lab's newest adult coloring book, More Hidden Heroes, Historic Places: A Coloring Book for Los Angeles, will be celebrated with a book launch event on Saturday, November 6. That will be followed on December 7 by the BEST Friends Winter Program, which will feature Peter Sokolowski, Editor-at-Large at Merriam-Webster.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6 1:00 p.m. MORE HIDDEN HEROES, HISTORIC PLACES: A COLORING BOOK FOR LOS ANGELES BOOK LAUNCH
The Octavia Lab's adult coloring book, More Hidden Heroes, Historic Places: A Coloring Book for Los Angeles, is now available. To celebrate this publication, BEST Friends is hosting a virtual book launch on Saturday, November 6, at 1:00 p.m. This event highlights the work of the Octavia Lab staff, in coordination with the L.A. Conservancy, and showcases little known heroes and locations in the Los Angeles area. Featured at the book launch will be representatives of Julia Bogany, Miriam Wallace, Dr. Patricia Bath, Ignacio "Nacho" Nava, Jr., and Hashem Ahmad Alshilleh. The book launch will be streamed on the library's YouTube channel and on Facebook Live. Reservations for this free event are available at Eventbrite. Distributed and promoted through BEST Friends, More Hidden Heroes, Historic Places: A Coloring Book for Los Angeles brings fifteen all new pages to color. Each picture is accompanied by detailed, educational descriptions of the people and places pictured, as well as related suggested activities. It is currently available for purchase through Amazon.com and the Library Store. And don't forget, the original Hidden Heroes, Historic Places continues to be available at the Library Store, Skylight Books, and Amazon.com.
Tuesday, December 7 12:00 p.m. BEST Friends Winter Program Peter Sokolowski Editor-at-Large, Merriam-Webster
The BEST Friends December event is coming soon. On Tuesday, December 7th at 12:00 p.m., we will be featuring Peter Sokolowski, Editor-at-Large for Merriam-Webster. Save the date – more information will be available soon.
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