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Saturday, May 18, 2019

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Family Canoe Trips
family canoe trips

Family Canoe Trips

Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 9:00am - 11:30am Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 9:30am - 1:00pm

Bring the family for a paddle on the Rhode River at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center.

Advance Registration Required
No

Event Details

Bring the family for a paddle on the Rhode River at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. We’ll look for wildlife, talk about research, and enjoy time outside on the Bay. Bring a picnic lunch and eat before or after the paddle at our picnic area. Instructors will provide basic paddling instruction, life jackets, and canoes. We'll look for eagles, otters, muskrats, herons, and more. Children must be 6 years or older, and anyone 16 or younger must be accompanied by an adult.

There are two trips each day: 
9 am-11:30 am & 1 pm -3:30 pm

May 18th 
June 22nd 
July 20th - CANCELED DUE TO HEAT ADVISORY
August 24th
October 19th

November 2nd

Cost is $20 for ages 13-Adult and $18 for ages 12 and younger.

Registration Drop In, and first come, first served. 

Cash or check only.

QUESTIONS? Call (443) 482.2216.  SERC also offers group trips. If you’re interested in a canoe trip for your group or organization then please call the number listed as well.

9:30AM - 1:00PM
 
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SERC Science Saturday
Science Saturday

SERC Science Saturday

Learn about the secret lives of plants.

Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Join us for explorations of SERC research with our Science Saturdays. Bring the family for a day of hands-on activities alongside Smithsonian scientists and Pepper, the robot! 

Event Details

Cost: FREE and open to all
Location: SERC campus. We’ll show you where to park when you get here. Directions can be found on our website.
Bring: No food will be available for purchase, but you are welcome to bring your own lunch or snacks.

We hope to see you all there!

If you have any questions please contact Karen McDonald at mcdonaldk@si.eduor (443) 482-2216. 

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