Free Event: Annual Monarch Butterfly Day at Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley

OC PARKS is hosting their eight annual Monarch Butterfly Day on Saturday, February 11th! This free event takes place in the Forest Shelter near parking lot C at Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley. Families are invited to come and learn all about Monarch Butterflies and their natural habitat, learn about plants that attract Monarch Butterflies, and get a close-up look inside a netted butterfly enclosure. Butterfly experts will be on-site to answer questions. Additional activities include interpretive programs, children’s crafts, face painting and a balloon artist. This event is recommended for ages four to 12.

Eighth Annual Monarch Butterfly Day

Saturday, February 11, 2017

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Mile Square Regional ParkForest Shelter near Parking Lot C16801 Euclid St.Fountain Valley, CA 92708(714) 973-6600www.ocparks.com/milesquare

Cost: Free

Parking: $5 per vehicle

Special Instructions: For additional information please visit: www.ocparks.com/butterflyday.

 

UPCOMING!

Planting a Successful Butterfly Garden

Saturday, February 25, 2017

10 – 11:30 a.m.

“If you plant it, they will come!” Choosing the right plants will aid in the success of your butterfly garden. Join Park Ranger Jenn in a program that will discuss native Orange County butterflies and how to attract them. Optional walk & talk through Mason Park’s Butterfly Garden will be included towards the end.

William R. Mason Regional Park18712 University Drive,Irvine, CA(949) 923-2200ocparks.com/parks/william/

Cost: Free

Parking: $5 per vehicle

Special Instructions: Turn right at the stop sign after the park entrance and park in Parking Lot A. Meet at Shelter #2. Rain will cancel event. For additional information please visit: www.ocparks.com/butterflygarden.

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