3/29/2017

Bluebells and Bloodroots Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  1pm Wed
Meet at Visitor Center. Learn to identify Riverbend's beautiful spring ephemerals, and discover the folklore that has grown up around them, as we walk along the banks of the Potomac River. Canceled if rain.
 

3/31/2017

Riverside Campfire - Night Wings Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Fri
(3-Adult) Hoot like an owl, swoop like a bat and flutter like a moth as we learn about the creatures that fly through our night skies. Bring a toasting stick; s'mores provided. Come early if you'd like to bring a picnic or hotdogs to toast.
 

4/1/2017

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
(2-Adult) Meet at the Nature Center. Journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh's story and play Poohsticks on the bridge. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

4/7/2017

Bluebells and Bloodroots Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Fri
Meet at Visitor Center. Learn to identify Riverbend's beautiful spring ephemerals, and discover the folklore that has grown up around them, as we walk along the banks of the Potomac River. Canceled if rain.
 

4/8/2017

Wagon Ride-Journey to the Potomac River Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
(2-Adult) Enjoy riding through the woods and along the Potomac River, while finding out about the park's wildlife and the American Indians who once lived here. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

4/12/2017

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Wed
(2-Adult) Meet at the Nature Center. Journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh's story and play Poohsticks on the bridge. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

4/15/2017

Riverbend Park Bluebell Festival Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
A great event for the whole family! See the first signs of springs arrival - the carpet of Virginia Bluebells throughout the forest. Enjoy wildflower walks, face painting, live animals, moonbounce, music and more.
 

4/17/2017

Bluebells and Bloodroots Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Mon
Meet at Visitor Center. Learn to identify Riverbend's beautiful spring ephemerals, and discover the folklore that has grown up around them, as we walk along the banks of the Potomac River. Canceled if rain.
 

4/21/2017

Riverside Campfire - Batty about Bats Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
(2-Adult) Bats! Learn more about these fascinating and mysterious night flying marvels and why they are disappearing from our skies through games and activities. Bring a toasting stick; s'mores provided. Come early if you'd like to bring a picnic or hot dogs to toast. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program. Canceled if rain.
 

4/22/2017

Build Your own Bat House Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
(3-Adult) 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. Everyone must register $8/person. $15 fee per bathouse paid to instructor on the day of the program.
 

4/22/2017

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

4/22/2017

Homemade Bird Feeders Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sat
(2-Adult) Bring your empty milk jugs and/or two liter soda bottles to make bird feeders. We discuss tips for feeding birds and learn to identify common birds that visit home bird feeders. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

4/28/2017

Riverside Campfire - American Indians Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Play American Indian games and listen to stories 'round the campfire. S'mores provided. Come early if you want to bring a picnic or toast hotdogs. Bring a toasting stick, blanket and flashlight.
 

4/29/2017

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
(2-Adult) Meet at the Nature Center. Journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh's story and play Poohsticks on the bridge. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

5/6/2017

Wagon Ride-Journey to the Potomac River Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
(2-Adult) Enjoy riding through the woods and along the Potomac River, while finding out about the park's wildlife and the American Indians who once lived here. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

5/12/2017

Riverside Campfire - Night Wings Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
(3-Adult) Hoot like an owl, swoop like a bat and flutter like a moth as we learn about the creatures that fly through our night skies. Bring a toasting stick; s'mores provided. Come early if you'd like to bring a picnic or hotdogs to toast.
 

5/13/2017

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

5/19/2017

Riverside Campfire - Batty about Bats Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
(2-Adult) Bats! Learn more about these fascinating and mysterious night flying marvels and why they are disappearing from our skies through games and activities. Bring a toasting stick; s'mores provided. Come early if you'd like to bring a picnic or hot dogs to toast. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program. Canceled if rain.
 

5/20/2017

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
(2-Adult) Meet at the Nature Center. Journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh's story and play Poohsticks on the bridge. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

5/20/2017

Build Your Own Bee House Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am 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.
 

5/26/2017

Riverside Campfire - American Indians Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6:30pm Fri
Play American Indian games and listen to stories 'round the campfire. S'mores provided. Come early if you want to bring a picnic or toast hotdogs. Bring a toasting stick, blanket and flashlight.
 

5/27/2017

Wagon Ride-Journey to the Potomac River Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
(2-Adult) Enjoy riding through the woods and along the Potomac River, while finding out about the park's wildlife and the American Indians who once lived here. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

6/3/2017

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

6/10/2017

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
(2-Adult) Meet at the Nature Center. Journey through the woods to Poohsticks bridge. Listen to Winnie the Pooh's story and play Poohsticks on the bridge. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

6/10/2017

Build Your own Bat House Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  9am Sat
(3-Adult) 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. Everyone must register $8/person. $15 fee per bathouse paid to instructor on the day of the program.