Share a picnic and support the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area

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Fri, June 04, 2021
5:00 PM PT

On Line at
$19,264 raised

Join us for Picnic for the Park and find out how Santa Monica Mountains Fund (SAMO Fund) supports the National Park Service in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. 

Enjoy this trailer:


How to join the event at 5pm on Friday, June 4th

On Your Computer:

1. Refresh Your Browser

2. Click on LIVE STREAM in the upper right corner

3. PRESS PLAY to begin!

On Your Phone:

1. Refresh Your Browser

2. Click on LIVE STREAM in the upper right corner


3. PRESS PLAY to begin!


SAMO Fund works to protect and encourage appreciation and understanding of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. The Fund achieves this by supporting National Park Service efforts in education, science, research, improved facilities, citizen engagement, stewardship and philanthropy.


During Picnic in the Park you will hear from NPS rangers about their conservation work, enjoy some music by Santa Monica-based singer/songwriter Abby Posner ( and check out our fabulous auction!  

On the day, why not join with family and / or friends for your own socially-distanced watch party and have a picnic together for the park!  The program itself will be 30 - 40 minutes long. 


Panera Bread restaurants in Agoura Hills and Woodland Hills are hosting fundraisers on June 4th for this event! So you can easily organize your own picnic. Enjoy their delicious sandwiches and salads or get yourself one of their Family Feasts for a fun and easy outdoor party with friends and family!


Identify yourself as being with Santa Monica Mountains Fund when you order between 4pm and 8pm on June 4th, and they will donate 20% to SAMO Fund. Use Promo Code PRFund at checkout. Take-out and delivery options both available.


To order:


Then click Start and Order and choose one of these locations: 


Panera Bread - Lindero Canyon Road: 

5784 Lindero Canyon Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91362 - tel: 818-991-3100


Panera Bread - N. Topanga Canyon Blvd

6344 North Topanga Canyon Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91367 - tel: 818-992-7643

Don't forget to use the Promo code PRFund at checkout to ensure your meal is included in the Panera Bread fundraiser! 


To find out more about the SAMO Fund watch this video below and / or check out:

Your contributions will help us continue to support wildlife, education and trails / restoration in the Santa Monica Mountains - your local National Recreation Area!  




We look forward to seeing you on June 4th!  And we hope you enjoy the film made for us by TV production guru Gregg Dunham who has generously donated his time to make this event possible:


Everyone who registers for the event will be included in a prize drawing to win either a mountain lion poster or a Waterfood Press California Nature Set - three Pocket Naturalist Guides to California, Trees & Wildflowers, Birds, and Wildlife.


With many thanks and gratitude to our sponsors: 


Gregory Annenberg Weingarten, GRoW @ Annenberg


Kim Kovacs and Bruce Bockwoldt




Free Register


$10 SAMO Fund raffle
Currently not available
Beach Cruiser Bike and Pump

Win a very lightly used beach cruiser bike with a brand new pump and water bottle.  Cruise along your favorite streets or take it down to the coast and enjoy easy, breezy ocean side peddling and gorgeous views! 

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