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December Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park 9:00 am
December Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS Sat., Dec. 1, 4–7 p.m. Experience the traditions of earlier times as the homestead comes to life with 19th century holiday customs. Enjoy music, a holiday craft, tree lighting, wassail, cookies, and an early visit from Saint Nicholas. Reservations required beginning Wed., Nov. 14 for Harris County residents; Mon., Nov. 19 for nonHarris County residents. SECOND SATURDAY SETTLERS: HOMESTEAD HOLIDAY Sat., Dec. 8, 1–3 p.m. Join park staff and volunteers for homemade cookies and wassail as the homestead comes to life with old-fashioned Christmas traditions, including jolly old Saint Nicholas. PLANT TEXAS NATIVES Sat., Dec. 15, 9 a.m. Join Jones Park staff and volunteers to help restore native habitats in the park. Volunteers willRead More →
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
Photography Workshop at Levy Park 9:00 am
Photography Workshop at Levy Park @ Levy Park
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join the Houston Center for Photography for educational photography workshops. These community-driven workshops focus on photography as a means for creative expression and acquiring basic photography skills. Learn and practice various aspects of photography such as composition and lighting while photographing different features of Levy Park. No prior experience is required and all levels of proficiency and camera types are welcome. Meet in the Community Garden. Dates: August 18th: Black & White September 1st: Intentional Mistake September 15th: Abstraction October 6th: Composition Basics October 20th: Composition Scavenger Hunt November 3rd: Understanding Exposure November 17th: Motion December 1st: Understanding Color December 15th: Color and Foreign Object-Read More →
Old Fashion Christmas Festival and Market at Wunderlich Farms 10:00 am
Old Fashion Christmas Festival and Market at Wunderlich Farms @ Wunderlich Farm
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Immerse yourself in an old fashion German Christmas market. Visit with Santa in a turn of the century carriage. Make rag dolls and corn husk dolls for Christmas gifts. Help us decorate our tree by stringing popcorn and making paper chains. Visit our two-room schoolhouse for a quick lesson before you run off to explore the houses of our residents. Here you will get to interact with the people, animals, objects, and routines of life in Big Cypress in the early 1900’s. You’ll learn new skills as you mingle among the families and they might even tell you stories and share some local gossip. ComeRead More →
Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship TEXAS 11:00 am
Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship TEXAS @ Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship TEXAS @ Battleship Texas State Historic Site  | La Porte | Texas | United States
Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship Texas This event commemorates the Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor. A national Pearl Harbor Day ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Hosted by Texas Parks & Wildlife aboard Battleship Texas, the ceremony will be conducted by the Texas Commandery of the Naval Order of the United States. The event commemorates the December 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, bringing the United States into World War II. Join us in paying our respects to those whose sacrifices saved our freedom. The ceremony is free to the public, but admission isRead More →
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Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at Nature 10:00 am
Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at Nature @ Kleb Woods Nature Center
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome at this program designed especially for school-aged children. This is a FREE class. Dates & Topics Sept. 13 – Hummingbirds, Tiny Jewels October 4 – Migrating Dragonflies December 6 – What in the World is a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker?   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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December Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park 9:00 am
December Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS Sat., Dec. 1, 4–7 p.m. Experience the traditions of earlier times as the homestead comes to life with 19th century holiday customs. Enjoy music, a holiday craft, tree lighting, wassail, cookies, and an early visit from Saint Nicholas. Reservations required beginning Wed., Nov. 14 for Harris County residents; Mon., Nov. 19 for nonHarris County residents. SECOND SATURDAY SETTLERS: HOMESTEAD HOLIDAY Sat., Dec. 8, 1–3 p.m. Join park staff and volunteers for homemade cookies and wassail as the homestead comes to life with old-fashioned Christmas traditions, including jolly old Saint Nicholas. PLANT TEXAS NATIVES Sat., Dec. 15, 9 a.m. Join Jones Park staff and volunteers to help restore native habitats in the park. Volunteers willRead More →
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
Yuletide TEXAS 11:00 am
Yuletide TEXAS @ Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Yuletide TEXAS @ Battleship Texas State Historic Site  | La Porte | Texas | United States
Christmas in the Parks Join the staff and volunteers aboard Battleship TEXAS on Saturday, December 8th, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm for a fun filled day of festive activities as we celebrate “Yuletide TEXAS”. Kids of all ages can see the ship decorated for the holidays, have their pictures taken with Santa, transmit a message directly to Santa from the Ship’s Post Office, enjoy refreshments, and create a holiday craft. Come out and enjoy the spirit of the season! “Yuletide TEXAS” is presented by Battleship TEXAS and the Battleship TEXAS Foundation in conjunction with the First TEXAS Volunteers. Visitors can see the ship decoratedRead More →
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December Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park 9:00 am
December Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS Sat., Dec. 1, 4–7 p.m. Experience the traditions of earlier times as the homestead comes to life with 19th century holiday customs. Enjoy music, a holiday craft, tree lighting, wassail, cookies, and an early visit from Saint Nicholas. Reservations required beginning Wed., Nov. 14 for Harris County residents; Mon., Nov. 19 for nonHarris County residents. SECOND SATURDAY SETTLERS: HOMESTEAD HOLIDAY Sat., Dec. 8, 1–3 p.m. Join park staff and volunteers for homemade cookies and wassail as the homestead comes to life with old-fashioned Christmas traditions, including jolly old Saint Nicholas. PLANT TEXAS NATIVES Sat., Dec. 15, 9 a.m. Join Jones Park staff and volunteers to help restore native habitats in the park. Volunteers willRead More →
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
Photography Workshop at Levy Park 9:00 am
Photography Workshop at Levy Park @ Levy Park
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Join the Houston Center for Photography for educational photography workshops. These community-driven workshops focus on photography as a means for creative expression and acquiring basic photography skills. Learn and practice various aspects of photography such as composition and lighting while photographing different features of Levy Park. No prior experience is required and all levels of proficiency and camera types are welcome. Meet in the Community Garden. Dates: August 18th: Black & White September 1st: Intentional Mistake September 15th: Abstraction October 6th: Composition Basics October 20th: Composition Scavenger Hunt November 3rd: Understanding Exposure November 17th: Motion December 1st: Understanding Color December 15th: Color and Foreign Object-Read More →
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December Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park 9:00 am
December Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS Sat., Dec. 1, 4–7 p.m. Experience the traditions of earlier times as the homestead comes to life with 19th century holiday customs. Enjoy music, a holiday craft, tree lighting, wassail, cookies, and an early visit from Saint Nicholas. Reservations required beginning Wed., Nov. 14 for Harris County residents; Mon., Nov. 19 for nonHarris County residents. SECOND SATURDAY SETTLERS: HOMESTEAD HOLIDAY Sat., Dec. 8, 1–3 p.m. Join park staff and volunteers for homemade cookies and wassail as the homestead comes to life with old-fashioned Christmas traditions, including jolly old Saint Nicholas. PLANT TEXAS NATIVES Sat., Dec. 15, 9 a.m. Join Jones Park staff and volunteers to help restore native habitats in the park. Volunteers willRead More →
HMNS at Levy Park 2:00 pm
HMNS at Levy Park @ Levy Park
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Houston Museum of Natural Science comes to Levy Park to offer an opportunity to learn firsthand from Museum experts. Encounter real specimens and artifacts from the museum collection in an intimate, educational atmosphere. Meet at the Event Pavilion. August 25th: Bugs on Wheels, Clean Up Crew- Get to know the hardworking insects and other arthropods which keep our world clean–nature’s very own special cleanup crew. September 22nd: Head Honcho- Discover the importance of skulls and teeth and how the human brain compares with other animals alive, from the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex to modern sharks. October 27th: Awesome Arachnids- Furry tarantulas, scary scorpions, creepy vinegaroonsRead More →
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Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
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