August 22, 2014
10:30 AMWild Tales

Visit with Preserve staff for story-telling fun! After a story, learn more about the natural history of the Bay through crafts, hands-on activities and nature walks. Come prepared for an exciting outdoor experience!

  • Cost: $5 per student
  • Parking: Free
  • Age: 2-8 years
  • Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please call (949) 923-2275, or email to register.

No class on Jul. 4, Jul. 25 and Sept. 19

August 22, 2014
8:00 PMFriday Night at the MoviesCome see Disney/Pixar's movie Toy Story 3, Friday, August 22nd.

Come see a free screening of Pixar's third installment of the Toy Story series at Carbon Canyon Regional Park. Bring a blanket or low back chair and sit under the night sky while enjoying this family-friendly movie!

There will be free popcorn and other refreshments will be available for purchase. You may bring your own food and drink. No alcohol, please.

Parking will be free after 6:30pm. Come early and get a front row seat! The movie will begin promptly at 8pm.

This is an outdoor event, please dress accordingly.

• Event Fee: FREE!

• Parking: FREE (after 6:30pm)

• Please register by calling (714) 973-3160 or emailing

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News ImageAugust 20, 2014  Explore OC Parks’ Irvine Ranch Open Space

In 2010, OC Parks accepted a gift or 20,000 acres of open space from the Irvine Company. These special, protected wildlands, known as the Irvine Ranch Open Space, are operated by OC Parks, with public programs and activities available through the Irvine Ranch Conservancy.

August 15, 2014  County to Hold Event to Discuss Relocation of Silverado Library

OC Parks and OC Public Libraries invite the public to learn more about the relocation of the Silverado Branch Library to the former Silverado Elementary School site.

The public meeting and workshop will take place Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the former school site, at 7531 Santiago Canyon Rd., Silverado, Calif.

August 15, 2014  Public Workshop for Talbert Habitat Restoration PlanOC Parks will hold its first public workshop for the Habitat Restoration Plan of Talbert Regional Park on Wednesday Sept. 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center located at 1845 Park Avenue in Costa Mesa. Parking is available outside the Community Center. OC Parks’ consultants for the Habitat Restoration Plan will be facilitating the workshop with the team of experts developing this plan.
August 7, 2014  Santa Ana River Trail Construction

The 15 miles of trail tread on the Santa Ana River Trail Class 1 bikeway from Katella Avenue to just past Pacific Coast Highway will be overlaid with a coat of slurry seal and striped.

The project is estimated to take a month or more to complete, with a tentative start date of August 11. Expect delays along with detours for public trail users.

Additionally, a bridge widening project under the trail at Lincoln Avenue in the City of Orange will have a detour set in place on the tentative date of August 25 through 29. The detour will exit/enter on the north or south entrances and cross the Batavia/ Lincoln Avenue intersection with the crosswalk at the signal light approximately 100 feet east of and the Santa Ana River Trail.

Thank you for your patience.