The Birth Center averages 133 deliveries per month. Plans include doubling the capacity of the level 2 nursery, adding additional private home-like birthing suites, and expanding nursing and family waiting areas.
The evening honored the late doctors William Kennett and John Hoff, two of Sequoia Hospital's pioneering obstetricians.
Djerassi open studios
The Djerassi Resident Artists Program will hold its annual "Open House/Open Studios" from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 28. This is the one day of the year the program's Artists' Barn and private grounds are open to the general public.
The afternoon will include open studios, dance and music performances, literary readings and self-guided tours ot the sculpture collection. Small plates prepared by the program's gourmet chef will be served throughout the day.
The open house marks the first public viewing of "After the Celestrial Axe," the site-inspired sculpture by visual artist and 2013 artist-in-residence Drue Kataoka.
Admission is $35 per person and reservations are required. To reserve, go to www.djerassi.org or call 747-1250.