Monarch Butterfly Day is Aug. 14

OC Parks invites children and families to learn all about Monarch butterflies and their natural habitat

during the 11th annual Monarch Butterfly Day on Saturday, Aug. 14 at Mile Square Regional Park.

Photo: OC Parks

The event will be held at Freedom Hall near parking lot E.


Butterfly experts will be on site to provide educational information and answer questions. Children can learn how to plant their very own butterfly garden. Participants can also go inside a netted butterfly enclosure.


Additional activities include interpretive programs, children’s crafts, face painting and a balloon artist. Food will be available for purchase. The event is recommended for ages 4 to 12.


Monarch Butterfly Day is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event and parking are free. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras.




For more information, call the park office at (714) 973-6600.

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