Winter Campfire Evening

River Bend Nature Center is hosting a winter campfire event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 16th. Event-goers will have their own personal warming campfire providing a personal bubble for your group. Therefore, allowing groups to enjoy a winter evening outdoors while following COVID restrictions. Further, a food truck will be on-site […]

Sunset Paddle on the Root River

River Bend Nature Center is pleased to offer canoe and kayak rentals on the evening of the full moon on Friday, July 31st. Boats may be launched from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., and all boats must return by 9 p.m. Wind down, experience nature as it emerges at dusk on the quiet summer river. […]

Five Things To Do With Your Kids

Everyone is feeling cooped up these days, especially our kids. They’re used to seeing their friends and going to public places to socialize. Here are five things you can do in Racine County to get them out of the house. Geocaching Geocaching is basically like a treasure hunt, and we all know how much our […]

River Bend Nature Center

Nonprofit Mission and Vision Statements River Bend exists to provide environmental education and outdoor recreation for the children, family, and adults of Racine and southeastern Wisconsin. Please provide a paragraph or so about what your organization does in the community. Include any recent achievements, projects, and goals. River Bend Nature Center focuses on providing environmental […]

Imogene P. Johnson believed in giving back to the community

Imogene “Gene” Powers Johnson was a remarkable woman whose intelligence, humility, grace and beauty were matched equally by her strength of character, boundless compassion and lifelong passion for education and learning.  She was a loving daughter and sister, a devoted wife, as well as an incredible and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her determination and […]

Music galore this Saturday night

This March weekend brings the year’s biggest one-day music event. You’ll also find home improvement tips, fun for families at the zoo and real maple syrup. Come along with Real Racine. Music, music, music. What has  30+ different bands at one low price? It’s the 26th Thoughts for Food coming this Saturday night to the […]

Summertime fun in Racine County

The summertime fun continues in Racine County. Make plans for a Downtown party, a three-day festival, canoeing, cycling and more. Real Racine has you covered this weekend. Make it First! A wonderful summer tradition takes place this Friday in Downtown Racine. You’re invited to meet your friends at First Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. […]