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Jan
5
2018
Kids at Play: Cadillac

Participants will engage in fun indoor and outdoor recreational activities designed to enhance physical movement skills, coordination, improve self-esteem and create new learning experiences in a safe environment.

Ages: Pre-K-6th Grade

Jan
5
2018
English & Western Riding Lessons

One-hour horseback riding lesson in English or Western disciplines. Group and private lessons available.

Ages: 6+

Jan
5
2018
Karate: Anna T. Jordan

Martial Arts class teaches how to exercise the mind, body and spirit through karate and martial arts movements.

Ages: 6+

Jan
5
2018
Karate: Baringer

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+

Jan
6
2018
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, visitors enjoy a morning hike through the forest and swamp while identifying various bird species.

Jan
6
2018
Frogwatch USA Training - Ribbit Ribbit!

FrogWatch USA™ is a citizen science program that’s great for families, students and scout groups! Frogs and toads play an important role as indicators of an ecosystem’s health. Many populations of amphibians worldwide have experienced decline in past decades.

Ages: 12+

Jan
6
2018
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

Jan
6
2018
Chess

Did you know that playing Chess develops not just one side, but both sides of your brain? Chess is the ultimate board game for two players and is highly competitive. It is credited with improving educational outcomes for children and preventing Alzheimer’s in adults. Learn a new skill or test your skills against new players.

Ages: 6+

Jan
6
2018
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.

Jan
6
2018
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.

Jan
6
2018
Evening Sky Viewing Plus

Standard sky viewing offering supplemented with sky tour, marshmallow roast and physical science demos.

Jan
7
2018
Pickleball: Cedar Ridge

Learn how to play the sport that is taking the nation by storm as it is combines badminton, tennis and table tennis and can be played by any age. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but be prepared as it can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

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