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Events

Jul
21
2018
Community Music & Heritage Festival

Join BREC and the Scotlandville Hornet Alumni Association for this great day of family entertainment featuring performances by local artists, BREC's Children's Village will be from 2-6 p.m. and will include recreation games, information vendors, health resources, concessions and more.

Jul
26
2018
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.

Aug
1
2018
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Aug
4
2018
Friends & Family Luau

Individuals with disabilities and their family and friends are invited to attend. Each person is asked to bring a swimsuit and towel.

Aug
10
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

Aug
10
2018
Movie in the Park: Cars 3

Grab a blanket or lawn chair and join BREC for a family movie (Rated PG and below) under the stars. Enjoy free popcorn and punch. The movie will be moved inside the gym in the event of inclement weather. All movies begin at dusk

Aug
11
2018
Perseid Meteor Shower

Every summer the Earth plows through a trail of cometary debris. Those who devote the time and quash the local light pollution will see a natural light show unlike any other. HRPO hosts a viewing session during the nighttime period with the best chance of high meteor rates.

Aug
14
2018
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Aug
18
2018
Duck Duck Goose Day

This event gives visitors a first-hand look at waterfowl decoy carving, an art form firmly rooted in Louisiana's rich cultural heritage, by featuring some of the region's oldest and most rare decoys displayed by carvers and collectors from all over the Deep South and beyond. This year’s event honors decoy carvers from “Downriver” and south of New Orleans, as well as those from Shell Beach.

Aug
26
2018
End of Summer Dog Pool Pawty

Please join us for the End of Summer Dog Pool Pawty at Liberty Lagoon. Please be advised that this is a dog-friendly event. Participants will encounter dogs in various conditions (i.e. wet, unleashed, etc.).

Sep
5
2018
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Sep
6
2018
Movie in the Park: Coco

Grab a blanket or lawn chair and join BREC for a family movie (Rated PG and below) under the stars. Enjoy free popcorn and punch. The movie will be moved inside the gym in the event of inclement weather. All movies begin at dusk

Sep
7
2018
Family Karaoke

BREC has the music, so bring your family and your shower singing skills to the mic. This night will be filled with dancing, laughter, memories and singing for all!

Sep
8
2018
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!

Ages: 13+

Sep
11
2018
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!

Registration Deadline: 09/09/2018

Ages: 8+

Sep
14
2018
Make it a Movie Night: Iron Giant

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

Sep
14
2018
Summer's End Night Hike and Campfire: Zachary

Join us for a night in September for a great way to say goodbye to summer and kick-off the school year. Program will include a night hike with a BREC naturalist learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals and will include activities and games.

Registration Deadline: 09/14/2018

Ages: 8+

Sep
15
2018
Saia Multicultural Bash

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of meeting and greeting your neighbors, while participating in a host of family games, and watching performances by members of the local community.

Sep
20
2018
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Sep
21
2018
Summer's End Night Hike and Campfire: Frenchtown

Join us for a night in September for a great way to say goodbye to summer and kick-off the school year. Program will include a night hike with a BREC naturalist learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals and will include activities and games.

Ages: 8+

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