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April 2016 Programs

Little Naturalists: River Wonders Wednesday, April 12 10-11:30 a.m.

Bring your 3-6 year-olds to the park for a special morning of nature exploration at its best. We’ll spend the morning at the river learning about the life that abounds there. Be sure to dress your children to get a little wet as we’ll safely explore the river’s edge for frogs, tadpoles, minnows and other surprises. We’ll meet at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with a Park Pass or $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Fish-O-Rama Saturday, April 15 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Join us for a day of fun in the sun to learn the ins-and-outs of fishing! We’ll have a variety of stations set up for you and your child to learn casting, knot-tying and much more. Learn about the importance of good river habitat for fishing success. You can even check out a fishing pole and try your luck in the river! Join us anytime during this event and become a TPWD Angler! This event will be held in the Day Use area. This program is free with a Park Pass or $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Bats of Texas Friday, April 21 8-9:30 p.m.

Join Park Ranger Craig for a look at the world of Texas bats. You’ll discover who they are and how they make their living. We’ll even use a bat detector to search for a few follow-ing the presentation. We’ll meet at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

May 2016 Programs

Bugs-R-Us Saturday, May 6 1-2:30 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of chasing six-legged wonders from butterflies to grasshoppers. We’ll provide the nets for this insect-catching fun for children and adults, alike. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free). Please meet at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center.

Stories in the Stars Saturday, May 6 8-10 p.m.

Join members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association and Park staff for a night of stargazing! We’ll check out the Moon and other celestial wonders following a presentation at the Amphitheatre, located behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with a Park Pass or $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

GRSP Big Year Bird Walk Sunday, May 7 8:30-11:30 a.m.

Join us for the third in a series of Sunday morning walks in search of the birds of the Park as we add to our annual list. Please meet at the Rust House. We have a limited number of binoculars for loan. This program is free with a Park Pass or $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Little Naturalists: Wild and Wonderful Wednesday, May 10 10-11:30 a.m.

Bring your 3-6 year-olds to the park for a special morning of nature exploration at its best. We’ll spend the morning learning about all the wonders of our green friends – plants. From roots to leaves, your child will discover how a plant works and we’ll head out in search of flowers, trees and more. We’ll meet at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with a Park Pass or $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Bird in the Hand Saturday, May 20 9a.m.-Noon Join Ranger Craig and his merry “band-ing” of volunteers for a morning of beak-to-nose looks at our area songbirds, from cardinals and goldfinches to titmice and chickadees. Join us any time during the morning at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with a park pass or $7 for ages 13 and above (12 and under free).

Bats of Texas Friday, May 26 8-9:30 p.m.

Join Park Ranger Craig for a look at the world of Texas bats. You’ll discover who they are and how they make their living. We’ll even use a bat detector to search for a few follow-ing the presentation. We’ll meet at the amphitheater behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with a Park Pass or a $7 daily pass (children ages 12 and under are free).

Prowlin’ for Owls Saturday, May 27 8-9:30 p.m.

Join Ranger Craig for a hootin’ good time as together we explore the world of our denizens of the dark. You’ll discover who’s whooooo among the owls of Texas and then head out in search of our resident Barred Owls. Be sure to dress for the weather, wear close-toed shoes and meet at the amphitheater, located behind the Discovery Center. This program is free with park admission of $7 for ages 13 and above (12 and under free) or a current TPWD park pass.