Join Hike It Baby to Get Your Family Active at a Really Early Age

This group is just too active and awesome not to re-post this for the new year. Isn’t social media great? I was sent this message from the branch leader of a new group in Houston called Hike it Baby about local hikes that are held throughout the year on various trails. This is her post […]

RC Model Sailboats are back at Discovery Green

After a long time on hold, the lake at Discovery Green is finally fixed and the fun RC model sailboats from Bayou City Adventures will once again be available for a short while. From Saturday, September 23 to Sunday October 22 the Model Sailboats will be available every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. weather […]

Weekly Nature Hike at Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Come take a Sunday stroll September 24 with the Lake Houston Naturalist crew at Lake Houston Wilderness Park at 8:00 a.m. sharp! Meet at the Nature Center and you’ll hike one of the park’s best trails while learning what this park has to offer. The hike is free but there is a $3 entry fee […]

Hike Memorial Park

Memorial Park is one of the most crowded parks in the area on the main running trail and on the weekends. But if you to to the trails on the south side of Memorial Drive during the week you can hike through the woods and towards Buffalo Bayou on some very nice dirt trails. It […]

Breakfast on the Bayou – Pontoon Boat Ride

Start your weekend by enjoying a leisurely morning drifting down Armand Bayou September 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. aboard the Bayou Ranger, Armand Bayou Nature Center’s electric pontoon boat. This trip through the heart of the nature center presents an uncommon opportunity to watch and learn about life on the bayou and observe […]

11 Health Benefits of Fishing

Found this great article in outlining the benefits of fishing to your health and happiness. The article talks about physical, as well as, psychological benefits of being outdoors with just you and a fishing pole. While in college, my son introduced many of his friends to fishing for the first time. Let’s get our […]

Forensic Science Workshop at Mercer Botanic Gardens

As part of National Forensic Science Week, forensic scientists from the Texas Department of Public Safety Houston Crime Laboratory will visit Mercer Botanic Gardens. The class is September 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Find out if forensic science is really like what you see on TV by becoming an investigator for a couple of hours! Explore […]

How to Lead a Hike had a very informative article on how to lead a successful hike. They break it down into seven necessary steps that of course include planning, courtesy and safety. Check out the article at How to Lead a Hike on

Beautify the Bucket Competition

Join Artist Boat for the Beautify the Bucket Competition on September 23 at 12:00 p.m. at Menard Park in Galveston. The competition allows participants to take an active role in beautifying Galveston beaches and improving stewardship behaviors. Participants in the competition paint a blue trash barrel destined for Galveston beaches based on a theme: ocean […]

National Public Lands Day at Hermann Park

National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single day volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. You can lend a hand in Hermann Park on Saturday, September 30 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. For more information, email [email protected] Volunteers will help to remove invasive plants from one of the natural areas in […]