10/8/2017

Tree Identification Hike Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sun
(8-Adult) Are you curious about what trees you have been seeing? Would you like to learn more about how to tell one tree from another? Attend this lecture/hike to work on your identification skills. Learn about leaf, twig, fruit and bark characteristics that will help you identify the trees around you.
 

10/9/2017

Girls in the Woods Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  9am Mon
(12-Adult) Learn how to survive in the woods. This empowering class provides every girl or woman with a chance to build confidence, community, and leadership skills in an encouraging environment.
 

10/14/2017

Who-oo's at the Campfire? Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
(4-Adult) Gather round the campfire to hear stories from different cultures of how owls came to be. Toast marshmallows. Learn how to recognize different owl calls. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

10/14/2017

Wagon Ride-Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  3pm 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.
 

10/21/2017

Astronomy Campfire (4-Adult) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
(4-Adult) Enjoy a campfire and learn what ancient cultures saw in the stars. Make s'mores over the embers after hearing tales of the constellations. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Minimum age to attend program is 4yrs.
 

10/28/2017

Halloween Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  11am Sat
(2-Adult) Take a wagon ride on the not-so-scary side. Find out about animals that are out at night, listen for bats and meet one of the park's not-so-scary animals. Bring a flashlight.
 

10/28/2017

Halloween Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  3pm Sat
(2-Adult) Take a wagon ride on the not-so-scary side. Find out about animals that are out at night, listen for bats and meet one of the park's not-so-scary animals. Bring a flashlight.
 

10/28/2017

Riverside Campfire - Batty about Bats Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
(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.
 

10/29/2017

Build Your Own Bee House (3-Adult) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  1pm Sun
(3-Adult) Have fun learning about local pollinators and using some invasive plants to build homes for native pollinators. The bees this house attracts are mason bees, pollinators and solitary bees that rarely sting.
 

11/18/2017

Riverside Campfire -Terrific Turkeys Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
(2-Adult) Wild turkeys roam Riverbend Park's meadows and riverbanks. Learn about these elusive and seasonal birds with games and activities. Bring a toasting stick; s'mores provided. Come early if you'd like to bring a picnic or hotdogs to toast. Canceled if rain.
 

11/24/2017

Sunset Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  4:30pm Fri
(2-Adult) Enjoy the sunset as we look and listen for animals. Dusk is an active time for animals, so come aboard for this evening adventure! Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
 

12/9/2017

Campfire Stories and Songs Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Sat
(4-Adult) Gather 'round the campfire for storytelling, traditional campfire songs and making s'mores. Meet a live animal highlighted in one of the stories. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Canceled in case of rain.
 

12/14/2017

Sky-watching and Meteor Shower Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  5pm Thu
(4-Adult) Scheduled during the peak period of the meteor shower, we spend the early evening introducing you to the night sky, including meteors, planets and constellations. Bring a lawn chair and relax in the park picnic area, look for meteors and constellations and enjoy the evening with family and friends. A naturalist will be available throughout the evening to answer questions.
 

12/15/2017

Astronomy Festival Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  5pm Fri
(3-Adult) Enjoy activities including guided star gazing, looking through the telescope, and listening to ancient stories about the constellations round the campfire. Participate in other activities and games throughout the evening. Hot chocolate and snacks available for purchase. Canceled if raining or snowing.
 

12/15/2017

Sunset Wagon Ride Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  4:30pm Fri
(2-Adult) Enjoy the sunset as we look and listen for animals. Dusk is an active time for animals, so come aboard for this evening adventure! Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.