Thursday, January 23, 2014

Mile Square Regional Park Presents the Fifth Annual monarch Butterfly Day

MILE SQUARE REGIONAL PARK PRESENTS THE FIFTH ANNUAL MONARCH BUTTERFLY DAY

(Fountain Valley, Calif.) – OC Parks invites children and families to learn all about Monarch Butterflies and their natural habitat with an up-close look at the magnificent creatures at the fifth annual Monarch Butterfly Day on Saturday, February 1 at Mile Square Regional Park.

The free event takes place inside the Butterfly Garden at the park's Camp Sycamore located near parking lot E.

Children can assist in planting native plants to attract the Monarch Butterflies. Participants are welcome to go inside a netted butterfly enclosure. Butterfly experts will be on-site to provide educational information and answer questions about the beautiful and unique specimens. Additional activities available at the event will include children's crafts, face painting and guided nature walks. 

The event is recommended for ages 4 to 12. Bringing a camera is recommended.

Monarch Butterfly Day
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Location: Mile Square Regional Park
Address: 16801 Euclid Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Cost: Free Parking: $5 per vehicle
Public Contact: (714) 973-6600, milesquare@ocparks.com
Special Instructions: Recommended for ages 4 to 12. Rain will reschedule this event.

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