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Seasonal Programs & Events

Oct
9
2021
Movie in the Park: Rocky Horror Picture Show

Let’s do the time warp! Bring your blankets and chairs for a special outdoor screening of this classic. Only watching the movie is just one option. Bring toast, toilet paper and rice and experience the show. Costumes are welcome. Special door prizes and activities will be held prior to the start of the movie. The screening will be held toward the back of site, follow the lips. This event is restricted to adults only.

Ages: 18+

Oct
16
2021
"Boo"vie: Movie in the Park: A House with a Clock in Its Walls

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.

Oct
16
2021
Spooky Spectrum

As darkness falls, so does the spookiness. Come visit – if you dare – as HRPO’s annual family-friendly tribute to the bizarre and freakish takes place. We’ll delve into the eerie side of astronomy, physics and aeronautics. Be warned, we want to make you think!

Ages: 6+

Oct
22
2021
Trick + Treat: Art Unleashed

Join BREC Art and BREC Dog Parks for Trick & Treat Dog Costume Contest and Art Unleashed! Bring your four-legged friends and families to a Friday night for some fang-tastic fun, free for all ages and breeds! Enjoy live music, local art and makers, dog adoptions, local pet vendors, food, art, kids’ activities and of course the infamous Halloween dog costume contest.

Oct
25
2021
Jack-Eaux-Lanterns: Zachary

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

Ages: 6+

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
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
"Boo"vie: Movie in the Park: The Haunted Mansion

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
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
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+

Nov
28
2021
Creole Christmas + Holiday Fair

An annual event featuring seasonal decorations in the historic house, traditional songs in French and Spanish sung by local school children, period demonstrations, folk crafts, and the annual bonfire to welcome Papa Noel.

Dec
3
2021
Let It Sneaux Movie in the Park: ben Burge

Come RING in the holiday with BREC! Meet Santa, make smores, enjoy hot chocolate and play in the SNEAUX. What else do you need? Come enjoy activities prior to the start of the movie. Activities will begin at 6 p.m. and movie will begin at 7 p.m. The first 100 guest will receive a special gift from the North Pole.

Dec
10
2021
Sensory Santa

Our team is partnering with Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge to offer an exclusive night for participants with sensory processing disorders (such as Autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities) to experience a VIP, one-on-one visit with our holiday guest Santa Clause. This experience will provide the typical holiday setting, but without the larger crowds. There will be recreational activities to enjoy while awaiting your turn. Please bring along your own camera to take your own photos!

Registration Deadline: 12/08/2021

Dec
17
2021
Let it Sneaux Movie in the Park: Lovett

Come RING in the holiday with BREC! Meet Santa, make smores, enjoy hot chocolate and play in the SNEAUX. What else do you need? Come enjoy activities prior to the start of the movie. Activities will begin at 6 p.m. and movie will begin at 7 p.m. The first 100 guest will receive a special gift from the North Pole.

 
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