4/28/2014

Animal Vets Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Mon
Meet at the Nature Center and go 'behind the scenes' to help care for our exhibit animals. On this special day, take the animal's vital signs and check their health. Optional Riverbend patch available for $3.15/scout.
 

5/3/2014

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh's story and play Poohsticks on the bridge.
 

5/4/2014

Build Your Own Birdhouse Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Sun
Make your backyard a bird friendly one. Learn about bird friendly plants and build your own bird house.
 

5/5/2014

Trees of Riverbend Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Mon
Take a stroll around Riverbend Park and learn to distinguish some of its most common trees. Youll find a good variety of trees as you t ravel from flood plains to upland habitats.
 

5/7/2014

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Wed
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh's story and play Poohsticks on the bridge.
 

5/7/2014

Wagon Ride - Journey to the Pond Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Wed
Nature Center. Frogs, tadpoles and water critters abound in the pond. Journey to see what's hopping, splashing and swimming. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

5/10/2014

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Take a wagon ride scavenger hunt through the meadow. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close.
 

5/12/2014

Animal Vets Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Mon
Meet at the Nature Center and go 'behind the scenes' to help care for our exhibit animals. On this special day, take the animal's vital signs and check their health. Optional Riverbend patch available for $3.15/scout.
 

5/15/2014

Wagon Ride - Journey to the Pond Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Thu
Nature Center. Frogs, tadpoles and water critters abound in the pond. Journey to see what's hopping, splashing and swimming. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

5/17/2014

Wagon Ride - Journey to the Pond Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Nature Center. Frogs, tadpoles and water critters abound in the pond. Journey to see what's hopping, splashing and swimming. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

5/17/2014

Wildflowers, tinctures, teas and vinegar Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
In this wildflower workshop we will take a hike and learn about the healing and edible plants that grow in the park. Then we will collect plants to create healing tinctures, teas and vinegars. Each participant will bring home a tincture or vinegar. Supply fee of $7 payable to instructor at classtime.
 

5/18/2014

Trees of Riverbend Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  1pm Sun
Take a stroll around Riverbend Park and learn to distinguish some of its most common trees. Youll find a good variety of trees as you t ravel from flood plains to upland habitats.
 

5/24/2014

Riverbend Bird Stroll Warblers Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  7am Sat
Visitor Center. Hike with a naturalist during peak warbler migration. Discover why Riverbend is an important stopover and nesting area that attracts so many species. Beginners welcome. Bring binoculars.
 

5/29/2014

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Thu
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh's story and play Poohsticks on the bridge.
 

5/30/2014

Kids Night Out Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Fri
Kids Only! No parents allowed. Join us at Riverbend Park for an evening of fun, food, hikes and adventures. Each month will have a different theme. We will plan activities, night hikes and games around that theme. Pizza dinner and drinks will be served. Contact the Park for the theme of the month.
 

5/31/2014

Bow Making Workshop Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  9am Sat
Participants will make their own bows from scratch. This workshop is for people willing to work hard and stay focused on completing a project. The instructor will impart his knowledge of this ancient skill to the students making the bows, but the work will be done by the students.
 

6/7/2014

Wagon Ride - Journey to the Pond Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Nature Center. Frogs, tadpoles and water critters abound in the pond. Journey to see what's hopping, splashing and swimming. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

6/11/2014

Wagon Ride - Journey to the Pond Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Wed
Nature Center. Frogs, tadpoles and water critters abound in the pond. Journey to see what's hopping, splashing and swimming. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

6/14/2014

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh's story and play Poohsticks on the bridge.
 

6/18/2014

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Wed
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Take a wagon ride scavenger hunt through the meadow. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close.
 

6/21/2014

Summer Solstice Campfire Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  8pm Sat
Join a naturalist at the campfire to hear stories of summer solstice traditions and star stories. Roast marshmallows over the embers. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

6/21/2014

Summer Solstice Campfire Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  7:30pm Sat
Join a naturalist at the campfire to hear stories of summer solstice traditions and star stories. Roast marshmallows over the embers. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

6/22/2014

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Take a wagon ride scavenger hunt through the meadow. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close.
 

6/27/2014

Riverside Campfire - Fishing Fun Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Fri
Visitor Center. Fish from the river bank and learn about the fish's world. Smores provided. Come early if you want to bring a picnic or hotdogs to toast. Bring a toasting stick, blanket and flashlight. Bring fishing rods and tackle; bait provided. Fishing rods available for rent (limited availability). Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

6/29/2014

Wagon Ride - Visit to the Corn Crib Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Riverbend's meadow was once farmland. Journey back in time and enjoy children's activities from the 1900's and visit the corn crib. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. An adult must be on the wagon with the child. Every person on the wagon must register and pay the program fee.
 

7/13/2014

Wagon Ride - Visit to the Corn Crib Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Riverbend's meadow was once farmland. Journey back in time and enjoy children's activities from the 1900's and visit the corn crib. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. An adult must be on the wagon with the child. Every person on the wagon must register and pay the program fee.
 

7/13/2014

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Take a wagon ride scavenger hunt through the meadow. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close.
 

7/14/2014

Outdoor Recreation Workshop Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  9:30am Mon/Wed/Thu
Drop off your kids at camp and join us for fun and fitness in the outdoors. We will spend our days hiking, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and enjoying other outdoor recreation activities. This fun and casual program is for beginners and experienced outdoor enthusiasts. No prior experience necessary. You may sign up for full day (9:30-2:30) or half day (9:30-11:30). Program runs Monday, Wednesday, Thursday.
 

7/20/2014

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Take a wagon ride scavenger hunt through the meadow. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close.
 

7/26/2014

Build Your Own Birdhouse Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
Make your backyard a bird friendly one. Learn about bird friendly plants and build your own bird house.
 

7/26/2014

Build Your Own Bee House Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  1pm Sat
Have fun learning about local pollinators and using some invasive plants to build homes for native pollinators. The bees this house will attract are mason bees, pollinators and solitary bees who rarely sting.
 

7/26/2014

Build Your Own Bee House Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  1pm Sat
Have fun learning about local pollinators and using some invasive plants to build homes for native pollinators. The bees this house will attract are mason bees, pollinators and solitary bees who rarely sting.
 

7/27/2014

Wagon Ride - Visit to the Corn Crib Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Riverbend's meadow was once farmland. Journey back in time and enjoy children's activities from the 1900's and visit the corn crib. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. An adult must be on the wagon with the child. Every person on the wagon must register and pay the program fee.
 

8/3/2014

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Take a wagon ride scavenger hunt through the meadow. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close.
 

8/3/2014

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Take a wagon ride scavenger hunt through the meadow. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close.
 

8/4/2014

Outdoor Recreation Workshop Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  9:30am Mon/Wed/Thu
Drop off your kids at camp and join us for fun and fitness in the outdoors. We will spend our days hiking, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and enjoying other outdoor recreation activities. This fun and casual program is for beginners and experienced outdoor enthusiasts. No prior experience necessary. You may sign up for full day (9:30-2:30) or half day (9:30-11:30). Program runs Monday, Wednesday, Thursday.
 

8/9/2014

Build Your own Bat House Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sat
Bats help eat mosquitoes, and pollinate plants, but they are having a hard time. Help these important animals thrive by building a bat house to hang in your yard.
 

8/9/2014

Riverside Camping Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Enjoy a family night in the park with a campfire and night hike. Bring your camping gear, toasting sticks, and a dinner to cook on toasting sticks over the campfire. Campfire, smores and light breakfast provided. Cancelled if rain. Reservations required one week before program. Please note program ends at 9am Saturday morning.
 

8/10/2014

Wagon Ride - Visit to the Corn Crib Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Riverbend's meadow was once farmland. Journey back in time and enjoy children's activities from the 1900's and visit the corn crib. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. An adult must be on the wagon with the child. Every person on the wagon must register and pay the program fee.
 

8/17/2014

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Take a wagon ride scavenger hunt through the meadow. Search for birds and butterflies and meet a friendly animal up close.
 

8/24/2014

Wagon Ride - Visit to the Corn Crib Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sun
Riverbend's meadow was once farmland. Journey back in time and enjoy children's activities from the 1900's and visit the corn crib. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. An adult must be on the wagon with the child. Every person on the wagon must register and pay the program fee.
 

8/30/2014

Bird Watching for Beginners Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  8am Sat
Birding is a hobby that can last a lifetime and Riverbend Park is a great place to start your adventure. This class will cover birding basics including how to use binoculars and other equipment, the importance of a field guide, and other strategies for identifying different types of birds.