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Mommy Mingle at the Children’s Museum of Houston 10:00 am
Mommy Mingle at the Children’s Museum of Houston @ Children's Museum of Houston
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your little ones to Tot*Spot (our exclusive exhibit for children 35 months and under), and mingle with other mommies during Mommy Mingle Wednesdays. Daddies, nannies, and caretakers are welcome, too! Plus, enjoy free coffee and snacks on us (while supplies last). Mommy Mingle is held every first Wednesday of the month (September – June) from 10 a.m. to noon in the Tot*Spot alcove. The event is included with general admission. (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
Oct 5 @ 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 →
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake 10:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Join us while we count the migratory raptors from on top of the tower! Due to our location, Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center is a great location to observe migratory birds. We are situated on the central migration flyway where many different species of bird can be spotted while migrating north and south. Fall migration is a spectacle on the gulf coast and you can find thousands of birds of prey returning south for the winter! Join our team as we collect data to learn more about the variety of raptors who use this flyway and the health of their populations. MeetRead More →
Mommy Mingle at the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center 10:00 am
Mommy Mingle at the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center @ Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your little ones to Tot*Spot (our exclusive exhibit for children 35 months and under), and mingle with other mommies during Mommy Mingle Wednesdays. Daddies, nannies, and caretakers are welcome, too! Plus, enjoy free coffee and snacks on us (while supplies last). Mommy Mingle is held every first Wednesday of the month (September – June) from 10 a.m. to noon in the Tot*Spot alcove. The event is included with general admission. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake 2:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids! There is plenty of fun to be had and things to learn at Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center. So be sure to come on out and enjoy some outdoor education! Each week will be a new adventure that is suitable for all school-aged kids! Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and closed-toe shoes. All programs are FREE and meet at the Pond Center. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
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 →
Pollinator Festival 10:00 am
Pollinator Festival @ Mercer Botanic Gardens
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pollinator Festival @ Mercer Botanic Gardens | Humble | Texas | United States
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mercer’s inaugural Pollinator Festival is a free community event and perfect for festival visitors of all ages! Find great nectar and pollinator host plants, as well as Texas native plants at the Pollinator Plant Sale. Visitors are invited to dress in bee, butterfly, bat, hummingbird, or flower attire! Bring the kids for face painting and lawn games while welcoming the autumn season at Mercer. Children’s Crafts and Games Educational Presentations Pollinator Scarecrow Display Face Painting and Library Corner Marketplace with Local Vendors Pollinator Plant SaleLike this:Like Loading...Read 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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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
Oct 12 @ 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 →
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake 10:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Join us while we count the migratory raptors from on top of the tower! Due to our location, Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center is a great location to observe migratory birds. We are situated on the central migration flyway where many different species of bird can be spotted while migrating north and south. Fall migration is a spectacle on the gulf coast and you can find thousands of birds of prey returning south for the winter! Join our team as we collect data to learn more about the variety of raptors who use this flyway and the health of their populations. MeetRead More →
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake 2:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids! There is plenty of fun to be had and things to learn at Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center. So be sure to come on out and enjoy some outdoor education! Each week will be a new adventure that is suitable for all school-aged kids! Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and closed-toe shoes. All programs are FREE and meet at the Pond Center. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →
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Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
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 →
The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 10:00 am
The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown @ Downtown Houston
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown @ Downtown Houston | Houston | Texas | United States
 The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA) will celebrate 47 years of fine art and giving back to local non-profits as it spotlights 300 artists at Bayou City Art Festival in Downtown Houston, Saturday and Sunday, October 13 – 14, 2018, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The sophisticated gallery will transform the streets of Downtown into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture. As one of the top outdoor fine art festivals in the U.S., the weekend festival will provide guests with the opportunity to see and purchase unique, custom art under the iconic Houston skyline. Bayou City Art Festival Downtown will benefit local non-profits and feature live music inRead More →
KBR Kids Day 11:00 am
KBR Kids Day @ Guadalupe Plaza Park
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
KBR Kids Day is one of Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s (BBP) signature events, with thousands of children and their families in attendance each year. Join us on October 13 for free family fun at the 12th annual KBR Kids Day at Guadalupe Plaza Park. Activity stations will include numerous hands-on activities from over 20 Houston non-profit organization partners, local entertainment and performers, Dia de los Muertos face painters, balloon artists, a rock climbing wall, Sports Zone and so much more! Costumes encouraged! Additionally, we will also have a birds of prey show and a Halloween Costume Parade. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Check out GHM’s Calendar toRead 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 →
Zomball in Tomball 6:00 pm
Zomball in Tomball @ Tomball Train Depot
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Zomball is Tomball’s annual spookfest at the downtown depot loaded with goodies and gotchas for the younger guys and gals. From the giant trunk-or-treat and fun activities to entertainment and a family-friendly seasonal movie under the stars (Coco), Zomball is Tomball’s early Halloween treat to the community. Gates open at 6 p.m. with the film at 8. Free admission and parking. Don’t forget your costume! (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
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 →
The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 10:00 am
The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown @ Downtown Houston
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Bayou City Art Festival Downtown @ Downtown Houston | Houston | Texas | United States
 The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA) will celebrate 47 years of fine art and giving back to local non-profits as it spotlights 300 artists at Bayou City Art Festival in Downtown Houston, Saturday and Sunday, October 13 – 14, 2018, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The sophisticated gallery will transform the streets of Downtown into artistic avenues bursting with colors and culture. As one of the top outdoor fine art festivals in the U.S., the weekend festival will provide guests with the opportunity to see and purchase unique, custom art under the iconic Houston skyline. Bayou City Art Festival Downtown will benefit local non-profits and feature live music inRead 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
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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 →
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake 10:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Join us while we count the migratory raptors from on top of the tower! Due to our location, Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center is a great location to observe migratory birds. We are situated on the central migration flyway where many different species of bird can be spotted while migrating north and south. Fall migration is a spectacle on the gulf coast and you can find thousands of birds of prey returning south for the winter! Join our team as we collect data to learn more about the variety of raptors who use this flyway and the health of their populations. MeetRead More →
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake 2:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids! There is plenty of fun to be had and things to learn at Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center. So be sure to come on out and enjoy some outdoor education! Each week will be a new adventure that is suitable for all school-aged kids! Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and closed-toe shoes. All programs are FREE and meet at the Pond Center. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read 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 →
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read 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 →
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 →
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
Oct 26 @ 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 →
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake 10:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Fall Hawk Watch! at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Join us while we count the migratory raptors from on top of the tower! Due to our location, Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center is a great location to observe migratory birds. We are situated on the central migration flyway where many different species of bird can be spotted while migrating north and south. Fall migration is a spectacle on the gulf coast and you can find thousands of birds of prey returning south for the winter! Join our team as we collect data to learn more about the variety of raptors who use this flyway and the health of their populations. MeetRead 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 →
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake 2:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Homeschool Days at Sheldon Lake From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids! There is plenty of fun to be had and things to learn at Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center. So be sure to come on out and enjoy some outdoor education! Each week will be a new adventure that is suitable for all school-aged kids! Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and closed-toe shoes. All programs are FREE and meet at the Pond Center. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read 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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Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park 9:00 am
Fall/Winter Nature Programs – Lake Houston Wilderness Park @ Lake Houston Wilderness Park
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); AUGUST Amazing Amphibians – Sat, August 25 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am Frogs, toads, and salamanders are all amphibians! Come learn the lives and characteristics of amazing amphibians! Arts and Crafts – Sat, August 25 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join us as we take a break from hiking and the outdoors to explore our creative side! We’ll provide kids the tools they need to create nature friendly works of art. SEPTEMBER Snakes – Sat, Sept 1 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am We will debunk some common myths surrounding these fascinating creatures and teach you which snakes you are likely to find at Lake Houston Wilderness Park.Read More →
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 →
Trick or Treat Trail at Northshore Park 3:00 pm
Trick or Treat Trail at Northshore Park @ Northshore Park
Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Princesses, pirates, ghosts and goblins are invited to don their costumes and enjoy a spooktacular celebration at the annual community-favorite Trick or Treat Trail at Northshore Park (NEW LOCATION). While at the event, children have the opportunity to trick or treat from booth to booth and fill their bags with goodies from local vendors. Plus, the free event includes great strolling entertainment, inflatables, games, costume contests and more. Event Activities All activities are free of charge: Costume Contests (See details below) Carnival Games Inflatables Balloon Artist Strolling Entertainment KidZone with Halloween Crafts (While supplies last) Pumpkin Patch Photo Area Costume Contests Costume Contests will takeRead More →
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Monster Mash Trick-or-Treat Stop 5:00 pm
Monster Mash Trick-or-Treat Stop @ The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Calling all witches, superheroes, monsters, and princesses! The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park is open and celebrating Halloween this year and you are invited! Activities include trick or treating with dressed up recreation staff, inflatables, games, crafts, costume contests* and more! It will be a spooktacular time, so be sure to put The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park on your Trick-or-Treat route this Halloween! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read More →