Nature Programs

Family Night Walks
What do the animals do at night?  Find out on a naturalist-led exploration of the darkened trails of the Nature Center. 6 – 8 P.M.  All ages.  $5 per person.  Children under 2 are free. Pre-registration is required. Visit 

52765 - June 23
52766 - July 7
52767 - July 21
52768 - August 4
52769 - August 18
52770 – September 1
52771– September 15
52772 – September 29

Morning Bird Walk
Pre-registration is required (562) 570-1745

Whether you’re a new birder or want to sharpen your skills, join volunteers and staff for this morning walk through the Nature Center.

Sundays, September 18, October 16, & November 20, 8 A.M. – 10 A.M.
Free program. Parking $8.

Pre-school Programs

Pre-registration is required at


Ages: 2 years - 5 years. 10-11:30 A.M.  $20 per class. 

Bring your imagination and sense of adventure as you and your child celebrate the seasons with a special morning of stories, nature play, and outdoor exploration.  Investigate the incredible, changing, natural world with your child, while discovering creatures large and small.  Parent participation required.

TurtleTots – September 14 - 54075
Our trusty turtles have been spending the long days of summer at our pond.  Come explore with us to see how these rascally reptiles swim, eat, and sun here at the Nature Center.       

Hoot, Hoot, Hooray – October 12 - 54076
A wise old owl lived in an oak, The more he saw the less he spoke, The less he spoke the more he heard. Let’s all learn about this wise old bird! 

Our Fall Forests – November 9 - 54077
The leaves are changing colors and falling to the ground, but why? Join us on the trails to explore this magical tree transformation.