Community Day

Actions Panel

Multiple dates

Community Day

Open house style! Visit Shellmaker Island, home to the Back Bay Science Center anytime between 10AM and 2PM.

By Newport Bay Conservancy

When and where

Date and time

February 5 · 10am - November 5 · 2pm PST


Back Bay Science Center 600 Shellmaker Rd Newport Beach, CA 92660

About this event

Free parking & admission.

No reservations are needed!

Open house style - visit anytime between 10-2.

Join us as you tour the facility, including Shellmaker trail, teaching lab, and aquatic lab.

Learn about the Back Bay Science Center's Educational Programs and how you can get more involved.

Fun, hands-on activities for kids.

We love our furry family members but dogs and other pets are not allowed this time due to nesting season.

Join us by bike! There are bike racks in the back of the building by the touch tanks. Please do not ride your bike on the trails on the island.

About the organizer

The Newport Bay Conservancy (NBC) is a nonprofit organization focused exclusively on the protection and preservation of Upper Newport Bay – one of the most precious natural resources in Southern California.