Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Acorn Day October 3 at O'Neill Regional Park

For those of you looking for fun outdoor activities for the family, you might want to check out Acorn Day at O'Neill Regional Park:


(Trabuco Canyon, Calif.) – Come celebrate Acorn Day under the oaks at O’Neill Regional Park Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The free, family-friendly day of excitement and learning offers activities for every age: free crafts for kids, a live butterfly enclosure, active games, face painting, live music, nature exhibits, oak tree planting and ukulele lessons for kids.

One hour, beginner-level guided nature hikes to the water tower will be offered at 9 and 10 a.m. 

Presentations throughout the day include Journeys to the Past, Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary, Inside the Outdoors, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Reserve K-9 Program, the Hummingbird Story and a live butterfly release at 2:30 p.m. by Western Monarch Guardians. 

Participants include OC Trails, the Helena Modjeska Foundation, Tree of Life Nursery, Orange County Fire Watch, OC Parks, Earthroots Field School, the Saddleback Area Historical Society, Western Bluebird Society, Saddleback Canyon Riders, SHARE Mountain Bike Club, Southwestern Field Herping Associates, and the Institute for Wildlife Studies and more. 

October 4 – Acorn Day
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost: Free
Parking: Free
Location: O’Neill Regional Park
Address: 30892 Trabuco Canyon Road
Contact: (949) 923-2260,

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