Calendar of Events

Houston Events

Events in and around Houston.

February 2016

Feb 14 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.
Feb 14 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 14 End Date

Story Time - Babies in the Bayou-

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 14 End Date

Alligator Video & Talk

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 18 End Date

Making a Park: History of GISP

Galveston Island State Park
Galveston Island State Park (GISP) fascinates historians and adventurers alike!
Feb 19 End Date

Winter Texan Beach Cleanup

Galveston Island State Park
Don't Mess With Texas, Beaches!
Feb 19 End Date

Discovery Walk: Oak Flats Nature Trail

Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk to learn about the plants and wildlife of Lake Livingston State Park.
Feb 19 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Let nature inspire you, and make a great souvenir too!
Feb 20 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 20 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 20 End Date

Story Time

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 20 End Date

Fun, Furry, and Freaky!

Huntsville State Park
Ever wondered what's lurking in the woods? Join us to find out about the fun, furry, and freaky creatures we have here at Huntsville!
Feb 20 End Date

‘Make and Take’ Arts and Crafts

Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
Feb 20 End Date

The Wonderful Lives Of Snakes

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 20 End Date

Fire is Living History

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about primitive fire starting methods in this quick demonstration
Feb 20 End Date

Nature Hike

Huntsville State Park
Join us on a short 0.24 mile hike and learn about the flora and (maybe) fauna of the Park.
Feb 20 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for an afternoon of fishing!
Feb 20 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 20 End Date

Gator Talk

Huntsville State Park
Interested in learning more about Alligators? This is the program for you!
Feb 20 End Date

Full Moon Hike

Huntsville State Park
Join us on a .24 mile hike under the light of the full moon.
Feb 21 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Hike

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 21 End Date

Alligator Program

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 21 End Date

Pond Life

Brazos Bend State Park
Feb 24 End Date

Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Stephen F. Austin State Park | (Full - registration closed)

Stephen F. Austin State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
Feb 26 End Date

Fishing with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Join park rangers for an afternoon of fishing!
Feb 27 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.
Feb 27 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Feb 27 End Date

Critters of East Texas

Lake Livingston State Park
Explore the diversity of local mammals and reptiles.
Feb 27 End Date

Fun, Furry, and Freaky!

Huntsville State Park
Ever wondered what's lurking in the woods? Join us to find out about the fun, furry, and freaky creatures we have here at Huntsville!
Feb 27 End Date

Hike through the Pines

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a short .24 mile hike and learn about the flora and fauna of Huntsville.
Feb 27 End Date

Introduction to Geocaching

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about and try out this tech-friendly treasure hunt!
Feb 27 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Feb 27 End Date

Things the go BUMP in the Night

Huntsville State Park
Curious about the sounds around you at night? Join us and learn what, and who, are making those sounds.
Feb 27 End Date

Nocturnal Night Hike

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a short 0.24 mile hike through the woods at night.
Feb 28 End Date

Women's Only Hike

Huntsville State Park
6.8 mile hike on Chinquapin Trail.

March 2016

Mar 5 End Date

2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Bring the whole Family to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for some rides, attractions, wildlife, music and fair food.
Mar 5 End Date

Blazing New Trails with the Buffalo Soldiers 20th Anniversary

Houston , TX - Buffalo Soldier National Museum
Celebrate 20 years of buffalo soldier history with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Free family activities and, living history stories.
Mar 5 End Date

Beachcombing 101

Galveston Island State Park
Treasures await you at the water's edge!
Mar 5 End Date

Bay Tower Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Overlook Galveston Bay and explore the waters below.
Mar 6 End Date

2016 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Bring the whole Family to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for some rides, attractions, wildlife, music and fair food.
Mar 8 End Date

Texas Aquatic Science (TAS) Certified Field Site Training

Houston, TX - University of Houston-Clear Lake
This training is for Informal Science Educators whose site is seeking TAS Field Site certification. The training will familiarize you with the curriculum and the various curricular resources, the curriculum pilot, we'll experience a couple of activities, and we'll discuss responsibilities of participation.
Mar 10 End Date

Zombie Apolcalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this humorous and skill-driven hike?
Mar 11 End Date

Zombie Apolcalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this humorous and skill-driven hike?
Mar 12 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area (Full - Waitlist Forming)

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 12 End Date

Zombie Apolcalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this humorous and skill-driven hike?
Mar 17 End Date

Zombie Apolcalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this humorous and skill-driven hike?
Mar 18 End Date

Zombie Apolcalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this humorous and skill-driven hike?
Mar 19 End Date

Beach and Bay Day!

Galveston Island State Park
FREE: Park open house with fun and activities!
Mar 26 End Date

Live Birds of Prey Program!

Lake Livingston State Park
Watch birds of prey soar high above the park! Live hawks, falcons, eagles, and possibly owls will be featured as part of a talk given by a Falconer from EarthQuest.org.
Mar 26 End Date

Bayou Greenway Day 2016

Houston, TX - T.C. Jester Park Along White Oak Bayou Greenway
Buffalo Soldiers, Living History, Bike Rides, Kid activities, family activities, food and more

April 2016

Apr 2 End Date

Sandy Yoga

Galveston Island State Park
Stretch, relax, and join us for yoga on the beach!
Apr 2 End Date

2016 Wildlife & Woodlands Expo

Conroe, TX - Lone Star College Montgomery
Play for a Day! Learn for a Lifetime!
Apr 9 End Date

Sandy Yoga

Galveston Island State Park
Stretch, relax, and join us for yoga on the beach!
Apr 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Apr 16 End Date

Sandy Yoga

Galveston Island State Park
Stretch, relax, and join us for yoga on the beach!
Apr 23 End Date

Sandy Yoga

Galveston Island State Park
Stretch, relax, and join us for yoga on the beach!
Apr 23 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.
Apr 23 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.
Apr 30 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.

May 2016

May 7 End Date

Hard Hat Tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Unique behind the scenes tour of the doors that are closed to the public.
May 14 End Date

Harley's Angels 5k Walk/Run

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Walk/Run for a cure to Breast Cancer.
May 14 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.
May 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
May 21 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.

June 2016

Jun 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Jun 18 End Date

Gator Bait Race

Huntsville State Park
High traffic on trails for this race.

July 2016

Jul 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop

August 2016

Aug 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop

September 2016

Sep 10 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.
Sep 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Sep 17 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.

October 2016

Oct 8 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 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop
Oct 15 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Youth and adults can learn the basics of fishing.

November 2016

Nov 5 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 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop

December 2016

Dec 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop

January 2017

Jan 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-Tech Treasure Hunting Workshop

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