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    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Glover Park
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, September 27, 2016

    Rock Creek Park will dedicate a new informational panel commemorating Rachel Carson’s legacy of conservation on the 54th Anniversary of the publication of her book Silent Spring. Park rangers will then lead a nature walk along the trail.

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    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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

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    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, September 29, 2016

    There will be activities designed for our youngest visitors, 1-4 years old. Activities may focus on science, technology, engineering and/or math.

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    Civil War Roundtable

    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 1, 2016

    A discussion of the 14th amendment.

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    Exploring the Sky

    • Time: 7:30 PM
    • Location: Military Field (Picnic Grove 13 parking lot)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 1, 2016

    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, October 1, 2016

    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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    Fall Night Sky

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Rock Creek Park Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 1, 2016

    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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    Fall Foliage Stroll

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 2, 2016

    A picturesque two-mile hike, bring your camera!

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    Spooky Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center.
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 2, 2016

    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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    Heritage Day

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 8, 2016

    Peirce Mill's annual Heritage Day will feature demonstrations and activities for all ages.

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    Georgetown Waterfront Walk

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Georgetown Waterfront Park
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 9, 2016

    A relaxing walk at the Georgetown Waterfront Park, to various local overlooks, sharing the bittersweet history of how Georgetown became an attractive and vibrant community.

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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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