Ninth annual Monarch Butterfly Day is Feb. 3

January 15, 2018

OC Parks invites children and families to learn all about Monarch butterflies and their natural habitat at the ninth annual Monarch Butterfly Day, this year set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 at Mile Square Park.

 

The free event takes place in the Forest Shelter near parking lot C. Children can learn about planting plants to attract Monarch Butterflies. Participants can also go inside a netted butterfly enclosure.

 

Butterfly experts will be on hand to provide educational information and answer questions about the unique specimens.

 

Additional activities include interpretive programs, children’s crafts, face painting and a balloon artist. Food will be available for purchase. The event and parking are free. Information: (714) 973-6600.

 

Don’t forget your cameras.

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