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 at 8 AM 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

There are no programs at this time.

Baker Outdoor Learning Center

Sunday, September 11: Beat Back Invasives
Friday, September 16: Archery
Tuesday, September 20: Girl Scouts: Brownies Climbing Adventure Badge
Sunday, September 25: Campfire Cooking: Around the World Edition

Baker National Golf Course

Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 6–20: Birdie Level Lessons
Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 6–20: Player Level Lessons 
Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 6–20: Par Level Lessons

A chickadee perches on a metal bar.

Bryant Lake Regional Park

There are no programs at this time.

Carver Park Reserve

Mondays, September 12–October 3: Homeschool Family: The Grimm Experience
Sunday, September 18: Beginner Archery
Saturdays, September 24–October 8: Adapted: Mountain Bike Club

Lowry Nature Center

Saturday, August 20: Bird Banding
Sunday, August 21: Raptors Up Close
Sunday, August 21: DIY Pinhole Camera
Saturday, August 27: Nature Center Without Walls
Saturday, August 27: Nature Art Exploration
Sunday, August 28: Hiking and Tree ID for People with Autism

Saturday, September 3: Monarch Tagging
Sunday, September 4: Monarch Tagging
Monday, September 5: Monarch Tagging
Monday, September 5: Ephemeral Nature Art
Saturday, September 10: Mindfulness Hike through the Prairie
Saturday, September 10: Ethnobotany of Kathy's Prairie
Sunday, September 11: Forts and Fire-Building for People with Autism
Monday, September 12: My Preschooler & Me: Lowry Little Explorers
Monday, September 12: Mondays are for the Birds
Mondays, September 12–October 31: Preschool Drop-off Series: Kits and Cubs
Saturday, September 17: Bird Banding
Sunday, September 18: Raptors Up Close
Sunday, September 18: Laura Ingalls Prairie Day
Monday, September 19: Mondays are for the Birds
Saturday, September 24: Bird Sketching
Sunday, September 25: Journal Like Leopold
Monday, September 26: My Preschooler & Me: Lowry Little Explorers

Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park

Thursday, September 8: Nature Journaling
Friday, September 30: SomaYoga: Body Mindfulness & Stress Management – Sesión de Atención Plena del Cuerpo y Manejo del Estrés 55

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Saturday, August 27: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson

Saturday, September 3: Family Canoeing
Saturday, September 10: Harvest Moon Hike
Saturday, September 10: Geocaching for S'mores
Sunday, September 11: Family Kayaking
Saturday, September 17: Hidden History Hike
Saturday, September 17: Birding for Beginners Hike
Sunday, September 18: Moving for Wellness - Outdoor Qigong
Sunday, September 25: Family Archery
Thursday, September 29: Moving for Wellness - Outdoor Qigong

Cleary Lake Golf Course

Tuesday, August 30–Tuesday, September 13: Get Golf Ready 2 Women's

A boy puts an arrow in his bow in a line of archers participating in a Family Archery class.

Crow-Hassan Park Reserve

Wednesday, August 24: Monarch Tagging on the Prairie

Thursday, September 1: Prairie Seed Collection
Tuesday, September 6: Prairie Seed Collection
Friday, September 9: Monarch Tagging on the Prairie
Tuesday, September 20: Prairie Seed Collection
Thursday, September 22: Birds of the Prairie
Saturday, September 24: Prairie Seed Collection
Friday, September 30: Golden Hour Hike

Dakota Rail Regional Trail

There are no programs at this time.

Eagle Lake Regional Park

There are no programs at this time.

Eagle Lake Youth Golf Center

Saturdays, August 20–September 24: Birdie Level Lessons
Saturdays, August 20–September 24: Player Level Lessons
Monday–Friday, August 22–26: Player Level Lessons
Monday–Friday, August 22–26: Par Level Lessons

Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 6–20: Get Golf Ready 1 Women's

Elm Creek Park Reserve

Saturday, August 27: Prairie Seed Collection

Sunday, September 25: Biking Through History: The French Connection
Tuesday, September 27: Prairie Seed Collection

Eastman Nature Center

Sunday, August 21: Free Family Fun Day: Monarchs
Monday, August 22: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms Story Hour - Magnificent Monarch Migration
Saturday, August 27: Free Family Fun Day: Nature Games
Saturday, August 27: Pedal To Picnic
Sunday, August 28: Free Family Fun Day: Monarchs
Wednesday, August 31: Wellness Wednesday

Saturday, September 3: Weekend Bird Hike
Saturday, September 3: Coffee Roasting for Birds
Sunday, September 4: Monarch Butterfly Tagging
Tuesdays, September 6–November 8: Women Walking Series
Wednesday, September 7: Wellness Wednesdays
Thursday, September 8: Early Morning Bird Hike
Saturday, September 10: Full Moon Hike
Sunday, September 11: Fall Hiking Adventure
Tuesday, September 13: My Preschooler & Me: Puppet Escapades
Tuesdays, September 13–November 22: Homeschool Drop-off Series: Expressions in Nature
Tuesdays, September 13–May 23: Homeschool Drop-off Series: Junior Scientist
Wednesday, September 14: Women, Woods and Wine Hike
Wednesday, September 14: Wellness Wednesdays
Thursdays, September 15–November 17: Preschool Drop-off Series: Kits & Cubs
Saturday, September 17: Creek Clean-Up
Sunday, September 18: Prairies and Pollinators
Tuesdays, September 20–October 25: Youth Drop-off Series: Nature Inspired Engineering Club
Wednesday, September 21: Wellness Wednesdays
Thursday, September 22: Golden Hour Hike
Sunday, September 25: Fall Hiking Adventure
Monday, September 26: My Preschooler & Me: Bookworms Story Hour: Go Buggy Insect Hunt 
Monday, September 26: Homeschool Family: Trees 
Wednesday, September 28: Wellness Wednesdays

Fish Lake Regional Park

Saturday, August 20: Adapted: Lake Kayaking

Tuesday, September 6: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson
Wednesdays, September 7–28: GreenFit Club: Fall Outdoor Adventures
Sunday, September 11: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson
Friday, September 16: 50+ Adventures: Flatwater Kayaking Essentials
Sunday, September 25: Family Kayaking

French Regional Park

Thursdays, June 23–August 18: GreenFit Club Series: Nordic Walking

Wednesdays, September 7–October 26: Trails Club for Women
Friday, September 9: Geocaching for S'mores
Saturdays, September 10–November 19: Family Outdoor Adventure Club
Tuesday, September 13: Paddling Through History
Tuesdays, September 13–November 1: Dryland Cross-country Ski Training Club - French
Thursdays, September 15–October 20: GreenFit Club: Nordic Walking at French Regional Park

Gale Woods Farm

Saturday, August 20: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Saturday, August 27: Saturday Mornings on the Farm

Saturday, September 3: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Wednesday, September 7: My Preschooler & Me: Farm Beginnings
Saturday, September 10: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Mondays, September 12–October 24: Homeschool Drop-off Series: Exploring Farm Animals
Mondays, September 12–October 24: Homeschool Drop-off Series: Farm Investigations
Mondays, September 12–October 31: Preschool Drop-off Series: Little Farmhands
Tuesdays, September 13–October 25: Homeschool Drop-off: Growing Roots
Tuesdays, September 13–October 25: Homeschool Drop-off Series: Exploring Farm Animals
Saturday, September 17: Family Pudgy-Pie Night
Saturday, September 17: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Tuesday, September 20: My Preschooler & Me: Farm Beginnings
Saturday, September 24: Youth Drop-off: Needle Felting for Youth
Saturday, September 24: Saturday Mornings on the Farm: Make & Take Fiber Crafts
Wednesday, September 28: Farm to Table Food Preservation: Homebrewed Kombucha

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

Glen Lake Golf and Practice Center

Monday–Friday, August 22–26: Get Golf Ready 1

Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Tuesdays, September 6–27: Preschool Drop-off Series: Kits and Cubs
Wednesday, September 7: My Preschooler & Me: Puppet Escapades: In the Prairie/En la Pradera    
Sunday, September 11: Free Family Fun Day: Prairie Insects
Monday, September 12: Family Kayaking
Thursday, September 15: Prairie Seed Collection
Thursdays, September 15–November 3: Dryland Cross-country Ski Training Club - Hyland
Sunday, September 18: Sunset Canoe
Sunday, September 18: Family Canoeing
Sunday, September 18: Free Family Fun Day: Amphibians and Reptiles
Friday, September 23: My Preschooler & Me: Fall Harvest
Saturday, September 24: Young Birders Club: Heading South
Sunday, September 25: Free Family Fun Day: Minnesota Mammals

Hyland Greens Golf Course

There are no programs at this time.

Hyland Hills Ski Area

Friday, September 9: Movie on the Hill: Hook 

Richardson Nature Center

Saturday, August 20: Monarch Tagging
Sunday, August 21: Free Family Fun Day: Ospreys
Saturday, August 27: Monarch Tagging
Sunday, August 28: Free Family Fun Day: Mud Kitchen

Saturday, September 3: Monarch Tagging
Sunday, September 4: Free Family Fun Day: Meet the Raptors
Monday, September 5: Monarch Tagging

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.

A man runs on grass with birch trees in the background as part of the 2021 Trail Mix race.

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park

Saturday, August 20: Early Morning Bird Walk
Saturday, August 20: Young Birders Club: Sparrows and Finches, Oh My!
Sunday, August 21: Free Family Fun Day: River Fun!
Saturday, August 27: Catch a Crayfish
Sunday, August 28: Free Family Fun Day: Spiders

Saturday, September 3: River Critters
Sunday, September 4: Free Family Fun Days: Meet the Animal Ambassadors
Saturday, September 10: Young Birders Club: Fall Migration
Saturday, September 10: Early Morning Bird Walk
Sunday, September 11: Free Family Fun Day: Puppets and Masks
Mondays, September 12–November 21: Homeschool Drop-off Series: Habitat Explorers
Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 13–May 18: Nature School
Saturday, September 17: Seed Engineering
Sunday, September 18: Free Family Fun Day: Camouflage
Tuesday, September 20: Nature on Tap: The Biotic Index
Saturday, September 24: Escape Room Without Walls
Sunday, September 25: Free Family Fun Day: Story Walk: How Do Birds Find Their Way?
Sunday, September 25: The Phenology Society: September Meet Up
Wednesday, September 28: Homeschool Family: Turtle Adaptations

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

Tuesday, August 30: Prairie Seed Collection

Thursday, September 8: Hidden History Hike
Sunday, September 18: Colors of Nature Walk

Noerenberg Gardens

Thursday, September 8: Noerenberg History Walk
Saturday, September 10: Noerenberg History Walk

Parkers Lake Golf Center

There are no programs at this time.

Silverwood Park

Tuesday, August 23: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, August 24: Silverwood OnStage: Yalla Drum! in Concert
Saturday, August 27: Digging in Clay: Nature-inspired Clay 
Tuesday, August 30: Sunset Yoga

Tuesday, September 6: Sunset Yoga
Tuesdays, September 6–27: My Preschooler & Me: Acorn Club
Tuesdays, September 6–27: Preschool Drop-off Series: Doodlebugs
Tuesdays, September 6–October 11: Ceramic Handbuilding Series for Beginners
Thursday, September 8: SPARK! Art and Nature for People Living with Memory Loss and Their Care Partner
Thursday, September 8: Opening Reception: Traces by Cameron Zebrun
Thursday, September 8: Opening Reception: Natural Resonance by Kim Heidkamp
Friday, September 9: Date Night: Skulls, Furs and Clay Critters
Monday, September 12: My Child & Me: Eco Art: Watercolor Weaving and Butterflies
Monday, September 12: My Preschooler & Me: Family Clay: Clouds
Tuesday, September 13: Sunset Yoga
Thursday, September 15: In the Park After Dark: Pointing Out the Planets
Thursdays, September 15–29: Homeschool Drop-off Series: Clay and Outdoor Skills
Friday, September 16: My Child & Me: Eco Art: Watercolor Weaving and Butterflies
Saturday, September 17: Field Trip
Tuesday, September 20: Sunset Yoga
Thursday, September 22: Make & Mingle Reflect
Tuesday, September 27: Sunset Yoga

A woman fishes near the edge of a lake. Bare tree branches are in the background.

Sochacki Park

Friday, September 9: Full Moon Walk: Harvest Moon
Saturday, September 10: Biking Through History: Parks Over Pints

Spring Lake Regional Park

Sunday, September 11: Hidden History Hike

Taft Park (Offsite)

There are no programs at this time.

The Landing

Saturday, August 20: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Saturday, August 20: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Sunday, August 21: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Sunday, August 21: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Monday, August 22: Monday Is Wash Day
Saturday, August 27: Blacksmithing: Restoring a Portland Cutter Sleigh
Saturday, August 27: Woodworking: Restoring a Portland Cutter Sleigh
Saturday, August 27: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Saturday, August 27: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Sunday, August 28: Blacksmithing: Restoring a Portland Cutter Sleigh
Sunday, August 28: Woodworking: Restoring a Portland Cutter Sleigh
Sunday, August 28: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Sunday, August 28: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour 
Tuesday, August 30: My Preschooler & Me: Fun on the Farm!

Saturday, September 3: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Saturday, September 3: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Sunday, September 4: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Sunday, September 4: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Monday, September 5: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Monday, September 5: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Tuesday, September 6: My Preschooler & Me: Harvest Time
Tuesday, September 13: My Preschooler & Me: Harvest Time
Saturday, September 17: Step Into the Story: Around the World in 80 Days, by Jules Verne
Sunday, September 18: Wonder Weeds and Problem Plants: Invasive Species and Their Removal
Tuesday, September 20: My Preschooler & Me: Apple Time
Tuesday, September 27: My Preschooler & Me: Apple Time
Thursday, September 29: Board Game Night at The Landing

Twin Lakes Boat Launch

There are no programs at this time.