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Information about programs or volunteer events with our partner groups can be found with Rock Creek Conservancy.

 

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, May 1, 2015

    Children are invited to assist a ranger in the feeding of the Nature Center's live critters... More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Saturday, May 2, 2015

    Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep space objects and discover the wide world of astronomy without ever leaving your planetarium seat! Ages 7 to adult. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Seasonal Night Sky

    Saturday, May 2, 2015

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 to adult. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Rock Creek Park Civil War Round Table

    Saturday, May 2, 2015

    In an open discussion framed by four questions, RCCWRT participants will share their observations and conclusions regarding the meaning(s) of the Civil War. More

    Time:
    9:45 AM
    Location:
    Smithsonian Anacostia Museum
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Seasonal Night Sky

    Sunday, May 3, 2015

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 to adult. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015

    Calling all kids! Learn about the twinkling stars and wandering planets during this introductory astronomy program. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, May 8, 2015

    Children are invited to assist a ranger in the feeding of the Nature Center's live critters... More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep space objects and discover the wide world of astronomy without ever leaving your planetarium seat! Ages 7 to adult. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Seasonal Night Sky

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 to adult. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Run of the Mill

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    See the 2,000 pound millstones convert corn to cornmeal using that good old fashioned renewable energy of water. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Peirce Mill
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    African American History Hike

    Saturday, May 9, 2015

    Discover the hidden histories of African Americans in Rock Creek Park on a 3 mile hike with Volunteer Lisa Struckmeyer. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
    Location:
    Meet at the Peirce Mill
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Seasonal Night Sky

    Sunday, May 10, 2015

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 to adult. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    Calling all kids! Learn about the twinkling stars and wandering planets during this introductory astronomy program. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, May 15, 2015

    Children are invited to assist a ranger in the feeding of the Nature Center's live critters... More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep space objects and discover the wide world of astronomy without ever leaving your planetarium seat! Ages 7 to adult. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Avian Mysteries

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    What makes a bird a bird? Children of all ages are invited to join Professor Twitcher in a fun and informative program exploring avian mysteries. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Seasonal Night Sky

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 to adult. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    INTERNATIONAL MIGRATORY BIRD DAY FESTIVAL

    Saturday, May 16, 2015

    Activities for this years' festival will include children's arts 'n' crafts, guided bird walks for both advanced and novice birders, demonstrations, and more... More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location:
    Outside the Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Seasonal Night Sky

    Sunday, May 17, 2015

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 to adult. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015

    Calling all kids! Learn about the twinkling stars and wandering planets during this introductory astronomy program. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, May 22, 2015

    Children are invited to assist a ranger in the feeding of the Nature Center's live critters... More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep space objects and discover the wide world of astronomy without ever leaving your planetarium seat! Ages 7 to adult. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Seasonal Night Sky

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 to adult. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Sky

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    Join the National Capital Astronomers and Rock Creek Park for stargazing through the lens of a telescope... More

    Time:
    9:00 PM
    Location:
    Military Field (Picnic Grove 13 Parking Lot)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Run of the Mill

    Saturday, May 23, 2015

    See the 2,000 pound millstones convert corn to cornmeal using that good old fashioned renewable energy of water. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Peirce Mill
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Seasonal Night Sky

    Sunday, May 24, 2015

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 to adult. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Calling all kids! Learn about the twinkling stars and wandering planets during this introductory astronomy program. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, May 29, 2015

    Children are invited to assist a ranger in the feeding of the Nature Center's live critters... More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep space objects and discover the wide world of astronomy without ever leaving your planetarium seat! Ages 7 to adult. More

    Time:
    4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Rock Creek Park

    Seasonal Night Sky

    Saturday, May 30, 2015

    Discover the brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System. Ages 5 to adult. More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    Location:
    Nature Center
    Fees:
    Free

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