H-GAC Pharmaceutical Take Back

Join the Houston-Galveston Area Council at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 26 to hear tips from an individual who has hosted multiple pharmaceutical take back events as part of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) collection efforts in April and October to learn what it takes to host one in your community. The featured presenters include Cheryl Burton-Fentress with Harris County and Carie Fletcher with BACODA.

Naturally Wild Families:DIY Natural Dyes

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$25 member / $50 nonmember (per family of up to 4; $5 per additional family member)

Capture the colors of a summer’s day with natural dyes! Get ready to get messy while you work together to dye bandanas and homemade paper with natural materials like beets, turmeric, and more. While you wait for the dye to set, you will explore common kitchen and garden materials to find more fabulous colors so you can try dyeing at home.

Notes: Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.

Family Nature Night -Snakes of Texas

Family Nature Nights are packed with experiential learning, opportunities for creative expression, and exposure to the natural world through live animal interactions and nature walks.

Activities begin with themed crafts and fun snacks at 6:30 pm, followed by a brief nature walk before a 7:00 pm presentation by a kid-friendly speaker. We wrap things up at 8:00 pm.

Cost: $5/person ages 2+ (including adults). All children above age 2 must be registered and must be accompanied by a paying adult attendee for these family events. And all adults in your party must be registered/paid as well.
Advance registration is required. Limit 50 people. Register here

August 8 – Snakes of Texas with Gina Distledorf, East Texas Herpetological Society

Discover the lives and habits of common snakes from the Houston area. We will learn about the venomous and non-venomous snakes that you may encounter where you work, live, and hike. There will be a lot of interesting stories, and a chance to encounter and touch live local snakes.