Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Pio Pico Park: Closing July 1: Visit & Donate while you can!

Pio Pico Park is scheduled to close on Sunday, July 1, 2012. Through local donations and the city of Whittier, Pio Pico park will stay open though the end of 2012!

The orgnaization, "Friend of Pio Pico" is holding a fund raising drive, asking for donations and collecting recyclables in an effort to raise $80,000 which is the cost to keep the park open for an additional year.

Donations can be made online at or by dropping off recyclables at the park on designated Saturdays.

The park is open Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30-4:00.

A celebration honoring Pio Pico's birthday is scheduled for Friday, May 4, Noon-3pm. Cake and refreshments will be served.

The annual Fiesta de Pio Pico will be held on Saturday, June 16 from 11-4pm.

Pio Pico Park is located at 6003 Pioneer Blvd, in Whittier. For more information visit

This could be your family enjoying the day at Pio Pico Park!

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