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 […]

Water Ecology Workshop at Jesse H. Jones Park

Jesse H. Jones Park is hosting a water ecology workshop May 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Learn about the history of freshwater environments, collect aquatic critters for identification, and test water quality for overall health of the ecosystem. The citizen-recorded data will be kept for use in future park programs. Wear suitable clothing […]

Sunday Streets – May 21

Sunday Streets HTX is an initiative to promote and improve the health of Houstonians. Sunday Streets HTX opens a stretch of streets normally reserved for vehicle traffic to allow cycling, walking, dancing, socializing and provide a family-friendly opportunity to be physically active. The location for the May event is on White Oak Dr. between Heights Blvd. and Houston Ave. in […]

Heritage Festival at Spring Creek Park

Enjoy a fun-filled day of educational family-friendly activities at Spring Creek Park May 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The free festival will be held rain or shine. Visit recreated Confederate and Union camps to learn about Civil War era lifestyles and take guided tours to discover the history of the recently discovered Spring […]

Nature Revealed: Phenology

Hike the Big Thicket

Hike the Big Thicket National Preserve this winter during the cool, clear sky months. There are a number of different sections to hike so head to the Information Center for a trail map. The Big Thicket is one of the most diverse areas in the U.S. for plant diversity and is the only preserve in […]

Houston Zoo Family Nature Club

The Houston Zoo’s final event of the spring will be held at the Houston Zoo May 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The Family Nature Club will on Werler Lawn right across from Meerkats outside the Brown Education Center at the Houston Zoo. Zoo admission for your family is included with program registration. The cost […]

History Hike in Memorial Park

Join Friends of Memorial Park for a history highlight walking tour on Saturday, May 20, as Memorial Park Conservancy spotlights a worm’s eye view of a section of Camp Logan. We guarantee you’ll see part of Memorial Park a little differently! Meet at 9:00 a.m. at The Running Trails Center at 7575 North Picnic Lane (just […]

Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Downtown Houston May 18 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. […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Get out today and enjoy the last few days of spring with you mother, grandmother or whomever. Happy Mother’s Day.   

Cistern History Tours

The Cistern at Buffalo Bayou Park is a former drinking water reservoir built in 1926 for the City of Houston. As one of the city’s early underground reservoirs, it supported the municipal water system’s goals of fire suppression (water pressure) and drinking water storage. Recognizing the historical and architectural significance of the highly unusual space, Buffalo […]