2020 Education Programs
Learn more about what we do at the River Park by joining us for an education program or a hike with the Executive Director. We also schedule private tours and events. Our education talks and upcoming hikes with the Director are listed below.
Registration is easy. Click on the link next to the event and fill out the RSVP form!
The Reading of Jane Yolen's Owl Moon
- Saturday, January 11th @ 6pm - 8pm
Under a full moon, come hear a reading of Jane Yolen's Owl Moon. We will discuss Owls and show where they live and breed. Great for all ages!
Hot cocoa - sugar-free and regular provided. PLEASE BRING: Refillable mug/cup, blanket or chair and warm clothes.
Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Your Dog
- Saturday, February 8th, by appointment only -
High On Kennels expert trainers will be at the River Park conducting this crucial training for dogs 6+ months & up.
Fee is $77 per dog and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the River Park. Please Register Here
Native Plant Sale
- Saturday, March 21st @ 8am -
San Diego Native Plants that have been grown locally and are ready to find a new home in your garden. You are welcome to shop what we have on-hand the day of the sale and you can also opt to pre-order ($50 minimum). There are a select number of plants that are going to be available by special order only. You can find all plant lists and order forms here.
- Friday & Saturday, April 17-18th -
We will be holding a Barn Sale full of unique, mid-century, collectible, barely used items for home and decorating, inside and out. Please feel free to drop off times to 12108 Industry Road, Lakeside, Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm. If you need other arrangements please call 619-443-4770. Please, no electronics.
Can't make an event? Take a private tour of the River Park!
They're tons of fun and tailored to your schedule. Cruise on a golf cart through the San Diego Riverbed, with up to two friends beside you. Send an email to to set a date!
Sponsorship Opportunities are available!
Consider underwriting the cost of one of our programs to keep them FREE for the public. Contact Desi for more information on how you can help at !
Questions about our 2018 Education Program?
Ask Desi Klaar at !
May Day Hike
- Saturday, May 2nd 8am -
Executive Director Robin Rierdan will be leading a hike in a secluded and beautiful location in Lakeside. Sturdy hikers are wanted to accompany Robin and others on this guided hike through some of the most beautiful terrain in Lakeside. More info in the near future.