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2024 Calendar of Events

January 18th - Thursday Nature Program (4 pm – 6 pm) 27th - Nature Tots (10:30 am – 11:30 am) 27th - Science Saturday - (1 pm – 2 pm) February 14th - Date Night at RBNC (5:30 pm – 9 pm) 15th - Thursday Nature Program (4 pm – 6 pm) 23rd - Sip’n…

Nature Preschool!

Nature Preschool at River Bend Nature Center is coming back this spring! Children will experience dynamic, free-play exploration of their natural environment. Guided by their innate sense of wonder, children will explore several ecosystems, including the bottomland forest, the pond, the wildside, and the hillside. The activities and locations are learner-directed so children have an…

STEAM Spring Break Camp 2024

Spring Break Camp is back again this year at River Bend Nature Center, March 11th through the 15th from 8:30 AM- 12:00 PM! Join in on all the cool hands-on activities and make new friends! Outdoor adventures await this year’s campers! STEAM Camp blends together components of science, technology, engineering, art, and math in a way…

Spring Break Animal Show 2024

Check out our live animal presentation on March 12th and March 14th at 2 pm! All ages are welcome. Included with general admission, free for members. See you then! General admission: $6, Children/Seniors/Military/Students: $5, and Children 1 and Under and RBNC members are free. Do you want free admission for all of River Bend’s weekly…

Thursday Nature Program: Butterfly Bonanza

Join us on Thursday, March 21st, from 4-6 pm for our Thursday Nature Program: Butterfly Bonanza! Activities include: All ages are welcome, this program is FREE and is sponsored by the George and Fay Young Foundation. Do you want free admission for all of River Bend’s weekly programs, discounts on birthdays, camps, special events, and…

Sip N’ Science- Scale Tales (21 & Up)

Join us for an unforgettable evening of learning about our slithery friends at River Bend! Presented by our Exhibits Manager Kevin Seman, get ready for a whirlwind presentation all about Texas's native snakes. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to sip on your favorite beverages, savor delicious hor d'oeuvres, and engage with these fascinating creatures up…

$25

Nature Tots: Celebrate Spring

Join us on Saturday, March 30th, from 10:30 am - 11:30 am for our Nature Tots program, Celebrate Spring! This program is for ages 2-6 and is included with general admission. Nature Tots begins at 10:30 AM, and it is not a come-and-go program. General admission: $6, Children/Seniors/Military/Students: $5, and Children 1 and Under and…

Science Saturday: Spring Has Sprung!

Join us on Saturday, March 30th, from 1- 2 pm for our Science Saturday program, Spring Has Sprung! This program is for ages K-8th and is included with general admission. Science Saturday begins at 1 pm, and it is not a come-and-go program. General admission: $6, Children/Seniors/Military/Students: $5, and Children 1 and Under and RBNC…

Dallas Zoo Animal Show!

The Dallas Zoo is coming to River Bend Nature Center May 10th, 11th, and 12th! There will be two animal shows each day at 10 am and 11:15 am. This 45-minute interactive program features animals from around the world!

$5