4/25/2015

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.
 

5/2/2015

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.
 

5/2/2015

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.
 

5/6/2015

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.
 

5/9/2015

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  9am Sat
Participants will receive introductory training in the skills and ethics of Leave No Trace outdoor skills and ethics program, which is applicable to all outdoor enthusiasts and all environments. Workshop topics include the underlying concept of minimum impact recreation and the seven principles of Leave No Trace.
 

5/9/2015

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.
 

5/11/2015

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.
 

5/14/2015

Homeschool: Metamorphosis and More Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  2pm Thu
(5-9 yrs.)Wander our watershed and learn the life cycle of the frog. Follow the incredible journey of the tiny monarch caterpillar through metamorphosis and migration. Peer through magnifiers to examine the cycle of seed to flower to fruit in our botany lab.
 

5/16/2015

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.
 

5/20/2015

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.
 

5/23/2015

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.
 

5/23/2015

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.
 

5/30/2015

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.
 

6/1/2015

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.
 

6/3/2015

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.
 

6/6/2015

Women Unplugged Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  9am 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.
 

6/6/2015

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  9am Sat
Participants will receive introductory training in the skills and ethics of Leave No Trace outdoor skills and ethics program, which is applicable to all outdoor enthusiasts and all environments. Workshop topics include the underlying concept of minimum impact recreation and the seven principles of Leave No Trace.
 

6/13/2015

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.
 

6/21/2015

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.
 

6/21/2015

Father's Day Family Fishing Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  5pm 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.
 

6/27/2015

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. Children must be accompanied by registered adult. Everyone must register $8/person. $5 fee per birdhouse paid to instructor on the day of the program.
 

6/28/2015

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.
 

7/5/2015

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

7/11/2015

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

7/12/2015

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

7/19/2015

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.
 

7/26/2015

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

8/2/2015

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.
 

8/9/2015

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

8/16/2015

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

8/23/2015

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.
 

8/30/2015

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

9/6/2015

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.