Spring Fundraising Letter

Spring 2016

Dear Friends of Los Encinos,

2016 is off to a busy start for the Los Encinos Docent Association. The dust hardly had time to settle after record attendance of our Annual Easter Egg Hunt and we are hopping right into preparation for Victorian Day in the Park -- now with sheep herding dog demonstration. We’re looking to round up donations so we can maintain and fund our calendar of educational and community events and programs that complement the special qualities of Los Encinos, improve park awareness, and provide opportunities for learning about this unique historic site.

Victorian Day in the Park is earlier this year in hopes to avoid the sweltering conditions experienced last June. We are also adding the element of a sheep herding demonstration to the annual tradition. We have patiently been getting various ducks in the row to be able to bring sheep herding back to Los Encinos. Sheep were an important part of Los Encinos rancho days.

Docent volunteers will assist with a Junior Rangers program run by state park staff. The program runs every Sunday at 10:30 AM from April 10th to May 15th.

We are happy to be hosting Shakespeare by the Sea’s return to Los Encinos State Historic Park, with a Saturday evening performance of Othello August 6th.

Be sure to join our email list to be up to date on upcoming events. Admission to the park and these events and activities is free. Our 2016 expenses are projected to be $14,000. We rely on the generous financial support of friends and donors like you to make all of these programs possible. Your generosity will be put to good use and we will recognize supporters on our web site and at the park. To donate online or learn more, please visit: support.LosEncinos.org. Thank you.

See you at the park,

Los Encinos Docent Association