Plant It Forward Farm Stand @ Plant It Forward Warehouse
Aug 3 @ 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!



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

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Nature Story Time @ Nature Discovery Center
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

What: Stories, puppets, specimens, songs and more for preschoolers and their caregivers.

When: Every Wednesday at 4pm

This is a free, drop-in program. As a courtesy, please call the Center to let them know if you are coming with a group of 6 or more so that they can be sure to have enough materials on hand for everyone.

Children’s Story Hour @ The Family Garden in the McGovern Centennial Gardens
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bolivar Flats Beach Rambles @ Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am


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.

Jones Park Bicycling @ Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
Aug 8 @ 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.

East End Farmers Market @ Navigation Esplanade
Aug 8 @ 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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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.

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Hermann Park Bird Survey @ Hermann Park
Aug 9 @ 7:30 am

Volunteer Coordinator: Jim WinnYellow-crowned Night-Heron

The public is invited to join us at Hermann Park on the second Monday morning of each month. There is no charge for these bird walks and children are welcome. We meet in parking lot “D” on the south side of the Miller Outdoor Theatre stage.


From Hermann Park Drive parking lot “D” shares the entrance with parking lot “E”. From the fountain in front of Hotel ZaZa, drive around on Hermann Park Dr.(also shown as Golf Course Dr. on some maps) past the Museum of Natural Science and McGovern Centennial Gardens. The entrance to Parking Lot D will be on your right side, just before you get to the large lots in front of the main zoo entrance. The entrance will say Parking Lot “E”. Go in there. Parking Lot “D” is behind Lot “E”.


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Story Time & Family Garden Stroll @ Houston Botanic Garden
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Story Time & Family Garden Stroll @ Houston Botanic Garden | Houston | Texas | United States

Story Time & Family Garden Stroll

Second Tuesday of each month
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Reading: “Plant the Tiny Seed” by Christie Matheson
Children up to 5 years with parents/caregivers
Cost is free but registration is required.
Email rsvp@hbg. org to attend this event.

Come to the Houston Botanic Garden for lively readings of nature-themed
stories. Afterward parents can enjoy a creative activity and a docent-led garden walk that brings stories to life. Additional dates: March 10, April 14, and May 12