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Events

Oct
27
2018
BREC-A-Boo: Forest

Fly over on a broom or float like a ghost, just don’t be tardy to the party! All ages, come dressed in your costume of choice, and be prepared to load up on ghouls of fun and recreational experiences.

Oct
31
2018
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

Oct
31
2018
Howell-O-Ween Night

Join us for a hauntingly good time with your friends and family at Howell-O-Ween. Activities will include trick-or-treating, goulish games and a hair-raising haunted trail.

Nov
2
2018
Natural Sky Conference

We inadvertently block our view of the sky, using a curtain of dust particles illuminated by badly-designed streetlamps and other nighttime fixtures. This conference will be aimed at those individuals and organizations in town that have a direct ability to squelch the light pollution in the area.

Ages: 11+

Nov
2
2018
Make it a Movie Night: Coco

Enjoy comfortable indoor theater seating during our monthly free film series. Concessions are available for purchase. No outside food or drinks.

Nov
3
2018
Manchac Trail Work Day

Come help us create an established hiking trail at Manchac Rd. Park. We need volunteers willing to cut, saw, rake and blaze through the forest along the marked path.

Nov
9
2018
Gingerbread House Decorating: Highland

While you are gearing up for your holiday shopping, bring the family in for this creative night of fun to get them in the spirit too! Nothing is more symbolic of the holidays than a gingerbread house, decorated by you and your kids using their imagination to decorate with all sorts of candy and icing.

Nov
10
2018
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!

Registration Deadline: 10/25/2018

Nov
14
2018
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.

Registration Deadline: 11/12/2018

Ages: 8+

Nov
16
2018
Flashlight Night at the Swamp

We welcome you to enjoy the Swamp at night by visiting us during our Swamp Flashlight Nights! Staff will be facilitating live animal encounters and running special nature films. Enjoy a leisurely night hike with your family and friends

Nov
16
2018
Gingerbread House Decorating: Plank Rd

While you are gearing up for your holiday shopping, bring the family in for this creative night of fun to get them in the spirit too! Nothing is more symbolic of the holidays than a gingerbread house, decorated by you and your kids using their imagination to decorate with all sorts of candy and icing.

Nov
16
2018
Make it a Movie Night: Isle of Dogs

Enjoy comfortable indoor theater seating during our monthly free film series. Concessions are available for purchase. No outside food or drinks.

Nov
17
2018
Birds and Beyond

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!

Ages: 13+

Nov
17
2018
Swamp Art Show Field Day

Artists interested in participating in upcoming Swamp Art Show Series opportunities can visit the swamp on this day for inspiration for free.Whether your creative gear includes canvases or cameras, come out and enjoy this paint-out and field-shoot day. Bring your own supplies, we’ll provide workspace indoors and out for you to create your masterpieces!

Nov
30
2018
Open House Jr. Singles Round Robin Tournament

This is a great opportunity for beginner youth players to experience playing in a tournament. Format is 10 point sets. Free pizza, snacks, and beverages for players.

Registration Deadline: 11/28/2018

Nov
30
2018
Reindeer Ride

Welcome the holiday season with a unique nighttime family bike ride. Ride up the levy from Farr Park campground to downtown Baton Rouge to be a part of Baton Rouge’s Downtown Christmas Lighting Celebration.

Ages: 8+

Dec
7
2018
Make it a Movie Night: A Christmas Story

Enjoy comfortable indoor theater seating during our monthly free film series. Concessions are available for purchase. No outside food or drinks.

Dec
8
2018
Conservation Volunteer Training

Come join our volunteer force and help us make a greener, healthier East Baton Rouge Parish! We are looking for individuals who are interested in being trained in conservation management and educational outreach in order to help us achieve our goals.

Registration Deadline: 11/26/2018

Ages: 18+

Dec
8
2018
Toys for Tots

BREC Extreme Sports participates with Toys for Tots on their annual toy drive to make sure as many kids possible enjoy the holidays! This event offers highest ollie and highest BMX bunny hop along with more. Entry to participate is one unopened, unwrapped toy.

Dec
9
2018
Creole Christmas & Holiday Fair

Magnolia Mound celebrates Christmas with French Creole traditions. Music, storytelling, carriage rides, folk crafts and special demonstrations. A special Holiday Fair includes local artisans and craftspeople offering handmade items for sale.

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