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Science Events

Jul
20
2019
Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Party

As our country prepares to return Americans to the Moon—and then on to Mars—we celebrate the climax of the program that crossed a threshold for mankind.

Jul
26
2019
Wonders of the Summer Sky

The temperature heats up as July’s constellations settle high overhead early in the night. BREC Education Curator Amy Brouillette takes the audience on a fascinating tour of Baton Rouge’s summer season. She highlights the celestial gems that will sparkle throughout the next three months—gems that visitors will be able to see live if they continue to visit HRPO!

Ages: 14+

Jul
27
2019
Back to Apollo

Science Academy Cadets investigate the greatest human trek in the history of the species. As always, there will be free giveaways and a door prize. Is your kid not yet a Cadet? Do you think your kid has what it takes to rise through the ranks and achieve Galactic status?

Ages: 8-12

Aug
9
2019
Swamp Flashlight Night

Take an evening stroll through Bluebonnet Swamp once per season during our Swamp Flashlight Nights!

Aug
12
2019
Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseids are one of the major meteor showers of the year. Come join us and see if we can catch some “earthgrazers!” It is important that visitors come inside the building to receive instructions before setting up any chairs or blankets.

Aug
13
2019
Zoo & Me Morning

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

Ages: 3-5

Aug
17
2019
Duck Duck Goose Day

Fly over to Bluebonnet Swamp for some end-of-summer family fun.

Ages: All ages

Aug
24
2019
Zoo Run Run

Run like a cheetah to our annual Zoo Run Run 5K and ½ Mile Kids' Fun Run!

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