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  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, June 15, 2018

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Animals of the Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 16, 2018

    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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  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 16, 2018

    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

    Georgetown Waterfront Walk

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    • Location: Georgetown Waterfront Park
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Stroll Georgetown Waterfront Park with us to learn about the history of Georgetown.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Animals of the Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 17, 2018

    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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  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 17, 2018

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 17, 2018

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

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 17, 2018

    Relax and enjoy an afternoon of poetry. The series is sponsored by Word Works. Recommended for mature audiences.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, June 22, 2018

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Animals of the Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 23, 2018

    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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  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 23, 2018

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 23, 2018

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

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 23, 2018

    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

    Animals of the Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 24, 2018

    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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  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 24, 2018

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 24, 2018

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

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    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 24, 2018

    Relax and enjoy an afternoon of poetry. The series is sponsored by Word Works. Recommended for mature audiences.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, June 29, 2018

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Animals of the Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 30, 2018

    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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  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 30, 2018

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 30, 2018

    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

    As the Wheel Turns

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 1, 2018

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 7, 2018

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 8, 2018

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 14, 2018

    Drop in 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the power of water and its connection to food on a mill tour with park volunteers from the Friends of Peirce Mill or a National Park Service ranger.

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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, July 14, 2018

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

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5200 Glover Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20015

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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