Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

April 2017

Apr 29 End Date

Arts in the Parks Workshop Series: Watercolor Painting

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Let nature inspire you!
Apr 29 End Date

Chainsaws and Wildflowers

Eisenhower State Park
Watch a live chainsaw demonstration and create a craft inspired by native wildflowers! We'll be learning how the park protects its prairie habitats.
Apr 29 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Apr 29 End Date

Poetry Slam and Campfire

McKinney Falls State Park
Be inspired by nature!
Apr 30 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!

May 2017

May 6 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts & Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
May 6 End Date

Museum Exhibit for the Arts in the Parks Workshop Series

Wyler Aerial Tramway
Come meet the artists and instructors at the opening night for the Arts in the Parks Workshop Series!
May 6 End Date

Chainsaws and Wildflowers

Bonham State Park
Join a park ranger to talk about the tools that the park uses to restore habitat.
May 6 End Date

Nature Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
May 6 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Let nature inspire you, and make a great souvenir too!
May 7 End Date

Watercolor Wetland (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
An area as beautiful as Caddo Lake is meant to be painted!
May 7 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
May 13 End Date

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (10AM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
May 13 End Date

80th Anniversary and Mother's Day Celebration

Mother Neff State Park
Join us for a celebration of Mother's Day and the 80th Anniversary of the "Mother" of Texas State Parks.
May 13 End Date

Native American Games

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Play some games the Native American way!
May 13 End Date

Nature Journaling (3PM)

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and learn the art of nature journaling!
May 13 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
May 13 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Let nature inspire you, and make a great souvenir too!
May 14 End Date

Mother's Day at Mother Neff State Park

Mother Neff State Park
Learn who Mother Neff was and her role in creating one of the first state parks in Texas.
May 14 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
May 20 End Date

Junior Ranger: Make a Snake (10AM)

Atlanta State Park
Learn about our scaly friends and make a fun craft!
May 20 End Date

Nature Watercolor Painting

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
May 20 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Let nature inspire you, and make a great souvenir too!
May 21 End Date

Snake Arts & Crafts

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy for Arts & Crafts!
May 27 End Date

Junior Ranger: Mammal Masks (10AM)

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

Snake Arts & Crafts

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

Sand Castle Contest

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

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

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

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jul 22 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Jul 29 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.

August 2017

Aug 5 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.
Aug 19 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Family friendly competition on the beach.