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Science Programs & Events

Jun
6
2020
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, on the first Saturday of every month, visitors can enjoy a morning hike through the trails at Bluebonnet Swamp while identifying various bird species.

Jun
27
2020
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+

Jul
3
2020
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!

Jul
11
2020
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, on the first Saturday of every month, visitors can enjoy a morning hike through the trails at Bluebonnet Swamp while identifying various bird species.

Jul
25
2020
Plus Nights

Periodically, HRPO gives something extra to visitors in addition to standard viewing: a sky tour, physical science demonstrations, filtered lunar trips, “birth” stars and a marshmallow roast.

Aug
1
2020
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, on the first Saturday of every month, visitors can enjoy a morning hike through the trails at Bluebonnet Swamp while identifying various bird species.

Aug
7
2020
Swamp Flashlight Night

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

Aug
12
2020
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
31
2020
Plus Nights

Periodically, HRPO gives something extra to visitors in addition to standard viewing: a sky tour, physical science demonstrations, filtered lunar trips, “birth” stars and a marshmallow roast.

 
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