Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

October 2021

Oct 30
9:00a
End Date

Face Masks at the Park

San Angelo State Park
Looking for a cool and imaginative face mask for Halloween? Come out to the state park and get inspired by nature to decorate your own face mask.
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Story Walk Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Come read an awesome story and create something to make your stay memorable !
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Spooky Nature Craft

Bonham State Park
Create your own spooky critter.
Oct 30
10:00a
End Date

Spooky Craft & Guided Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Get into the festive spirit by joining us for a small, take-home craft and ranger-led hike around Sheldon Lake!
Oct 30
11:00a
End Date

Children’s Storytime & Craft – Owls

Brazos Bend State Park
Listen to the story and make your own Owl Puppet.
Oct 30
3:00p
End Date

Spooky Spanish Moss - Art in the Park!

Buescher State Park
Make a spooky scene with watercolor as we use a creepy creature for our inspiration!
Oct 30
3:00p
End Date

Spooky Species

Pedernales Falls State Park
Make your own spooky mask for trick-or-treating!
Oct 30
4:00p
End Date

Watercoloring on the Bay

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for an art activity
Oct 31
10:00a
End Date

Spooky Craft & Guided Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Get into the festive spirit by joining us for a small, take-home craft and ranger-led hike around Sheldon Lake!

November 2021

Nov 4
10:00a
End Date

Traveling Tracks

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Identify different animal tracks left in the park!
Nov 4
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Counting in Nature!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Counting!
Nov 6
9:30a
End Date

Insect ID and Art

Hill Country State Natural Area
Search for and identify insects! Create insects-inspired masterpieces!
Nov 6
11:00a
End Date

Alligators - Children's Storytime and Crafts

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about alligators through story time and get creative making crafts!
Nov 7
9:00a
End Date

Pigment Making and Painting

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us every Sunday in November as we learn how to make our own paints and then use them to paint a picture.
Nov 11
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Fibonacci Fun - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to learn about Fibonacci and start seeing patterns everywhere!
Nov 13
11:00a
End Date

Alligators - Children's Storytime and Crafts

Brazos Bend State Park
Learn about alligators through story time and get creative making crafts!
Nov 14
9:00a
End Date

Pigment Making and Painting

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us every Sunday in November as we learn how to make our own paints and then use them to paint a picture.
Nov 17
2:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Nov 17
4:00p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Nov 18
10:00a
End Date

Traveling Tracks

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Identify different animal tracks left in the park!
Nov 20
10:00a
End Date

South Texas Native History & Pottery

Choke Canyon State Park - Calliham Unit
South Texas is rich in cultural history with several Native American groups that inhabited the area near Choke Canyon. We'll check out how they lived and make mini pots!
Nov 20
11:00a
End Date

Children's Story Time and Craft "Turkeys"

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us outside the Nature Center for a story and coloring craft about Turkeys!
Nov 21
9:00a
End Date

Pigment Making and Painting

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us every Sunday in November as we learn how to make our own paints and then use them to paint a picture.
Nov 24
2:00p
End Date

Turkey Talk & Craft

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Gobble gobble! Learn about the wild turkey with a reading time and craft.
Nov 27
10:00a
End Date

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn about making Christmas decorations with natural materials
Nov 27
11:00a
End Date

Children's Story Time and Craft "Turkeys"

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us outside the Nature Center for a story and coloring craft about Turkeys!
Nov 27
1:00p
End Date

Colors of the Wind Watercolor

Lockhart State Park
Paint with all the colors of the wind at Lockhart State Park!
Nov 28
9:00a
End Date

Pigment Making and Painting

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us every Sunday in November as we learn how to make our own paints and then use them to paint a picture.

December 2021

Dec 2
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Shapes and Colors in Nature!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Shapes and Colors!
Dec 4
11:00a
End Date

Children's Story Time and Craft "Forest Bright, Forest Night"

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story time at the Nature Center about night time critters!
Dec 11
10:00a
End Date

Watercolor Holiday Cards

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Create a watercolor card for your loved ones this holiday season!
Dec 11
1:00p
End Date

Holiday in the Hill Country

Hill Country State Natural Area
Play games, make festive crafts, enjoy a Christmas storytime, and learn about the hill country!
Dec 11
2:00p
End Date

Holiday Gift for the Birds

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Show your backyard birds some love with a hand-decorated feeder!
Dec 11
2:00p
End Date

Holidays for the Birds

Lockhart State Park
Join the elves in Santa’s workshop by making bird feeders for our feathered friends!
Dec 15
2:30p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Dec 15
4:00p
End Date

Young Naturalists Children's Program - online and in-person! 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Guadalupe River State Park
Join us in person or online for our monthly Young Naturalists Library program!
Dec 18
2:00p
End Date

Santa's Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Help Santa's elves build gifts for all the good birdies!
Dec 19
10:00a
End Date

Winter Solstice Storytime

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Join a ranger for a reading of a book about the Winter Solstice, and do some crafts!
Dec 19
2:00p
End Date

Santa's Workshop

Pedernales Falls State Park
Help Santa's elves build gifts for all the good birdies!

January 2022

Jan 6
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Animal Adaptations!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Animal Adaptations!
Jan 13
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Phenology Wheels - Registration Required!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Combine nature observation and art to make a phenology wheel.

February 2022

Feb 3
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Fish!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Fish!

March 2022

Mar 3
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Bird Nests!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Bird nests!
Mar 10
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Pi Day - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join Ranger Amy to learn Pi, and maybe eat some pie too!

April 2022

Apr 7
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Registration Required - Baby or Lovey Walk!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Baby or lovey walk!

May 2022

May 5
10:00a
End Date

Tots on Trails - Field Day!

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Toddler Park Programs - Field Day!
May 12
10:00a
End Date

Homeschool Program - Field Day! - Registration Required

Martin Dies, Jr. State Park
Join us for a fun field day to end the homeschool programs for the year.