Sky-watching and Meteor Shower Click to Register with Parktakes Online
(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.
Start Time/Day:  5pm Thu
Start Date: 12/14/2017
Astronomy Festival Click to Register with Parktakes Online
(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.
Start Time/Day:  5pm Fri
Start Date: 12/15/2017
Animal Vets Workshop (6-11 yrs) Click to Register with Parktakes Online
Spend time with our exhibit animals. Check their health, weight and size; clean and refresh their tanks and enjoy some fun animal activities and games. Bring snack, lunch and drink. Wear old clothes. Download camp forms from website.
Start Time/Day:  9am Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu
Start Date: 12/18/2017
Astronomy Night at Riverbend Click to Register with Parktakes Online
(8-Adult) Meet at the Visitor Center to explore different astronomy topics then stick around for a campfire and roast marshmallows. Topics: 12/30 & 2/24 Comets and Meteors; 12/23 & 3/10 Moon Phases and Eclipses; 1/20 Tools and Tech to observe the sky; 2/10 Constellations and Star Charts.
Start Time/Day:  5pm Sat
Start Date: 12/23/2017
Beatrix Potter Tea Click to Register with Parktakes Online
(3-Adult) Learn about the famous author. Nibble on cupcakes and sip fruit punch or tea while enjoying stories about that precocious bunny family. Meet our own Sabrina and Blossom white tail rabbits. Learn what wild bunnies do in the winter. Make a bunny of your own to take home.
Start Time/Day:  12pm Tue
Start Date: 12/26/2017