10/17/2014

Riverside Campfire - American Indians Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm 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.
 

10/18/2014

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  8am 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.
 

10/24/2014

Halloween Adventure Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  5pm Fri
Join us at Riverbend Park for a Halloween Adventure. A Festive Wagon Ride, complete with scarecrows, sweets and stories will be followed by more stories and s'mores around the campfire.
 

10/25/2014

Wagon Ride - Conn's Farm and Ferry Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  10am Sat
While enjoying a wagon ride, we’ll stop at historic areas in the park and share the rich and fascinating history of Hugh Conn’s farm and ferry. Tales of tobacco, yellow fever and a famous presidential crossing await you.
 

10/31/2014

Halloween Adventure Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  5pm Fri
Join us at Riverbend Park for a Halloween Adventure. A Festive Wagon Ride, complete with scarecrows, sweets and stories will be followed by more stories and s'mores around the campfire.
 

11/12/2014

Animal Vets Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  4pm Wed
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.
 

11/15/2014

Leave No Trace Awareness Workshop Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  8am 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.
 

11/21/2014

Campfire with the Constellations Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  6pm Fri
Meet at Cabell's Mill and talk about stars around a warm campfire. Then head out into the meadow with a naturalist to learn how to identify the early summer constellations. Please be sure to register an adult with your child.
 

12/6/2014

Astronomy Festival Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Location:  Riverbend Park
Start Time/Day:  5:30pm Sat
Enjoy activities including guided star gazing, looking through the telescope, and listening to ancient stories about the constellations round the campfire. Other activities and games going on throughout the evening. Hot chocolate and snacks available for purchase. Cancelled if raining or snowing.$5 online, $6 at the door