Programs & Events

Discover the outdoors, explore history, learn about nature and more. See what's happening at your favorite park or browse all programs below. 

Registration for July programs is open! Register online below or by calling 763.559.6700.

Online Programs | Baker Outdoor Learning Center | BryantCarver | Cedar Lake FarmCleary Lake | Dakota Rail Regional TrailEastman Nature Center | Elm Creek | Fish LakeFrench | Gale Woods Farm | Hyland Lake | Lake MinnetonkaLake RebeccaLowry Nature Center | Mississippi Gateway | Murphy-Hanrehan | Noerenberg Gardens | Offsite LocationsRichardson Nature Center | Silverwood | Sochacki | The Landing | Twin Lakes Boat Access

Accessibility

Nearly all of our program offerings can be adapted or modified. Please call 763.559.9000 (for relay services dial 711) or email access@threeriversparks.org to request free modifications and learn about available options.

All Upcoming Programs

Online Programs

Monday, June 21: Online Clay Kit: Canoe Tray
Monday, June 21: Online Clay Kit for Adult and Child: Texture Tiles
Tuesday, June 22: Online Sunset Yoga
Saturday, June 26: Online Quilt Block: Crossed Canoes
Tuesday, June 29: Online Sunset Yoga 
Tuesday, July 6: Online Sunset Yoga
Tuesday, July 13: Online Sunset Yoga
Tuesday, July 20: Online Sunset Yoga 
Thursday, July 29: Online Class: Ready, Set Race
Tuesday, July 27: Online Sunset Yoga
Saturday, July 31: Online Quilt Block: Corn and Beans

Baker Outdoor Learning Center

Sunday, June 27: Family Archery 
Monday, July 12: Archery for Adults
Sunday, July 25: Family Archery
Monday, July 26: Archery for Adults

A Three Rivers instructor holds a bow during an archery class.

Bryant Lake Regional Park

Sunday, June 27: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson for Women
Tuesday, June 29: Teen Adventure: Kayaking 
Sunday, July 11: Try It: Fishing
Sunday, July 11: Try It: Log Rolling
Wednesday & Friday, July 14 & 16: Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson Series
Friday, July 30: KidSplash: Introduction to Stand-up Paddleboarding

Carver Park Reserve

Saturday, June 19: Grimm Farmhouse: Lambs and Felting 
Saturday, July 10: Family Archery
Saturday, July 17: Weekends at Grimm Farm: Cows and Ice Cream

Lowry Nature Center

Saturday, June 19: Bird Banding
Sunday, June 20: Nature Centers Without Walls
Saturday, June 26: What's Living in the Pond?
Sunday, June 27: Bird Watching for Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum
Sunday, June 27: Nature Centers Without Walls
Monday, June 28: My Preschooler & Me: Lowry Little Explorers 
Saturday, July 3: Patriotic Survival Bracelets
Sunday, July 4: Nature Centers Without Walls
Saturday, July 10: Make and Take Pinhole Camera: Nature Photography
Sunday, July 11: Nature Centers Without Walls
Saturday, July 17: Bird Banding
Sunday, July 18: Nature Centers Without Walls
Saturday, July 24: Reading the Land 
Saturday, July 24: Universe in the Park
Sunday, July 25: Nature Canoe for Teens and Adults on Autism Spectrum
Sunday, July 25: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Monday, July 26: My Preschooler & Me: Lowry Little Explorers

Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park

Sunday, June 27: Geocaching for Park History 
Saturday, July 31: Family Archery

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Wednesday, June 23: Family Canoeing
Saturday, June 26: Family Archery 
Saturday, July 10: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials
Friday, July 16: Family Adventure Camp
Friday, July 23: Canoe When the Moon Is Full
Saturday, July 24: Family Geocaching
Saturday, July 24: Family Kayaking

Dakota Rail Regional Trail

There are no programs at this time.

Elm Creek Park Reserve

Sunday, June 27: Family Archery

Eastman Nature Center

Wednesday, June 16: Women, Woods and Wine Hike
Thursday, June 17: Picnic Blanket Program: Insect Discoveries
Saturday, June 19: Firefly Hike
Sunday, June 20: Nature Centers Without Walls
Thursday, June 24: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms Story Hour - Nature Art and Play
Thursday, June 24: Walk When the Moon Is Full: Fireflies
Friday, June 25: Morning Nature Family Hike
Saturday, June 26: Firefly Hike
Sunday, June 27: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Sunday, July 4: Nature Centers Without Walls
Saturday, July 10: Art in Nature
Sunday, July 11: Nature Centers Without Walls
Monday, July 12: Child Drop-off: Go Deeper Into Nature - Forest Life
Wednesday, July 14: Women, Woods and Wine Hike
Thursday, July 15: Picnic Blanket Program: Dragonfly Discovery
Saturday, July 17: Dragonfly Festival 
Saturday, July 17: Universe in the Park 
Sunday, July 18: Nature Centers Without Walls
Friday, July 23: Outdoor Puppet Show: Life At the Pond
Saturday, July 24: Young Birders Club: Binocular Challenge
Sunday, July 25: Nature Centers Without Walls
Wednesday, July 28: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms Story Hour - Turtle Time

A green frog peeks through tall grasses.

Fish Lake Regional Park

Friday, June 18: School's Out Scavenger Hunt
Wednesdays, June 23-August 11: GreenFit Club: Outdoor Adventures
Wednesday & Friday, June 30 & July 2: Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson Series 
Monday, July 12: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials
Friday, July 16: Dragonfly Collecting
Saturday, July 17: Adapted Lake Kayaking
Friday, July 23: Teen Adventure: Stand-up Paddleboarding
Friday, July 23: KidSplash: Introduction to Stand-up Paddleboarding
Friday, July 30: KidSplash: Introduction to Kayaking
Saturday, July 31: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials for Women

French Regional Park

Saturday, June 19: School's Out Scavenger Hunt
Thursdays, June 24-August 19: GreenFit Club: Nordic Walking 
Friday, July 16: Dragonfly Collecting
Friday, July 23: Canoe When the Moon Is Full
Wednesday, July 28: History Hike

Gale Woods Farm

Saturday, June 19: Saturday Farm Days
Sunday, June 20: Front Porch Days
Monday, June 21: My Preschooler & Me: Garden Magic
Friday, June 25: Family Wagon Ride
Saturday, June 26: Saturday Farm Days 
Saturday, July 3: Saturday Farm Days
Friday, July 9: Date Night: Dairy Cows and Butter Roasted Carrots
Friday, July 9: Youth Drop-off: Sheep to Felted Drawstring Bag
Saturday, July 10: Saturday Farm Days
Saturday, July 10: Family Wagon Rides
Sunday, July 11: Make and Take Fiber Arts: Wet Felting and Natural Dye
Saturday, July 17: Saturday Farm Days
Monday, July 19: My Preschooler & Me: Summer Farm Fun
Saturday, July 24: Saturday Farm Days
Saturday, July 24: Family Wagon Rides
Sunday, July 25: Front Porch Days
Monday, July 26: My Preschooler & Me: Summer Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, July 31: Saturday Farm Days


A cow sticks it's nose through a red fence at Gale Woods Farm.

Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Mondays, June 21-August 2: Paddling Club 
Saturday, July 3: Family Kayaking
Thursday, July 22: History Tour by Canoe

Richardson Nature Center

Saturday, June 19: Pond Exploration
Sunday, June 20: Nature Centers Without Walls
Sunday, June 27: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Sunday, July 4: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Saturday, July 10: Young Birders Club: Minnesota Raptors 
Sunday, July 11: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Sunday, July 18: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Saturday, July 24: Family Forest Play 
Sunday, July 25: Nature Centers Without Walls

Tierney's Woods

There are no programs at this time.

Lake Minnetonka Regional Park

Monday, July 26: History Hike

Lake Rebecca Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park

Wednesday, June 16: Introduction to Tree Identification
Friday, June 18: Youth Drop-off: Archery
Saturday, June 19: Nature Center Without Walls
Saturday, June 19: Young Birders Club: Bird Behavior
Sunday, June 20: Nature Center Without Walls
Thursday, June 24: Family Archery
Friday, June 25: Preschool Drop-off: Frogs and Toads
Saturday, June 26: Nature Center Without Walls
Sunday, June 27: Nature Center Without Walls
Wednesday, June 30: River Critter Investigation 
Saturday, July 3: Escape Room Without Walls
Sunday, July 4: Nature Centers Without Walls
Monday, July 5: Escape Room Without Walls
Thursday, July 8: Nature on Tap: Nature Photography 101
Saturday, July 10: Wacky Weather
Saturday, July 10: Young Birders Club: Osprey and Eagles
Sunday, July 11: Nature Centers Without Walls
Friday, July 16: Preschool Drop-off: Wet and Wild
Saturday, July 17: Family Archery
Sunday, July 18: Nature Centers Without Walls
Wednesday, July 21: Young Birders Club: Twilight Hike
Thursday, July 22: Introduction to Archery for Adults
Friday, July 23: Youth Drop-off: Archery
Saturday, July 24: Use a Rock Saw
Sunday, July 25: Nature Centers Without Walls

A man and his daughter fish of a pier.

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Noerenberg Gardens

There are no programs at this time.

Silverwood Park

Thursday, June 17: In the Park After Dark: Summer Solstice Canoe
Thursdays, June 17-24: Nature Printmaking Series
Monday, June 21: Make and Mingle: Wonder
Tuesday, June 22: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, June 23: Michael Monroe in Concert 
Saturday, June 26: Guided Forest Bathing Walk for Adults
Tuesday, June 29: Sunset Yoga
Tuesday, June 29: Encaustic Workshop for Adults: Nature Collage
Wednesday, June 30: Monica LaPlante in Concert 
Friday, July 2: Date Night: Canoeing and Water-inspired Clay
Saturday, July 3: Sculpture Trail Tour
Tuesday, July 6: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, July 7: Makers Circle
Wednesday, July 7: Outdoor Salsa Concert and Dance Lesson
Wednesday, July 7: Salsa del Soul in Concert
Thursday, July 8: SPARK! Art and Nature for People Living with Memory Loss and Their Care Partners
Friday, July 9: Float-in Movie Theater
Sunday, July 11: Puppet Adventures and Let's Get StARTed
Monday, July 12: Natural History Trail: Feature Stop #3 - Lakes and Canoeing
Tuesday, July 13: Sunset Yoga
Tuesday, July 13: My Child & Me: Eco Art - Sand Casting Candles
Wednesday, July 14: Family Clay for Adult and Child: Nature Textures
Wednesday, July 14: Moise in Concert
Thursday, July 15: In the Park After Dark: Summer Stargazing
Friday, July 16: My Child & Me: Eco Art - Sand Casting Candles
Sunday, July 18: Walk with a Naturalist
Tuesday, July 20: Family Fishing
Tuesday, July 20: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, July 21: Art Tent Contest
Wednesday, July 21: Humbird in Concert
Saturday, July 24: e-cology
Saturday, July 24: Digging in Clay: Abstract Art
Tuesday, July 27: Sunset Yoga
Tuesday, July 27: Beginner Carving for Adults: Flat Plane Fish Carving
Wednesday, July 28: Make and Mingle Summer Market
Wednesday, July 28: Grand Courriers in Concert

A raised bed of orange marigolds is part of the Dyer's Garden at Silverwood Park.

Sochacki Park

There are no programs at this time.

Taft Park (Offsite)

Saturday, July 10: Fishing 101 / Pescar 101

The Landing

Friday, June 18: Family Journey to Minnesota
Friday, June 25: Family Journey to Minnesota 
Sunday, June 27: Step into the Story: The Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit 
Tuesday, June 29: My Preschooler & Me: Fun on the Farm 
Friday, July 9: Family Journey to Minnesota
Friday, July 9: Teen Night: Fire-starting, Bonfire and S'mores
Sunday, July 11: Step into the Story: The Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit
Monday, July 12: Monday Is Wash Day
Saturday, July 17: Family Journey to Minnesota
Sunday, July 18: Biking through History: Bricks and Beer Tour
Sunday, July 18: Family Journey to Minnesota
Wednesday, July 21: Eat Your Weeds!
Saturday, July 24: Freshwater Springs Hike
Tuesday, July 27: My Preschooler & Me: Butterflies and Bees

Twin Lakes Boat Access

Saturday, July 17: Try It: Fishing

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