Wildfest – April 20, 2019
San Pedro’s First Annual WILDFEST
Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 9am – 2pm
Friendship Park & Nature Center
1805 W. 9th Street, San Pedro Ca 90731
LA County Park’s Deane Dana Friendship Park & Nature Center with the Northwest San Pedro Neighborhood Council invite all communities to join us in having fun at WildFest – a FREE FAMILY FUN event that celebrates the animals that live amongst us in our “Urban Forest,” and the pets that live & love us in our homes.
There is something for everybody!
With over 30 different exhibitors – There will be face painting, bug and animal discoveries, crafts, games,wildflower seed balls, chalk drawing. HOME DEPOT will be helping the kids do a special craft. Bring a picnic! There are beautiful views of the harbor and Catalina Island.
YOUR PETS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US!
Bring your pet (on a leash) and explore the many trails and walkways Friendship Park has to offer.
Visit the FEED & BE FED booth for a special blessing of your pet.At 12 NOON, meet us at the front of the Nature Center for a PET PARADE around the grounds. Come back to reception to receive a little participation gift.
LOOKING FOR A PET?
The Harbor Animal Shelter is bringing some of their finest furry friends that hope for a family like yours to open your doors and bring home.
Help homeless pets by bringing your old towels, newspapers, and other Shelter “Wish List” items. Bins will be available at reception.
ACTIVITIES at the Nature Center building
10AM “FEAR FACTOR” (aka “I’m not afraid!”)an introduction to the Animal Ambassadors who live at Friendship Park
11AM COYOTE WORKSHOP A discussion on the urban coyote population
12 NOON DRESS-UP-YOUR PET PARADE with blessing of the pets
12:30 HOW TO RAISE MONARCH BUTTERFLIES
About Friendship Park & Nature Center
DDFPNC is located on the hill just off of 9th Street above Western Blvd, and contains a network of hiking trails with vista views of the Port of Los Angeles, the LA Harbor, Catalina Island and the Pacific Ocean. This county park provides educational opportunities for kids, families and adults. You can reserve park locations for your special occasion, there areschool service hour opportunities for youth, a junior ranger program for kids 7-12, and a Natural Areas Volunteer program that utilizes & teaches skills for a wide variety of career disciplines: education, natural sciences, animal husbandry, natural resource management, conservation & sustainability, landscape restoration, project planning, outreach.
“Just troubadour musicians from the LBC area, crankin’ out good tunes on acoustic instruments.”
LBU consists of four members Nancy Stuart – vocals, Don Read – Bass, Roger Beall – Drums and Arlan on guitars.
Bring a picnic to DDFPNC and enjoy the acoustic renditions by LB Unplugged while you celebrate all the spring season has to offer!
11AM Saturday, April 20, 2019 (seats are limited – come early!)
¨ Why are coyotes here?
¨ How did they get here?
¨ Why won’t they leave?
This discussion will answer these questions and more while providing participants with the knowledge they need to live with urban coyotes.