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 August programs is open! 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

Thursday, July 29: Online Class: Ready, Set Race
Saturday, July 31: Online Quilt Block: Corn and Beans
Thursday, August 5: Online Class: Life in the Pond 
Thursday, August 12: Online Class: Raising a Monarch Butterfly and Caterpillar Care 
Saturday, August 28: Online Quilt Block: Schoolhouse 

Baker Outdoor Learning Center

Monday, July 26: Archery for Adults
Tuesday, August 17: Archery for Adults  

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

Bryant Lake Regional Park

Friday, July 30: KidSplash: Introduction to Stand-up Paddleboarding
Friday, August 13: KidSplash: Introduction to Kayaking 
Monday, August 23: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials 

Carver Park Reserve

Saturday, August 21: Weekends at Grimm Farm: Chicken and Chores 

Lowry Nature Center

Monday, July 26: My Preschooler & Me: Lowry Little Explorers 
Sunday, August 1: Nature Centers Without Walls
Sunday, August 8: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Sunday, August 15: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Saturday, August 21: Universe in the Park 
Saturday, August 21: Bird Banding 
Sunday, August 22: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Monday, August 23: My Preschooler & Me: Lowry Little Explorers 
Saturday, August 28: Corn Dogs and Crop Art 
Sunday, August 29: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Thursday, September 16: Prairie Seed Collection

Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park

Saturday, July 31: Family Archery

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Saturday, August 7: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials  
Friday, August 20: KidSplash: Introduction to Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP)  
Saturday, August 21: Canoe When the Moon Is Full  
Sunday, August 22: Adapted Lake Kayaking  
Friday, August 27: Family Adventure Camp  
Friday, August 27: History Tour by Canoe 
Saturday, August 28: Family Kayaking  

Crow-Hassan Park Reserve

Tuesday, August 17: Prairie Seed Collection
Saturday, August 21: Prairie Seed Collection
Tuesday, August 24: Prairie Seed Collection
Saturday, August 28: Prairie Seed Collection
Saturday, August 28: Monarch Tagging on the Prairie 
Thursday, September 2: Prairie Seed Collection
Saturday, September 11: Prairie Seed Collection
Saturday, September 25: Prairie Seed Collection
Tuesday, September 28: Prairie Seed Collection
Tuesday, October 12: Prairie Seed Collection
Saturday, October 16: Prairie Seed Collection

Dakota Rail Regional Trail

There are no programs at this time.

Elm Creek Park Reserve

Eastman Nature Center

Wednesday, July 28: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms Story Hour - Turtle Time 
Sunday, August 1: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Monday, August 2: Raising a Monarch Butterfly and Caterpillar Care 
Sunday, August 8: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Monday, August 9: Child Drop-off: Go Deeper Into Nature - Water Life 
Wednesday, August 11: Picnic Blanket Program: Wildflowers  
Sunday, August 15: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Thursday, August 19: Monarch Tagging  
Sunday, August 22: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Tuesday, August 24: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms Story Hour - Be a Pond Puddler 
Wednesday, August 25: Women, Woods and Wine Hike  
Sunday, August 29: Nature Centers Without Walls
Tuesday, September 7: Prairie Seed Collection 
Saturday, October 9: Prairie Seed Collection

A green frog peeks through tall grasses.

Fish Lake Regional Park

Friday, July 30: KidSplash: Introduction to Kayaking
Saturday, July 31: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials for Women
Wednesday, August 4: Teen Adventures: Log Rolling 
Friday, August 6: Food Web Journey  

French Regional Park

Wednesday, July 28: History Hike
Saturday, August 7: Food Web Journey  
Sunday, August 8: Outdoor Skills Workshop for Women: Map and Compass Navigation  

Gale Woods Farm

Monday, July 26: My Preschooler & Me: Summer Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, July 31: Saturday Farm Days
Saturday, August 7: Saturday Mornings on the Farm  
Monday, August 9: My Preschooler & Me  
Saturday, August 14: Saturday Mornings on the Farm 
Sunday, August 15: Make and Take Fiber Arts: Felting  
Saturday, August 21: Saturday Mornings on the Farm  
Saturday, August 28: Saturday Mornings on the Farm 

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

Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Sunday, August 22: Canoe When the Moon Is Full 
Sunday, August 22: Flatwater Canoeing Essentials for Women 

Hyland Hills Ski Area

Wednesday, August 4: Movie on the Hill: Moana
Wednesday, August 11: Music on the Hill: The Good, the Bad and the Funky
Friday, September 10: Movie on the Hill: Coco

Richardson Nature Center

Sunday, August 1: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Sunday, August 8: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Tuesday, August 10: Family Canoe Night: Wildlife at Dusk  
Saturday, August 14: Raptors of Minnesota  
Sunday, August 15: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Sunday, August 22: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Saturday, August 28: Monarch Tagging  
Sunday, August 29: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Tuesday, September 21: Prairie Seed Collection

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

Sunday, August 1: Nature Centers Without Walls  
Thursday, August 5: Meet the Animal Ambassadors  
Saturday, August 7: Family Fishing  
Sunday, August 8: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Thursday, August 12: Nature on Tap: The Buzz on Bees  
Saturday, August 14: Dragonfly 101  
Saturday, August 14: Young Birders Club: eBird, Merlin and More  
Sunday, August 15: Morning Bird Walk for Adults 
Sunday, August 15: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Wednesday, August 18: Introduction to Archery for Adults 
Sunday, August 22: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Saturday, August 28: Catch a Crayfish  
Sunday, August 29: Nature Centers Without Walls 
Tuesday, August 31: Family Fishing 


A man and his daughter fish of a pier.

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

Tuesday, August 31: Prairie Seed Collection
Saturday, September 18: Prairie Seed Collection
Tuesday, October 5: Prairie Seed Collection

Noerenberg Gardens

Tuesday, August 10: Noerenberg History Walk  
Tuesday, August 10: Noerenberg History Walk: Extended Tour  
Sunday, August 22: Noerenberg History Walk  
Sunday, August 22: Noerenberg History Walk: Extended Tour   

Silverwood Park

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
Tuesday, August 3: Sunset Yoga  
Wednesday, August 4: Family Clay for Adult and Child: Summer Scavenger Hunt  
Wednesday, August 4: Silverwood OnStage: Freaque in Concert on a Pontoon 
Wednesday, August 4: Art Bike Parade  
Thursday, August 5: In the Park After Dark: Crafty Campfire  
Friday, August 6: Date Night: Yoga and Meditative Clay 
Saturday, August 7: Flower Natural Dyeing Workshop  
Sunday, August 8: Puppet Adventures and Let's Get StARTed  
Tuesday, August 10: Sunset Yoga  
Tuesday, August 10: My Child & Me: Eco Art - Plaster Casting and Fossils
Thursday, August 12: SPARK! Art and Nature for People Living with Memory Loss and Their Care Partners  
Thursday, August 12: Makers Circle  
Friday, August 13: My Child & Me: Eco Art - Plaster Casting and Fossils  
Saturday, August 14: Sculpture Trail Tour  
Monday, August 16: Natural History Trail Feature: Stop #8 - Dyers Garden and Flower Pounding 
Tuesday, August 17: Sunset Yoga  
Wednesday, August 18: YallaDrum! Ensemble in Concert  
Thursday, August 19: Opening Reception: Silverwood Student Show  
Sunday, August 22: Walk with a Naturalist 
Tuesday, August 24: Sunset Yoga 
Saturday, August 28: Digging in Clay: Nature-inspired Clay  
Tuesday, August 31: Sunset Yoga 

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)

There are no programs at this time.

The Landing

Tuesday, July 27: My Preschooler & Me: Butterflies and Bees 
Saturday, July 31: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Saturday, July 31: Meet the Farm Animals Walking Tour
Tuesday, August 3: My Preschooler & Me: Make a Splash  
Friday, August 6: Family Journey to Minnesota  
Saturday, August 7: Blacksmithing: Restoring a Portland Cutter Sleigh  
Saturday, August 7: Woodworking: Restoring a Portland Cutter Sleigh  
Saturday, August 7: Village Sampler Guided Tour  
Saturday, August 7: Meet the Farm Animals Walking Tour  
Sunday, August 8: Blacksmithing: Restoring a Portland Cutter Sleigh  
Sunday, August 8: Woodworking: Restoring a Portland Cutter Sleigh  
Sunday, August 8: Village Sampler Guided Tour  
Sunday, August 8: Meet the Farm Animals Walking Tour  
Monday, August 9: Monday Is Wash Day  
Saturday, August 14: Village Sampler Guided Tour  
Saturday, August 14: Meet the Farm Animals Walking Tour  
Sunday, August 15: Village Sampler Guided Tour 
Sunday, August 15: Meet the Farm Animals Walking Tour 
Monday, August 16: Monday Is Wash Day 
Saturday, August 21: Teen Adventures: Capture the Flag 
Saturday, August 21: Village Sampler Guided Tour  
Saturday, August 21: Meet the Farm Animals Walking Tour 
Sunday, August 22: Step into the Story: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne  
Sunday, August 22: Village Sampler Guided Tour 
Sunday, August 22: Meet the Farm Animals Walking Tour 
Thursday, August 26: Family Journey to Minnesota  
Saturday, August 28: Biking through History: Bricks and Beer Tour 
Saturday, August 28: Family Journey to Minnesota 
Saturday, August 28: Village Sampler Guided Tour  
Saturday, August 28: Meet the Farm Animals Walking Tour  
Sunday, August 29: Village Sampler Guided Tour  
Sunday, August 29: Meet the Farm Animals Walking Tour  
Tuesday, August 31: My Preschooler & Me: Make a Splash  

Twin Lakes Boat Access

There are no programs at this time.

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