Native Night Series #3

A wooden trellis with Hahamongna merchandise hanging on it leading to a blue PWP table with two PWP volunteers.

Friday October, 27, 2023 04:00 pm
Hahamongna Watershed Park

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Native Night Series #3

October 27, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join Pasadena Water and Power, in partnership with the Arroyo Seco Foundation (ASF) and Armory Center for the Arts, for the third event of the ASF “Native Night Series.” Celebrate the local autumn beauty at an outdoor printmaking workshop! This family fun event will feature artists Joe Galarza and Keiko Takioto Miller, as they share their talents and guide young artists in creating prints and calligraphy symbols inspired by the native wildlife of the Hahamongna area.

We invite you to:

  • Create pressed flower buttons with PWP
  • Learn about PWP’s water saving programs
  • Free water-saving giveaways
  • Light refreshments will be provided


Joe Galarza is a Xica-indio visual artist and musician raised in El Sereno, CA. He used his childhood experiences in East LA to educate at-risk youth on the healing power of combining art, music and culture to combat societal oppression and intergenerational trauma. Currently, Joe teaches art and music at correctional facilities, universities, community centers and emergent sites of collective action like Standing Rock.

Keiko Takioto Miller is a retired professor emeritus of the World Languages and Cultures from Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania. Born and raised in a rural “Back Japan”, she later joined her father in NYC in the 1960’s. With her BA and MA in French Education, she further applied her knowledge to teach Japanese language and literature, cross-cultural symbology and Far Eastern calligraphy. Her belief in cultivating meaningful language is deeply rooted in her childhood time spent in nature and practicing Japanese calligraphy known as Shodo, or “the way of the brush.”

For more information, email

Press flowers on a table


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October 27, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Pasadena Water and Power
Arroyo Seco Foundation


Hahamongna Watershed Park
4550 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91101 United States
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Contact: Pasadena Water and Power
Contact: Arroyo Seco Foundation