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March 2012

03/13/12

New Art For Kids Exhibit At Java Point Café

Art For Kids presents Phase Three of Enroute to 3 R Ready: "From Stack to Sequence to Sign." Showing at Java Point Cafe through March 2012. Featuring paintings by Taylor Lambert, Skylar Vandeweg, Liam Rockwell and Asha Woodmansee. Java Point Cafe is open daily to 5 p.m. at 366 First Street in Benicia. For further information on the exhibit contact Bonnie Weidel, Art For Kids, 707-745-5788.

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Historical Museum Archivists

02/29/12

Historical Museum Archivists

You don’t have to be a history buff to appreciate the behind-the-scenes work that goes into valuing, editing, recording, maintaining, preserving and displaying items in the Benicia Historical Museum’s collection. The Museum is a repository for civic and community records and documents; one that adds to Benicia’s pride and sense of place. Most of the collection items have been donated or lent by Benicia’s citizens who trust the museum’s volunteers to take proper care of them. It’s no small job. Thanks to volunteers like Bev Phelan, who in her more than twenty years at the Museum, has logged in a whopping 36,400 hours. Much of her time is spent researching photos and documents for authors, publishers, historians, students and film companies....

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