Events

The EcoCenter is a public nature center with exhibits, activities, and events. We offer a wide range of educational opportunities for visitors of all ages. Experience our beautiful setting and connect with the natural world.

Wake Up to Nature

Mitchell Park Community Center 3700 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA, United States

Join us for Environmental Volunteers’ annual Wake Up to Nature on Wednesday, April 17th 2024 at Mitchell Park Community Center in Palo Alto. The event will take place in the El Palo Alto […]

Homeschool Friday Program – Earthquake Geology Field Trip

Los Trancos/Monte Bello Open Space Preserve 4301 Page Mill Rd, Los Altos, CA, United States

For ages 6-11. Trained EV docents guide students in small groups to explore signs of the forces that have helped to shape this land and discover the evidence that scientists […]

EcoCenter Friday Open Hours

EcoCenter 2560 Embarcadero Road · Palo Alto, CA, United States

Monthly Tabletop Activities Topic: Sustainability. Drop in anytime to explore fun, hands-on activities to help children (and adults) understand how we impact the world in which we live. Learn how […]

EcoCenter Friday Open Hours

EcoCenter 2560 Embarcadero Road · Palo Alto, CA, United States

Monthly Tabletop Activities Topic: Sustainability. Drop in anytime to explore fun, hands-on activities to help children (and adults) understand how we impact the world in which we live. Learn how […]

EcoCenter Saturday Open Hours

EcoCenter 2560 Embarcadero Road · Palo Alto, CA, United States

Monthly Tabletop Activities Topic: All About Spring Spring is an amazing time to explore the Baylands! Flower are blooming, birds are singing, and baby animals are being born. Drop in […]

Homeschool Friday Program – Marine Ecology

EcoCenter 2560 Embarcadero Road · Palo Alto, CA, United States

For ages 6-11. We’ll be exploring the local marine environment in all its weirdness and wonder. We’ll learn about some of the special adaptations that animals use to navigate a […]

Foothills Family Nature Walk

Foothills Nature Preserve 11799 Page Mill Rd, Palo Alto, CA, United States

View Details and Register via Eventbrite May 18th, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Join us at Foothills Nature Preserve for a family-friendly nature walk, guided by EV docents. Please click […]

Homeschool Friday Program – Tidepools Field Trip

Pillar Point Tidepools W. Point Ave, Half Moon Bay, United States

For ages 6-11. Trained EV docents guide students in small groups to explore the unique plants and animals that are adapted to live in this ecosystem. They’ll explore the evolutionary […]

EcoCenter Saturday Open Hours

EcoCenter 2560 Embarcadero Road · Palo Alto, CA, United States

Monthly Tabletop Activities Topic: Insects Drop in anytime to explore fun, hands-on activities about the weird, wacky and wild life on insects at the Baylands. Activities: Insect Mouth Parts, Insect […]

EcoCenter Friday Open Hours

EcoCenter 2560 Embarcadero Road · Palo Alto, CA, United States

Monthly Tabletop Activities Topic: Insects Drop in anytime to explore fun, hands-on activities about the weird, wacky and wild life on insects at the Baylands. Activities: Insect Mouth Parts, Insect […]

EcoCenter Friday Open Hours

EcoCenter 2560 Embarcadero Road · Palo Alto, CA, United States

Monthly Tabletop Activities Topic: Insects Drop in anytime to explore fun, hands-on activities about the weird, wacky and wild life on insects at the Baylands. Activities: Insect Mouth Parts, Insect […]