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Mary Vagle Nature Center July Update

Fontana, California, June 24, 2011. The Mayor and City Council invite the public to join the Mary Vagle Nature Center this month for their fun and educational

summer programs. The Mary Vagle Nature Center is located at 11501 Cypress Avenue in Fontana and is open

Wednesday through Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The Nature Center will continue to host their summer Family Film Series throughout the month of July. This month’s features will include: How to Train Your Dragon on July 9 and Tooth Fairy on July 23. Free face painting will begin at 7:15 pm, and movies will promptly begin at 8 pm. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and snacks.

The first session of the Science Discovery Camp for children ages 7 to 11 will commence this month. Science Discovery Camp is a week long summer program that includes hands-on science activities, nature hikes, and a field trip. There will be four sessions of the camp; July 5-8, July 11-15, July 18-22, and July 25-29. The Sci

ence Discovery camp will run from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.

Ongoing weekend programs include Adventures into Nature, Discovery Hikes, EarthCraft Afternoons, and Nature Rangers. Discovery Hikes are held every first Saturday of the month, and this month it will be on July 2 at 9:30 am. Adventures into Nature are every second Saturday of the month, and will be on July 9 at 12 pm. Nature Rangers are every third Saturday of month, and will be on July 16 at noon. EarthCraft afternoons are every last Sunday of the month, and will be July 31 from 1 pm to 4 pm.

For more information on programs and events please call the center at (909) 349-6994 or visit the Nature Center’s website at .

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