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Saturday, February 10, 2024

Black History Month Celebration- Feb 25th - 11:00-4:00pm; FREE event; Northridge; speakers, history, music, entertainment fun-please join us

 On Sunday, February 25th, the Pacoima Historical Society is collaborating with The

Museum of the San Fernando Valley
to present a Black History Month celebration.

Both organizations are inviting valley residents to come experience the visual and oral

history of African Americans in the San Fernando Valley.


The event will feature entertainment, with The Museum Board Member SFV, event committee member, DJ/MC Eric Stuart hosting the festivities. There will be large photo exhibits, some vendors, and food. It promises to be an educational and enlightening time for all.

Invited guests to include:

CA State Senator, District 20, Caroline Menjivar*

City of Los Angeles Councilman, District 12, John Lee*

Mel Wilson, Civic Leader; former candidate for Los Angeles Mayor; Realtor

  * Scheduled but not guaranteed to appear in the event.

What: Black History Month Celebration

When: Sunday, February 25, 2024

Where: The Museum SFV

18904 Nordhoff St. Northridge, CA 91324

(On the grounds of the historic Rancho Cordillera del Norte)

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

(Official Program:  11:30 - 2:30 pm)

Cost: FREE   (suggested donation to support both Org's)

RSVP:; call us at 818-347-9665

Parking:   FREE - pull in the gates of The Rancho - 9015 Wilbur Ave. and you will be directed to parking areas.

For more event information and for sponsorship participation, please contact:
Crystal Jackson President, Pacoima Historical Society at or 818-646-8093

For more information on event and entertainment, please contact:
Eric Stuart, The Museum of the SFV, 818-347-9665 or

Thank you -please bring family members, friends and colleagues to this special event.

Friday, January 12, 2024

2024 The Museum Associates Orientation Program

The Museum Associates program at The Museum of the San Fernando Valley trains volunteers that act as docents for two and three-hour segments on one or more days/month during Museum hours, at special events, and tours to educate and promote the history, arts and culture of the San Fernando Valley.

What:        Museum Assoc. Orientation

When:        Saturday, January 13th

Time:         12:00 – 1:00 pm/1:00 - 2:00pm

Cost:          Free

Parking:    Park free on Museum SFV grounds or across the street at 18860 Nordhoff

Address:    18904 Nordhoff St.    Northridge 91324 

(SW corner Nordhoff St. / Wilbur Ave.)

Program repeats at 1:00 pm. - 2:00 pm

Areas of interest to participate and promote include:

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture
  • Art/Public Art/Murals                         
  • Artifacts
  • Aviation
  • Development/Capital Campaign/ Endowment
  • Education (K-12; College)
  • Entertainment
  • Event Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • History
  • Music
  • Nature
  • People
  • Pop Culture
  • Oral Histories of the SFV
  • Marketing & Promotions
  • Pop Culture
  • Transportation
  • Water

The Museum SFV Associates Volunteers receive:

  • Training & Information Notebook
  • Name Badge
  • Recognition in monthly e-newsletter
  • Free admission to all events and receptions

Refreshments served.

On the historic grounds of Rancho Cordillera del Norte

RSVP:   Cheri Norum, Chair
Tel: 818-347-9665