Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

May 2017

May 25 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
May 27 End Date

Junior Ranger: Mammal Masks (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Craft time in the morning!
May 27 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
May 27 End Date

Kids Paint History

Daingerfield State Park
Learn a little about the park and take home a painting too!
May 27 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
May 27 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Let nature inspire you, and make a great souvenir too!
May 27 End Date

Wood Cookie Art in the Park

Cedar Hill State Park
Let nature inspire art!
May 28 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
May 28 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Experience your park in a whole new way--with art!
May 28 End Date

Penn Farm’s Past, Present and Future Art in the Park

Cedar Hill State Park
Let history inspire your art!
May 28 End Date

Birding Crafts

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Make a bird mask and fly a kite
May 28 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
May 29 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.

June 2017

Jun 1 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 3 End Date

Art in the Park-Paint The Park Day

Pedernales Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls is heating up for the summer! Come out and join us in the Butterfly Garden to take advantage of the beautiful garden scenery in the cool of the morning. Flowers, birds, butterflies, and more will provide your inspiration to create a masterpiece. Paint and paper will be provided but feel free to bring your own set! Take your creation home or add it to our garden exhibit!
Jun 3 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jun 3 End Date

Nature Journaling (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
Jun 4 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Jun 8 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 15 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 17 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Step back in time to where a nation was born in 1836!
Jun 17 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jun 17 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jun 17 End Date

Arts and Nature

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Nature crafts
Jun 18 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Jun 22 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jun 24 End Date

Juneteenth Heritage Celebration

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a new program at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park. It will include artifact exhibits, art displays, prominent guest speakers such as historians and genealogists, living history Buffalo Soldiers and cowboys, church choir performances, food and more!
Jun 24 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jun 24 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jun 24 End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Go "batty" about bats!
Jun 24 End Date

Watercolor Wetland (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
An area as beautiful as Caddo Lake is meant to be painted!
Jun 25 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
Jun 29 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Art in the Park-Paint The Park Day

Pedernales Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls is heating up for the summer! Come out and join us in the Butterfly Garden to take advantage of the beautiful garden scenery in the cool of the morning. Flowers, birds, butterflies, and more will provide your inspiration to create a masterpiece. Paint and paper will be provided but feel free to bring your own set! Take your creation home or add it to our garden exhibit!
Jul 1 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jul 6 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 13 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 15 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jul 15 End Date

Arts and Nature

Martin Creek Lake State Park
nature crafts
Jul 20 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 22 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jul 27 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Jul 29 End Date

Tracks, Scat and What's That?

Bonham State Park
Join us and learn how to spot clues that animals have been around
Jul 29 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.

August 2017

Aug 3 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 5 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Aug 10 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 17 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 19 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Aug 24 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!
Aug 26 End Date

Tracks, Scat and What's That?

Bonham State Park
Join us and learn how to spot clues that animals have been around
Aug 31 End Date

Reading with a Ranger

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Come join us for a nature themed tour through literature!