December 18, 2017
All Day EventIrvine Park Railroad Christmas Train

**Tickets for this event must be purchased online and in advance.**

‘Tis the season for Irvine Park Railroad’s annual Christmas Train. Come with family and friends and take this enchanting night ride through historic Irvine Regional Park to meet Santa Claus. The train will depart from the brightly-lit train station and drop passengers off at the North Pole. Children can share their wish list with Santa and have their photo taken with him too. You may take pictures with your personal camera or you may purchase a photo taken by Irvine Park Railroad.

After visiting with Santa, hop back aboard the train and enjoy the colorful Christmas lights and decorations, as well as the magical "Tunnel of Lights", on the ride back to Santa’s Village.

December 18, 2017
9:00 AMTai Chi in the Canyon: Black Star Canyon Wilderness Park

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise renowned for the benefits of its slow, non-stressful physical exercises as well as its meditative qualities. Baker Canyon offers a natural setting as a perfect location for deep breathing of the fresh air, energizing our internal energy (Qi) and using it to root ourselves to the land.

  • The class will perform gentle warm up exercises directly associated with many of the moves and we will then learn and practice the Yang style.
  • The first hour will be dedicated to beginning students learning the first set and the second hour focuses on the advanced students to study the 2nd and 3rd sets.
  • All participants are welcome to either participate or observe both sessions as the gate will be closed for the 2 hour duration.
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