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  • Tustin Community Garden Informational Meeting

    · By Sam Robertson

    Curious to learn more about gardening and participate in the building of the first-ever Tustin Community Garden?Join us for an informational meeting on January 28th to learn more about the building of the Tustin Community Garden located at 450 El Camino Real and how you can contribute by volunteering your time and labor, donating plants/vegetables, gardening supplies and planters, offering garden expertise, and/or making a financial contribution.MEETING DETAILS BELOW:Date: January 28, 2023Time: 10amLocation: Arvida Book Co.115 W Main St, Tustin, 92780*RSVP by Jan 26th: oneseedcg@gmail.comwith your name & how many people will be attending with you

  • Author Event: Lisa Cupolo in conversation with Yoon Choi: Feb 5th, 2pm

    · By Sam Robertson

    Author Event: Lisa Cupolo in conversation with Yoon Choi: Feb 5th, 2pm ABOUT HAVE MERCY ON US:   Each of the ten stories in Have Mercy on Us is an illuminating window into a human life. In the way of all the best fiction, these stories enlarge our understanding of what it means to be alive and to love, with characters who leap off the page. In this award-winning collection, the people are varied in age, race, and origin. An old man travels to a village in Kenya in an attempt to bring his estranged son home; against her mother’s wishes, a young woman attends...

  • Entry for Teen Art Show has been extended to 1/31!

    · By Sam Robertson

    MASC is seeking teen artists to participate in our Inaugural Teen Art Show.   Multiracial Americans of Southern California (MASC) is proud to present its inaugural Teen Art Show, celebrating the Exploration of Identity. This event will be held Saturday, March 4, 2023, 5:30 - 7:30pm.  High School artists, ages 13-19, who wish to present their original art may enter to participate. The entry period is from November 15, 2022 through January 31, 2023. The theme of the show is the Exploration of Identity, presented through visual art, performing arts, dance, spoken word, poetry, short film, and short fiction. We welcome the artistic exploration of all...

  • Updated Book Club Schedule for 2023

    · By Sam Robertson

    Name Meeting Date Location January February Arvida First Editions First Sunday 5pm Arvida Patio Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff Arvida Non Fiction Fourth Saturday 4pm Arvida Patio Wintering by Katherine May All About Love by Bell Hooks Boozy Book Club Fourth Tuesday 7pm Bottle Logic Brewery Anaheim Fairy Tale by Stephen King The Twilight World by Werner Herzog Class- Lit Book Club Second Saturday at 8.30am Arvida Patio Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier D.E.A.R. Every Sunday 8am Arvida Patio Anything! Just join us to Drop Everything And...

  • Spring Author Events

    · By Sam Robertson

    We love hosting local authors. Here are some exciting upcoming events: In Person Book Launch: May 7th- The Noh Family written by author Grace Shim. Moderated by Stephan Lee.         Children's Story Time: February 26th- Two Refugees and a Dream read by Author Leslie Nguyen March 12th- When Lola Comes to Visit read by Author Michelle Sterling     Local Writer Spotlight: March 5th- The Second List selection read by Author Max Bridges      

  • Our New Book Club Corner

    · By Sam Robertson

    Change is inevitable… and we are constantly updating our shop! The latest addition is our Book Club Corner, where you can keep track of our book clubs and see their reading picks—past and present. Meeting dates are included for the clubs accepting new members.  Some of our latest book clubs are: The Movies n’ Books Club reading Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan The Manifest Book Circle reading Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski & F*ck Like A Goddess by Alexandra Roxo The Nonfiction Book Club reading The Book of Hope by Jane Goodall The Arvida First Editions Book...