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Science Events

Oct
20
2017
Friday Night Lecture Series

HRPO’s long-running lecture series enters the season for topics as diverse as buying your first telescope and the Star of Bethlehem.

Ages: 14+

Oct
20
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Oct
21
2017
Woods Walk Hiking Series: Frenchtown

Have you ever walked through a BREC park and wondered what type of trees you were looking at or what kind of animals live there? If so, now you can pick the brain of a BREC naturalist while enjoying a hike in one of BREC’s conservation areas.

Registration Deadline: 10/20/2017

Ages: 6+ (or able to complete a two-mile hike without a stroller)

Oct
21
2017
Science Academy

Children engage in visuals presentations and hands-on demonstrations related to astronomy, physics and space science. They rise through the ranks, earning higher Cadet Certificates through the year, with periodic sampling of International Space Station menus.

Ages: 8-12

Oct
21
2017
Spooky Spectrum

Come visit–if you dare–as HRPO’s ninth annual family-friendly tribute to the bizarre and freakish takes place. We’ll delve into the eerie side of astronomy, physics and aeronautics with creepy science demonstrations, some of which we've never used

Ages: 6+

Oct
21
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Oct
27
2017
Friday Night Lecture Series

HRPO’s long-running lecture series enters the season for topics as diverse as buying your first telescope and the Star of Bethlehem.

Ages: 14+

Oct
27
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Oct
28
2017
Science Academy

Children engage in visuals presentations and hands-on demonstrations related to astronomy, physics and space science. They rise through the ranks, earning higher Cadet Certificates through the year, with periodic sampling of International Space Station menus.

Ages: 8-12

Oct
28
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Nov
3
2017
Friday Night Lecture Series

HRPO’s long-running lecture series enters the season for topics as diverse as buying your first telescope and the Star of Bethlehem.

Ages: 14+

Nov
3
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Nov
4
2017
Birds & Beyonds

BREC Conservation and Outdoor Adventure are joining forces to offer you a great birding adventure! Join BREC naturalists and local bird experts on a journey to see all that our local waterways have to offer.

Registration Deadline: 11/03/2017

Ages: 13+ (must be able to complete a three-mile paddle by kayak)

Nov
4
2017
Science Academy

Children engage in visuals presentations and hands-on demonstrations related to astronomy, physics and space science. They rise through the ranks, earning higher Cadet Certificates through the year, with periodic sampling of International Space Station menus.

Ages: 8-12

Nov
4
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Nov
10
2017
Friday Night Lecture Series

HRPO’s long-running lecture series enters the season for topics as diverse as buying your first telescope and the Star of Bethlehem.

Ages: 14+

Nov
10
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Nov
11
2017
Science Academy

Children engage in visuals presentations and hands-on demonstrations related to astronomy, physics and space science. They rise through the ranks, earning higher Cadet Certificates through the year, with periodic sampling of International Space Station menus.

Ages: 8-12

Nov
11
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Nov
17
2017
Friday Night Lecture Series

HRPO’s long-running lecture series enters the season for topics as diverse as buying your first telescope and the Star of Bethlehem.

Ages: 14+

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