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Celtic Spring, known as the "Von Trapp Family of Celtic Music," will present spirited reels and jigs from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Under the Oaks Theater in Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. Call (818) 949-4200.
'Boddy's Big Backyard' picnic for families will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. Verdugo Swing Society will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. Visitors may buy picnic food when they arrive. A history walk and talk will be from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. to learn about the early days — a time before Descanso became a public botanic garden and was Manchester Boddy's private estate, flower plantation and working ranch. The picnic menu is posted on www.descansogardens.org. Call (818) 949-4200.