SoCal Event

Event Alert - Volcano Jess Natural History Museum LA Talk

To See A World in a Grain of Sand: Danger, Discovery, & Delight in Exploration Science

In a joint event presented by the Natural History Museum's Gem and Mineral Council and the Explorers Club of Southern California, Discovery Channel volcanologist and Explorers Club Fellow "Volcano" Jess Peláez will kick off the new year with a bang. Join us as we journey with Jess through the jungles of South America, the wilds of central Mexico, the gritty Australian Outback, the windswept plains of Mongolia, the rugged desolation of North America, and the mysterious depths of the Pacific Ocean. Science and the spirit of adventurous exploration await.

Jess Peláez is Executive Director, Principal Investigator, and co-founder of revolutionary scientific research organization Blueprint Earth. She is a volcanologist, an accomplished extreme explorer, and a professional field scientist. Jess is a Fellow in The Explorers Club, a featured scientist on Discovery Channel's Trailblazers series, an invited TEDx speaker, and her work has been covered in Popular Science magazine, NASA’s FameLab, on National Public Radio, and on This Week In Science.

For more information about Jess, please visit her website:

The event will include drinks and appetizers, and there will be time for a Q&A and socializing.

Journey to the Heart of the Arctic - 12/3

TEC Young Explorer Nicole Collier at G2 Gallery

Join us for an afternoon in the icy wilds of the Arctic with Young Explorer Nicole Collier! The lovely G2 Gallery in Venice is opening its doors for this event, and you will have time to mingle and view the art before the presentation. After Nicole is finished, there will be time for questions. Once your questions are answered, you will have more time to socialize with your fellow explorers while enjoying light snacks and drinks. The cost is $10 for members, $15 for non-members, and $5 for students, and is payable the day of the event by cash or check.

Event Details: Saturday, December 3rd from 2-5pm at G2 Gallery in Venice, CA

Please RSVP no later than Tuesday, 11/29 using this link:

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