Events

See what we here at Southern California Mountains Foundation have in store for you and what exciting new adventures await! Our calendar holds all of the latest and greatest upcoming events in our mountains and holds links to where you can find even more information about them. Go ahead and take a look and see what events are on their way and you should be attending!

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Big Bear hike 9:30 am
Big Bear hike @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Big Bear hike @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a naturalist for a hike along our 1/2 mi. loop trail. Learn about Big Bear plants, geology, and more. Free!
Animal Tracks 10:00 am
Animal Tracks @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Animal Tracks @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Stop in to make a plaster animal track to take home. Then, join our naturalist for a hike on our 1/2 mi. trail to learn about animal tracking. Free!
Elements of a Tree 10:30 am
Elements of a Tree @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Elements of a Tree @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a naturalist for a talk about trees! Learn the parts of a tree and how they grow. Free!
Big Bear Hike 12:00 pm
Big Bear Hike @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Big Bear Hike @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a naturalist for a hike along our 1/2 mi. loop trail. Learn about Big Bear plants, geology, and more. Free!
Urban Wildlife Talk 12:00 pm
Urban Wildlife Talk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Urban Wildlife Talk @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join our naturalist for a talk about the wildlife in urban areas. Free!
Bilingual Nature Walk for Spanish/English speakers 12:30 pm
Bilingual Nature Walk for Spanish/English speakers @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Bilingual Nature Walk for Spanish/English speakers @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a naturalist for a guided bilingual hike on our 1/2 mi. loop trail. Free!
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Colton Community Clean-up Event 8:00 am
Colton Community Clean-up Event @ C St. between Grand & Cypress
Feb 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Colton Community Clean-up Event @ C St. between Grand & Cypress
Join the Urban Conservation Corps for a community clean-up. Bring your e-waste, examples are: computers and telecommunications equipment, consumer electronic devices, and solar panels, TVs, monitors and screens.
Rialto Community Clean-up Event 8:00 am
Rialto Community Clean-up Event @ Riverside Outer Hwy E by Rowan
Feb 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rialto Community Clean-up Event @ Riverside Outer Hwy E by Rowan
Join the Urban Conservation Corps for a community clean-up in Rialto on Sat., Feb. 4 from 8am-12pm. Bring your e-waste, examples are: computers and telecommunications equipment, consumer electronic devices, and solar panels, TVs, monitors and…
Nature Craft-Valentine Gnome 10:00 am
Nature Craft-Valentine Gnome @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nature Craft-Valentine Gnome @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join our volunteers and make your own gnome to take home! Free
Storytime 1:30 pm
Storytime @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer storyteller for kids’ nature stories. Free!
StoryTime 2:30 pm
StoryTime @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
StoryTime @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join our volunteer Storyteller for kids’ nature stories. Free!
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Pinecone Birdfeeders 11:00 am
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Make your very own Pinecone Birdfeeder! Take it home and put it out for your feathered friends. Free!
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Lake Elsinore Tire Amnesty Event 8:00 am
Lake Elsinore Tire Amnesty Event @ Lake Elsinore City Yard
Feb 11 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lake Elsinore Tire Amnesty Event @ Lake Elsinore City Yard
Bring your tires to this event and keep them out of the landfill. The Urban Conservation Corps will take them for you for recycling! Free.
Snowshoe Eco-Tour 9:00 am
Snowshoe Eco-Tour @ Towne Trail
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Snowshoe Eco-Tour @ Towne Trail
Join our naturalists for a guided snowshoe tour on Towne Trail in Big Bear. Follow the link for more information and prices. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/discovery-center-snowshoe-eco-tours-2023-tickets-230429409567
Nature Crafts-Heart Bear 10:00 am
Nature Crafts-Heart Bear @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nature Crafts-Heart Bear @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join our volunteers to make a nature craft! (Projects subject to change from photo depiction.)
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Pinecone Birdfeeders 11:00 am
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Make your very own Pinecone Birdfeeder! Take it home and put it out for your feathered friends. Free!
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Nature Crafts- Eagle in a Nest 10:00 am
Nature Crafts- Eagle in a Nest @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nature Crafts- Eagle in a Nest @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Make your own bald eagle in a nest.  Free.
Storytime 1:30 pm
Storytime @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Storytime @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join a volunteer storyteller for kids’ nature stories. Free!
StoryTime 2:30 pm
StoryTime @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
StoryTime @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Join our volunteer Storyteller for kids’ nature stories. Free!
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Pinecone Birdfeeders 11:00 am
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Make your very own Pinecone Birdfeeder! Take it home and put it out for your feathered friends. Free!
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Morongo Valley E-waste Cleanup 8:00 am
Morongo Valley E-waste Cleanup @ Covington Park
Feb 25 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Morongo Valley E-waste Cleanup @ Covington Park
Join the Urban Conservation Corps for a community cleanup in Morongo Valley. Bring your e-waste (tv, computers, etc.) for safe disposal. Parts will be recycled/reused keeping them out of our landfills. Free.
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Pinecone Birdfeeders 11:00 am
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Pinecone Birdfeeders @ Big Bear Discovery Center
Make your very own Pinecone Birdfeeder! Take it home and put it out for your feathered friends. Free!
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