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Date Event Details
02/22/2017
Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Ages 10 and up. Cost: Free!
Join us for a restoration-themed work day.  Every Wednesday we’ll head out onto the River Bend property to remove non-native invasive species and work to restore native habitat.  You’ll learn restoration skills at River Bend that you can take home and implement on your property!
No experience required!
02/27/2017
Monday, February 27th, 2017, 2:00-3:30pm
Cost: $8 per child
River Bend offers a monthly science program designed for homeschool families. Our programs are led by our experienced education staff. The classes are designed to provide students with an enriching hands-on experience to supplement their science lessons. All classes include an outdoor component!
Click program name for details.
02/28/2017
Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
03/01/2017
Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Ages 10 and up. Cost: Free!
Join us for a restoration-themed work day.  Every Wednesday we’ll head out onto the River Bend property to remove non-native invasive species and work to restore native habitat.  You’ll learn restoration skills at River Bend that you can take home and implement on your property!
No experience required!
03/02/2017
Open to adults. Cost: $80 per team (Up to 4 people per team).
Pre-registration is required by February 28th.

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017, 7:00-9:00pm

Think you know about nature?  Then River Bend invites you  to participate in our third annual Trivia Bee fundraising event!  Click on the link for more details!
03/04/2017
Saturday, March 4th, 2017, 9:30-10:30am
Open to all ages. Cost: Free!
Enjoy coffee and bagels in a relaxed atmosphere while watching the antics of wildlife. We'll meet in the comfort of the building to observe the birds and other visitors to the newly refurbished Windows on the Wild backyard habitat feeding area. Help with identification, fun facts, binoculars, guide books, and conversation will make this a great way to start the day.
Click event name for details.
03/08/2017
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $15 (Scholarships available)
Join the fun at River Bend Nature Center Science Club! Science Club is the early-release day science program for Faribault elementary school students at Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt Elementary and Cannon River STEM Schools. This program is for 1st through 5th graders. Participation is limited to the first 15 students to register from each school.
Click program name for details.
03/08/2017
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Ages 10 and up. Cost: Free!
Join us for a restoration-themed work day.  Every Wednesday we’ll head out onto the River Bend property to remove non-native invasive species and work to restore native habitat.  You’ll learn restoration skills at River Bend that you can take home and implement on your property!
No experience required!
03/08/2017
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017, 4:00-6:00pm
Open to adults. Cost: $5 ($3 for River Bend members).
Space is limited; pre-registration is encouraged.
Learn about the history and process of making real maple syrup in this hands-on workshop.  We'll discuss equipment requirements, bark and bud identification, tree tapping, and how to process sap into syrup.  You'll even get a chance to taste the finished product!  A portion of this program will be outside so wear sturdy shoes and warm clothes.  
03/11/2017
Wednesday, March 11th, 2017, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Open to adults. Cost: $5 ($3 for River Bend members).
Space is limited; pre-registration is encouraged.
Learn about the history and process of making real maple syrup in this hands-on workshop.  We'll discuss equipment requirements, bark and bud identification, tree tapping, and how to process sap into syrup.  You'll even get a chance to taste the finished product!  A portion of this program will be outside so wear sturdy shoes and warm clothes.  
03/15/2017
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Ages 10 and up. Cost: Free!
Join us for a restoration-themed work day.  Every Wednesday we’ll head out onto the River Bend property to remove non-native invasive species and work to restore native habitat.  You’ll learn restoration skills at River Bend that you can take home and implement on your property!
No experience required!
03/15/2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 12:00-2:00pm
Cost: $12 ($10 for River Bend members)
Join us once a month for a catered meal and nature presentation.
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03/22/2017
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Ages 10 and up. Cost: Free!
Join us for a restoration-themed work day.  Every Wednesday we’ll head out onto the River Bend property to remove non-native invasive species and work to restore native habitat.  You’ll learn restoration skills at River Bend that you can take home and implement on your property!
No experience required!
03/27/2017
Monday, March 27th, 2017, 2:00-3:30pm
Cost: $8 per child
River Bend offers a monthly science program designed for homeschool families. Our programs are led by our experienced education staff. The classes are designed to provide students with an enriching hands-on experience to supplement their science lessons. All classes include an outdoor component!
Click program name for details.
03/28/2017
Tuesday, March 28th , 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
03/29/2017
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017, 3:00 - 5:00pm
Ages 10 and up. Cost: Free!
Join us for a restoration-themed work day.  Every Wednesday we’ll head out onto the River Bend property to remove non-native invasive species and work to restore native habitat.  You’ll learn restoration skills at River Bend that you can take home and implement on your property!
No experience required!
04/01/2017
Saturday, April 1st, 2017, 9:30-10:30am
Open to all ages. Cost: Free!
Enjoy coffee and bagels in a relaxed atmosphere while watching the antics of wildlife. We'll meet in the comfort of the building to observe the birds and other visitors to the newly refurbished Windows on the Wild backyard habitat feeding area. Help with identification, fun facts, binoculars, guide books, and conversation will make this a great way to start the day.
Click event name for details.
04/12/2017
Wednesday, April 12th, 2017, 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $15 (Scholarships available)
Join the fun at River Bend Nature Center Science Club! Science Club is the early-release day science program for Faribault elementary school students at Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt Elementary and Cannon River STEM Schools. This program is for 1st through 5th graders. Participation is limited to the first 15 students to register from each school.
Click program name for details.
04/24/2017
Monday, April 24th, 2017, 2:00-3:30pm
Cost: $8 per child
River Bend offers a monthly science program designed for homeschool families. Our programs are led by our experienced education staff. The classes are designed to provide students with an enriching hands-on experience to supplement their science lessons. All classes include an outdoor component!
Click program name for details.
04/25/2017
Tuesday, April 25th, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
05/06/2017
Saturday, May 6th, 2017, 9:30-10:30am
Open to all ages. Cost: Free!
Enjoy coffee and bagels in a relaxed atmosphere while watching the antics of wildlife. We'll meet in the comfort of the building to observe the birds and other visitors to the newly refurbished Windows on the Wild backyard habitat feeding area. Help with identification, fun facts, binoculars, guide books, and conversation will make this a great way to start the day.
Click event name for details.
05/06/2017
Saturday, May 6th, 2017
50K, 25K, 10K, & 5K Trail Runs - One-mile Fun Walk
05/10/2017
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017, 1:00-4:00pm
Cost: $15 (Scholarships available)
Join the fun at River Bend Nature Center Science Club! Science Club is the early-release day science program for Faribault elementary school students at Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt Elementary and Cannon River STEM Schools. This program is for 1st through 5th graders. Participation is limited to the first 15 students to register from each school.
Click program name for details.
05/15/2017
Monday, May 15th, 2017, 2:00-3:30pm
Cost: $8 per child
River Bend offers a monthly science program designed for homeschool families. Our programs are led by our experienced education staff. The classes are designed to provide students with an enriching hands-on experience to supplement their science lessons. All classes include an outdoor component!
Click program name for details.
05/23/2017
Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
06/12/2017 - 06/15/2017
Date: June 12th-15th
Time: M-Th, 9am to 4pm.
Cost: $275 ($250 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
06/12/2017 - 06/15/2017
Date: June 12th-15th, 2017
Time: M-Th, 9am-Noon.
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
06/19/2017 - 06/22/2017
Date: June 19th-22nd.
Time: M-Th, 9am to 4pm.
Cost: $275 ($250 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
06/19/2017 - 06/22/2017
Date: June 19th-22nd, 2017.
Time: M-Th, 9am to Noon.
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
06/26/2017 - 06/29/2017
Date: June 26th-29th.
Time: M-Th, 9am to 4pm.
Cost: $275 ($250 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
06/26/2017 - 06/29/2017
Date: June 26th-29th.
Time: M-Th, 9am to Noon.
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp title for details.
06/27/2017
Tuesday, June 27th, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
07/10/2017 - 07/13/2017
Date: July 10th-13th
Time: M-Th, 9am to Noon.
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
07/10/2017 - 07/11/2017
Date: July 10th-11th.
Time: M-Tu, 9am-4pm
Cost: $175 ($150 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
07/12/2017 - 07/13/2017
Date: July 12th-13th.
Time: W-Th, 9am-4pm
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
07/17/2017 - 07/20/2017
Date: July 17th-20th.
Time: M-Th, 9am to 4pm.
Cost: $275 ($250 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
07/17/2017 - 07/20/2017
Date: July 17th-20th.
Time: M-Th, 9am to Noon.
Cost: $150 ($125 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
07/17/2017 - 07/20/2017
Date: July 17th-20th.
Time: M-Th, 9am-4pm
Cost: $175 ($150 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
07/24/2017 - 07/27/2017
Date: July 24th-27th.
Time: M-Th, 9am to 4pm.
Cost: $275 ($250 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
07/24/2017 - 07/27/2017
Date: July 24th-27th
Time: M-Th, 9am to Noon.
Cost: $125 ($150 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
07/25/2017
Tuesday, July 25th, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
07/31/2017 - 08/03/2017
Date: July 31st-August 3rd.
Time: M-Th, 9am to 4pm.
Cost: $275 ($250 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
07/31/2017 - 08/03/2017
Date: July 31st-August 3rd
Time: M-Th, 9am to Noon.
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
08/07/2017 - 08/10/2017
Date: August 7th-10th.
Time: M-Th, 9am to 4pm.
Cost: $275 ($250 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
08/07/2017 - 08/10/2017
Date: August 7th-10th, 2017.
Time: M-Th, 9am-Noon.
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
08/14/2017 - 08/16/2017
Date: August 14th-16th.
Time: M-W 9am-4pm
Cost: $200 ($175 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
08/14/2017 - 08/15/2017
Date: August 14th-15th.
Time: M-Tu, 9am-4pm
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
08/16/2017 - 08/17/2017
Date: August 16th-17th.
Time: W-Th, 9am-4pm
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
08/21/2017 - 08/24/2017
Date: August 21st-24th.
Time: M-Th, 9am to 4pm.
Cost: $275 ($250 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
08/21/2017 - 08/24/2017
Date: August 21st-24th.
Time: M-Th, 9am to Noon.
Cost: $125 ($100 for River Bend members).
Click camp name for details.
08/22/2017
Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
09/26/2017
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
10/24/2017
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
11/28/2017
Tuesday, November 28th, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
12/26/2017
Tuesday, December 26th, 2017, 7:00-8:00pm
Cost: Free!
Join us once a month for a nature book club and discussion.
Click event name for details.
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