Calendar of Events

Arts & Crafts

August 2022

Aug 18
11:00a
End Date

Painting in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Aug 18
7:30p
End Date

Sunset Watercolor

Galveston Island State Park
Unleash your creative side and enjoy the island's best sunsets.
Aug 19
9:30a
End Date

Reading Ranger: Bat Story & Craft

Hill Country State Natural Area
Learn more about these unique nocturnal animals while enjoying a story read by a ranger. Then, make a paper craft to take home.
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Wonderful Watercolors

Palmetto State Park
Come and paint the wonderful scenery found here at Palmetto State Park
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Create a Constellation

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Constellations help us make sense of the night sky, but there are plenty of stars left to create new constellations! Find your own pattern in the night sky.
Aug 20
9:00a
End Date

Arts in the Park

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Fall in love with the outdoors through your artistic side!
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Come paint in the park.
Aug 20
10:00a
End Date

Create a Star Wheel

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Make and decorate your very own map of the night sky!
Aug 20
1:00p
End Date

Nature Craft-ivities!

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative in this educational series featuring games, activities and a takeaway craft on various nature topics
Aug 20
2:00p
End Date

Reading Ranger & Craft

Village Creek State Park
Beat the Texas heat! Pull up a chair and listen to a nature related story in the cool Nature Center. Then, let your creativity flow while you make a related, nature inspired craft to take home.
Aug 20
5:00p
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!
Aug 21
9:00a
End Date

Watercolor Wonders

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Enjoy the outdoors by painting it!
Aug 21
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - South Sulphur Unit
Every artist was first an amateur - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Aug 21
2:00p
End Date

Nature Craft-ivities!

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative in this educational series featuring games, activities and a takeaway craft on various nature topics
Aug 21
3:00p
End Date

Watercolors at the Lake

Lake Arrowhead State Park
Create your own nature-inspired souvenir
Aug 27
9:00a
End Date

Nature Journaling

Village Creek State Park
Take your outdoor adventures to the next level - start a nature journal! Besides simply recording your nature discoveries, journaling helps you to become a better observer, engages your creative brain, develops an appreciation of nature, can be done anytime, anywhere, and is very relaxing. All ages are welcome.
Aug 27
1:00p
End Date

Nature Craft-ivities!

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative in this educational series featuring games, activities and a takeaway craft on various nature topics
Aug 27
2:00p
End Date

Moonlight Madness

Goliad State Park & Historic Site
Learn the phases on the moon and why it looks like it does!
Aug 27
3:30p
End Date

Watercolor

South Llano River State Park
Join a Ranger and enjoy some watercolors.
Aug 27
4:00p
End Date

Painting in the Park

Atlanta State Park
Relax and hone your observation skills as you paint in nature. We will provide the painting supplies… you provide the creativity!
Aug 28
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Creativity takes courage. - Henri Matisse
Aug 28
2:00p
End Date

Nature Craft-ivities!

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative in this educational series featuring games, activities and a takeaway craft on various nature topics

September 2022

Sep 3
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Food Chain!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about the food chain and create your own food chain by making paper links!
Sep 9
6:30p
End Date

Cedar Hill State Park | Two Night Event | Texas Outdoor Family | DFW Area (Registration Open)

Cedar Hill State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend and discover the joys of camping in your Texas State Parks.
Sep 10
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Sep 10
3:00p
End Date

Junior Ranger Academy

Pedernales Falls State Park
Earn your Junior Ranger badge!
Sep 11
10:00a
End Date

Art in the Park

Cooper Lake State Park - Doctors Creek Unit
Creativity takes courage. - Henri Matisse
Sep 17
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Fireflies!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about fireflies and make your own firefly.
Sep 18
10:00a
End Date

Seed Stomp

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Plant wildflower seeds for future generations!
Sep 24
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Raccoons!

Brazos Bend State Park
Listen to the story and make your own raccoon!
Sep 24
3:00p
End Date

Block Printing Basics

Lockhart State Park
Try your hand at this unique art technique!

October 2022

Oct 1
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Bats!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story and make your own bat puppet!
Oct 2
2:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Make a nature-themed art piece with a ranger.
Oct 8
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Tarantulas!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about tarantulas and create your own eight-legged friend to take home!
Oct 15
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Oct 16
2:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Make a nature-themed art piece with a ranger.
Oct 22
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Bats!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story and make your own bat puppet!
Oct 23
1:00p
End Date

Sea Center Spooktacular

Sea Center Texas
Creep, crawl, and slither along Sea Center Texas' Wetland Boardwalk and experience a wild and educational Halloween. Live Animals, Trick-or-Treating, Games, and more!
Oct 29
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Owls!

Brazos Bend State Park
Listen to the story and make your own owl puppet.
Oct 30
2:30p
End Date

Art in the Park

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Make a nature-themed art piece with a ranger.

November 2022

Nov 12
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Armadillos!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a story about armadillos and make a macaroni armadillo to take home!
Nov 12
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Alligators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us to learn about alligators through storytime and get creative making crafts!
Nov 13
2:30p
End Date

Slimy Snails

Resaca de la Palma State Park
Learn about our friends the snails and create some slime!
Nov 19
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Turkeys!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us outside the Nature Center for a story and coloring craft about turkeys!
Nov 26
10:00a
End Date

Deck the Halls

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Learn about making Christmas decorations with natural materials
Nov 26
11:00a
End Date

Storytime and Crafts: Turkeys!

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us outside the Nature Center for a story and coloring craft about turkeys!