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Apr
27
2018
Make it a Movie Night: The BFG

This film tells the tale of a young girl, the Queen of England and a benevolent giant known as the BFG, who set out on an adventure to capture the evil, man-eating giants who have been invading the human world.

Apr
27
2018
Movie in the Park: The Good Dinosaur

Grab a blanket or lawn chair and join BREC for a family movie (Rated PG and below) under the stars. Enjoy free popcorn and punch. The movie will be moved inside the gym in the event of inclement weather. All movies begin at dusk Movie titles subject to change.

Apr
28
2018
Paddle Up 4

If you are ready to test your paddling skills learned in Paddle Up 1-3, then the Bogue Chitto River is the experience for you! This is for intermediate to advanced paddlers as it is a trip that features moving water and beautiful surroundings.

Registration Deadline: 04/26/2018

Ages: 12+

May
2
2018
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Registration Deadline: 04/03/2018
Registration Closed

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

May
4
2018
Open House Junior Singles Round Robin Tournament

This tournament features a singles round robin format for inexperienced players new to tournament play. Age divisions: 12, 14, 16 and 18. Free snacks and awards for players. Tournament Director: Jeremiah Casson

Registration Deadline: 05/04/2018

Ages: 11-18

May
5
2018
Derby Day

Get ready for family fun and fast horses at Farr Park’s annual Derby Day event. Come dressed to impress but also to relax as you enjoy all the action of the Kentucky Derby live on the big screen outside the beautiful Farr Park Equestrian Center. You can bet on a good time complete with derby-themed activities for adults and kids, food (we hear crawfish is on the menu), drinks, music, mint juleps and more!

May
6
2018
Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate the Mexican holiday with authentic food, great music, children’s village, arts and crafts, information vendors, family games and more.

May
17
2018
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Registration Deadline: 04/03/2018
Registration Closed

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

May
18
2018
Flashlight Night at the Swamp

We welcome you to enjoy the Swamp at night by visiting us during our Swamp Flashlight Nights! Staff will be facilitating live animal encounters and running special nature films. Enjoy a leisurely night hike with your family and friends

May
18
2018
Teen Sunshine Socials

Through a partnership with Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, BREC is able to offer themed, monthly socials for individuals with cognitive and developmental disabilities and their friends and family. There will be a disc jockey, snacks, door prizes, socialization and fun.

Ages: 10-16

May
19
2018
Swamp Birthday Party

Happy Birthday Bluebonnet Swamp! We’re celebrating 21 years of connecting people to nature on Saturday, May 19. Come hang out with our critters and enjoy a stroll on the trails. We’ll have live animal encounters, crafts, games, and birthday cake while it lasts. Best of all, admission is on us!

May
19
2018
Inclusive Colors

Join the fun at this unique event for all ages and abilities! Adults and kids of all abilities will run, walk, dance and play their way through this half mile-bubble run. Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome.

May
19
2018
Messy Masterpieces

Create your own special masterpiece of art using a variety of mediums including paints, chalk, crayons in your own style, using your hands, brushes, water shooters and more!

May
19
2018
Campout 2.0

Campout 2.0 is for those families or groups that love the outdoors and want to take their adventures away from home. During this fun excursion, BREC staff will accompany families that have minimal experience camping.

Registration Deadline: 03/07/2018
Registration Closed

Ages: All ages

Jun
6
2018
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Registration Deadline: 04/03/2018
Registration Closed

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Jun
9
2018
Juneteenth Celebration: Howell Place

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration in the United States commemorating the end of slavery. This event will include recreational games, music, socialization, community health fair and refreshments.

Jun
16
2018
Juneteenth Celebration: Gus Young

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration in the United States commemorating the end of slavery. This event will include recreational games, music, socialization, community health fair and refreshments.

Jun
16
2018
Father/Daughter Dance

Celebrate Father's Day by joing the fun with BREC. Children of all ages are invited to team with their parent or guardian and challenge other teams in this game night. This Dynamic Duo themed event includes music, dancing, food, games and photo opportunities.

Jun
21
2018
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Registration Deadline: 04/03/2018
Registration Closed

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Jun
22
2018
Movie Night for Adults: Thor: Ragnarok

Calling all movie lovers 18 years and older! Bring your ID, a blanket or lawn chairs and join BREC for an adults-only movie (Rated PG-13 or R). The movie will be shown inside the ballroom with popcorn and punch. For those with children ages 4-17, please fell free to enjoy activities in the Interactive Game Room inside while you enjoy the movie.

Ages: 18+

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