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Nature Programs & Events

Oct
8
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

Oct
8
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

Oct
9
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

Oct
10
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

Oct
11
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+

Oct
12
2019
Geaux Fish Catfish Rodeo

Grab your fishing pole and head to Burbank Soccer Complex with the family to GEAUX Fish!

Registration Deadline: 10/10/2019
Registration Closed

Oct
12
2019
Science Academy

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

Ages: 8-12

Oct
13
2019
Snake City at Bluebonnet Swamp

Simon & Siouxsie are coming to visit Baton Rouge during their US Tour in October. For a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with your favorite snake-wrangling duo from the UK, join us at 12:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday the 13th of October. There will be photo opportunities & a Q & A session with our Snake City friends, plus animal presentations hosted by our Swamp staff.

Oct
16
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

Oct
17
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

Oct
18
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+

Oct
19
2019
Science Academy

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

Ages: 8-12

Oct
19
2019
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.

Oct
22
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

Oct
23
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

Oct
24
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

Oct
24
2019
Pumpkin Paddle Parade

Get into the Halloween spirit with our Pumpkin Paddle Parade, a exciting competion of “float” decorating! You design and decorate a canoe, kayak or paddleboard in Halloween décor, and then parade in front of our judges for the chance to win fabulous prizes!

Ages: 12+

Oct
25
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+

Oct
26
2019
Science Academy

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

Ages: 8-12

Oct
26
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.

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