Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

February 2020

Feb 22
10:00a
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Treats for Tweets

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join a Ranger at El Camino Real Visitors Center as we make pine cone bird feeders.
Feb 22
11:00a
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Children's Story Time - "Armadillo Rodeo"

Brazos Bend State Park
Listen to this story about an armadillo and make an armadillo with macaroni.
Feb 22
2:00p
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Adaptation Fashion

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Create your own creature with the right adaptations to thrive in its habitat!
Feb 22
2:00p
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Big Tree Watercolors

Goose Island State Park
Sit back, relax, and let the Big Tree inspire you to create your own watercolor masterpiece.
Feb 22
2:00p
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Nature Craft-ivities!

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative in this educational series featuring games, activities and a takeaway craft on various nature topics
Feb 23
11:00a
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Make Your Own Geocache

Dinosaur Valley State Park
Create your own hidden treasure chest and join the phenomenon that is geocaching!
Feb 28
4:00p
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Arts in the Park: Floral Design Day

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Get ready for spring by designing and creating your very own floral bouquet.
Feb 29
9:00a
End Date

CCC Legacy

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Through hands-on crafts and informative video, learn how the Civilian Conservation Corps left behind a long-lasting legacy that is enjoyed by people across America.
Feb 29
10:00a
End Date

Nature Photography

Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site
You bring the gear and we provide the scenery.
Feb 29
11:00a
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A Year of Nature Journaling

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Join us as we continue our goal of keeping a year-long nature journal of the park!
Feb 29
2:00p
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Adaptation Fashion

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Create your own creature with the right adaptations to thrive in its habitat!
Feb 29
2:00p
End Date

Make Your Own Binoculars - Kid Craft

McKinney Falls State Park
Calling all budding birders! Make your own play binoculars out of cardboard and yarn!
Feb 29
3:30p
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Build Your Own Bird’s Nest

Mission Tejas State Park
Don’t be an egghead, come learn about nests and build your very own!
Feb 29
4:45p
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Create Your Own Planisphere!

Lake Livingston State Park
Create your own planisphere, which is a map of the night sky that you can adjust for any date and time!

March 2020

Mar 4
10:00a
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Homeschool Program - Branch Weaving

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us to make a branch loom!
Mar 7
6:30a
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Sunrise Hike!

South Llano River State Park
Come enjoy the view with a ranger .
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor

Lockhart State Park
Paint with all the colors of the wind at Lockhart State Park!
Mar 7
2:00p
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Squirrel School

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Squirrel!
Mar 7
2:00p
End Date

Painting in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Mar 8
12:00p
End Date

Spring Sun Print!

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Sun Printing is fun! Let us show you how to use nature and the sun to create art!
Mar 9
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 10
10:00a
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Atlatl Battle

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Are you hunter or gatherer?
Mar 10
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 10
3:00p
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Making Memories From Nature

Fort Parker State Park
Gather inspiration on a short hike before we paint!
Mar 11
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 12
11:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Garner State Park
Let your creative side flow down by the Frio!
Mar 12
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 13
2:00p
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Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 13
3:00p
End Date

Backyard Bass Tournament

Fort Parker State Park
A different kind of fishing tournament!
Mar 14
10:00a
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Plant Rubbing / Journaling

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Art and science combine to create an activity that kids and adults both love!
Mar 15
12:00p
End Date

Spring Sun Print!

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway
Sun Printing is fun! Let us show you how to use nature and the sun to create art!
Mar 16
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 17
9:00a
End Date

Satin, Sandstone, and Silt! Jr. Ranger Roundup

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Stop by and join a park ranger on a nature extravaganza in our spring Junior Ranger Roundup!
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 17
2:00p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey, kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats!
Mar 18
10:00a
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Yucca Painting

Franklin Mountains State Park
Join us for a morning of nature inspired art!
Mar 18
10:00a
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Hike into ART History

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Join us on a special trip to the Palo Duro Canyon School of Art!
Mar 18
1:00p
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Art in the Park

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Get creative with the colors of Palo Duro Canyon!
Mar 18
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 19
11:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Garner State Park
Let your creative side flow down by the Frio!
Mar 19
11:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Caddo Lake State Park
Hone your observation skills and find a personal connection with nature through the art of nature journaling!
Mar 19
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 19
4:00p
End Date

Wild Watercolors

Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Johnson Branch Unit
Try your hand at watercolors!
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Spring Break Crafts and Activities

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Join us for crafts and activities at the mission!
Mar 20
2:00p
End Date

Goin' Batty

Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway
Hey, kids! Go "batty" with us as we learn all about bats!
Mar 21
10:00a
End Date

Splashes of Beauty

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Making every day farm life lovely.
Mar 21
11:00a
End Date

Painting in the Park

Caddo Lake State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Mar 21
11:00a
End Date

Painting in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature using watercolors. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Mar 25
10:00a
End Date

Outdoor Storytime

Lockhart State Park
Join staff from our local library and a park ranger to sing, read, and craft in the park!
Mar 28
10:00a
End Date

Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

April 2020

Apr 11
10:00a
End Date

Easter at the Farm

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Explore the traditional Easter décor and baked goods of an early 20th-century German farmstead.
Apr 11
10:00a
End Date

Easter Egg Coloring

Colorado Bend State Park
Have fun painting Easter eggs.
Apr 18
10:00a
End Date

Butterflies and Wildflowers

Bonham State Park
Learn about the butterflies and wildflowers in the park

May 2020

May 9
10:00a
End Date

Four Lives of a Fleece

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn the stages of processing wool from the Fredericksburg Spinning Guild.

June 2020

Jun 13
10:00a
End Date

Join a Knitting Brigade

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Celebrate Knit in Public Day by learning the day's World War One origins

September 2020

Sep 20
10:00a
End Date

Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Plant wildflower seeds for future generations!

November 2020

Nov 28
10:00a
End Date

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Make Christmas decorations with natural materials