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  • Friday, July 28, 2017

    Time: 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

    Rangers will present highlights on middle-class life in Georgetown, the evolution of a neighborhood and the changing uses of an urban garden.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, July 28, 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...

  • Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Time: 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

    Rangers will present highlights on middle-class life in Georgetown, the evolution of a neighborhood and the changing uses of an urban garden.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Summer Night Sky

    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM

    View the season's brightest stars, planets, and constellations in the only planetarium in the U.S. National Park System.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM

    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.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Astronomy Craft

    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    Join us as we make crafts on a Saturday morning. The astronomy-themed crafts are designed for all ages.

  • Rock Creek Park

    What Doesn't Belong

    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Join us on a two-mile hike to learn about the non-native plant species in our park and their impact on the park's eco system. All ages. Remember to wear proper shoes for hiking and bring drinking water.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

    Saturday, July 29, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM

    Hey kids, join the Zula Patrol as they chase Madam Deliria back through geologic times in an attempt to rid the universe of litter.

  • Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM

    Search for life by exploring the moons of Jupiter and other planets during this interactive planetarium program.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Summer Night Sky

    Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM

    View the season's brightest stars, planets, and constellations in the only planetarium in the U.S. National Park System.

  • Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Time: 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

    Rangers will present highlights on middle-class life in Georgetown, the evolution of a neighborhood and the changing uses of an urban garden.

  • Rock Creek Park

    By Dawn's Early Light

    Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Come down to Georgetown for a talk looking at the life and legacy of Francis Scott Key in Washington, D.C.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Adaptations

    Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM

    Learn about cool animal adaptations with Ranger Rox! All ages.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Coffee with a Ranger

    Sunday, July 30, 2017

    Time:

    Join a ranger to learn more about Meridian Hill Park, Rock Creek Park, or a park-related topic of your choice. Bring your own coffee. All ages

  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    Wednesday, August 02, 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, August 04, 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

    Young Planetarium

    Wednesday, August 09, 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, August 11, 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

    Run of the Mill

    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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

  • Saturday, August 12, 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 Sky

    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    Time:

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

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