Calendar

Jul
28
Wed
2021
Archbishop Fiorenza Park Phase 2 Bird Survey @ Archbishop Fiorenza Park
Jul 28 @ 8:00 am

Meet in front of the bathrooms near the parking lot off Eldridge.

Are you looking for a fantastic place to see an amazing array of birds? Join Houston Audubon on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Archbishop Fiorenza Park (Phase 2) between Eldridge and Highway 6 for the chance to see a multitude of species, get a good healthy walk in and enjoy the company of other outdoor loving folks. This park has miles of paved trails, wooded thickets, open grassy areas, large detention ponds with bird islands and much more. It is north of the Westpark Tollway and just north of the original Archbishop Fiorenza Park on Eldridge.

Email Mary Anne Weber at if you’d like to participate.

Jul
29
Thu
2021
Various Farmers Markets: Kingwood, Galveston’s Own, Westchase District, Mid-Main Night market….
Jul 29 all-day
Various Farmers Markets: Kingwood, Galveston's Own, Westchase District, Mid-Main Night market....

 

We used to list these markets individually, but it was just too much!

Aug
1
Sun
2021
Chimney Rock Market
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Chimney Rock Market is an outdoor market that features local artists and farmers. Beginning on Feb. 18, 2018, are open the first Sunday of each month.

Image may contain: 1 person, plant and foodTheir vendors sell mouth-watering eats and artisan gifts the whole family can enjoy. As always, four-legged friends are welcome. There will be plenty of treats for them too!

When you’re done shopping, stop in Sean Anthony Salons to browse the beautiful art gallery brought to you by Creative Energy. Art Reception is from 2pm-4pm. Meet the Artisits! Refreshments will be served.

Also, enter for your chance to win a cut and color or Brazillian blowout treatment worth over $300 donated by Sean Anthony Salons.

If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please email chimneyrockmarket@yahoo.com.

Visit the Chimney Rock Market’s Facebook page.

Aug
4
Wed
2021
Heartwood Master Naturalist Chapter Meeting @ W.G. Jones State Forest Education Building
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm
Aug
5
Thu
2021
Various Farmers Markets: Kingwood, Galveston’s Own, Westchase District, Mid-Main Night market….
Aug 5 all-day
Various Farmers Markets: Kingwood, Galveston's Own, Westchase District, Mid-Main Night market....

 

We used to list these markets individually, but it was just too much!

KPC Greenhouse Volunteers @ Memorial Park Conservancy Greenhouse
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Memorial Park Conservancy has generously offered Katy Prairie Conservancy use of their greenhouse while the Native Seed Nursery at KPC’s field office in Waller is being renovated. Volunteers will help grow plants that will be used for various Katy Prairie Conservancy spring projects and for the Great Grow Out. The Memorial Park Conservancy Greenhouse is located in Memorial Park on the south side of Memorial Drive. All are welcome, no experience necessary.

Workdays are scheduled for the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 9:00 a.m. to noon.

Aug
7
Sat
2021
Bolivar Flats Beach Rambles @ Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am

1ST SATURDAY BOLIVAR FLATS BEACH RAMBLES

Walking on Bolivar Flats

Come explore Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary and see what the forces of nature have left for us on the beach and in the wrack lines with Sanctuaries Manager Pete Deichmann. You’ll walk along the beach and out onto the flats discovering the diversity of life along the gulf coast. It’s a perfect opportunity for a family day trip. Ride the Galveston ferry, see dolphins, birds, shellfish and learn about coastal ecosystems.

This program is FREE, suitable for all ages and runs on the first Saturday of each month. No preregistration required. We meet at 10:00 AM at the vehicular barrier. Take TX-87 to Rettilon Rd. Turn right at the beach and travel 3/4 mile. Hope to see you there!

Parking: Parking stickers are REQUIRED for all vehicles to park on Bolivar beaches. They can be purchased locally for $10. A list of vendors can be found here.

Historic Houston’s Salvage Warehouse (Members Only) @ Salvage Warehouse
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

All of the material at Historic Houston’s Salvage Warehouse has been reclaimed from historic houses that Historic Houston has deconstructed, as well as individual items that have been brought to our Salvage Warehouse.  The Salvage Warehouse, now located at 1200 National, has become a regional resource for reclaimed building materials serving an 11 county region of Southeast Texas. Materials at the Salvage Warehouse include, but are not limited to, reclaimed wood flooring, windows and screens, interior/exterior doors and hardware, interior/exterior siding, paneling, and millwork, lumber, bath and kitchen fixtures, cabinetry, and exterior ironwork.

Salvage Warehouse is open to members on the first and third Saturdays. No appointments needed on Saturdays.

Due to limited staffing during the week, current members can chop at the Salvage Warehouse by appointment Tuesday – Friday between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Members can schedule an appointment by calling 713-553-7035.

For more information, visit historichouston.org.

Aug
8
Sun
2021
Farmers Market at Bridgeland
Aug 8 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The market is a monthly gathering of high-quality vendors bringing fresh local produce, pastured meats, free-range eggs, goat cheese, honey, jellies, pasta, pickles, live plants, natural home & pet products, soaps, lotions, and much more right to your neighborhood!

The market is located in the parking lot adjacent to the Activity Center in the community of Bridgeland.

Due to local regulations, no pets are allowed inside the market, where food and samplings are provided.

For more information, visit farmersmarketatbridgeland.org.

 

Houston Climate Protection Alliance Meeting @ First Unitarian Universalist Church
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm

HCPA generally meets the second Sunday of the month, 1:00 PM (possibly 12:30 summer months) to about 1:30, on the second floor (check Sunday activities sheet at front desk for room assignment) at First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5200 Fannin St. at Southmore.  Speakers talk about new developments in climate science and solutions, and we share the ups and downs of being climate activists.  The meeting includes the church’s Climate Action Team, which focuses on how the church community can be part of the solution.