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Garden Volunteer Day   Saturday,  MAR  2, 2019
9:30 AM

BENICIA STATE PARKS ASSOCIATION —  Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden
We meet every Saturday from 9:30-11:30am in the Forrest Deaner Native Plant Botanic Garden located at the Benicia State Park Recreation Area for planting, weeding, and tending. Parking is free on Saturday Volunteer Days. Tell the Gate Attendant that you are going into the Park to work at the Garden.
Location:
     I-780 at Columbus Parkway
     Benicia State Park Recreation Area
     Benicia  

 
Birds of Prey Hike   Saturday,  MAR  2, 2019
10:00 AM

SOLANO LAND TRUST & SOLANO COUNTY PARKS —  Lynch Canyon Open Space Park
Solano Land Trust and Solano County Parks are proud to present this popular series of birds of prey hikes of the winter migration season. Lynch Canyon is home to golden eagles and hawks. It is also a magnet for migrating and over-wintering birds of prey. It provides them with over 1,000 undeveloped acres where they can hunt and rest. Some feathered visitors come from as far away as the Arctic Circle. This hike will be between 4-6 miles. Meet in the parking lot. Space is limited. $10 per person. Pre-registration required online. **NOTE: There is a separate parking fee of $6 at Lynch Canyon, cash or check, payable to Solano County Parks.
Leader: Larry Broderick
Entrance Fee: $10
Parking Fee: $6
Location:
     3100 Lynch Road
     Vallejo  
DIRECTIONS: From I-80 East, take the Hiddenbrooke Parkway exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs. From I-80 West, take the Red Top Road exit and follow the Lynch Canyon signs.

 
Open House at the Adobe   Saturday,  MAR  2, 2019
11:00 AM

PEÑA ADOBE HISTORICAL SOCIETY —  Peña Adobe Park
Join the Peña Adobe Historical Society in welcoming this month's guests, Cecelia Peña and Armando Perez to the Peña Adobe Monthly Open House, Saturday, March 2, 11:00am – 2:00pm. Cecelia Peña represents the fifth generation of Vacaville pioneer Juan Felipe Peña. In 1933, Cecelia’s grandfather, Vidal Peña, grandson of Juan Felipe Peña, still owned about 55 acres of the original 1842 Vaca-Peña Land Grant. Cecelia will share stories, and photographs, and chat with visitors about her remarkable family, headed by Cecelia's great great grandfather, Juan Felipe Peña the namesake of the Peña Adobe Park. Cecelia will be joined by Armando Perez, of Vacaville, who is of Apache descent. Perez’s grandfather was a shaman, a healer who taught of Mother Earth's healing powers. Dressed in traditional mission whites, with leather leggings and head covering, Armando will speak of Native American history and share artifacts with park visitors. There is no charge for admission into the historical park. Docents will be on hand to lead tours of the Adobe, the Museum and the grounds. For questions in advance, call (707) 447-0518 or email us.
Location:
     4699 Peña Adobe Road
     Vacaville  
DIRECTIONS: The park is located on Peña Adobe Road just off of Interstate 80 to the left of the Lagoon Valley Park entrance..