Volume 8, Issue 24  |  March 24, 2023Subscribe

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ENC to hold 50th anniversary gala

The Environmental Nature Center (ENC) is celebrating five decades of connecting the community to nature with a gala on Saturday, June 4. Funds raised will assist the ENC in continuing to provide transformative experiences at the Environmental Nature Center, ENC Nature Preschool and Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary.

ENC to hold lanterns

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ENC’s 50th anniversary gala invites guests to dine and dance under the stars

Guests will start the evening with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live music on the ENC patio. Trail-friendly shoes are encouraged so that guests can enjoy trailside experiences as they make their way through the Nature Center to the ENC Nature Preschool where they will dine under the stars. After-dinner guests can participate in an exciting live auction, and then conclude the evening by dancing to live music performed by the All Star Trio.

“2022 marks our 50th anniversary and we’re taking this opportunity to reflect and plan for the next 50 years,” said Bo Glover, executive director of the Environmental Nature Center. “We have an ambitious vision for our future, specifically focusing on equitable access to our campuses and our programs and expanding our influence as role models in sustainability. We look forward to celebrating this landmark with our community and look forward to continuing our legacy of environmental education for generations to come.”

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Environmental Nature Center is located at 1601 E. 16th St., Newport Beach.

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