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Exciting Events

Year Round Excitement, Fun and Education

Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center offers a variety of activities throughout the year. From activities for kids and families, to lectures and classes that teach you all about our coastal environment, to exciting annual events that help to support the continued efforts of the Rookery Bay Staff. There is something for everyone year-round.

Receptions and Art Exhibitions

Rockin’ Cleveland Reception at Rookery Bay

Art Gallery Receptions are held several times per year. Painting and photography exhibitions are juried by local art experts. We also feature works from local students as well as Rookery Bay Reserve friends and family.

Events at Rookery Bay Research Reserve
Year Round Celebrations

Annual Events

National Estuaries Day

September 28, 2019

Classic Car Show

November 16,

Festival of Birds

January 17 – 19, 2020

Bash for the Bay

Friday, March 13, 2020


The Reserve’s Education Department plans fun and informative events and activities throughout the year, serving diverse audiences, including schoolchildren to adults.  Consider supporting their work to enhance your next experience at Rookery Bay.


Take a hands-on approach to supporting the efforts of the Rookery Bay Research Reserve.


Your donation will help to maintain the reserve and support the research programs of this unique ecosystems.


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