Chainsaw Carving & Art Forest Festival

River Bend Nature Center is pleased to host the 9th Annual Chainsaw Carving & Art Forest Festival on October 3rd.  During the free event, the public is invited to watch chainsaw artists create incredible sculptures from logs;  join the bidding fun when all carvings go to a lively public auction. Explore the autumn forest guided […]

Evening Paddle at River Bend Nature Center

Experience the peace and magic of nightfall on the summer river. River Bend Nature Center is extending canoe and kayak rental hours on Wednesday, August 18  so that you can enjoy the river at dusk. Launch between 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., return by 8:30 p.m. Paddling on this evening is by reservation only. $30 per boat/ $25 […]

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State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of […]

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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 […]