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Programs & Events

Oct
27
2021
Jack-Eaux-Lanterns: Greenwood

Bring the whole family and join us for a special pumpkin carving and painting event

Ages: 6+

Oct
27
2021
Fall Fest: Jefferson Highway

Put on your creative harvest attire and join us for a fun-filled Fall Fest. Our team has prepared a variety of interactive games for the entire family to be engaged while showcasing their creative team building skills. We look forward to sharing this experience with you, as well as leaving you with skills to use at your next game night that you plan!

Oct
28
2021
Fall Fest: Highland (55+)

Put on your creative harvest attire and join us for a fun-filled Fall Fest. Our team has prepared a variety of interactive games for the entire family to be engaged while showcasing their creative team building skills. We look forward to sharing this experience with you, as well as leaving you with skills to use at your next game night that you plan!

Oct
28
2021
Fall Fest: Cadillac

Put on your creative harvest attire and join us for a fun-filled Fall Fest. Our team has prepared a variety of interactive games for the entire family to be engaged while showcasing their creative team building skills. We look forward to sharing this experience with you, as well as leaving you with skills to use at your next game night that you plan!

Oct
28
2021
Fall Fest: Ben Burge

Put on your creative harvest attire and join us for a fun-filled Fall Fest. Our team has prepared a variety of interactive games for the entire family to be engaged while showcasing their creative team building skills. We look forward to sharing this experience with you, as well as leaving you with skills to use at your next game night that you plan!

Oct
28
2021
Fall Fest: Gus Young

Put on your creative harvest attire and join us for a fun-filled Fall Fest. Our team has prepared a variety of interactive games for the entire family to be engaged while showcasing their creative team building skills. We look forward to sharing this experience with you, as well as leaving you with skills to use at your next game night that you plan!

Oct
28
2021
Pumpkin Paddle Parade

Get into the Halloween spirit with our Pumpkin Paddle Parade, an exciting competion of “float” decorating! You design and decorate a canoe, kayak or paddleboard in Halloween décor, and then parade in front of our judges for the chance to win fabulous prizes!

Ages: 12+

Oct
29
2021
Full Moon Fete + Trunk & Treat

Get your costumes ready! Come out and enjoy an evening filled with family fun entertainment as BREC, Ochsner Health and BREC Foundation host Full Moon Fete + Trunk & Treat. This is a SPOOKendous event you don’t want to miss. MOVIES + LIVE MUSIC (Peyton Falgoust Band) + TRUNK & TREAT TRAIL + CHARACTER VISITS + GIVEAWAYS + MORE! Donations will benefit recreation programs support by the BREC Foundation.

Oct
29
2021
Trunk + Treat

Sponsored by Ochsner Health, BREC Foundation’s Trunk and Treat event returns to Forest Community Park where children of all ages are invited to put on their favorite costumes and stroll from trunk to trunk collecting plenty of Halloween treats! Live music by the Peyton Falgoust Band. Event free of charge. Donations will benefit recreation programs supported by the Foundation.

Oct
30
2021
Fall Fest: Flanacher

Put on your creative harvest attire and join us for a fun-filled Fall Fest. Our team has prepared a variety of interactive games for the entire family to be engaged while showcasing their creative team building skills. We look forward to sharing this experience with you, as well as leaving you with skills to use at your next game night that you plan!

Oct
30
2021
"Boo"vie: Movie in the Park: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Join us for a ghoulishly good time! Come out dressed in your favorite costume for a children’s village of fall themed activities including arts and crafts, music, costume contest and more. Followed by a spooktacular movie in the park. All movies are rated PG or below unless otherwise stated. Participants under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Nov
2
2021
Teen Video Game Night

Teens will compete in a series of tournament- style video games. Tournament style games will include Madden NFL & NBA 2K, Rocket League, Mario Kart, Smash Bros, etc

Ages: 10-17

Nov
4
2021
BREC's Got Talent

Can you dance, juggle, perform a magic trick, sing, tell a joke – what is the talent that you are ready to show off? We are looking for all the talents at BREC! Limited registration of 20 performers will be allowed. So, pre-register and grab your performing spot on stage today!

Registration Deadline: 10/15/2021
Registration Closed

Ages: 16+

Nov
4
2021
Holiday Wreath Making Class

Join us for a few hours of crafting and creating as we make wreaths to celebrate the holidays. Participants will receive guided instruction and all art supplies to complete your masterpiece.

Ages: 16+

Nov
5
2021
Neighborhood Movie in the Park: T.D. Bickham

Grab your chairs, blankets and a picnic to join BREC for a movie under the stars. Seating will start at 5:30 p.m. and the movie will begin after sunset.

Nov
5
2021
Natural Sky Conference

We inadvertently block our view of the sky, using a curtain of dust particles illuminated by badly-designed street lamps and other nighttime fixtures. We invite the public to meet those individuals and organizations in town that have a direct ability to quelch the light pollution in the area.

Nov
6
2021
Homage to a Hero: Ruby Bridges

In 1960, at the age of 6, Ruby Bridges was the first African American girl to desegregate an elementary school in New Orleans. A lifelong activist for racial equality, in 1999, Ruby established The Ruby Bridges Foundation to promote tolerance and create change through education.

Ages: 8+

Nov
6
2021
Fall ESports Tournament Series

Do you have the skills, coordination and training to beat other gamers? Participants ages 10 and older are invited to join BREC for a 4-game series of eSports tournaments beginning at noon on Sept. 25 at our new eSports Lounge located at Red Oaks Park.

Ages: 10+

Nov
7
2021
Hooper Hustle

Get ready to test your mountain bike skills at the Hooper Hustle! This classic mountain bike race has two categories for Novice and Advanced riders. Registration is $30 and prizes will be awarded!

Ages: 16+

Nov
7
2021
Holiday Wreath Making Class

Join us for a few hours of crafting and creating as we make wreaths to celebrate the holidays. Participants will receive guided instruction and all art supplies to complete your masterpiece.

Ages: 16+

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