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Events

Dec
13
2018
Geminid Meteor Shower

The Geminids are one of the major meteor showers of the year—the only one caused by an asteroid. Come join us and see if we can catch some “earthgrazers”!

Dec
14
2018
Toys for Tots Challenge

Due to wet weather forecast, this event has been rescheduled to Friday, December 14, 6-9 p.m.

BREC Extreme Sports participates with Toys for Tots on their annual toy drive to make sure as many kids possible enjoy the holidays! This event offers highest ollie and highest BMX bunny hop along with more. Entry to participate is one unopened, unwrapped toy.
Dec
15
2018
Santa Road Show

Gather the entire family to experience the holidays the BREC way as Santa makes his stop at the Santa Road Show at Gus Young Park. Be sure to take memorable photos with Santa and enjoy free holiday themed games and activities.

Jan
6
2019
First Free Sundays

Bring family and friends to enjoy history during Magnolia Mound’s First Free Sundays. Guided tours present a special insight into early Louisiana history and culture.

Jan
12
2019
Hearts and Hooves Volunteer Orientation and Fun Day

Interested in volunteering for Hearts and Hooves, but are nervous about the tasks or don’t fully understand the program? Come learn and have fun at Volunteer Orientation! All tasks and duties will be taught. Interact with our therapeutic horses, instructors, other volunteers, and some of the Hearts and Hooves students. Breakfast will be served.

Ages: 13+ (High School and University students welcome)

Jan
19
2019
Open House & Student Horse Show

You’re invited to Farr Park’s Open House event! Enjoy free activities including a petting zoo, concessions, games, prizes, barn tours, hay rides and riding demonstrations. Make sure to stick around as our riding students compete in both English and Western classes.

Jan
20
2019
Open House & Student Horse Show

You’re invited to Farr Park’s Open House event! Enjoy free activities including a petting zoo, concessions, games, prizes, barn tours, hay rides and riding demonstrations. Make sure to stick around as our riding students compete in both English and Western classes.

Jan
20
2019
Total Lunar Eclipse

Overnight excitement as we witness one of nature’s most spectacular events! While in the constellation Cancer, the Moon will enter the Earth’s shadow, turning darker and darker—and then dark brown…or red, bright orange, or yellow.

Feb
3
2019
First Free Sundays

Bring family and friends to enjoy history during Magnolia Mound’s First Free Sundays. Guided tours present a special insight into early Louisiana history and culture.

Feb
9
2019
Cowboy Camp Out

Do you enjoy camping in the great outdoors, riding horses, and exploring the world around you? If you answered yes, then we have your next great adventure! Join us as we explore Farr Park overnight by horseback, foot and bike!

Feb
15
2019
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

Feb
16
2019
T-Ball & Coaches Pitch Clinic

This program teaches participants the fundamentals of softball/baseball including fielding, throwing, running bases, and hitting. Children need to wear closed shoes that they can easily run in; no flip-flops, scandals, or clogs.

Registration Deadline: 02/08/2019

Ages: 6-12

Feb
20
2019
Guardian & Me Archery: Womack

Want to explore archery? Learning something alone is never as fun as when doing it with a friend. Bring a friend to this one-day introduction class to the skills of archery.

Registration Deadline: 11/12/2018
Registration Closed

Ages: 8+

Feb
21
2019
Black History Month Celebration

Celebrate accomplishments and contributions of African Americans that make our lives better today through recitals, skits, music, dance and more.

Ages: All Ages

Feb
26
2019
Mercurian Elongation

Periodically Mercury reaches its greatest angular separation in the sky (elongation) from the Sun. This is the safest way to view Mercury by amateurs. Come join us at the Burbank Soccer Complex!

Feb
27
2019
Madeline and the Bad Hat

Independence Park Theatre colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor – eventually learns that first impressions aren’t everything

Feb
27
2019
Madeline and the Bad Hat

Independence Park Theatre colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor – eventually learns that first impressions aren’t everything

Mar
3
2019
First Free Sundays

Bring family and friends to enjoy history during Magnolia Mound’s First Free Sundays. Guided tours present a special insight into early Louisiana history and culture.

Mar
5
2019
Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo

Grab your fishing pole and GEAUX FISHING! We will be stocking the pond with adult channel catfish to ensure you have plenty of catch to parade around. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy the day outside with the family. This event is weather dependent. Please register in advance by filling out the form at brec.org/geauxfish. Registration the morning of will also be available.

Registration Deadline: 03/05/2019

Mar
8
2019
The Edge of Night

It’s not light, it’s not dark. It’s that special time called twilight, and HRPO wants to introduce you to it!

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