Breakfast on the Bayou – Pontoon Boat Ride

Start your weekend by enjoying a leisurely morning drifting down Armand Bayou November 18 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 […]

Hike Lake Houston Wilderness Park

Once a Texas State Park, Lake Houston Wilderness Park was purchased by the City of Houston over 7 years ago and has become one of the hidden gems in the area for hiking and camping. It has over 4,786.6 acres of wooded parkland, and is located only 30 minutes north of downtown Houston near New Caney. […]

Join Hike It Baby for Daily Hikes in the Houston Area

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 […]

HUE Mural Festival

This year the HUE Mural Festival will occur during HOUSTON ART WEEK from November 18 – November 25 in East Downtown Houston (EADO).  Houston First presents the city’s third annual Houston Urban Experience (HUE) Mural Festival, celebrating Houston’s diverse arts community. The festival will feature artists from around the world, transforming Houston’s cityscape from concrete to color. Artists will […]

Hula Hooping at Levy Park

If your looking for a lunch hour pick-me-up, then head over to Levy Park at 11:30 every Tuesday for a thirty minute hula hooping class. This child’s toy is not only hard to master but a great workout for your core. Hooping is a full-body exercise that tones and sculpts your abs, thighs, arms and […]

Houston Arboretum Bird Survey

Calling all experienced birders! Help the Arboretum monitor bird populations throughout the year on the third Saturday of every month. Meet November 18 in front of the Nature Center at 8 am and join a member of the Arboretum’s conservation team as they walk the trails documenting bird activity. Please bring your own binoculars. These events […]

Kayak Rides at Discovery Green

Join Bayou City Adventures at Discovery for 15 minute kayak rides on the lake. Children must be signed in by a parent or guardian, no exceptions. This is a great way to see if you or your kids like to kayak. Parents, you don’t have to ride if you do not want to. You have the […]

Arboretum at Night – Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Celebrate the fall harvest with the sweet taste of honey November 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. Join local beekeeper Nicole Buergers for a guided honey tasting while she answers your questions about bees and honey. You’ll enjoy a sample of mead – also called honey wine […]

Hike Lake Livingston State Park

Lake Livingston State Park is one of the few parks in the area that is located directly on the shores of the lake. While the hikes at the park are not long and challenging, they are great hikes for getting your family out to experience walking in nature. The six individual trails include the 3-mile […]

Katy Prairie Restoration Project

We are Putting Down Roots during Katy Prairie Conservancy’s largest restoration effort yet and we need your help! Come out to the Indiangrass Preserve at 31950 Hebert Rd. November 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to help out. Volunteers will work together to transplant native prairie plants in order to restore 55 acres of newly reconstructed […]