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Robinson Nature Center Special Events

Click on links to register online for these programs (requires a Howard County Recreation & Parks user account) or call 410-313-0400 to register for any of these events.   

 

Saturday, October 25

Special Events Nature Trick or Treat Among the Trees - 4 to 6:45 PM. Ages 5 years and up with an adult. Celebrate Halloween with a trick-or-treating adventure along the trails. Learn about neat fall happenings while collecting healthy treats from our sponsors, David's Natural Market and Giant, for your child at each stop. See pictures from last year's event by clicking here. $7 per child; $5 per adult.  Click on one of the sessions below to register and secure your spot. Please arrive a few minutes prior to your start time as your session will leave promptly for the adventure along the trail. Program lasts approximately 1 hour and a half.

RP4858.101 - leaves at 4 PM (This section is FULL)

RP4858.102 - leaves at 4:15 PM (Only 5 spots left!)

RP4858.103 - leaves at 4:30 PM 

RP4858.104 - leaves at 4:45 PM 

RP4858.105 - leaves at 5 PM 

RP4858.106 - leaves at 5:15 PM 

 

Sunday, October 26

Special Events Nature  Enchanted Forest Trick-IN-Tot - 10 AM to Noon. (Program is FULL. Please call to be added to wait list). Ages 2 years and up with an adult. Celebrate Halloween with a stroller-friendly trick-or-treating adventure through our exhibits and along paved trails. Learn about neat fall happenings while collecting healthy treats from our sponsors, David's Natural Market and Giant, for your little one at each stop. $7 per child (2 years and up), $5 per adult; free under 2 years old. Click on one of the sessions below to register and secure your spot. Please arrive a few minutes prior to your start time as your session will leave promptly for the adventure. Program lasts approximately 1 hour. If you would like to be added to the wait list for any of the sections, please call 410-313-0400).

RP4858.113 - leaves at 10 AM (This section is FULL)

RP4858.114 - leaves at 10:15 AM (This section is FULL!)

RP4858.115 - leaves at 10:30 AM (This section is FULL)

RP4858.116 - leaves at 10:45 AM (This section is FULL)

RP4858.117 - leaves at 11 AM (This section is FULL!)

 

Saturday, November 1

Special Events Astronomy History Scope Out the Night Sky - 6:30 to 9:30 PM. Ages 8 years and up. Join the Maryland Science Center and Robinson Nature Center for an incredible opportunity to build your family's own telescope, handle meteorites billions of years old, see a planetarium show and view celestial objects through high-powered telescopes (weather-dependent). $24 per family (up to five family members). Click here to see pictures from last spring's event.

 

Sunday, November 2

Special Events NatureNEW! Pumpkin' Chunkin' - 2 to 3:30 PM. All ages. Watch as local high school STEM clubs compete using catapults they designed to launch old pumpkins towards targets in the woods. No registration necessary to watch. For those interested in entering a team in the competition, click here.

 

Friday, November 21

Special Events Mistletoe and Moonlight Shopping - 6 to 9 PM. All ages. Bring your family out to enjoy the Center's exhibits and live music while you shop for the perfect gift. Robinson annual pass holders receive a 15% discount on all purchases during this event. Admission to the Center is free during this event.

 

Saturday, December 13

Special Events Nature NEW! Happy Holi-Day Camp/Parent's Day Out to Shop - 9 AM to Noon (morning session); 1 to 4 PM (afternoon session); Noon to 1 PM (supervised lunch and movie). 6 to 12 years. Drop your children off at Robinson to make homemade holiday gifts and enjoy nature presentations while you head to the Mall in Columbia (less than 4 miles from the Center) for kid-free holiday shopping. $30 per session; $5 to add supervised lunch and movie. Click here to register or for more information.

 

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