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River Legacy


River Legacy
703 N.W. Green Oaks Blvd.
(at Cooper Street)
Arlington, TX 76006 US
817.860.6752

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DateTimeAdmissionProgram or Event
Dec 3 2 pm Free, donations accepted

Animal Exploration

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. Space is limited, please RSVP to 817.860.6752.


Dec 3 10 am to 11 am $5 to $44

Beginner's Adult Yoga Series

Beginner's adult yoga classes. Please bring your own yoga mat, water bottle and come dressed in comfortable workout attire. Led by certified yoga instructor, Becky Pena. Best suited for ages 16 and up.

Class Schedule:

Oct. 1

Oct. 15

Oct. 22

Oct. 29

Nov. 5

Nov. 12

Nov. 19

Nov. 26

Dec. 3

Dec. 10

Dec. 17

Cost is $5 per class; 5 classes for $20; or all 11 classes for $44. Call 817.860.6752, ext. 102 to register. Payment is due at time of registration.


Dec 8 10 am to 11:30 am $15 per child/adult pair/ $5 additional child

Nature Adventurers at River Legacy

Join us for Adventures with Woodpeckers! This series of occasional classes provide a special hands-on learning opportunity designed especially for preschoolers and an adult partner to introduce them to the naturally fun learning at River Legacy. Children ages 2 years, 6 months to 5 years old with a parent/caregiver will participate in a hands-on lesson, classroom activities, story and song time, and go on a guided nature walk. Cost is $15 per child/adult pair per class with $5 for 1 additional child (maximum 2 children per adult). Space is limited, please RSVP to 817.860.6752. Payment is due at time of registration. Other Nature Adventurer classes: Jan. 12; Feb. 2; Feb. 16; March 2; March 23; April 6; April 20 & May 11.


Dec 8 5:30 - 7:30 pm $15 per person

Artini Hour

Create reusable holiday gift boxes from holiday cards and other recycled materials. Instruction, supplies, and a tasty adult beverage will be provided. This month's featured drink is a Salted Caramel White Russian. Wine and light appetizers will also be served. We will have plenty of holiday cards to use, but feel free to bring your own old cards to add a personal touch. Cost is $15 per person. Ages 21 & up only; driver's license required. Instruction begins at 6 pm. Space is limited. Register online here. Payment is due at registration. For more information, call 817.860.6752. Please note, we will not be wrapping presents, but just creating the gift boxes to use later.


Dec 10 Free

 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.


Dec 10 10 am to 2 pm $10 per scout/sibling

Scout Badge Day

Naturalists will help Scouts complete some or all of the necessary requirements to achieve the certain badges or journeys. All materials are provided, however badges are not supplied by River Legacy Living Science Center. Cost is $10 per scout/sibling; parents/chaperones are FREE. No refund available. Registration is available online. Pre-registration is preferred, but not required.


Dec 10 10 am to 11 am $5 to $44

Beginner's Adult Yoga Series

Beginner's adult yoga classes. Please bring your own yoga mat, water bottle and come dressed in comfortable workout attire. Led by certified yoga instructor, Becky Pena. Best suited for ages 16 and up.

Class Schedule:

Oct. 1

Oct. 15

Oct. 22

Oct. 29

Nov. 5

Nov. 12

Nov. 19

Nov. 26

Dec. 3

Dec. 10

Dec. 17

Cost is $5 per class; 5 classes for $20; or all 11 classes for $44. Call 817.860.6752, ext. 102 to register. Payment is due at time of registration.


Dec 17 11 am Free, donations accepted

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. Space is limited, please RSVP to 817.860.6752. FREE.


Dec 17 10 am to 11 am $5 to $44

Beginner's Adult Yoga Series

Beginner's adult yoga classes. Please bring your own yoga mat, water bottle and come dressed in comfortable workout attire. Led by certified yoga instructor, Becky Pena. Best suited for ages 16 and up.

Class Schedule:

Oct. 1

Oct. 15

Oct. 22

Oct. 29

Nov. 5

Nov. 12

Nov. 19

Nov. 26

Dec. 3

Dec. 10

Dec. 17

Cost is $5 per class; 5 classes for $20; or all 11 classes for $44. Call 817.860.6752, ext. 102 to register. Payment is due at time of registration.


Dec 23

River Legacy Living Science Center will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. Please visit us when we reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 27 from 9 am to 5 pm.


Dec 24

River Legacy Living Science Center will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. Please visit us when we reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 27 from 9 am to 5 pm.


Dec 26

River Legacy Living Science Center will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26 for the Christmas holiday. Please visit us when we reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 27 from 9 am to 5 pm.


Dec 27

On The Border Gives Back to River Legacy!

Let On The Border on Copeland do the cooking and support River Legacy Living Science Center at the same time! On Dec. 27, from 11 am to 11 pm, for each guest who shows this flier either printed or on their mobile device, On the Border on Copeland will donate 20% of the event day sales to River Legacy Foundation. On the Border is located at 2011 Copeland Road, Arlington. This will be a monthly fundraiser on the last Tuesday of every month! So go ahead and give yourself a break from the kitchen once a month, and we look forward to seeing you at On the Border!


Dec 28 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm $2 per person

Magnificent Mammals

Enjoy an animal exploration followed by a craft led by a River Legacy Naturalist. RSVP for your guaranteed time slot of either 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm. Cost is $2 per person. RSVP to 817.860.6752, ext. 102. Registration is available 10 minutes prior to start time.


Dec 29 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm $2 per person

Radical Reptiles

Enjoy an animal exploration followed by a craft led by a River Legacy Naturalist. RSVP for your guaranteed time slot of either 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm. Cost is $2 per person. RSVP to 817.860.6752, ext. 102. Registration is available 10 minutes prior to start time.


Dec 30 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm $2 per person

Guided Hikes at River Legacy

Go on a guided hike led by a River Legacy Naturalist to explore the flora and fauna of River Legacy Parks. RSVP for your guaranteed time slot of 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm. Hike will be followed by a craft/activity. Cost is $2 per person. RSVP to 817.860.6752, ext. 102. Registration is available 10 minutes prior to start time.


Coming soon to River Legacy

Dec. 8: Preschoolers & Parents can enjoy learning about woodpeckers together!


Dec. 8: Recycle holiday cards into gift boxes.


Dec. 10: Scouts get help with journey or badges!


Dec. 23-26: Living Science Center Closed for Christmas Holiday.