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Oct
21
Sat
2017
Bike Around the Bay 2017 @ Royal Purple Raceway
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day
Bike Around the Bay 2017 @ Royal Purple Raceway | Baytown | Texas | United States

Join the Galveston Bay Foundation for their 11th annual Bike Around the Bay, a two-day 170-mile fully supported ride around Galveston Bay. This unique cycling event takes riders in a complete loop around the largest estuary in Texas (and one of the biggest in North America)! All proceeds from this signature fundraising ride directly benefit GBF and its mission to preserve and protect the Bay.

All cyclists of all skill levels are welcome. Riders are given the option to complete the entire two-day route from Baytown to Galveston and back or one day only. Pick whichever option works for you. The route is fully supported with SAG wagons and frequent breakpoints along the route that provide drinks, snacks, bike mechanics and first aid.

New this year to Bike Around the Bay is the opportunity to participate in a 45-minute yoga and stretching session at the finish of day 1. Participants will focus on static yoga stretches to help open and increase flexibility. After riding 96.3 miles, this session will allow your body to recover and will help enhance performance for day 2 and prevent injuries. It’s free, so remember to RSVP at checkout.

Register today to ride in Bike Around the Bay 2017 on Saturday-Sunday, October 21-22, 2017. If you can’t come out and bike, please consider making a generous donation to help them reach their goal!

Energy Day @ Sam Houston Park
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Energy Day is Houston’s largest FREE family festival showcasing exhibits focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Energy Day will feature exciting exhibits and interactive demonstrations that will teach students and their families about various forms of energy and how through STEM education, they can find an exciting career in the energy industry. With the support of our local schools and energy experts, it’s our hope that students and families who attend can learn something new and develop an interest in STEM education.

Nature Discovery Center Pumpkin Patch  @ Russ Pitman Park
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
  1. Nature Discovery Center Pumpkin Patch                                                        Come visit the Nature Discovery Center Pumpkin Patch Saturday & Sunday, October 21 & 22 from 11 AM to 4 PM both days rain or shine. Their Pumpkin Patch fall festival will return to a transformed Russ Pitman Park this fall. Come enjoy the refreshed, updated park as your family picks out the perfect pumpkins for your porch, takes a horse drawn wagon ride, browses vendor stalls, bounces, spins, and climbs on our big attractions, and plays plenty of festival games. Don’t forget to stop by the food trucks for some scrumptious eats and come out for a fun family fall weekend.

Oct
22
Sun
2017
Nature Discovery Center Pumpkin Patch  @ Russ Pitman Park
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come visit the Nature Discovery Center Pumpkin Patch Saturday & Sunday, October 21 & 22 from 11 AM to 4 PM both days rain or shine. Their Pumpkin Patch fall festival will return to a transformed Russ Pitman Park this fall. Come enjoy the refreshed, updated park as your family picks out the perfect pumpkins for your porch, takes a horse drawn wagon ride, browses vendor stalls, bounces, spins, and climbs on our big attractions, and plays plenty of festival games. Don’t forget to stop by the food trucks for some scrumptious eats and come out for a fun family fall weekend.

Oct
27
Fri
2017
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm
Nov
24
Fri
2017
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Nov 24 @ 6:30 pm
Dec
5
Tue
2017
Youth Making Ripples Film Submission Deadline
Dec 5 all-day

Image result for youth making ripples logoThe Youth Making Ripples Contest is an ocean conservation-inspired film festival and competition which challenges K–12 students to produce short ocean documentaries (< 5 min.) about problems that face the ocean, and possible solutions to these issues. The website provides film maker resources, examples of previous winning films, and submission details. Students can win small scholarships and participate on the annual shark tagging expedition. The deadline for submission is December 5th, 2017.

The 2018 Youth Making Ripples Film Festival will take place on January 25, 2018 and will be hosted by the Mote Marine Laboratory. A portion of the festival will focus specifically on plastic pollution and feature Motes new exhibit called “Sea Debris: Awareness through Art”. Check back soon for details and information.

Dec
29
Fri
2017
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Dec 29 @ 6:30 pm
Jan
26
Fri
2018
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm
Feb
23
Fri
2018
Houston Critical Mass @ Market Square Park, Downtown Houston
Feb 23 @ 6:30 pm