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The Walt Disney Family Museum’s September 2011 Events Calendar
So Dear to My Heart is film-of-the-month

The Presidio, San Francisco (2011) September’s film is So Dear to My Heart, and it’s on the big screen at the Walt Disney Family Museum. The 1949 classic sets off a month of exclusive animation workshops and a special salute to Walt from five of his grandchildren on September 17. Get to know the Walt in Disney – on the big screen of our state-of-the-art digital theater- or in one of our many fun-filled classes!

FILM OF THE MONTH – September 1–September 31

So Dear to My Heart
1:00 & 4:00pm (daily except Tuesdays, and September 17 and 24)
Tickets at www.waltdisney.org
A family film about a boy named Jeremiah who grows up on his Grandmother’s farm and trains his baby lamb, Danny, to compete in a county fair. Will Jeremiah and Danny win a prize at the fair? Come to The Walt Disney Family Museum’s screening of So Dear to My Heart to find who comes out a winner. Starring Bobby Driscoll and Burl Ives

Saturday September 17
Our Grandpa, Walt Disney
Join us for a special afternoon as 5 of Walt’s grandchildren, Walter, Joanna, Jenny, Tamara, and Chris talk about what it was like to grow up with Walt as their grandpa! The Miller kids will share their childhood stories and memories, including visiting the Disneyland apartment, spending Christmas with Walt and Lilly, and much more. This program will include family photos and video clips. Tickets will go on sale to members first, August 1 through August 10. On August 11, limited tickets will go on sale to the general public for $25.00.

Friday September 23, Saturday September 24, Sunday September 25
Look Closer: Walt as a Grandfather: Family Photos
1:00 & 3:00pm I Gallery 9
Free with paid Museum admission

Classes + Activities
Saturday September 10 and Sunday September 18
Disney Discoveries
1:00–3:00pm I Learning Center Art Studio
What is dear to your heart? Keep those memories for years to come. We will use a variety of materials to create and decorate your very own scrapbook!

Saturday September 17
Moving Pictures: Intro 2-D Hand-Drawn Animation Workshop
1:00–4:00pm Adults 18+ I Learning Center Media Studio
Do you like to draw? Would you like to learn to animate? This class will teach you the basic principles of traditional hand-drawn animation as well as how to continue this discipline at home.
Registration required. Email education@wdfmuseum.org or call 415.345.6814
Price: Members $35, Non­­­­-Members $40

Saturday September 24
Memories of Moving Pictures: Follow Up to 2-D Hand Drawn Animation
1:00–4:00pm I Learning Center Media Studio
This intermediate class is a follow-up course to our introductory workshop. This class focuses on techniques that will further your understanding of an animated scene. You will use the latest software to create your animated short!
Registration required. Email education@wdfmuseum.org or call 415.345.6814
Price: Members $35, Non­­­­-­Members $40

Saturday September 24
Chili & A Movie – Members Only
Starts at sunset, Approximately at 7:00pm I Lawn
Registration required. Call 415.345.6852

Where: The Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery Street, The Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94129

Admissions: Various: visit www.waltdisney.org for details

Website: www.waltdisney.org