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Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at Nature 10:00 am
Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at Nature @ Kleb Woods Nature Center
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome at this program designed especially for school-aged children. This is a FREE class. Dates & Topics Sept. 13 – Hummingbirds, Tiny Jewels October 4 – Migrating Dragonflies December 6 – What in the World is a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker?   (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 →
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 →
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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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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 →
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 →
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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 →
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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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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 →
Pumpkin Patch at Nature Discovery Center 11:00 am
Pumpkin Patch at Nature Discovery Center @ Nature Discovery Center
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, October 20 & 21, 2018 from 11 am to 4 pm both days rain or shine! Our Pumpkin Patch fall festival will return to Russ Pitman Park this fall! Come enjoy our refreshed, updated park as your family picks out the perfect pumpkins for your porch, takes a horse drawn wagon ride, browses vendor stalls, bounces, spins, and climbs on our big attractions, and plays plenty of festival games. Don’t forget to stop by the food trucks for some scrumptious eats! Admission to Pumpkin Patch is FREE. Games, activities, food and drinks, etc. cost a varying number of tickets. Individual tickets are 50Read 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 →
Pumpkin Patch at Nature Discovery Center 11:00 am
Pumpkin Patch at Nature Discovery Center @ Nature Discovery Center
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, October 20 & 21, 2018 from 11 am to 4 pm both days rain or shine! Our Pumpkin Patch fall festival will return to Russ Pitman Park this fall! Come enjoy our refreshed, updated park as your family picks out the perfect pumpkins for your porch, takes a horse drawn wagon ride, browses vendor stalls, bounces, spins, and climbs on our big attractions, and plays plenty of festival games. Don’t forget to stop by the food trucks for some scrumptious eats! Admission to Pumpkin Patch is FREE. Games, activities, food and drinks, etc. cost a varying number of tickets. Individual tickets are 50Read More →
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Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at History 10:00 am
Kleb Woods – A Closer Look at History @ Kleb Woods Nature Center
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
All are welcome at this program designed especially for school-aged children. This is a FREE class. Dates & Topics Sept. 20 – Elmer’s Birthday Party October 25 – The History of Our State Symbols November 15 – The Cotton Gin, the Simple Little Machines that Changed the World   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Like this:Like Loading...Read 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 →
Creatures of the Night: An Adult Nature Night 7:30 pm
Creatures of the Night: An Adult Nature Night @ Nature Discovery Center
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Join us for a Halloween celebration of the various creatures and critters that prowl the night, as we learn about the lives of owls, Flying Squirrels, and other nocturnal animals! Spirits, snacks, and table games will be followed by a brief presentation and a hike. We anticipate spots to fill up quickly! Ages 21+. Adult beverages and snacks will be provided. Cost: $20/person Advance registration required.  Register online here (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 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 →
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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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