5/28/2016

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.
 

5/31/2016

Animal Feeding Time Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Tue
It is feeding time and the parks exhibit animals are hungry! Join a Riverbend animal caretaker as they feed and care for our snakes, turtles, frogs, and fish. Discover fascinating facts about these animals as you meet them up close. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

6/4/2016

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

6/4/2016

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
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.
 

6/5/2016

Camera Trapping in Wildlife Ecology Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Sun
Take part in Riverbend Park's trail camera surveys. Participants will learn about a citizen science project that tracks and monitors wildlife in the park and participate in the research by placing camera traps.
 

6/11/2016

Wagon Ride-Journey to the Potomac River Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
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.
 

6/14/2016

Animal Feeding Time Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Tue
It is feeding time and the parks exhibit animals are hungry! Join a Riverbend animal caretaker as they feed and care for our snakes, turtles, frogs, and fish. Discover fascinating facts about these animals as you meet them up close. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

6/18/2016

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.
 

6/19/2016

Father's Day Family Fishing Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Sun
Celebrate Father's day with fishing in the parks.Supplies and equipment provided, or bring your own rod and reel. All fish caught will be released, and we'll give you some tips.
 

6/25/2016

Animal Feeding Time Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
It is feeding time and the parks exhibit animals are hungry! Join a Riverbend animal caretaker as they feed and care for our snakes, turtles, frogs, and fish. Discover fascinating facts about these animals as you meet them up close. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

6/26/2016

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

6/26/2016

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.
 

7/3/2016

Wagon Ride-Journey to the Potomac River Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.
 

7/9/2016

Animal Feeding Time Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
It is feeding time and the parks exhibit animals are hungry! Join a Riverbend animal caretaker as they feed and care for our snakes, turtles, frogs, and fish. Discover fascinating facts about these animals as you meet them up close. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

7/10/2016

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.
 

7/10/2016

Life in the Leaf Litter Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Sun
Join a naturalist for a hike and explore the forest floor. Uncover the diversity of soil organisms and the crucial role that invertebrates play in helping forests to stay healthy.
 

7/10/2016

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

7/17/2016

Wagon Ride-Journey to the Potomac River Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.
 

7/23/2016

Animal Feeding Time Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
It is feeding time and the parks exhibit animals are hungry! Join a Riverbend animal caretaker as they feed and care for our snakes, turtles, frogs, and fish. Discover fascinating facts about these animals as you meet them up close. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

7/24/2016

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

7/24/2016

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.
 

7/31/2016

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.
 

8/6/2016

Animal Feeding Time Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
It is feeding time and the parks exhibit animals are hungry! Join a Riverbend animal caretaker as they feed and care for our snakes, turtles, frogs, and fish. Discover fascinating facts about these animals as you meet them up close. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

8/7/2016

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

8/7/2016

Wagon Ride-Journey to the Potomac River Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.
 

8/14/2016

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.
 

8/20/2016

Animal Feeding Time Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
It is feeding time and the parks exhibit animals are hungry! Join a Riverbend animal caretaker as they feed and care for our snakes, turtles, frogs, and fish. Discover fascinating facts about these animals as you meet them up close. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.
 

8/21/2016

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

8/21/2016

Wagon Ride to Poohsticks Bridge Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.
 

8/27/2016

Women Unplugged Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  8am Sun/Sat
Unplug and spend the weekend outdoors! Saturday we'll kayak from Algonkian Park to Riverbend and have an outdoor dinner with a bonfire. Spend a night under the stars in your tent or in our Nature Center. Sunday explore birds, edible plants, and learn to shoot a bow and arrow. Bring a bagged lunch and water bottle for Saturday's trip, all other meals are provided. Meet at Riverbend at 8am on Saturday. Program ends at 2pm on Sunday. Women only.
 

8/28/2016

Wagon Ride-Journey to the Potomac River Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11:30am Sun
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.