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Family Adventures on the Bay 9:00 am
Family Adventures on the Bay @ Trinity Bay Discovery Center
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 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 →
October Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park 1:00 pm
October Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LANTERNS & LORE Sat., Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Make a Jacko-lantern to light the way. Bring one miniature pumpkin per participant to carve into a lantern then use to light the way to the Homestead, where a delightfully spooky campfire story awaits you. Reservations required beginning Wed., Sept. 26. SECOND SATURDAY SETTLERS: NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE Sat., Oct. 13, 1–3 p.m. Join staff and volunteers at the Akokisa Indian Village for a celebration of tribal culture. Observe demonstrations and learn about the native peoples that lived in Southeast Texas. GEOCACHING Sat., Oct. 20, 1 p.m. Geocaching is a GPSguided, family-friendly worldwide scavenger hunt, and Jones Park is ground zero for the day’s fun! Bring yourRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Oct 7 @ 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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Katy Rice Festival 6:00 pm
Katy Rice Festival @ City of Katy
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Times & Dates: October 12, from 6-11 p.m. October 13, from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. October 14, from 12-6 p.m. Details Come join us Friday night, October 12, from 6-11 PM with great live music, food trucks, carnival and beer garden to kick-off the weekend “Octoberfest” style. Saturday, October 13 starts with the parade at 9 AM and gates will be open for the festival from 10 AM – 10 PM. Enjoy great arts & craft vendors, music & food, activities and fun for the whole family! On Sunday, October 14, the festival gates will be open again fromRead More →
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Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Oct 13 @ 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 →
Ocean Star Offshore Energy Center Family Days 10:00 am
Ocean Star Offshore Energy Center Family Days @ Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Ocean Star Offshore Energy Center Family Days @ Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum | Galveston | Texas | United States
Family Days occur on the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. On the second Saturday of every month from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the Ocean Star celebrates Family Day. Each Family Day focuses on a different theme that relates to the offshore industry. The information is presented at a student’s level using activities or experiments. We encourage parents to bring their children aboard and experience family-learning and quality time at a reduced cost. Children 18 years of age and younger are admitted free with a paying chaperone. Please note: This special discount is designed for individual ticket sales and notRead More →
Museum Family Days at the Pearl Fincher MFAH 11:00 am
Museum Family Days at the Pearl Fincher MFAH @ Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Museum Family Days at the Pearl Fincher MFAH The Pearl offers free monthly Family Days with hands-on art projects, artist demonstrations, performances, and more. Projects are designed for ages 5 and up, and can be enjoyed by both children and adults!  The featured art projects are inspired by current exhibitions, seasonal holidays, or other concurrent events. Family Days are typically held the 2nd Saturday of the month from 11:00am-3:00pm, but may vary depending on other events happening at the museum.  Please check our calendar below for upcoming dates.  Participants are welcome to drop in at any time between the posted Family Day hours.  No registration is required. ***NOTE:Read More →
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP 1:00 pm
Geocaching 101 at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Oct 13 @ 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 →
October Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park 1:00 pm
October Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LANTERNS & LORE Sat., Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Make a Jacko-lantern to light the way. Bring one miniature pumpkin per participant to carve into a lantern then use to light the way to the Homestead, where a delightfully spooky campfire story awaits you. Reservations required beginning Wed., Sept. 26. SECOND SATURDAY SETTLERS: NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE Sat., Oct. 13, 1–3 p.m. Join staff and volunteers at the Akokisa Indian Village for a celebration of tribal culture. Observe demonstrations and learn about the native peoples that lived in Southeast Texas. GEOCACHING Sat., Oct. 20, 1 p.m. Geocaching is a GPSguided, family-friendly worldwide scavenger hunt, and Jones Park is ground zero for the day’s fun! Bring yourRead More →
Katy Rice Festival 6:00 pm
Katy Rice Festival @ City of Katy
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Times & Dates: October 12, from 6-11 p.m. October 13, from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. October 14, from 12-6 p.m. Details Come join us Friday night, October 12, from 6-11 PM with great live music, food trucks, carnival and beer garden to kick-off the weekend “Octoberfest” style. Saturday, October 13 starts with the parade at 9 AM and gates will be open for the festival from 10 AM – 10 PM. Enjoy great arts & craft vendors, music & food, activities and fun for the whole family! On Sunday, October 14, the festival gates will be open again fromRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Oct 14 @ 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 →
Katy Rice Festival 6:00 pm
Katy Rice Festival @ City of Katy
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Times & Dates: October 12, from 6-11 p.m. October 13, from 9 a.m. – 10 p.m. October 14, from 12-6 p.m. Details Come join us Friday night, October 12, from 6-11 PM with great live music, food trucks, carnival and beer garden to kick-off the weekend “Octoberfest” style. Saturday, October 13 starts with the parade at 9 AM and gates will be open for the festival from 10 AM – 10 PM. Enjoy great arts & craft vendors, music & food, activities and fun for the whole family! On Sunday, October 14, the festival gates will be open again fromRead More →
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Texas Outdoor Family Event at Stephen F. Austin SP 9:30 am
Texas Outdoor Family Event at Stephen F. Austin SP @ Stephen F. Austin State Park
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – Oct 21 @ 11:00 am
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 camping sites for each family, will require walking 100 feet to campsite from car Potable water at or near each campsites 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, foodRead More →
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Oct 20 @ 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
Oct 20 @ 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 →
October Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park 1:00 pm
October Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LANTERNS & LORE Sat., Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Make a Jacko-lantern to light the way. Bring one miniature pumpkin per participant to carve into a lantern then use to light the way to the Homestead, where a delightfully spooky campfire story awaits you. Reservations required beginning Wed., Sept. 26. SECOND SATURDAY SETTLERS: NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE Sat., Oct. 13, 1–3 p.m. Join staff and volunteers at the Akokisa Indian Village for a celebration of tribal culture. Observe demonstrations and learn about the native peoples that lived in Southeast Texas. GEOCACHING Sat., Oct. 20, 1 p.m. Geocaching is a GPSguided, family-friendly worldwide scavenger hunt, and Jones Park is ground zero for the day’s fun! Bring yourRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Oct 21 @ 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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Just Between Friends 10:00 am
Just Between Friends @ Klein Multipurpose Center
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Just Between Friends @ Klein Multipurpose Center | Spring | Texas | United States
Just Between Friends Fall Sales Event! Join us for an amazing event that offers an avenue for local families to shop at deep discounts and serve as an outlet to trade their outgrown items for some extra cash.  Shop and consign with Just Between Friends! When October 25-27, 2018 Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (50% off items WITHOUT a star!) Where Klein Multipurpose Center 7500 Farm to Market 2920, Spring, TX 77379 Cost $2 admission (Free ticket available online for Oct. 25!) Teachers can receive a Free PreSale Pass to shop Wednesday, OctoberRead More →
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Family Adventures on the Bay 9:00 am
Family Adventures on the Bay @ Trinity Bay Discovery Center
Oct 26 @ 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 →
Just Between Friends 10:00 am
Just Between Friends @ Klein Multipurpose Center
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Just Between Friends @ Klein Multipurpose Center | Spring | Texas | United States
Just Between Friends Fall Sales Event! Join us for an amazing event that offers an avenue for local families to shop at deep discounts and serve as an outlet to trade their outgrown items for some extra cash.  Shop and consign with Just Between Friends! When October 25-27, 2018 Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (50% off items WITHOUT a star!) Where Klein Multipurpose Center 7500 Farm to Market 2920, Spring, TX 77379 Cost $2 admission (Free ticket available online for Oct. 25!) Teachers can receive a Free PreSale Pass to shop Wednesday, OctoberRead More →
Scream on the Green® 6:00 pm
Scream on the Green® @ Discovery Green
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Scream on the Green® Friday, October 26 from 6 – 10 pm – Admission is FREE. Visitors will have a spooky good time at Houston’s citywide costume contest and Halloween celebration for the whole family! There will be prizes, Halloween spectacle, a movie, performances by J-Dance Company, living statues, music and more! Visitors can win candy and prizes playing our FREE games! Screen on the Green presented by Bank of America® Enjoy watching E.T. the Extra–Terrestrial on the big screen at 7:30pm. Costume Contest Registration will take place on-site near the Anheuser-Busch stage before the contest and winners will be announced after. Prizes were awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place inRead More →
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Just Between Friends 9:00 am
Just Between Friends @ Klein Multipurpose Center
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Just Between Friends @ Klein Multipurpose Center | Spring | Texas | United States
Just Between Friends Fall Sales Event! Join us for an amazing event that offers an avenue for local families to shop at deep discounts and serve as an outlet to trade their outgrown items for some extra cash.  Shop and consign with Just Between Friends! When October 25-27, 2018 Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.  Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (50% off items WITHOUT a star!) Where Klein Multipurpose Center 7500 Farm to Market 2920, Spring, TX 77379 Cost $2 admission (Free ticket available online for Oct. 25!) Teachers can receive a Free PreSale Pass to shop Wednesday, OctoberRead More →
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Beach Explorations at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Oct 27 @ 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 →
October Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park 1:00 pm
October Family Programs at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LANTERNS & LORE Sat., Oct. 6, 6:30 p.m. Make a Jacko-lantern to light the way. Bring one miniature pumpkin per participant to carve into a lantern then use to light the way to the Homestead, where a delightfully spooky campfire story awaits you. Reservations required beginning Wed., Sept. 26. SECOND SATURDAY SETTLERS: NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE Sat., Oct. 13, 1–3 p.m. Join staff and volunteers at the Akokisa Indian Village for a celebration of tribal culture. Observe demonstrations and learn about the native peoples that lived in Southeast Texas. GEOCACHING Sat., Oct. 20, 1 p.m. Geocaching is a GPSguided, family-friendly worldwide scavenger hunt, and Jones Park is ground zero for the day’s fun! Bring yourRead More →
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Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP 10:00 am
Bay Exploration at Galveston Island SP @ Galveston Island State Park
Oct 28 @ 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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