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Parks & Recreation Department1000 Krenek Tap Road979.764.3486

FALL SCHEDULE


EXPLORING HISTORY LUNCHEONS • REGISTRATION: AUG. 2-FRIDAY BEFORE LUNCHEON
College Station’s Historic Preservation Committee and Parks and Recreation Department present monthly lectures about our community’s history. Attendance is free, but lunch is $7 per person. Lunch reservations are required by the Friday before the luncheon. Call 979.764.3486 or visit rectrac.cstx.gov or a parks facility to reserve your lunch. Payment is required at registration.

All Ages • $7/lunch • 3rd Wed. • Monthly • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Larry J. Ringer Library

Nov. 17 • “Preserving Military History at the Museum” by Leisha Mullins
Dec. 15 • “Stories and History of the Singing Cadets” by David Kipp

LIGHTS ON
As you stroll or drive-thru through the park, you can do more than look — you can listen, too! Tune in to Christmas 97.3 FM as you drive to enjoy Christmas music provided by Bryan Broadcasting. Don’t forget to drop your letter off for Santa in our North Pole mailbox before Dec. 24. Click here for more information.

All Ages • Free • Daily • Nov. 25-Jan. 1 • 6-11 p.m. • Stephen C. Beachy Central Park

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
Enjoy holiday treats, browse information tables highlighting available programs, take photos with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, and more. Light refreshments are provided.

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • Dec. 1 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. • Meyer Senior & Community Center

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK
Enjoy old-fashioned hayrides, cookies and chocolate milk, live entertainment, actual snow slides, photos with Santa and reindeer, adopt a Holiday Parks Pal, arts and crafts, and more! Admission is free. Click here for more information.

All Ages • Free • Fri. & Sat. • Dec. 3-4 • 6-10 p.m. • Stephen C. Beachy Central Park

SPRING SCHEDULE


NATURE CENTER’S STAR PARTY 

Learn about the astronomical world around us through educational booths, games, and much more. Light, galactically themed refreshments are served as we explore the sky.

All Ages • Free • Fri. • Feb. 25 • 7-10 p.m. • Lick Creek Nature Center

MOVIES IN THE PARK: “A DOG’S JOURNEY”
Join us for Movies in the Park, Pups and Popcorn Night at the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater. We’ll show “A Dog’s Journey” on our 32-foot-wide inflatable, high-definition screen. Admission is free, gates open at 5 p.m., and the movie begins at sundown. Bring refreshments, lawn chairs, and blankets, but remember that coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller — and don’t bring alcohol or glass containers. Come early and enjoy our giant lawn games. You can buy popcorn from a vendor, but if you enter via Holleman Drive, you’ll receive free popcorn and a treat for your pet while supplies last. Please be prepared to clean up after your pet.

All Ages • Free • Sat. • March 26 • 5-10 p.m. • Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater

MONARCH MARCH
Celebrate the life of the monarch butterfly with a walk-through at Lick Creek Park’s Monarch Waystation, educational booths, tips on how to create your own waystation or butterfly garden, and much more.

All Ages • Free • Sun. • March 27 • 1-4 p.m. • Lick Creek Nature Center

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