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
Sep 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. FREE. Space is limited. RSVP to 817.860.6752.


Sep 5

River Legacy Living Science Center closed Monday, September 5 for the Labor Day holiday.


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

Artini Hour

Turn wine corks into amazing works of art. Instruction, supplies, and a tasty adult beverage will be provided. This month's featured drink is a White Peach Sangria. Wine and light appetizers will also be served. Instruction starts at 6 pm. Cost is $15. Must be 21 & up, driver's license required. Space is limited. RSVP to 817.860.6752, ext. 102 or 104. Payment is due at time of registration.


Sep 10 10 am to 2 pm FREE

W.A.T.E.R. Festival (Water Awareness Through Education and Recreation)

Celebrate the wonderful resource of water with a variety of family-friendly activities, crafts and demonstrations at this FREE water science fair at River Legacy Living Science Center.


Sep 10 9 am to 11 am 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.


Sep 10 10 am to 11 am $5 per class or $15 for all

Beginner's Adult Yoga Series

Beginner's adult yoga classes, indoors with a forest view. 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:

Aug. 20

Aug. 27

Sept. 10

Sept. 17

Sept. 24

Cost is $5 per class or buy a Yoga Pass for $15 for all 5 classes. Call 817.860.6752, ext. 102 to register. Payment is due at time of registration.


Sep 12 Class Fee Applies

Nature School Starts

The 2016-2017 Nature School begins this week. Register online or by calling 817.860.6752, ext. 102 or e-mail registrar@riverlegacy.org. Children ages 3 to 6 explore their natural world through nature walks, story times, art, literature & dramatic play through 1/2 day or extended day weekday classes from September through May!


Sep 13 4:15 to 6:15 pm 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 Ater-School Clubs or e-mail registrar@riverlegacy.org for more information.


Sep 14 2 pm 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.


Sep 17 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. RSVP to 817.860.6752.


Sep 17 10 am $5 per class or $15 for all

Beginner's Adult Yoga Series

Beginner's adult yoga classes, indoors with a forest view. 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:

Aug. 20

Aug. 27

Sept. 10

Sept. 17

Sept. 24

Cost is $5 per class or buy a Yoga Pass for $15 for all 5 classes. Call 817.860.6752, ext. 102 to register. Payment is due at time of registration.


Sep 20 4:15 to 6:15 pm 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.


Sep 22 6 am to midnight

North Texas Giving Day

Donate $25 or more to River Legacy Foundation at www.northtexasgivingday.org between 6 am and midnight and your donation will be multiplied with bonus funds and prizes. Donate online from your home or office computer or stop by River Legacy Living Science Center where we will have staff and computers available to assist you. 


Sep 24 9:30 am to 2 pm (approx) $25 per person

Trekking Down the Trinity!

Join Charley Kemp, an ACA Level IV Whitewater Instructor, with Adventures Unlimited Paddling Company, for a guided 3-to-4-hour paddling trip down the Trinity River. Take-in and Put Out sites to be determined depending on water flow and level. Shuttle service will be provided. Brings lots of water, sunscreen, sunglasses/hat, water shoes and lunch in a waterproof container.  Kayaking experience required. Cost is $25 per person and includes kayak, paddles, life jacket and shuttle service. Best suited for ages 16 and up. Dress appropriately for a river outing, be prepared to walk through mud/difficult terrain and for possible boat portage. Must RSVP and pay at time of registration. Call 817.860.6752, ext. 102 to register with name, age and paddling experience. Event may be canceled due to high water levels or inclement weather.


Sep 24 10 am to 11 am $5 per class or $15 for all

Beginner's Adult Yoga Series

Beginner's adult yoga classes, indoors with a forest view. 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:

Aug. 20

Aug. 27

Sept. 10

Sept. 17

Sept. 24

Cost is $5 per class or buy a Yoga Pass for $15 for all 5 classes. Call 817.860.6752, ext. 102 to register. Payment is due at time of registration.


Coming soon to River Legacy

Aug. 27: Join us for a series of Yoga classes at the Science Center!


Aug. 27: Learn about the fascinating world of hummingbirds!


Aug. 30: Eat at the N. Arlington On the Border to support River Legacy!


Sep. 3: Get an up close look at a native animal.