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Events

Nov
10
2017
Gingerbread House Decorating

Have an evening of family fun that can be shared over and over again throughout the holiday. Create a gingerbread masterpiece with lots of graham crackers, icing and candy trims. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Military veterans and active military will receive complimentary admission

Nov
10
2017
Make it a Movie Night: Home

Free, family-friendly indoor film series with concessions available for purchase. For more information visit theparktheatre.com.

Nov
11
2017
10 & Under Tennis Tournament

This tournament includes singles round robin format with boys and girls divisions: ages 8 and younger on a 36’ court with 23” racquets; ages 10 and younger on a 60’ court with 25” racquets. Free snacks and awards for players.

Registration Deadline: 11/09/2017

Ages: 6-10

Nov
11
2017
Veteran's Day at the Zoo

Join us as we recognize and honor both those actively serving and those who have served in the armed forces. Military veterans and active military will receive complimentary admission for themselves and up to five guests when presenting a valid military ID.

Nov
11
2017
Campout 2.0 - Away from Home

Campout 2.0 is for those families who love the outdoors and want to take their adventures away from home. During this fun excursion, BREC staff will accompany families that have minimal experience camping together.

Nov
17
2017
Flashlight Night at the Swamp

Experience Bluebonnet Swamp after the sun goes down and the night life comes out to play. Park gates remain open on these special nights until 9 pm to allow visitors to explore the trails, enjoy live animal encounters and view a nature film. No registration is necessary.

Nov
17
2017
Legend of Papa Noel/Gingerbread House Decorating

Enjoy an evening of fun starting with Papa Noel’s grand entrance! Listen to him read The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story, decorate a gingerbread house and more activities in preparation for the holiday season!

Nov
18
2017
Swamp Art Show Field Day

Those interested in working on entry pieces for upcoming the Swamp Art Show Series can visit the Swamp on this day for inspiration. Whether your gear includes canvases or cameras, come out and enjoy this paint-out and field-shoot day.

Nov
21
2017
Movie in the Park: Free Birds

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.

Nov
24
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
25
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
26
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
27
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
28
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
29
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Nov
30
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
1
2017
Open House Junior Singles Round Robin Tournament

This is a great opportunity for beginner youth players to experience playing in a tournament. Free pizza, snacks, and beverages for players. Format is 10 point sets.

Registration Deadline: 11/29/2017

Ages: 11-18

Dec
1
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
2
2017
Zoo Lights

See an elephant, penguin and rhino...in lights! With thousands of lights, animated sculptures and refreshments, this event is fun for the entire family and sure to become a holiday tradition

Dec
2
2017
Reindeer Ride

Welcome the holiday season with a unique nighttime family bike ride up the levy from Skip Bertman Drive to downtown Baton Rouge to be a part of Baton Rouge’s Downtown Christmas Lighting Celebration.

Ages: 8+

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