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Events in and around Houston.

July 2015

Jul 8 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger.

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for an afternoon of fishing!
Jul 10 End Date

Discovery Hike - Pineywoods Boardwalk Trail

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk to learn about the plants and wildlife of Lake Livingston 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 10 End Date

Introduction to Geocaching

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about and try out this tech-friendly treasure hunt!
Jul 10 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 11 End Date

Kayak with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the fundamentals of kayaking, then take a guided paddling tour!
Jul 11 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Jul 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
Workshop for nature's high-tech treasure hunt.
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 11 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Night hike and storytelling with Ranger Lisa
Jul 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Jul 15 End Date

Introduction to Geocaching

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about and try out this tech-friendly treasure hunt!
Jul 17 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 18 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
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

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Arts in the Parks program on the beach.
Jul 18 End Date

Fire is Living History

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a trip back through time to learn about primitive fire starting methods in this quick demonstration!
Jul 18 End Date

Sungazing

Lake Livingston State Park
View the Sun safely through a telescope!
Jul 18 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Paddling tour with sunset views.
Jul 18 End Date

Star Stories: Stargazing on the Peninsula

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about the stars and constellations visible above East Texas.
Jul 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Jul 24 End Date

Discovery Walk: Piney Woods Boardwalk

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk to learn about the plants and wildlife of Lake Livingston State Park.
Jul 24 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Jul 25 End Date

Kayak with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the fundamentals of kayaking, then take a guided paddling tour!
Jul 25 End Date

Ranger Run/Jog

Galveston Island State Park
Jog the trails with Ranger Lisa, early Saturday mornings.
Jul 25 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Jul 25 End Date

Turtle Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Story time with the Ranger.
Jul 25 End Date

Family Paddling Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Get some instructions and get on the water!
Jul 26 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Jul 31 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for an afternoon of fishing!
Jul 31 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.

August 2015

Aug 1 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 1 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Aug 2 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Aug 7 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 7 End Date

Night Sky Hike

Galveston Island State Park
It's a star party...and you're invited!
Aug 8 End Date

Kayak with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the fundamentals of kayaking, then take a guided paddling tour!
Aug 8 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 8 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Aug 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
Workshop for nature's high-tech treasure hunt.
Aug 8 End Date

Fish Prints

Galveston Island State Park
Easy, quick ranger program on fish biology and crafts.
Aug 8 End Date

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Night hike and storytelling with Ranger Lisa
Aug 9 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 9 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Aug 14 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 14 End Date

Night Sky Hike

Galveston Island State Park
It's a star party...and you're invited!
Aug 15 End Date

Project WILD

Humble, TX - Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
Aug 15 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 15 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Aug 15 End Date

Turtle Tales

Galveston Island State Park
Story time with the Ranger.
Aug 15 End Date

Family Paddling Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Get some instructions and get on the water!
Aug 15 End Date

Sunset Paddle

Galveston Island State Park
Paddling tour with sunset views.
Aug 16 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Aug 21 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 21 End Date

Night Sky Hike

Galveston Island State Park
It's a star party...and you're invited!
Aug 22 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 22 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Aug 23 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Aug 28 End Date

Turtle Patrol

Galveston Island State Park
Citizen scientists needed for turtle patrol and hike.
Aug 29 End Date

Ranger Run/Jog

Galveston Island State Park
Jog the trails with Ranger Lisa, early Saturday mornings.
Aug 29 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 29 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Aug 30 End Date

Education Weekends

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.

September 2015

Sep 4 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 5 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Sep 6 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Sep 11 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 12 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Sep 12 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Sep 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
Workshop for nature's high-tech treasure hunt.
Sep 13 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Sep 18 End Date

Paint Party

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

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Sep 20 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Sep 25 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Sunset watercolor painting on observation tower.
Sep 26 End Date

Ranger Run/Jog

Galveston Island State Park
Jog the trails with Ranger Lisa, early Saturday mornings.
Sep 26 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Sep 27 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.

October 2015

Oct 3 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Oct 4 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Oct 10 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.
Oct 10 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Oct 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
Workshop for nature's high-tech treasure hunt.
Oct 11 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Oct 17 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Oct 18 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Oct 24 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Oct 25 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Oct 31 End Date

Ranger Run/Jog

Galveston Island State Park
Jog the trails with Ranger Lisa, early Saturday mornings.
Oct 31 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.

November 2015

Nov 1 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Nov 7 End Date

Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Stephen F. Austin 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.
Nov 7 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Nov 8 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Nov 14 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Nov 15 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Nov 21 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.
Nov 21 End Date

Beach Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
Nov 22 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of the connections between the mainland and our island paradise - Galveston Bay.
Nov 28 End Date

Ranger Run/Jog

Galveston Island State Park
Jog the trails with Ranger Lisa, early Saturday mornings.

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