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  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, October 20, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

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

  • Rock Creek Park

    Fall Night Sky

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 AM

    Discover this month's brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Sky

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Time:

    Explore the night sky through the lens of a telescope with a ranger from Rock Creek Park and volunteers with the National Capital Astronomers. This is a family-friendly night of stargazing and star stories. Cloud cover or rain cancels the event. 

  • Rock Creek Park

    Spooky Night Sky

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Halloween night is just around the corner, and that means one thing: a weird and spooky sky! Join rangers for this unearthly special program.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Discover the wide world of astronomy! Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep-space objects. Ages 7 to adult.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Discover the wide world of astronomy! Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep-space objects. Ages 7 to adult.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Fall Foliage Stroll

    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM

    A picturesque two-mile hike, bring your camera!

  • Rock Creek Park

    Spooky Night Sky

    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Halloween night is just around the corner, and that means one thing: a weird and spooky sky! Join rangers for this unearthly special program.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Fall Night Sky

    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 AM

    Discover this month's brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM

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

  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

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

  • Rock Creek Park

    Fall Night Sky

    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 AM

    Discover this month's brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Spooky Night Sky

    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Halloween night is just around the corner, and that means one thing: a weird and spooky sky! Join rangers for this unearthly special program.

  • Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Time:

    Join a ranger on a walk through an area of Georgetown that used to be called Herring Hill. Learn about the people who lived here and the changes this area has undergone over the years.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Run of the Mill

    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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

  • Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Friends of Peirce Mill invite kids of all ages can play with traditional 19th-century toys and games and make crafts, such as corn husk dolls, baskets, and candles. Activities vary.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Discover the wide world of astronomy! Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep-space objects. Ages 7 to adult.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Sunday, October 29, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Discover the wide world of astronomy! Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep-space objects. Ages 7 to adult.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Spooky Night Sky

    Sunday, October 29, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Halloween night is just around the corner, and that means one thing: a weird and spooky sky! Join rangers for this unearthly special program.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Fall Night Sky

    Sunday, October 29, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 AM

    Discover this month's brightest stars, planets, and constellations and hear their stories in the only planetarium in the National Park System.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    Thursday, November 02, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM

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

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