Programs & Events

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

Registration opens the third Wednesday of each month at 8 AM for programs that take place two months later.

Register online below or by calling 763-559-6700.

Online Programs | Baker Park ReserveBaker Outdoor Learning Center | BryantCarver | Cedar Lake FarmCleary Lake | Crow-HassanEastman Nature Center | Elm Creek | Fish LakeFrench | Gale Woods FarmHyland Lake | Lake MinnetonkaLake RebeccaLowry Nature Center | Mississippi Gateway | Murphy-Hanrehan | Noerenberg GardensRichardson Nature Center | Silverwood | Sochacki | Spring LakeThe Landing

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.

Signature Events

Find out more about our Signature Events, which celebrate the changing seasons in Minnesota by welcoming everyone to experience our stunning parks, trails, facilities and offerings.

All Upcoming Programs

Off-site Public Programming

There are no programs at this time. 

Online Programs

There are no programs at this time.

Baker Park Reserve

Saturday, July 13: Log Rolling Experience for You and Your Pals
Friday–Sunday, July 19–21: Try It: Camping
Saturday, July 20: History and Recreation Adventures: Log Rolling and Log Cabins
Saturday, July 27: Log Rolling Experience for You and Your Pals

Friday–Sunday, August 2–4: Try It: Camping
Saturday, August 10: Family Log Rolling
Friday–Sunday, August 16–18: Try It: Camping

Baker Outdoor Learning Center

Sunday, July 14: Family and Friends Archery
Sunday, July 14: Adult Archery
Wednesday, July 17: Maker Series: Cordage
Sunday, July 21: Campfire Cooking: Farmers Market Edition
Wednesday, July 31: Maker Series: Inks

Sunday, August 4: Insect Photography

Bryant Lake Regional Park

Friday, July 12: KidSplash: Introduction to Kayaking
Friday, July 26: KidSplash: Introduction to Log Rolling

Saturday, August 3: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson
Sunday, August 4: Family Log Rolling
Monday, August 5: Sunset Canoe for Women
Saturday, August 17: Family Canoeing
Sunday, August 18: Family Fishing

A chickadee perches on a metal bar.

Carver Park Reserve

Friday–Saturday, July 19–20: Mountain Bike Fundamental Skills

Saturday, August 10: History and Recreation Adventures: Kayaking on Lake Zumbra
Friday–Saturday, August 16–17: Mountain Bike Fundamental Skills

Lowry Nature Center

Saturday, July 20: Bird Banding
Sunday, July 21: Raptors Up Close
Saturday, July 27: Magic of the Forest

Saturday, August 3: Geocache Dash
Saturday, August 10: Life on the Farm After the Grimms
Sunday, August 11: Pollinator Photography
Saturday, August 17: Bird Banding
Sunday, August 18: Raptors Up Close
Sunday, August 18: Younger Autism Outdoors Club: Butterflies and Dragonflies
Saturday, August 24: Monarch Madness
Sunday, August 25: Prairie Insects
Saturday, August 31: Nature on a Stick

Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park

Friday, July 12: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Friday, July 12: KidSplash: Introduction to Log Rolling
Saturday, July 13: Family Log Rolling
Sunday, July 14: Outdoor Qigong
Sunday, July 14: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson for Women
Sunday, July 21: Nature at Night: Full Moon Hike
Sunday, July 21: Kayaking Essentials
Sunday, July 28: Adapted Lake Kayaking

Friday, August 2: KidSplash: Introduction to Log Rolling
Saturday, August 3: Sunset Canoe
Saturday, August 3: Family Canoeing
Saturday, August 10: Kayaking Essentials for Women
Sunday, August 11: Outdoor Qigong
Tuesday, August 13: Step & Stretch into Wellness
Tuesday, August 13: Roll into Wellness: Skate the Park
Saturday, August 17: Guided Forest Bathing for Adults
Saturday, August 17: Family Log Rolling
Tuesday, August 20: Boating and Beachfront Bonanza
Friday, August 23: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson
Friday, August 23: KidSplash: Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP)

Crow-Hassan Park Reserve

Thursday, August 29: Monarchs on the Prairie

A flowering branch at Silverwood Park

Elm Creek Park Reserve

Saturday, August 24: Family Archery

Eastman Nature Center

Friday, July 12: Nature Photographers
Saturday, July 13: Dragonfly Festival
Sunday, July 14: Free Funday Sunday: Scoping Out Insects
Saturday, July 20: Summertime Fairy Houses
Sunday, July 21: Free Funday Sunday: Meet Our Turtles
Wednesday, July 24: Women, Woods and Wine Hike
Thursday, July 25: The Cicadas Are Coming!
Saturday, July 27: The Night Adventures of Moths
Sunday, July 28: Free Funday Sunday: Insect Sweeping

Friday, August 2: The Night Adventures of Moths
Saturday, August 3: Spider Hunt
Sunday, August 4: Free Funday Sunday: Pond Exploration
Thursday, August 8: My Child & Me: Picnic Blanket Program—Butterflies and Moths
Sunday, August 11: Free Funday Sunday: Scoping Out Insects
Monday, August 12: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms Story Hour—Messy Nature Art & Play
Wednesday, August 14: Wellness Wednesday
Wednesday, August 14: Women, Woods and Wine Hike
Friday, August 16: Nature Photographers
Saturday, August 17: Welcome to Nature
Saturday, August 17: Universe in the Park
Sunday, August 18: Free Funday Sunday: Meet Our Turtles
Monday, August 19: Youth Drop-off: Go Deeper Into Nature
Tuesday, August 20: Youth Drop-off: Go Deeper Into Nature
Tuesday, August 20: What Did I Take a Photo Of?
Wednesday, August 21: Youth Drop-off: Go Deeper Into Nature
Thursday, August 22: Youth Drop-off: Go Deeper Into Nature
Friday, August 23: Youth Drop-off: Go Deeper Into Nature
Saturday, August 24: Monarch Tagging
Sunday, August 25: Free Funday Sunday: Insect Sweeping
Saturday, August 31: Monarch Tagging

Fish Lake Regional Park

Saturday, July 13: Kayak Essentials
Friday, July 19: KidSplash: Introduction to Log Rolling
Friday, July 26: 50+ Adventures: Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP)
Saturday, July 27: Beginner Canoeing
Sunday, July 28: Family Log Rolling

Thursdays, August 1–8: Kayak Series: From Flat Water to Moving Water
Friday, August 2: KidSplash: Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP)
Sunday, August 11: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson
Tuesday, August 13: Free Family Fun Day: Insect Discovery—Catch and Release
Saturday, August 24: Kayaking Essentials
Tuesday, August 27: Free Family Fun Day: Monarchs Up Close

French Regional Park

Friday, July 19: Sunset Canoe for Women
Friday, July 26: Summertime Fairy Houses

Wednesday, August 14: Free Family Fun Day: Insect Discovery—Catch and Release
Tuesday, August 20: 50+ Adventures: Sunset Canoe
Monday, August 26: My Child & Me: Eco Art—Pond Study and Watercolor
Tuesday, August 27: Free Family Fun Day: Monarchs Up Close
Wednesday, August 28: My Preschooler & Me: Art Adventures

Gale Woods Farm

Friday, July 12: Spirit of the Season: Berry Wine
Saturday, July 13: Saturday Mornings on the Farm: Make-and-Take Saturday
Monday, July 15: Field to Fork Cooking with Kids
Saturday, July 20: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Saturday, July 27: Saturday Mornings on the Farm

Saturday, August 3: Summer Pollinator Fest
Saturday, August 3: Saturday Mornings on the Farm: Make-and-Take Saturday
Saturday, August 10: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Saturday, August 17: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Monday, August 19: Field to Fork Cooking with Kids
Saturday, August 24: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Saturday, August 24: Breakfast on the Farm
Saturday, August 31: Saturday Mornings on the Farm

A close-up of a orange-and-white rooster with a red wattle and comb. Several chickens are out-of-focus behind it.

Hyland Lake Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Richardson Nature Center

Sunday, July 14: Free Family Fun Day: Turtle Obstacle Course
Sunday, July 21: Free Family Fun Day: Insects of the Forest
Saturday, July 27: Minnesota Dragonflies
Sunday, July 28: Free Family Fun Day: Pond Exploration

Sunday, August 4: Free Family Fun Day: Ospreys
Thursday, August 8: Nature at Night: Insect Collecting
Sunday, August 11: Free Family Fun Day: Prairie Insects
Sunday, August 18: Free Family Fun Day: Digital Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, August 24: Big Year of Bugs: Monarch Tagging
Sunday, August 25: Free Family Fun Day: Dragonflies
Saturday, August 31: Big Year of Bugs: Monarch Tagging

Hyland Hills Ski Area

There are no programs at this time.

Lake Minnetonka Regional Park

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 9–18: Swimming Lessons: Preschool Swimmers
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 9–18: Swimming Lessons: Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 9–18: Swimming Lessons: Level 2 - Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 9–18: Swimming Lessons: Level 2 - Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 9–18: Swimming Lessons: Level 3 - Stroke Development
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 23–August 1: Swimming Lessons: Preschool Swimmers
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 23–August 1: Swimming Lessons: Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 23–August 1: Swimming Lessons: Level 2 - Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 23–August 1: Swimming Lessons: Level 2 - Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, July 23–August 1: Swimming Lessons: Level 3 - Stroke Development

Lake Rebecca Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park

Saturday, July 13: Dragonfly 101
Saturday, July 13: Youth Drop-off: Young Birders Club—Nocturnal Birds
Sunday, July 14: Free Family Fun Day: Rocks, Rocks, Rocks
Tuesday, July 16: River at Risk: An Escape Room Without Walls
Saturday, July 20: Bug Photography
Sunday, July 21: Free Family Fun Day: Water Fun
Tuesday, July 23: Introduction to Archery for Adults
Thursday, July 25: Evening Moth Hunt
Saturday, July 27: The Fiendish Fungus: An Escape Room Without Walls
Saturday, July 27: River at Risk: An Escape Room Without Walls
Saturday, July 27: Honoring Ash
Sunday, July 28: Free Family Fun Day: Tree ID Basics

Saturday, August 3: Plant Sit Practice
Saturday, August 3: Catch a Crayfish
Sunday, August 4: Free Family Fun Day: Slacklining
Saturday, August 10: River Critter Exploration
Saturday, August 10: Youth Drop-off: Young Birders Club—Island Adventure
Sunday, August 11: Free Family Fun Day: Story Walking—If You're Not From the Prairie
Sunday, August 11: Watercolors at the River
Tuesday, August 13: Introduction to Archery for Adults
Sunday, August 18: Free Family Fun Day: Meet the Animal Ambassadors
Tuesday, August 20: The Fiendish Fungus: An Escape Room Without Walls
Saturday, August 24: Honoring Ash
Saturday, August 24: The Fiendish Fungus: An Escape Room Without Walls
Saturday, August 24: River at Risk: An Escape Room Without Walls
Sunday, August 25: Free Family Fun Day: Bugs, Bugs Bugs!

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

Sunday, August 18: Geocaching for Bugs

Noerenberg Gardens

There are no programs at this time.

Turtles line a log in the water.

Silverwood Park

Thursday, July 11: Natural Watercolors Workshop
Sunday, July 14: Walk with a Naturalist
Sunday, July 14: Free Family Fun Day: Puppet Art Adventures
Monday, July 15: Gentle Yoga Flow
Monday, July 15: My Child & Me: Eco Art—Basket Weaving
Tuesday, July 16: Sunset Yoga
Tuesday, July 16: Park Nouveau: Flowers and Fresh Dyes
Wednesday, July 17: Mindful Creations
Wednesday, July 17: Silverwood OnStage: LAAMAR in Concert
Thursday, July 18: SPARK! Art and Nature for People with Memory Loss and Their Care Partners
Thursdays, July 18–25: Craft Crossover Series: Natural Dye and Printmaking
Friday, July 19: My Child & Me: Eco Art—Basket Weaving
Saturday, July 20: Float-in Movie: James and the Giant Peach
Tuesday, July 23: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, July 24: Silverwood OnStage: 58 Belvidere in Concert
Tuesday, July 30: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, July 31: Silverwood OnStage: SPACEGLOW in Concert

Monday, August 5: My Preschooler & Me: Family Clay—Mushrooms
Tuesday, August 6: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, August 7: My Preschooler & Me: Acorn Club
Wednesday, August 7: Park Nouveau: Mosses and Needle Felting
Wednesday, August 7: Silverwood OnStage: Jillian Rae in Concert
Thursday, August 8: SPARK! Art and Nature for People Living with Memory Loss and Their Care Partners
Thursday, August 8: Opening Reception: Silverwood Summer Camp Show
Thursday, August 8: Concert in the Park: HEYARLO
Sunday, August 11: Free Family Fun Day: Walk with a Naturalist
Sunday, August 11: Free Family Fun Day: Puppet Art Adventures
Tuesday, August 13: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, August 14: Silverwood OnStage: We Are the Willows in Concert
Wednesday, August 14: Rooted in Art: A Nature and Art Experience
Wednesday, August 14: Mindful Creations
Monday, August 19: Gentle Yoga Flow
Monday, August 19: My Child & Me: Eco Art—Pond Study and Watercolor
Tuesday, August 20: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, August 21: Silverwood OnStage: Kavyesh Kaviraj in Concert
Wednesday, August 28: Mixed Precipitation's Pickup Truck Opera Presents Faust
Thursday, August 29: Digging in Clay: River Geology and Wild Clay

Sochacki Park

There are no programs at this time.

Spring Lake Regional Park

Tuesday, July 16: Trail Roll

The Landing

Friday, July 19: Sunset Soma Yoga on the Riverfront / Soma Yoga al Atardecer

Friday, August 16: Soma Yoga on the Riverfront / Soma Yoga en la Orilla del Rio