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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Sky

    • Time: 9:00 PM
    • Location: Military Field (Picnic Grove 13 Parking Lot)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

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

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    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    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.

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    • Time: 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Rock Creek Park Nature Center, 5200 Glover Road, NW, Washington, D.C.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day at the Rock Creek Park! Activities include bird walks, invasive plant removal, hands-on activities for kids of all ages, exhibits, information booths, a lecture on Presidents in Rock Creek Park, and food.

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    Animals of the Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    We will blend nature and astronomy as we discover animal constellations and learn some star stories about animals. We also will examine how animals use the night to migrate, survive, and thrive. Ages 5 and older.

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    Bird Walk

    • Time: 8:00 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Identify birds through site and sound, and learn why migratory birds choose Rock Creek park as a stopover on their long seasonal journey.

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    Georgetown Waterfront Walk

    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Georgetown Waterfront Park
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Stroll along Georgetown Waterfront Park with us and learn how Georgetown went from and active port town to a vibrant community.

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    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Mill Works!

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Hey kids! Come on out for crafts based on milling. All ages.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Fee
    Saturday, May 27, 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, May 27, 2017

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Spring Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

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

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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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