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. (Note: August 2024 programs will open for registration on Thursday, June 20, due to the Juneteenth holiday on Wednesday, June 19.) 

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

Sunday, May 26: Geocaching for Bugs
Friday, May 31–Sunday, June 2: Try It: Camping

Friday–Sunday, June 14–16: Try It: Camping
Saturday, June 22: Family Canoeing 
Saturday, June 22: KidSplash: Log Rolling 

Saturday, July 6: Geocaching for Bugs 
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 

Baker Outdoor Learning Center

Thursday, June 20: Summer Solstice Canoe 
Sunday, June 23: Axes, Archery and Crossbows 
Thursday, June 27: Insect Photography 

Wednesday, July 10: Maker Series: Carving 
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 

Bryant Lake Regional Park

Saturday, June 1: Family Fishing 
Sunday, June 23: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson for Women 

Saturday, July 6: Family Kayaking 
Sunday, July 7: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson for Women 
Friday, July 12: KidSplash: Introduction to Kayaking 
Friday, July 26: KidSplash: Introduction to Log Rolling 

A chickadee perches on a metal bar.

Carver Park Reserve

Saturday, June 29: History and Recreation Adventures: Canoeing Lake Auburn 

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

Lowry Nature Center

Saturday, May 25: Map and Compass Basics
Monday, May 27: Mondays are for the Birds

Saturday, June 1: Pond Bugs 
Sunday, June 2: Touch a Turtle 
Sunday, June 9: Younger Autism Outdoors Club: Pond Explorations 
Saturday, June 15: Bird Banding 
Sunday, June 16: Raptors Up Close 
Sunday, June 16: Hike and S'more with Dad 
Sunday, June 23: Turtle Time Photo Hike 
Sunday, June 30: Free Funday Sunday: Sweeping for Insects 
Saturday, June 8: Re-Dedication of the Grimm Farm Historic Site 

Saturday, July 6: Sweeping for Insects 
Sunday, July 14: Autism Outdoors: Canoeing at Crosby 
Saturday, July 20: Bird Banding 
Sunday, July 21: Raptors Up Close 
Saturday, July 27: Magic of the Forest 

Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park

Saturday, May 25: Free Family Fun Day: Chores at the Farm
Saturday, May 25: Women's Wellness Day: Hiking, Yoga & Purple Martin Majesty!

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

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Sunday, June 2: Family Canoeing 
Tuesday, June 4: Old Growth Forest Mindfulness Hike 
Sunday, June 9: Free Family Fun Day: Build a Log Cabin 
Monday, June 10: Lakeside Sunrise Qigong 
Tuesday, June 11: Lakeside Sunrise Qigong 
Wednesday, June 12: Lakeside Sunrise Qigong 
Thursday, June 13: Lakeside Sunrise Qigong 
Friday, June 14: Lakeside Sunrise Qigong 
Sunday, June 16: Outdoor Qigong 
Saturday, June 22: Geocaching for S'mores 
Sunday, June 23: Family Kayaking 
Sunday, June 30: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson 

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 

Crow-Hassan Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Elm Creek Park Reserve

Saturday, June 15: Métis in Minnesota: George Bonga: Voyageur of 1837 

Mondays, July 8–22: Adapted Mountain Bike Club 
Saturday, July 20: Métis in Minnesota: Familiar Métis Families in Minnesota 

Eastman Nature Center

Wednesday, May 22: Wellness Wednesday
Friday, May 24: Nature Photographers
Sunday, May 26: Free Funday Sunday: Nests and Eggs

Sunday, June 2: Free Funday Sunday: Pond Exploration 
Monday, June 3: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms Story Hour—Pond Critter Hunt 
Saturday, June 8: Geochaching Challenge 
Sunday, June 9: Free Funday Sunday: Pond Exploration 
Saturday, June 15: Wellness Walk 
Sunday, June 16: Free Funday Sunday: Scoping Out Insects 
Tuesday, June 18: Nature Photographers 
Wednesday, June 19: Women, Woods and Wine Hike 
Thursday, June 20: OUTside with Pride Adults: Summer Solstice 
Thursday, June 20: Youth Drop-off: OUTside with Pride—Solstice Bonfire and Summertime Treats 
Saturday, June 22: Fireflies in the Day 
Saturday, June 22: Firefly Hike 
Sunday, June 23: Free Funday Sunday: Meet Our Turtle Ambassadors 
Saturday, June 29: Firefly Hike 
Sunday, June 30: Free Funday Sunday: Insect Sweeping 

Saturday, July 6: Dragonfly Collecting 
Sunday, July 7: Free Funday Sunday: Pond Exploration 
Tuesday, July 9: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms Story Hour—Cricket Hop, Grasshopper Jump! 
Wednesday, July 10: Weaving With Nature 
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 
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 

Fish Lake Regional Park

Friday, May 24: Flatwater Kayak Essentials for Women
Saturday, May 25: Flatwater Kayak Essentials

Sunday, June 2: Family Fishing 
Friday, June 7: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson 
Wednesdays, June 26–August 21 : GreenFit Club: Nordic Walking Club 
Friday, June 28: KidSplash: Introduction to Kayaking 
Sunday, June 30: Adapted Lake Kayaking 

Friday, July 5: Dragonfly Collecting 
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 

French Regional Park

Saturday, May 25: Amazing Amphibians

Saturday, June 1: Turtle Fest: A Shell-A-Bration 
Thursdays, June 20–August 15: GreenFit Club Series: Outdoor Adventures 

Friday, July 5: Dragonfly Collecting 
Friday, July 19: Sunset Canoe for Women 
Friday, July 26: Summertime Fairy Houses 

Gale Woods Farm

Saturday, May 25: Saturday Mornings on the Farm

Saturday, June 1: Saturday Mornings on the Farm 
Saturday, June 8: Saturday Mornings on the Farm: Make-and-Take Saturday 
Saturday, June 15: Saturday Mornings on the Farm 
Saturday, June 22: Saturday Mornings on the Farm 
Saturday, June 29: Saturday Mornings on the Farm 
Saturdays, June 15–October 12: CSA Share: Saturday Pick-Up 
Tuesdays, June 18–October 15: CSA Share: Tuesday Pick-Up 
Monday, June 24: Field to Fork Cooking with Kids 

Friday, July 5: Youth Drop-off: Fiber & Sheep Exploration Workshop 
Saturday, July 6: Saturday Mornings on the 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 

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

Tuesdays, June 18–August 6: Paddle Club 
Sunday, June 30: Family Canoeing 

Richardson Nature Center

Sunday, May 26: Free Family Fun Day: Dragonflies and Damselflies

Sunday, June 2: Free Family Fun Day: Insects of the Pond 
Sunday, June 9: Free Family Fun Day: Atlatls—Primitive Spear Throwing 
Saturday, June 15: Family Canoeing 
Sunday, June 16: Free Family Fun Day: Nature's Best Animal Dads 
Thursday, June 20: Nature at Night: Summer Solstice Hike 
Saturday, June 22: Pond Exploration 
Sunday, June 23: Free Family Fun Day: Forest Free Play 
Sunday, June 30: Free Family Fun Day: Minnesota Raptors 

Saturday, July 6: Solar-powered Gadgets 
Sunday, July 7: Free Family Fun Day: Meet the Amphibians 
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 

Hyland Hills Ski Area

Sunday, June 16: Friends and Family Disc Golf 

Lake Minnetonka Regional Park

Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, June 11–20: Swimming Lessons: Preschool Swimmers 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, June 11–20: Swimming Lessons: Level 1 - Introduction to Water Skills 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, June 11–20: Swimming Lessons: Level 2 - Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills 
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, June 11–20: Swimming Lessons: Level 3 - Stroke Development 

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, May 25: Family River Fishing
Sunday, May 26: Free Family Fun Day: River Critters
Monday, May 27: Free Family Fun Day: River Critters

Saturday, June 1: Pond Discoveries! 
Sunday, June 2: Free Family Fun Day: Flower Photography Scavenger Hunt 
Saturday, June 8: Youth Drop-off: Young Birders Club—Diurnal Raptors 
Saturday, June 8: Rafting on the River 
Sunday, June 9: Free Family Fun Day: Turtle Time 
Tuesday, June 11: River at Risk: An Escape Room Without Walls 
Saturday, June 15: Family Archery 
Sunday, June 16: Free Family Fun Day: Meet the Animal Ambassadors 
Sunday, June 23: Free Family Fun Day: A Bird Sights, Sounds and Signs Hike 
Tuesday, June 25: The Fiendish Fungus: An Escape Room Without Walls 
Saturday, June 29: Hidden Lives of Bumblebees 
Saturday, June 29: Rafting on the River 
Sunday, June 30: Free Family Fun Day: Insect Traces and Trails 

Tuesday, July 2: Watercolors at the River 
Saturday, July 6: Plant Sit Practice 
Saturday, July 6: Geocaching: Mystery Animal 
Sunday, July 7: Free Family Fun Day: River Fun! 
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 

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

There are no programs at this time.

Noerenberg Gardens

There are no programs at this time.

Turtles line a log in the water.

Silverwood Park

Tuesday, May 21: Sunset Yoga
Tuesday, May 28: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, May 29: Older Adult Open House

Monday, June 3: My Preschooler & Me: Family Clay—Fish 
Tuesday, June 4: Sunset Yoga 
Wednesday, June 5: Speak Something Alive: Spoken Word Poetry at Silverwood 
Wednesday, June 5: Rooted in Art: A Nature and Art Experience 
Wednesday, June 5: My Preschooler & Me: Acorn Club 
Thursday, June 6: SPARK! Art and Nature for People Living with Memory Loss and Their Care Partners 
Thursday, June 6: Opening Reception: Watershed by Liz Sexton 
Thursday, June 6: Opening Reception: Echo Trail by Laura Ahola-Young 
Sunday, June 9: Walk with a Naturalist 
Sunday, June 9: Free Family Fun Day: Puppet Art Adventures 
Tuesday, June 11: Sunset Yoga 
Wednesday, June 12: Silverwood OnStage: Michael Monroe in Concert 
Wednesday, June 12: Mindful Creations 
Monday, June 17: Gentle Yoga Flow 
Tuesday, June 18: Sunset Yoga 
Thursday, June 20: Make & Mingle: Glimpse 
Sunday, June 23: Birds of Clay 
Tuesday, June 25: Sunset Yoga 
Wednesday, June 26: Silverwood OnStage: Goatroper in Concert 
Friday, June 28: E-cology: Night Bug Extravaganza—A Stellar Exploration in Evening Bugs 
Saturday, June 29: The Summer Sound Garden at Silverwood Park 

Monday, July 1: My Preschooler & Me: Family Clay—Prairies 
Tuesday, July 2: Sunset Yoga 
Wednesday, July 3: My Preschooler & Me: Acorn Club 
Wednesday, July 3: Silverwood OnStage: Poolboy in Concert 
Tuesday, July 9: Sunset Yoga 
Wednesday, July 10: Silverwood OnStage: Beemer & Luke Enyeart 
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 
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 
Friday, July 26: Power of the Bug: Dyeing with Cochineal 
Tuesday, July 30: Sunset Yoga 
Wednesday, July 31: Silverwood OnStage: SPACEGLOW in Concert 

Sochacki Park

Tuesday, May 21: Evening Warbler Walk

Spring Lake Regional Park

Friday, June 28: Lakeside Qigong 
Friday, June 28: Explore the Mindfulness Trail at the Spring Lakefront Opening 
Friday, June 28: Guided Forest Bathing For Adults 

Tuesday, July 9: Wellness Walk in the Watershed: Step, Stretch, and Learn
Tuesday, July 9: Roll into Wellness: Skate the Park 

The Landing

Friday, June 7: Sunset Soma Yoga—Soma Yoga al Atardecer 
Friday, June 21: Summer Solstice Soma Yoga at Sunset—Solsticio de Verano Soma Yoga al Atardecer 

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