Join us for one, some or all activities in celebration of Earth Day

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Come together to honor the planet we call home. We have a full day of fun and inspirational activities planned — join us for one, some, or all in celebration of Earth Day. Take actionable steps toward a healthier planet as we reconnect to ourselves, each other, and the community.  Be engaged. Be inspired. Be connected.


Update 4/17:
If you’re joining us for the hike in Aliso Viejo, please note that we will be leaving promptly at 9a.  We will meet near the park entrance.

For last minute questions, please call Trav Williams at (949) 466-3967. See you Sunday 🙂

Summary of events

What should you bring?
Carpool information


All events are free to attend.  Meals are on your own.


9:00am Hike Aliso and Wood Canyon Wilderness Park

Connect to nature and each other on a scenic, leisurely hike.

Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
Canyon Vistas entrance
Aliso Viejo CA 92656
Directions & Instructions (pdf) »

11:00a  Lunch at Native Foods

Grab a delicious, environmentally-conscious bite at this local vegan restaurant.

Native Foods Cafe
26705 Aliso Creek Road
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

2:00p Screening of “Cowspiracy” at the Baha’i Center in Costa Mesa

View a timely and important documentary about animal agriculture and climate change.

Baha’i Center
1950 Church St
Costa Mesa CA 92627

4:30p  Dinner or snacks at Mother’s Market in Costa Mesa

Pick up a vegan snack before heading to our last destination.

Mother’s Market & Kitchen
1890 Newport Blvd
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

6:00p Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE) at Inspiration Point in Corona del Mar

Join us at the beach for a series of exercises (What is TRE?) many find restores a natural state of calm. Alternatively, you can walk along the beach before coming together to watch the sunset.

Inspiration Point
Corner of Ocean Blvd & Heliotrope Ave Orchid Av.
Newport Beach, CA 92663

What to bring

  • hat
  • sunscreen
  • drinking water
  • towel or blanket for sitting on grass and beach, and for TRE session
  • beach chair (optional)


If you’d like to carpool, we recommend you connect with other participants at our Facebook event page or at

About OCCA

Orange County for Climate Action (OCCA) is alliance of OC organizations to address the problem of climate change and how it affects individuals, organizations and our community.  Learn more about our work here.

For more information

Contact us at or call Trav Williams at (949) 466-3967.

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet”
– Thich Nhat Hanh