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Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 2 @ 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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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. WhatRead More →
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Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens 10:00 am
Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens @ The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children's Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens @ The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens | Houston | Texas | United States
Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home.   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
Second Saturday Boat Ride 10:00 am
Second Saturday Boat Ride @ Sabine Promenade
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Second Saturday Boat Ride These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (30 minute boat rides) The last tour departs at 1:30 pm. Please note that the boat departs promptly every half hour. Departure location:  105 Sabine Street (just east of Sabine Street Bridge) at the Sabine Promenade boat launch View map. Cost: $7 for adults/$5 for children (ages 4–12)* *Children under ageRead More →
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP 1:00 pm
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop We’ll provide high-tech treasure hunting basics and clues to your next wild adventure. Learn how to find hidden treasure within the park and around the globe with this short, activity-based program about geocaching. “Geo” = Earth, “cache” = something hidden, like treasure or supplies. ***Please notify Ranger Lisa if you have a group larger than 15 people to schedule a private event when available. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Great for scouts and youth groups. Join us for a special program at the Nature Center, where we’ll use GPS units, learn about low-cost alternatives, and ways to get kids excited aboutRead More →
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours 7:00 pm
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 8 @ 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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 9 @ 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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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. WhatRead More →
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Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens 10:00 am
Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens @ The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children's Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens @ The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens | Houston | Texas | United States
Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home.   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
Wings and Wheels 11:00 am
Wings and Wheels @ 1940 Air Terminal Museum
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wings and Wheels @ 1940 Air Terminal Museum | Houston | Texas | United States
Wings and Wheels Wings & Wheels is the 1940 Air Terminal Museum’s monthly open house, featuring static displays of airplanes and automobiles, and is one of our fundraisers. It is held on the 3rd Saturday of every month, rain or shine. Hours: 11 am to 3 pm Wings & Wheels Ticket Prices: $7 Adults, $3 Kids (12 and under). We welcome you to join us either by car or air. Fly-in visitors, car club drivers and museum members get free admission! Food is provided by a drive-up food vendor or cooked in-house. Enjoy an afternoon of family fun, and help support the 1940 Air Terminal Museum! WingsRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 16 @ 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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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. WhatRead More →
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Story Time in the Garden at Mercer Botanic Garden 10:00 am
Story Time in the Garden at Mercer Botanic Garden @ Mercer Botanic Gardens
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time in the Garden at Mercer Botanic Garden @ Mercer Botanic Gardens | Humble | Texas | United States
Children’s Story Time in the Garden Children’s Story Time in the Garden meets the third Monday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Check in at the Visitor Center for the specific location. Free. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens 10:00 am
Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens @ The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children's Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens @ The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens | Houston | Texas | United States
Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home.   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Texas Outdoor Family Event at Galveston Island SP 9:30 am
Texas Outdoor Family Event at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – Sep 23 @ 11:00 am
Texas Outdoor Family Event at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop. Facilities Individual car camping sites for each family Potable water at or near each campsite Campsites with electricity Restrooms with hot showers Overnight ranger presence for comfort and confidence Equipment The basic camping equipment needed for the weekend will be provided. Families are expected to provide sheets, blankets, food and personal items. Download the TOFRead More →
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour 9:00 am
“From Port to Port” Boat Tour @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 22 @ 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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
Family Adventures on the Bay 9:00 am
Family Adventures on the Bay @ Trinity Bay Discovery Center
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Adventures on the Bay @ Trinity Bay Discovery Center | Baytown | Texas | United States
Family Adventures on the Bay Family Adventures on the Bay is designed to introduce the natural wonders of Galveston Bay as well as foster family togetherness. During this 2-hour family event, an environmental educator leads activities intended for participation from the entire family. Participants will be introduced to the Galveston Bay estuary and watershed by exploring the natural features of the area at the Trinity Bay Discovery Center, a 17.65-acre preserve and education facility located in Beach City. 2018 Programs: Sensational Bay! Use your five senses to investigate the Bay while expressing your creative side and practicing investigative skills using a variety of scientific tools. Dates: JulyRead More →
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours 7:00 pm
Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 22 @ 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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 23 @ 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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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. WhatRead More →
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Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens 10:00 am
Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens @ The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Children's Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens @ The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens | Houston | Texas | United States
Children’s Story Hour at the McGovern Centennial Gardens Bring your little ones to listen to a story every Friday morning in the McGovern Centennial Garden’s Family Garden. After the reading, children are invited to participate in a fun activity like coloring a picture or planting a seed to take home.   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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“Looking Back” History Boat Tours 10:00 am
“Looking Back” History Boat Tours @ Allen’s Landing
Sep 29 @ 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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Discover the beaches and dunes while hunting for island treasures. Beach Exploration hikes start at the park’s Nature Center, located on the bay side of the park, close to the main highway. We begin with a brief orientation, shell identification, and restroom break before driving to the day-use beach to view special habitats leading to the sandy beach. Be prepared for sun, surf, and great hands-on learning! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Get a close-up look at the many critters and birds that inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This Saturday tour includes seining, searching for ghost crabs, and beach combing under the guidance ofRead More →
Beach Paint Party 3:30 pm
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park  | Galveston | Texas | United States
Watercolor painting fun and lesson on the beach! Uncover a new way to be inspired by nature! Let the beauty found in Galveston Island State Park inspire you to pick up a brush and lay down some color. Create a one-of-a-kind souvenir, and make some memories with Ranger Lisa. All art supplies ready and available for use. Fun for the whole family! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Where: We will meet at the day use beach, near the boardwalk, for spectacular views and a quick art lesson. In case of inclement weather, please check with park headquarters. Who: Park Ranger Lisa Reznicek is inviting everyone to joinRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Sep 30 @ 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. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 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. WhatRead More →