Kid Friendly Events

Children's programs at the park appeal to a range of ages and interests and make learning about nature a fun experience. Join in the kid friendly events at Phil Hardberger Park.

Event Starts Location Individual Price Available Register
Children's Vegetable Garden Spring 2018 Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 9:00 am Voelcker Homestead (PHP East) $75.00 (up to 3 children per plot) 8
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Starting Out Wild: Rockin' and Rollin' Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Starting Out Wild: Rockin' and Rollin' Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Starting Out Wild: Rockin' and Rollin' Friday, Feb 23, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Sunrise Bird Walk Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 8:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00
Growing Up Wild: Hiding in Plain Sight Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 0
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Growing Up Wild: Hiding in Plain Sight Thursday, Mar 1, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 0
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Growing Up Wild: Hiding in Plain Sight Friday, Mar 2, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 0
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DINOSAUR GEORGE Saturday, Mar 3, 2018 9:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00
Elementary: Deserts and Xeriscape Gardens Wednesday, Mar 7, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, Feb 19, 2018 9:00 am
Middle School: Tree Planting 101 Thursday, Mar 8, 2018 9:30 am $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, Feb 19, 2018 9:00 am
National Kite Flying Day at the Park Saturday, Mar 10, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00
Rain Gardens Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00
Starting Out Wild: Water-Weather Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Starting Out Wild: Water-Weather Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Starting Out Wild: Water-Weather Friday, Mar 23, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Insectmania Saturday, Apr 7, 2018 9:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00
Elementary: Native Flowering Plants Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, Feb 19, 2018 9:00 am
Middle School: Water Saver Plants Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, Feb 19, 2018 9:00 am
Wildflowers and Butterflies Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 10:00 am Voelcker Lane (PHP East) $0.00
Starting Out Wild: We Love Trees Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Starting Out Wild: We Love Trees Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Starting Out Wild: We Love Trees Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Lottie Millsaps Annual Wildflower Walk Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 8:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00
Starting Out Wild: Nature Play Date Saturday, May 5, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00
Elementary: Ethnobotany Wednesday, May 9, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, Feb 19, 2018 9:00 am
Middle School: Career Day in the Park Thursday, May 10, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, Feb 19, 2018 9:00 am
Color and Texture in Nature Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00
Starting Out Wild: Reptiles - Lizards Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Starting Out Wild: Reptiles - Lizards Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Starting Out Wild: Reptiles - Lizards Friday, May 25, 2018 10:00 am NW Military Hwy (PHP West) $0.00 0
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Elementary: Water Conservation Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 9:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, Feb 19, 2018 9:00 am
All about Bats Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 9:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00
The Bee Experience Saturday, Jun 16, 2018 10:00 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00
Scavenger Hunt - Fit Pass Saturday, Jul 7, 2018 9:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00
Limestone & Fossils Saturday, Jul 21, 2018 10:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00
Elementary: Nature's Garden Camp Monday, Aug 6, 2018 8:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, May 21, 2018 9:00 am
Elementary: Nature's Garden Camp Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018 8:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, May 21, 2018 9:00 am
Elementary: Nature's Garden Camp Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 8:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, May 21, 2018 9:00 am
Elementary: Nature's Garden Camp Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 8:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, May 21, 2018 9:00 am
Elementary: Nature's Garden Camp Friday, Aug 10, 2018 8:30 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00 20 Registration starts Monday, May 21, 2018 9:00 am
Geology Rocks Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 9:15 am Urban Ecology Center at Phil Hardberger Park (PHP West) $0.00
Milkweed and the Amazing Monarch Migration Saturday, Sep 15, 2018 10:00 am Voelcker Lane (PHP East) $0.00
Nature Art in the Park Saturday, Oct 6, 2018 9:00 am Blanco Road (PHP East) $0.00

More Kid News

  • Children's Vegetable Garden Wins Statewide Award

    Children's Vegetable Garden Wins Statewide Award

    Thursday, 20 July 2017

    The Phil Hardberger Park Children’s Vegetable Garden was awarded First Place by the Texas Master Gardener Association 2016 Search for Excellence Awards. The Bexar County Master Gardener Assoc. received the award.

  • Nature Makes Kids Happy

    Nature Makes Kids Happy

    Monday, 31 July 2017

    Being active in nature makes kids happier,” says the National Environmental Education Foundation. Nature’s Garden Summer Camp was first offered at Phil Hardberger Park in 2014…

  • Starting Out Wild at Hardberger Park

    Starting Out Wild: A Program that Introduces Toddlers to Nature

    Thursday, 29 January 2015

    Two years ago San Antonio Natural Area Education Coordinator Peggy Spring had a dream of starting an educational program where toddlers love and experience nature in the first years of life. From this grew the Starting Out Wild (SOW) concept.

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