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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
Jan 2

River Legacy Living Science Center will be closed for New Year's Day.


Jan 7 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. RSVP to 817.860.6752.


Jan 10 Class Fee Applies

After School Clubs #1

During after-school clubs at River Legacy, students have the unique experience of exploring the plants, animals and habitats of a riparian forest in the middle of the Metroplex. Clubs are:

  • Nature Explorers - K-1st Grades
  • Eco-Detectives - 2nd -3rd Grades
  • Junior Naturalists - 4th-6th Grades

Clubs meet once a month from September through April (except December). Sign up online for 2016-2017 After-School Clubs or e-mail registrar@riverlegacy.org for more information.


Jan 11 Class Fee Applies

Home School Science Classes

Home School programs help augment science studies by providing hands-on experiences using the animal collections and specimens of River Legacy Living Science Center. Classes meet the second Wednesday of every month. Sign up online for 2016-2017 Home School Classes or e-mail registrar@riverlegacy.org for more information.


Jan 12 10 am to 11:30 am $15 per child/adult pair/ $5 additional child

Nature Adventurers at River Legacy

Join us for Adventures with Snakes! 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, ext. 102. Payment is due at time of registration. Other Nature Adventurer classes: Feb. 2; Feb. 16; March 2; March 23; April 6; April 20 & May 11.


Jan 14 2 pm Free, donations accepted

Nature Walk

Explore the nature trails surrounding the Science Center on a family-friendly Naturalist-led Nature Walk. Space is limited, please RSVP to 817.860.6752.


Jan 17 Class Fee Applies

After School Clubs #2

During after-school clubs at River Legacy, students have the unique experience of exploring the plants, animals and habitats of a riparian forest in the middle of the Metroplex. Clubs are:

  • Nature Explorers - K-1st Grades
  • Eco-Detectives - 2nd -3rd Grades

Clubs meet once a month from September through April (except December). Sign up online for 2016-2017 After-School Clubs or e-mail registrar@riverlegacy.org for more information.


Jan 21 11 am Free

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. FREE. Space is limited. RSVP to 817.860.6752.


Jan 22 11 am to 6 pm Stock Show Admission

Kids Gone Wild

Visit River Legacy Living Science Center and other outdoor educators during the Kids Gone Wild event at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo. This event will be held in the Cattle Arena between barns 2 and 3. Kids won't even know they are learning while they are engaged in all the exciting interactive activities! It's a terrific opportunity to get in touch with agriculture, wildlife and outdoor activities. Sponsored by the Texas Wildlife Association. For more information, visit www.fwssr.com or www.texas-wildlife.org or call 1-800-839-9453.


Jan 31

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 Jan. 31, 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!


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.