Heidi Darby,
The ACE Agency
(949) 378-8247, mailto:ashley@theaceagency.com




Join  OC Parks and The Cooper Center for a free family festival celebrating
archaeology, paleontology, history, culture, and science.




(Orange, Calif.) - The County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to announce Science in the Park, a free family event on Saturday, April 29 at Irvine Regional Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Science in the Park is presented in partnership with The Dr. John D. Cooper Archaeological and
Paleontological Center, and celebrates Orange County's rich heritage of natural history, native animals and plants, local Native American culture, and will explore the fascinating world of science with the community.

Science in the Park welcomes the young and the young at heart to enjoy a variety of activities including archaeological and paleontological demonstrations and exhibits, science experiments, and a volcano eruption demonstration. The event will also feature the Junior Scientist Camp that offers educational crafts and hands-on activities that span Native American rock art, microfossil investigation, mini fossil & artifact excavations, fossil rubbings, and more.

Additional participants for Science in the Park include volcano expert Dr. Val Memeti, Bolsa Chica
Conservancy, Tucker Wildlife Center, Mineralogical Society of Southern California, California State University Fullerton's Mathematics Club, Chemistry Club and Geology Club, SWCA Environmental Consultants,?and Sea & Sage Audubon.

Science in the Park is presented by OC Parks' Cooper Center in partnership with California State
University - Fullerton. The event will be held at Irvine Regional Park where the Orange County Zoo is located, and the Zoo will have a Discovery Cart and Ranger talks throughout the day. Join OC Parks for a day of fun, sun, and opportunities to learn about Orange County's rich natural heritage. 

April 29 - Science in the Park
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Event Cost: FREE
Parking: $5 per vehicle
Zoo Admission: $2
Location: 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA 92869
Website: http://www.ocparks.com/civicax/inc/blobfetch.aspx?BlobID=63166
Contact: (714) 973-6835


OC Parks manages nearly 60,000 acres of parks, historical and coastal facilities and open space for the County of Orange as part of OC Community Resources.

Heidi Darby | The ACE Agency
(949) 378-8247 | heidi@theaceagency.com