Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Downtown Houston August 16 for Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park, 301 Milam Street! Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables for a night of music and great prizes. $10 admission (cash only) includes one bingo packet. Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. […]

Ecology Walking Tour at Buffalo Bayou Park

Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem. Park in City Lot H before walking to The Water Works. The tour is August 18 from 10:30 a.m. […]

Bay Explorations at Galveston Island State Park

Meet Galveston Island State Park’s volunteer and park ranger guides at the Nature Center at 10:00 a.m. every Sunday in the summer for a 75 minute exploration of the bay side of the park. The bay side is where the hiking trails in the park exist as well as some of the observation towers that give […]

Sea Citizen Training with Artist Boat

Join Artist Boat at their offices at 2627 Ave O in Galveston for Sea Citizen Training August 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Sea Citizens are Artist Boat’s dedicated team of volunteers helping to make Artist Boat’s mission and vision a reality. Our Sea Citizen Orientations are our way of showcasing all the different […]

Hike Bear Creek Pioneers Park

While a lot of people picnic in Bear Creek Park in far west Houston, I’m not sure that many know of a nice 2 mile hiking trail in the back of the park east of the Equestrian Center. Part of the Addicks Reservoir, Bear Creek Pioneers Park was created in the 1940’s by the Army […]

Park to Port Bike Ride Registration Open

Get into gear for HPC’s annual Park to Port Bike Ride, which takes cyclists from Hermann Park to the Port of Houston and back on a one-of-a-kind 20-mile ride. Cruising along the Brays Bayou Greenway trails, participants will get impressive views of Houston, while enjoying a turn-around party at Hidalgo Park sponsored by Port Houston, and a […]

Levy Park Finalist in Urban Open Space Award

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has announced that Levy Park, a major park revitalization project designed by OJB Landscape Architecture (OJB), is one of five finalists for the prestigious 2018 ULI Urban Open Space Award, a worldwide competition. The annual award recognizes outstanding examples of successful large- and small-scale public spaces that have socially enriched and revitalized […]

Kayak, Canoe and Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals

Bayou City Adventures has the largest paddle craft rental fleet in Houston! During the off season they offer amazing deals to allow you to rent a paddle craft from their warehouse and take it with you for the entire day, over night, or for the entire weekend. Life Jackets and paddles are included! They have Kayaks and […]

Planting Pollinators by Katy Prairie

Join us August 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for a free morning workshop in Brookshire, TX on planting for pollinators! Even in their yards, individuals can make a big difference for local wildlife by planting a handful of native plants. Local expert Susie Marten will share information on the importance of native plants for […]

Eco-Art Kayak Adventure – Coastal Heritage Preserve

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 Coastal Heritage Preserve in Galveston on July 29 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Our lead guides are ACA certified kayak instructors and […]