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Jan
16
Tue
2018
Little Explorers @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program

Little Explorers

Bring out your little ones to explore the park through stories, activities, and a stroll along the trails.

Come and get in touch with nature with your little explorers at Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center! Accompany a Park Ranger and other nature enthusiasts for stories, strolls, and some fun!

Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and closed-toe shoes. All programs are FREE and meet at the Pond Center.

Jan
18
Thu
2018
AIA Houston’s Small Firm Roundtable @ M Architects LLC
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

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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.

Topic: We will be sharing books that have influenced the ways we practice and the plan for the upcoming year. Everyone is asked to please bring a book (or several).

 

Jan
19
Fri
2018
Trail Scouting on the Trail Between the Lakes @ Martin Dies Jr. State Park
Jan 19 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Houston Area Trails & More
Friday, January 19 at 8:30 AM

This is a special Friday hike event. RSVPs are waitlist only, please send me a PM if you are able to join. The Trail Between the Lakes runs 28 miles t…

Trail Scouting on the Trail Between the Lakes

Friday, Jan 19, 2018, 8:30 AM

Martin Dies Jr. State Park
634 Park Road 48 South Jasper, TX

2 Hiking Enthusiasts Attending

This is a special Friday hike event. RSVPs are waitlist only, please send me a PM if you are able to join. The Trail Between the Lakes runs 28 miles through the Sabine National Forest between Toledo Bend Reservoir and Lake Sam Rayburn. It is similar to our nearby Lone Star Trail, but is lightly used and unevenly maintained. So while we are camping …

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Martin Dies Jr. State Park Camping @ Martin Dies Jr. State Park
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm

Houston Area Trails & More
Friday, January 19 at 3:00 PM

CAMPING: I have reserved five sites in the Walnut Ridge camping area in the north half of the park. The cost is $200 for the weekend and will be split…

Martin Dies Jr. State Park Camping

Friday, Jan 19, 2018, 3:00 PM

Martin Dies Jr. State Park
634 Park Road 48 South Jasper, TX

50 Hiking Enthusiasts Attending

CAMPING: I have reserved five sites in the Walnut Ridge camping area in the north half of the park. The cost is $200 for the weekend and will be split between all campers whether spending one night or two. There are cabins and screen shelters available in the park for people that prefer not to stay in tents. About HATS https://www.hatsandmore.org/ …

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Jan
20
Sat
2018
Big Thicket National Preserve Beech Creek Hike ~11.1 Miles @ Beech Woods Trail
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Houston Area Trails & More
Saturday, January 20 at 9:00 AM

Gathering Place: The originally planned trail has been closed indefinitely so we will relocate to the Beech Woods Trail. We will be obvious in the sma…

Big Thicket National Preserve Beech Creek Hike ~11.1 Miles

Saturday, Jan 20, 2018, 9:00 AM

Beech Woods Trail
5280 FM2992 Woodville, tx

25 Hiking Enthusiasts Attending

Gathering Place: The originally planned trail has been closed indefinitely so we will relocate to the Beech Woods Trail. We will be obvious in the small parking area. If you are coming from Houston check this page for comments or other changes before leaving. This part of the preserve is subject to flooding, so overnight weather may force changes t…

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AIA’s Houston Heights Bicycle Tour @ Heights Branch of the Houston Public Library
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am

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This tour explores the original footprint of the Heights, Texas’ and Houston’s first mixed-use community and home to 120 of the 215 National Register of Historic Places listed in Houston. We will look at a wide variety of building types that are historic and original to the area as well as more recent contemporary architecture and discuss how these fit into the context of the neighborhood.

Attendees need to bring their own bicycle. We encourage everyone to wear a helmet. If you do not have your own bicycle, you can rent a bike from Houston B-Cycle. The closest B-Cycle station is in Stude Park.


Reservations required.

January 2018 Reservations
March 2018 Reservations

Bicycles and helmets are not included with registration.

 

$10
General Admission

$5
AIA Houston Members
Architecture students with current ID


Tour will meet at the Heights Branch of the Houston Public Library, 1302 Heights Boulevard. If you drive, we ask that you park on the street and not the library parking lot, it is reserved for library patrons.

 

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Jan
21
Sun
2018
Big Thicket National Preserve Big Sandy Hike ~11 Miles @ Big Sandy Trailhead
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Houston Area Trails & More
Sunday, January 21 at 9:00 AM

Gathering Place: The hike has been relocated to the Big Sandy Trail. The originally planned trail has been closed indefinitely so we will no longer me…

Big Thicket National Preserve Big Sandy Hike ~11 Miles

Sunday, Jan 21, 2018, 9:00 AM

Big Sandy Trailhead
2209 Sunflower Rd. Livingston, tx

24 Hiking Enthusiasts Attending

Gathering Place: The hike has been relocated to the Big Sandy Trail. The originally planned trail has been closed indefinitely so we will no longer meet at the visitors center. If you are coming from Houston check this page for comments or other changes before leaving. The preserve is subject to flooding, so overnight weather may force changes to …

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Incredible Edibles @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program

Incredible Edibles

Take a walk into the past and see which plants were utilized by those who came before us!

Are you curious how others have lived off the land? Want to know about the relationships the indigenous peoples of the area have with the natural resources? Join a Park Ranger on this hike where we talk about the different plants of the park and their uses!

Be sure to bring water, bug spray, and closed toe shoes. All programs are FREE and meet at the pond center.