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Nov
17
2017
Badminton

Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net.

Nov
17
2017
Karate: Howell Place

Martial Arts class teaches how to exercise the mind, body and spirit through karate and martial arts movements. In addition to self-defense skills, participants learn self-discipline, self-confidence and positive social behaviors

Ages: 6+

Nov
17
2017
Family Game Night: Cedar Ridge

Join us for a monthly “Family Game Night” and learn a new game or play an old favorite! All you need to bring is your family (or friends), and we will provide a variety of games for all ages. We’ll throw on some tunes, break out the boards and have some fun!

Nov
17
2017
Danza de Calle - Afro-Latin Street Style Social Dancing

Afro-Latin dance… What is it? Mix of African, Native Caribbean and European influences through music and motion

Ages: 21+

Nov
17
2017
Friday Night Lecture Series

HRPO’s long-running lecture series enters the season for topics as diverse as buying your first telescope and the Star of Bethlehem.

Ages: 14+

Nov
17
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Nov
18
2017
Paddle Up 4

Are you ready to test your paddling and quick-thinking skills? If you answered yes, then it is time to take our Paddle Up 4 trip!

Registration Deadline: 11/18/2017
Registration Closed

Ages: 12 & older

Nov
18
2017
Pickleball: Highland

Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

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
18
2017
Guitar Classes

Students will learn the basic skills of guitar including finger locations, tuning, chords and scales in a group setting.

Ages: 5+

Nov
18
2017
Science Academy

Children engage in visuals presentations and hands-on demonstrations related to astronomy, physics and space science. They rise through the ranks, earning higher Cadet Certificates through the year, with periodic sampling of International Space Station menus.

Ages: 8-12

Nov
18
2017
Raccoon Portraits

After reading "The Kissing Hand" by by Audrey Penn, students will create their own drawing of a friendly raccoon with chalk pastels and charcoals on brown paper bags.

Ages: 5-13

Nov
18
2017
Solar Viewing

Weather permitting on selected Saturdays, HRPO staff shows the Sun in three manners—projected onto a white surface, directly via safely-filtered optical light and directly with a hydrogen-alpha telescope.

Nov
18
2017
Great Family Campout

Grab a tent and enjoy an evening being active with other families, make a s’more, sleep under the stars and wake up refreshed in a BREC park!

Nov
18
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Nov
19
2017
Pickleball: Cedar Ridge

Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Nov
20
2017
Busy Bodies

This program addresses some of the major wellness components needed for optimal health. These areas include strength, flexibility, balance, cognition and nutrition.

Ages: 50+

Nov
20
2017
Forever Young Cardio (Low-Impact)

This class emphasizes low impact moves for cardiovascular conditioning as well as muscular endurance and overall toning.

Ages: 50+

Nov
20
2017
Walk & Talk: Antioch

This program is designed for adults to interact with each other in the park. Staff will participate with adults ages 55 and older to set goals to maintain their healthy lifestyle. Stay fit while getting a brisk outdoor walk!

Ages: 50+

Nov
20
2017
Forever Young Exercise

This class will have a multitude of exercises to strengthen and stretch the body.

Ages: 50+

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