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 Leisure Events BREC.ORG/KIDSANDCOMMUNITY
 Events listed below are for all ages and no fees are associated unless otherwise noted. Please see the table of contents for more information if special accommodations are needed.
FAE DAY
FAE Day is a kid-friendly day of whimsical natural activities. FAE stands for Fairies and Earth. FAE Day celebrates the Earth and how to preserve and make it beautiful. FAE Day also ties in fairies and other mythical creatures. Kids can learn how to enhance their yards and gardens to attract various wildlife
– and maybe some member of the “FAE” folk. The event will include food, music, face-painting, character visits by the FAE folk, crafts, games, story-telling, and hands on activities within the gardens.
INDEPENDENCE BOTANIC GARDENS May 9 / 10 a.m.-1 p.m. / All ages
More info: recreationevents@brec.org
PARENT/CHILD SUMMER JAM-BOREE
Join the fun at BREC’s Parent and Child Summer JAM-boree. Children of all ages are invited to JAM with their parent or guardian for a night of family togetherness. This event includes music, refreshments, photo opportunities and more. This year’s theme will be voted on by BREC’s 2020 summer campers.
MILTON J. WOMACK PARK BALLROOM June 27 / 6-8 p.m. / All ages
More info:
recreationevents@brec.org
 Science + Nature BREC.ORG/SCIENCEANDNATURE
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Events listed below are for all ages and no fees are associated unless otherwise noted. Please see the table of contents for more information if special accommodations are needed.
INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY
HRPO’s largest annual event. Games and rides; exhibitors; physical science demos; solar and lunar viewing; Venus and Jupiter viewing; live music; telescope raffle.
HIGHLAND ROAD PARK OBSERVATORY May 2 / 3-11 p.m. / All ages
More info: 225-768-9948 observatory@brec.org
SWAMP BIRD WALKS
Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society,
on the first Saturday of every month, visitors can enjoy a morning hike through the trails at Bluebonnet Swamp while identifying various bird species. Bird-watching techniques and identification tips are also discussed. Beginners are welcome. Field guides and binoculars are optional but recommended. Want a more hands-on experience with birds? Volunteer with the Louisiana Bird Observatory during routine bird banding sessions at Bluebonnet Swamp. For more information on LABO and their activity schedule, visit www.braudubon.org/labo.
BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER
May 2 + June 6 + July 11 + Aug. 1
Saturday / 7-9 a.m. / All Ages
General admission fees apply / Pass holders + Baton Rouge Audubon Society members free
Registration not required
More info: 225-757-8905 sguidry@brec.org
TRAIL TIME FOR TODDLERS TRANSLATED - ASL
Trail Time for Toddlers Translated brings the opportunity
for non-English-speaking families with young children to participate in one of our longest-running programs. Children ages 2-5 are invited with their parents or guardians to enjoy learning about nature through themed indoor and outdoor activities. Come enjoy the sights and sounds of the swamp, arts and crafts, storytelling, animal encounters, and healthy snacks with the assistance of an interpreter. There will be
one session in each language for the spring season. Special weekend sessions may be scheduled to accommodate working parents; contact staff for more information. Registration for each begins on the 1st of the month prior.
BLUEBONNET SWAMP NATURE CENTER
May 5 / 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Ages: 2-5 (with accompanying adult)
$10 per child for East Baton Rouge Parish residents $12 per child for out-of-parish residents
To register: webtrac.brec.org Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
More info: 225-757-8905 sguidry@brec.org





























































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