Calendar

Take Care of Texas Video Contest Voting
12:00 am
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 shows positive … Continue reading
Little Explorers @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Little Explorers @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
11:00 am
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 … Continue reading
HREG Monthly Meeting @ HREG 14th Floor -Conference Room
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
HREG Monthly Meeting @ HREG 14th Floor -Conference Room | Houston | Texas | United States
6:30 pm
All are welcome to our HREG Monthly Meeting!  During this meeting Brian Chen, HREG President, will share his three-year plan and vision for HREG. This is your chance to hear about the future of HREG and share your thoughts on … Continue reading
McGovern Centennial Gardens Volunteer Orientation @ McGovern Centennial Gardens - Family Garden
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
McGovern Centennial Gardens Volunteer Orientation @ McGovern Centennial Gardens - Family Garden | Houston | Texas | United States
9:30 am
Interested in joining the McGovern Centennial Gardens volunteer team? Anyone who loves to be outdoors and is interested in becoming a regular volunteer in McGovern Centennial Gardens should attend an upcoming orientation. Come learn about volunteer opportunities and the history … Continue reading
Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Meeting @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
9:30 am
Location: 2nd Floor – Conference Room B Visit H-GAC’s page for this event! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click … Continue reading
Parks and Natural Areas Awards Ceremony @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Parks and Natural Areas Awards Ceremony @ Houston-Galveston Area Council | Houston | Texas | United States
10:00 am
Location: HGAC – 2nd Floor – Conference Room A Visit HGAC’s page for this event! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in … Continue reading
Jan 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
AIA Houston's Small Firm Roundtable @ M Architects LLC | Houston | Texas | United States
4:00 pm
Join the conversation! 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 … Continue reading
BikeHouston’s Third Thursday Social @ Houston Bicycle Company
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BikeHouston's Third Thursday Social @ Houston Bicycle Company | Houston | Texas | United States
6:30 pm
BikeHouston is teaming up with our partner Bike Shops to bring you the Third Thursday Social. This is a chance for members and supporters to meet and greet with shop owners, get to know them a little better, and go … Continue reading
Urban Harvest’s Growing Organic Vegetable Series @ University of Houston, Central Campus, McElhinney Hall, Room TBD
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Urban Harvest's Growing Organic Vegetable Series @ University of Houston, Central Campus, McElhinney Hall, Room TBD | Houston | Texas | United States
6:30 pm
In a total of 10 classes (25 hours of instruction), this series covers everything you want to know about growing vegetables. Topics include the advantages of organic and ecological approaches over chemicals; vegetable garden design; irrigation and drainage; soil fertility, … Continue reading
2018 Spring Charrette: Competition Registration Deadline
12:00 am
Can design ingenuity create a new archetype that promotes aspirations for Houston? This year rdAGENTS are joining forces with AIA young professionals to host a design charrette to challenge teams to reimagine the site of the Meat Packing Building (noted below) along Commerce street. The site of … Continue reading
Homeschool Days @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Homeschool Days @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
3:00 pm
Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program Homeschool Days From fishing to ponding to technology, kids will learn something new each week! Great for all school-aged kids! There is plenty of fun to be had and things to learn … Continue reading
Bird Walk @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Bird Walk @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
8:00 am
Bring or borrow binoculars to see some of the amazing birds at Sheldon Lake State Park! Walk through the ponds, woods, wetlands, and prairie while listening and looking for some of the interesting birds that live at Sheldon Lake State … Continue reading
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Memorial Park's Arbor Day with Trees for Houston @ Memorial Park | Houston | Texas | United States
9:00 am
Saturday, January 20th, 2018 is the largest volunteer event of the year at Memorial Park! Join Memorial Park Conservancy, Trees for Houston, and Houston Parks and Recreation Department in planting hundreds of native trees along the Park’s Eastern border. Volunteers can … Continue reading
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am
2018 Spring Charrette - Guided Site Visit @ Buffalo Bayou Building | Houston | Texas | United States
9:30 am
Can design ingenuity create a new archetype that promotes aspirations for Houston? This year rdAGENTS are joining forces with AIA young professionals to host a design charrette to challenge teams to reimagine the site of the Meat Packing Building (noted below) along Commerce street. The site of … Continue reading
Urban Harvest’s Basic Fruit Tree Care and Planting @ University of St. Thomas, Hall and Room TBD
Jan 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Urban Harvest's Basic Fruit Tree Care and Planting @ University of St. Thomas, Hall and Room TBD | Houston | Texas | United States
9:30 am
Basic Fruit Tree Care and Planting will teach you the basics of fruit tree selection, planting, care, and maintenance. Fruit trees are wonderful additions to the urban landscape with beautiful flowers, fragrance, and the reward of organically grown fruits. They support … Continue reading
AIA’s Houston Heights Bicycle Tour @ Heights Branch of the Houston Public Library
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am
AIA's Houston Heights Bicycle Tour @ Heights Branch of the Houston Public Library | Houston | Texas | United States
10:00 am
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 … Continue reading
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Neches River Adventure @ Riverfront Park in Beaumont
10:00 am
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
Field Day! @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Field Day! @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
11:00 am
Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program Field Day! Join a ranger for a hike, fishing, game, or another outdoor activity! Come to Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center to join in our outdoor fun! Every week … Continue reading
Ask a Ranger @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ask a Ranger @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
2:00 pm
Sheldon Lake State Park’s January 2018 Weekly Program Ask a Ranger Stop by our table to ask a ranger any question you may have! Come on over to Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center and look for our … Continue reading
Incredible Edibles @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Incredible Edibles @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
10:00 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 … Continue reading
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Urban Harvest's Sustainable Living Through Permaculture 1 (SLTP 1) @ near 610S and Stella Link
1:00 pm
The design principles of Permaculture (PC) are explained, observed and illustrated in a series of breakout sessions at a home and garden remodeled to reflect PC sustainability principles. This garden is set up with cisterns, many types of fruits, vegetables, … Continue reading
Tyke Hikes @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Tyke Hikes @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
9:30 am
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
H-GAC’s Brown Bag Lunch Series @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
H-GAC's Brown Bag Lunch Series @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
12:00 pm
 Driverless Vehicles:  Are You Ready? SAVE THE DATE for the January 22, 2018 Brown Bag Lunch Series               H-GAC Offices, 2nd Floor, Rm B, Houston, TX 77027                     … Continue reading
Home School Program @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Home School Program @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Houston | Texas | United States
1:00 pm
Our home school classes are offered on Mondays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. for students ages 5-12. A different three-week science unit is taught each month, with classes consisting of instructional time, hands-on activities, and outdoor activities. Extension ideas will be provided to … Continue reading
Waterfowl: Class & Field Trip @ Houston Audubon's Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary
Jan 23 @ 7:00 am – 8:45 am
Waterfowl: Class & Field Trip @ Houston Audubon's Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary | Houston | Texas | United States
7:00 am
The Upper Texas Coast is an amazing area for wintering waterfowl. Each year we have thousands of ducks (24 species possible) and thousands of geese (5 species possible) and mergansers (2 species). While the identification of male ducks is often … Continue reading
Little Explorers @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Jan 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Little Explorers @ Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center  | Houston | Texas | United States
11:00 am
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 … Continue reading
Jan 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Planning Matters Lunch with the Mayor @ City Hall, Legacy Room | Houston | Texas | United States
11:30 am
Join Blueprint Houston as they move into their next phase. Mayor Sylvester Turner will present an update on his activities and they will host a conversation about planning the City’s future and using Plan Houston to prepare for the “next … Continue reading
Solid Waste Management Committee @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Solid Waste Management Committee @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
10:00 am
Location: HGAC – 2nd Floor – Conference Room B Visit HGAC’s page for this event! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in … Continue reading
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
HPARD's Native Plant Propagation Workdays @ HPARD Greenhouse | Houston | Texas | United States
9:00 am
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
Local Environmental Enforcement Roundtable @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Local Environmental Enforcement Roundtable @ Houston-Galveston Area Council
10:00 am
Location: HGAC – 2nd Floor – Conference Room B Visit HGAC’s page for this event! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in … Continue reading