Animals, trains, battles and rockets are just some of the activities available this weekend.
- On Friday, July 20, the Lakewood Nye library is hosting the Wild Wonders Animal show at 4 pm. This event is free for everyone. Lakewood Library is located at 6600 Del Amo Blvd., Lakewood, CA.
- On Saturday, July 21, the Columbia Memorial space center is hosting “Rocket Fever”. You can learn how they work, make your own and even watch a rocket launch contest. Regular admission is $5.
- Over the weekend, El Dorado Park is hosting a two day Civil War Reenactment. You can see battles with combatants wearing period costumes and attend various demonstrations at this festival. Admission is $14 for adults, $7 for children 11-5, 4 and under are free.
- Goat Hill Junction will be open for FREE train rides on Saturday and Sunday. They are located in Costa Mesa and offer kids of all ages train rides around a scenic park. The kids always have a blast. OCME is located at 2500 Placentia Ave., Costa Mesa, CA 92626.