Calendar

The CEC Calendar of Events features any Houston Area event centered around the environment. CEC’s network of partners are invited to submit events that they wish to share with the public, from volunteer opportunities, to lectures, to community celebrations! These events are updated weekly to ensure the public has as many opportunities as possible to participate.


CEC Events

Reoccurring

The Environmental Educators Exchange (EEE) Virtual Meet Ups take place every other Friday at 8:30 AM. Join us for a chance to connect with fellow educators, swap stories, share resources, and build a sense of community! Email the Citizens’ Environmental Coalition (CEC) for the Google Meet Link. These meetings are hosted by CEC in partnership with Texas Association for Environmental Education.

September

Tuesday, September 20, 2022. Climate Fresk! Climate Fresk is a workshop that helps you to learn the facts of climate change through a playful, interactive, and scientific game. CEC is partnering with Central City Co-Op, Blackwood Educational Land Institute, and the Climate Fresk organization to host a night of fun and learning. It will be held from 6-9 pm at the POST Houston, 401 Franklin Street, on the rooftop next to the garden. Register here!

November

November 15 and 16 – Member Convening! More information coming soon.


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Various Farmers Markets: GOFM and East End
Various Farmers Markets: GOFM and East End
Oct 2 all-day
Various Farmers Markets: GOFM and East End @ Galveston | Texas | United States
We used to list these markets individually, but it was just too much! 9:00am -1:00pm {October – May} Galveston’s Own Farmers Market (weekly) 10:00am -2:00pm East End Farmers Market (weekly)  Share this:Click to email a link to a friend (Opens … Continue reading
Various Farmers Markets: Kingwood, Galveston’s Own, Westchase District, Mid-Main Night market….
Various Farmers Markets: Kingwood, Galveston’s Own, Westchase District, Mid-Main Night market….
Oct 6 all-day
  We used to list these markets individually, but it was just too much!  2:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Kingwood Farmers Market at Kingwood Town Center Park (weekly) (3 pm to 7 pm during Daylight Saving Time) 3:00 pm to … Continue reading
Various Farmers Markets: Urban Harvest, Energy Corridor, Finca Farm Stand, Plant It Forward, more…
Various Farmers Markets: Urban Harvest, Energy Corridor, Finca Farm Stand, Plant It Forward, more…
Oct 8 all-day
We used to list these markets individually, but it was just too much! 8:00 am to noon: Urban Harvest Eastside Farmers Market at St. John’s Parking Lot (weekly) 8:00 am to noon: The Farmers Market on Grand Parkway (weekly) 9:00 … Continue reading
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9:00 am Vegan World Radio @ 90.1 KPFT
Vegan World Radio @ 90.1 KPFT
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am
Vegan World Radio is dedicated to telling the story of the vegan revolution that’s saving the animals, the planet, and our health. Tune in every Sunday morning 9-10 am on KPFT, 90.1 FM, and online at http://www.kpft.org. You can access the archive … Continue reading
1:00 pm Active Hope: Climate Grief & Transformation Group @ First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston
Active Hope: Climate Grief & Transformation Group @ First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Transform despair to action in the troubled world – a mutual support self study groupShare this:Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens … Continue reading
6:30 pm Book Circle: “Restoring the Kinship Worldview” @ Online
Book Circle: “Restoring the Kinship Worldview” @ Online
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Weekly book discussion group, hosted by First Unitarian Universalist Church Climate Action Team. To sign-up, email Nan Hildreth.Share this:Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share … Continue reading
6:00 pm Faithful Voter Weekly Discussion Group @ online
Faithful Voter Weekly Discussion Group @ online
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Faithful Voter Weekly Discussion Group @ online
As people of faith and conscience, we believe elections are a referendum on the values that will shape our future. How can we renew our fragile democracy? How do we honor the human dignity of every person? Will we protect … Continue reading
7:30 pm Book Circle: “Restoring the Kinship Worldview” @ Online
Book Circle: “Restoring the Kinship Worldview” @ Online
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly book discussion group, hosted by Extinction Rebellion. To sign-up, email Nan Hildreth.Share this:Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new … Continue reading
12:00 am People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
Oct 5 @ 12:00 am – Oct 6 @ 12:00 am
People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
All Houston-area residents are invited to participate in the online People’s Ecochallenge. This event offers you the opportunity to care for the earth by taking on a challenge in: regenerating nature, nourishing food, balancing consumption, cultivating communities or enacting equity.  … Continue reading
9:30 am Children’s Nature Classes @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Children’s Nature Classes @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Looking for a place to get your children outdoors? ABNC’s EcoClasses will allow your child to explore, discover and observe (STEM). Join them for some great nature experiences! Check out their website at abnc.org for details or call 713-274-2668 to reserve your … Continue reading
4:00 pm E.P.I.C Program @ Eddie V. Grey Wetlands Education Center
E.P.I.C Program @ Eddie V. Grey Wetlands Education Center
Oct 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
E.P.I.C Program @ Eddie V. Grey Wetlands Education Center | Baytown | Texas | United States
Environment Protectors Initiating Change (E.P.I.C) E.P.I.C. is a free service learning club for high school teens that is aimed at learning about, and solving coastal environmental problems through hands-on projects. If you would like to: Make a difference Help your … Continue reading
6:00 pm Heartwood Master Naturalist Chapter Meeting @ Online Venue
Heartwood Master Naturalist Chapter Meeting @ Online Venue
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm
Heartwood Master Naturalist Chapter Meeting @ Online Venue | Texas | United States
Attend the Monthly Chapter Meeting of the Heartwood Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalists. All Chapter members and prospective members are invited. 1st Wednesday of each month, except December. – 6:00 p.m. Chapter announcements + Guest Speaker Want to see … Continue reading
6:00 pm Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group @ ONLINE
Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group @ ONLINE
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group @ ONLINE
Scientists tell us that we must reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 45% by 2030. That may seem like a very high hurdle. But, it translates to only a 5%/year reduction, starting now. Participants in this course will leave with … Continue reading
12:00 am People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
Oct 6 @ 12:00 am – Oct 7 @ 12:00 am
People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
All Houston-area residents are invited to participate in the online People’s Ecochallenge. This event offers you the opportunity to care for the earth by taking on a challenge in: regenerating nature, nourishing food, balancing consumption, cultivating communities or enacting equity.  … Continue reading
5:00 pm Immense World Book Discussion Group for the Season of Creation @ online
Immense World Book Discussion Group for the Season of Creation @ online
Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Immense World Book Discussion Group for the Season of Creation @ online
Calling environmentalists, animal lovers, Christians observing the Season of Creation, and people of all faith/spiritual traditions to learn about the amazing sensory abilities of animals in a weekly book discussion group using the bestseller Immense World: How Animals Senses Reveal … Continue reading
12:00 am People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
Oct 7 @ 12:00 am – Oct 8 @ 12:00 am
People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
All Houston-area residents are invited to participate in the online People’s Ecochallenge. This event offers you the opportunity to care for the earth by taking on a challenge in: regenerating nature, nourishing food, balancing consumption, cultivating communities or enacting equity.  … Continue reading
8:30 am Prairie Friday @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Prairie Friday @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Oct 7 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
An opportunity to participate in stewardship work for registered volunteers–if you are not already a volunteer, please check out Armand Bayou Nature Centers’ website for more information. Help restore the prairie by potting and planting native plants and forbs every … Continue reading
9:30 am Children’s Nature Classes @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Children’s Nature Classes @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Looking for a place to get your children outdoors? ABNC’s EcoClasses will allow your child to explore, discover and observe (STEM). Join them for some great nature experiences! Check out their website at abnc.org for details or call 713-274-2668 to reserve your … Continue reading
5:30 pm Plant-Based Burger Bar & Potluck @ First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston
Plant-Based Burger Bar & Potluck @ First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
This Plant-Based Burger Bar/Potluck kicks off a week long awareness campaign for animal rights and veganism. We are featuring Animal activist/author Ed Winters, Musical guest Strands of Compassion, and a sermon by D. Scott Cooper. We hope to find likeminded … Continue reading
12:00 am People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
Oct 8 @ 12:00 am – Oct 9 @ 12:00 am
People’s Eco-Challenge @ online
All Houston-area residents are invited to participate in the online People’s Ecochallenge. This event offers you the opportunity to care for the earth by taking on a challenge in: regenerating nature, nourishing food, balancing consumption, cultivating communities or enacting equity.  … Continue reading
7:00 am Armand Bayou Bird Survey @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Armand Bayou Bird Survey @ Armand Bayou Nature Center
Oct 8 @ 7:00 am
Armand Bayou Bird Survey @ Armand Bayou Nature Center | Pasadena | Texas | United States
The monthly bird count will begin at 7 a.m., starting off from the front parking lot of Armand Bayou Nature Center, dispersing from there. Please try and be here by 7 a.m. as gates will lock promptly at 7:05. If … Continue reading
8:00 am Second Saturday Bird Walks @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Second Saturday Bird Walks @ Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
Oct 8 @ 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 the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center on the second Saturday of each month at the … Continue reading
10:00 am Garden Tour & Prayer with Eyes Wide Open @ Houston Botanic Garden
Garden Tour & Prayer with Eyes Wide Open @ Houston Botanic Garden
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Garden Tour & Prayer with Eyes Wide Open @ Houston Botanic Garden | Houston | Texas | United States
Experience a private guided tour of the Houston Botanic Garden, followed by practice of the nature-based Christian spiritual discipline of prayer with eyes wide open. Prayer with eyes wide open is a very meaningful way to deepen spirituality through nature, … Continue reading
10:30 am Citizens’ Climate Lobby Woodlands Chapter Meeting @ Virtual Event
Citizens’ Climate Lobby Woodlands Chapter Meeting @ Virtual Event
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Citizens' Climate Lobby Woodlands Chapter Meeting @ Virtual Event | Spring | Texas | United States
Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is a non-partisan, grass-roots organization that works to create political will for climate solutions by building constructive and respectful working relationships with members of Congress. CCL advocates for Carbon Fee and Dividend (CF&D), a revenue-neutral, market-based … Continue reading
5:00 pm Vegetarianism and the Environment @ Online
Vegetarianism and the Environment @ Online
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston along with the climate action team is sponsoring a series of events as part of service dedicated to animal rights. This event will feature World Renowned Vegan Activist Ed Winters speaking about veganism and … Continue reading
6:00 pm Vegan Society of P.E.A.C.E. Monthly Meeting @ Houston Community College Conference Center
Vegan Society of P.E.A.C.E. Monthly Meeting @ Houston Community College Conference Center
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vegan Society of P.E.A.C.E. Monthly Meeting @ Houston Community College Conference Center | Houston | Texas | United States
Join Vegan Society of P.E.A.C.E. for their “Vegan 2nd Saturdays” Monthly Meetings, Presentations & Vegan Potlucks Held on the “2nd Saturdays” of each month, they will enjoy a delicious vegan potluck and meeting, along with a discussion, film screening, food … Continue reading