July 22, 2023

Lotería Nite

Event Description:

Come out to Satwiwa to celebrate latino cultura!

Saturday July22nd from 7pm -930pm at the Satwiwa Native American Cultural Center.

Play Lotería familia style for a chance to win fun prizes!

The cactus corner will be speaking about youth led cactus scrub restoration, giving out Prickly Pear Agua Fresca and bilingual ethnobotany guides. See how you can get involved with youth programs such as SAMO YOUTH and OYE- Oxnard Young Ecologist!

The bat booth is where folks can play echo-loco, use an iPad and a sonar kit to locate bats near the pond, and pick up bilingual bat guides to feed the fascination.

Create seed pinatas and learn about milkweed the host plant for Monarcas, the Monarch Butterfly.


The walk in the dark will start as a sunset hike and move into a sensory experience as the evening progresses. We will highlight changes in animal behaviors, sights, and smells as we walk along.

The scorpion hike will highlight scorpions and their habitat. These creatures have fluorescence that makes them glow when under UV lights, come see it to believe it!


Directions and Parking information

Directions to Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center: If coming from Ventura, turn right on Lynn Road. If coming from Los Angeles, turn left on Lynn Road.

Turn left on Via Goleta. Continue all the way to a parking lot where the road ends. Search Sycamore Canyon Trailhead online

Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center: Walk 0.3-miles up gravel road from the main entrance parking area to brown wooden building (Culture Center).


ADA Parking Available near Cultural Center please contact to reserve


Additional parking at overflow (.7m away) and equestrian parking (1m away)


Parking also available at Wendy Trailhead (.6 m away) search Wendy Trailhead online


Walking paths will be lit and guided by volunteers


Please contact the Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center for more information: 805-370-2301 or by email at: samo_interpretation@nps.gov

Event Hosts:
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Santa Monica Mountains Foundation, Western National Parks Association, California State Parks- AngelesMalibu, Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency, Latino Outdoors- LA, National Parks Conservation Association

Date & time:
July 22, 2023
7 pm  -  9:30 pm

Sycamore Canyon Trailhead
4122 W Portero Rd
Thousand Oaks, CA, 91360

Open to the Public:


Questions: For Questions about this event, please contact Ashley Borrego with Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area at 805-370-2301 or ashley_borrego@partner.nps.gov.

LCW is an Initiative of:

Latino Conservation Week is a collection of events from variety of organizations. Hispanic Access Foundation is only directly responsible for events in which it is listed as a sponsor.