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Science Programs & Events

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
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique playgroup opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Ages: 2-5

Sep
5
2019
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique playgroup opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Ages: 2-5

Sep
6
2019
Summer's End Night Hike & Campfire: Manchac

Join us for a night in September for a great way to say goodbye to summer and kick-off the school year.

Registration Deadline: 09/06/2019

Ages: 8+

Sep
6
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

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

Ages: 14+

Sep
7
2019
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.

Sep
7
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Sep
10
2019
Zoo & Me Morning

This program will incorporate many 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
Registration Closed

Ages: 3-5

Sep
10
2019
Swamp School

Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for children ages 6-10.

Ages: 6-10

Sep
11
2019
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique playgroup opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Ages: 2-5

Sep
12
2019
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique playgroup opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Ages: 2-5

Sep
13
2019
Summer's End Night Hike & Campfire: Zachary

Join us for a night in September for a great way to say goodbye to summer and kick-off the school year.

Registration Deadline: 09/13/2019

Ages: 8+

Sep
13
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

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

Ages: 14+

Sep
14
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Sep
14
2019
Solar Viewing

Weather permitting on selected Saturdays, HRPO staff shows the Sun in three manners—projected onto a white surface, directly via safely-filtered optical light and directly with a hydrogen-alpha telescope.

Sep
20
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

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

Ages: 14+

Sep
21
2019
Dog Day at the Swamp

With our Dog Days, BSNC drops its “No Pets” policy and opens its doors and trails to pets once per season!

Sep
21
2019
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy.

Ages: 8-12

Sep
24
2019
Swamp School

Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for children ages 6-10.

Ages: 6-10

Sep
27
2019
Astronomy Lecture Series

For over twenty 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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