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

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

Monday, August 15: Charity Golf Open - Twosome
Monday, August 15: Charity Golf Open - Foursome
Monday, August 15–Friday, August 19: Birdie Level Lessons

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

Saturday, August 6: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson

Carver Park Reserve

Saturday, August 13: Second Saturdays at Grimm Farmhouse: Farm Food Preservation

Lowry Nature Center

Saturday, August 6: Nature Center Without Walls
Saturday, August 6: Universe in the Park
Saturday, August 6: Laura Ingalls Prairie Day
Sunday, August 7: Catching Insects with Nets
Sunday, August 14: A Scavenger Hunt
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: Ephemeral Nature Art
Saturday, September 10: Mindfulness Hike through the Prairie
Saturday, September 10: Ethnobotany of Kathy's Prairie
Saturday, September 17: Bird Banding
Sunday, September 18: Raptors Up Close

Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park

There are no programs at this time.

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Saturday, August 6: Family Log Rolling
Friday, August 12: Family Canoe When the Moon is Full
Saturday, August 13: Public Safety Day
Sunday, August 14: Family Kayaking
Saturday, August 27: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson

Saturday, September 17: Hidden History Hike

Cleary Lake Golf Course

Saturdays, August 6–September 3: Player Level Lessons
Monday, August 8–Thursday, August 11: Hooked on Golf 1 - Par Level Lessons
Monday–Friday, August 8–12: Birdie Level Lessons
Mondays and Wednesdays, August 8–22: Get Golf Ready 1
Mondays and Wednesdays, August 8–22: Get Golf Ready 1 Women's
Tuesdays and Thursdays, August 9–Tuesday, August 23: Get Golf Ready 2 Women's
Tuesday, August 16–Wednesday, August 17: Cleary Cup - Boys 8-10
Tuesday, August 16–Wednesday, August 17: Cleary Cup - Boys 11+
Tuesday, August 16–Wednesday, August 17: Cleary Cup - Girls 8+
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

Saturday, August 6: Youth Drop-off: Young Birders Club: Birding On The Prairie
Tuesday, August 16: Prairie Seed Collection

Thursday, September 1: Prairie Seed Collection
Tuesday, September 6: Prairie Seed Collection
Tuesday, September 20: Prairie Seed Collection
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

Monday–Friday, August 8–12: Player Level Lessons
Monday–Friday, August 8–12: Par Level Lessons
Mondays and Wednesdays, August 8–22: Get Golf Ready 1 Women's
Tuesday–Thursday, August 9–11: Little Whippers - Learn to Golf
Monday–Friday, August 15–19: Player Level Lessons
Monday–Friday, August 15–19: Par Level Lessons
Monday–Friday, August 15–19: Golf for Youth on the Autism Spectrum
Tuesday–Thursday, August 16–18: Little Whippers - Learn to Golf
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

Friday, August 5: Family Archery
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 7: Free Family Fun Day: Great Horned Owl    
Thursday, August 11: Early Morning Bird Hike
Thursday, August 11: Youth Drop-off: Nature Detectives
Saturday, August 13: Biking for Birds
Sunday, August 14: Free Family Fun Day: Bears
Wednesday, August 17: Women, Woods and Wine Hike
Saturday, August 20: What's Inside?
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
Thursdays, September 8–November 10: Master Naturalist: Big Woods, Big Rivers
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: Bird Banding
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: Birds of the Prairie
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

Tuesday, August 9: Sunset Canoe
Thursday, August 11: Flatwater Kayak Essentials
Friday, August 19: 50+ Adventures: Stand-up Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson
Saturday, August 20: Adapted: Lake Kayaking

French Regional Park

Wednesdays, June 22–August 10: GreenFit Club Series: Outdoor Adventures
Thursdays, June 23–August 18: GreenFit Club Series: Nordic Walking

Tuesday, September 13: Paddling Through History
 

Gale Woods Farm

Saturday, August 6: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Saturday, August 13: Saturday Mornings on the Farm
Sunday, August 14: Breakfast on the 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 8–12: Par Level Lessons
Monday–Friday, August 22–26: Get Golf Ready 1

Hyland Lake Park Reserve

Thursday, September 15: Prairie Seed Collection

Hyland Greens Golf Course

Saturdays, August 6–September 10: Birdie Level Lessons

Hyland Hills Ski Area

Wednesday, August 10: Movie on the Hill: Sing 2

Friday, September 9: Movie on the Hill: Hook 

Richardson Nature Center

Sunday, August 7: Free Family Fun Day: Pond Exploration
Sunday, August 14: Free Family Fun Day: Nature's Treasure Hunt
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

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

Friday, August 5: Hidden History Canoe Tour of Lake Rebecca

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

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park

Sunday, August 7: Free Family Fun Day: Feed the Animals
Thursday, August 11: Nature on Tap: The Secret Life of Mussels
Thursday, August 11: Full Moon Walk: Lynx Moon
Saturday, August 13: Rafting on the River
Sunday, August 14: Free Family Fun Day: Nature Photography 101
Sunday, August 14: The Phenology Society: August Meet Up
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

Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 13–May 18: Nature School

Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve

Monday, August 15: Nature Journaling
Tuesday, August 30: Prairie Seed Collection

Thursday, September 8: Hidden History Hike

Noerenberg Gardens

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

Parkers Lake Golf Center

Monday–Wednesday, August 8–10: Little Whippers - Learn to Golf
Monday–Friday, August 8–12: Player Level Lessons

Silverwood Park

Tuesday, August 9: My Preschooler & Me: Acorn Club
Wednesday, August 10: Silverwood OnStage: Dark Bunny in Concert
Thursday, August 11: SPARK! Art and Nature for People Living with Memory Loss and Their Care Partners
Thursday, August 11: Gallery Reception: Silverwood Student Show
Friday, August 12: Date Night: Canoeing and Water-inspired Clay
Friday, August 12: Madder Natural Dye
Sunday, August 14: Walk with a Naturalist
Sunday, August 14: Puppet Adventures and Let's Get StARTed
Monday, August 15: My Child & Me: Eco Art - Sand Casting and Soil
Tuesday, August 16: Sunset Yoga
Wednesday, August 17: Silverwood OnStage: Turn Turn Turn in Concert
Thursday, August 18: In the Park After Dark: Birds of the Night Sky
Friday, August 19: My Child & Me: Eco Art - Sand Casting and Soil
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

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

Sochacki Park

Saturday, September 10: Biking Through History: Parks Over Pints

Spring Lake Regional Park

Tuesday, August 9: Hidden History Hike: Spring Lake Regional Park
Wednesday, August 10: Nature Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, September 11: Hidden History Hike

Taft Park (Offsite)

There are no programs at this time.

The Landing

Saturday, August 6: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Saturday, August 6: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Sunday, August 7: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Sunday, August 7: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Monday, August 8: Monday Is Wash Day
Saturday, August 13: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Saturday, August 13: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Sunday, August 14: Wonder Weeds and Problem Plants: Invasive Species and Their Removal
Sunday, August 14: Village Sampler Guided Tour
Sunday, August 14: Meet the Farm Animals Guided Walking Tour
Tuesday, August 16: My Preschooler & Me: Make a Splash
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
Saturday, September 10: Strange Brew: Making Acorn Coffee
Sunday, September 11: Strange Brew: Making Acorn Coffee
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.