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Science Events

Apr
25
2019
Full STEAM Ahead!

It’s all hands-on fun all week-long incorporating art and science. Flipbooks? Milk art? Body scrub? Drop by one of these locations and see what it’s all about!

Apr
26
2019
Full STEAM Ahead!

It’s all hands-on fun all week-long incorporating art and science. Flipbooks? Milk art? Body scrub? Drop by one of these locations and see what it’s all about!

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
STEAM Fest Showcase

Missed any of our STEAM events? Come catch up on many of the exciting activities from the month and check out some of the creations made by participating youth. We’re going to close out STEAM Month in style!

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+

Apr
29
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
1
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
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
6
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
8
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
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
13
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
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
15
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

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