May 29, 2020
11:00 AMONLINE PROGRAM - Wild Tales: Virtual Edition

*This program is being conducted online via Facebook Live, NOT at the park location.*

OC Parks is headed to you for this virtual program! Tune in to Facebook with your little wild one on Friday, May 29 at 11 a.m. to learn about nature and create crafts using items found in your home and backyard.

Join us on Facebook using @OrangeCountyParks for a Facebook Live that will feature a fun-filled child and parent experience that includes storytelling, educational activities and crafts. This week's topic will be nocturnal animals - particularly the barn owl!

Check out the program prep list below and click on "For More Info" to download the coloring sheet. Storytelling and crafts are geared toward toddlers, activities suitable for elementary school-aged children.

Prep list:

  • Pine cone
  • Cotton balls
  • Construction paper
  • Googly eyes (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Adult supervision
May 30, 2020
4:00 PMOC Parks Sound Check: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

*This program is being conducted online, NOT at the park location.*

While we are all at home, OC Parks is bringing concerts to you through “OC Parks Sound Check,” a virtual concert series. Tune in on Saturday, May 30 at 4 p.m. to our Facebook (@OrangeCountyParks) or Instagram (@ocparks) for the final virtual concert from OC-based singer-songwriter, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness.

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UPDATED MAY 21, 2020 - In an effort to minimize the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) on park patrons, staff, and the Orange County community at large, and consistent with the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor’s office, the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA), OC Parks is operating in the following manner as of Monday, May 21, 2020.

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