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Events in and around Houston.

October 2014

October 3 End Date
Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Do you have what it takes to be in the animal Olympics?
October 4 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
October 4 End Date
Beach Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
October 4 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
October 4 End Date
Cannibals, Pirates, and Cowboys
Galveston Island State Park
Audience participation theater... Can you tell a lie?
October 4 End Date
Moonlight Paddle
Galveston Island State Park
Half the park is after dark!
October 5 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
October 5 End Date
Bay Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure every Sunday.
October 5 End Date
Walk with a Ranger
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park with a guide at your side.
October 10 End Date
Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Do you have what it takes to be in the animal Olympics?
October 11 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
October 11 End Date
Beach Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
October 11 End Date
Texian Days - Stagecoach Rides
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
The Brazos valley is rich in Texas history and there is no better place than Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site to discover the shared history that molded the Texians. Come early and catch a ride on the famous Stagecoach which runs from 11 am to 3 pm, weather permitting.
October 11 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
October 11 End Date
Cannibals, Pirates, and Cowboys
Galveston Island State Park
Audience participation theater... Can you tell a lie?
October 11 End Date
Moonlight Paddle
Galveston Island State Park
Half the park is after dark!
October 12 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
October 12 End Date
Bay Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure every Sunday.
October 17 End Date
Up with the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
October 17 End Date
Fur, Feathers, Bones, and Scales
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Kids: Ever found a feather or a bone and wondered where it came from? Join a park naturalist and learn about the animals that can be found in our park. We’ll examine bones, feathers, and other structures that help animals survive and take a short discovery hike to look for wildlife in the forest.
October 17 End Date
Art in the Park
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Spend a little relaxing time in the afternoon to capture some of the beauty and wonder of our park. Activities will vary; we may be drawing wildlife, coloring pictures, painting with watercolors, writing poetry, or even making animal masks or leaf prints. Come find your inspiration in our beautiful riverine forest!
October 17 End Date
Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Do you have what it takes to be in the animal Olympics?
October 18 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
October 18 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
October 18 End Date
Up with the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
October 18 End Date
Go Fish! Learn-to-Fish Event
Galveston Island State Park
Families can learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
October 18 End Date
Walk with a Ranger
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Explore the park with a guide at your side.
October 18 End Date
Beach Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
October 18 End Date
Gyotaku: Fish Printing
Galveston Island State Park
Join the Go Fish event and stop by for some fish printing activities!
October 18 End Date
Fur, Feathers, Bones, and Scales
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Kids: Ever found a feather or a bone and wondered where it came from? Join a park naturalist and learn about the animals that can be found in our park. We’ll examine bones, feathers, and other structures that help animals survive and take a short discovery hike to look for wildlife in the forest.
October 18 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
October 18 End Date
Art in the Park
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Spend a little relaxing time in the afternoon to capture some of the beauty and wonder of our park. Activities will vary; we may be drawing wildlife, coloring pictures, painting with watercolors, writing poetry, or even making animal masks or leaf prints. Come find your inspiration in our beautiful riverine forest!
October 18 End Date
Archeology in San Felipe!
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us and our partners from the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site for some Archeology fun for all! San Felipe de Austin was the capital of Austin’s Colony in Mexican Texas. Learn Austin’s role as an Empresario and Crafts/trades important to settling the frontier.
October 18 End Date
Cannibals, Pirates, and Cowboys
Galveston Island State Park
Audience participation theater... Can you tell a lie?
October 18 End Date
Moonlight Paddle
Galveston Island State Park
Half the park is after dark!
October 19 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
October 19 End Date
Bay Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure every Sunday.
October 24 End Date
Up with the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
October 24 End Date
Fur, Feathers, Bones, and Scales
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Kids: Ever found a feather or a bone and wondered where it came from? Join a park naturalist and learn about the animals that can be found in our park. We’ll examine bones, feathers, and other structures that help animals survive and take a short discovery hike to look for wildlife in the forest.
October 24 End Date
Art in the Park
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Spend a little relaxing time in the afternoon to capture some of the beauty and wonder of our park. Activities will vary; we may be drawing wildlife, coloring pictures, painting with watercolors, writing poetry, or even making animal masks or leaf prints. Come find your inspiration in our beautiful riverine forest!
October 24 End Date
Owl Prowl Olympics and Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Do you have what it takes to be in the animal Olympics?
October 25 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
October 25 End Date
Up with the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
October 25 End Date
Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Unique guided behind-the-scenes tour of historic vessel.
October 25 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | 1 Night Workshop | (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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
October 25 End Date
Beach Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
October 25 End Date
Fur, Feathers, Bones, and Scales
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Kids: Ever found a feather or a bone and wondered where it came from? Join a park naturalist and learn about the animals that can be found in our park. We’ll examine bones, feathers, and other structures that help animals survive and take a short discovery hike to look for wildlife in the forest.
October 25 End Date
Music Makes a Celebration
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Discover the music that inspired celebration and recreation in 19th century Texas at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site with our fourth Saturday program - Music Makes a Celebration presented by “Roseville Fair Old Time String Band.”
October 25 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
October 25 End Date
Art in the Park
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Spend a little relaxing time in the afternoon to capture some of the beauty and wonder of our park. Activities will vary; we may be drawing wildlife, coloring pictures, painting with watercolors, writing poetry, or even making animal masks or leaf prints. Come find your inspiration in our beautiful riverine forest!
October 25 End Date
Archeology in San Felipe!
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us and our partners from the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site for some Archeology fun for all! San Felipe de Austin was the capital of Austin’s Colony in Mexican Texas. Learn Austin’s role as an Empresario and Crafts/trades important to settling the frontier.
October 25 End Date
Natural Halloween
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see the park in the dark, fun for the whole family.
October 25 End Date
Cannibals, Pirates, and Cowboys
Galveston Island State Park
Audience participation theater... Can you tell a lie?
October 25 End Date
Moonlight Paddle
Galveston Island State Park
Half the park is after dark!
October 26 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
October 26 End Date
Bay Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure every Sunday.

November 2014

November 1 End Date
Family Wilderness Survival Workshop
Stephen F. Austin State Park
What are the top three most common mistakes people make in a survival situation? What are the three most important things to do? We'll answer these and more during this weekend in which we focus on life saving skills for all ages.
November 1 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 1 End Date
Beach Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
November 2 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 2 End Date
Bay Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure every Sunday.
November 7 End Date
Up with the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
November 7 End Date
Watching for Wildlife
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come join a park naturalist and learn what lives in our forest. We’ll spend time doing activities and learning to read the clues that wildlife leaves behind. We’ll also take a short discovery hike to practice finding signs of wildlife.
November 8 End Date
Native Prairie Plant-a-thon
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come be a part of restoring a piece of Houston's native prairie.
November 8 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 8 End Date
Up with the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
November 8 End Date
Beach Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
November 8 End Date
Watching for Wildlife
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come join a park naturalist and learn what lives in our forest. We’ll spend time doing activities and learning to read the clues that wildlife leaves behind. We’ll also take a short discovery hike to practice finding signs of wildlife.
November 9 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 9 End Date
Bay Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure every Sunday.
November 15 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 15 End Date
Beach Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
November 16 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
November 16 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 16 End Date
Bay Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure every Sunday.
November 22 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 22 End Date
Up with the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
November 22 End Date
Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Unique behind-the-scenes tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS.
November 22 End Date
Beach Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
November 22 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | 1 Night Workshop | (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 is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 22 End Date
Watching for Wildlife
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come join a park naturalist and learn what lives in our forest. We’ll spend time doing activities and learning to read the clues that wildlife leaves behind. We’ll also take a short discovery hike to practice finding signs of wildlife.
November 23 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 23 End Date
Bay Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure every Sunday.
November 28 End Date
Up with the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
November 28 End Date
Watching for Wildlife
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come join a park naturalist and learn what lives in our forest. We’ll spend time doing activities and learning to read the clues that wildlife leaves behind. We’ll also take a short discovery hike to practice finding signs of wildlife.
November 29 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 29 End Date
Up with the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
November 29 End Date
Watching for Wildlife
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Come join a park naturalist and learn what lives in our forest. We’ll spend time doing activities and learning to read the clues that wildlife leaves behind. We’ll also take a short discovery hike to practice finding signs of wildlife.
November 29 End Date
Twilight Firelight - Stagecoach Rides
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Take a break from the hectic holiday pace and re-focus on your family and friends at Fanthorp Inn’s Twilight Firelight celebration!
November 30 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park

December 2014

December 6 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
December 6 End Date
Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship TEXAS
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
An event that commemorates the Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.
December 7 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
December 13 End Date
Yuletide TEXAS! "A Sailors Christmas"
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Festive Christmas event aboard the Battleship TEXAS
December 21 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .

January 2015

January 18 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .

February 2015

February 15 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .

March 2015

March 15 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .

April 2015

April 19 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .

May 2015

May 17 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .

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