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Girl Scouts Painting Badge – Louisiana Style

For Brownies or second and third graders. Girl Scouts will paint and create a moody wetland landscape mural using unexpected techniques (no brushes allowed) culminating in the creation of a 3D alligator.

Global Community Day

Participants have an opportunity to explore cultural exhibits from around the globe, identify International flags and try ethnic foods. Get your free World Visitor’s Pass stamped as you travel from country to country. Members of Baton Rouge’s international community, dressed in colorful clothes, perform traditional ethnic dances from nations around the world. Sponsored by Capital City Rotary’s and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Great Family Campout

Grab a tent and enjoy an evening being active with other families, make a s’more, sleep under the stars and wake up refreshed in a beautiful BREC park! Outdoor Adventure activities, hiking, inflatables, and more will run from 4p.m. to dark. Food is provided and no camping experience required. Sponsored by: Subaru of Baton Rouge

Great Martian Opposition

GREAT MARTIAN OPPOSITION This close pass by Mars will result in the largest apparition of the Red Planet Earthlings have seen in thirteen years! Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Neptune will be visible as well. Join us.

Group Games: Antioch

Are you looking for fun and fellowship with people in your age group? Join us for Group Games where you’ll interact with other seniors and compete in games of Dominoes, Uno, Scrabble and many other fun and challenging games.

Group Games: Gus Young

Are you looking for fun and fellowship with people in your age group? Join us for Group Games where you’ll interact with other seniors and compete in games of Dominoes, Uno, Scrabble and many other fun and challenging games.

Guardian & Me Archery: Plank Rd

Want to explore archery? Learning something alone is never as fun as when doing it with a friend. Bring a friend to this one-day introduction class to the skills of archery. Come enjoy the fun that comes with shooting a bow and arrow, and let us help you get on target! We welcome both adults and youth. BREC will provide all equipment necessary. Sponsored by Subaru of Baton Rouge

Guardian & Me Archery: Womack

Want to explore archery? Learning something alone is never as fun as when doing it with a friend. Bring a friend to this one-day introduction class to the skills of archery. Come enjoy the fun that comes with shooting a bow and arrow, and let us help you get on target! We welcome both adults and youth. BREC will provide all equipment necessary. Sponsored by Subaru of Baton Rouge

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. This fun activity is perfect for families, groups and friends. Trail rides are by appointment only, and all riders must be at least six years old.

Guitar

This course is designed for students in a group setting with no previous guitar experience. Students will receive guidance and direction in solving problems related to playing the guitar at a beginning level and will learn many of the different styles, skills and techniques required to become a successful guitarist. Weekly, one-on-one instruction. Program will run from Sept. 2018 ending with a recital May 2019 to showcase what you have learned.

Halloween Boo Bash

Come dressed in your costumes for this entertaining Halloween experience. Enjoy the holiday themed recreational games and tour the Haunted House if you dare. Sponsored by Martin Luther King Center, Councilman LaMont Cole

Halloween Movie Night

Come relax on the lawn at Farr Park with your family while we screen a Halloween thriller! First, take a hayride through our haunted park. Popcorn will be provided. Snacks and other treats will be available for purchase. Hay rides will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the movie will run from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Costumes encouraged!

Hearts & Hooves Therapeutic Riding Program

Riders ages six and older with physical, mental, and social disabilities participate in a six-week session of riding lessons tailored to their needs. Riders enjoy a one-hour class on horseback learning stretching exercises, basic equitation and games. Horseback riding is known to improve core strength and coordination and provide a unique social opportunity with peers. Maximum class sizes of 10 riders, with three instructors and up to three volunteer assistants per rider.

Hearts and Hooves Volunteer Orientation and Fun Day!

Interested in volunteering for Hearts and Hooves, but are nervous about the tasks or don’t fully understand the program? Come learn and have fun at Volunteer Orientation! All tasks and duties will be taught. Interact with our therapeutic horses, instructors, other volunteers, and some of the Hearts and Hooves students. Breakfast will be served.

Highland Park Junior Tennis Academy

This is a continuous, year-round program separated into semesters. Skill levels include beginner, advanced beginner and intermediate. Academy Director Natalie Johnson

Home-School Tennis Program: City

A six-week program designed especially for home-schooled children. Program includes drills, games, and tennis knowledge.

Home-School Tennis Program: Independence

This six-week program is designed especially for home-schooled children. Participants will learn about the game of tennis in a fun learning environment. Program includes drills, games, and tennis knowledge.

Independence Park Theatre presents Jigsaw Jones and the Case of the Class Clown

Independence Park Theatre presents Jigsaw Jones and the Case of the Class Clown “I decided it was time to go undercover and maybe catch this clown in action.” Athena Parker has been slimed and she doesn’t think it’s very funny! There is a practical joker on the loose in Ms. Gleason’s class, so it’s up to Jigsaw (Theodore) Jones and his friend Mila to catch the clown. This might be their most slippery case yet. Brimming with music, charm, and humor, ArtsPower’s production, based on the book by renowned author James Preller, will make audiences laugh and think as they learn the secret codes that Jigsaw must decipher to solve the mystery.

Intermediate BMX Park Clinic

No training wheels, must be able to ride a bike without assistance, bikes available onsite or bring your own!

Intermediate BMX Track Clinic

No training wheels, must be able to ride a bike without assistance, bikes available onsite or bring your own!

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