Kayak Adventure @ East End Lagoon
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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An easy paddle in natural wetlands, the East End Lagoon offers an up-close view of the entry to the second largest port in the United States. Herons will greet you as you witness large vessels in the Houston Ship Channel carrying petrochemical products, cruise ship passengers, and consumer goods. This place was returned to the public and will be the City of Galveston’s interpretive home to Galveston Island’s natural history.

Activity Level: Easy

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AIA/IIDA Happy Hour @ Chapman and Kirby
Dec 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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Let’s all get together and toast the New Year and celebrate the friendship of the IIDA Houston City Center and the AIA Houston Interior Architecture Committee! Please join us at Chapman and Kirby for some Holiday fun, light bites, and libations.

Special thanks to our sponsors, Fast TrackGeigerHarvey BuildersHerman MillerTandus/Centiva, and The KipCO/CS Gulf Coast for making this event possible!


For more events by the American Institute of Architects, visit their Events Calendar!

Small Firm Roundtable @ Wooster's Garden
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm

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End of the year celebration!  Join us!

The Small Firm Roundtable meets monthly on the third Thursday of each month at 4:00 PM.  This group provides a closed forum for dialogue among peers and a venue to support architects who have recently branched out on their own, have a growing firm, or are considering starting their own businesses.  Meetings consist of focused conversation and invaluable insights on important issues and practices.

No reservation is necessary.

Brays Bayou Confluence Hike ~8.8 Miles @ Gragg Park
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Houston Area Trails & More
Saturday, December 23 at 9:00 AM

Gathering Point: Enter Gragg Park from Wheeler Street. Look for us in the parking area near the playground. you need help, call…

Brays Bayou Confluence Hike ~8.8 Miles

Saturday, Dec 23, 2017, 9:00 AM

Gragg Park
Wheeler Street Houston, TX

12 Hiking Enthusiasts Attending

Gathering Point: Enter Gragg Park from Wheeler Street.  Look for us in the parking area near the playground. If you need help, call Tom:[masked]The Hike: We’ll follow the right bank of Brays Bayou as close as possible to its confluence with Buffalo Bayou, on the edge of the Ship Channel.  The return crosses to the lef…

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Interpreting Nature workshop series @ Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center
Dec 23 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

In-field workshop for those who wish to lead nature walks. Conversations to help provide talking points on a wide variety of topics.

Call for each month’s topic or for more details or to sign up for monthly e-mail notices. Send your request to 281-364-4225.

Bring a notebook, writing instruments, folding stool, or chair–or a plastic bag to sit on, snacks.

Eco-Art Workshop Day: Shark Mania @ Artist Boat
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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Get to know sharks up close and personal!

Special works on Canvas

Art meets science in the Artist Boat Eco-Art Camp Sessions! Artist Boat Eco-Art Campers will experience true science and art enrichment with the creation of Eco-Art to beautify yards and homes. Join us for inspirational education.

Session themes are offered in which campers will use the scientific method to investigate processes in our ocean. Each camp will culminate in creating works of art that illustrate the knowledge that campers have acquired about our ocean. Camp sessions are designed for children Kindergarten-Sixth Grade.

Registration is required and spaces are limited to ensure small camp size and individual attention. To register, please call 409-770-0722 or email

For more information, download the camp flyer here>>>