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Events

Jun
23
2018
America Radio League Field Day

Amateur radio is invaluable during emergencies, allows people to socialize across great distances without a monthly bill, and is very useful when letting others know about oncoming inclement weather.

Jun
26
2018
Saturnian Opposition

Saturn will be exactly 180 degrees from the Sun, rising as the Sun is setting. We will then be the closest to Saturn this year! The ringed beauty (on this date in the constellation Sagittarius) is always a delight. Sometimes a viewer can spy contrasts in the upper cloud deck, as well as the largest moon Titan.

Jun
28
2018
Movie in the Park: Peter Rabbit

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

Jun
30
2018
Asteroid Day

The Baton Rouge Astronomical Society is helming this special event focusing origins of asteroids, how to view them with binoculars and the potential dangers they pose to Earth. There will be a variety of asteroid-oriented physical science demonstrations, experiments and videos! Right before closing a telescope will aim at the asteroid Vesta!

Jul
12
2018
Movie in the Park: Paddington 2

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.

Jul
19
2018
Christmas in July Movie in the Park: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Beat the heat and enjoy some winter games at this Christmas in July event! Participants will enjoy holiday themed games, a water slide and snowballs as well as popcorn, hot dogs and punch during the movie.

Jul
19
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.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Jul
21
2018
Community Music & Heritage Festival

Join BREC and the Scotlandville Hornet Alumni Association for this great day of family entertainment featuring performances by local artists, BREC's Children's Village will be from 2-6 p.m. and will include recreation games, information vendors, health resources, concessions and more.

Jul
26
2018
Great Martian Opposition

GREAT MARTIAN OPPOSITION This close pass by Mars will result in the largest apparition of the Red Planet Earthlings have seen in thirteen years! Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune will be visible as well. Join us.

Aug
1
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.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Aug
4
2018
Friends & Family Luau

Individuals with disabilities and their family and friends are invited to attend. Each person is asked to bring a swimsuit and towel.

Aug
10
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

Aug
10
2018
Movie in the Park: Cars 3

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

Aug
11
2018
Perseid Meteor Shower

Every summer the Earth plows through a trail of cometary debris. Those who devote the time and quash the local light pollution will see a natural light show unlike any other. HRPO hosts a viewing session during the nighttime period with the best chance of high meteor rates.

Aug
16
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.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Aug
18
2018
Duck Duck Goose Day

This event gives visitors a first-hand look at waterfowl decoy carving, an art form firmly rooted in Louisiana's rich cultural heritage, by featuring some of the region's oldest and most rare decoys displayed by carvers and collectors from all over the Deep South and beyond. This year’s event honors decoy carvers from “Downriver” and south of New Orleans, as well as those from Shell Beach.

Aug
26
2018
End of Summer Dog Pool Pawty

Please join us for the End of Summer Dog Pool Pawty at Liberty Lagoon. Please be advised that this is a dog-friendly event. Participants will encounter dogs in various conditions (i.e. wet, unleashed, etc.).

Sep
5
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.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Sep
6
2018
Movie in the Park: Coco

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

Sep
7
2018
Family Karaoke

BREC has the music, so bring your family and your shower singing skills to the mic. This night will be filled with dancing, laughter, memories and singing for all!

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