Walk, Picnic, and "Smith Country Band" Concert on the Green in Newport Beach Sunday, July 07, 2019 4:00 PM

Sunrise to Sunset Hikers

EVENT SUMMARY: We meetup at 4 PM at the Newport Beach Library entrance... start our walk by securing our seating for the concert at the adjacent Civic Center lawn with beach chairs and blankets... walk for the next 60 minutes around Newport Center, returning at around 5 PM to the library picnic tables for a picnic dinner... move to the lawn for the concert that will run between 6-7:30 PM.

ABOUT THE WALK: This is a spectacular two mile beginner hike through the Newport Beach Civic Center Park and Newport Center Fashion Island. We meetup at the Newport Beach Library Entrance.... walk through the $135 million City Hall complex with its architecturally amazing ocean wave roof line... proceed into the Civic Center open space with its sculpture garden.... take San Miguel on the sidewalk to window shop around the Fashion Island... returning to the library for the picnic.

ABOUT THE PICNIC: Hikers will be arriving back at the Library around 5 PM for a picnic dinner. Please bring food to share for the potluck. BYOB (beverage). No alcohol is allowed in this location, although Fifth Amendment Rights will be protected. You can leave your picnic items unguarded at the picnic tables or secured in your car while we hike.

ABOUT THE CONCERT: This June 16th date kicks off the Newport Beach Concerts of the Green with "Smith Country Band." Admission to the concert is free, with free parking in the Civic Center parking structure. The concert begins at 6 PM. Attendees should bring low back beach chairs and blankets for this outdoor event.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From the 405 Freeway.... take the MacArthur exit heading toward Newport Beach.... turn right on Pacific Coast Highway.... turn right on Avocado.... turn right into the shopping center/library parking with an immediate left up to the library entrance.... additional overflow parking can be found in the civic center parking structure with entry on the right side of the library. Parking is FREE. We will meetup at the green benches in front of library. This is the library entrance that you access from the Bristol Farms shopping center.

DISCLAIMER: Group organizer and assistant organizers assume no liability; hike at your own risk. By being a member of this group you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from any and all group functions. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold any of the group's leaders, officers, or representatives liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your own person or any members of your family, friends, acquaintances, children, pets, or property, arising directly or as a consequence from a group activity. You also agree that your membership of this group is based on an "at will" basis.

Attending: 23

Newport Beach Library 1000 Avocado Avenue Newport BeachCA  92660