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February events continue at Upper Newport Bay. From Toddler Treks to Guided Mindful Nature Walks, the outdoors await!

February 16 and 23 from 10-10:45 a.m.: Toddler Treks

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Toddler Treks includes a storytime, age-appropriate hike and themed craft, geared for ages 2-5

Spending time outside is one of the best ways to nurture curiosity and instill a love of the natural world. Bring your young ones and join OC Parks staff to learn all about Upper Newport Bay. Toddler Treks is offered every Friday and includes a storytime, age-appropriate hike and themed craft. Each week will focus on a different topic that encourages young ones to learn about the outdoors. The program begins at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center. Program content is tailored for ages 2-5, but all are welcome to attend. Please wear comfortable attire and closed-toe shoes. Advance registration is required. Register here for Toddler Treks.

February 17 from 9-11 a.m.: Guided Mindful Nature Walk

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Observe the sights, sounds and smells of nature during an intimate Guided Mindful Nature Walk

Join OC Parks staff and volunteers to observe the sights, sounds and smells of nature during an intimate nature walk led by a certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide. Through a series of invitations, you will be encouraged to explore in the present moment and deepen your connection with nature. Experience the benefits of spending time outdoors in a mindful way during a lovely morning at Upper Newport Bay. Please note this is a slow-paced program that is designed for ages 16 and older. Advance registration is required. Register here for Guided Mindful Nature Walk.

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