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Neches River Adventure 10:00 am
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
The Big Thicket Association operates The Ivory Bill, a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of … Continue reading
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Nature Discovery Center’s Monday Morning Gardening 9:30 am
Nature Discovery Center’s Monday Morning Gardening @ Nature Discovery Center
Dec 4 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Nature Discovery Center's Monday Morning Gardening @ Nature Discovery Center | Bellaire | Texas | United States
Join us for some light fall gardening on the first Monday of the month and help us care for the park. We’ll be removing some invasive species, growing out & planting natives, watering recently planted plants and more. No experience … Continue reading
Opening Reception 6:00 pm
Opening Reception @ Sunset Coffee Building
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Opening Reception @ Sunset Coffee Building | Houston | Texas | United States
Eastside as Found by Jae Boggess – Funded by a grant from Rice Design Alliance, this photography exhibit documents industrial and commercial buildings east of downtown. In danger of demolition, these neglected and vacant buildings help tell the story of Houston … Continue reading
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Technical Advisory Committee Meeting 9:30 am
Technical Advisory Committee Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Technical Advisory Committee Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council | Houston | Texas | United States
The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) reviews and evaluates H-GAC’s regional transportation plans and provides its recommendations to the TPC. The TAC is an appointed body, which is comprised of representatives of member governments and special citizen interest groups with expertise … Continue reading
Green Gifts 6:00 pm
Green Gifts @ Green Building Resource Center
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Green Gifts @ Green Building Resource Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Green Gifts Education Seminar Free and open to the public and partnering with US Green Building Council Want to give gifts that your friends and family will love while still caring about the environment? Giving green gifts is about choosing … Continue reading
Heartwood Master Naturalist chapter meeting 6:00 pm
Heartwood Master Naturalist chapter meeting @ W.G. Jones State Forest Education Building
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Heartwood Master Naturalist chapter meeting @ W.G. Jones State Forest Education Building  | Texas | United States
http://www.heartwoodtmn.org/whats-happening/chapter-meeting Join Us at the Monthly Chapter Meeting All Chapter members and prospective members are invited! 1st Wednesday of each month – 6:00 p.m. Chapter announcements + Guest Speaker Want to see the upcoming topics? Click here for the full … Continue reading
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Climate Change Reading Group 6:30 pm
Climate Change Reading Group @ Axelrad Beer Garden
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm
Climate Change Reading Group @ Axelrad Beer Garden | Houston | Texas | United States
What does climate change mean for Houston? More Harvey-like severe weather events, more devastating storm surge, more energy use dependent on fossil fuels, wider spread tropical disease, or more heat index days and ozone? If you are interested in learning about … Continue reading
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Second Saturday Bird Walks 8:00 am
Second Saturday Bird Walks @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Dec 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Second Saturday Bird Walks @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Free to attend, donations appreciated. Work on your bird watching skills while helping the Arboretum monitor bird populations on a fun, relaxed morning walk. Join us on the second Saturday of each month at the front door of the building … Continue reading
Nature Explore Educator Workshops 9:00 am
Nature Explore Educator Workshops @ Mercer Botanic Gardens
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nature Explore Educator Workshops @ Mercer Botanic Gardens
The Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation in collaboration with Mercer Botanic Gardens proudly invite you to Nature Explore workshops devoted to reconnecting children with nature. Two workshops are available on Saturday, December 9, 2017. One workshop is $40; … Continue reading
Neches River Adventure 10:00 am
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
The Big Thicket Association operates The Ivory Bill, a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of … Continue reading
Trees & Stars Winter Celebration 6:30 pm
Trees & Stars Winter Celebration @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Trees & Stars Winter Celebration @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Register Online $30 member / $45 nonmember / $15 children ages 5-12 For ages 5 and up Join the Arboretum and the Houston Astronomical Society for a winter celebration! Enjoy festive food, Saint Arnold beer, Katz Coffee, and a hot chocolate … Continue reading
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AIA Houston Holiday Party 5:30 pm
AIA Houston Holiday Party @ Cullinan Hall, Museum of Fine Arts
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm
AIA Houston Holiday Party @ Cullinan Hall, Museum of Fine Arts | Houston | Texas | United States
Honoring Nonya Grenader, FAIA American Institute of Architects (AIA) Houston honors a Houston architect at its annual holiday party by donating an architect designed object to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. This year’s holiday party will take place on … Continue reading
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AIA’s Full Day CE Event Opportunity – December 2017 8:30 am
AIA’s Full Day CE Event Opportunity – December 2017 @ HOK
Dec 13 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
AIA's Full Day CE Event Opportunity - December 2017 @ HOK | Houston | Texas | United States
Space is limited.  Online registration is required. Register Here Agenda 8:30-9:00 am Breakfast and Registration 9:00-11:00am A Hands on Approach for Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Materials Testing Presented by Moe Shihadeh, Earth Engineering 2.0 HSW 11:00-12:00am Coatings for Steel Railing … Continue reading
Houston Food Policy Workgroup 11:30 am
Houston Food Policy Workgroup @ Upper Kirby Building
Dec 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Houston Food Policy Workgroup @ Upper Kirby Building | Houston | Texas | United States
http://www.houstontomorrow.org/initiatives/story/houston-food-policy-workgroup/ ***Bring your own lunch*** ***RSVP Required*** The mission of the Houston Food Policy Workgroup is to nurture the growth of a sustainable local food system, accessible to all, through education, collaboration, communication, and creation of a food policy council … Continue reading
Houston Food System Collaborative annual year-end potluck 11:30 am
Houston Food System Collaborative annual year-end potluck @ Houston Food Bank
Dec 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Houston Food System Collaborative annual year-end potluck @ Houston Food Bank | Houston | Texas | United States
Join Houston Food System Collaborative to celebrate recent accomplishments and discuss upcoming plans. Co Chairs Josh Owens, Houston-Galveston Area Council Rosalind Bello, MD Anderson Action Group Leads EBT Access at Farmers Markets; Linsi Broom, Houston Health Department Fair Agriculture Valuation; Scott … Continue reading
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HPARD’s Native Plant Propagation Workdays 9:00 am
HPARD’s Native Plant Propagation Workdays @ HPARD Greenhouse
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
HPARD's Native Plant Propagation Workdays @ HPARD Greenhouse | Houston | Texas | United States
Habitat Restoration Our volunteer group meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon at the HPARD Greenhouse. We propagate plants from locally collected native seed. A typical workday may include seeding pots, bumping up trays … Continue reading
IIDA Credits & Cocktails 11:30 am
IIDA Credits & Cocktails @ Huitt-Zollars
Dec 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
IIDA Credits & Cocktails @ Huitt-Zollars | Houston | Texas | United States
Brought to you by the Interior Architecture Need a few credits before the end of the year? We are hosting three (3) exciting presentations in one day!  One program at lunchtime and two evening presentations back-to-back.  At lunchtime, we will explore … Continue reading
IIDA Credits & Cocktails 5:00 pm
IIDA Credits & Cocktails @ CRG
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
IIDA Credits & Cocktails @ CRG | Houston | Texas | United States
Brought to you by the Interior Architecture Need a few credits before the end of the year? We are hosting three (3) exciting presentations in one day!  One program at lunchtime and two evening presentations back-to-back.  At lunchtime, we will explore … Continue reading
Air Alliance Houston Holiday Open House 5:30 pm
Air Alliance Houston Holiday Open House @ Air Alliance Houston
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Air Alliance Houston Holiday Open House @ Air Alliance Houston | Houston | Texas | United States
Join Air Alliance Houston for an evening of holiday cheer as they celebrate the organization and community’s accomplishments for the year. Join friends and colleagues after work for conversation and light refreshments at their office. Please also consider bringing nonperishable food … Continue reading
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Take Care of Texas Video Contest Deadline 12:00 am
Take Care of Texas Video Contest Deadline
Dec 15 @ 12:00 am
Take Care of Texas Video Contest Deadline
Upcoming Deadline The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is a fun way for young people to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge with others! Students film a 30-second video that … Continue reading
Transportation Policy Council Meeting 9:30 am
Transportation Policy Council Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Dec 15 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Transportation Policy Council Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
The Transportation Policy Council (TPC) provides policy guidance and overall coordination of the transportation planning activities within the region. The TPC consists of 28 members representing cities and counties, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), the Metropolitan Transit Authority of … Continue reading
Committee on Architecture for Healthcare December Meeting 12:00 pm
Committee on Architecture for Healthcare December Meeting @ Huitt-Zollars
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Committee on Architecture for Healthcare December Meeting @ Huitt-Zollars | Houston | Texas | United States
Please RSVP to Rhonda if you plan to attend the monthly meeting.   For more events by the American Institute of Architects, visit their Events Calendar!Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens … Continue reading
Ai Weiwei’s THE HUMAN FLOW 7:00 pm
Ai Weiwei’s THE HUMAN FLOW @ The Museum of Fine Arts
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ai Weiwei’s THE HUMAN FLOW @ The Museum of Fine Arts | Houston | Texas | United States
On the short list for Best Documentary Feature at the 2018 Academy Awards! Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change, and war in the greatest human displacement since World … Continue reading
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AIA’s 3rd Ward Bicycle Tour 10:00 am
AIA’s 3rd Ward Bicycle Tour @ HCC "Central Campus" Sign
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am
AIA's 3rd Ward Bicycle Tour @ HCC "Central Campus" Sign | Houston | Texas | United States
Houston Community College, Emancipation Park, Project Row Houses, Texas Southern University and more! This tour will look at the neighborhood’s character, history, and future in the center of Houston. Reservations are required for this tour as attendance is limited. December … Continue reading
Kayak Adventure 10:00 am
Kayak Adventure @ East End Lagoon
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kayak Adventure @ East End Lagoon | Galveston | Texas | United States
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 … Continue reading
Neches River Adventure 10:00 am
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
The Big Thicket Association operates The Ivory Bill, a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of … Continue reading
Kayak Adventure 1:00 pm
Kayak Adventure @ East End Lagoon
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Kayak Adventure @ East End Lagoon | Galveston | Texas | United States
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 … Continue reading
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Tyke Hikes 9:30 am
Tyke Hikes @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Dec 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Tyke Hikes @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Encourage your child’s curiosity about nature and spend time with them exploring outdoors! Children 18 months to 3 years, with their adult companions, can join a naturalist for a story reading, a simple nature activity or craft, and a stroller-friendly hike … Continue reading
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AIA/IIDA Happy Hour 5:30 pm
AIA/IIDA Happy Hour @ Chapman and Kirby
Dec 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
AIA/IIDA Happy Hour @ Chapman and Kirby | Houston | Texas | United States
RSVP Here 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 … Continue reading
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Small Firm Roundtable 4:00 pm
Small Firm Roundtable @ Wooster's Garden
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm
Small Firm Roundtable @ Wooster's Garden | Houston | Texas | United States
  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 … Continue reading
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Nature Discovery Center’s Winter Break Camp 9:00 am
Nature Discovery Center’s Winter Break Camp @ Nature Discovery Center
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Nature Discovery Center's Winter Break Camp @ Nature Discovery Center | Bellaire | Texas | United States
We are offering day-long camps on select days during the 2017-2018 Winter Break from school for kids ages 5 – 10. Day camps meet from 9 am – 3:30 pm each day. After Care is also available until 5:30 pm. … Continue reading
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Neches River Adventure 10:00 am
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
The Big Thicket Association operates The Ivory Bill, a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of … Continue reading
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Nature Discovery Center’s Winter Break Camp 9:00 am
Nature Discovery Center’s Winter Break Camp @ Nature Discovery Center
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Nature Discovery Center's Winter Break Camp @ Nature Discovery Center | Bellaire | Texas | United States
We are offering day-long camps on select days during the 2017-2018 Winter Break from school for kids ages 5 – 10. Day camps meet from 9 am – 3:30 pm each day. After Care is also available until 5:30 pm. … Continue reading
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HPARD’s Native Plant Propagation Workdays 9:00 am
HPARD’s Native Plant Propagation Workdays @ HPARD Greenhouse
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
HPARD's Native Plant Propagation Workdays @ HPARD Greenhouse | Houston | Texas | United States
Habitat Restoration Our volunteer group meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon at the HPARD Greenhouse. We propagate plants from locally collected native seed. A typical workday may include seeding pots, bumping up trays … Continue reading
Nature Discovery Center’s Winter Break Camp 9:00 am
Nature Discovery Center’s Winter Break Camp @ Nature Discovery Center
Dec 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Nature Discovery Center's Winter Break Camp @ Nature Discovery Center | Bellaire | Texas | United States
We are offering day-long camps on select days during the 2017-2018 Winter Break from school for kids ages 5 – 10. Day camps meet from 9 am – 3:30 pm each day. After Care is also available until 5:30 pm. … Continue reading
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Eco-Art Workshop Day: Shark Mania 9:00 am
Eco-Art Workshop Day: Shark Mania @ Artist Boat
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Eco-Art Workshop Day: Shark Mania @ Artist Boat | Galveston | Texas | United States
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 … Continue reading
Nature Discovery Center’s Winter Break Camp 9:00 am
Nature Discovery Center’s Winter Break Camp @ Nature Discovery Center
Dec 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Nature Discovery Center's Winter Break Camp @ Nature Discovery Center | Bellaire | Texas | United States
We are offering day-long camps on select days during the 2017-2018 Winter Break from school for kids ages 5 – 10. Day camps meet from 9 am – 3:30 pm each day. After Care is also available until 5:30 pm. … Continue reading
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AIA’s Montrose Walking Tour 10:00 am
AIA’s Montrose Walking Tour @ Menil Collection Bookstore
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am
AIA's Montrose Walking Tour @ Menil Collection Bookstore | Houston | Texas | United States
Montrose is one of the most diverse and interesting neighborhoods in Houston with some of the city’s best architecture including spectacular mansions, charming bungalows, the campus of the University of St. Thomas, Rothko Chapel, and the Menil Collection. ArCH tour … Continue reading
Neches River Adventure 10:00 am
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
The Big Thicket Association operates The Ivory Bill, a covered excursion boat on the Neches River for school field trips, social events and Nature classes. The boat operates on the open river, and is capable of navigating the shallows of … Continue reading
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Christmas Bird Count on Buffalo Bayou
Christmas Bird Count on Buffalo Bayou @ Houston Audubon's Edith L. Moore Sanctuary
Dec 31 all-day
Christmas Bird Count on Buffalo Bayou @ Houston Audubon's Edith L. Moore Sanctuary | Houston | Texas | United States
This is one of the few CBCs that is set almost entirely in an urban environment. The count circle does contain a few areas of undeveloped land that usually hold a few surprises since they are surround by development. It … Continue reading
2017 Christmas Bird Count 6:00 am
2017 Christmas Bird Count @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Dec 31 @ 6:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017 Christmas Bird Count @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Every winter, tens of thousands of volunteers across North America wake up at the crack of dawn and brave winter weather just to get a headcount of local birds. The Christmas Bird Count is a 118 year old tradition and … Continue reading