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Jun
27
Wed
2018
Summer Gator Tales @ Baytown Wetlands Education Center
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Summer Gator Tales @ Baytown Wetlands Education Center | Baytown | Texas | United States

Summer Gator Tales

For Pre-school children and parents.

Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. beginning June 6th and running through August 29.

Monthly Themes

June – Water, Water Everywhere

July – Wetland Animals

August – Wonderful World of Insects




Jun
30
Sat
2018
Mud Day Celebration @ nature discovery center
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mud Day Celebration

Saturday, June 30 from 10 am to 12 pm

Come prepared for a marvelously muddy good time as we celebrate International Mud Day in our Nature Play Area. Whether you wallow in the mud, stomp in it, paint with it, build with it, or simply make make mud pies, you’re sure to have a great time.

Wear old clothes and bring a beach towel. You can hose down after the fun!

This is a drop-in event.  If you know you plan to come with a large group of more than 6 people, please call us at 713.667.6550 to let us know. Thanks!



Jul
4
Wed
2018
Beach Paint Party @ Galveston Island State Park
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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!


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 join

What to expect:

This introductory painting program will review the important skills of water coloring and give visitors a chance to create their own painting. Everyone is invited for this easy lesson, but pets must be on leash. ADA accessible beach wheelchair available to rent at main park office. Restroom access.

**Groups larger than 15 people, please contact Ranger Lisa for a private event.

What to bring:
• Creativity or curiosity
• Beach towel (to sit on, or just plop down on the sand with me)
• Water for you to drink
• Comfortable shoes or go barefoot!


All Dates for This Event




Summer Gator Tales @ Baytown Wetlands Education Center
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Summer Gator Tales @ Baytown Wetlands Education Center | Baytown | Texas | United States

Summer Gator Tales

For Pre-school children and parents.

Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. beginning June 6th and running through August 29.

Monthly Themes

June – Water, Water Everywhere

July – Wetland Animals

August – Wonderful World of Insects




Jul
11
Wed
2018
Summer Gator Tales @ Baytown Wetlands Education Center
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Summer Gator Tales @ Baytown Wetlands Education Center | Baytown | Texas | United States

Summer Gator Tales

For Pre-school children and parents.

Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. beginning June 6th and running through August 29.

Monthly Themes

June – Water, Water Everywhere

July – Wetland Animals

August – Wonderful World of Insects




Jul
14
Sat
2018
Family Adventures on the Bay @ Trinity Bay Discovery Center
Jul 14 @ 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:
    • July 14, 2018

Fishtastic Bay!

  • Spend your morning practicing your fishing skills and studying fish diversity found in the Bay. (Catch and release fishing with our certified Angler Instructor. Adults must have a fishing license to fish.)
  • Dates:
    • May 19, 2018
    • October 6, 2018

Oysterific Bay!

  • Learn why oyster reefs are so important to Galveston Bay. Families will participate in hands-on activities involving oyster biology and reef ecology.
  • Dates:
    • June 9, 2018
    • September 22, 2018

Colors of the Bay – Member Exclusive Event!

  • Join us at sunset to create your own watercolor masterpiece. All materials will be provided.
  • Date: June 14, 2018

Stars and S’mores – Member Exclusive Event!

  • Enjoy s’mores while learning about astronomy and stargazing. Members are welcome to bring their own telescope!
  • Date: October 26, 2018

General Program Details:

  • Time: 9-11am
  • Price: $10 per person, children under 5 are free
  • Location: Trinity Bay Discovery Center, 12110 FM Rd 2354, Baytown, TX

Member Exclusive Event Details:

  • Time:  Sunset
  • GBF members only
  • Price: $15 per person, children under 5 are free
  • Location: Trinity Bay Discovery Center, 12110 FM Rd 2354, Baytown, TX

Notes:

  • A minimum of 10 people must register for event to occur.
  • Each Family Adventures on the Bay program is designed for full family participation. Adults must accompany their children during each activity. We highly suggest leaving phones in your car or bag for safety purposes as well as allowing yourselves to have some tech-free family time.
  • Be prepared to get wet and dirty as you immerse yourself in the local nature of the Bay! More information on how to prepare for an enjoyable and safe experience will be emailed prior to the event date.

 




Ocean Star Offshore Energy Center Family Days @ Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum
Jul 14 @ 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 not meant to be combined with guided group tours or other museum programs.




Museum Family Days at the Pearl Fincher MFAH @ Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts
Jul 14 @ 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: Due to damage from Harvey they have been holding these at Lone Star College – Tomball Library. They should be moving back to the museum soon.  Check the website before you go.***

Second Saturday Settlers at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center
Jul 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Second Saturday Settlers at Jesse H. Jones Park @ Jesse H Jones Park & Nature Center | Humble | Texas | United States

Second Saturday Settlers

Join Jones Park Staff & Volunteers at the Redbud Pioneer Homestead for a glimpse into 1800s pioneer live in Texas. This monthly event is free and open to the public. There are different themes each month and these events are conducted rain or shine.

The following subjects are the focus of Second Saturday through August 2018.

March – Spinning & Weaving
April – Natural Dyes
May – Lye Soap
June – Basket Weaving
July – Hunter Trapper
August – Homestead Fun




Jul
18
Wed
2018
Summer Gator Tales @ Baytown Wetlands Education Center
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Summer Gator Tales @ Baytown Wetlands Education Center | Baytown | Texas | United States

Summer Gator Tales

For Pre-school children and parents.

Wednesdays, 10-11 a.m. beginning June 6th and running through August 29.

Monthly Themes

June – Water, Water Everywhere

July – Wetland Animals

August – Wonderful World of Insects