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Nature Events

Apr
25
2019
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

Apr
26
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over 20 years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

Apr
27
2019
Guided Trail Rides

BREC's Farr Park Equestrian center is proud to offer guided trail rides on select Saturdays and Sundays. Enjoy a one-hour gentle ride through the park or in the indoor arena on one of the BREC horses.

Ages: 6+

Apr
27
2019
Overview & Expansion

This brand-new program offers advanced topics, topic extensions, and all-new games and activities to an older crowd. This month’s theme is “Engineering through History”.

Ages: 12-16

Apr
29
2019
The Future of Space

re you a soon-to-graduate high school senior, undergraduate or graduate student who has dreamed of working in a STEM field? HRPO is proud to partner with the Louisiana Space Consortium to program this special one-time livestream party.

Ages: 16+

May
3
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over 20 years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

May
4
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy. They explore gravity, simple machines, stars, planets, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program! Each session is stand-alone, but your child will want to attend again and again.

Ages: 8-12

May
9
2019
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

May
10
2019
Swamp Flashlight Night

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

May
10
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over 20 years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

May
11
2019
Breakfast with the Animals

Friends of the Zoo Director’s Circle and Safari Club Members’ Only.

May
11
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy. They explore gravity, simple machines, stars, planets, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program! Each session is stand-alone, but your child will want to attend again and again.

Ages: 8-12

May
11
2019
International Astronomy Day

Every year since 2007, HRPO has proudly taken part in this worldwide celebration of all things related to astronomy, physics, aeronautics and the American space program. The last three years have seen the highest attendances in the HRPO IAD event history.

May
14
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: 05/13/2019

Ages: 3-5

May
16
2019
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

May
17
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over 20 years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

May
18
2019
Breakfast with the Animals

Friends of the Zoo Director’s Circle and Safari Club Members’ Only.

May
18
2019
Swamp Birthday

Everyone is invited to join us in celebrating 22 years of connecting people to nature. We’ll drop our admission fees for the day and offer live animal encounters, crafts, games, and birthday cake while it lasts!

May
18
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy. They explore gravity, simple machines, stars, planets, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program! Each session is stand-alone, but your child will want to attend again and again.

Ages: 8-12

May
24
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over 20 years, this program has given patrons histories and possible futures. Skygazing tips, physics phenomena, space programs and famous events are covered.

Ages: 14+

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