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Jul
22
Sun
2018
Ranger-led Nature Hike at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ranger-led Nature Hike at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States

Join a park ranger and learn all about Sheldon Lake State Park!

Join a park ranger on this guided tour through Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center. We will learn about the park and the different plants and animals that can be found here.

We will meet at the Pond Center pavilion on your left from the park road.

Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and wear comfortable footwear for walking.

Stay later for Nature Crafts!




Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States

Hands-on discovery of what’s lurking beneath the murky bay waters.

Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise – Galveston Bay. Meet our volunteer guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 am for a brief orientation and restroom break before we drive towards the bay. Explorations generally last 75 minutes.


Discover the wetlands with a close-up look at the critters, grasses and birds that inhabit the marshland and bay.   Tour activities include hands-on-seining, fiddler crab sightings and more under the guidance  of  Friends of Galveston Island State Park (FoGISP) volunteers.

What to bring:

  • Park entry permit (received at park HQ on beach side of park)
  • Clothes & shoes to get wet (optional)
  • Water bottle
  • Camera (optional)
  • Binoculars (optional)

All Dates for This Event




Jul
24
Tue
2018
July Events at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am
July Events at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve | Houston | Texas | United States


July at KMP is a month of family-friendly fun!

ARCHERY IN THE PARK
Tuesday, July 3 from 9 a.m. to noon
Join a Level 3 USA archery coach for an evening of family fun using Precinct 4’s mobile
archery range. Ages 7+.

SUMMER POP-UP ACTIVITIES
Tuesdays, July 3, 10, 24, & 31 and Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. 
Join a staff naturalist for a hands-on nature activity or lesson.

NATURE CENTER WITHOUT WALLS
Saturday, July 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A naturalist leads this ongoing program to provide updates on the preserve, local wildlife,
and nature.

CANOEING AND FISHING
Wednesdays, July 11 & 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For canoeing and fishing, meet Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks staff at the canoe launch. Wear
weather-appropriate attire, including closed toed shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. Ages 13+ for canoeing.

PROJECT WILD EDUCATOR WORKSHOP
Saturday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
A workshop geared to formal and non-formal educators. Register HERE

VOLUNTEER DAY
Sunday, July 15 from 9 a.m. to noon
Meet staff at the park kiosk to remove invasive plant species during this volunteer workday.
Hand tools and gloves are recommended, but some will be provided. Ages 10+.

THIRD MONDAY BIRD COUNT AT KMP
Monday, July 16 from 7:30 a.m. to noon
Join the Houston Audubon Society for this monthly bird count. Previous counts have
identified more than 35 species at KickerilloMischer Preserve.

JR. RANGER CAMP – SUMMER DAY CAMP
Monday-Friday, July 16-19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and July 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wildlife Day, Environmental Awareness Day, Fish Day, Jr. Canoe Training, and Friday is an off-site field trip to Sea Center Texas (transportation provided).

Ages 10-13 can earn a Jr. Ranger badge and certificate.

TAI CHI IN THE PARK
Wednesday, July 18 and Saturday, July 28 at 8 a.m.
Join this volunteer-led Tai Chi class at the far end of the back parking lot, opposite the
restrooms. Call Diane for questions or to confirm attendance at 281-757-7811.

JR. CANOE TRAINING
Wednesday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to noon
Receive a certification to participate in Precinct 4 canoe trips. Ages 10 to 15. Equipment
provided.

Registration for most events: http://www.hcp4.net/tapevents




Core Focused Yoga @ Discovery Green - Grace Event Lawn
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Practice yoga postures and train your body for strength and flexibility. Dynamic flow sequences get the body warm and the heart pumping, while long-held poses strengthen and stretch the muscles. Taught by certified instructor Lindsey Law.

PLEASE NOTE:

Due to public health reasons, yoga mats will no longer be loaned out but can be purchased in the office from 9 am-6 pm. You are welcome to bring your own yoga mat, a towel and water. Pre-registration is not required. Participants are required to sign exercise release form upon arrival. Please consult your physician before engaging in exercise. Fitness Series presented by Sprouts Farmers Market.




Jul
25
Wed
2018
July Events at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am
July Events at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve | Houston | Texas | United States


July at KMP is a month of family-friendly fun!

ARCHERY IN THE PARK
Tuesday, July 3 from 9 a.m. to noon
Join a Level 3 USA archery coach for an evening of family fun using Precinct 4’s mobile
archery range. Ages 7+.

SUMMER POP-UP ACTIVITIES
Tuesdays, July 3, 10, 24, & 31 and Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. 
Join a staff naturalist for a hands-on nature activity or lesson.

NATURE CENTER WITHOUT WALLS
Saturday, July 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A naturalist leads this ongoing program to provide updates on the preserve, local wildlife,
and nature.

CANOEING AND FISHING
Wednesdays, July 11 & 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For canoeing and fishing, meet Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks staff at the canoe launch. Wear
weather-appropriate attire, including closed toed shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. Ages 13+ for canoeing.

PROJECT WILD EDUCATOR WORKSHOP
Saturday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
A workshop geared to formal and non-formal educators. Register HERE

VOLUNTEER DAY
Sunday, July 15 from 9 a.m. to noon
Meet staff at the park kiosk to remove invasive plant species during this volunteer workday.
Hand tools and gloves are recommended, but some will be provided. Ages 10+.

THIRD MONDAY BIRD COUNT AT KMP
Monday, July 16 from 7:30 a.m. to noon
Join the Houston Audubon Society for this monthly bird count. Previous counts have
identified more than 35 species at KickerilloMischer Preserve.

JR. RANGER CAMP – SUMMER DAY CAMP
Monday-Friday, July 16-19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and July 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wildlife Day, Environmental Awareness Day, Fish Day, Jr. Canoe Training, and Friday is an off-site field trip to Sea Center Texas (transportation provided).

Ages 10-13 can earn a Jr. Ranger badge and certificate.

TAI CHI IN THE PARK
Wednesday, July 18 and Saturday, July 28 at 8 a.m.
Join this volunteer-led Tai Chi class at the far end of the back parking lot, opposite the
restrooms. Call Diane for questions or to confirm attendance at 281-757-7811.

JR. CANOE TRAINING
Wednesday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to noon
Receive a certification to participate in Precinct 4 canoe trips. Ages 10 to 15. Equipment
provided.

Registration for most events: http://www.hcp4.net/tapevents




Buggin’ out! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Buggin' out! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States

Come and explore the world of bugs!

Accompany a Park Ranger while we learn about the lives of those who are little. A mini-hike, a game, and a craft included!

Meet at the Pond Center Pavilion on your left from the park road. Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and wear comfortable footwear for walking!

*Event is free with admission to park




Zumba® @ Discovery Green - Anheuser Busch Stage
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Come see why hundreds of Houstonians come out to the park to move it and lose it! ACE certified personal trainer, Oscar Sajche shows you how to make your workout a party!

PLEASE NOTE:

No pre-registration. Bring a towel and water. Participants are required to sign exercise release form upon arrival. Please consult your physician before engaging in exercise. Fitness Series presented by Sprouts Farmers Market.




Jul
28
Sat
2018
Hatha Yoga @ Discovery Green - Sarofim Picnic Lawn
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

A yoga practice for all levels to enhance awareness, and build a strong, healthy body, lead by certified instructor Lindsey Law. No pre-registration required.

PLEASE NOTE:

Due to public health reasons, yoga mats will no longer be loaned out but can be purchased in the office from 9 am-6 pm. You are welcome to bring your own yoga mat, a towel and water. Pre-registration is not required. Participants are required to sign exercise release form upon arrival. Please consult your physician before engaging in exercise. Fitness Series presented by Sprouts Farmers Market.




July Events at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 am
July Events at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve | Houston | Texas | United States


July at KMP is a month of family-friendly fun!

ARCHERY IN THE PARK
Tuesday, July 3 from 9 a.m. to noon
Join a Level 3 USA archery coach for an evening of family fun using Precinct 4’s mobile
archery range. Ages 7+.

SUMMER POP-UP ACTIVITIES
Tuesdays, July 3, 10, 24, & 31 and Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m. 
Join a staff naturalist for a hands-on nature activity or lesson.

NATURE CENTER WITHOUT WALLS
Saturday, July 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
A naturalist leads this ongoing program to provide updates on the preserve, local wildlife,
and nature.

CANOEING AND FISHING
Wednesdays, July 11 & 25 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For canoeing and fishing, meet Precinct 4’s Trails As Parks staff at the canoe launch. Wear
weather-appropriate attire, including closed toed shoes, a hat, and sunscreen. Ages 13+ for canoeing.

PROJECT WILD EDUCATOR WORKSHOP
Saturday, July 14 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
A workshop geared to formal and non-formal educators. Register HERE

VOLUNTEER DAY
Sunday, July 15 from 9 a.m. to noon
Meet staff at the park kiosk to remove invasive plant species during this volunteer workday.
Hand tools and gloves are recommended, but some will be provided. Ages 10+.

THIRD MONDAY BIRD COUNT AT KMP
Monday, July 16 from 7:30 a.m. to noon
Join the Houston Audubon Society for this monthly bird count. Previous counts have
identified more than 35 species at KickerilloMischer Preserve.

JR. RANGER CAMP – SUMMER DAY CAMP
Monday-Friday, July 16-19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and July 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Wildlife Day, Environmental Awareness Day, Fish Day, Jr. Canoe Training, and Friday is an off-site field trip to Sea Center Texas (transportation provided).

Ages 10-13 can earn a Jr. Ranger badge and certificate.

TAI CHI IN THE PARK
Wednesday, July 18 and Saturday, July 28 at 8 a.m.
Join this volunteer-led Tai Chi class at the far end of the back parking lot, opposite the
restrooms. Call Diane for questions or to confirm attendance at 281-757-7811.

JR. CANOE TRAINING
Wednesday, July 25, from 9 a.m. to noon
Receive a certification to participate in Precinct 4 canoe trips. Ages 10 to 15. Equipment
provided.

Registration for most events: http://www.hcp4.net/tapevents




Art in the Park: Flower Crowns @ Evelyn's Park Conservancy
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come join us for Art in the Park!  Saturday at 10:00am-12:00pm

Art | Kid Friendly | Art class