Calendar of Events

Houston Events

Events in and around Houston.

January 2017

Jan 21 End Date

January Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Jan 21 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 21 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 21 End Date

Discovery Walk: Pineywoods Boardwalk Nature Trail

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk to learn about the plants and wildlife of Lake Livingston State Park.
Jan 21 End Date

Fishing Skills 101

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Learning to tie knots, cast a line, and identify fish will make you a more successful angler!
Jan 21 End Date

Happy Tails (Dog Stroll)

Galveston Island State Park
Dog hike and socialization stroll down the beach.
Jan 21 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and Scat, Oh My!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out what critters live (and leave) in the park!
Jan 21 End Date

Introduction to Geocaching

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about and try out this tech-friendly treasure hunt!
Jan 21 End Date

Gotta Have Gators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 21 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!
Jan 21 End Date

InstaMeet Aboard a Battleship - @battleshiptexas!

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Battleship TEXAS
Jan 21 End Date

Bird Blizzard & Night Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 22 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 22 End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 22 End Date

Alligator Program

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 24 End Date

Junior Explorers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Spend the morning exploring the park with your little one!
Jan 27 End Date

Wild Yoga

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 27 End Date

Urban Wildlife Walk

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger to find out what lives in the park!
Jan 27 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Night sky orientation and exploration.
Jan 28 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 28 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Jan 28 End Date

Fishing Skills 101

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Learning to tie knots, cast a line, and identify fish will make you a more successful angler!
Jan 28 End Date

Gotta Have Gators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 28 End Date

Happy Tails (Dog Stroll)

Galveston Island State Park
Dog hike and socialization stroll down the beach.
Jan 28 End Date

Skins, Skulls, and Scat, Oh My!

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Find out what critters live (and leave) in the park!
Jan 28 End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 28 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!
Jan 29 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 29 End Date

Wildlife Viewing

Brazos Bend State Park
Jan 29 End Date

Pond Life

Brazos Bend State Park

February 2017

Feb 4 End Date

Blazing New Trails Training with the Buffalo Soldiers

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Celebrate 150 years of buffalo soldier history with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Free family activities and, living history stories
Feb 4 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 4 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 4 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!
Feb 10 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Let the full moon light your way and explore the night!
Feb 11 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Feb 11 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!
Feb 18 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 22 End Date

Shelling 101

Galveston Island State Park
Comb the beach for shells and treasures, collect and keep.
Feb 22 End Date

Sunset Photo Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Photography 101 with sunset and nature shots.
Feb 24 End Date

Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Brazos Bend State Park | (Open)

Brazos Bend State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training will give you hands-on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide specific information that will allow you to use the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Feb 24 End Date

Stargazing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Night sky orientation and exploration.
Feb 25 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 25 End Date

Winter Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Island birding basics for wintering friends.
Feb 25 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Get your hands dirty and discover the life of Galveston Bay!

March 2017

Mar 4 End Date

6th Annual San Jacinto Texas Independence 10K and 5K Fun Run/Walk

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Fun Run/Walk Sponsored by the San Jacinto Museum Association
Mar 4 End Date

2017 Baytown YMCA Gator Ride

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Bicycle Racing
Mar 4 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Mar 11 End Date

Blazing New Trails with the Buffalo Soldiers

Brazos Bend State Park
Celebrate 150 years of buffalo soldier history with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Free family activities and, living history stories
Mar 11 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Open)

Brazos Bend State Park
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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Mar 11 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Mar 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Mar 18 End Date

Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Galveston Island State Park
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.
Mar 18 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Mar 25 End Date

March Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Mar 25 End Date

Harley's Angels 5k Walk/Run

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Walk/Run for a cure to Breast Cancer.

April 2017

Apr 1 End Date

Pasadena Community Pregnancy " Walk for Life"

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Community Pregnancy Center of Pasadena
Apr 1 End Date

Huntsville State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Huntsville State Park
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.
Apr 8 End Date

2017 Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nature Center
Bring the whole Family to the Nurture Nature Festival to learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Apr 21 End Date

San Jacinto Commemorative Ceremony

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Celebrate the 181st Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto
Apr 22 End Date

San Jacinto Festival & Battle Reenactment

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us for a day of fun, food, music and battle-reenactment to celebrate the 18-minute battle that won Texas its Independence from Mexico.
Apr 29 End Date

Lake Livingston State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Lake Livingston State Park
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.

May 2017

May 13 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Brazos Bend State Park
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.
May 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
May 20 End Date

May Hard Hat Tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!

June 2017

Jun 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Jun 17 End Date

Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Galveston Island State Park
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.

July 2017

Jul 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

August 2017

Aug 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

September 2017

Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

October 2017

Oct 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Oct 21 End Date

October Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!

November 2017

Nov 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Nov 18 End Date

November Hard Hat Tour Aboard the TEXAS

Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!

December 2017

Dec 3 End Date

A Simple Christmas Event

Brazos Bend State Park
Dec 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

January 2018

Jan 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

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