Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

March 2015

Mar 6 End Date

Fish Prints!

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku- the Japanese art of fish printing.
Mar 6 End Date

Wild Art! Hike & Draw

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a short hike down the nature trail. The purpose of this hike is to find an animal, plant, or object that we will draw or write about in our nature journal!
Mar 7 End Date

Plein Air Art Exhibit

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Mar 7 End Date

Bluebird House Day

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to build your own bluebird house!
Mar 7 End Date

Amazing Alligators

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about alligators at this fun program for kids!
Mar 7 End Date

Geocaching 101- Cache & Craft

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
Mar 7 End Date

Bayside Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Water-coloring materials and instructions included with sunset views.
Mar 8 End Date

Fish Prints!

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku - the Japanese art of fish printing.
Mar 8 End Date

Snake Arts and Crafts Activity

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join a ranger to make and take your own snake (keychain)!
Mar 9 End Date

Art In the Park - State Fish-Art Contest

Purtis Creek State Park
Park staff will provide instructions and supplies for students K-12th grade to complete entries to the Texas State Fish-Art Contest.
Mar 10 End Date

Arts and Nature

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Mar 11 End Date

Finger Paint Flower Art

Goose Island State Park
Help us leave no trace by taking home your very own finger paint flower art!
Mar 11 End Date

Geocaching 101- Cache & Craft

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
Mar 12 End Date

Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint Nature Scenes outside.
Mar 12 End Date

Art in the Park!

Cedar Hill State Park
Penn Farm’s Past, Present and Future
Mar 13 End Date

Make & Take - Animal Track Booklet

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Making this booklet will help you ID animal tracks on our trails!
Mar 13 End Date

Fish Prints!

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku- the Japanese art of fish printing.
Mar 13 End Date

Art in the Park!

Cedar Hill State Park
Wild about Reptiles!
Mar 13 End Date

Homemade Sundial Activity

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Who needs a watch when you have a portable sundial?
Mar 13 End Date

Wild Art! Hike & Draw

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a short hike down the nature trail. The purpose of this hike is to find an animal, plant, or object that we will draw or write about in our nature journal!
Mar 13 End Date

Art in the Park - Birds

Purtis Creek State Park
Learn about bird habitat, traits and species that live in the park through instruction and arts and crafts projects.
Mar 14 End Date

Art in the Park: Art is for the Birds!

Caddo Lake State Park
Bring the children to this fun program about birds!
Mar 14 End Date

Night skies, during the day!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Come unlock a mystery or two about the night sky!
Mar 14 End Date

Geocaching 101- Cache & Craft

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
Mar 14 End Date

Bayside Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Water-coloring materials and instructions included with sunset views.
Mar 15 End Date

Fish Prints!

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku - the Japanese art of fish printing.
Mar 18 End Date

Quit bugging out!

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Let's learn about bugs!
Mar 18 End Date

Finger Paint Flower Art

Goose Island State Park
Help us leave no trace by taking home your very own finger paint flower art!
Mar 18 End Date

Geocaching 101- Cache & Craft

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
Mar 19 End Date

Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint Nature Scenes outside.
Mar 19 End Date

Make & Take - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
How did people capture the memory of their fish catches before cameras? Join us to find out.
Mar 20 End Date

Make & Take - Animal Track Booklet

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Making this booklet will help you ID animal tracks on our trails!
Mar 20 End Date

Fish Prints!

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku- the Japanese art of fish printing.
Mar 20 End Date

Homemade Sundial Activity

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Who needs a watch when you have a portable sundial?
Mar 20 End Date

Wild Art! Hike & Draw

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a short hike down the nature trail. The purpose of this hike is to find an animal, plant, or object that we will draw or write about in our nature journal!
Mar 21 End Date

Beach and Bay Day

Galveston Island State Park
Our park opens its doors for a FREE come out and play day!
Mar 21 End Date

Amazing Alligators

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about alligators at this fun program for kids!
Mar 21 End Date

Geocaching 101- Cache & Craft

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
Mar 25 End Date

Finger Paint Flower Art

Goose Island State Park
Help us leave no trace by taking home your very own finger paint flower art!
Mar 25 End Date

Geocaching 101- Cache & Craft

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.
Mar 27 End Date

Fish Prints!

Goose Island State Park
Try your hand at Gyotaku- the Japanese art of fish printing.
Mar 27 End Date

Wild Art! Hike & Draw

Goose Island State Park
Join a park ranger for a short hike down the nature trail. The purpose of this hike is to find an animal, plant, or object that we will draw or write about in our nature journal!
Mar 28 End Date

Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint Nature Scenes outside.
Mar 28 End Date

Plein Air Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
Mar 28 End Date

Art in the Park: Art is for the Birds!

Caddo Lake State Park
Bring the children to this fun program about birds!
Mar 28 End Date

Geocaching 101- Cache & Craft

Goose Island State Park
This program is designed to teach children and adults the basics of geocaching. Participants are then able to use those skills to find hidden caches and complete an arts and craft activity. Perfect for the beginner geocacher.

April 2015

Apr 4 End Date

Easter Egg Hunt

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Only eat the chocolates in the plastic Easter eggs, not the ones that the rabbits made that morning!
Apr 4 End Date

Art in the Park - Birds

Purtis Creek State Park
Learn about bird habitat, traits and species that live in the park through instruction and arts and crafts projects.
Apr 11 End Date

Woodpecker Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come make your own woodpecker.
Apr 11 End Date

Owl Pellet Dissection

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come check out what that owl hacked up!
Apr 11 End Date

Food Chain Activity

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
This activity compliments the owl pellet activity from earlier this same day

May 2015

May 9 End Date

Plein Air Watercolor

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
May 16 End Date

Mother's Day Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Create a beautiful nature bookmark for your Mommy!
May 23 End Date

Plein Air Watercolor

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside

June 2015

Jun 20 End Date

Father's Day Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Come make a special gift for Father's Day!
Jun 27 End Date

Homemade Sundial Activity

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Who needs a watch when you have a portable sundial?

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