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  • Rock Creek Park

    As the Wheel Turns

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

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/03/2018 to 08/31/2018

    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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    Creature Feature

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, August 17, 2018

    Every Friday Weekly from 07/06/2018 to 08/31/2018

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/04/2018 to 08/26/2018

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

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Old Stone House
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    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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  • Rock Creek Park

    Summer Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 18, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 08/04/2018 to 08/26/2018

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

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 19, 2018

    Take an easy one-mile hike to Fort DeRussy with a ranger and listen to stories of Civil War mascots such as dogs and camels. Feel free to bring your dog, dog leash, water, and pet waste bags. All ages. (45 min.)

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018

    Every Wednesday Weekly from 07/04/2018 to 08/29/2018

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    From Port to Posh

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Georgetown Waterfront Park NPS Booth
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    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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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Georgetown Waterfront Park
    • Fees: Free!
    Saturday, August 25, 2018

    Celebrate Georgetown Waterfront Park with stories of Georgetown’s history. Bring the kids for fun interactive activities. Find out more about other sites in Rock Creek Park, too.

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    Georgetown Waterfront Walk

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    • Location: Georgetown Waterfront Park NPS Booth
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 25, 2018

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

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 25, 2018

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

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    • Time: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Rock Creek park
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 26, 2018

    This cutting-edge production features high-resolution visualizations of cosmic phenomena, working with data generated by computer simulations, to bring the current science of black holes to the dome screen. 25 minutes. Recommended for ages 10 to adult.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Faster Than Light

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 26, 2018

    Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds, including any that might exist in the neighborhood of our Sun. But if we find one, how will we ever get there

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Oasis in Space

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 26, 2018

    Journey through the planets of our solar system on a quest for water and life. Ages 7 to adult.

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, August 26, 2018

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

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  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Sky

    • Time: 8:00 PM
    • Location: Picnic Area 13
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 1, 2018

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

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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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