University of California, Riverside

UCR Botanic Gardens

Friends Winter Luncheon

Annual Friends Winter Lecture & Luncheon

Our Beginnings ~ A History of the UCR Botanic Gardens

Sunday, February 10, 2013, Botanic Gardens Conference Room*

Luncheon Served at Noon, Lecture at 1:00 PM
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At this year's Winter Luncheon, we are extremely pleased to have Dr. Frank Vasek as our guest lecturer.

As one of the founding pioneers and the first Director of the Gardens, Dr. Frank Vasek will discuss the early history of the Gardens and describe the vision he had in the development of the varied sections we enjoy today.  Please reserve the date on your calendars and join us for this very special event!

Friends who wish to attend the 1:00 lecture only, please notify the Botanic Gardens at 951.784.6962 by the RSVP date so seating accommodations can be made.

  • Luncheon Menu:
       House Salad
       Citrus Chicken - chicken with a light citrus glaze
       Roasted Stuffed (with vegetables & nut orzo) Butternut Squash
       Herbed Buttered Red Potatoes
       Honey Glazed Carrots
       Mini Red Velvet Cupcakes
  • Cost for luncheon and lecture: $32.

Wine will be served.

RSVP (951.784.6962 or by Monday, February 4th

Make checks payable to UC Regents and mail to Katie Shea, UCR, Botanic Gardens, Riverside, CA  92521


*The Gardens Conference Room is located just behind the entrance to the Gardens.

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