February 2019 Field Trips

The Magic Dream

by Mozart

LA Opera

Friday

February 1, 2019

To be confirmed.

 9:15 am – 11:15 am

To be confirmed.

COST:  

  • $3.00 per student
  • $7.00 per adult  

PLACE:

  •                 Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
  •                 135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012
  •                 PARKING:  Music Center Garage – $20.00

Deadline:   Friday, January 25, 2019  –  Until full

The Magic Dream is a 50-minute, lighthearted introduction to opera, in which a young girl creatively re-imagines Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Casting herself as the princess and her friends as the prince, the bird catcher and a hotdog, she dreams her way through this engaging celebration of Mozart’s classic opera.

For questions: eiefieldtrips@gmail.com

Seabiscuit Tour – Santa Anita

Thursday

February 7, 2019       

 8:30 am to 10:30/11:00

COST:      $5.00 per family (ages 8 & up)    

 PLACE:    

  • Santa Anita Park
  • 285 W Huntington Drive,
  • Arcadia CA 91007
  • Please meet at tram-

 

PARKING:  Gate 8 off of Baldwin. Go Left at the fork to the guard shack, they will direct you where to park. Meet by the hedge.

 

Deadline:   Thursday, January 31, 2019 (or until full – 40 max)

 

TOUR THE GREAT RACE PLACE

Board the Seabiscuit Tram near Clockers’ Corner and take a tour of The Great Race Place. The Seabiscuit tram will take you to the stable area, receiving barn, and the Paddock Gardens. Plus, see Seabiscuit’s original stall and barn, areas used during the filming of the movie Seabiscuit, and meet the equine star of Seabiscuit, Fighting Furrari, who played the primary role in the film. Not only that, you will also visit the jockeys room, silks room, saddling paddock, the walking ring with its topiaries and statuary, and the carriage horses in their home under the Grandstand. You will also learn everything it takes to get a racehorse ready to race. This is truly a unique experience!!

 

Enjoy breakfast at Clockers’ Corner before this fun tram ride – they start serving at 7:00 am. 

Annual Valentine’s Day

Card Swap and 

Craft Day Party

Monday

February 11

3:00 PM

COST:      $6.00 per child

 PARKING:   Free

PLACE:       EiE – Monrovia, CA

 Deadline: Registration closes – Wednesday, February 6, 2018

 Come join us for a Valentine’s Day party and craft. The children will be decorating a Valentine’s Day bag, to put their Valentine’s in.

What you need to bring: PLEASE BRING 3 DOZEN VALENTINE’S TO SHARE. These will be put into the Valentine’s bags the children will make.

 ALSO, please BRING A VALENTINE’S TREAT TO SHARE. (Cookies, juice, cupcakes etc…)

 

HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

Metro Gold Line Monrovia

Maintenance & Operation Yard Tour

Friday

February 15, 2019

9:30 am 11:30/12:00 pm (approx.)

CLOSED

COST:              $2.00 per person

PLACE:  

  • 1600 S. California Ave.
  • Monrovia, CA 91016

PARKING:      Yes (TBA)

Registration Deadline:  Friday, February 8, 2019 (only 30 allowed) 

Please join us for a tour of the Gold Line Monrovia Maintenance & Operations Campus. It plays an instrumental role in maintaining the growing fleet of light rail vehicles operated in Metro’s rail network, housing up to 84 light rail vehicles and a total of nearly 200 employees over several shifts each day. The facility will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and service the Gold Line’s fleet, as well as light rail vehicles from throughout Metro’s system.

The $265-million Campus is both an operations facility, providing offices and training facilities for operations and maintenance staff, as well as full-service maintenance facilities to inspect, service and maintain the light rail fleet (including heavy repairs, blow-down, wheel truing, body repairs, painting, storage, cleaning, and washing). These functions will take place mostly in the Main Shop Building, but also at a variety of locations throughout the 24-acre campus.

  • 600,000 Gallon water tank
  • 140,000 Glass tile mosaics in Main Shop Lobby
  • 132,000 Main Shop Building sq. ft.
  • 22,000 Average kilowatt hours generated per month
  • 178.5 Kilowatt solar panel array
  • 84 Light rail vehicles
  • 50% Building materials from recycled materials
  • 24 Acres of Campus

Holocaust Museum of Los Angeles

Monday

February 25, 2019            

 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

MUST BE 10 YEARS OR OLDER!

Strickly enforced.

COST:      $2.00 per person

 

 PLACE:   

 

  • 100 S. The Grove Dr.
  • Los Angeles, CA 90036 
  • (Located in Pan Pacific Park near The Grove & Farmer’s Market)

 

 PARKING:  There is limited free parking available in the Museum’s underground parking lot, accessible from The Grove Drive. Visitors must announce their wish to park using the intercom at the driveway. Please be prepared to open your trunk and show I.D. Parking is for Museum visitors only.

 Visitors to the Museum may also park in the Pan Pacific Park lot at 7600 Beverly Blvd. and access the Museum from the Park.

 Parking is also available in the pay parking structure at The Grove.

 Deadline:   Friday, February 15, 2019 (or until full)

  Students participate in a Museum tour that focuses on life before the war, Nazi rise to power, life in the ghettos and rescue and resistance. Students are introduced to concepts such as anti-Semitism, propaganda, and active and inactive resistance. Following the tour, students interact with a Holocaust Survivor and hear their personal testimony. (Please allow 3 hours)

 LAMOTH recognizes that each learning community is unique. Students – some who have not yet learned about the Holocaust, others whose family has been directly impacted – come to the Museum to gain historical knowledge and understand the social relevance of this rich history. 

 

For questions:  eiefieldtrips@gmail.com

 

 

 

The Clemency of Titus

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

LA Opera

Thursday

February 28, 2019

11:30 am – 5:00pm 

COST:      $8.00 per student

$15.00 per adult

 (no more than 1 adult to 1 student ratio)

PLACE:

  •                  Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
  •                 135 N. Grand Ave.,
  •                   Los Angeles, CA 90012

PARKING:  Music Center Garage – $20.00

There is a mandatory meeting Thurs, February 21 from 5-6 pm.

Deadline:   Until full

 Company premiere! A new production of Mozart’s rarely performed final masterpiece.

The most powerful civilization in the world falls vulnerable to the machinations of power players seeking glory. In a drama marked by shifting layers of morality and loyalty, Mozart’s unmistakable love for humanity shines through in his glorious and endlessly inventive music. Russell Thomas stars as the imperiled leader whose generosity and compassion point the way to a brighter future. A new production, directed and designed by Thaddeus Strassberg (Nabucco, 2017) is conducted by Music Director James Conlon.

In Italian with projected English translations

For questions:

eiefieldtrips@gmail.com