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Nov
26
2018
InSight Landing Party

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory has sent word to HRPO that InSight will land on Mars at 1:54pm CST on this day. As is tradition, HRPO will host a party celebrating yet another NASA accomplishment! Solar viewing (weather permitting) along with Martian activities and demonstrations will take place. A live feed from NASA will show the wait within the control room.

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
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 Challenge

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.

Dec
14
2018
Geminid Meteor Shower

The Geminids are one of the major meteor showers of the year—the only one caused by an asteroid. Come join us and see if we can catch some “earthgrazers”!

Dec
15
2018
Santa Road Show

Gather the entire family to experience the holidays the BREC way as Santa makes his stop at the Santa Road Show at Gus Young Park. Be sure to take memorable photos with Santa and enjoy free holiday themed games and activities.

Jan
6
2019
First Free Sundays

Bring family and friends to enjoy history during Magnolia Mound’s First Free Sundays. Guided tours present a special insight into early Louisiana history and culture.

Jan
12
2019
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.

Ages: 13+ (High School and University students welcome)

Jan
19
2019
Open House & Student Horse Show

You’re invited to Farr Park’s Open House event! Enjoy free activities including a petting zoo, concessions, games, prizes, barn tours, hay rides and riding demonstrations. Make sure to stick around as our riding students compete in both English and Western classes.

Jan
20
2019
Open House & Student Horse Show

You’re invited to Farr Park’s Open House event! Enjoy free activities including a petting zoo, concessions, games, prizes, barn tours, hay rides and riding demonstrations. Make sure to stick around as our riding students compete in both English and Western classes.

Jan
20
2019
Total Lunar Eclipse

Overnight excitement as we witness one of nature’s most spectacular events! While in the constellation Cancer, the Moon will enter the Earth’s shadow, turning darker and darker—and then dark brown…or red, bright orange, or yellow.

Feb
3
2019
First Free Sundays

Bring family and friends to enjoy history during Magnolia Mound’s First Free Sundays. Guided tours present a special insight into early Louisiana history and culture.

Feb
9
2019
Cowboy Camp Out

Do you enjoy camping in the great outdoors, riding horses, and exploring the world around you? If you answered yes, then we have your next great adventure! Join us as we explore Farr Park overnight by horseback, foot and bike!

Feb
15
2019
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

Feb
16
2019
T-Ball & Coaches Pitch Clinic

This program teaches participants the fundamentals of softball/baseball including fielding, throwing, running bases, and hitting. Children need to wear closed shoes that they can easily run in; no flip-flops, scandals, or clogs.

Registration Deadline: 02/08/2019

Ages: 6-12

Feb
20
2019
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
Registration Closed

Ages: 8+

Feb
21
2019
Black History Month Celebration

Celebrate accomplishments and contributions of African Americans that make our lives better today through recitals, skits, music, dance and more.

Ages: All Ages

Feb
26
2019
Mercurian Elongation

Periodically Mercury reaches its greatest angular separation in the sky (elongation) from the Sun. This is the safest way to view Mercury by amateurs. Come join us at the Burbank Soccer Complex!

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