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  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, October 13, 2017

    Every Friday Weekly from 10/06/2017 to 11/17/2017

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

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    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Fall Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 AM
    • Location: Rock Creek Park Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 10/07/2017 to 10/29/2017

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

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    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.

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    Run of the Mill

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Spooky Night Sky

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 10/07/2017 to 10/29/2017

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    From Port to Posh

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Old Stone House
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 15, 2017

    Join a ranger on a walk through part of Georgetown. Learn about the port city’s rough beginnings and its rise as a posh Washington neighborhood. Walk the same streets as notable political figures.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 19, 2017

    Every Thursday Weekly from 10/05/2017 to 11/16/2017

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Sky

    • Location: Military Field (Picnic Grove 13 parking lot)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    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. 

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Fall Foliage Stroll

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 22, 2017

    A picturesque two-mile hike, bring your camera!

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    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    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.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone:

(202) 895-6000
Rock Creek Park administrative offices can be reached at 202-895-6000. For general information call 202-895-6070 Wednesday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and dial 0.

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