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 opens the third Wednesday of each month for the following month's programs. Register online below or by calling 763-559-6700.

Online Programs | Baker Outdoor Learning Center | BryantCarver | Cedar Lake FarmCleary Lake | Crow-HassanDakota Rail Regional TrailEastman Nature Center | Elm Creek | Fish LakeFrench | Gale Woods Farm | Hyland HillsHyland 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

Saturday, November 27: Tasting Wild Tea Virtually
Thursdays, December 2-30: Hips & Hearts Gentle Yoga Online Series
Saturday, December 4: Amphibians and Reptiles of Minnesota Online Class
Tuesdays, December 7-28: Vinyasa Mix Yoga Online Series
Monday, December 13: Intro to Winter Biking Online Class
Thursday, December 16: Online Ecology of D&D: The Soil Saga
Saturday, December 18: Online Quilt Block: Star

Baker Outdoor Learning Center

Sunday, December 5: Girl Scouts: Cadettes – Night Owl Badge
Thursday, December 9: Girl Scouts: Cadettes – Night Owl Badge
Tuesday, December 28–Thursday, December 30: Cabin Camping – December

A boy, bundled up in a winter coat, holds a cup of cocoa.

Bryant Lake Regional Park

There are no programs at this time.

Carver Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Lowry Nature Center

Friday, November 26: #OptOutside: Self-Guided Clue Walk
Saturday, November 27: #OptOutside: Self-Guided Clue Walk
Sunday, November 28: Paint and Graze
Wednesdays, December 1-15: Homeschool at Lowry: Owls
Saturday, December 4: Nature Art Exploration
Sunday, December 5: Women's Fire Building
Mondays, December 6–February 14: Preschool Drop-Off: Kits and Cubs
Tuesdays, December 7–February 8: Youth Drop-Off Series: Forest Fledglings
Sunday, December 12: Chickadee-dee-dee
Monday, December 13: My Preschooler and Me: Lowry Little Explorers
Saturday, December 18: Christmas Bird Count
Tuesday, December 28: Kicksled Open Rink
Thursday, December 30: Kicksled Open Rink
Friday, December 31: New Year's Family Fun

A man dressed in khakis, a blue shirt and a wide-brimmed hat uses a walking stick to hike down a tree-covered path in the woods.

Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park

There are no programs at this time.

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Saturday, December 18: Full Moon Snowshoe
Thursday, December 30: Family and Friends Kicksled Adventure
Thursday, December 30: Family Snowshoeing

Crow-Hassan Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Dakota Rail Regional Trail

There are no programs at this time.

Elm Creek Park Reserve

December 11: Minnesota Nordic Ski Opener

Eastman Nature Center

Friday, November 26: #OptOutside: Family Winter Survival Challenge
Sunday, November 28: Afternoon with the Great Horned Owl
Thursdays, December 2–February 24: Preschool Drop-off Series: Kits & Cubs
Saturday, December 4: Youth Drop Off: Go Deeper into Nature - Life Under Snow and Ice
Sunday, December 5: Winter Birds
Tuesday, December 7: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms by the Bonfire – It's "Snow" Problem
Friday, December 10: Nature Hike to Visit Santa
Saturday, December 11: Nature Hike to Visit Santa
Sunday, December 12: Nature Hike to Visit Santa
Tuesdays, December 14–February 15: Homeschool Drop-Off Series: Expressions in Nature
Wednesday, December 15: Women, Woods, and Wine Hike
Saturday, December 18: Wandering Naturalist Night Hike
Sunday, December 19: Winter Drop Off: Survival Day
Monday, December 20: Youth Drop Off: Go Deeper into Nature – Life Under Snow and Ice
Monday, December 20: Homeschool Family Program: Weather
Tuesday, December 21: Winter Solstice Pajama Hike
Tuesday, December 21: Winter Solstice Luminary Trail
Wednesday, December 22: My Preschooler and Me: Let's Go Exploring
Friday, December 24: Candy Cane Walk
Sunday, December 26: Free Family Hike

Autumn trail of fallen leaves at Eastman Nature Center.

Fish Lake Regional Park

There are no programs at this time.

French Regional Park

Wednesday, November 24: Wellness Wednesdays
Friday, November 26: #OptOutside: Family Survival
Sunday, December 12: Hidden History Kicksled Tour
Tuesdays, December 14–February 22: Afterschool Drop-off Series: Outdoor Adventure Club
Wednesdays, December 15–February 23: Winter Trails Club for Women
Saturday, December 18: Snowshoe Under the Full Moon
Saturday, December 18: Snowshoe Under the Full Moon for Women
Tuesday, December 28: Beginner Snowshoeing
Tuesday, December 28: Family Snowshoeing
Wednesday, December 29: 50+ Adventures: Snowshoe Hike
Wednesday, December 29: Family Snowshoeing

Gale Woods Farm

Wednesday, December 1: Farm Beginnings – Getting Ready for Winter
Friday, December 3: Create A Felted Scarf Or Table Runner
Friday, December 3: Saori Weaving
Sunday, December 5: Natural Wreath Making
Mondays, December 6-20: Preschool Drop-off: Lil Farmhands
Wednesday, December 8: Farm Beginnings – Animal Explorations
Thursday, December 9: Family Holiday Felted Crafts
Thursday, December 16: Wet Felting Workday
Friday, December 17: Tomte Solstice Magic


A sheep with a brown coat stands in the snow at Gale Woods Farm.

Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Tuesday, December 7: Volunteer Training: Cross-country Ski Lessons

Hyland Hills Ski Area

There are no programs at this time.

Richardson Nature Center

Tuesdays, November 2-30: Preschool Drop-off Series: Kits & Cubs
Friday, November 26: Family Forest Play
Sunday, November 28: Free Family Fun Day: Squirrels
Thursday, December 2: My Preschooler & Me: Puppet Escapades – Counting on Nature
Sunday, December 5: Free Family Fun Day: Owls
Tuesdays, December 7-21: Preschool Drop-off Series: Kits and Cubs
Sunday, December 12: Free Family Fun Day: Story Stroll
Wednesday, December 15: My Preschooler and Me: When Winter Comes
Saturday, December 18: Outdoor Skills: Shelters and Fire
Sunday, December 19: Free Family Fun Day: Fort Building
Sunday, December 26: Free Family Fun Day: Animal Tracks
Friday, December 31: New Year's Eve Sledding & S'mores 

A boy sits inside a tree fort amongst fallen leaves.

Tierney's Woods

There are no programs at this time.

Kingswood Park 

There are no programs at this time.

Lake Minnetonka Regional Park

There are no programs at this time.

Lake Rebecca Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park

Friday, November 26: #OptOutside: Open House
Saturday, November 27: Autumnal Art
Sunday, November 28: Free Family Funday: Winter Animal Adaptations
Tuesday, November 30: Young Birders Club: Owl Prowl
Saturday, December 4: Winter Tree Identification
Sunday, December 5: The Phenology Society – Kick Off
Sunday, December 5: Free Family Fun Day – Story Walk – Time to Sleep
Thursday, December 9: Nature on Tap: Mississippi River History
Thursday, December 9: Family Owl Prowl
Saturday, December 11: Winter Survival
Sunday, December 12: Free Family Fun Day – Winter Birds
Saturday, December 18: Young Birders Club: Classifying Birds
Sunday, December 19: Free Family Fun Day – The Winter Solstice
Sunday, December 19: Early Morning Bird Hike
Sunday, December 26: Free Family Fun Day – Meet the Animal Ambassadors

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Noerenberg Gardens

There are no programs at this time.

Silverwood Park

Mondays, October 25–November 29: Ceramic Handbuilding Series for Beginners
Tuesday, November 30: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, December 1: Family Clay for Adult & Child: Campfire Basics
Wednesday, December 1: Makers Circle
Thursday, December 2: Make & Mingle Winter Artist Market
Monday, December 6: Natural History Trail Feature: Winter Walk and Journaling
Tuesday, December 7: My Child & Me: Eco Art – Kolrosing
Tuesday, December 7: Holiday Printmaking: Cards and Gift Wrap
Tuesday, December 7: Sunset Yoga
Thursday, December 9: SPARK! Art and Nature for People Living with Memory Loss and Their Care Partner 
Thursday, December 9: In the Park After Dark: Light up the Night
Friday, December 10: Date Night: Winter Cookout & Ceramic Ware
Friday, December 10: My Child & Me: Eco Art – Kolrosing
Saturday, December 11: Sculpture Trail Tour
Sunday, December 12: Walk with a Naturalist
Sunday, December 12: Puppet Adventures and Let's Get StARTed
Tuesday, December 14: Holiday Printmaking: Cards and Gift Wrap
Tuesday, December 14: Sunset Yoga
Friday, December 17: Make & Mingle: Compass Rose
Saturday, December 18: Guided Forest Bathing Walk for Adults
Tuesday, December 21: Sunset Yoga
Monday, December 27–Tuesday, December 28: Winter Break Camp
Tuesday, December 28: Ice Fishing with Family and Friends
Tuesday, December 28: Sunset Yoga 
Thursday, December 30: Ice Fishing with Family and Friends

A great horned owl closes its eyes in a tree.

Sochacki Park

Saturday, December 18: Full Moon Walk    

Spring Lake Regional Park 

There are no programs at this time.

Taft Park (Offsite)

There are no programs at this time.

The Landing

Tuesday, November 30: My Preschooler & Me: Nature Shapes
Tuesday, December 7: My Preschooler & Me: Get Ready for Winter
Tuesday, December 7: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Wednesday, December 8: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Thursday, December 9: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Saturday, December 11: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Saturday, December 11: Teen Night: Gingerbread Architecture
Tuesday, December 14: My Preschooler & Me: Get Ready for Winter
Wednesday, December 15: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Saturday, December 18: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Sunday, December 19: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Tuesday, December 21: My Preschooler & Me: Holiday Lights & Lanterns
Tuesday, December 21: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Wednesday, December 22: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Tuesday, December 28: My Preschooler & Me: Holiday Lights & Lanterns 
Tuesday, December 28: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours
Wednesday, December 29: Folkways of the Holidays: Village Guided Tours

Twin Lakes Boat Launch

There are no programs at this time.