Calendar

Oct
25
Sun
2020
Jones Park Bicycling @ Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
Oct 25 @ 8:00 am
Jones Park Bicycling @ Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center | Humble | Texas | United States

The Jones-Bender, Judy Overby Bell and Spring Creek Greenway trails are open for bicycling. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

All Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center programs and events are free of charge unless otherwise noted and open to the public regardless of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, physical ability, national origin, or religion. Anyone requiring special assistance to participate in these programs should contact the nature center. Programs meet at the Nature Center unless otherwise noted. Solid shoes are recommended. Call 281-446-8588 for more information.

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market @ The Bryan Museum
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

  • 9am – 12pm {June-September}
  • 9am -1 pm {October – May}

The best way to gain up-to-date information about Galveston’s Own Farmers’ Market is to sign up for their weekly newsletter. You’ll learn about upcoming events and community partnerships at GOFM, receive the most accurate list of expected vendors for each week, collect recipes based on vendor products and gain insider access to your local farmers’ market.

If you’re interested in becoming a vendor with GOFM, visit their ‘vendors’ page where you can download an application.

If you’d like to volunteer your time with GOFM, they always welcome new faces! Visit our ‘volunteer’ page for more information.

East End Farmers Market @ Navigation Esplanade
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Brought to you by the Greater East End Management District, the East End Street Market is open every Sunday from 10am – 2pm on the Navigation Esplanade (2800 Navigation Blvd.) in front of the historic original Ninfa’s Restaurant.

Unique among Houston’s farmers markets, the East End Street Market blends sights and sounds, cuisine and culture to create an experience that is rooted in one of Houston’s most historic communities.

Visit the East End Street Market to sample fresh garden fruits and vegetables, locally produced farm and dairy products, prepared foods, and unique handcrafted wares.

Interested in becoming a vendor? Contact Market Manager Chef Roy Rodriguez.

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For more information, visit eastendhouston.com/market.

Farmers Market At LaCenterra @ LaCenterra
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Oct
26
Mon
2020
ForesTree Professional Development Workshops
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Open to PreK – 8th grade teachers. Learn about forest ecosystems & different activities to incorporate forestry into your classrooms. Sponsored by Project Learning Tree, Texas Forest Service and Texas Forestry Association.

Includes three sessions: October 26, November 2 and November 9.

FREE! Registration and details found here: http://www.plttexas.org/workshop.aspx?workshopID=355

Oct
27
Tue
2020
Habitat Work Days @ NOA I Bldg, UHCL
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

There are many opportunities for you to get involved with EIH’s WaterSmart Habitat. Whether you’re looking for community service hours, or just a change of pace. Habitat volunteers help weed and mulch flower beds, plant native plants, maintain pathways, and trim trees and bushes. Volunteers may also help clean out the pond on select work days.

Volunteering at EIH is a great way to get your organization involved in the community. Please call in advance if you have a large group or if you would like to schedule your group on a different day. For more information, visit www.uhcl.edu, or contact: Wendy Reistle at 281-283-3045 or [email protected].

Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Sheldon Lake Prairie Restoration @ Sheldon Lake Sate Park & Environmental Learning Center | Houston | Texas | United States

Every Tuesday. Join volunteers to help with the ongoing restoration of historic tall grass prairie. Activities include separating and potting rescued grasses, planting mature grasses and collecting seed. No training necessary. Held at Sheldon Lake State Park and Environmental Learning Center, 14140 Garrett Road, Houston, Texas 77044.

Virtually Wild! Communities
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Virtually Wild! Communities

Virtually WILD! Community – participants can interact LIVE with conservationists around Houston. The location changes weekly.

Contact Emma Wilson for the Zoom link, or join us on Facebook LIVE @hereinhouston. Each program lasts about 15 minutes.

Grade Levels: This program is planned for community members of any age. Corresponding, TEKS-aligned, asynchronous videos/activities are for K-8th grade, and are posted on the website.

Join CEC, US Fish & Wildlife and the National Park Foundation for a chance to see wild places, and the people that work to keep them that way, all around Houston.

Plant It Forward Farm Stand @ Plant It Forward Warehouse
Oct 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

 

Plant It Forward farms are selling fresh produces directly on-the-farm at their neighborhood Farm Stands. You can stop by during Farm Stand hours to buy freshly harvested produce from your friendly neighborhood farmer.

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If you’d like to stop by and see one of their farms, Plant It Forward recommends that you visit during Farm Stand hours and meet one of their farmers.

SNAP, credit, and debit accepted!

 


PLANT IT FORWARD WAREHOUSE

4030 Willowbend Blvd, Houston TX 77025
Tuesdays 3:30-5:30pm


For more information, visit plant-it-forward.org.