Mendocino Coast Doll Club president and Fort Bragg resident Jayne Bush will share her knowledge of collectible dolls at the Kelley House Museum on Sunday, May 6, beginning at 4:00 p.m.. Admission is $5 for Kelley House Museum members and $7 for the public. Two dolls belonging to Daisy Kelley (1859 - 1953), named Aurora Lee and Josie, will be on display during the lecture. Daisy was the oldest child of Mendocino pioneers William and Eliza Kelley and the Kelley House was her family home. In Aurora Lee's bodice was tucked a note in Daisy Kelley's handwriting that reads, "My name[...]
3/11 ALTERNATIVE HEALTHCARE IN MENDOCINO IN THE 1970s: Sunday Afternoon With Dr. Peter Barg & Frannie Leopold...
Modern healthcare is a challenge for many, but what was it like fifty years ago on the remote and isolated Mendocino Coast? Come to the Kelley House Museum on Sunday, March 11, at 4 p.m. for “Alternative Health Care in the 1970s in Mendocino,” presented by Dr. Peter Barg and midwife Frannie Leopold. The couple arrived on the Mendocino Coast in the early 1970s with the back to the land movement. They began serving the medical needs of the tiny, scattered coastal population, practicing together at the McCornack Center. They will relate experiences from their lifetime as medical practioners in an[...]
Sunday Afternoon With Our Emergency Medical Responders February 25 4 - 5 p.m. Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a first responder on our wild and beautiful Mendocino Coast? Getting the call, being first on the scene? Rappelling down crumbling cliffs to rescue an ab diver? Or mounting a Jet Ski in fifty-degree water to save a drowning boater? What kind of strength and motivation does it take to be that person? And what's it like for the family waiting at home? Morgan Daniel and his son-in-law, Tyler Grinberg, will relate their experiences as first responders at “Lives on the Line:[...]