703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
(at Cooper Street)
Arlington, TX 76006 US
|Date||Time||Admission||Program or Event|
|May 4||2 pm||Free, donations accepted||
Discover the habits and adaptations of one of our native animals during a live animal observation with a River Legacy Naturalist at River Legacy Living Science Center. RSVP to 817.860.6752.
Backyard Composting Classes
The City of Arlington Master Composter volunteers hold composting classes the second Saturday of every month at the composting display in the Science Center's parking lot area. The class includes demonstrations of proper pile building, and a worm compost bin. Attendees will receive a free book. No need to register, just show up. Dress for the weather. For more information, call 817.459.6778 or visit www.arlingtontx.gov.
|May 11||2 pm||FREE||
Explore the nature trails surrounding the Science Center on a family-friendly Naturalist-led Nature Walk. RSVP to 817.860.6752.
Purchase tickets to Six Flags Hurricane Harbor for the low price of just $17 (a savings of almost $13) at River Legacy Living Science Center's Acorns Gift Shop while supplies last! Tickets are valid any operating day of Hurricane Harbor's 2013 season which begins May 11 and runs through Sept. 15. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit River Legacy Foundation's environmental education programs at River Legacy Living Science Center. Tickets can be purchased between 9 am and 5 pm Mondays through Saturdays at the gift shop inside the Center. Visit www.sixflags.com/hurricaneharbortexas for operating days and hours of Hurricane Harbor.
|May 18||8 am||Free, donations accepted||
Venture further into the park in this 3-hour hike led by a Master Naturalist. Hike will begin and end at River Legacy Living Science Center, and although it is a longer hike, it will be led at a slow and leisurely pace so participants can learn more about our native flora and fauna. Best suited for ages 12 and up. Space is limited, please RSVP to 817.860.6752.
|May 18||11 am||Free||
Saturday Story Time
Children of all ages are invited to listen to fun, seasonal stories presented by a librarian from the Arlington Public Libraries at River Legacy Living Science Center. Stay after for related activity. RSVP to 817.860.6752.
|May 25||10 am||Free, donations accepted||
Texas Bumblebee Watch
Most people are aware of the decline of the non-native European honeybee, but few are aware of the decline of native Texas bumblebees. During this adult workshop at River Legacy Living Science Center, Texas Parks and Wildlife invertebrate biologist Michael D. Warriner will teach participants the importance of these native insects and how to identify them and report their locations. Best suited for ages 10 and up. Space is limited, please RSVP to 817.860.6752.
May 25: Learn how to track and identify Bumblebees!
June 1: Discover the characteristics of one our native animals.
June 1: Participate in National Trails Day by going on one of our Guided Trail Hikes!
June 8: Go on a family-friendly guided nature walk.