Mural in Midtown Highlights the Outdoors

If you love to combine the outdoors and art, then you need to head to Midtown to check out the new mural at Midtown Park by Dixie Friend. Using Mosaics, she has created a beautiful work of art featuring the flora and fauna of the area. Check out the article in the Houston Chronicle by […]

Sunday in Nature – Armand Bayou Nature Center Free Sunday

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center for a day of FREE ADMISSION sponsored by Dow Chemical company on Sunday, March 18 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Designed to inspire families to get outside and to foster an appreciation for Armand Bayou and the natural world, the staff will focus on a different topic each month. Free […]

Ghost Hike and Mermaid Tales at Galveston Island SP

Night hike and storytelling with Ranger Lisa on March 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Galveston Island State Park. Explore the park at night from the Beach Day Use area. You’ll hear myths, legends, and stories of Galveston Island’s Native Americans, pirates, and explorers while you walk the beach. Restrooms are available and pets […]

Hike George Mitchell Nature Preserve

The George Mitchell Nature Preserve  is a 1,700 acre nature preserve set aside for the enjoyment of the community and to protect one more piece of land along Spring Creek. As part of the Montgomery County Spring Creek Greenway, this park will help connect and protect up to 12,000 acres of forest on both sides […]

March Mart Sale at Mercer Botanic Gardens

Mercer Botanic Garden’s annual plant sale is March 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. One of the Texas Gulf Coast region’s largest and most anticipated horticultural events, this plant sale features high-quality plants rarely found locally. Special shopping hours for TMS members only: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. To receive additional information, call Mercer Botanic Gardens at […]

Volunteer for Bayou Greenway Day

Please help the Houston Parks Board make Bayou Greenway Day a big success! We’re looking for volunteers to be a key part of the team and help us deliver a memorable event. The event is March 24 at Tidwell Park. Event highlights include football clinics with the Houston Texans, soccer drills with the Houston Dynamo, live music, Easter […]

Discovery Green Kayak Rentals Return for Spring Break

Discovery Green kayak rentals will return the week of March 12th to the 18th. Rentals are only $5 per person and no experience is necessary. What you need to know: Children must be signed in by a parent or guardian, no exceptions. Parents, you don’t have to ride if you do not want to. You […]

Luck of the Irish Boat Ride on Buffalo Bayou

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with another Saint Arnold Brewery and Buffalo Bayou Partnership on March 17 on a boat ride down Buffalo Bayou. Toast to all things Irish as you enjoy light bites and tasty brew from our friends at Saint Arnold’s. Boat will depart from Allen’s Landing, 1001 Commerce Street, 77002 at 5:30 p.m. and return at […]

Yoga at Levy Park

Levy Park may be the newest park to open in Houston but they have already set up numerous classes to get you moving and outdoors. They currently have Zumba, hula hooping, Tai Chi, and yoga. Come enjoy a yoga class Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. and check their website for times and dates of other classes. Bring […]

Eco-Art Kayak Adventure – Cypress Swamp

Artist Boat provides inspiration and education through unique coastal experiences. All our public kayak adventures are guided and interpretive to places carefully chosen for their natural significance. This tour is in the Cypress Swamp in Wallisville on March 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Our lead guides are ACA certified kayak instructors and all […]