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Kids & Community Programs & Events

Apr
5
2020
First Free Sundays

Free guided tours will be offered on the first Sunday of each month. Special programs of traditional crafts, informative lectures, and family activities are planned for each “First Free Sunday.”

Apr
9
2020
Virtual E-Sports Tournament: Madden NFL 2020

This event was originally scheduled to be an in-person tournament but is now virtual and will take place online only. Register with your GamerTag to participate. Do you have the skills, coordination and training to beat other gamers? Esports takes video games to the next level of competition. This tournament series will host different esports games each month and allow participants to compete in a double elimination format.

Apr
17
2020
Teen HoopOut: Baker

Come out and join us for a free basketball tournament! Teens will be divided into age groups for free throw and three- point contests and the winning team will receive a prize! Refreshments will be served afterwards.

Ages: 13-18

Apr
22
2020
Earth Day Spotlight Event

Celebrate Earth Day at your neighborhood park! Activities will include bird feeder making, tree planting, BREC Rocks and more.

Apr
28
2020
Trail Time for Toddlers Translated - Spanish

An opportunity for non-English-speaking families with young children to participate in one of our longest-running programs. Children ages 2-5 are invited with their parents or guardians to enjoy learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the swamp, arts and crafts, storytelling, animal encounters, and healthy snacks with the assistance of an interpreter.

Ages: 2-5

Apr
30
2020
Teen HoopOut: Expressway

Come out and join us for a free basketball tournament! Teens will be divided into age groups for free throw and three- point contests and the winning team will receive a prize! Refreshments will be served afterwards.

Registration Deadline: 04/27/2020

Ages: 13-18

May
2
2020
International Astronomy Day

HRPO’s largest annual event. Games and rides; exhibitors; physical science demos; solar and lunar viewing; Venus and Jupiter viewing; live music; telescope raffle.

May
2
2020
Total Teen Kickback

Come celebrate the end of the school year with us at the Total Teen Kickback. This will be a late-night event packed with fun! We will have music, snacks, a movie, and games to enjoy.

Registration Deadline: 05/21/2020

Ages: High School Students

May
3
2020
First Free Sundays

Free guided tours will be offered on the first Sunday of each month. Special programs of traditional crafts, informative lectures, and family activities are planned for each “First Free Sunday.”

May
5
2020
Trail Time for Toddlers Translated - ASL

Trail Time for Toddlers Translated brings the opportunity for non-English-speaking families with young children to participate in one of our longest-running programs. Children ages 2-5 are invited with their parents or guardians to enjoy learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities.

Ages: 2-5 (with accompanying adult)

May
6
2020
Spring into Fitness: Zumba

Join BREC on the Geaux's Spring Into Fitness Series. Each month will feature a new fitness challenge at various locations throughout the parish. These fitness programs are free and open to all ages.

May
9
2020
Esports Tournament Series: Players' Choice

Do you have the skills, coordination and training to beat other gamers? Esports takes video games to the next level of competition. This tournament series will host different esports games each month and allow participants to compete in a double elimination format. Lunch will be provided to all registered participants.

Ages: 8-18

May
9
2020
FAE Day (Fairies and Earth)

FAE Day is a kid-friendly day of whimsical nature activities. Kids can learn how to enhance their yards and gardens to attract various wildlife and maybe some members of the "FAE" folk, as well as how to preserve our Earth for all animals.

May
13
2020
Spring into Fitness: Zumba

Join BREC on the Geaux's Spring Into Fitness Series. Each month will feature a new fitness challenge at various locations throughout the parish. These fitness programs are free and open to all ages.

May
16
2020
Swamp Birthday

Everyone is invited to join us in celebrating 23 years of connecting people to nature. We’ll drop our admission fees for the day and offer live animal encounters, crafts, games, and birthday cake – while it lasts!

May
20
2020
Spring into Fitness: Zumba

Join BREC on the Geaux's Spring Into Fitness Series. Each month will feature a new fitness challenge at various locations throughout the parish. These fitness programs are free and open to all ages.

May
27
2020
Spring into Fitness: Zumba

Join BREC on the Geaux's Spring Into Fitness Series. Each month will feature a new fitness challenge at various locations throughout the parish. These fitness programs are free and open to all ages.

Jun
7
2020
First Free Sundays

Free guided tours will be offered on the first Sunday of each month. Special programs of traditional crafts, informative lectures, and family activities are planned for each “First Free Sunday.”

Jun
13
2020
Juneteenth Celebration

From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19 as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.

Jun
27
2020
ARRL Field Day

The Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club returns to teach you the joys and importance of ham radio in communication and emergency situations, how to send your name in Morse code and how to obtain your own transmitting license in this great hobby that is over 100 years old!

Ages: 8+

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