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Arts & Crafts

July 2015

Jul 4 End Date

Art in the Park - Decorate Our Door Art Contest

McKinney Falls State Park
Your artwork could be featured at McKinney Falls State Park!
Jul 4 End Date

Arts in the Parks - 4th of July Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Celebrate the 4th of July by creating your own Independence Day art project.
Jul 4 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a WHOLE new way--with art!
Jul 4 End Date

En Plein Air Watercolor

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to paint nature scenes outside
Jul 4 End Date

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Eisenhower State Park
The hunt is on! Find all those picture perfect moments and win a prize!
Jul 4 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Arts in the Parks program on the beach.
Jul 5 End Date

Japanese Fish Printing - 9 am

South Llano River State Park
Learn Gyotaku, the art of fish printing!
Jul 7 End Date

Children's Nature Program

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Jul 10 End Date

'Arts in the Parks': Hike and Draw

Lake Livingston State Park
Join a park ranger for a short hike around the day use area at the park store. The purpose of this hike is to find an animal, plant, or object that we will draw or write about in our nature journal!
Jul 11 End Date

Art in the Park Contest Day

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Enjoy the state park through art!
Jul 11 End Date

Art in the Park: Art is for the Birds!

Caddo Lake State Park
Bring the children to this fun program about birds!
Jul 11 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a WHOLE new way--with art!
Jul 11 End Date

Fossils! Journey to the Past

Eisenhower State Park
Uncover ancient mysteries! Make your own fossil!
Jul 11 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jul 11 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Arts in the Parks program on the beach.
Jul 11 End Date

Fish Prints

Galveston Island State Park
Easy, quick ranger program on fish biology and crafts.
Jul 14 End Date

Children's Nature Program

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Jul 16 End Date

Making Tracks

Tyler State Park
Who goes there?
Jul 18 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a WHOLE new way--with art!
Jul 18 End Date

'Make & Take' Arts and Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Jul 18 End Date

Amazing Alligators

Caddo Lake State Park
Learn about alligators at this fun program for kids!
Jul 18 End Date

Build a Bird Workshop

Eisenhower State Park
Let nature inspire you!
Jul 18 End Date

Gyotaku - Fish Prints

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to make fish prints!
Jul 18 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.
Jul 18 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Arts in the Parks program on the beach.
Jul 21 End Date

Children's Nature Program

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Jul 25 End Date

Art in the Park: Art is for the Birds!

Caddo Lake State Park
Bring the children to this fun program about birds!
Jul 25 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park in a WHOLE new way--with art!
Jul 25 End Date

Nature Journaling

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Discover the simple joys of keeping a nature journal.
Jul 28 End Date

Children's Nature Program

Palo Duro Canyon State Park

August 2015

Aug 1 End Date

Yuccapalooza

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Aug 8 End Date

Fish Prints

Galveston Island State Park
Easy, quick ranger program on fish biology and crafts.

September 2015

Sep 4 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 11 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 18 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 19 End Date

International Migratory Bird Day - Twice!

Government Canyon State Natural Area
Celebrate Birds!
Sep 25 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.

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