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Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation
1370 El Camino Real
Colma, California 94014-3239
Phone #: (650) 755-0580
Fax #: (650) 994-3317

2014 EDUCATION SERIES
FREE SUNDAY AFTERNOON LECTURES

Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation proudly announces the 15th Season of its FREE Sunday Afternoon Lectures. This popular, entertaining and educational Lecture Series is held one Sunday of each month from January through October. Please note that some topics or schedules may change due to unavoidable circumstances.  If you would like to be on our mailing list for monthly reminders of these lectures and tours, please call 650.550-8810 (for tours) and 650.550-8811 (for lectures) or email lenipanopio@cypresslawn.com

Light Refreshments Served


Location:         Cypress Lawn's Reception Center
                       2nd Floor, Administration Building
                       1370 El Camino Real, Colma, California

Time:                2 pm. - 4 pm.



Jan. 19

Michael Svanevik
Secrets of the Mound-Little Known Tales from Beneath Laurel Hill Mound

Feb. 16 Terry Hamburg
Show and Tell: Antiques Appraisal
Mar. 16 Michael Svanevik
Women-Prime Movers at Rest at Cypress Lawn
April 20 Francine Brevetti
Turning Memories into History
May 18 Michael Svanevik
Risky Business-The Perils of Being Royal
June 22 Peter Tannen
Jewish Cemeteries of Morocco

Bob Giles
Cemeteries from Around the World
July 20 John A. Martini
Sutro's Glass Palace: Rise and Fall of Sutro Baths
Aug. 17 Peggy Aycinena and Dorothy Severns (The Mess Mobile)
Compassionate Clutter Cleaning
Sept. 21 Michael Svanevik
Hollywood Endings (When the Stars Flicker Out)
Oct. 19 Douglas Keister
Stories in Stone: Holy Land


FREE SATURDAY AFTERNOON WALKING TOURS

The 2014 Walking Tours offered by Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation

All scheduled tours are held on Saturdays. They start at 1:30 pm at the Noble Chapel (located on Cypress Lawn's East Gardens) except for the Stained Glass Tour and the Catacombs Stroll which start at our Reception Center, 2nd floor of the Administration Building, 1370 El Camino Real, Colma, California. Except where indicated, all tours are conducted by Terry Hamburg. For further information, please call 650.550-8810 or send an email to lenipanopio@cypresslawn.com

April 12 Splendor in the Glass(meet at Reception Center)
Docent: Terry Hamburg
April 26 An Afternoon of Horticultural Delights
Docent: Steven Brown, City College of San Francisco
May 17 The Streets of San Francisco at Cypress Lawn
Docent: Terry Hamburg
June 21 Cypress Lawn's Magnificent Angels
Docent: Terry Hamburg
July 12 Women Who Made a Difference
Docent: Terry Hamburg
July 26 Following the Trail of Paul Bunyan and Babe: Timber Kings of the Northwest and the Pacific Slopes
Docent: Michael Svanevik
Aug. 16 Who's Who in the West Gardens(meet at Reception Center)
Docent: Terry Hamburg
Sep. 20 A Celebration on Vintners and Liquor/Wine Merchants
Docent: Terry Hamburg
Oct. 18 Gargoyles, Foo Dogs & More: Interesting and Unusual Memorials
Docent: Terry Hamburg
Nov. 1 Northern California's Fortune Builders
Docent: Michael Svanevik


Walking Tour Information: 650.550-8810

Lecture Information: 650.550-8811



Groups of 30 or More : If you have a group of 30 or more and would like to schedule a private walking tour of Cypress Lawn Garden Cemetery and Arboretum, please contact Leni Panopio at: 650.550-8863 or email her at lenipanopio@cypresslawn.com


Join other cemetery enthusiasts and lovers of history, art and nature in discovering the cultural treasures of our beautiful organic outdoor museum and arboretum. Cypress Lawn is a nationally recognized historic garden cemetery and arboretum that has been a part of the San Francisco Bay Area's cultural heritage since its founding in 1892. It is a 200-acre living museum of magnificent funeral art, architecture and horticulture unlike any other museum in the world ... a place full of the life stories of the men and women whose visions and dreams have shaped the Golden State of California.


Email: info@cypresslawnheritagefoundation.com

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