Plants and Princesses’ Adventure

Co sponsored by The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association and The Huntington Botanical Gardens

This unique event to introduces the Tournament and Roses Queen and Court to 125 students from Longfellow Elementary in Pasadena Unified and 3rd Street Elementary in East LA and The Huntington Botanical Gardens.  The Court will have the opportunity to interact with the students as they enjoy three unique sessions designed specifically for their age.  These sessions will be both fun and educational as they “accidentally” learn about plants.  By interacting with the Court and building a ‘Rose Parade Float’ the students will hopefully learn that they are members of the community that is Pasadena and that Pasadena is a special place to call home.  Most of all, that education, the parade, becoming a Princess, and community involvement is very real to every citizen.

Court arrives and assists half of the students with the building of their own Rose Parade Float talking about the parade, how the floats are all natural materials etc, while the other half of the court assists the students with microscopes and plant biology.  The court addresses the entire group talking about their experiences, to stay in school, and all the great things they are doing in their Queen and Court.  Then the court receives a police escort to the lunch 3 min away to our regular meeting where they address about 115 more senior community members.

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2016 Adventure

2013 Adventure

2013 Adventure

Meeting Information

Thursdays at 12:10 PM

San Marino Community Church, Fellowship Hall

1750 Virginia Road
San Marino, CA Map It

Our meeting location occasionally changes.  Click “More info” in the Upcoming Events section below to confirm the location.

Upcoming Events

Club Meeting: PRESIDENT AARON GIL FIRST MEETING OF ROTARY YEAR
Speaker: Aaron Gil
Topic: President Aaron Gil's first meeting of Rotary year
July 9th 2020 12:10 pm
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Club Meeting: ROTARY PEACE FELLOW REPORT
Speaker: Florence Maher
Topic: My 2 Years in Japan as a Rotary Peace Fellow
July 16th 2020 12:10 pm
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Club Meeting: OUR ROTARY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION
Speaker: Brenda Cressey, Foundation Trustee 2017-21
Topic: The Rotary Foundation and Covid19
July 23rd 2020 12:10 pm
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Club Meeting: ARROYO & FOOTHILLS CONSERVANCY
Speaker: Amanda Zellner, Ass. Professor of Biology, Occidental College
Topic: Wildlife changes in the San Gabriel area
July 30th 2020 12:10 pm
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