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Dec
22
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.

Dec
23
2017
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Dec
23
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
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

Dec
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

Dec
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

Dec
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

Dec
30
2017
Rainbow Trout Fishing Rodeo: Palomino

For a wonderful, family-fun experience, come cast at our Rainbow Trout Fishing Rodeos and maybe even take home a prize!

Dec
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

Jan
1
2018
Back to Nature Photo Contest

It’s time to get BACK TO NATURE so get out your camera and get in the woods! This year photographers are challenged to let their photographs answer this question for them. How does nature embrace change?

Registration Deadline: 04/02/2018

Ages: All ages

Jan
1
2018
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+

Jan
1
2018
Chair Aerobics: Anna T. Jordan

This is a fun-filled class that varies and combines toning, stretching and strength training exercises for a complete body workout.

Ages: 50+

Jan
1
2018
Group Games: Anna T. Jordan

Are you looking for fun and fellowship with people in your age group? Join us for Group Games where you’ll interact with other seniors and compete in games of Dominoes, Uno, Scrabble and many other fun and challenging games.

Ages: 50+

Jan
1
2018
Group Games: Antioch

Are you looking for fun and fellowship with people in your age group? Join us for Group Games where you’ll interact with other seniors and compete in games of Dominoes, Uno, Scrabble and many other fun and challenging games.

Ages: 50+

Jan
1
2018
Adult Interactive Days

For adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Programs run daily from 10 a.m.-noon.

Ages: 18+

Jan
1
2018
Mother Goose: Anna T. Jordan

Learn rhymes, songs and stories with your child. Staff will focus on teaching new moms. We will utilize our adult leisure centers to gather volunteers to run this program monthly.

Ages: 3-5

Jan
1
2018
Tiny Steps

This mother’s day out program includes organized recreational games, creative art projects, singing and dancing, while socializing with peers.

Ages: 3-5 (Participants must be potty-trained.)

Jan
1
2018
Forever Young Cardio

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

Ages: 16+

Jan
1
2018
Open Studio

Crafting is much more fun when you can work with a group and help each other’s projects. Join us for Open Studio, where professionals and amateurs get together and help one another with needlework, sewing, painting, ceramics/pottery, and quilting.

Ages: 50+

Jan
1
2018
Computer Class: North Sherwood

If you want to learn how to use a computer, then this easy- to-follow class is designed specifically for you. We will cover basic computer concepts, how to use a mouse, how to use the keyboard and how to customize your system.

Ages: 16+

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