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May
27
2019
Let’s Go Legos: Longfellow

Come explore everything Lego! There will be a different Lego challenge each week given to the children, whether it is building an actual Lego figurine, or an arts and crafts to engage the children’s creative thinking. All materials are supplied by BREC and not taken home by children.

Ages: 8-12

May
28
2019
Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club Meeting

The original “social medium” is over 100 years old, and open to all ages due to our country’s licensing laws. Anyone interested in learning more about BRARC is invited to attend.

Ages: 12+

May
29
2019
Let’s Go Legos: Kerr Warren

Come explore everything Lego! There will be a different Lego challenge each week given to the children, whether it is building an actual Lego figurine, or an arts and crafts to engage the children’s creative thinking.

Ages: 8-12

May
31
2019
Explorers Meet and Greet

For the first time in HRPO’s history the facility will offer two different weeks of camp for middle schoolers (one in June and one in July) focusing on different aspects of space exploration. A brief but fun introduction to the new activities and themes is offered beforehand. Come see if the Explorers Camps will be good for your kid. For kids who will be eleven to thirteen in June and July

Ages: 11-13

Jun
1
2019
Guest Appreciation Days

We are celebrating our community by offering "Buy One, Get One" pricing on admission in the month of June.

Jun
22
2019
Dog Day at the Swamp

BSNC drops its “No Pets” policy and opens its doors and trails to pets once per season! All leashed pets are welcome, but vaccinations should be current.

Jun
22
2019
ARRL Field Day

The Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club returns to teach you the joys and importance of ham radio in communication and emergency situations, how to send your name in Morse code, and how to obtain your own transmitting license in this great hobby that is over 100 years old!

Ages: 8+

Jun
29
2019
Red, White and Zoo Day

Visit the Zoo and celebrate our red, white and blue animal friends.

Jun
29
2019
Asteroid Day

The Baton Rouge Astronomical Society brought this event to Baton Rouge for the first time last year. Heartened by the response received by patrons interested in impact consequences and prepping for (but hopefully averting) such an emergency, it returns with more demonstrations and delights.

Ages: 8+

Jul
5
2019
The Edge of Night Summer Session

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

Jul
20
2019
Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Party

As our country prepares to return Americans to the Moon—and then on to Mars—we celebrate the climax of the program that crossed a threshold for mankind.

Aug
9
2019
Swamp Flashlight Night

Take an evening stroll through Bluebonnet Swamp once per season during our Swamp Flashlight Nights!

Aug
12
2019
Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseids are one of the major meteor showers of the year. Come join us and see if we can catch some “earthgrazers!” It is important that visitors come inside the building to receive instructions before setting up any chairs or blankets.

Aug
13
2019
Zoo & Me Morning

Exciting activities including a train ride, animal encounters, art projects, "Zooper" snacks and many other hands-on projects that you and your child can enjoy together.

Registration Deadline: 08/12/2019

Ages: 3-5

Aug
17
2019
Duck Duck Goose Day

Fly over to Bluebonnet Swamp for some end-of-summer family fun.

Ages: All ages

Aug
24
2019
Zoo Run Run

Run like a cheetah to our annual Zoo Run Run 5K and ½ Mile Kids' Fun Run!

Sep
4
2019
Explore Bowhunting

Do you enjoy the thrill of the hunt? Would you like to learn more about the principals of being a successful hunter or wildlife photographer? Do you like being outside and want to learn some cool new skills? Then Explore Bowhunting is for you! This educational program will guide participants through the basics of hunting using fun, and engaging group activities.

Ages: 8+

Sep
11
2019
Explore Bowhunting

Do you enjoy the thrill of the hunt? Would you like to learn more about the principals of being a successful hunter or wildlife photographer? Do you like being outside and want to learn some cool new skills? Then Explore Bowhunting is for you! This educational program will guide participants through the basics of hunting using fun, and engaging group activities.

Ages: 8+

Sep
18
2019
Explore Bowhunting

Do you enjoy the thrill of the hunt? Would you like to learn more about the principals of being a successful hunter or wildlife photographer? Do you like being outside and want to learn some cool new skills? Then Explore Bowhunting is for you! This educational program will guide participants through the basics of hunting using fun, and engaging group activities.

Ages: 8+

Sep
25
2019
Explore Bowhunting

Do you enjoy the thrill of the hunt? Would you like to learn more about the principals of being a successful hunter or wildlife photographer? Do you like being outside and want to learn some cool new skills? Then Explore Bowhunting is for you! This educational program will guide participants through the basics of hunting using fun, and engaging group activities.

Ages: 8+

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