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Science and Nature Programs & Events

Feb
24
2021
Swamp Art Spectacular 2021

Participants working in fiber arts, fine arts and photography are all invited to show and compete for a variety of prizes.

Feb
24
2021
English and Western Riding Lessons

Learn how to ride a horse, or improve on your skills. Farr Park offers riding lessons to students ages 6 and older at all different levels. Group and private lessons are available.

Ages: 6+

Feb
25
2021
Swamp Art Spectacular 2021

Participants working in fiber arts, fine arts and photography are all invited to show and compete for a variety of prizes.

Feb
25
2021
English and Western Riding Lessons

Learn how to ride a horse, or improve on your skills. Farr Park offers riding lessons to students ages 6 and older at all different levels. Group and private lessons are available.

Ages: 6+

Feb
26
2021
Swamp Art Spectacular 2021

Participants working in fiber arts, fine arts and photography are all invited to show and compete for a variety of prizes.

Feb
26
2021
English and Western Riding Lessons

Learn how to ride a horse, or improve on your skills. Farr Park offers riding lessons to students ages 6 and older at all different levels. Group and private lessons are available.

Ages: 6+

Feb
27
2021
Swamp Art Spectacular 2021

Participants working in fiber arts, fine arts and photography are all invited to show and compete for a variety of prizes.

Feb
27
2021
Guided Trail Rides

Guided trail rides are available on select Saturdays and Sundays. Enjoy a one-hour gentle ride through the park on one of our horses. No experience required. Trail rides are by appointment only, and all riders must be at least 6 years old. Rides will be held rain or shine. Inclement weather trail rides will be held in the indoor arena.

Ages: 6+

Feb
27
2021
Woods Walk Series: Frenchtown

Satisfy your curiosity about the trees you see at BREC Parks and your wonder about the animals that call BREC Conservation Areas home. Join a BREC Naturalist for on the Woods Walk Hiking Series and pick their brain about a broad range of topics

Ages: 8+

Feb
27
2021
Science Academy

“Cadets” are brought into a wonderful world in which they explore gravity, simple machines, stars, planets, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Feb
28
2021
Swamp Art Spectacular 2021

Participants working in fiber arts, fine arts and photography are all invited to show and compete for a variety of prizes.

Mar
1
2021
Beginning Birding with the Baton Rouge Audubon Society

This class is designed for the beginning bird watcher. It will consist of 4 weekly sessions. In the first session, students will be introduced to binoculars and field guides and basic information about birdwatching. The following three weeks, there bird walks around the property to try to see, hear, and identify as many birds as possible. Bird walks may last up to 1.5 - 2 hours (at a very leisurely pace) so mobility is required.

Mar
1
2021
Hearts & Hooves Therapeutic Riding Program

Riders aged 6 and up with physical, mental, and social disabilities participate in a 6-week session of riding lessons tailored to their needs. Riders enjoy a one hour class on horseback learning stretching exercises, basic equitation and games. Horseback riding is known to improve core strength and co-ordination and provide a unique social opportunity with peers.

Ages: 6+

Mar
1
2021
Trot and Brew Adult Horsemanship

Adults will meet for half hour of “coffee talk” and then ride for 1 hour. Learn about horses, riding, care of the horse, etc in a fun and relaxed environment. Coffee and snack will be provided. Basic English and Western will be taught in the program.

Ages: 25+

Mar
2
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
2
2021
Swamp School

Picking up where Trail Time for Toddlers leaves off, Swamp School continues nature-based education for kids ages 6-10. With more of a focus on science content, we will explore the outdoors, do arts and crafts, meet interesting animals and have healthy snacks.

Ages: 6-10 with accompanying adult

Mar
2
2021
English and Western Riding Lessons

Learn how to ride a horse, or improve on your skills. Farr Park offers riding lessons to students ages 6 and older at all different levels. Group and private lessons are available.

Ages: 6+

Mar
3
2021
31 Days of Rockin' at the Swamp

Come collect your Rockin’ Explorer Pack at the Bluebonnet Swamp and discover the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. Using your pack’s Field Guide or our Rock Walk, you will learn to identify different stones and make your own take-home identification card.

Mar
3
2021
Trail Time for Toddlers

Trail Time for Toddlers is a unique opportunity for children, ages 2-5, and their parents/guardians to make new friends while learning about nature through trail walks and themed indoor and outdoor activities. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the swamp, arts and crafts, storytelling, animal encounters, and healthy snacks.

Ages: 2-5 (with accompanying adult)

Mar
3
2021
English and Western Riding Lessons

Learn how to ride a horse, or improve on your skills. Farr Park offers riding lessons to students ages 6 and older at all different levels. Group and private lessons are available.

Ages: 6+

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