January 16, 2017
10:00 AMReach for the Heights with Marthin Luther King, Jr.

Hike up Little Sycamore trail with your family and friends, elevated by the words of our brave, brilliant and compassionate American hero, Martin Luther King, Jr. Join us at 10:00 am for a group hike - or drop in between 10:30 am and 2:00 pm to hike on your own, reading inspirational quotes along the way to lift your spirits as you climb. From the ridge, enjoy the view. This moderate 2-mile hike is over uneven, steep and sometimes rocky terrain with a 400-ft. elevation gain. At the Nix Nature Center, create a paper doll to add to our wilderness park chain of love and peace.

  • Recommended for hikers ages 9 and up.
  • Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Little Sycamore Canyon Staging Area/Nix Nature Center (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, approximately 3.5 miles south of I-5/405).
  • Reservations required for the group hike only.
  • For questions call: 949-497-8324.
  • Parking: $3.
January 18, 2017
10:15 AMNose, Toes & Ears Preschool Program
  • Come find out why some animals have big or small noses or ears, and what their toes look like!
  • Class includes hands-on learning, fun crafts, and meeting zoo animals up close!
  • Ages 3-4 years old only.
  • Parent must accompany child for duration of program.
  • Fee: $5 per child (includes one adult).
  • Parking fee: $3
  • Registration is required! Call 714-973-6846 to register.
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