Calendar

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Jul
21
Sat
2018
July Events at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
Jul 21 @ 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




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




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




Jul
28
Sat
2018
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




Jul
31
Tue
2018
July Events at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve @ Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve
Jul 31 @ 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




Aug
10
Fri
2018
Buffalo Bayou Twilight Pontoon Boat Tours @ Sabine Promenade
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Buffalo Bayou Twilight Pontoon Boat Tours @ Sabine Promenade | Houston | Texas | United States

Summer Twilight Pontoon Boat Tours

These 30-minute twilight boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Time: 5:30 – 8:30 pm (30-minute boat rides)
The last tour departs at 8:00 pm.

Cost: $7 for adults/$5 for children (ages 4–12)*

*Children under age 4 are not permitted on boat tours

Weather permitting. Reservations Required.




Aug
11
Sat
2018
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Aug 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Time: Dusk – Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides)

Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)

Weather and water levels permitting. Reservations required.




Aug
18
Sat
2018
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour @ Allen’s Landing
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour @ Allen’s Landing | Houston | Texas | United States

“From Port to Port” Boat Tour

Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.




Aug
25
Sat
2018
“Looking Back” History Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

“Looking Back” History Boat Tours

Time: 10 – 11:30 am

Cost: $40 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)

Weather permitting. Reservations must be made by selecting an available date on the right.

Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.




Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Time: Dusk – Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides)

Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours)

Weather and water levels permitting. Reservations required.