Discover the wonder of desert creatures in this new interactive program featuring Wildman Phil! This fun and unique program cost is $6-9 (fee is for adults and children; kids under 2 are free). Featured animals may include tortoises, snakes, lizards, arachnids and other peculiar desert-dwellers! Children will learn about animal defenses, life-cycles, and respect for wildlife and the environment. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Contact the EEC at 480-782-2890 or www.chandleraz.gov/veterans-oasis for more information.
Monthly Family Birdwalks
Members of Desert Rivers Audubon will lead free, guided birdwalks through Veterans Oasis Park. The one-hour walks begin every 30 minutes starting at 8 am. Participants should come prepared for the outdoors with sun protection, closed-toe footwear and ample drinking water. Walks are designed for all ages and are not fast-paced. Pre-registration is not required. Contact the EEC at 480-782-2890 or www.chandleraz.gov/veterans-oasis for more information.
17th Annual Chandler Multicultural Festival
Join the City of Chandler, the Human Relations Commission and our proud sponsor Intel, as we celebrate the diverse culture of America. Experience music, dance, art on stage, in exhibits and booths throughout the day. Food and beverages will be on sale as we showcase cultures from around the world. Visit www.chandleraz.gov/special-events for more information on the event schedule and parking.
Veterans Oasis Park and the Environmental Education Center will host their annual Star Party! During this free event, members of the East Valley Astronomy Club will bring their telescopes to Veterans Oasis Park for visitors of all ages to explore Arizona’s amazing night sky! Inside the EEC from 5:30-6:30 pm there will be a presentation on a special astronomy topic. An optional $5 donation is suggested for the indoor presentation. Telescope viewing takes place outside from 6:30-9 pm at the east end of the parking lot. Pre-registration NOT required for either portion of the event. Contact the EEC at 782-2890 or www.chandleraz.gov/veterans-oasis for more information.